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Lisenbee, Peggy S.; Ford, Carol M. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2018
Traditional and digital storytelling is a powerful literacy tool which engage students in making connections between pedagogy and academic content. Definitions of traditional and digital storytelling, pedagogical methods aligned with curriculum standards, and examples of literacy centers associated with storytelling in early childhood classrooms…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Teaching Methods, Technology Uses in Education, Definitions
Early Learning Challenge Technical Assistance, 2017
This resource was prepared for a Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge (RTT-ELC) State in response to a request for examples of States that support local Early Learning Councils. Local Early Learning Councils are public-private partnerships that work to align and strengthen a comprehensive early childhood system and to coordinate funding coming…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Federal Aid, Federal Programs
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Gadzikowski, Ann – Parenting for High Potential, 2016
In 2012, the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) revised its position statement regarding the appropriate use of technology in early childhood classrooms. The increased accessibility of touch screens on tablets and smart phones led to this revision, which moves the conversation from the question of "When shall we…
Descriptors: Coding, Robotics, Young Children, Appropriate Technology
Early Learning Challenge Technical Assistance, 2016
This resource was prepared in response to a request for information from a Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge (RTT-ELC) State about how other States are using a Shared Services strategy to support their child care providers, in particular family child care providers. By sharing common management, professional development, and infrastructure…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Early Intervention, Child Care, Family Role
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McGiboney, Colleen; Roberts, Scott L. – Social Studies, 2015
Because of the importance that geography plays in our understanding of economics, history, and politics, it has been argued that the subject should be taught to students beginning at the early elementary level, usually focusing on the family unit and local communities. However, when the proper technology tools and strategies are used, students at…
Descriptors: Geography, Kindergarten, Social Studies, Web Sites
Jones, Meirion Prys, Comp.; Jones, Ceinwen, Comp. – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2014
This regional dossier aims to provide a concise, description and basic statistics about minority language education in a specific region of Europe. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal arrangements, and support structures, as well as quantitative aspects, such as the…
Descriptors: Welsh, Foreign Countries, Language Minorities, Educational Policy
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Okaz, Abeer Ali – Teaching English with Technology, 2014
This article describes how teachers can use online learning games to enhance young learners' language skill learning. Children love all sorts of games, therefore, implementing games (particularly online ones) are a useful aspect of lessons. Games are an indispensable tool while teaching, especially if employed effectively. The online activities…
Descriptors: Lesson Plans, Teaching Methods, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Heider, Kelly L. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2013
Drawing on her experience and expertise as an education librarian the author of this article pinpoints some of the best resources that support research and publication in the field of early childhood education. Free and subscription-based databases are described, as well as print books, ebooks, and websites that cover a wide range of topics. This…
Descriptors: Writing for Publication, Educational Research, Early Childhood Education, Information Sources
Shea, Mary – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2012
The most effective way to understand what a child knows about the reading process is to take a running record. In "Running Records", Mary Shea demonstrates how teachers can use this powerful tool to design lessons that decrease reading difficulties, build on strengths, and stimulate motivation, ensuring that children develop self-sustaining…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Reading Difficulties, Early Childhood Education, Reading
Department of Defense Education Activity, 2012
The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) is committed to providing the highest quality of education to its students. One way to provide a quality education is with an effective curriculum that reflects high standards and expectations. Thus, DoDEA has developed rigorous content standards aligned with national guidelines and standards.…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Academic Achievement, Educational Quality, Guides
Cowie, Helen – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2012
"From Birth to Sixteen" outlines children's physical, social, emotional and language development from infancy through to adolescence. In both its practical application of research and its contribution to the assessment of child development, this text provides essential reading for those studying, or indeed practising, child development in the…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Childrens Rights, Socioeconomic Background, Case Studies
Mattox, Teryn; Kilburn, M. Rebecca – Zero to Three (J), 2012
With the growing and diverse use of the term "evidence-based practice" it can be difficult for policymakers, funders, program officers, and other professionals to separate the good evidence from the flawed. Furthermore, once good evidence has been identified, it can be difficult to know how to use it. This article discusses key issues to consider…
Descriptors: Evidence, Internet, Best Practices, Program Effectiveness
Schleig, Elisa – Exchange: The Early Childhood Leaders' Magazine Since 1978, 2012
Early childhood educators are aware of the great importance of having parents involved and engaged in their children's education. Although personal contact is still the best, it is not possible to rely on only one method of communication with current and prospective families. A variety of strategies need to be considered to keep the communication…
Descriptors: Internet, Web Sites, Computer System Design, Computer Mediated Communication
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Linder, Sandra M. – Young Children, 2012
Teachers are using technological innovations--including interactive whiteboards--in pre-K-grade 3 classrooms across the country. An IWB is a wall-mounted, touch-sensitive flat screen. When connected to a computer (or another electronic device) and a projector, it displays enlarged instructional content (such as a math word problem, pictures or…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Mathematics Instruction, Young Children, Preschool Children
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Fantozzi, Victoria B. – Young Children, 2012
VoiceThread is a website that allows users to create multimedia slideshows, or "threads," and then open these threads to other users for commentary or collaboration. This article shares the experiences of one multiage (3- to 5-year-olds) preschool classroom's use of VoiceThread. The purpose of the article is to introduce early childhood educators…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Social Development, Young Children, Web Sites
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