Course Resource Section

1. Course media: “The resources for Early Childhood”

Position Statement and Influential Practices

1). NAEYC. (2009), Developmentally appropriate practice in early childhood programs serving children from birth through age 8. Retrieved May 26, 2010 from

2). NAEYC,(2009). Where we stand on child abuse prevention. retrieved may 26, from

3). NAEYC. (2009). Where we stand on school readiness. Retrieved  May 26, 2010 from

4). NAEYC. (2009). Where we stand on responding to linguistic and cultural diversity. retrieved May 26.2010 from

5). NAEYC.(2003). Early childhood curriculum, assessment, and program evaluation: Building an effective, accountable system in programs for children from birth through age 8. Retrieved May 26, 2010, from

6). NAEYC.(2009, April). Early Childhood Inclusion: A Summary. Retrieved May 26, 2010 from

7). Zero to three: National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families.(2010). Infant-toddler policy agenda. Retrieved May 26, 2010, from

8). FPG Child Development Institute. (2006, September). Evidence based practice empowers early childhood professionals and families. (FPG snapshot.No. 33). Retrieved May 26, 2010 from http://www.fpg.unc.edc/~snapshots/snap33.pdf


1). Trunbull, A., Zuna, N., Hong, J.Y., HU., Kyzar, K., Obremski, S.,et ai.(2010). Knowledge-to-actionguides. teaching Exceptional Children, 42(30,42-53.

Global support for Children’s Rights and Well Being.

Article: UNICEF(n.d). fact sheet: A summary of the Rights under the convention on the Rights of the Child. Retrieved May 26, 2010, from

Web sites

1. World forum Foundation.

2.World Organization for early childhood Education.

3. Association for Childhood International.

Selected Early Childhood Organizations

1). National Association for the Education of Young Children.

2). The Division for Early Childhood.

3). Zero to Three: National Center for Infants, toddlers, and Families.


5). Harvard Education Letter.

6). FPG Child Development Institute.

7). Administration for Children and Families Headstarts National Research Conference.

8). High Scope.

9). Center for Child Care Work Force.

10). Council for Exceptional Children.

11). Institute for Women’s Policy Research.

12). National Center for Research on Early Childhood Education.

13). National Child care Association.

14) National Institute for Early Education Research.

15). Pre[k]Now.

16). voices for America’s Children.

Selected Professional Journals Available in the Walden Library

1. YC Young Children

2. Childhood

3. Multicultural Education

4. Early Childhood Education Journal

1. Journal of Children and Family Studies

6. International Journal of Early Childhood

7. Child Study Journal

8. early Childhood Research Quarterly

9. Maternal and Child Health Journal.

10. Developmental Psychology

11. Social Studies

12. Journal of Early Childhood Research


1). Keen, T and Evans, S.(2009). Theories of Development. An introductionto Child Development (pp35-43). Thousands Oaks, CA:Sage

2). Article: Levs Vygotsky (2004). Journal of Russian and East European Psychology, Vol42.1, pp7-97. Immagination and creativity in Childhood

3). Article: WoodHead, M.(2005). Early Childhood Development: A Question of Rights. International Journal of Early Childhood, 37(3), pp79-98




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