1. How can we think about young children's thinking? 2. Theories of cognitive development - learning to think and thinking to learn 3. The social, cultural and emotional contexts of thinking and understanding 4. The developing brain 5. Knowing about the mind: theory of mind, self-regulation and metacognition 6. Observing, describing and documenting children's thinking and understanding 7. Language, communication and thought 8.Knowing about the world: the development of children's concepts 9. Young children's visual thinking 10. Young children's thinking in music 11. Approaches to developing young children's thinking and understanding Websites Bibliography Index
Sue Robson is Principal Lecturer in Education, Early Childhood Studies, Froebel College at the University of Roehampton.