Course Resources

Position Statements and Influential Practices:

NAEYC. (2009). Developmentally appropriate practice in early childhood programs serving children from birth through age 8.

NAEYC. (2009). Where we stand on child abuse prevention.

NAEYC. (2009). Where we stand on school readiness.

NAEYC. (2009). Where we stand on responding to linguistic and cultural diversity.

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

NAEYC. (2009, April). Early childhood inclusion: A summary.

Zero to Three: National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Families. (2010). Infant-toddler policy agenda.

FPG Child Development Institute. (2006, September). Evidence-based practice empowers early childhood professionals and families. (FPG Snapshot, No. 33).

Turnbull, A., Zuna, N., Hong, J. Y., Hu, X., Kyzar, K., Obremski, S., et al. (2010). Knowledge-to-action guides. Teaching Exceptional Children, 42(3), 42-53.
Retrieved from the Walden Library databases.

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 http://www.unicef.org/crc/files/Rights_overview.pd

Websites:
World Forum Foundation
http://worldforumfoundation.org/wf/wp/about-us

World Organization for Early Childhood Education
http://www.omep-usnc.org/
Association for Childhood Education International
http://acei.org/
Selected Early Childhood Organizations:

National Association for the Education of Young Children
http://www.naeyc.org/

The Division for Early Childhood
http://www.dec-sped.org/

Zero to Three: National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Families
http://www.zerotothree.org/

WESTED
http://www.wested.org/cs/we/print/docs/we/home.htm

Harvard Education Letter
http://www.hepg.org/hel/topic/85

FPG Child Development Institute
http://www.fpg.unc.edu/

Administration for Children and Families Headstart’s National Research Conference
http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/opre/hsrc/

HighScope
http://www.highscope.org/

Children’s Defense Fund
http://www.childrensdefense.org/

Center for Child Care Workforce
http://www.ccw.org/

Council for Exceptional Children
http://www.cec.sped.org/

Institute for Women’s Policy Research
http://www.iwpr.org/

National Center for Research on Early Childhood Education
http://www.ncrece.org/wordpress/

National Child Care Association
http://www.nccanet.org/

National Institute for Early Education Research
http://nieer.org/

Pre[K]Now
http://www.pewstates.org/projects/pre-k-now-328067

Voices for America’s Children
http://www.voices.org/

The Erikson Institute
http://www.erikson.edu/

Selected Professional Journals Available in the Walden Library:

YC Young Children

Childhood

Journal of Child & Family Studies

Child Study Journal

Multicultural Education

Early Childhood Education Journal

Journal of Early Childhood Research

International Journal of Early Childhood

Early Childhood Research Quarterly

Developmental Psychology

Social Studies

Maternal & Child Health Journal

International Journal of Early Years Education

Additional Resources:

Here are a few more resources that can be helpful when looking for information.

Wisconsin Early Childhood Association:         http://wisconsinearlychildhood.org/

Center for Effective Parenting: http://parenting-ed.org/parenting-information-handouts/early-childhood/

Early Childhood News: http://www.earlychildhoodnews.com/featured.aspx