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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
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Watt, Joyce – Scottish Educational Review, 1996
Examines the role of early-education research in addressing issues of educational disadvantage and inequality, particularly in light of 1990s politics, which emphasizes the marketplace metaphor. Discusses the culture of achievement and failure, effects of disadvantaged background on young children's understanding of the learning task, teacher…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Action Research, Early Childhood Education, Educational Policy