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Early Childhood Education
An analysis of the theories on early childhood education.
# 91845 | 700 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Feb 07, 2007 in Education (Development Studies) , Education (Early Childhood)

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This paper explores the images of childhood and their relationship to early education in the 21st century. It examines past and present theories regarding early childhood education, including those of Rousseau and Steiner, who influenced early childhood education theory in many ways. The paper then explores modern theory and its relationship to international education.

Table of Contents:
View of Children Through The Ages
Early and Modern Approaches to Early Childhood Development

From the Paper:

"Multiple factors have shaped international perspectives on education as well, including increasing emphasis on diversity and the influence culture has on education and children's well being and development (Cannella, 1997). International educators are more and more realizing the importance of introducing children to diverse learning practices that encourage social interaction and promote exploration of one's diverse and cultural backgrounds, and the contributions such diversity may have in learning (Dahlberg, Moss & Pence, 1999). This emphasis continues throughout all stages of childhood development including through the latter childhood education stages, where children are more apt to pay attention to diverse educational practices and cultural differences among peers."

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Cannella, G. S. 1997. Deconstructing early childhood education: Social justice and revolution. New York: Peter Lang
  • Dahlberg, G., Moss, P., and Pence, A. 1999. Beyond quality in early childhood education and care: Postmodern perspectives. London: Falmer.
  • Dockett, S. (2000). "Changing Agendas in Teacher Education." School of Education and Early Childhood Studies: University of Western Sydney. 29, March 2006: http://scs.une.edu.au/CF/Papers/Dockett.htm
  • Lubeck, S. 1996. Deconstructing 'child development knowledge' and 'teacher preparation'. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 11:147-167.
  • Wikipedia. (2006). "Philosophy of education." Answers Corporation. 29, March 2006: http://www.answers.com/topic/philosophy-of-education

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