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Bridgman, Anne – Childhood Education, 1989
Describes development and implementation of the IEA (International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Assessment) Preprimary Project, a cross-national study of early childhood education and care. (BB)
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Cross Cultural Studies, Early Childhood Education, Educational Experience
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Silvern, Steven B.; Hopman, Wilma M. – Childhood Education, 1989
Reviews four interactional parent training programs designed to improve language and communication skills of developmentally delayed children through parent-child interaction. Programs include the Ecological Communication Organization, Developmental Language Program, Putting Two Words Together, and Hensen Early Language Parent Program. (BB)
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Early Childhood Education, Intervention, Language Skills
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Cassidy, Deborah J.; And Others – Childhood Education, 1987
Outlines a planning strategy for an early childhood developmental curriculum that provides for the education of children, and makes allowance for the values and goals of their teachers and parents. (BB)
Descriptors: Classroom Observation Techniques, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides, Decision Making
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Short, Verl M.; Burger, Mary Louise – Childhood Education, 1987
Describes the English infant-primary school system in terms of its history, its current program and curriculum design, and the cultural differences inherent in England that make its educational system unique. (BB)
Descriptors: British Infant Schools, Comparative Education, Cultural Differences, Educational History
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Barbour, Nita – Childhood Education, 1987
Considers the setting of priorities for making decisions about school curriculum. Demonstrates how curricula in three schools reflect philosophies and priorities for learning which the schools have established. The evolution of elementary school curriculum is discussed in light of political, social and economic forces. Problems in setting future…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Elementary Education, Elementary School Curriculum, Elementary School Students
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Buckleitner, Warren W.; Hohmann, Charles F. – Childhood Education, 1987
Through the High Scope Curriculum Demonstration Project, which explored the use of microcomputers with children aged 3 to 7, it was found that microcomputers can be an educational asset when they are integrated into a developmental program in a way that supports the goals of the curriculum. (BB)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Early Childhood Education, Educational Quality
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Wassermann, Selma – Childhood Education, 1987
Presents observations of how a particular teacher education program, the Open Education Alternative Program at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, Canada, incorporates the acquisition of teaching skills into the "reflective" practice of these skills. (BB)
Descriptors: Education Majors, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Program Descriptions
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Spillman, Carolyn V.; Lutz, Jay P. – Childhood Education, 1986
Describes how three schools applied "Writing to Read," a computerized writing and reading program, in kindergarten and first grade. (HOD)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Courseware, Educational Philosophy, Grade 1
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Kies, Kathleen M. – Childhood Education, 1971
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Elementary Education, Instructional Innovation, Junior High Schools
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Pederson, Clara A. – Childhood Education, 1971
In an attempt to create more individualized modes of instruction for elementary pupils, the University of North Dakota established an alternative teacher education program to prepare both prospective and experienced teachers for their new roles in changing schools. (AJ)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Educational Change, Elementary Education, Individualized Instruction
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Linsky, Ronald B. – Childhood Education, 1971
teachers and children alike learn a reverence for life in this hands-on approach to the study of oceanography and marine ecology. (WY)
Descriptors: Ecology, Environmental Education, Field Trips, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Buell, Martha; Hallam, Rena; Adams, Jennifer; Wilson, Kathy – Childhood Education, 2000
Describes Project CREATE (Caregiver Recruitment, Education, and Training Enhancement), designed to improve the quality of community-based child care programs in Delaware, and provided in three 1-credit modules at no cost to participants. Identifies barriers to providing education to infant and toddler caregivers. Presents preliminary evaluation…
Descriptors: Caregiver Training, Child Caregivers, Day Care, Early Childhood Education
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Post, Jackie; Lubeck, Sally – Childhood Education, 2000
Details a partnership between the University of Michigan and a rural Head Start grantee to facilitate teacher dialogue and shared activities. Examines characteristics of effective school-university partnerships. Describes how a group of Head Start teachers became a community of learners through teacher visits, consultations, and presentations…
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Colleges, Early Childhood Education, Inservice Teacher Education
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James, William H.; And Others – Childhood Education, 1991
Describes the Kids Organized on Learning in School (KOOL-IS) initiative of the B.F. Day Elementary School in Seattle, Washington, which coordinates health, social, and educational services for homeless children. Organizational components, a case study, and program evaluation are considered. (BB)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Case Studies, Coordination, Elementary Education
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Cesarone, Bernard – Childhood Education, 1994
Summarizes 11 ERIC documents and journal articles on teaching conflict resolution to students, particularly students in the middle grades. Includes discussions of conflict among students and strategies for dealing with violence in schools, descriptions of conflict resolution programs and projects implemented in schools, and an analysis of the…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Conflict, Conflict Resolution, Decision Making Skills
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