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Egan, Kieran – NAMTA Journal, 1993
Traces the richness of oral forms of expression used in nonliterate societies from ancient times to the present. Discusses the implications of research on orality for the early childhood curriculum and for methods of teaching young children. (BC)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Early Childhood Education, Language Acquisition, Literacy
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Egan, Kieran – NAMTA Journal, 1994
Connects the imagination with one's affective states as related to 8- to 15-year-old students' engagement in a story or narrative. Discusses particular characteristics of narratives that engage students' imagination during these years and characteristics that are imaginatively engaging but in which the narrative component is less prominent. (BB)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Affective Behavior, Age Differences, Children