Blogger 'Quirky Teacher' writes from a different viewpoint to the majority of early years advisors and although this is not a thread about research as such, it is an important thread as it exemplifies the diverse views to early years provision.
Quirky Teacher has written many posts on a similar theme - basically direct teaching and structure versus a learning through play approach.
For the sake of professional discussion, this blog is well worth knowing about as it provides a different perspective from the vast majority of early years bloggers and advisors:
https://thequirkyteacher.wordpress.com/ ... n-year-10/
The EYFS butterfly and the hurricane in Year 10
JANUARY 7, 2018