ERIC Number: EJ449978
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Focusing on Parent-Child Interaction: The Bridge to Developmentally Appropriate Practices.
Mahoney, Gerald; And Others
Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, v12 n1 p105-20 Spr 1992
This paper asserts that the educational philosophy of early childhood education (ECE) emphasizes child-directed instruction based on children's interests, whereas early childhood special education emphasizes teacher-directed activities that promote the acquisition of specific developmental skills. Research on parent-child interaction that points to the potential benefits of ECE procedures is cited. (Author/JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme Issue: Controversies in Early Intervention: Part 2.