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Early Childhood Education
In order to search for information effectively, it is a good strategy to use reference books to learn basic facts and terminology about a topic. Here are books in the Reference Collection of the library and online reference books that will provide a good beginning.
Call Number: LB15 .R285 2007
Publication Date: 2007-07-01
Have you ever heard of Suggestopedia? Do you know what a gallery walk is? How about the difference between a stem and a foil? . Education, like most professions, has its own unique vocabulary that is often unfamiliar to outsiders. But unlike those of other professions, the language of education must be clear and intelligible to all.
Elementary Education by
Call Number: LB1555 .H297 2005
Publication Date: 2005-05-23
Elementary Education: A Reference Handbook" takes readers on an all-inclusive journey through the history and current status of elementary education in America. The handbook first examines the historical, philosophical, social, and cultural foundations of elementary education. It then delves into the fascinating topic of how children learn, including racial identity formation, culturally differing cognitive thinking styles, and language developments.
The Encyclopedia of Learning Disabilities by
Call Number: LC4704.5 .T86 2006
Publication Date: 2006-05-01
A complete reference to all types of learning disabilities—their symptoms, causes, and treatments.
History of Education in America by
Call Number: LA205 .P84 1999
Publication Date: 1998-06-19
This popular book provides a comprehensive overview of the history of American education and serves as a quick reference of the most important persons, dates, events, and movements that shaped the nation's system of education.
Pioneers of Early Childhood Education by
Call Number: Ref LB1139.23 .P45 1998
Publication Date: 1998-01-30
Early childhood education is fundamental to a child's later educational achievements and future success. The principles and practices of modern early childhood education have their origins in the past. This reference book provides biographies and annotated bibliographies of more than 30 pioneers in early childhood education.