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Hughes, Martin – Scottish Educational Review, 1986
Reexamines the relationship between early education and the community in light of recent research on young children learning at home. Argues that children grow up and receive their early learning in a rich, family-based community and that learning required at school makes few connections with this early community-based learning. (LFL)
Descriptors: Child Development, Community Influence, Early Childhood Education, Educational Environment
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Watt, Joyce – Scottish Educational Review, 1986
Discusses the young child's home-community links and less strong school-community links. Examines reasons for schools becoming isolated from their communities. Emphasizes importance of teachers finding ways to relate child's learning to the community and finding ways to let parents share in their children's learning at school. (LFL)
Descriptors: Child Development, Community Cooperation, Community Influence, Early Childhood Education