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Title The pre-K debates : current controversies and issues / edited by Edward Zigler, Walter S. Gilliam, and W. Steven Barnett

Publ Info Baltimore, Md. : Paul H. Brookes Pub. Co., [2011]
 CCRI-Newport  LB1140.4 .P73 2011    AVAILABLE
 CCRI-Prov.  LB1140.4 .P73 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  LB1140.4 .P73 2011    AVAILABLE
 Salve Curriculum Library  LB1140.4 .P73 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xv, 248 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Effective child development strategies / James J. Heckman -- The right policy at the right time : the Pew Prekindergarten Campaign / Sara D. Watson -- Debate 1 : Targeted versus universal preschool. The economic case for targeted preschool programs / Art Rolnick and Rob Grunewald -- Preschool as public entitlement : advancing children or political interests? / Bruce Fuller -- Four reasons the United States should offer every child a preschool education / W. Steven Barnett -- About everyone's child : winning public support for early learning / David Lawrence, Jr. -- Universal plus : what's worth doing is worth doing well / Sharon Lynn Kagan and Jocelyn Friedlander -- Debate 2 : Teacher credentials versus competencies and supports. Minimum requirements for preschool teacher educational qualifications / W. Steven Barnett -- Bachelor's degrees are necessary but not sufficient : preparing teachers to teach young children / Barbara T. Bowman -- College credentials and caring : how teacher training could lift young children / Bruce Fuller -- A degree is not enough : teachers need stronger and more individualized professional development supports to be effective in the classroom / Robert C. Pianta -- B.A. plus : reconciling reality and reach / Sharon Lynn Kagan and Rebecca E. Gomez -- Competencies and credentials for early childhood educators : what do we know and what do we need to know? / Margaret Burchinal, Marilou Hyson, and Martha Zaslow -- The importance of early childhood teacher preparation : the perspectives and positions of the National Association for the Education of Young Children / Barbara A. Willer, Alison Lutton, and Mark R. Ginsberg -- Debate 3 Cognitive/academic emphasis versus whole child approach. The cognitive/academic emphasis versus the whole child approach : the 50-year debate / Sandra J. Bishop-Josef and Edward Zigler -- The importance of kindergarten-entry academic skills / Greg J. Duncan -- Academic preschool : the French connection / E.D. Hirsch, Jr. -- Classroom practices and children's motivation to learn / Deborah Stipek -- Classroom-based intervention as a way to support low-income preschoolers' emotional and behavioral development : pressing challenges and potential opportunities / C. Cybele Raver and Genevieve Okada -- The great balancing act : optimizing core curricula through playful pedagogy / Kathy Hirsh-Pasek and Roberta Michnick Golinkoff -- Debate 4 Public schools only versus other sites. The case for public preschool / Kathleen McCartney, Margaret Burchinal, and Todd Grindal -- Preschool programs should be coordinated in the public schools with supports from Head Start and child care / Walter S. Gilliam -- Public schools as the hub of a mixed-delivery system of early care and education / W. Steven Barnett and Debra J. Ackerman -- Applying choice-based multivenue education concepts to preschool education / Daniel E. Witte -- Issue 1 How can quality and accountability in preschool programs be insured? A model preschool program / Edward Zigler -- How to make early childhood programs highly effective / Lawrence J. Schweinhart -- Why the child-parent center education program promotes life-course development / Arthur J. Reynolds and Cathy Momoko Hayakawa -- Assessing accountability and ensuring continuous program improvement : why, how, and who / Ellen C. Frede, Walter S. Gilliam, and Lawrence J. Schweinhart -- Issue 2 What should come before and after preschool? The link between consistent caring interactions with babies, early brain development, and school readiness / J. Ronald Lally -- What should come before preschool : lessons from early Head Start / Helen Raikes, Rachel Chazan-Cohen, and John M. Love -- Home visitation / Deborah Daro -- Economic benefits of intervention programs implemented in the first decade of life / Arthur J. Reynolds, Judy A. Temple, and Barry A.B. white -- Transforming America's primary education system for the 21st Century : integrating K-12 education with prekindergarten / Ruby Takanishi -- Redirecting Title I / Edward Zigler -- Lessons from the states. Prekindergarten in Oklahoma / Elizabeth Rose -- New Jersey's Abbott Prekindergarten Program : a model for the nation / Ellen C. Frede and W. Steven Barnett -- Danger of overselling preschool. A warning against exaggerating the benefits of preschool education programs / Edward Zigler -- Early childhood education : the likelihood of sustained effects / Jeanne Brooks-Gunn -- The prekindergarten debates : contrasting perspectives, integrative possibilities, and potential for deepening the debates / Martha Zaslow
LC subject Education, Preschool -- Curricula -- Standards -- United States
Curriculum planning -- Standards -- United States
Head Start programs -- United States
Add Author Zigler, Edward, 1930-
Gilliam, Walter S
Barnett, W. Steven
ISBN 9781598571837 (pbk.)
1598571834 (pbk.)