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Dettore, Ernie – Childhood Education, 2002
Discusses adults' role in children's emotional development, focusing on ways that adults can help young children identify and communicate their feelings, become attuned to and accepting of the ways young children approach and deal with emotional issues, and provide environments that enable young children to express their feelings. (SD)
Descriptors: Adult Child Relationship, Caregiver Child Relationship, Emotional Development, Emotional Experience
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Chaille, Christine – Childhood Education, 2002
Examines the notion of investing in children and its connection to outcome-based assessment and the philosophy of teaching and learning. Considers the implications of grounding one's work with children in the immediacy of working with them over time and in a community rather than only in future outcomes. (DLH)
Descriptors: Adult Child Relationship, Attitudes, Child Development, Children
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Isenberg, Joan Packer; Quisenberry, Nancy – Childhood Education, 2002
Presents position of the Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI) regarding children and play. Discusses ACEI's fundamental beliefs about the importance of play, citing supporting research and theory. Presents guiding principles and practices for play experiences, focusing on adults' crucial role in structuring and planning the…
Descriptors: Adult Child Relationship, Beliefs, Child Advocacy, Childhood Needs
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O'Brien, Shirley J. – Childhood Education, 1991
Maintains that adults can improve the quality of their lives by working to help meet children's needs. This can be done by advocating and legislating for children, and by donating time, energy, and financial resources to children. (BB)
Descriptors: Adult Child Relationship, Adults, Child Advocacy, Childhood Needs
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Mecca, Marilyn E. – Childhood Education, 1989
Discusses young children's dialogue and ways in which children learn when they talk with other children and with adults. Children's language is characterized by wondering; teachers can learn to be sensitive to this wondering and can learn the art of dialogue with young children. (RJC)
Descriptors: Adult Child Relationship, Dialogs (Language), Early Childhood Education, Intellectual Development
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Seefeldt, Carol – Childhood Education, 1987
Maintains that those who design intergenerational programs in school and nonschool settings should (1) protect the prestige of elders and children; (2) limit frustrations by arranging for intimate contacts; (3) plan for functional interaction that has integrity; and (4) ensure that contact is rewarding for elders and children. (BB)
Descriptors: Adult Child Relationship, Children, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Secondary Education
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Kostelnik, Marjorie J.; And Others – Childhood Education, 1988
Maintains that the manner in which adult participants in early childhood programs create the verbal environment in the classroom dictates children's estimation of self-worth. Presents the characteristics of negative and positive verbal environments, the importance of a positive verbal environment, and steps for establishing a positive verbal…
Descriptors: Adult Child Relationship, Classroom Communication, Classroom Environment, Early Childhood Education
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Isbell, Rebecca; Morrow, Brent – Childhood Education, 1991
Because young children have difficulty comprehending abstract ideas and generalizing information presented in sexual abuse prevention programs, and because of their dependence on adults, the effectiveness of sexual abuse prevention programs for young children is questionable. (BB)
Descriptors: Adult Child Relationship, Child Abuse, Cognitive Development, Concept Formation
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O'Brien, Shirley J. – Childhood Education, 1991
Offers guidelines for use in questioning children about incidents of sexual abuse. Guidelines concern children's cognitive capabilities, social and emotional responses, and language abilities. Includes the story of a 4.5-year-old girl who was questioned in court. (BB)
Descriptors: Adult Child Relationship, Case Studies, Child Abuse, Cognitive Ability