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Jalongo, Mary Renck – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2015
Understanding the process of attachment formation in young children has been a focal point in child development research for decades. However, young children's attachments are not only with human beings; they also form bonds with companion animals, particularly dogs ("Canis familiaris"). Given the number of dogs that are kept by families…
Descriptors: Attachment Behavior, Young Children, Animals, Child Development
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Jalongo, Mary Renck; Boyer, Wanda; Ebbeck, Marjory – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2014
Expectations for academic writing and publication have intensified in Academia. Doctoral students in colleges of education are advised to publish even before they graduate and evidence of successful publication is influential in hiring, tenure, and promotion decisions. The purpose of this research was to study the process of writing for…
Descriptors: Writing for Publication, Doctoral Programs, Focus Groups, Qualitative Research
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Jalongo, Mary Renck – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2013
For many early childhood professionals, their initial foray into writing for publication consists of preparing a conference proposal for a workshop/training type of session and producing a manuscript suitable for publication as a practical article in a professional journal. The primary purpose of the article is to provide authors with templates,…
Descriptors: Writing for Publication, Conferences (Gatherings), Journal Articles, Early Childhood Education
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Jalongo, Mary Renck – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2013
College and university faculty members specializing in early childhood education face some unique challenges in scholarly writing. The purpose of this research was to use open-ended interviews as a way to gather the collective wisdom of a group of key informants about academic writing and publishing in the field. Twenty-two editors and/or authors,…
Descriptors: Writing for Publication, Authors, College Faculty, Educational Researchers
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Amodei, Michelle L.; Jalongo, Mary Renck; Myers, Jacqueline; Onchwari, Jacqueline; Gargiulo, Richard M. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2013
Publishing outlets in the field of early childhood vary widely in terms of emphasis on theory, practice, and research as they relate to the care and education of the very young; these outlets also have different readerships (i.e., primarily for teachers, the teachers of their teachers, or the fellow scholars/researchers). Included in the mixture…
Descriptors: Faculty, Journal Articles, Early Childhood Education, Peer Evaluation
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Jalongo, Mary Renck; Sobolak, Michelle J. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2011
The complexity of words makes vocabulary development a multi-faceted process that presents challenges to early childhood educators, offers benefits to young learners, and must be supported through evidence-based strategies. All students, regardless of socio-economic status or background, need to make significant gains in receptive and expressive…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary, Young Children, Vocabulary Development
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Jalongo, Mary Renck – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2008
Although it is commonplace for early childhood educators to include a theme or unit on pets, opportunities to incorporate safety goals frequently are overlooked. Approximately 400,000 incidents of dog bites to children are documented in the United States annually and this estimate may be low, due to the fact that not all injuries are reported.…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Safety Education, Accident Prevention, Child Safety
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Paquette, Kelli R.; Fello, Susan E.; Jalongo, Mary Renck – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2007
Listening and reading comprehension can be assessed by analyzing children's visual, verbal, and written representations of their understandings. "Talking Drawings" (McConnell, S. (1993). Talking drawings: A strategy for assisting learners. "Journal of Reading", 36(4), 260-269 is one strategy that enables children to combine…
Descriptors: Prior Learning, Oral Language, Listening Comprehension, Reading Comprehension
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Jalongo, Mary Renck; Astorino, Terri; Bomboy, Nancy – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2004
Trained therapy dogs are becoming an increasingly common sight in many educational and health care settings. This article, coauthored by a college professor, a Therapy Dogs International, Inc., Evaluator and local program director, and a registered nurse reviews the research on using registered therapy dogs as adjuncts in school programs and…
Descriptors: Therapy, Guidelines, Hospitals, Animals
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Jalongo, Mary Renck; Fennimore, Beatrice S.; Pattnaik, Jyotsna; Laverick, DeAnna M.; Brewster, Jeffrey; Mutuku, Moses – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2004
What are the attributes of a high-quality early childhood education program worldwide? A group of experienced early childhood educators that represent diverse international backgrounds attempts to respond to this question by examining six dimensions of quality set forth by the Association for Childhood Education International: (1) philosophies and…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Quality, Preschool Teachers, Educational Environment
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Jalongo, Mary Renck; Dragich, Denise; Conrad, Natalie K.; Zhang, Ann – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2002
Provides a research-based rationale for using wordless books in early childhood settings. Offers a developmental sequence for introducing children to stories told through pictures. Suggests a general strategy and a wide array of early literacy activities, and recommends ways of communicating with families about the value of wordless books.…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Early Childhood Education, Emergent Literacy, Instructional Materials
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Jalongo, Mary Renck – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2002
Discusses the qualifications for early childhood teachers. Considers personal qualities and subject matter competence, and identifies myths concerning who can become an outstanding teacher of young children. Maintains that the prime directive for any teacher is to model, facilitate, and further learning in every student without doing harm to any…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Preschool Education, Preschool Teachers
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Jalongo, Mary Renck – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2002
Contrasts the "fictions of teamwork" existing in educational settings with the characteristics of true colleagueship, focusing on how gender socialization encourages women educators in early childhood settings to remain silent. Addresses ethical responsibilities, perspectives on conflict and criticism, view of excellence, responses to…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Editorials, Ethics, Gender Issues
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Jalongo, Mary Renck – Early Childhood Education Journal, 1998
Discusses ten ways that technology is being oversold and the implications for educators at all levels. Argues that while technology is considered a useful tool, sales tactics that stir fears of being antiquated and promise instant access to information, group participation, worldwide contacts, and time and money savings are misleading. (JPB)
Descriptors: Computer Attitudes, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Practices, Educational Technology
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Gargiulo, Richard; Jalongo, Mary Renck; Motari, Jacqueline – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2001
Presents a guide for early childhood education professionals seeking to publish in the field. Provides information on 14 representative journals in early childhood education, noting each journal's audience, circulation, content, publishing requirements and characteristics. Offers suggestions and strategies from prolific authors in the field. (JPB)
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Journal Articles, Periodicals, Preschool Teachers
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