ERIC Number: ED250100
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
Current Topics in Early Childhood Education. Volume IV.
Katz, Lilian G., Ed.; And Others
The ten chapters in this volume address issues of concern to those who work with or conduct research with young children and those who plan programs or prepare others for teaching or caregiving. Included are "The Development of Bilingual and Bicultural Competence in Young Children," by Muriel Saville-Troike; "Development of Children's Racial Awareness and Intergroup Attitudes," by Phyllis Katz; "Motor Skill Development in Young Children: Current Views on Assessment and Programming," by Michael Wade and Walter Davis; "Curiosity and Self-Directed Learning: The Role of Motivation in Education," by Edward Deci and Richard Ryan; "Peer Relationship Development in Childhood," by Sherri Oden; "The Symbolic Play of Lower-Class and Middle-Class Children: Mixed Messages from the Literature," by Virginia Stern; "Developing Cognitive Skills through Art," by Rawley Silver; "The Kindergarten: A Retrospective and Contemporary View," by Bernard Spodek; "A Comparison of Multi-Age and Homogeneous Age Grouping in Early Childhood Centers," by Paula Freedman; and "Caring for the Caregivers: Staff Burnout in Child Care," by Marcy Whitebook, Carollee Howes, Rory Darrah, and Jane Friedman. (CB)
Descriptors: Art, Biculturalism, Child Caregivers, Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Development, Day Care Centers, Early Childhood Education, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Kindergarten, Literature Reviews, Motor Development, Peer Relationship, Preschool Education, Racial Attitudes, Racial Identification, Second Language Learning, Social Development, Socioeconomic Status, Teacher Education, Young Children
Ablex Publishing Corporation, 355 Chestnut Street, Norwood, NJ 07648 (Cloth, $24.50; Paper, $15.95).
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Collected Works - General; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Practitioners; Researchers
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Childhood Education, Urbana, IL.
Identifiers: Intrinsic Motivation; Silver Test of Cognitive Creative Skills; Symbolic Play
Note: For earlier volumes, see ED 140 988, ED 180 596, and ED 196 511; for Volume V, see PS 014 677. For individual chapters, see ED 188 764, ED 206 374-377, and ED 207 672-675.