ERIC Number: ED049829
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
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Kindergarten: Who? What? Where?
Osborn, D. Keith, Ed.
This pamphlet presents articles and papers which explore the role of a good kindergarten in the mental, physical and social development of the child. The importance of the preschool years, when the foundation of learning is laid, is emphasized throughout the publication. Individual articles by educators discuss a variety of topics, including early childhood needs and the significance of the kindergarten program; curriculum and materials; characteristics of the 5-year-old; the personality and role of a good kindergarten teacher; parent involvement; when reading should (and should not) be taught; and research related to the advantages of kindergarten. (NH)
Descriptors: Childhood Needs, Cognitive Development, Curriculum, Early Childhood Education, Instructional Materials, Kindergarten, Kindergarten Children, Parent Participation, Physical Development, Preschool Teachers, Program Effectiveness, Reading Programs, Social Development, Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Role
SACUS, School of Home Economics, Dawson Hall, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30601 ($1.50)
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Authoring Institution: Southern Association on Children Under Six, Little Rock, AR.; Georgia State Dept. of Education, Atlanta.