ERIC Number: ED144711
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Influences on Learning in Early Childhood: A Literature Review.
Moore, Raymond S.; And Others
This paper is an interdisciplinary review of literature related to early childhood education over the past five years. Although some references to infancy and toddlerhood are included, the emphasis is on children's learning and education in the preschool and primary grades (age 3 through age 9-10). Chapter I, The Early Childhood Problem, is an overview of the direction early childhood research and theory have taken since the turn of the century. Other chapters are: (2) The Role of Parents in Early Learning; (3) Values and the Self; (4) The Learning Environment; (5) Neurophysiology: Ontogeny of the Brain and Learning; (6) Neurophysiological Factors in Learning; (7) Readiness for School; (8) Sex-difference Effects; (9) Age and Achievement (the interaction of maturation and cognitive development); (10) Learning to Read; (11) Effectiveness of Early Schooling; (12) A Positive Approach to Early Learning (an overview of the last 200 years of early education practice); and (13) Early Childhood Education: Issues and Recommendations. (SB)
Descriptors: Child Development, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes, Early Childhood Education, Early Experience, Environmental Influences, History, Intelligence, Interdisciplinary Approach, Literature Reviews, Neurological Organization, Parent Influence, Readiness, Reading, Reading Development, Self Concept, Sex Differences, Sex Role, Values
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Community Services Administration, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Hewitt Research Center, Berrien Springs, MI.