Chapters explore how Learning Stories:
" help make connections with families;
" support the inclusion of children and family voices;
" tell us stories about babies;
" allow children to dictate their own stories;
" can be used to revisit children's learning journeys;
" can contribute to teaching and learning wisdom.
This ground-breaking book expands on the concept of Learning Stories, and includes examples from practice in both New Zealand and the UK. It outlines the philosophy behind this pedagogical tool for documenting how learning identities are constructed, and shows through research evidence why the early years is such a critical time in the formation of learning dispositions.
Margaret Carr is a Professor of Education at the University of Waikato, New Zealand. Wendy Lee is Director of the Educational Leadership Project, New Zealand.