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NOW Play Publication Series

Nazila Eisazadeh, Ph.D., Managing Editor 2022

Castillo, V. (2021). Teaching Approaches for Indigenous Languages. Eisazadeh, N. (Ed.). Unpublished manuscript, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.

Nicola Friedrich, Ph.D., Managing Editor 2021

Dynamic Assessment: An Alternative for Diagnostic and Early Intervention Services. Yellow cover with title of position paper and instructions to "click here"
Eisazadeh, N. (2021). Dynamic Assessment: An Alternative for Diagnostic and Early Intervention Services. Friedrich, N. (Ed.). Unpublished manuscript, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.
Challenges to Implementing Indigenous Immersion Programs in Cananda.
Girmohanta, S. (2022). Challenges to Implementing Indigenous Immersion Programs in Canada. Friedrich, N. (Ed.). Unpublished manuscript, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.
Culturally Relevant Speech-Language Practices for Second Language Learners. Yellow cover with title of position paper and instructions to "click here"
Ta, T., & Liendo, A. (2021). Culturally Relevant Speech-Language Practices for Second Language Learners. Friedrich, N. (Ed.). Unpublished manuscript, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.
Play in Australian and Canadian Context. Yellow cover with title of position paper and instructions to "click here"
Liendo, A., & Ta, T. (2021). Play in Australian and Canadian Indigenous Contexts. Friedrich, N. (Ed.). Unpublished manuscript, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.
Barriers to Implementation of Play in Early Childhood Classroom. Yellow cover with title of position paper and instructions to "click here"
Ta, T. (2021). Barriers to implementation of play in early childhood classrooms. Friedrich, N. (Ed.). Unpublished manuscript, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.
The Challenges of Defining and Discussing Play and Play Research. Yellow cover with title of position paper and instructions to "click here"
Liendo, A. (2021). The Challenges of Defining and Discussing Play and Play Research. Friedrich, N. (Ed.). Unpublished manuscript, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.


Christine Portier, Ph.D., Managing Editor 2014-2017

Play, Drawing & Scribbles

The Importance of Play for Preschool Children's Learning. Yellow cover with title of position paper and instructions to "click here"
Bockarova, M. (2015). The importance of play for preschool children’s learning. Portier, C. (Ed.). Unpublished manuscript, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.
Play in Early Childhood Education Programs - Analysis of Curriculum Documents in Four Canada Provinces. Yellow cover with title of position paper and instructions to "click here"
Jang, S. Y. (2015). Play in early childhood education programs—Analysis of curriculum documents in four Canadian provinces. Portier, C. (Ed.). Unpublished manuscript, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.
A Principal's View on Play. Yellow cover with title of position paper and instructions to "click here"
Murray, A. (2016). A principal’s view on play. Portier, C. (Ed.). Unpublished manuscript, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.
The Importance of Drawing and Scribbling. Yellow cover with title of position paper and instructions to "click here"
Uddin, M. (2016). The importance of drawing and scribbling. Portier, C. (Ed.). Unpublished manuscript, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.
Play-Based Learning in Kindergarten Programs - Analysis of Curriculum Documents in Four Canadian Provinces. Yellow cover with title of position paper and instructions to "click here"
Rajendram, S. (2014). Play-based learning in kindergarten programs—Analysis of curriculum documents in four Canadian provinces. Portier, C. (Ed.). Unpublished manuscript, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.

Sustaining Culture & Identity

Honouring the Rural Narrative in Educational Research. Yellow cover with title of position paper and instructions to "click here"
Heppner, D. (2017). Honouring the Rural Narrative in Educational Research.Portier, C. (Ed.). Unpublished manuscript, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.
Conceptualizing "Culture" in Relevant and/or Sustaining Pedagogy - Questions for Teacher. Yellow cover with title of position paper and instructions to "click here"
Elsherief, H. (2016). Conceptualizing “culture” in relevant and/or sustaining pedagogy— Questions for teachers. Portier, C. (Ed.). Unpublished manuscript, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.
Action Research: A Compelling and Powerful Form of Professional Development. Yellow cover with title of position paper and instructions to "click here"
Uddin, M. (2016). Action research: A compelling and powerful form of professional development. Portier, C. (Ed.).Unpublished manuscript, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.
Educational Success and First Nations Children. Yellow cover with title of position paper and instructions to "click here"
Malec, A. (2015). Educational success and First Nations children.Portier, C. (Ed.). Unpublished manuscript, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.

Oral Language & Assessment

Addressing Indigenous Children's Language Development. Yellow cover with title of position paper and instructions to "click here"
Allen, W. (2015). Addressing Indigenous children’s language development & assessment. Portier, C. (Ed.). Unpublished manuscript, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.

Aboriginal English Varieties and Standard Language Assessment Practice. Yellow cover with title of position paper and instructions to "click here"
Allen, W, (2016). Aboriginal English varieties & standard language assessment practices. Portier, C. (Ed.). Unpublished manuscript, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.