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Shulsky, Debra; Kirkwood, Donna – Childhood Education, 2015
All children have the right to creative expression through the arts. The creation of art cultivates critical thinking, reflection, and problem-solving skills. It also encourages systems thinking; the color choices, individual brushstrokes, and materials all contribute to a greater whole. Infusing art-making and arts education throughout the…
Descriptors: Visual Arts, Early Childhood Education, Creative Activities, Art Education
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Gallingane, Caitlin; Han, Heejeong Sophia – Childhood Education, 2015
One of the key objectives of childhood education is to build empathy and understanding in students. Young children with the ability to comprehend and regulate their own emotions--and empathize with the emotions and experiences of others--go on to achieve greater learning outcomes and more positive relationships than children who do not develop…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Vocabulary Skills, Evidence, Educational Strategies
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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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Alat, Kazim – Childhood Education, 2002
Examines the range of children's responses to traumatic events and identifies common symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Identifies protective and risk factors for PTSD. Discusses ways early childhood educators can provide a sense of security and regularity in their classrooms and use classroom activities to facilitate coping with…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Coping, Early Childhood Education, Emotional Adjustment
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Sharpe, Pamela – Childhood Education, 2002
Drew from interviews, children's compositions, and children's letters to examine feelings and opinions of 4 groups of Singapore children from 4 to 13 years of age regarding events in their daily lives, leisure time, school experiences, friends, teachers, and aspirations. Found that the majority are happy at school and proud of their schools, and…
Descriptors: Childhood Attitudes, Children, Emotional Experience, Foreign Countries
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Meathenia, Peggy Sue – Childhood Education, 1971
A kindergarten teacher narrates her classroom experiences with terror-stricken Spanish-American children after a devastating tornado. (AJ)
Descriptors: Dramatic Play, Emotional Experience, Fear, Kindergarten Children
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Jenkins, Gladys Gardner – Childhood Education, 1981
Points out characteristics of young adolescents, including mood swings, concern with self, and reliance on peers as a reference group. For English translation, see EJ 242 849. (Author/RH)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Emotional Experience, Individual Characteristics, Junior High School Students
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Jenkins, Gladys Gardner – Childhood Education, 1981
Points out characteristics of young adolescents, including mood swings, concern with self, and reliance on peers as a reference group. (Author/RH)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Emotional Experience, Individual Characteristics, Junior High School Students
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Stecher, Miriam B. – Childhood Education, 1975
A workshop leader and consultant makes an impassioned plea for more and better movement education. Provides ideas for focused movement explorations and discusses the overall goals and advantages of this new breed of physical education. (ED)
Descriptors: Childhood Needs, Classroom Communication, Dramatic Play, 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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Spodek, Bernard – Childhood Education, 1973
Early childhood educators may well debate the challenges presented by this historical review of major goals toward which kindergartens in America have been directed. (Editor)
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy, Emotional Experience
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Lewis, Claudia – Childhood Education, 1972
Sixteen books for kindergarten through sixth grade were chosen and reported on at the Annual Study Conference of the Association for Childhood Education International, held in Denver, Colorado, April 1972. (CB)
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Books, Childrens Literature, Class Activities
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Stone, Sandra J.; Glascott, Kathleen – Childhood Education, 1998
Asserts that teachers must consider the innate passion to discover and the desire to understand when designing science instruction. Argues that in an emotionally secure and stimulating environment, children will freely express passions to discover and understand and that educators must ensure and support every child's affective development along…
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Classroom Environment, Elementary Education, Emotional Experience
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Kirova, Anna – Childhood Education, 2001
Used a phenomenological approach to examine loneliness in Canadian elementary school students whose families had immigrated within the past 3 years. Discusses experiences of loneliness related to space, bodily self, time at school, and perception of others. Notes implications for classroom practice, including arranging the physical space,…
Descriptors: Childhood Attitudes, Educational Practices, Elementary School Students, Emotional Adjustment
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Lundin, Anne – Childhood Education, 1991
Maintains that children's books such as "The Secret Garden" can have a strong influence on one's life. Such books offer emotionally satisfying adventures and serve as the touchstones by which we measure all literary experience. (BB)
Descriptors: Autobiographies, Books, Childrens Literature, Emotional Experience
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