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Lake, Vickie E.; Pappamihiel, N. Eleni – Childhood Education, 2003
This article synthesizes key principles that teachers should utilize to support English language learners in mainstream early childhood classrooms. Principles include treating children fairly, which entails treating children differently; providing an appropriate language environment; providing adequate English instruction to allow basic…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Early Childhood Education, Educational Practices
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Ballenger, Marcus; And Others – Childhood Education, 1984
Points out aspects of counting books that may impede learning, notes general and specific criteria for evaluating counting books, and offers an annotated bibliography illustrating the application of criteria. (RH)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Books, Computation, Concept Formation
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Taunton, Martha; Colbert, Cynthia – Childhood Education, 1984
Reviews selected research relating to the artistic and aesthetic behaviors of children four to six years of age and gives teaching and curriculum suggestions to encourage development in these areas. (RH)
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Art Expression, Early Childhood Education, Elementary School Students
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Kane, Frances – Childhood Education, 1982
Indicates relationships between children's graphic expressions and thinking, writing, and reading. It is concluded that, if children are motivated to verbalize about personal experiences they have expressed graphically, they probably will be additionally motivated to read what they have written. (Author/RH)
Descriptors: Child Language, Communication Skills, Developmental Stages, Freehand Drawing