NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Laws, Policies, & Programs
No Child Left Behind Act 20013
Assessments and Surveys
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 57 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Ward, Gay; Dahlmeier, Crystal – Young Children, 2011
Inspired by a variety of early childhood educators' observations and writings, the authors reflected on what a joyful classroom looks like, sounds like, and feels like. Although "joy is a developmental need and a vital necessity", the current emphasis in early childhood and elementary programs on assessment, accountability, and increased academic…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Children, Psychological Patterns, Child Development
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Regional Educational Laboratory Mid-Atlantic, 2016
This document provides Q&A with webinar presenter, Susan Riley. Riley's presentation looks at broad ideas of clarifying best practices in using arts integration (AI) and/or STEAM at any grade level. Questions cover topics such as: the creativity crisis in US schools, integrating art into math adult education (GED and ESL), theater arts in the…
Descriptors: Art Education, STEM Education, Integrated Activities, Creativity
Stejzygier, Aneta – Online Submission, 2009
The paper presents the social capital as the essential element of success of the Reggio Emilia preschools known for their unique approach to the early childhood education. The collaborative effort is introduced through examples of the currently ongoing "Reggio Narrates" project of Reggio preschools, the "Dialogue with the…
Descriptors: Municipalities, Foreign Countries, Reggio Emilia Approach, Social Capital
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Bodrova, Elena; Leong, Deborah J. – Educational Leadership, 2005
Early childhood education must bolster basic cognitive and social-emotional competencies to prepare children for authentic learning. The preschool educators should view academic skills and concepts as valuable tools in the process of developing essential competencies.
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Cognitive Development, Social Development, Emotional Development
Rinehart, Nila M. – Zero to Three, 2006
The author argues that the curriculum in early childhood classrooms that serve American Indian and Alaska Native children must be grounded in community values, set in their societal context, and rooted in the rhythms of community life. The Central Council of the Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska Head Start developed a curriculum framework…
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, American Indians, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Curriculum
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hughes, Jan N. – School Psychology Review, 2010
In this article, the author comments on Dominguez, Vitiello, Maier, and Greenfield's (2010) article on identifying quality in preschool education. Dominguez et al. have conducted a methodologically sophisticated study describing the growth of learning behavior among Head Start children. By doing so, they contribute to a growing body of evidence…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Educational Quality, Instructional Effectiveness, Teacher Student Relationship
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Williams, Laura – FORUM: for promoting 3-19 comprehensive education, 2018
In November 2017, Ofsted published Bold Beginnings, a report on its findings about teaching in the Reception year. Like very many practitioners in the early years, the author of this article believes this report to be of concern, as the recommendations it proposes would be so damaging for the early education of young children. She believes its…
Descriptors: Elementary School Curriculum, Teaching Methods, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Play
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
McCurdy, Kathryn; Reagan, Emilie Mitescu; Rogers, Audrey; Schram, Thomas – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2018
A response to Stosich et al.'s (2018) article reviewing ways in which states have taken up performance assessments, this commentary seeks to extend the focus and use of performance assessments to preservice teacher education. As such, the authors describe statewide initiatives in New Hampshire that are working to integrate performance assessments…
Descriptors: Performance Based Assessment, Preschool Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Gersten, Russell – Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2016
In this commentary, the author reflects on four studies that have greatly expanded the knowledge base on effective interventions in mathematics, and he provides four rigorous experimental studies of approaches for students likely to experience difficulties learning mathematics over a large grade-level span (pre-K to 4th grade). All of the…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Mathematics, Preschool Education, Intervention
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Bogard, Kimber; Traylor, Fasaha; Takanishi, Ruby – Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 2008
Recent studies do not find consistent relationships between teacher degree, major, and certification, and PK outcomes (Early, D. M., Bryant, D. M., Pianta, R. C., Clifford, R. M., Burchinal, M. R., Ritchie, S., et al. (2006). Are teachers' education, major, and credentials related to classroom quality and children's academic gains in…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Credentials, Elementary Secondary Education, Teacher Qualifications
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Fischer, Kurt W. – Early Education and Development, 2012
The paucity of research on learning and development may seem surprising, but it is a pervasive fact. Research relating brain science to learning and development is even sparser, with scant evidence investigating connections between mind, brain, and education. Indeed one reason for the prevalence of neural myths is that so little research links…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Youth, Intimacy, Neurology, Brain
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
King Thorius, Kathleen A.; Simon, Marsha – Journal of Educational & Psychological Consultation, 2014
Our commentary responds to the five articles of the special issue on multidisciplinary collaboration to support struggling readers. From our perspectives informed by experiences working with diverse student and family populations in urban settings, preparing pre- and in-service educators and specialists to do the same, and working in federally…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Educational Cooperation, Reading Difficulties, Reading Instruction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Verwys, Susan K. – Young Children, 2007
In this article, the author presents a discussion regarding the sharing of decision making regarding curriculum in preschool. The preschool where she teaches is housed in a diverse, faith-based elementary school in the heart of Grand Rapids, Michigan, a midsize, midwestern city. It offers full-day, half-day, and two-and-a-half-hour preschool…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Participative Decision Making, Emergent Literacy, Child Development Centers
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Allen, Amy E. – Childhood Education, 2013
As an early childhood professional, this author spent the first 17 years of her career as an advocate for children and their families. With an advanced degree in early childhood special education, she learned about the pitfalls and triumphs of special education. After leaving the classroom and entering the world of academia in teacher education,…
Descriptors: Special Education, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Parent School Relationship, Disabilities
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Nixon, Helen – Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 2011
In their quest for resources to support children's early literacy learning and development, parents encounter and traverse different spaces in which discourses and artifacts are produced and circulated. This paper uses conceptual tools from the field of geosemiotics to examine some commercial spaces designed for parents and children that…
Descriptors: Young Children, Emergent Literacy, Internet, Preschool Education
Previous Page | Next Page ยป
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4