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Where The Process Begins

by Vivian Gussin Paley - 2008

In our rush to produce early readers and writers, we are apt to forget what we once knew: the education of young children begins in the doll corner and blocks.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 107, No. 2.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 110 Number 14, 2008, p. 155-156
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 22865, Date Accessed: 9/21/2020 9:50:30 PM

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  • Vivian Gussin Paley
    Univesity of Chicago
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    Vivian Gussin Paley grew up in Chicago in the 1930s and spent 37 years as a nursery and kindergarten teacher, mostly in the University of Chicagoís laboratory schools, where she continues to research the stories and play of young children. Her work has earned her many honors, and her books include White Teacher, The Boy Who Would Be a Helicopter, You Canít Say You Canít Play, and The Girl with the Brown Crayon. This essay was written expressly for publication in this volume.
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