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ERIC Number: ED446852
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 266
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1387-9553
Early Childhood Matters: The Bulletin of the Bernard van Leer Foundation, 2000.
Smale, Jim, Ed.
Early Childhood Matters: The Bulletin of the Bernard van Leer Foundation, n94-96 Feb-Oct 2000
This document consists of the three 2000 issues of The Bernard van Leer Foundation's "Early Childhood Matters." This periodical, addressed to practitioners in the field of early childhood education, evolved from an in-house publication directed to projects funded by the Bernard van Leer Foundation. Articles in the February 2000 edition include: (1) "Laying the Foundation" (Caroline Arnold); (2) "Ready to Talk: Explorations in Nicaragua and Venezuela (Jim Smale); (3) "The Voices of Children" (Carmen Vasquez de Velasco); and (4) "Philosophy for Children in Action: Iceland" (Ingibjorg Sigurthorsdottir). The June 2000 issue focuses on parents and early childhood development programs. The articles include: (1) "Parent Participation: What's It About?" (Judith L. Evans); (2) "The Netherlands: Experienced Mothers Are the Key" (Yvonne de Graaf, Bert Prinsen, Mieke Vergeer); (3) "Canada: Parents and Children Together--The Development of the Oshki-Majahitowiin Head Start Programme" (Rachel Lawrenchuk, Carol D.H. Harvey, and Mark Berkowitz); and (4) "Kenya: In the Enclosure" (Joanna Bouma). Articles in the October 2000 issue focus on the Effectiveness Initiative for creating an environment for learning and include the following: (1) "The Processes of Generating Knowledge" (Babeth Ngoc Han Lefur); (2) "Reflections on Dynamics, Processes and Initial Findings" (Leonardo Yanez); (3) "Workshops as a Space for Individual and Collective Change" (Tom Lent); and (4) "Look Again: Documentation and Communication through Audio-Visual Media" (Angela Ernst). Each issue contains information on foundation publications and announcements related to foundation activities. (KB)
Bernard van Leer Foundation, P.O. Box 82334, 2508 EH, The Hague, The Netherlands; Tel: +31(0)70-351-2040; Fax: +31(0)70-350-2373; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bernard Van Leer Foundation, The Hague (Netherlands).
Identifiers - Location: Bangladesh; Canada; Iceland; Kenya; Nepal; Netherlands; Nicaragua; Venezuela