ERIC Number: EJ670160
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Publication Date: 2003
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Creating a Caring Community: The University of Arkansas Nursery School Experience.
Baldwin, Vernoice G.; DaRos-Voseles, Denise A.; Swick, Kevin J.
Early Childhood Education Journal, v30 n3 p157-62 Spr 2003
This article describes seven dimensions of establishing a caring community at the University of Arkansas Nursery School in Fayetteville. Key components relate to the director setting the tone for the school, the instructor-student relationship, empathetic teacher-child interactions, empathetic teacher-parent interactions, celebration of differences, a mixed-age classroom encouraging learning from one's classmates, and a responsive and respectful classroom environment. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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