ERIC Number: ED142286
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
The Balanced Development of Young Children.
Moore, Raymond S.; And Others
This book reports on research into the role of in-home and out-of-home early childhood education and the effects of both on later academic achievement; also addressed is the question of appropriate age of entry into school. Chapters include: Dilemmas in Early Childhood Policies and Practice; The Role of Parents in Early Learning; The Child's Values and His Self-Concept; The Learning Environment; Neurophysiology: Development of the Brain and Learning; Neuropsychological Factors in Learning; Readiness for School; Age and Academic Stimulation; Sex-Difference Effects; Learning to Read; Effectiveness of Early Schooling; A Positive Approach to Early Learning; and Summary: Issues and Recommendations. Extensive references are included. The importance of the role of the family and home environment in early education is emphasized and it is suggested that education for parenthood and improving the home environment should be primary early childhood education goals. (SB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Admission (School), Age Grade Placement, Child Development, Childhood Needs, Cognitive Development, Early Admission, Early Childhood Education, Educational Policy, Learning, Neurological Organization, Parent Role, Readiness, Self Concept, Sex Differences
Hewitt Research Center, 450 Westwood, Berrien Springs, Michigan 49103 ($12.00; discount on quantity orders)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Hewitt Research Center, Berrien Springs, MI.