Alden, C., & Pyle, A. (2019). Multi-sector perspectives on outdoor play in Canada. International Journal of Play. DOI: 10.1080/21594937.2019.1684145
Jensen, H, Pyle, A., Alaca, B., & Fesseha, E. (2019). Playing with a goal in mind: exploring the enactment of guided play in Canadian and South African early years classrooms. Early Years, DOI: 10.1080/09575146.2019.1619670
Pyle, A. & Alaca, B. (2018). Kindergarten children's perspectives on play and learning. Early Child Development and Care, 188(8), 1063-1075. DOI: 10.1080/03004430.2016.1245190
Pyle, A., DeLuca, C., & Danniels, E. (2017). A scoping review of research on play-based pedagogies in kindergarten education. Review of Education, 5(3), 311-351. DOI: 10.1002/rev3.3097
Pyle, A., DeLuca, C., & Danniels, E. (2017). Context and implications document for: A scoping review of research on play-based pedagogies in kindergarten education. Review of Education, 5(3), 352-353.
Pyle, A., & Danniels, E. (2016). A continuum of play-based learning: The role of the teacher in a play-based pedagogy and the fear of hijacking play. Early Education & Development. DOI: 10.1080/10409289.2016.1220771
Fesseha, E., & Pyle, A. (2016). Conceptualizing play-based learning from the kindergarten teacher’s perspective. International Journal of Early Years Education, 24(3), 361-377.
Pyle, A., & Alaca, B. (2016). Kindergarten children’s perspectives on play and learning. Early Child Development and Care. DOI: 10.1080/03004430.2016.1245190
Pyle, A., & Bigelow, A. (2015). Play in kindergarten: An interview and observational study in three Canadian classrooms. Early Childhood Education Journal, 43(5), 385–393.
Pyle, A., & Luce-Kapler, R. (2014). Looking beyond the academic and developmental logics in kindergarten education: The role of Schwab's commonplaces in classroom-based research. Early Child Development and Care, 184(12), 1960–1977. DOI: 10.1080/03004430.2014.897945
Play & Assessment
Pyle, A., DeLuca, C., Danniels, E., & Wickstrom, H. (2020). A model for assessment in play-based kindergarten education. American Educational Research Journal. https://doi.org/10.3102/0002831220908800
DeLuca, C., Pyle, A., Braund, H., & Faith, L. (2020). Leveraging assessment to promote kindergarten learners’ independence and self-regulation within play-based classrooms. Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy & Practice. https://doi.org/10.1080/0969594X.2020.1719033
DeLuca, C., Pyle, A., Valiquette, A., & LaPointe-McEwan, D. (2020). New directions for kindergarten education: Embedding assessment in play-based learning. The Elementary School Journal, 120(3), 455-479. https://doi.org/10.1086/707008
Danniels, E., Pyle, A., & DeLuca, C. (2020). The role of technology in supporting classroom assessment in play-based kindergarten. Teaching and Teacher Education, 88. DOI: 10.1016/j.tate.2019.102966
Pyle, A., & DeLuca, C. (2017). Assessment in play-based kindergarten classrooms: An empirical study of teacher perspectives and practices. The Journal of Educational Research, 110(5), 457-466. DOI: 10.1080/00220671.2015.1118005
Pyle, A. & DeLuca, C. (2013). Assessment in the kindergarten classroom: An empirical study of teachers’ assessment approaches. Early Childhood Education Journal, 41(5), 373–380.
Play & Literacy
Pyle, A., Poliszczuk, D., & Danniels, E. (2018). The challenges of promoting literacy integration within a play-based learning kindergarten program: Teacher perspectives and implementation. Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 32(2), 219-233. DOI: 10.1080/02568543.2017.1416006
Pyle, A., Prioletta, J., & Poliszczuk, D. (2018). The play-literacy interface in full-day kindergarten classrooms. Early Childhood Education Journal, 46(1), 117-127. DOI: 10.1007/s10643-017-0852-z
Play & Mathematics
Wickstrom, H., Pyle, A., & DeLuca, C. (2019). Does theory translate into practice? An observational study of current mathematics pedagogies in play-based kindergarten. Early Childhood Education Journal. DOI: 10.1007/s10643-018-00925-1
Play & Gender
Prioletta, J., & Pyle, A. (2017). Play and gender in Ontario kindergarten classrooms: Implications for literacy learning. International Journal of Early Years Education, 25(4), 393-408. DOI: 10.1080/09669760.2017.1390446
Culturally Responsive Practice
Alaca, B. & Pyle, A. (2018). Kindergarten teacher's perspectives on culturally responsive education. Canadian Journal of Education, 41(3), 752-782.
Pyle, A., & Danniels, E. (2015). Using a picture book to gain assent in research with young children. Early Child Development & Care, 186(9), 1438–1452.
Pyle, A. (2013). Engaging young children in research through photo elicitation. Early Child Development and Care, 183(11), 1544–1558.