Rethinking Readiness in Early Childhood Education

Implications for Policy and Practice

  • Editors
  • Jeanne Marie Iorio
  • Will Parnell

Part of the Critical Cultural Studies of Childhood book series (CCSC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Lacey Peters, Karen Ortiz, Beth Blue Swadener
    Pages 33-47
  3. Lorraine Falchi, Jennifer Weiss Friedman
    Pages 109-121
  4. Will Parnell, Jeanne Marie Iorio
    Pages 209-215
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 217-232

About this book


This book challenges traditional conceptions of readiness in early childhood education by sharing concrete examples of practice, policy and histories that rethink readiness. This book seeks to reimagine possible new educational worlds for young children.


Readiness rethinking readiness history of readiness social justice qualitative research early childhood transitions to school childhood education Diversity education kindergarten learning Lehrer primary school school

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