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Hymes, James L., Jr. – Childhood Education, 1975
An interview which relates the history, philosophy, aspirations and activities of the Progressive Education Association, which began in 1918 in order to formulate new principles for public education. The association was a moving force in changing public schools through the 1920s, '30s and '40s. (ED)
Descriptors: Conferences, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Policy
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Tresselt, Alvin – Childhood Education, 1975
Noted author of children's books discusses his love of nature and words and how he communicates these to children. (ED)
Descriptors: Authors, Childrens Literature, Curiosity, Teacher Role
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Williams, C. Ray – Childhood Education, 1975
A progress report on the Child Development Associate (CDA) project which is a program for developing a new professional category to assure qualitative staffing of child care programs. Main emphasis of report is placed on development of an assessment instrument for credentialing, based on a set of eleven constructs which are delineated. (ED)
Descriptors: Associate Degrees, Credentials, Measurement Instruments, Preschool Teachers
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Yonemura, Margaret – Childhood Education, 1974
Discusses some ways teachers can better understand their students through interviewing on a one-to-one basis. (CS)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Early Childhood Education, Interaction Process Analysis, Interviews
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Jeffery, Inez C.; Lindberg, Lucile – Childhood Education, 1974
Two early childhood educators report on their visit to a kindergarten in the People's Republic of China. (CS)
Descriptors: Chinese Culture, Cross Cultural Studies, Early Childhood Education, Educational Theories
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Butler, Annie L. – Childhood Education, 1974
A first hand report of a UNESCO Conference on Early Childhood Education which met to explore scientific knowledge about the development of young children from birth to six years of age, ways of providing education better adapted to realities of every day life, and implications for lifelong education. (CS)
Descriptors: Child Development, Cognitive Development, Conference Reports, Cooperative Planning
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Stroman, Suzanne Higgs; Duff, R. Eleanor – Childhood Education, 1982
Advocates total community support for families whose children must care for themselves during out-of-school hours while their caregivers are working. (MP)
Descriptors: After School Programs, Children, Community Responsibility, Emotional Response
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Swick, Kevin J. – Childhood Education, 1982
Cites research that suggests the workplace and the community will be vital areas of influence in people's lives for the rest of the century, stressing the importance of a totally supportive environment and describing the role of business in supporting families and schools. (MP)
Descriptors: Business, Community Benefits, Cooperative Education, Family Life
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Hedin, Diane P.; Eisikovits, Rivka A. – Childhood Education, 1982
Presents research findings in the United States and Israel supporting young adolescents' need for meaningful work opportunities in preparation for productive citizenship. Assesses various aspects of curriculum for this age group and links schools and communities across cultures. (MP)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Community Services, Comparative Analysis, Cross Cultural Studies
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Ransbury, Molly Kayes – Childhood Education, 1982
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Objectives, Educational Principles, Kindergarten
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Nall, Susan W. – Childhood Education, 1982
Reports trends and issues in kindergarten education, describing the positive change effected by one metropolitan area to bridge the gap between preschool and public school. (Author/MP)
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Change, Kindergarten, Preschool Education
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Pfotenhauer, Virginia – Childhood Education, 1982
A fifth-grade school teacher discusses the usefulness of brainstorming as a prewriting activity and illustrates how she used this activity with her students. (MP)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Prewriting, Teaching Methods
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Kincheloe, Teresa Scott; Bull, Valda Black – Childhood Education, 1982
A Lakota college student and mother of two, Valda Black Bull recalls her education. The reader can compare the instruction she received in the public schools of an Indian reservation and that gained at the side of her Lakota grandmother. (MP)
Descriptors: American Indians, Children, Cultural Background, Educational Experience
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Koroscik, Judith Smith – Childhood Education, 1982
While school art programs receive support from classroom teachers and school administrators, rationales for such support are frequently based on misconceptions of art and art learning processes. Through critical examination of two recent articles (Pierce, 1981; Klein, 1982), the author establishes a more accurate representation of current thinking…
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Education, Early Childhood Education, Educational Objectives
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McGee, Lea; And Others – Childhood Education, 1982
Reviews research offering the teacher a different perspective from which to view beginning reading and provides a strong justification for activities normally thought to be less than academic. (Author/MP)
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Early Childhood Education, Learning Activities, Learning Processes
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