ERIC Number: ED444696
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Preparing the Workers of Tomorrow: A Report on Early Learning.
Child Care Action Campaign, New York, NY.
Asserting that early education is the most cost-effective way to decrease the number of unskilled adults in the future, this report discusses the need to promote language and literacy learning in young children as a way to bolster the country's future workforce. Sections of the report discuss: (1) "Child Care: The Perfect Place to Develop Language Skills"; (2) "What the Research Says about Language Development"; (3) "What Early Childhood Teachers Can (and Should) Do"; (4) "Quality Child Care Makes a Difference"; (5) "The Building of a Successful Reader"; and (6) "What Can Employers Do?" Side notes provide several facts about child care in the United States and a timeline of young children's language development. (EV)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Child Care Action Campaign, New York, NY.