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Children and Play
An exploration of the development of children through social interaction.
# 134807 | 1,750 words | 10 sources | APA | 2007 | US


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The paper discusses how Beck states that many educators focus on the work of Piaget in relation to childhood play and education, rather than the work of Vygotsky. However, the paper shows how Beck further stipulates that as time progresses there is a greater focus on Vygotsky's theory because it not only addresses the needs of regular classroom students, but those within special education programs as well.

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"Beck (2001) states that many educators focus on the work of Piaget in relation to childhood play and education, rather than the work of Vygotsky (p. 254). However, Beck (2001) further stipulates that as time progresses there is a greater focus on Vygotsky's theory because it not only addresses the needs of regular classroom students, but those within special education programs as well. In relation to play, Vygotsky's theory offers an opportunity to comprehend how significant play can be in every child's development, with the concept of play being based on Vygotsky's..."

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