ERIC Number: ED413080
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Early Childhood Folio 3: A Collection of Recent Research.
Wright, Judith, Ed.; Podmore, Valerie, Ed.
This booklet is a collection of articles addressing current issues in early childhood education. The first article, "Would You Like to Pack Away Now?: Improving the Quality of Talk in Early Childhood Programs," (Laurie Makin) addresses how teachers talk to children. The second article, "Persistence When It's Difficult: A Disposition to Learn for Early Childhood," (Margaret Carr) addresses learning attributes for 4-year-olds. The third article, "Emergent Literacy in Kindergartens," (Claire J. McLachan-Smith and Alison St. George) examines literacy readiness. The fourth article, "Quality Childcare: Do Parents Choose It?" (Anne B. Smith and Shanee I. Barraclough) addresses parental choice of child care. The fifth article, "The Technical Language Children Use at Home," (Marilyn Fleer) examines technology education. The sixth article, "Anau Ako Pasifika: A Home-Based Early Childhood Project for Pacific Islands Families in Aotearoa/New Zealand," (Diane Mara) describes a program that enhances children's language. The seventh article, "Good Practice to Best Practice: Extending Policies and Children's Minds," (Anne Meade) describes the positive changes in early childhood education policy in New Zealand in the late 1980s. The eighth article, "Te Kohanga Reo: More than a Language Nest," (Arapera Royal Tangaere) describes the Maori movement. The ninth article, "Ethical Quandaries for Neophyte Early Childhood Practitioners," (Kennece coombe and Linda Newman) addresses professional ethics in early childhood teacher education. The tenth article, "Factors Impacting on Children's Adjustment to the First Year of School," (Kay Margetts) addresses children's adjustment to school. (SD)
Descriptors: Child Language, Day Care Centers, Early Childhood Education, Emergent Literacy, Ethical Instruction, Ethics, Foreign Countries, Interaction, Interpersonal Relationship, Learning, Learning Readiness, Learning Strategies, Maori, Maori (People), Reading Readiness, School Choice, School Readiness, Student Adjustment, Teacher Student Relationship, Technology Education
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New Zealand Council for Educational Research, Wellington.
Identifiers - Location: New Zealand