ERIC Number: EJ602127
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Academics, Literacy, and Young Children: A Plea for a Middle Ground.
Nel, Elizabeth M.
Childhood Education, v76 n3 p136-41 Spr 2000
Advocates providing opportunities for child-initiated literacy experiences within a free play setting in early childhood education programs. Presents a rationale for meaningful academic content in preschools, including the need for early adult models and advantages of free-play over structured settings. Details methods of promoting literacy in preschool settings, including providing materials and modeling and interacting with the children. (KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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