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Early Milestones Colorado, January, 2021
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Ideal Learning, also referred to as whole child or student-centered learning, is an approach that focuses on all aspects of a young child’s development, including physical, academic, and social-emotional growth. Pressure on public educators and…
Council on Anthropology and Education, July, 2010
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Arguments for the increased use of ethnographic methods in early childhood education research, and a discussion of the possible implications of that research on early childhood policy
Daycare Trust (Organization), 2010
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A discussion of the use of child care policies as a political platform to garner the votes of women, particularly mothers, in the United Kingdom
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, January - March 2010
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A discussion of the role of the conceptual framework and social construction of childhood in the development and implementation of early childhood policies
Adriance Shira, April, 2009
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Highlights from an exploration of the influence of gender issues in economic analyses of child care, based on interviews with researchers of more than 70 economic impact studies of the child care sector conducted between 2000 and 2010
National Professional Development Center on Inclusion, 2008
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A conceptual framework for policymakers on the topic of professional development for early childhood practitioners
Frede Ellen, Ackerman Debra J., March, 2007
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A framework for decisionmakers to evaluate the appropriateness of curricula for their preschool programs
Haskins Ron, Rouse Cecilia, 2005
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A brief proposing the gap between white and ethnic minority children's academic achievement would disappear if disadvantaged children were exposed to high quality early childhood education programs
Rhode Island Kids Count (Organization), 2005
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A study on the situation of children living away from their parents in the care of relatives in Rhode Island and support, adoption and financial options
Haskins Ron, 2004
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A discussion of a government proposal to restructure the focus of Head Start from comprehensive services to emphasize intellectual development by turning control of Head Start over to individual states
Choi Soo-Hyang, July-August 2003
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Excerpts from an interview with Dr. Jung Na, Senior Researcher at the Korean Educational Development Institute, on the Early Childhood School (ECS or Yoo-Ah-Hak-Kyo) component of the stalled 1997 proposal to reform South Korea?s early childhood care…
Davey Lynn, 2003
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An issue brief outlining research findings on early childhood development to help explain which aspects are most important to an infant's healthy development
Wirt John, Livingston Andrea, 2002
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A summary of an annual statistical report on the status and progress of education in the United States, including early childhood education program enrollment
Hallam Rena A., Buell Martha J., Beck Heidi L., n.d.
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This policy brief describes the importance of providing high quality early care and education programs for young children and their families. The need for early childhood services in Delaware is discussed relative to the array of early childhood…
National Institute for Early Education Research (U.S.), n.d.
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A clarification of research and policy issues surrounding preschool in order to dispel misconceptions and misrepresentations