The Infants' Lives in Childcare research project aims to investigate what life islike for infants in group care from the perspective of infants themselves. Oneoutcome of the project is a greater appreciation of the extent to which preverbalinfants strategically employ looking and listening-in behaviour in making meaningwithin their physical and social worlds. Frame-by-frame analysis of video materialillustrates how a l4-month-old in a family day care home strategically engagedwith objects, the educator and his peers in a play environment. The resultantphoto narrative raises questions about the role played by educators in supportinginfants' developing social competence.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Early Childhood Folio|
|Publication status||Published - 2012|