1st Edition

Effective Early Childhood Education Cross-Cultural Perspectives

Edited By Lotty Eldering, Lotty Eldering, Paul P.M. Leseman Copyright 1999
    355 Pages
    by Routledge

    356 Pages
    by Routledge

    This work examines international strategies of early education and literacy for disadvantaged children, from a cross-cultural perspective. It brings together theoretical insights, the results of empirical research, and experiences with early educational intervention programmes.

    Enhancing Educational Opportunities for Young Children, Lotty Eldering and Paul Leseman * Culture-Behavior Relationships, Ype H. Poortinga; Theoretical Conceptions of Human Development, Robert Serpell * From Parents' Cultural Belief Systems to Behavior, Sara Harkness and Charles M. Super * Context and Cognition in Early Childhood Education, Evelyn Jacob and Patricia A. Phipps * Modifiability of Cognitive Components, Fons Van de Vijver * Facilitating Language Development Promotes Literacy Learning, Catherine Snow * Home and School Literacy in a Multicultural Society, Paul P.M. Leseman * Parenting in Poverty: Young Children and Their Families in South Africa, Linda M. Richter * Literacy and Schooling in a Multilingual Society, Ludo Verhoeven * Empowering Parents and Children: The Case of the Turkish Early Enrichment Project, (c) i (g) dem (Kagitcibasi) * The Dutch Experience with the Home Intervention Program for Preschool Children (HIPPY), Lotty Eldering and Paul Vedder * Integrated Early Childhood Development: The Indian Experience Success for All: Effects of Prevention an Early Intervention on Elementary Students' Reading, Robert E. Slavin and Nancy A. Madden


    Lotty Eldering, Paul P.M. Leseman