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ERIC Number: ED470870
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Pages: 397
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Issues in Early Childhood Education: Curriculum, Teacher Education, & Dissemination of Information. Proceedings of the Lilian Katz Symposium (Champaign, IL, November 5-7, 2000).
Rothenberg, Dianne, Ed.
This proceedings compiles papers presented at a symposium convened to honor the contributions that Professor Lilian Katz has made to the field of Early Childhood Education. The introduction to the proceedings provides a brief biography of Dr. Katz, an overview of her contributions in the areas of curriculum, teacher education, and information dissemination, and discussion of the framework in which the papers were presented. The more than 40 papers, given by colleagues and former students from around the world, are then presented, organized into the following sections: (1) "Celebrating the Project Approach"; (2) "Designing Curriculum for the Early Years"; (3) "Preparing Teachers to Work with Diverse Populations"; (4) "Preparing Teachers for the Changing Early Childhood Classroom"; (5) "International Perspectives on Early Childhood Education: Barbados and Mexico"; (6) "Enjoying the Diversity of All Classrooms"; (7) "The Project Approach Revisited"; (8) "School Change"; (9) "Dispositions as Goals in Early Childhood Education"; (10) "Preparing Teachers for the Project Approach"; (11) "On Communication and Dissemination"; and (12) "Looking Back-and Looking Ahead." In addition, papers from 4 roundtable sessions are included. The proceedings concludes with contributors' biographies and a select bibliography of works by Dr. Katz. (HTH)
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Childhood Education, Champaign, IL.
Identifiers - Location: Barbados; Mexico