Toy - Play Publications and Presentations

Bezaire, K., & Cameron, L. (in press). Toys as text: Critically reading children’s playthings. In L. Iannacci & P. Whitty (Eds.), Early childhood curricula: Reconceptualist perspectives. Calgary, AB: Detselig Press.

Cameron, L., & Bezaire, K. (in press). Toytexts: The power and potential of play in 21st century schooling. In D. Booth & S. Peterson (Eds.), On screen and in print in children's literature. Winnipeg, MB: Portage & Main Press

Cameron, L., & Bezaire, K. (2007). Art-full play: Wonder-full learning. In M. Hachiya (Ed.), Prospects for new early childhood education through art. Yamagata, Japan: Research Center for Children's Art Education, Tohoku University of Art and Design.

Cameron, L. (2007) “Play is Literacy”. In D. Booth and J. Rowsell Literacy Principal, 2nd edition; Leading, supporting and assessing reading and writing initiative. Toronto: Pembroke Publisher, 2007

Play and the Arts Held Hostage by the “Bully Excellence” Lee Bartel & Linda Cameron, International Society for Music Education, Abstracts of the ISME Conference in Bolgna Italy July 2008

2008 Cameron L. & Bartel, L. (2008). Musical Memes: Toys as Teachers. International Society for Music Education, Bolgna Italy July [paper presented and abstract published]

Cameron, L., Bezaire, K., & Murphy, S. (2008). “Ready or not, here I come!”: Play as multiliteracies. 19th Annual International Whole Language Umbrella Conference, 17-20 July, 2008, Tucson, Arizona.

Cameron, L., & Bezaire, K. (2008). Memes and moonbeams: Encultured imagination and the end of democracy? 5th Annual Pre-CSSE Conference: Language and Literacy Researchers of Canada, 30 May, 2008, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Cameron, L., & Bezaire, K. (2008). Toys as text. A Place for Children’s and Young Adult Literature in New Literacies Classrooms. 4-5 April, 2008, Toronto: Ontario.

Bartel L. & Cameron, L (2008). Play and the Arts Held Hostage by the “Bully Excellence International Society for Music Education, Bolgna Italy July [paper presented and abstract published]

Cameron, L., & Bezaire, K. (2007). Ready or not, here I come!": Play as multi-literacies. The National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention. 15-18 November, 2007, New York: New York.

Cameron, L., & Bezaire, K. (2007). Play matters in wholehearted leadership! Conference on Holistic Learning, 26-28 October, 2007, Toronto: Canada

Cameron, L. (2007) Play is missing! 5th International Conference on Imagination and Education, 18-21 July, 2007, Vancouver: British Columbia.

Bezaire, K., & Cameron, L. (2007). Art-full play: Wonder-full learning. 7th Annual Dean’s Graduate Student Research Conference, 23-24 March, 2007, Toronto: Ontario.

Bezaire, K., & Cameron, L. (March 24, 2006). Are toys child’s play?: The nature of childhood. Presented at the OISE/UT Dean’s Graduate Student Conference, Toronto, Ontario

Cameron, L. Play Held Hostage by the Bully Excellence, Nova Scotia Teachers Federation and Arts Organizations: Cape Breton Island Oct.25, 2007

Cameron, L. Artful Play: Wonderful Literacy, OECTA Kindergarten Symposia
Toronto: July 4, 2007, Ottawa: August 20, 2007, London: August 21, 2007
Thunder Bay: August 22, 2007…by telecast

Bezaire, K., & Cameron, L. (March 24, 2006). Are toys child's play?: The nature of childhood. Presented at the OISE/UT Dean's Graduate Student Conference, Toronto, Ontario

Play Held Hostage by the Bully Excellence, Learning through the arts (LTTA)April 22, 2006. Toronto