NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing all 3 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Swick, Kevin James – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2007
Caring is the core value that empowers families and early childhood professionals. This article articulates the meaning and power of caring in the lives of children and families. It also explores family, professional, and community strategies for creating caring and nurturing children and families. In particular, insights that show that caring is…
Descriptors: Young Children, Early Childhood Education, Educational Strategies, Child Development
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Swick, Kevin James; Williams, Reginald D. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2006
Today's families face many stressors during the early childhood years. Particular stressors like homelessness, violence, and chemical dependence, play havoc with the family system. Urie Bronfenbrenner's bio-ecological perspective offers an insightful lens for understanding and supporting families under stress. This article presents the key…
Descriptors: Family (Sociological Unit), Stress Variables, Homeless People, Violence
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Swick, Kevin James; Hooks, Laura – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2005
Parents of children with special needs face many challenges. One of the challenges is the placement of their children in inclusive early childhood education settings. This article explores these challenges and offers practical suggestions regarding the involvement and support of parents of children with special needs in the placement of their…
Descriptors: Special Needs Students, Inclusive Schools, Parent Attitudes, Parent Child Relationship