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Early Childhood

resources for early childhood


Use this subject guide to help you find resources related to early childhood.

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Featured Early Childhood Books

Featured Early Childhood Journals & Magazines

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Early Childhood Education Journal

Publishes articles on curriculum, child care programs, administration, staff development, family-school relationships, equity issues, multicultural units, health nutrition, facilities

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Child Development

Articles of interdisciplinary empirical research, theoretical articles and reviews that have theoretical implications for child developmental research selected through blind review.

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Infant and Child Development

Publishes theoretical, empirical and methodological papers covering all aspects of psychological development during infancy and early childhood.

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Child Development Perspectives

Provides accessible, synthetic reports that summarize emerging trends or conclusions within various domains of developmental research, & to encourage multidisciplinary & international dialogue on a variety of topics in the developmental sciences.

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American Journal of Play

The American Journal of Play focuses on the history, science, and culture of play.

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Journal of Early Childhood Literacy

Concerned with issues related to the nature, function and use of literacy in early childhood..

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Teaching Young Children

Teaching Young Children (TYC) is an award-winning magazine for classroom educators that highlights current thinking on best practices in early childhood education, innovations in the field, research and its implications, and interesting ideas for and from preschool teachers

Selected Websites for Early Childhood Education

Diverse BookFinder

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Primo Search

Discover books, journal articles, and more . . .

Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education Website

Kentucky Department of Education- Early Childhood Resources

Subject Guide

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Maureen Cropper
Librarian / Professor
BCTC - Lexington, KY


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