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Heath, D. Terry; McKenry, Patrick C. – Childhood Education, 1989
Discusses the potential benefits of having pets for self-care children. Researchers suggest that companion animals can lower blood pressure, show up high on a list of children's helpers and indirectly increase feelings of safety. (RJC)
Descriptors: Child Responsibility, Childhood Needs, Children, Pets
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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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O'Brien, Shirley J. – Childhood Education, 1988
Explains the benefits of pet ownership for young children. (SKC)
Descriptors: Child Responsibility, Children, Pets, Self Esteem
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Boyer, Wanda A. R. – Canadian Journal of Research in Early Childhood Education, 2000
Notes that Morrish's book reviews popular discipline practices, three building blocks of discipline, and methods for teaching children that rights and freedoms must be governed by reason, respect, and responsibility. Asserts that the book's examples span the home and school environments and that the book emphasizes proactive and preventive…
Descriptors: Aggression, Book Reviews, Child Responsibility, Children