Table of contents for Handbook of research on the education of young children / edited by Bernard Spodek, Olivia N. Saracho.

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CONTENTS
Editorial Advisory Board ix
Additional Reviewers x
About the Contributors xi
1 Introduction: A Researcher's
Vade Mecum 1
Bernard Spodek and Olivia N. Saracho
Part
I
EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT 7
2 Cognitive Development and The
Education of Young Children 9
Kelvin L. Seifert
3 Young Children's Peer Relations and
Social Competence 23
Gary W. Ladd, Sarah L. Herald,
and Rebecca K. Andrews
4 Children's Morality: Perspectives
and Research 55
Eva Johansson
5 The Emotional Basis of Learning
and Development in Early Childhood
Education 85
Susanne A. Denham
6 Motor Development in Young Children 105
David L. Gallahue and John C. Ozmun
7 The Development of Children's
Creativity 121
Mark A. Runco
Part
II
EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATIONAL CURRICULUM 133
8 Reconceptualizing Language Education
in Early Childhood: Socio-cultural
Perspectives 135
Jim Anderson, Lyndsay Moffatt, and Jon Shapiro
9 Emergent Literacy: Symbols at Work 153
Susan E. Hill and Sue Nichols
10 The Literacy Education of Linguistically
and Culturally Diverse Young Children:
An Overview of Outcomes, Assessment,
and Large-Scale Interventions 167
Robert Rueda and David B. Yaden, Jr.
11 The Development of Young Children's
Early Number and Operation Sense
and Its Implications for Early
Childhood Education 187
Arthur J. Baroody, Meng-lung Lai,
and Kelly S. Mix
12 Repositioning the Visual Arts in Early
Childhood Education: A Decade
of Reconsideration 223
Christine Marm´e Thompson
13 The Dance of Learning 243
Karen Bradley and Mary Szegda
14 The Musical Development and
Education of Young Children 251
Graham F. Welch
15 Pretend Play 269
Robert D. Kavanaugh
16 Early Childhood Multicultural
Education 279
Patricia G. Ramsey
Part
III
FOUNDATIONS OF EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATIONAL POLICY 303
17 Creating Play Environments for Early
Childhood: Indoors and Out 305
John A. Sutterby and Joe Frost
18 Childhood Poverty: Implications
for School Readiness and Early
Childhood Education 323
Rebecca M. Ryan, Rebecca C. Fauth,
and Jeanne Brooks-Gunn
19 Effective Preschool Program for
Children at Risk of School Failure:
A Best-Evidence Synthesis 347
Alan Cheung, Bette Chambers, and Robert E. Slavin
20 Educational Policy in the United States
Regarding Bilinguals in Early
Childhood Education 361
Ann-Marie Wiese and Eugene E. Garcia
21 Child Care for Young Children 375
Carollee Howes and Kay Sanders
22 Family Context in Early Childhood:
A Look at Practices and Beliefs
That Promote Early Learning 393
Barbara H. Fiese, Tanya Eckert, and
Mary Spagnola
23 Early Childhood Teachers' Beliefs
and Attitudes About Inclusion: What
Does the Research Tell Us? 411
Michaelene M. Ostrosky, Bernadette M. Laumann,
and Wu-Ying Hsieh
24 Preschool Teachers' Professional
Development 423
Olivia N. Saracho and Bernard Spodek
Part
IV
RESEARCH AND EVALUATION STRATEGIES FOR EARLY
CHILDHOOD EDUCATION 441
25 Alternative Means of Assessing
Children's Learning in Early
Childhood Classrooms 443
Dominic F. Gullo
26 Evaluating the Quality of Early
Childhood Educational Settings 457
Richard Lambert, Martha Abbott-Shim,
and Annette Sibley
27 Integration, Innovation, and Evaluation
in School-Based Early Childhood
Services 477
Janette Pelletier and Carl Corter
28 Qualitative Research: Paradigms
and Possibilities 497
J. Amos Hatch and Gina Barclay-McLaughlin
29 Feminist Issues in Early
Childhood Scholarship 515
Candra D. Thornton and Lisa S. Goldstein
30 Beyond Certainties: Postmodern
Perspectives, Research, and the
Education of Young Children 533
Susan Grieshaber and Sharon Ryan
31 Early Childhood Education Research
in Cross-National Perspective 555
Jaipaul L. Roopnarine and Aysegul Metindogan
32 Historical Research in Early
Childhood Education 573
Blythe S. F. Hinitz
Indexes
Author Index 595
Subject Index 000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Child development.
Early childhood education -- Curricula.
Early childhood education -- Research.
Child development -- Research.