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Levine Michael H., Brown Chavaughn, McCarthy Jack, Levy Julia (Julia Claire), 2021
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By summer 2020, Noggin and its nonprofit partner, Sparkler Learning, engaged with AppleTree, which had never previously used children’s media in its evidence-based instructional model. All three organizations were grappling with relationship and…
LiBetti Ashley, Mead Sara, March, 2019
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This brief is part of Bellwether Education Partners' Leading by Exemplar project, a multi-year study researching the practices of five exemplary Head Start programs. This brief provides in-depth information about exemplary programs' instructional…
Allen Michael (Michael Raymond), Kambouri-Danos Maria, February, 2017
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There has been a dearth of published research exploring the scientific ideas that young children construct, particularly in prestigious periodicals in the science education genre. The current article discusses the reasons behind this lack of…
Leggett Nicole, Ford Margot, May, 2016
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The National Quality Standards (NQS) as part of the Australian National Quality Framework were developed in 2011 and included several references to the organisation of small and large groups within early childhood settings (ACECQA 2013). The NQS act…
Christensen Olivia, Gast Kelly, 2015
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Classist perspectives embedded in our meritocratic society permeate early childhood education. Curricula, instructional practices, and classroom interaction have the potential to send messages to children about who and what is valued by society;…
Hocevar Andreja, Kovac Sebart Mojca, Stefanc Damijan, December, 2013
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The article analyses two defining assumptions about the Reggio Emilia (RE) approach: the absence of a planned curriculum designed in advance as a basis for educational work and children's participation in preschools. The authors demonstrate that…
Petriwskyj Anne, O'Gorman Lyndal, Turunen Tuija, March, 2013
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The Australian state-based educational system of a national school curriculum that includes a pre-Year 1 Foundation Year has raised questions about the purpose of this year of early education. A document analysis was undertaken across three…
Maynard Trisha, Taylor Chris, Waldron Samuel, Rhys Mirain, Smith Robin James, Power Sally, Clement Jennifer, 2013
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The Foundation Phase is a Welsh Government flagship policy of early years education (for 3 to 7-year old children) in Wales. Marking a radical departure from the more formal, competency-based approach associated with the previous Key Stage 1…
Michael-Luna Sara, Heimer Lucinda G., 2012
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In this chapter, we focus on: (1) the origins of each approach as well as how theory and their foundational values are utilized; (2) the key components of these approaches; (3) an example of the way that each curriculum addresses diversity,…
Dodd-Nufrio Arleen Theresa, October, 2011
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A discussion of the influence of John Dewey's theories on the Reggio Emilia model and a discussion of the child evaluation-related challenges of using the Reggio Emilia approach in American classrooms
Dickinson David K., 19 August, 2011
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An examination of research on the role of language in later reading, a description of home and classroom factors that foster early language growth, and an overview of research on preschool interventions to enhance teachers' language practices and…
Ebbeck Marjory, Chan Yvonne Yoke Yin, March 2011
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A discussion of the implications and challenges for stakeholders of the possible adoption of pedagogical documentation for the improvement of preschool education in Singapore
Buysse Virginia, Peisner-Feinberg Ellen S., September, 2010
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Teachers, specialists, and parents are often the first to recognize that some young children need additional supports to learn academic skills in language, literacy, and math, but many lack specific guidance about the best way to respond to these…
McKenna Michael C., Walpole Sharon, Conradi Kristin, 2010
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An overview of a book of research, including the background, research base, and evaluations related to the Early Reading First (ERF) program to prepare 3- and 4-year old children, particularly those from low-income families, for the literacy…
Gupta Amita, December 2009
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A discussion and description of the implementation of Vygotskian based curriculum in a New York City prekindergarten classroom