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NOW Play Publication Series

Nicola Friedrich, Ph.D., Managing Editor

Stay tuned for more white papers in our latest NOW Play Publication series!

Ta, Tina. (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 Unpublished manuscript, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.

Liendo, Andrea. (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 Unpublished manuscript, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.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

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 Unpublished manuscript, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.
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 Unpublished manuscript, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.
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 Unpublished manuscript, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.
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 Unpublished manuscript, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.
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 Unpublished manuscript, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.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

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 Unpublished manuscript, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.
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 Unpublished manuscript, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.
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Unpublished manuscript, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.
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

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.

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.