ERIC Number: EJ628699
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Elkind, David; Whitehurst, Grover J.
Education Matters, v1 n2 p8-21 Sum 2001
Two authors weigh the evidence on starting to emphasize early literacy skills during preschool, discussing student-centered versus content-centered classrooms, looking at developmentally appropriate education, presenting their differing views on the subject, and responding to one another's opinions. Two sidebars discuss Project Headstart's approach to school readiness. (SM)
Descriptors: Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Emergent Literacy, Learning Readiness, Preschool Children, Reading Skills, School Readiness, Student Centered Curriculum, Student Interests, Writing Skills
Hoover Institution, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-6010; Tel: 650-723-3373; Fax: 650-723-8626.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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