ERIC Number: EJ431708
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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Six Myths about Child Care.
Bradbard, Marilyn R.; Endsley, Richard C.
Dimensions, v19 n4 p9-14 Sum 1991
Presents six myths about early childhood education and care. Myths concern day care quality, the impact of day care on families and communities, academically oriented curricula, the importance of caregiver training, and parent involvement. Emphasizes that professionals need to dispel these myths, recognize the complexity of good child care, and be sensitive to families' changing needs. (GLR)
Descriptors: Caregiver Training, Child Care Effects, Child Caregivers, Community Role, Community Support, Day Care, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Early Childhood Education, Educational Quality, Family (Sociological Unit), Family Involvement, Parent Participation, Preschool Teachers, Professional Recognition, Social Attitudes
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Guides - Non-Classroom
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