ERIC Number: ED343583
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Readiness: Children and Their Schools. Getting Ready for Readiness: A Case Study. The ERIC Review.
ERIC Review, v2 n1 1992
"The ERIC Review," announces research results, publications, and new programs relevant to each issue's theme topic. This issue exammines children's readiness to enter school, via two principal articles: "Readiness: Children and Their Schools," by Lilian G. Katz; and "Getting Ready for Readiness: A Case Study," by Laura J. Colker. In addition, the following features related to school readiness are provided: (1) an announcement of a packet, "Striving for Excellence: The National Education Goals" prepared by the ERIC System; (2) highlights of 11 recent federal school readiness initiatives; (3) a list of 14 resource organizations, 9 federal agencies, and 2 ERIC clearinghouses; (4) a 30-item annotated general reading list; (5) a brief article, "Early School Entry Is Essential for Many Gifted Children," by Craig Howley; (6) an ERIC digest, "Preparing Children with Disabilities for School," by Dianna Pinkerton; and (7) an annotated list of 34 new publications produced by the ERIC clearinghouses and the Office of Educational Research and Improvement. (BBM)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Classroom Environment, Disabilities, Disadvantaged, Federal Programs, High Risk Students, Parent Role, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Program Descriptions, School Readiness, Social Experience, Teacher Role, Young Children
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; ERIC Publications; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ACCESS ERIC, Rockville, MD.
Identifiers: ERIC; National Education Goals 1990; Project Head Start
Note: "The ERIC Review" is published three times a year; each issue is devoted to a single major education-related topic. For previous issue see ED 340 387.