Early Childhood Education Supersite
Here are some links to Websites that relate Development. Click around to broaden your understanding of the topics in this section by seeing what's out there on the Web!
http://www.naeyc.org Official Web site for the National Association for the Education of Young Children.
http://www.apa.org/ American Psychological Association
http://www.piaget.org Information on Piaget.
http://www.english.sk.com.br/sk-vygot.html General overview of Vygotsky's cognitive theory, including reference information.
http://www.bfskinner.org/ B.F. Skinner Foundation web site
http://www.ship.edu/~cgboeree/maslow.html Abraham Maslow
http://snycorva.cortland.edu/~ANDERSMD/VYG/VYG.HTML Lev Vygotsky
http://www.pz.harvard.edu/PIs/HG.htm Howard Gardner's web site at Harvard.
http://www.kidsource.com/kidsource/content/assessing.html Article by Lillian Katz on the assessment of children aged 2-6.
http://www.nncc.org/Child.Dev/presch.dev.html Explains the developmental progress of preschoolers.
http://npin.org/library/pre1998/n00147/n00147.html NAEYC article on brain research and what it means for people who work with young children.
http://www.teachermagazine.org/tm/tmstory.cfm?slug=08r1.h11 This article from Teacher Magazine tempers the enthusiasm over brain research and calls for closer examination by teachers and parents.
http://www.edweek.com/ew/ewstory.cfm?slug=42summit.h19&keywords=science "Don't Skimp on Pre-school, Early Childhood Study Urges" - article discusses the call for an improvement in preschool education in the United States.
http://www.nacd.org/ National Academy for Child Development
http://www.nbcdi.org/ National Black Child Development Institute
http://www.worldbank.org/children/ World Bank Early Childhood Development site.
http://www.ecdgroup.com/ Early Childhood Care and Development is an international organization devoted to improving the lives of young children.
http://www.montana.edu/wwwpb/home/real.html "Family Matters: Have Realistic Expectations of Small Children" explains why it is important to understand the developmental stages of young children.
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