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Wood Elizabeth, Hedges Helen, September, 2016
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A continuing struggle over curriculum in early childhood education is evident in contemporary research and debate at national and international levels. This reflects the dominant influence of developmental psychology in international discourses, and…
Brennan Margaret, September, 2016
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Caring for infants is a significant cultural activity, yet the subjective nature of this work has received little attention in socioculturally informed infant pedagogies. This article presents an alternative way of conceptualising the subjective and…
Oregon Child Care Research Partnership, August, 2016
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This glossary presents a list of terminology and definitions used to discuss state support, regulation, and involvement in early care and education services in the State of Oregon. Interspersed with Oregon-specific terms are terms which are both…
Connors Maia C., Q3 2016
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Research has often focused on how to improve quality in early care and education (ECE) classrooms, but the question of how to ensure effective policy-level supports for such quality improvement remains unanswered. This paper introduces a theory of…
Janovicek Nancy, June, 2016
Book Reviews
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Universally accessible, high-quality, affordable child care has long been the cornerstone of feminist advocacy for women's equality. Studies have demonstrated that access to publicly funded child care improves women's access to employment and…
Kena Grace, Hussar William J., McFarland Joel, Brey Cristobal de, Musu-Gillette Lauren, Wang Xiaolei, Zhang Jijun, Rathbun Amy, Wilkinson-Flicker Sidney, Diliberti Melissa, Barmer Amy, Bullock Mann Farrah, Velez Erin Dunlop, May, 2016
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This report provides an annual statistical overview of the status and progress of education in the United States, including student enrollment patterns in preprimary programs.
Wolf Joan B., Spring 2016
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In this article, I deconstruct the mechanics of normalization in the National Institute of Child and Human Development (NICHD) Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development (SECCYD). Conducted from 1991 to 2009, the SECCYD was intended to improve…
Oliver Annie, 2016
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The National Research Conference on Early Childhood (formerly known as the Head Start National Research Conference) facilitates conversation between policymakers, researchers and practitioners serving families with young children. The conference…
Nicholson Julie Marie, Maniates Helen, January, 2016
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Current interest in the development of leadership capacity within the early childhood profession provides an important opportunity to critically examine our field's conceptualizations of leadership. Modernist binary leader/follower conceptions are…
Wilson Ruth, Winter 2015
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In this article, the author reflects on her work and experiences in early childhood environmental education (ECEE), focusing on the field's overall goals and purposes.
Murray Jane, November/December 2015
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This paper introduces the Special Issue of Early Child Development and Care focused on Early Childhood Pedagogy. It opens by considering past and present discourses concerning early childhood pedagogy, and focus is given to established philosophical…
Luff Paulette, Kanyal Mallika, November/December 2015
Reports & Papers
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This paper explores feminist philosopher Sara Ruddick's concept of 'maternal thinking' and considers the applicability and use of her ideas for early childhood pedagogy. This is illustrated through a small-scale case study, undertaken in early years…
Baker Fiona S., June, 2015
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This article discusses a teacher educator's reflections on her participation in an international study group and visits to the infant-toddler and pre-schools of Reggio Emilia, Italy, as inspiration for early childhood teacher education in Abu Dhabi…
Pasolli Lisa, 2015
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This book is a history of approaches and attitudes towards both the care of children and the role of working mothers in society in the province of British Columbia, Canada, from 1910 through the mid-2010s with a focus on the eras of the two world…
Chaiklin Seth, September, 2014
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This article introduces a theoretical framework for analysing preschool teaching as a historically-grounded societal practice. The aim is to present a unified framework that can be used to analyse and compare both historical and contemporary…