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ERIC Number: ED437149
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997-Nov
Pages: 59
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
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Symposium on Early Childhood Education (Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, November 9-10, 1997). Abstracts.
Illinois Univ., Champaign. Coll. of Education.; ERIC Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Childhood Education, Champaign, IL.
This book compiles abstracts of presentations from a symposium held in honor of Dr. Bernard Spodek, a leading scholar in early childhood education, on the occasion of his retirement. Topics addressed are as follows: (1) culture in early childhood curriculum; (2) developmental and cultural appropriateness; (3) kindergarten in Japan; (4) pressure and young children; (5) early childhood in Iceland; (6) early childhood in Greece; (7) preschool education in Portugal; (8) routine infant care; (9) dramatic play; (10) teaching children in Britain and North America; (11) plants and animals in Japanese kindergartens; (12) role models for Japanese Yochien; (13) inservice education programs in Korea; (14) pretend play of Korean and American children; (15) synergistic infant education; (16) The Early Childhood Education and Assistance Longitudinal Study; (17) poverty in children's literature; (18) parenting stress and promoting peer relationships; (19) Wood River Head Start program; (20) urban elementary school restructuring; (21) play in the curriculum; (22) professional development in Taiwan; (23) teachers and curriculum reform; (24) classroom interaction variations; (25) linguistically and culturally diverse children; (26) immigrant school children in Canada; (27) the changing student population; (28) multi-cultural preschool curriculum; (29) early childhood in Hong Kong; (30) doctorates in the early childhood classroom; (31) writing a philosophy of education; (32) cases as a tool for pedagogical inquiry; (33) Australian early childhood teachers; (34) inclusion; (35) gifted education in early childhood; (36) preschool children in multiple programs; and (37) legal perspective of inclusion. (SD)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Illinois Univ., Champaign. Coll. of Education.; ERIC Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Childhood Education, Champaign, IL.
Note: "In honor of Dr. Bernard Spodek on the occasion of his retirement."