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Gwaltney, Thomas M. – Childhood Education, 2002
The second article in a series of three written about teaching strategies in primary schools in England and America, this article reviews strategies used in American one-room rural schoolhouses from the late 1800s to the 1940s. Examines historical perspective, curriculum, school life, punishment, special events, and games. (SD)
Descriptors: Curriculum, Educational Environment, Educational History, Educational Practices
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Grambs, Jean Dresden – Childhood Education, 1983
Reviews immigration to the United States during the late 19th and early 20th century as well as during earlier periods. Topics addressed include racism, slavery, antiforeign sentiment, resurgence of ethnic pride, increase in "new" immigration, and implications for educators. (RH)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Ethnicity, Immigrants, School Role
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Wood, Karlyn E. – Childhood Education, 1985
Discusses a teaching technique used in a child development course to increase education majors' awareness of personal feelings toward children and childhood. Following a brief summary of several related reports and an outline of six historical viewpoints on children, the technique and its results are explained. (DST)
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Child Development, Children, Education Majors
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Meyer, Alberta L. – Childhood Education, 1992
Presents a biographical account of the educator, Amy M. Hostler: this account includes a discussion of her early years; her education and training as a teacher; her work in early childhood education; professional achievement--including the establishment kindergartens in Puerto Rico; tenure at Mills College; and international contributions. (BB)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Biographies, Day Care, Early Childhood Education
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Dickerson, Mildred – Childhood Education, 1992
Profiles the life and career of James L. Hymes, Jr., the child development and parent education specialist, teacher and parent educator, and child and parent advocate. Emphasizes Hymes' publications and television work. (LB)
Descriptors: Biographies, Change Agents, Child Advocacy, Child Development Specialists
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Harris, Nini – Childhood Education, 1983
Briefly reviews the history of the first kindergarten system in the United States on the occasion of the transformation of the Des Peres School in St. Louis, Missouri, into a museum and library. The transformed facility contains a restored kindergarten classroom, the Susan E. Blow museum, local historical and educational archives, and meeting…
Descriptors: Educational History, Historic Sites, Kindergarten, Library Facilities
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Blackwood, Paul E. – Childhood Education, 1993
This biography of Hazel Flannery Gabbard discusses her organization of nursery school centers in Rochester, New York; her work as an education specialist in the U.S. Office of Education; her cooperation with national organizations; and her international education activities. (SM)
Descriptors: Biographies, Early Childhood Education, International Education, International Organizations
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Shipley, Ferne – Childhood Education, 1993
Examines the career of Alice V. Keliher. Keliher's professional training and diverse teaching and leadership experiences are discussed. Her accomplishments include elementary school teaching, professorships at several universities, community service in the area of children and youth, educational innovations, and consultation to various government…
Descriptors: Biographies, Child Advocacy, Educational Innovation, Elementary Secondary Education
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Almy, Millie – Childhood Education, 1990
Retired teacher Roma Gans is described in terms of her early life and education, early teaching experience, teaching experience at Teachers College, publishing experience, citizenship, and retirement. (DG)
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational History, Higher Education, Leadership
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Childhood Education, 1990
The Association for Childhood Education International is an organization of professional educators, parents, and other adults interested in promoting good educational practices for children from infancy to early adolescence. ACEI maintains an archival deposit that includes children's books, personal papers, photographs, artifacts, and memorabilia…
Descriptors: Archives, Children, Early Childhood Education, Educational History
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Meyer, Alberta L. – Childhood Education, 1991
Describes Frances McClelland Mayfarth's childhood, editorial work for the Association for Childhood Education, professorship at New York University, presidency of Wheelock College, work as a high school teacher, and retirement. (BC)
Descriptors: Administrators, Biographies, Career Development, Editors
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Blackwood, Paul E. – Childhood Education, 1991
Recounts the life of Bess Goodykoontz in her roles as elementary school teacher, college professor of elementary education; high-level administrator in the U.S. Office of Education, influential member of numerous professional organizations, and active leader in international organizations and movements. (BB)
Descriptors: Administrators, Elementary Education, Elementary School Teachers, Federal Government
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Rasmussen, Margaret – Childhood Education, 1990
Presents a biographical sketch of educator Agnes Snyder that includes her background, teaching and administrative experiences, philosophies of education and life, and samples of her poetry. (BB)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Biographies, Educational Philosophy, Educational Research
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Bhavnagri, Navaz Peshotan – Childhood Education, 1995
Recounts an interview with Professor Amita Verma. Highlights Professor Verma's contributions to practice, research, and policy in early childhood education and development at the national level in India. Suggests sources of information and the influence of various leaders on early childhood education and care in India. Indicates that concern about…
Descriptors: Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Early Childhood Education, Educational Policy, Educational Research
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Meyer, Alberta L. – Childhood Education, 1989
Provides a brief biography of Agnes Louise Adams, who was awarded the first Distinguished Service Medallion by the National College of Education in 1980. (RJC)
Descriptors: Biographies, Career Development, Professors, Teacher Background
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