Preparing and Supporting Teachers: Innovative Approaches
When early childhood educators are qualified and well prepared, children are more likely to experience environments that lead to constructive learning and healthy development. Fortunately, the field of adult education is rising to meet the challenges many early educators face. The articles in this cluster demonstrate approaches for preparing and supporting today's early childhood workforce in innovative, inspiring, and effective ways.
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Instructional Coaching: Helping Preschool Teachers Reach Their Full Potential/Sheila Skiffington, Sue Washburn, and Kimberly Elliott
Mathematical Pattern Hunters/Phyllis Whitin and David J. Whitin
The Reading Chair/Isabel Baker and Miriam Baker Schiffer
NAEYC Affiliate Successes. The Growth of an Affiliate: The Birth of the Leadership Academy/Rachael Brown-Kendall, Christina Aubel, and Michael L. Koetje
Focus on Ethics. The Dilemma: Misleading the State Inspector/Stephanie Feeney and Nancy Freeman