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Warden, Claire – Childhood Education, 2019
Recognizing the valuable role nature plays in human development as well as humans' responsibility toward the earth is critically important when considering how to transform education for the betterment of the individual and society. In this article, the author views nature as a force or phenomenon of the metaphysical world. As such, she suggests…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Individual Development, Educational Change, Environment
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Koshy, Valsa; Robinson, Nancy M. – European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 2006
Identifying gifted and talented children and providing appropriate educational experiences for them has been firmly placed on the educational agenda in England by the Labour government since 1999. In the U.S.A., gifted education has received a high profile for several decades. In both countries, however, the needs of the younger gifted child have…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Talent Identification, Young Children, Foreign Countries
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Wortham, Sue C. – Childhood Education, 1985
Traces development of the Association for Childhood Education International from its founding in 1892 to the present, emphasizing historical events, social trends, and educational philosophies which have influenced its organizational endeavors. Examines current social problems and their influences on the educational and administrative direction of…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Philosophy
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Webster, Nancy K. – Childhood Education, 1984
Describes the changes in early childhood education from the 1960s to the 1980s, discussing the current early childhood program.
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Practices
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O'Brien, Shirley J. – Childhood Education, 1989
Maintains that preschool and kindergarten curricula should encourage experiential learning, and not just formal academic education. (BB)
Descriptors: Academic Education, Educational Change, Experiential Learning, Kindergarten