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McMath, Joan S. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 1996
Reviews two books about early childhood curriculum based on young children's developmental needs: "The Whole Child" (J. Hendrick) discusses inclusion of special needs children in the classroom and Piaget's theory of the emergence of thinking and reasoning skill; "Creative Experiences for Young Children" (Mimi Brodsky Chenfield)…
Descriptors: Child Development, Cognitive Style, Creativity, Early Childhood Education
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Baptiste, Nancy – Early Childhood Education Journal, 1996
Discusses two current monograph publications that provide frameworks for adult learning approaches that stress active, participatory, and reflective learning experiences for early care and education professionals, in an effort to eliminate passive learning by adults. A constructivist teacher-education approach is drawn from both works. (SD)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Students, Constructivism (Learning)
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Haugland, Susan – Early Childhood Education Journal, 1998
Presents a list of educational computer software rated developmentally appropriate and without social bias for young children in two age groups: 3-7 and 8-12 years old. Presents overviews of the best software in each category, and includes contact numbers and World Wide Web addresses for the publishers. (JPB)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Games, Computer Software, Developmentally Appropriate Practices
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King, Margaret A. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 1995
Reviews two books for experienced teachers and administrators on national issues for care of infants and toddlers: "Caring for Infants and Toddlers in Violent Environments" (Osofsky and Fenichel, editors) and "Starting Points: Meeting the Needs of Our Youngest Children" (Carnegie Corporation). (JW)
Descriptors: Administrator Responsibility, Administrator Role, At Risk Persons, Child Abuse