The purpose of this project is to, in collaboration between university and preschool, further develop theory about play-based preschool didactics.
This project was concluded in 2019.
Project name Play-based didactics: Developing early childhood didactics theory in collaboration between researchers and preschool teachers Project manager at Linnaeus University Maria Magnusson Other project members Hanna Palmér and Maria Magnusson, Linnaeus University Niklas Pramling (project manager), Camilla Björklund, Anne Kultti, Pernilla Lagerlöf, Cecilia Wallerstedt and Ingrid Pramling Samuelsson, University of Gothenburg, Sweden Susanne Thulin and Agneta Jonsson, Kristianstad University, Sweden Participating organizations Linnaeus University, University of Gothenburg and Kristianstad University, Sweden Financier The Swedish Institute for Educational Research (Skolforskningsinstitutet; Skolfi 2016/112) Timetable 2016–2019 Subject Pedagogy, didactics (Department of Education and Teachers' Practice, Faculty of Social Sciences)
An issue of the Swedish journal Research in teaching and learning (Forskning om undervisning och lärande; ForskUL) with the theme Play-responsive teaching in early childhood education (Lekresponsiv undervisning i förskolan) presents part-studies from the project: ForskUL_vol7_nr1_2019.pdf (in Swedish).
An article about the project Acquiring written language tools by "playing shop" (Att tillägna sig skriftspråkliga verktyg genom att leka affär) can be found here: ForskUL_vol7_nr1_2019_s23-43.pdf (in Swedish).