Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Early Childhood Education

Edited by Donna Farland-Smith

Ohio State University

This book will serve as a resource for students, researchers, and practitioners in the area of early childhood education. The 18 chapters are divided and organized into the major areas relevant to early childhood education: early childhood development, play, science, mathematics, technology, literacy, and exceptional learners. Each chapter contains an overview of background information pertinent to the chapter and a synopsis of research or a new research study. The information contained in this book provides a foundation for past and/or present research and suggests future research studies.

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Early Childhood EducationEdited by Donna Farland-Smith

Published: April 24th 2019

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.73467

ISBN: 978-1-78985-522-7

Print ISBN: 978-1-78985-521-0

Copyright year: 2019

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3113 Total Chapter Downloads

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1. Compulsory Preschool in Latin America: Comparative Evolution and Future Challenges

By Ana Ancheta Arrabal

129

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2. Opportunities in the Odds; Exploring Adult-Child Interactions and Their Effects on Children’s Cognitive and Learning Progress

By Angela K. Salmon, Stephanie C. Campo and Maria X. Barrera

168

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3. Jack Be Nimble and Jack Be Quick: Increasing Movement Competence in Early Childhood Settings

By Michelle Hamilton and Jennifer Ahrens

144

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4. Play as a Mechanism of Promoting Emergent Literacy among Young Children: The Indian Context

By Neelima Chopra and Ikanshi Khanna

224

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5. To Teach or Not to Teach in the Early Years: What Does this Mean in Early Childhood Education

By Susan Krieg

185

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6. Science Education in Reggio Emilia-Inspired Altın Çağ Preschools

By Hatice Zeynep İnan

221

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7. Developing Young Scientists: The Importance of Addressing Stereotypes in Early Childhood Education

By Donna Farland-Smith

124

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8. The Importance of Spatial Reasoning in Early Childhood Mathematics

By Kelli Rich and Jonathan L. Brendefur

203

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9. Predictors of Early Numeracy: Applied Measures in Two Childcare Contexts

By Belinda Blevins-Knabe, Jacob Esplin, Ann M. Berghout Austin and Shawnee M. Hendershot

122

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10. Black Students’ Rich Mathematical Experiences: Mathematics Concepts and Xhosa Cultural Games for Reception Class

By Nosisi N. Feza

102

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11. Tourist or Traveler? Unpacking Informal Conversations between Teachers and Young Children across Diversity

By Raeshell L. Randazzo and Martha J. Strickland

114

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12. Evaluating a Course for Teaching Advanced Programming Concepts with Scratch to Preservice Kindergarten Teachers: A Case Study in Greece

By Stamatios Papadakis and Michail Kalogiannakis

306

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13. Screening Young Children at Risk for Reading Failure

By Sotiria Tzivinikou

190

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14. Emergent Reading and Brain Development

By Yingying Wang

204

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15. Obstacles to Inclusion: One Early Childhood Inclusive Teacher’s Perspective

By Carrie D. Wysocki

131

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16. Relationships and Resources: Supporting Exceptional Learners from Birth through Primary School

By Mary Heather Munger, Mary Murray and Alex Claussen

122

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17. Promoting the Social Competence of Each and Every Child in Inclusive Early Childhood Classrooms

By Adam S. Kennedy

170

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18. Including Children with Visual Impairments in the Early Childhood Classroom

By Danene K. Fast

254

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