ERIC Number: ED460752
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-May
Reference Count: N/A
Early Childhood Review: Papers from GAEC, 1996-1997.
Cartwright, Penny, Ed.; Kelly, Clare, Ed.; McLean, Kathy, Ed.; Mellor, Nikki, Ed.; Pidgeon, Sue, Ed.; Stevens, Judith, Ed.; Stables, Kay, Ed.
Early Childhood Review: Papers from GAEC, n2-4 Sep 1996-Sum 1997
This periodical, from Goldsmiths Association for Early Childhood (GAEC), addresses a variety of issues related to early childhood education in Great Britain. Articles included in the Spring 1996 issue are: (1) "Traditional Story Telling in the Early Years" (Fiona Collins); (2) "International Focus--Early Childhood Education Programme: An Approach to Developing the Whole Child through the Arts" (Olga Kritskaya); (3) "Books for Babies: Views From an Under Five's Centre" (Nikki Mellor); (4) "1995 Annual Conference Report," highlighting recent research by Colwyn Trevarthen on communicating with infants; (5) "Minutes of the 1995 Annual General Meeting"; (6) "Member's Report: Child Development Society Conference 1995" (Anne Cooper); (7) "My Favourite Picture Book: Handa's Surprise" by Eileen Browne" (Judith Graham); and (8) reviews of two several children's books. The Autumn 1996 issue is titled "Focus on Assessment and Inspection" and discusses the effects of baseline assessment, desirable outcomes, and inspection of voucher-redeeming institutions on the quality of early childhood education. Articles are: (1) "Issues from Key Stage 1 Assessment" (Tabitha White); (2) "The Challenge of Inspecting the Under 5s--One Borough's Response" (Alison Ruddock); (3) "GAEC Seminar: Roseanne Simpson Talking about Ofstead and the Early Years" (Sue Pidgeon"; (4) "Early Childhood Education in Reggio Emilia" (Pat Gura); (5) "Nursery Vouchers" (Denzil Shepheard); (6) "My Favorite Picture Book: 'The Bear Under the Stairs' (by) Helen Cooper" (Marion Whitehead); (7) "Tracking Significant Achievement" by Vicky Hutchin (Nikki Mellor); (8) "Assessing Young Children's Writing" by Tom Gorman and Greg Brooks (Penny Cartwright and Judith Stevens); and (9) "Who Will Mind the Children?" by Save the Children (Judith Stevens). Articles included in the Summer 1997 issue are: (1) "Exploiting the Learning Potential with Early Years Children" (Gina Kent); (2) "Gender Differentiation in the Use of Construction Equipment in the Early Years of Schooling" (Judith Stevens); (3) "Using Information Texts with the Under 5's" (Nikki Mellor); (4) "Marian Whitehead--An Appreciation of our First Chairperson" (Geva Glenkin); (5) "Conference--Literacy and Bilingualism in the Early Years: European Perspectives" (Clare Kelly); (6) "Training Teachers for Kindergarten in the United Arab Emirates" (Shiam Badir and Mohammed Khalfan Al-Rawway); (7) "Report on GAEC Conference: Changing World, Changing Childhood" (Sue Pidgeon); and (8) "Aims of GAEC" (Pat Gura). Also included are reviews of the following books or other materials for young children and their families: (1) "Not Now Bernard" by David McKee (Anne R. Thomas); (2) "Flickerbook" by Leila Berg and "The Little Trials of Childhood and Children's Strategies for Dealing with Them" by Francis Chaput Waksler (Pat Gura); (3) "Early Literacy Education with Parents" [videotape] (Judith Stevens); (4) "Learning for Life: A Curriculum for the Early Years" by London Borough of Lewisham, Early Years Service (Clare Kelly); and (5) "So Much" by Trish Cooke (Gina Kent). (KB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: London Univ. (England). Goldsmiths' Coll.
Identifiers - Location: Italy; United Kingdom (Great Britain)