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Freeman, Nancy – Childhood Education, 2004
Codes of ethics are one of the important hallmarks of a profession. Along with prolonged training, specialized knowledge, and rites of passage, a code is one of the criteria that sets professionals apart from other workers (Katz & Ward, 1991). Literature describing the current focus on ethics in the workplace invariably describes codes addressing…
Descriptors: Ethics, Teacher Responsibility, Teacher Student Relationship, Children
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Szecsi, Tunde – Childhood Education, 2002
Examines the status of minority education in Hungary. Outlines key features of Hungarian education, examines status of education and schools for national minority students, and highlights the educational situation and needs of Romani (Gypsy) children. Describes two Hungarian initiatives for educating Romani children. Focuses on the importance of…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Children, Diversity (Student), Early Childhood Education
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Swan, Ann M. – Childhood Education, 1993
Examines causes and types of stuttering and its emotional and social aspects. Suggestions for helping students overcome stuttering involve (1) giving children undivided attention when speaking to them; (2) providing a relaxed atmosphere; (3) encouraging polite speaking manners; (4) sensitizing all children to stuttering; and (5) providing…
Descriptors: Children, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Emotional Experience
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Hildebrand, Joan M. – Childhood Education, 1993
Provides publication data, short reviews, and age suitability recommendations for 17 fiction and 13 nonfiction children's books on various subjects that were published in 1992. (MDM)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Book Reviews, Children, Childrens Literature
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Diamond, Karen E. – Childhood Education, 1994
As children with disabilities participate more fully in community education and recreation programs, educators face special challenges in helping families deal with the special needs of disabled children. Support for parents who have a child with a disability must be based on the parents' perceived needs. (MDM)
Descriptors: Children, Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education
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Childhood Education, 1990
The Association for Childhood Education International is an organization of professional educators, parents, and other adults interested in promoting good educational practices for children from infancy to early adolescence. ACEI maintains an archival deposit that includes children's books, personal papers, photographs, artifacts, and memorabilia…
Descriptors: Archives, Children, Early Childhood Education, Educational History
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Eddowes, E. Anne – Childhood Education, 1994
Examines the problem of safety and security for homeless children and their families, and discusses the responsibility of schools to educate and assist homeless children. Describes specific programs that school districts have implemented to educate, feed, and care for homeless children. (MDM)
Descriptors: Children, Early Childhood Education, Educational Strategies, Elementary Education
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Cohen, Stewart – Childhood Education, 1993
Parents can help children acquire ecological awareness through the use of varied inventories that focus on their family's ecological practices, and through the restructuring of such practices to promote conservation and recycling. Lists specific activities in which preschool and elementary school children can engage. (MDM)
Descriptors: Children, Conservation (Environment), Early Childhood Education, Ecology
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Stanford, Beverly Hardcastle – Childhood Education, 1993
Three videos for adults chronicle the life works of Erik Erikson and Jean Piaget, two giants in the child development field, and three videos for children candidly and sensitively address common problems experienced by children, such as being afraid to read aloud in class, dealing with bullies, and protecting themselves from attack by strangers.…
Descriptors: Children, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Fear
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Notar, Ellen – Childhood Education, 1989
Maintains that parents and educators should watch what children watch on television, especially commercials. Parents and educators should teach children to critically observe and analyze the messages and assumptions of television commercials. (BB)
Descriptors: Children, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Imagery
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Blue, Gladys F. – Childhood Education, 1986
Reviews literature focusing on six aspects of pet-person relationships that are most relevant to the growing child. Areas include love, attachment, and comfort; sensorimotor and nonverbal learning; responsibility, nurturance, and competence; learning about the life cycle; therapeutic benefits; and nurturing humaness, ecological awareness, and…
Descriptors: Child Development, Child Responsibility, Children, Early Childhood Education
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Kim, Young-Ok; Stevens, Joseph H. Jr. – Childhood Education, 1987
Reviews the literature on some of the major ways that parents and teachers influence the development of prosocial tendencies in children; they include child-rearing practices, social cognition, mood, modeling, and training. Also provides suggestions for parents and teachers to help children behave prosocially. (Author/BB)
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Children, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education
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Cryan, John R. – Childhood Education, 1986
Maintains that decisions regarding evaluation should be made in relationship to learning principles based on a developmental perspective. Using these principles as a basis, teachers are better able to select appropriate formal and informal evaluation procedures. Each procedure is defined and its limitations are discussed in terms of effectiveness.…
Descriptors: Children, Decision Making, Developmental Stages, Early Childhood Education
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Shugar, Carol E. – Childhood Education, 1988
Provides profiles of contemporary figures who can serve as appropriate role models (heroes and heroines) for today's young people. Profiled are Desmond Tutu, Neil Armstrong, Mother Teresa, Lech Walesa, Jesse Jackson, Jacques Cousteau, Sharon Christa McAuliffe, and Anatoly Shcharansky. (SKC)
Descriptors: Children, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Individual Development