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Early childhood education : an international encyclopedia

Author: Rebecca Staples New; Moncrieff Cochran
Publisher: Westport, Connecticut ; London : Praeger Publishers, 2007.
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Early childhood education has reached a level of unprecedented national and international focus. Parents, policy makers, and politicians have opinions as well as new questions about what, how, when, and where young children should learn. Teachers and program administrators now find curriculum discussions linked to dramatic new understandings about children's early learning and brain development. Early childhood  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Encyclopedias
Encyclopedia
Encyclopedias (form)
Encyclopédies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Staples New; Moncrieff Cochran
ISBN: 0313331006 9780313331008 0313331014 9780313331015 0313331022 9780313331022 0313331030 9780313331039 0313341435 9780313341434
OCLC Number: 74459754
Awards: Winner of CHOICE 2007 Outstanding Academic Title 0 (United States)
Description: 4 volumes (xxxv, 1379 pages) : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: v. 1. A-D --
v. 2. E-N --
v. 3. O-Z --
v. 4. The countries. Abecedarian Program --
Academics --
Accreditation of Early Childhood Programs --
Act for Better Child Care (ABC) --
Action Research --
Addams, Jane (1860-1935) --
Adoption --
Advocacy and Leadership in Early Childhood Education --
Almy, Millie (1915-2001) --
American Associate Degree Early Childhood Educators (ACCESS) --
Ashton-Warner, Sylvia (1908-1984) --
Assessment in Early Childhood --
Assessment, Visual Art --
Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI) --
Association for Constructivist Teaching (ACT) --
Attachment --
Attention Deficit Disorder/Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADD/ADHD) --
Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) --
Autism --
Bandura, Albert (1925- ) --
Bank Street --
Behaviorism --
Behavior Management and Guidance --
Biculturalism --
Bilingual Education --
Binet, Alfred (1857-1911) --
Black Caucus (NAEYC) --
Blow, Susan Elizabeth (1843-1916) --
Bowlby, John (1907-1990) --
Brain Development --
Bronfenbrenner, Urie (1917-2005) --
Bruner, Jerome (1915- ) --
Bullying --
Center for the Child Care Workforce (CCW) --
Cerebral Palsy (CP) --
Child Abuse and Neglect --
Child Abuse and Neglect, Prevention of --
Child Art --
Child Care --
Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) --
Child Care and Early Education Research Connections --
Child Care Subsidies and Tax Provisions --
Child Development Associate (CDA) National Credentialing Program --
Child Development Group of Mississippi (CDGM) --
Children's Defense Fund (CDF) --
Children's Media --
Children's Museums --
Child Study Movement --
Classroom Discourse --
Classroom Environments --
Cognitive Development --
Comenius, John Amos (1592-1670) --
Computer and Video Game Play in Early Childhood --
Constructionism --
Constructivism --
Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood --
Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) (1989) --
Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) --
The Creative Curriculum for Preschool --
Culture --
Curriculum --
Curriculum, Emotional Development --
Curriculum, Mathematics --
Curriculum, Music --
Curriculum, Physical Development --
Curriculum, Science --
Curriculum, Social Studies --
Curriculum, Visual Art --
Day Nurseries --
Deaf Children --
Development, Emotional --
Development, Language --
Development, Moral --
Development, Psychosocial Theory of --
Development, Social --
Developmental Delay --
Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood, A Taxonomy of --
Developmental-Interaction Approach --
Developmentally Appropriate Practice(s) (DAP) --
Developmental Systems Theories --
Dewey, John (1859-1952) --
Direct Instruction Model --
Disabilities, Young Children with --
Division for Early Childhood (DEC) --
Documentation --
Domestic Violence --
Down Syndrome --
Early Care and Education Programs, Administration of --
Early Child Development and Care --
Early Childhood Education Journal (ECEJ) --
Early Childhood Environment Rating Scales (ERS) --
Early Childhood Music Education Commission (ECME) --
Early Childhood Research & Practice (ECRP) --
Early Childhood Research Quarterly (ECRQ) --
Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) --
Early Head Start --
Early Intervention --
Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development --
Ecology of Human Development --
Education 3-13 --
Eliot, Abigail Adams (1892-1992) --
Emergent Curriculum --
Environmental Assessments in Early Childhood Education --
Erikson, Erik H. (1902-1994) --
European Early Childhood Education Research Journal (EECERJ) --
Even Start --
Exchange --
Families --
Family Literacy --
Family Systems Theory (FST) --
Fathers --
Feminism in Early Childhood Education --
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) --
Frank, Lawrence Kelso (1890-1968) --
Freud, Anna (1895-1982) --
Freud, Sigmund (1856-1939) --
Froebel, Friedrich (1782-1852) --
Gay or Lesbian Parents, Children with --
Gender and Gender Stereotyping in Early Childhood Education --
Gesell, Arnold (1880-1961) --
Gifted and Talented Children in the United States --
Good Start, Grow Smart --
Gordon, Ira J. (1923-1978) --
Grade Retention --
Grouping --
Hailmann, Eudora Lucas (1835-1904) --
Hailmann, William Nicholas (1836-1920) --
Hall, G(ranville) Stanley (1844-1924) --
Hawkins, David (1913-2002) and Hawkins, Frances Pockman (1913- ) --
Head Start --
High/Scope --
High/Scope Perry Preschool Study --
Hill, Patty Smith (1868-1946) --
History of U.S. Early Childhood Care and Education --
Hunt, Joseph McVicker (1906-1991) --
Hymes, James L., Jr. (1913-1998) --
IEA Preprimary Project --
Immigration --
Incarcerated Parents, Children of --
Inclusion --
Individualized Education Plan (IEP) --
Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) --
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) --
Infant Care --
Intelligence --
Intelligence Quotient (IQ) --
Intelligence Testing --
Interagency Education Research Initiative (IERI) --
International Journal of Early Childhood (IJEC) --
International Journal of Early Years Education --
International Journal of Special Education --
International Kindergarten Union (IKU) --
International Reading Association (IRA) --
Isaacs, Susan (1885-1948) --
Journal of Early Childhood Research --
Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education (JECTE) --
Journal of Early Intervention (JEI) --
The Journal of Special Education Leadership --
Jumpstart --
Kindergarten --
Kohlberg, Lawrence (1927-1987) --
Laboratory Schools --
Language Diversity --
Learning Disabilities (LD) --
Literacy --
Literacy and Disabilities --
Literacy Curriculum --
Lowenfeld, Viktor (1903-1960) --
Luria, A.R. (1902-1977). Malaguzzi, Loris (1920-1994) --
Maslow, Abraham (1908-1970) --
Mathematics --
Maturationism --
McCormick Tribune Center for Early Childhood Leadership --
McMillan, Margaret (1860-1931) --
McMillan, Rachel (1859-1917) --
Mental Health --
Mitchell, Lucy Sprague (1878-1967) --
Mixed-Age Grouping in Early Childhood Education --
Montessori, Maria (1878-1952) --
Montessori Education --
Multicultural and Anti-Bias Education --
Multiple Intelligences, Theory of --
Narrative --
National Association for Regulatory Administration (NARA) --
National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) --
National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Academy for Early Childhood Program Accreditation --
National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies (NACCRRA) --
National Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators (NAECTE) --
National Black Child Development Institute (NBCDI) --
National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP) --
National Committee on Nursery Schools (1925-1931) --
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) --
National Education Goals Panel (NEGP) --
National Head Start Association (NHSA) --
National Institute for Early Childhood Professional Development --
Naumburg, Margaret (1890-1983) --
NHSA Dialog --
No Child Left Behind Act (NCLBA) --
North American Reggio Emilia Alliance (NAREA) --
Nutrition and Early Childhood Education --
Obesity --
Open Education --
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) --
Osborn, D. Keith (1927-1994) --
Owen, Grace (1873-1965) --
Owen, Robert (1771-1858) --
Parental Substance Abuse --
Parenting Education --
Parents and Parent Involvement --
Parker, Francis W. (1837-1902) --
Parten, Mildred (1902- ) --
Pavlov, Ivan Petrovich (1849-1936) --
Peabody, Elizabeth Palmer (1804-1894) --
Pedagogy --
Pedagogy, Activity-Based/Experiential --
Pedagogy, Child-Centered --
Pedagogy, Social Justice/Equity --
Peer Culture --
Peers and Friends --
Pestalozzi, Johann (1746-1827) --
Philanthropy and Young Children --
Piaget, Jean (1896-1980) --
Play --
Play and Gender --
Play and Pedagogy --
Play as Storytelling --
Playgrounds --
Play, Teacher's Role in --
Play Therapy --
Portage Project --
Poverty, Family and Child --
Pratt, Caroline (1867-1954) --
Preschool Curriculum Evaluation Research Program (PCER) --
Preschool/Prekindergarten Programs --
Professional Development --
Professional Ethics --
Program for Infant Toddler Caregivers (PITC) --
The Project Approach --
Qualitative Research --
Quantitative Analyses/Experimental Designs --
Race and Ethnicity in Early Childhood Education --
Read, Katherine (1904-1991) --
Read-Alouds and Vocabulary Development --
Readiness --
Reconceptualists --
Reggio Emilia Approach to Early Childhood Education --
Reggio Inspired Teacher Education (RITE) --
Rogers, Carl (1902-1987) --
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques (1712-1778) --
Ruggles Street Nursery School and Training Center (Boston, Massachusetts) --
School-Age Care --
Second Language Acquisition in Early Childhood --
Self-Esteem and Self-Concept --
Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) --
Sex and Sexuality in Young Children --
Sexual Abuse --
Social Cognitive Theory --
Social Competence --
Social Curriculum --
Socioeconomic Status (SES) --
Southern Early Childhood Association (SECA) --
Spiritual Development --
Standardized Tests and Early Childhood Education --
State Pre-Kindergarten Programs --
Steiner, Rudolf (1861-1925) --
Symbolic Languages --
Teacher Certification/Licensure --
Teacher Education and Compensation Helps (TEACH) --
Teacher Education, Early Childhood --
Teacher Research --
Teaching Exceptional Children (TEC) --
Technology Curriculum --
Television --
Temperament --
Temple, Alice (1871-1946) --
Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) --
Thorndike, Edward L. (1847-1949) --
Topics in Early Childhood Special Education (TECSE) --
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) --
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) --
Violence and Young Children --
Visual Impairment --
Vygotsky, Lev Semenovich (1896-1934) --
Waldorf Education --
War Play --
Watson, John B. (1878-1958) --
Weikart, David P. (1931-2003) --
Wheelock, Lucy (1857-1946) --
White, Edna Noble (1879-1954) --
Whiting, Beatrice (1914-2004) --
Whiting, John W.M. (1908-1999) --
Wiggin, Kate Douglas (1855-1923) --
Wollstonecraft, Mary (1759-1797) --
Women, Infants and Children (WIC) --
The World Forum on Early Care and Education --
World Health Organization (WHO) --
World Organization for Early Childhood Education (OMEP) --
Worthy Wage Campaign --
Yale University Child Study Center (1911-2005) --
Young Children --
Zero to Three --
The countries --
Australia --
Brazil --
China --
Czech Republic --
France --
Italy --
Japan --
South Africa --
Sweden --
United Kingdom.
Responsibility: edited by Rebecca S. New and Moncrieff Cochran.
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