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EDPD 8082 Meaningful Learning Experiences in Supportive Environments: Welcome & Course Readings

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EDPD 8082 Required Course Readings

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Boutte, G. S., Lopez-Robertson, J., & Powers-Costello, E. (2011). Moving beyond colorblindness in early childhood classrooms. Early Childhood Education Journal, 39(5), 335–342.

Brown, C. P., & Mowry, B. (2015). Close early learning gaps with rigorous DAP. Phi Delta Kappan, 96(7), 53–57.

Dietze, B., & Kashin, D. (2013). Shifting views: Exploring the potential for technology integration in early childhood education programs. Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 39(4), 1–13.

Guernsey, L., & New America, F. (2011). 12 Ideas for Early Education in the 112th Congress. Issue Brief. New America Foundation, 1-6.

Hillman, C. B. (2012). The intangibles in the early childhood classroom. Foundations for Children, 12–14.

Jung, E., & Jin, B. (2014). Future professionals’ perceptions of play in early childhood classrooms. Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 28(3), 358–376.

Kemp, A. T., Preston, J., Page, C. S., Harper, R., Dillard. B., Flynn, J., & Yamaguchi, M. (2014). Technology and teaching: A conversation among faculty regarding the pros and cons of technology. The Qualitative Report, 19(6), 1–23.

Koehler, M. J., & Mishra, P. (2009). What is technological pedagogical content knowledge? Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education, 9(1), 60–70.

Kuh, L. P. (2012). Promoting communities of practice and parallel process in early childhood settings. Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, 33(1), 19–37.

Lara-Cinisomo, S., Fuligni, A. S., Daugherty, L., Howes, C., & Karoly, L. (2009). A qualitative study of early childhood educators’ beliefs about key preschool classroom experiences. Early Childhood Research & Practice, 11(1), 1–8.

Nakpodia, E. D. (2011). Early childhood education: Its policy formation and implementation in Nigerian educational system. African Journal of Political Science and International Relations, 5(3), 159–163.

Page, J., & Elfer, P. (2013). The emotional complexity of attachment interactions in nursery. European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 21(4), 553–567.

Parette, H. P., Quesenberry, A. C., & Blum, C. (2010). Missing the boat with technology usage in early childhood settings: A 21st century view of developmentally appropriate practice. Early Childhood Education Journal, 37(5), 335–343.

Piasta, S. B., Logan, J. A. R., Pelatti, C. Y., Capps, J. L., & Petrill, S. A. (2015). Professional development for early childhood educators: Efforts to improve math and science learning opportunities in early childhood classrooms. Journal of Educational Psychology, 107(2), 407–422.

Rose, J., & Rogers, S. (2012). Principles under pressure: Student teachers’ perspectives on final teaching practice in early childhood classrooms. International Journal of Early Years Education, 20(1), 43–58.

Ward, K. S. (2014). Creative arts-based pedagogies in early childhood education for sustainability (EfS): Challenges and possibilities. Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 29(2), 165–181.

Other Readings

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