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Wellhousen, Karyn – Dimensions of Early Childhood, 1994
Discusses techniques that teachers and caregivers can use to assess the social development of young children. Indicates how anecdotal records, running records, checklists, rating scales, and standardized tests allow educators to determine the social competency of children and plan appropriate intervention strategies. (MDM)
Descriptors: Check Lists, Child Behavior, Early Childhood Education, Evaluation Criteria
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Wellhousen, Karyn; Downey, Jill – Dimensions of Early Childhood, 1992
Discusses stages of the grieving process and ways in which early childhood teachers and caregivers can help young children understand and cope with death. An annotated bibliography of children's books concerning death is provided. (BB)
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Annotated Bibliographies, Childrens Literature, Cognitive Ability
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Wellhousen, Karyn; Franklin, Jamie – Dimensions of Early Childhood, 1994
Reviews studies examining children's nurturing behaviors and suggests ways to encourage those behaviors in early childhood settings. Discusses age, gender, and cultural differences in the nurturing behavior of young children. Recommends that teachers expose children to positive role models and suggests several children's books with characters that…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Cultural Differences, Early Childhood Education, Interpersonal Competence
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Wellhousen, Karyn – Dimensions of Early Childhood, 2000
Presents ways early childhood teachers can preserve records of their classroom experiences to enrich their own lives, and the lives of their descendants and those who study education. Discusses self-interviews and teacher journals, and outlines developing a timeline, tracking classroom traditions, collecting photographs and videotapes, and…
Descriptors: Biographies, Documentation, Early Childhood Education, Interviews