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Early Childhood Education Websites

Ask the Preschool Teacher
This Q & A format site supplies a panel of experts who field questions from daycare professionals, parents, and others. The questions cover a myriad of real-life topics.

Early Childhood
Articles provide advice from experts in the early childhood field. This site also provides ideas for projects and links to other sites. Includes bulletin board for communicating with colleagues on specific issues.

Early Childhood Education On Line
Quality links, and ECE LISTSERV, and an internet training exercise designed for early childhood educators.

Early Childhood Educators' and Family Web Corner
Articles on ECE, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Debate on Education in America, family and teacher links, thematic material, chat.

Early Childhood News: The Journal of Professional Development
Features sample articles from the print magazine for professionals who work with young children.

Provides a diverse set of links geared to preschool and primary grades. Links are categorized into over 50 subject areas, from content areas to professional concerns to support materials.

Idea Box: Early Childhood Education and Activity Resources
Teacher ideas, articles, projects, seasonal themes, and printable pages; music, songs, games, crafts. Teacher to teacher message board.

ERIC Clearinghouse on Elementary & Early Childhood Education
Access to ERIC's educational databases, listservs, and publications; research in early childhood education, assorted weblinks.

Early Childhood Care and Development
International resources addressing the needs of young children and their families.

Future of Children
Download articles published by the Center for the Future of Children provide information on recent research. Valuable archived material, too.

NAEYC - National Association for the Education of Young Children
Information about the organization, conferences, legislation and public policy, professional development, and other useful topics.

Preschool Education
This site lists activities for preschoolers by the type of activity, such as art, math, letters, creative dramatics, or songs and fingerplays. It also organizes activity ideas by theme: holidays, seasons, safety and health, earth, etc. Also includes information for educators on such topics as bulletin boards, useful recipes, free stuff for teachers, a chat room, and more.

The Whole Child
See the ABC's of Child Development, which covers general information about ages and stages. A section of this site is devoted to childcare providers, covering topics such as inquiry, diversity, and self-control.

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