Common Characteristics and Unique Qualities in Preschool Programs

Global Perspectives in Early Childhood Education

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ISBN: 978-94-007-4971-9 (Print) 978-94-007-4972-6 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages 1-1

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    Pages 1-10

    Looking at Early Childhood Programs from a Global Perspective

  3. Background

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 11-11

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      Pages 13-20

      Cross-Cultural Collaboration Research to Improve Early Childhood Education

  4. School Environments

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 21-21

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      Pages 23-35

      From Montessori to Culturally Relevant Schools Under The Trees in Kenya

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      Pages 37-46

      Establishing Preschool Environments in Rural West Africa

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      Pages 47-54

      Kindergarten Environments in Reggio Emilia, Bologna, Modena, and Parma, Italy In Search of Quality

  5. Curriculum Content and Pedagogy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 55-55

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      Pages 57-66

      Kindergarten in Russia’s Far East

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      Pages 67-74

      Preserving Cultural Heritage in Kindergartens in Korea

  6. Children with Special Needs

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 75-75

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      Pages 77-86

      International Perspectives for Young Children with Special Needs

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      Pages 87-101

      New Visions for Preschool Inclusive Education in Mexico

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      Pages 103-113

      Early Childhood Special Education in China

  7. The Early Childhood Educator

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 115-115

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      Pages 117-125

      Administrators, Teachers, and Niñeras

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      Pages 127-137

      Early Childhood Teachers in Slovakia

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      Pages 139-146

      Young Dual Language Learners in China

  8. Family, School, and Community Partnerships

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 147-147

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      Pages 149-158

      Family and Village Partnerships in Rural Schools in Senegal

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      Pages 159-170

      Weaving Relationships Between Preschools, Families and Communities

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      Pages 171-178

      Conclusion

  9. Back Matter

    Pages 181-181