ERIC Number: EJ529843
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Child Development Knowledge and Early Childhood Teacher Preparation: Assessing the Relationship--a Special Collection.
Goffin, Stacie G.
Early Childhood Research Quarterly, v11 n2 p117-33 Jun 1996
Introduces the articles presented in this special collection and provides the appropriate context for discussing the relationship between changes in the child development knowledge base and their implications for early childhood teacher preparation and practice. Presents an overview of recent developments in both the preparation and practice domains, and examines possible defining characteristics for the early childhood profession. (AA)
Descriptors: Caregiver Training, Child Development, Cognitive Development, Cultural Influences, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Early Childhood Education, Educational Attitudes, Educational Philosophy, Educational Quality, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Outcomes of Education, Preschool Teachers, Professional Development, Teacher Education, Teacher Educators, Teacher Effectiveness, Teaching Styles, Theory Practice Relationship
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A