Early Childhood Trends and Initiatives
New research in the early childhood education field continually highlights practices that more effectively support children's learning. In this "Early Childhood Trends and Initiatives" cluster, articles focus on current research, policy, and practice, and the relationships and connections between these three segments of the profession. Topics include the collection and application of classroom data, use of technology to enhance learning, intentional teaching practices, tailoring programs to fit a particular cultural group, the status of state-funded pre-K programs, and an analysis of teaching practices for preschoolers.
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Making and Taking Virtual Field Trips in Pre-K and the Primary Grades/Dennis J. Kirchen
Supporting Native Indian Preschoolers and Their Families: Family-School-Community Partnerships/ M. Susan McWilliams, Tami Maldonado-Mancebo, Paula S. Szczepaniak, and Jaqueline Jones
Fiction Vs. Informational Text: Which Will Kindergartners Choose?/Marlene Pointe Correia
The Reading Chair/Isabel Baker and Miriam Baker Schiffer
Our Proud Heritage: Caring for Rosie the Riveter's Children/Bill MacKenzie