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Warner, Laverne; Lynch, Sharon – Childhood Education, 2003
Discusses chronic behavior problems that occur in early childhood classrooms and the need to intervene at an early age to prevent continued conduct problems. Examines different kinds of challenging behaviors and motivations for them. Suggests intervention methods to prevent antisocial behavior and strategies for teaching children alternative…
Descriptors: Antisocial Behavior, Behavior Modification, Behavior Patterns, Behavior Problems
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Liu, Karen C. Y.; Chien, Chu-Ying – Childhood Education, 1998
Examines efforts by educators in Taiwan to implement the project approach in early childhood settings. Discusses observed changes and benefits of parental involvement in their children's learning; describes the activities of one project that was implemented; and outlines the strategies used by the teachers to promote parental involvement in the…
Descriptors: Discovery Learning, Early Childhood Education, Educational Innovation, Foreign Countries
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Essa, Eva L.; And Others – Childhood Education, 1995
Describes the illness and death of a young boy enrolled in an early childhood program. Discusses how maintaining open communication, sharing genuine reactions, talking with parents and a clinical psychologist, sharing carefully chosen books, and supporting the child and his family throughout the experience were helpful in coping with this event.…
Descriptors: Bibliotherapy, Coping, Death, Early Childhood Education
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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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Tway, Eileen – Childhood Education, 1983
Points out stages in writing-skill development as well as ways children's writing can be stimulated at home and in school. Topics include: encouraging new vocabulary and development of spoken language; reading to the child and stimulating involvement and response; being an example by writing in the presence of children; and providing opportunities…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Early Childhood Education, Elementary School Students, Guidelines
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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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McNamee, Abigail Stahl – Childhood Education, 1987
Presents guidelines for parents and teachers on preparing young children (3 to 8 years old) for a visit to the art museum. In preparing children for museum experiences, education for the art museum should be related to child development, begin long before entering a museum ("museum education"), and be sequential. (BB)
Descriptors: Art Education, Arts Centers, Child Development, Early Childhood Education