Reading list 2019-2020
Texts marked with* are in digital text collection.
Ministry of Education and Research (2017). Framework Plan for the Content and Tasks of Kindergartens. https://www.udir.no/globalassets/filer/barnehage/rammeplan/framework-plan-for-kindergartens2-2017.pdf
United Nations (1989). Convention on the Rights of the Child. https://www.unhcr.org/uk/4aa76b319.pdf
Bae, B. (2010). Realizing children’s right to participation in early childhood settings: some critical issues in a Norwegian context. Early Years, 30(3), 205–218. https://doi.org/10.1080/09575146.2010.506598
Bae, B. (2012). Children and teachers as Partners in Communication: Focus on Spacious and Narrow Interactional Patterns. IJEC, 44, 53–69. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13158-012-0052-3 .
Broström, S. (2017). A Dynamic Learning Concept in Early Years' Education: A Possible Way to Prevent Schoolification. International Journal of Early Years Education, 25(1), 3–15. https://doi.org/10.1080/09669760.2016.1270196
Bøe, M. & Hognestad, K. (2015). Directing and facilitating distributed pedagogical leadership: best practices in early childhood education. International Journal of Leadership in Education: Theory and Practice, 20(2), 133–148. https://doi.org/10.1080/13603124.2015.1059488
Einarsdottir, J., Purola, A.-M., Johansson, E. M., Broström, S. & Emilson, A. (2015). Democracy, caring and competence: values perspectives in ECEC curricula in the Nordic countries. International Journal of Early Years Education, 23(1), 97–114. https://doi.org/10.1080/09669760.2014.970521
Haug, K. H. & Storø, J. (2013). Kindergarten – a Universal Right for Children in Norway. International Journal of Child Care and education Policy, 7(2), 1–13. https://ijccep.springeropen.com/articles/10.1007/2288-6729-7-2-1
Kaarby, K. M. E., & Tandberg, C. (2017). The Belief in Outdoor Play and Learning. Journal of the European Teacher Education Network, 12, 25–36. https://jeten-online.org/index.php/jeten/article/view/127/164
*Kjørholt, A. T. & Seland, M. (2012). Kindergarten as Bazar. Freedom of choice and New Forms of Regulation. In A. T. Kjørholt, & J. Quotrup, The Modern Child and the flexible Labour Market. Early Childhood and Care (p. 168–184). London: Palgrave Macmillian.
Lillemyr, O. F. (2009). Taking play seriously. Children and play in Early Childhood education – An Exciting Challenge (p. 3–22). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
Løkken, G. (2000). The playful quality of the toddling “style”. International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, 13(5), 531–542. https://doi.org/10.1080/095183900501 56440
Løndal, K. & Greve, A. (2015). Didactic Approaches to Child-Managed Play: Analyses of Teacher’s Interaction Styles in Kindergartens and After-school Programs in Norway. International Journal of Early Childhood, 47(3), 461–479. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13158
Nome, D. (2015). Kindergartens – schools without recess – the consequences of an instrumentalist notion of play. In S. Hillen & A. Carmela (Eds.), Instrumentalism in Education – Where is Bildung left? (p. 15–27). Münster: Waxmann Verlag GmbH.
Steinnes, G. S. & Haug, P. (2013). Consequences of staff composition in Norwegian kindergarten. Nordic Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 6(13), 1–13. https://journals.hioa.no/index.php/nbf/article/view/400/587
Undheim, A. M. & Drugli, M. B. (2012). Perspective of parents and caregivers on the influence of full-time day-care attendance on young children. Early Child Development and Care, 182(2), 233–247. https://doi.org/10.1080/03004430.2011.553678
Ødegaard, E. E. (2006). What’s worth talking about? Meaning-making in toddler-initiated co-narratives in preschool. Early Years, 26, p.79–92. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09575140500507892
Arts and Crafts, Drama and Music
Sæther, M., Kambango, P & Buaas, E. H. (2004). From Nature to Culture: a joint Zambian-Norwegian project on Culture an Nature. In A. Gunnestad (Ed.), The Role of culture in early childhood education (p. 57–68). Trondheim: Queen Maud’s College of Early Childhood Education.
Larsen, A.M. (2004). Kwesuka sukela – once upon a time. How to use play drama and theatre in storytelling. In A. Gunnestad (Ed.), The Role of Culture in Early childhood Education (p. 35–44). Trondheim: Queen Maud’s College of Early Childhood Education.
*Sundin, B. (1986). The Importance of Music and Aesthetical Activities for the General Development of the Child. In Ruud, E. (Ed.), Music and Health (p. 161–176). Oslo: Norsk Musikforlag A/S.
Sæther, M. (2008). Music and Basic Learning in a Stimulating Environment in Kindergarten. (Translation of chapter published in Norwegian). In S. Kibsgaard (Ed.), Grunnleggende Læring i et Stimulerende Miljø i barnehagen. (p. 110–127). Oslo: Universitetsforlaget.
Natural science and outdoor life
Gelter, H. (2000). Friluftsliv: The Scandinavian Philosophy of Outdoor Life. Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, 5, 77–92. https://cjee.lakeheadu.ca/article/view/302/803
Hansen, A. (2008). Education in Norway – Equality, Nature and Knowledge. In E. Maagerø & B. Simonsen (Eds.), Norway: society and culture (p. 125–136). Kristiansand: Portal Forlag.
*Nilsen, R. D. (2008). Children in nature: Cultural ideas and social practices in Norway. In A. James & A. James (Eds.), European Childhoods. Cultures, Politics and Childhoods in Europe (p. 38–60). London: Palgrave.
Sandseter, E. B. (2009). Risky Play and Risky Management in Norwegian Preschools – a qualitative observational study. In Safety Science, 13(1), Article 2: 1–12.
Strahler, A. N. & Strahler, A. H. (1984). Elements of Physical Geography (3rd Edition) (23 pages). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.
Aase, A. (2008): In search of Norwegian Values. In E. Maagerø & B. Simonsen (Eds.), Norway: society and culture (p. 13–27). Kristiansand: Portal Forlag.
Aase, S. L. and Aase, L. (2008). The history of Norway: A Long-Term Perspective. In E. Maagerø & B. Simonsen (Eds.), Norway: society and culture (p. 30–55). Kristiansand: Portal Forlag,
Angell, O.H. (2008). The Norwegian welfare state. In E. Maagerø & B. Simonsen (Eds.), Norway: society and culture (p. 102–124). Kristiansand: Portal Forlag.
Maagerø, E. & Simonsen, B. (2008). Minorities in Norway – Past and Present. In E..Maagerø & B. Simonsen (Eds). Norway: society and culture (pp 180–-194). Kristiansand: Portal Forlag.
Nielsen, A. C. E. (2008). Trends in the Development of Norwegian Childhood. In E. Maagerø & B. Simonsen (Eds.), Norway: society and culture (p. 195–206). Kristiansand: Portal Forlag.
Bishop, A. J. (1988). Mathematics education in its cultural context. Educational Studies in Mathematics, 19(2), 179–191.
Fosse, T. (2016). What characterises mathematical conversations in a Norwegian kindergarten? Nordic Studies in Mathematics Education, 21(4), 101–119