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Crawford, Patricia A.; Zygouris-Coe, Vicky – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2006
Family literacy has come of age during the past quarter of a century. This article provides a brief review of family literacy history and components. Pedagogical implications for teachers of primary grade students are considered, and suggestions given for increasing home-school literacy involvement through the following types of initiatives:…
Descriptors: Family Literacy, Family School Relationship, Young Children, Family Involvement
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Leeb-Lundberg, Kristina – Childhood Education, 1977
Traces the development and influence of Frobel's mathematics program for kindergarten-aged children. (JB)
Descriptors: Educational History, Guides, Kindergarten, Mathematics Curriculum
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Harris, Nini – Childhood Education, 1983
Briefly reviews the history of the first kindergarten system in the United States on the occasion of the transformation of the Des Peres School in St. Louis, Missouri, into a museum and library. The transformed facility contains a restored kindergarten classroom, the Susan E. Blow museum, local historical and educational archives, and meeting…
Descriptors: Educational History, Historic Sites, Kindergarten, Library Facilities
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Gwaltney, Thomas M. – Childhood Education, 2002
The second article in a series of three written about teaching strategies in primary schools in England and America, this article reviews strategies used in American one-room rural schoolhouses from the late 1800s to the 1940s. Examines historical perspective, curriculum, school life, punishment, special events, and games. (SD)
Descriptors: Curriculum, Educational Environment, Educational History, Educational Practices