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EDCT 181: Early Childhood Education Observations

Databases for Education Students


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Early Childhood Education Journal is a professional publication of original peer-reviewed articles that reflect exemplary practices in the field of contemporary early childhood education. Articles cover the social, physical, emotional, and intellectual development of children age birth through 8, analyzing issues, trends, and practices from an educational perspective. 

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Young Children is NAEYC’s award-winning peer-reviewed journal. Each issue combines a strong research base with practical suggestions for early childhood educators.

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Provides useful, research-based ideas that teachers can use in their classrooms.

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Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood is a peer-reviewed international research journal. The journal provides a forum for researchers and professionals who are exploring new and alternative perspectives in their work with young children (from birth to eight years of age) and their families.

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Early Childhood Research Quarterly (ECRQ) publishes research on early childhood education and development from birth through 8 years of age. ECRQ publishes predominantly empirical research (quantitative or qualitative methods) on issues of interest to early childhood development, theory, and educational practice.

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The Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education is the official journal of the National Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators. Its purpose is to provide a forum for consideration of issues and for exchange of information and ideas about research and practice in early childhood teacher education. There is a 15-month embargo on this journal in our databases which means that you cannot read the most current issues until 15 months have passed. 

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These are some of the many journals LCCC Library has, full text, on early childhood education.  Use the above databases to search on a specific topic

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