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Author: Diane Horm-Wingerd
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: new, professional, preparation, childhood, future, teachers, century
Number of Pages: 200
Published: 2001-04-01
ISBN-10: 0756708907
ISBN-13: 9780756708900

Brings together for the first time what we know & what we need to know about the state of early childhood, univ.-level teacher prep. in the U.S. Fulfills 3 purposes: examines the nature & content of current early childhood prof'l. prep. programs at the pre-service level; provides a comprehensive description of what constitutes high quality early childhood prof'l. prep., & most important; drives prof'l. discussion concerning the future of prof'l. prep. at the baccalaureate level in early childhood educ. Provides critiques of contemporary practice & offers challenges for the field in preparing t

Author: Judith L. Evans
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: childhood, development, care, programming, counts, guide
Number of Pages: 420
Published: 2000-05
ISBN-10: 0821345672
ISBN-13: 9780821345672

'Early Childhood Counts: A Programming Guide on Early Childhood Care for Development' is a comprehensive manual concentrating on early childhood development which can be used separately or in conjunction with the CD-ROM. It is an extensive, easy-to-use guide that details the preparation, planning, implementation, financing, monitoring and evaluation of diverse Early Childhood Care for Development (ECCD) programming strategies.Topics in the Programming Guide include:- Needs Assessment- Making a Choice about Approach- Creating the Infrastructure- Monitoring and Evaluation- Costs, Benefits, and F

Author: Emiliana Vegas
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: america, caribbean, latin, development, childhood, promise
Number of Pages: 222
Published: 2010
ISBN-10: 0821377590
ISBN-13: 9780821377598

Early childhood development outcomes play an important role throughout a person 's life, affecting one 's income-earning capacity and productivity, longevity, health, and cognitive ability. The deleterious effects of poor early childhood development outcomes can be long-lasting, affecting school attainment, employment, wages, criminality, and social integration of adults.The authors first take stock of early childhood development indicators in the region and explore access to early childhood development services for children of different backgrounds. They review recent evidence on the impact o

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: school, limited, children, prepare, centers, services, childhood
Number of Pages: 104
Published: 1995-08-01
ISBN-10: 078811817X
ISBN-13: 9780788118173

More than a third -- 2.8 million -- of the nation's children aged 3 and 4 were from low-income families in 1990, a growth of 17% since 1980. However, there is help from federal and state government funding for services in early childhood centers. This report discusses the services disadvantaged children need in order to be prepared for school, to what extent do disadvantaged children receive these services from early childhood centers, and if disadvantaged children do not receive these services from early childhood centers, why not. Charts and tables

Author: Carol Bellamy
Publisher: UNICEF
Keywords: threat, childhood, children, world, state
Number of Pages: 164
Published: 2004-12-09
ISBN-10: 9280638173
ISBN-13: 9789280638172

The 2005 edition of UNICEFs annual report examines the key issues which threaten the welfare of children around the world, using the concept of childhood as the state and condition of a childs life. The Convention of the Rights of the Child, adopted in 1989, offers a new definition of childhood based on human rights; yet for hundred of millions of children the promise of childhood is threatened by poverty, armed conflict and HIV/AIDS threaten their survival and development. The report examines these three major threats in detail, and offers a comprehensive agenda of action to combat them. It c

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: denmark, france, italy, children, development, programs, promoting, childhood
Number of Pages: 36
Published: 1996-07-01
ISBN-10: 0788132172
ISBN-13: 9780788132179

Concerns policies and practices of other countries that have early childhood programs. Provides a brief overview of the ways Denmark, France and Italy provide early childhood programs to large numbers of children; and how they promote and finance such programs. Discusses: length of day, fees, teacher training and technical assistance, turnover rate of teachers, pay and benefits of teachers, child-staff ratios, staffing costs per child, and more. Charts and tables.

Author: Kathleen A. Kendall-Tackett
Publisher: Civic Research Institute, Inc.
Keywords: childhood, victimization, effects, health, lifetime, treating
Number of Pages: 77
Published: 2003-01
ISBN-10: 1887554343
ISBN-13: 9781887554343

Treating the Lifetime Health Effects of Childhood Victimization:- reports on the latest research in both child maltreatment and health psychology/behavioral medicine and concisely outlines five critical pathways by which childhood abuse can negatively impact the health of your adult patients.-shows how each variable pertains to adult survivors, and then how it is related to health. Dozens of important studies are detailed and their implications for clinical practice set out clearly. The book focuses on health care settings, where health problems are most likely to surface. Both health care and
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