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Baum, Angela C.; Korth, Byran B. – Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, 2013
A significant focus in the literature related to the preparation of early childhood teachers is the increasing emphasis on quality field-based experiences. Central to the effectiveness of these experiences is a cooperating teacher who is prepared with the necessary skills to provide prospective teachers with a powerful learning opportunity.…
Descriptors: Field Experience Programs, Cooperating Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs
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New, Rebecca – Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, 2013
Elizabeth Peabody, a radical feminist, used early 19th-century ideas of the "woman's sphere" to suggest that a career in early childhood education was "the ideal solution to the problem of what educated American women should do with their lives," and she credited Froebel's "genius" in identifying a way in…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Practices, Educational Development, Intellectual History
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Atiles, Julia; Pinholster, Lauren – Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, 2013
This action research article shares the story of a student teacher and the arduous, but rewarding process of self-reflection. The authors integrate real life examples of the implementation of self-reflective strategies of a student teacher with self-efficacy, teacher life cycle, and effectiveness literature to analyze the student teacher's…
Descriptors: Student Teaching, Action Research, Early Childhood Education, Teacher Education Programs
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Castle, Kathryn – Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, 2013
The purpose of this descriptive study was to show the extent to which early childhood teacher educators are informed about, engage in, teach about, value, and collaborate with others in teacher research. Teacher research was defined as research (systematic data collection and analysis) teacher educators do on their own, primarily to better…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Teacher Educators, Teacher Researchers, Early Childhood Education
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Prochner, Larry; Woitte, Sherry – Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, 2013
This article compares history chapters in recent introductory early childhood education textbooks with those from an earlier study, reviewing history chapters on four dimensions: the rationale for the study of history, the dominant story of the history, the facts of the history, and the image of the history. Ten textbooks are reviewed, including…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Textbooks, Comparative Analysis, Educational History
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Banerjee, Rashida; Luckner, John L. – Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, 2013
Assessment plays a critical role in the planning and delivery of quality services for young children and their families. The purpose of this study was to identify the current assessment practices and training needs of early childhood professionals. A large sample of early childhood professionals responded to a comprehensive survey. The most…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Qualitative Research, Statistical Analysis, Preschool Children
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New, Rebecca – Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, 2013
The articles in this special issue make clear that the field of early education is characterized by a breadth and depth of knowledge unimaginable 200 years ago, even to someone as exceptional as Elizabeth Peabody. This radical feminist used early 19th-century ideas of the "woman's sphere" to suggest that a career in early childhood education was…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Early Childhood Education, Teacher Educators, Young Children
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Ritblatt, Shulamit N.; Garrity, Sarah; Longstreth, Sascha; Hokoda, Audrey; Potter, Nina – Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, 2013
There has been a great deal of discourse in the field of early care and education concerning the experiences, skills, competencies, and education level needed by early childhood teachers to ensure that quality teaching and learning take place in the early years. The purpose of this article is to describe an early childhood teacher preparation…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Early Childhood Education, Young Children, Teacher Education
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Kroll, Linda R. – Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, 2013
Five essential ideas or understandings that should underlie early childhood teacher education programs are discussed conceptually. Inquiry and reflection into practice are critical for continued teacher learning and development; learning and development are cultural and constructivist processes; the teacher's image of the child should be as a…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Early Childhood Education
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Beck, Lisa M. – Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, 2013
The literature on infant care and education indicates that infant fieldwork has distinct learning opportunities that could work as an important supplement to more traditional field placements. The following study supports these assertions by providing an in-depth look at the experiences of three preservice early childhood teachers while engaging…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Infants, Infant Care, Teaching Skills
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Anderson, Elizabeth M. – Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, 2013
Effective collaboration between early childhood teachers and social workers is now considered critical to providing children with adequate psycho-social supports and services in early childhood settings. In order for this interdisciplinary collaboration to be more effective, opportunities for each discipline to learn about each other's knowledge,…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Cooperation, Interprofessional Relationship, Social Work
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Horm, Diane M.; Hyson, Marilou; Winton, Pamela J. – Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, 2013
It is essential that a solid research base be established to provide a foundation that will enable the field of early childhood teacher education to examine whether, for whom, and in what ways teacher education matters. The purpose of this article is to review several important domains in early childhood teacher education to illustrate the…
Descriptors: Evidence, Teacher Education, Educational Research, Young Children
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Davies, Sharon; Trinidad, Sue – Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, 2013
This article provides an overview of the Australian Federal Government initiatives in the area of early childhood with regard to the provision of early childhood education and care. These changes have influenced a Western Australian university to develop an innovative birth to 8 years preservice educator education curriculum. Using an ecological…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Teaching Methods, Curriculum Development, Foreign Countries
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Sundberg, Bodil; Ottander, Christina – Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, 2013
The aim of this exploratory, longitudinal study was to describe an overall picture of how perceptions of the teacher role and attitudes toward science and science teaching develop and interact during preschool teacher education, and how this in turn influences behavior when students are engaged in teaching science. Sixty-five students enrolled in…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Preschool Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Riojas-Cortez, Mari; Alanis, Iliana; Flores, Belinda Bustos – Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, 2013
Professional development, which results in sustained transformative change, requires that teachers engage in critical reflection regarding teaching practices. In this study, a group of five bilingual and generalist early childhood teachers engaged in a journey in which they elected to try to reconstruct their beliefs and practices about teaching…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Professional Development, Educational Change, Young Children
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