Chapter 1. Why We Studied Children Learning

  1. Barbara Tizard and
  2. Martin Hughes

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774328.ch1

Young Children Learning

Young Children Learning

How to Cite

Tizard, B. and Hughes, M. (2002) Why We Studied Children Learning, in Young Children Learning, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774328.ch1

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631236153

Online ISBN: 9780470774328



  • children learning;
  • compulsory schooling;
  • nursery school;
  • nursery conversations;
  • psychologists


This chapter contains section titled:

  • What do Young Children Learn at Home?

  • Do working-class Children Suffer from Verbal Deprivation?

  • How Competent are Children as Thinkers?

  • How Different are Home and Nursery School?

  • Our Study: Choices and Decisions

  • How We Present Our Material