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Soderman, Anne K.; Clevenger, Kay G.; Kent, Ian Gregory – Young Children, 2013
Many U.S. classrooms today have at least some children with limited abilities to understand and express themselves in English. Two critical factors spell success or failure for teachers who have dual language learners (DLLs) in their classrooms: the teacher's understanding of and respect for the initial difficulties in learning a second language…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Phonology, Language Acquisition, Grade 1
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Nemeth, Karen N.; Simon, Fran S. – Young Children, 2013
Miss Jessie was hired because she was bilingual, but she was placed in a class where most of the children did not speak English or her home language of Spanish. The children spoke Arabic, Korean, or Polish most of the time. Where does she start? Early childhood educators across the United States are asking similar questions. Teachers often report…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, English (Second Language), Multilingualism, Early Childhood Education
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McMullen, Mary Benson; Apple, Peggy – Young Children, 2012
Early childhood programs with infants and toddlers are bustling and alive in ways different from programs that have only preschoolers. Infants and toddlers can make group care environments more caring and family focused spaces, nurturing the well-being of all adults and children participating in the program. The number of infants and toddlers who…
Descriptors: Caring, Child Care, Infants, Early Childhood Education
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DeMarie, Darlene; Cherian, Lily – Young Children, 2012
Providing high-quality education and care for young children at a historically Black university in rural South Africa was a challenging task. But despite many obstacles, two teacher educators (an American and a South African) worked together, partnered with a surprising collection of others, seized every possible opportunity, and persisted, seeing…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Foreign Countries, Child Development Centers, International Cooperation
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Paciga, Kathleen A.; Hoffman, Jessica L.; Teale, William H. – Young Children, 2011
The high level of acceptance in US society of the preschool years as a critically important time for building early literacy skills has led to a flurry of activity in early childhood research and policy. The National Early Literacy Panel (NELP) report "Developing Early Literacy" (2008) is one example of this activity. The NELP report is…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Practices, Preschool Teachers, Emergent Literacy
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Vesely, Colleen K.; Ginsberg, Mark R. – Young Children, 2011
This study explores how early childhood education programs engage immigrant families in their children's learning, how programs learn about these families and incorporate their cultures into the classrooms, and what programs are doing in terms of their staff's professional development related to working with immigrant children and families. The…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Young Children, Foreign Countries, Immigrants
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Pizzolongo, Peter J.; Hunter, Amy – Young Children, 2011
Every day, young children--around the world and in the United States--experience stress or trauma. Some children are exposed to crises such as natural disasters, community violence, abuse, neglect, and separation from or death of loved ones. These events can cause young children to feel vulnerable, worried, fearful, sad, frustrated, or lonely.…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Early Childhood Education, Young Children, Anxiety
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Hyson, Marilou; Hossain, Kamal; Chowdhury, Didarul Anam – Young Children, 2010
One of the poorest and most densely populated countries in the world, Bangladesh has faced many challenges during its almost 40-year history as an independent nation. Yet the country has recently made substantial progress in improving young children's survival and protection. It now provides health care, nutrition, immunization, and education…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Young Children, Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education
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Mecham, Neil A. – Young Children, 2010
During the author's trips to Denmark as an instructor of American college students studying abroad, he led groups to visit several "boernehavens," which are the Danish equivalents of U.S. preschools for children ages 3 to 5. Danish society values confident individuals who can take initiative when faced with challenges and opportunities.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Education, Looping (Teachers), Outdoor Education
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Adair, Jennifer Keys; Bhaskaran, Lilly – Young Children, 2010
Young children benefit from learning about and experiencing cultural and ethnic diversity. Early childhood practitioners often strive to diversify the curriculum by including children's cultural traditions, holidays, or foods. Yet, one knows that young children need more than a celebration or a circle time story about a place or people to feel…
Descriptors: Holidays, Early Childhood Education, Young Children, Metacognition
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French, Robert – Young Children, 2010
Low pay, meager benefits, poor morale, and high turnover impact the daily experience of many early childhood educators in the United States. While public spending in early childhood education has substantially increased in recent years, it has mainly fueled expansion, not quality enhancement to help programs attract, compensate, and retain…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Attainment, Young Children, Standards
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Eisenhauer, Mary Jane; Pratt, David – Young Children, 2010
In the United States, only 2.2 percent of preschool and kindergarten teachers and 5 percent of child care workers are men. Other countries have much higher rates, but the percentage of men in U.S. early education has remained between 2 and 3 percent for the last several years. There are many reasons why so few men become early childhood educators.…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Teacher Education Curriculum, Early Childhood Education, Child Caregivers
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Piburn, Donald Edward – Young Children, 2010
A gender-diverse workforce is becoming the global goal for high-quality early childhood programming. Having a balance of female and male early care and education (ECE) professionals supports greater flexibility in the gender role expectations of young children and helps girls and boys avoid stereotypic assumptions about gender. This article lists…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Sex Role, Young Children, Males
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Larkin, Elizabeth; Kaplan, Matthew S. – Young Children, 2010
Newcomers to intergenerational programs in early childhood settings tend to recognize immediately the value of bringing younger and older age groups together. However, they then ask, "But what do they do together?" The goal of intergenerational programs is to promote bonds between younger and older generations--relationships that will…
Descriptors: Intergenerational Programs, Young Children, Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education
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Gillentine, Jonathan – Young Children, 2010
National Board Certification is a voluntary process by which teachers of students ages 3 through 18 demonstrate accomplished teaching. This article describes the process and certification requirements for one certificate--the Early Childhood/Generalist (ECG), for teachers of children ages 3 through 8. The National Board Certification process was…
Descriptors: National Standards, Certification, Preschool Teachers, Teaching Methods
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