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Spencer, Tamara Glupczynski; Falchi, Lorraine; Ghiso, Maria Paula – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2011
The current context of increased accountability and the proliferation of skills-based literacy mandates at the early childhood level pose particular tensions for multilingual children and educators. In this article, we draw on data from two ethnographic studies to examine how educators and children negotiate the constraints of early childhood…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Linguistics, Multilingualism, Ethnography
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Clifford, Anna; Hailey, Beth – Childhood Education, 2007
This article presents the West Tennessee ACEI 2006 Fall Conference held at Union University in Jackson, Tennessee on October 14, 2006. The conference theme, Turning the Pages: A Focus on Children's Literature, was emphasized throughout the day. During the conference, the early childhood classroom teachers, preservice teachers, and administrators…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Childrens Literature, Administrators, Preschool Education
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Cochran, Deborah C.; Gallagher, Peggy A.; Stayton, Vicki D.; Dinnebeil, Laurie A.; Lifter, Karin; Chandler, Lynette K.; Christensen, Kimberly A. – Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 2012
Results of the field validation survey of the revised initial and new advanced Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Division for Early Childhood (DEC) early childhood special education (ECSE)/early intervention (EI) personnel standards are presented. Personnel standards are used as part of educational accountability systems and in teacher…
Descriptors: Expertise, Early Intervention, Early Childhood Education, Disabilities
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Flannery Quinn, Suzanne M.; Ethridge, Elizabeth A. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2006
This research explores the history, philosophies and practices of an "A rated" public charter school (serving infants through 8th grade) in Florida. Participants are the professional educators who were involved in the founding of the school in 1999. Findings are based on semi-structured interviews probing the details of the history of…
Descriptors: Accountability, Charter Schools, Educational Practices, Teachers
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Meyer, Alberta L. – Childhood Education, 1991
Describes Frances McClelland Mayfarth's childhood, editorial work for the Association for Childhood Education, professorship at New York University, presidency of Wheelock College, work as a high school teacher, and retirement. (BC)
Descriptors: Administrators, Biographies, Career Development, Editors
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Haugland, Susan W.; Shade, Daniel D. – Journal of Computing in Childhood Education, 1994
Surveyed 112 early childhood teachers, administrators, college faculty, curriculum specialists, business representatives, and students on the current status of computer integration in early childhood classrooms. Found that 79% of the respondents used computers with children aged 3-5 years and that the majority stressed that computer software for…
Descriptors: Administrators, College Faculty, Computer Attitudes, Computer Software Evaluation