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ERIC Number: EJ554380
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-1082-3301
On Behalf of Children: "Rethink Your Regalia."
Jalongo, Mary Renck
Early Childhood Education Journal, v25 n1 p1-2 Fall 1997
Discusses why early childhood educators should abandon their use of teacher-oriented decorative items: (1) such items evoke stereotypes with nostalgic appeal; (2) the decorations can undermine professional image; (3) the items communicate a message of subservience; (4) the items commercialize teaching rather than elevate the profession's status; and (5) resulting stereotypes disregard the unique history of early childhood education. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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