ERIC Number: EJ820192
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Dec
Abstractor: As Provided
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Exploring the Dynamics of Teacher Perceptions of Homeless Children and Families during the Early Years
Powers-Costello, Elizabeth; Swick, Kevin J.
Early Childhood Education Journal, v36 n3 p241-245 Dec 2008
The perceptions teachers have of homeless children and their families are a significant influence on children and parents. These perceptions of teachers are explored from a social justice view and in relation to barriers that may impede teacher development of nurturing and supportive perspectives. Effective strategies for helping teachers strengthen their perspectives of homeless children and families are presented and discussed.
Descriptors: Social Justice, Homeless People, Disadvantaged Youth, Young Children, Social Cognition, Teachers, Early Childhood Education
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
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