ERIC Number: ED455020
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Kindergarten Education: Theory, Research, and Practice, 1996-1998.
Robinson, Violet B., Ed.
Kindergarten Education: Theory, Research, and Practice, v1-3 Spr 1996-Win 1998
This document is comprised of six issues (1996 through 1998) of a biannually-published journal featuring research studies, theoretical essays, and classroom practice articles about the development and education of kindergarten children. The spring 1996 issue contains the following: (1) "Portfolios and Young Children: A Natural Match" (Adrienne Herrell); (2) "Cognitive Development of Children Four through Six Years of Age: Implications for the Classroom" (Violet Robinson); (3) "Choice Behavior in Kindergarten: A Qualitative Study" (Michael Ballard-Rosa); and (4) "Balanced Literacy within a Kindergarten Study of Woodland Animals" (Helen Faul). The winter 1996 issue contains: (1) "Piaget's Symbolic Function and the Foundation of Reading" (Jeanette Gallagher); (2) "Drawing To Write: The Role of Drawing in the Writing Processes of Kindergarten and Primary Grade Children" (Catherine DuCharme); (3) "Developing Conventional Spelling: Temporary Spelling and the Transition Point" (Adrienne Herrell); and (4) "Zoology in the Early Childhood Curriculum" (Saundra Plett). The spring 1997 issue contains: (1) "Reading and Language; Piaget's Symbolic Function and the Foundation of Reading (Part 2)" (Jeanette Gallagher); (2) "A Comparison of the Effects of Teaching Phonics through Literature and Teaching Phonics through Spelling on First Grader's Reading, Writing and Spelling Competence" (Theresa Roberts and Anne Meiring); (3) "Exploring Math Concepts with Children's Books" (Belle Akers); and (4) "Transformation towards a Balanced Curriculum" (Christine Carling). The winter 1997 issue contains: (1) "Reading and Writing; Piaget's Symbolic Function and the Foundation of Reading (Part 3)" (Jeanette Gallagher); (2) "Wearing Many Hats or How Kindergarten Teachers Adorn Their Heads" (Candace Kaye); (3) "Cross-Cultural Peer Interactions in a Two-Way Bilingual Immersion Kindergarten Classroom" (Catherine DuCharme); and (4) "Teaching Linear Measurement" (Carol Gossett). The spring 1998 issue contains: (1) "Imagery and Drawing; Piaget's Symbolic Function and the Foundation of Reading (Part 4)" (Jeanette Gallagher); (2) "The Role of Choice in the Literacy Development of Young Children" (Daniel Meier); (3) "Kindergarten Policies: Another Look at the Research" (Diana Guerin, Julie Sandwell, and Lisa Lovil); and (4) "Literacy Workshops: A Process that Empowers Children To Read and Write in Kindergarten" (Deborah Meng). The winter 1998 issue contains: (1) "Symbolic Play; Piaget's Symbolic Function and the Foundation of Reading (Part 5)" (Jeanette Gallagher); (2) "Addressing Kindergarten Students' Conflict Behavior: Encouraging Social-Cognitive Development" (Pamela Lane-Garon); (3) "Building Parent-Teacher Partnership through Dialogue Journals" (Harriet Neal and Joyce Daniels); and (4) "Creating Music in Kindergarten" (Gwendolyn McGraw). (KB)
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Educational Practices, Emergent Literacy, Kindergarten, Kindergarten Children, Learning Activities, Periodicals, Piagetian Theory, Preschool Curriculum, Preschool Teachers, Primary Education, Spelling, Student Behavior, Student Evaluation, Theories
California Kindergarten Association, 3013 Douglas Blvd., Suite 132, Roseville, CA 95661-3846 (Members, $5 for each issue; Non-members, $8 for each issue). Tel: 916-780-5331; Fax: 916-780-5330; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California Kindergarten Association, Roseville.