Early Childhood Education

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Aboriginal Children and Early Childhood Development and Education in Canada: Linking the Past and the Present to the Future

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Margo Greenwood
Sarah de Leeuw
Tina Ngaroimata Fraser
Canadian Journal of Native Education, vol. 30, no. 1, Indigenous Approaches to Early Childhood Care and Education, 2007, pp. 5-18, 189-190
Description
Argues that early childhood is an area of politicized potential for beneficial transformative change for communities and nations.
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Aboriginal Children's Circle of Early Learning

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
Aboriginal Children's Circle of Early Learning
Description
Bilingual web portal on early childhood development. Includes links to bulletin board, hands on tools, databases of resources, organizations and individuals.
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Aboriginal Early Childhood Education in Canada: Issues of Context

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jane P. Preston
Michael Cottrell
Terrance R. Pelletier
Joseph V. Pearce
Journal of Early Childhood Research, vol. 10, no. 1, February 2012, pp. 3-18
Description
Identifies key features of quality programs and makes suggestions for incorporation of Aboriginal pedagogy, language, and culture and need for qualified staff and engaged communities.
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Aboriginal Head Start: Making a Difference in the Northwest Territories: Longitudinal Evaluation of Aboriginal Heal Start in the Northwest Territories 2000 to 2008: Final Report

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Jennifer Chalmers
Liz Cayen
Marjan Saghatoleslami
Cheryl Bradbury
Description
Reports on the history of the program, development of model evaluation and the 2008 longitudinal evaluation study on the communities of Fort Smith, Hay River, Fort Providence, Bechokò, Yellowknife/Ndilo, Inuvik, Paulatuk and Fort McPherson.
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Aboriginal Young Children's Language Development: Promising Practices and Needs

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Jessica Ball
Canadian Issues, Journeys of a Generation: Broadening the Aboriginal Well-Being Policy Research Agenda, Winter, 2009, pp. 37-44
Description
Highlights the foundational role of language in ensuring long-term academic, social, and economic success. Entire issue on one pdf. To access article, scroll to page 37.
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Aia Iā Kākou Nā Hā'ina - The Answers Are Within Us: Language Rights in Tandem With Language Survival

Alternate Title
American Indian Language Development Institute: Thirty Year Tradition of Speaking From Our Heart
E-Books » Chapters
Author/Creator
Larry L. Kimura
Description
Comments on the Native American Languages Act (NALA). Chapter from American Indian Language Development Institute: Thirty Year Tradition of Speaking From Our Heart edited by Candace K. Galla, Stacey Oberly, G.L. Romero, Maine Sam, Ofelia Zepeda.
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Annotated Bibliography of Aboriginal Books, Volume II: Pre-School to Adult

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
NWT Literacy Council
Description
Bibliography divides material into three age categories: children, young adult and adult. The list also includes information as to whether the author/illustrator/translator is of Canadian and/or Aboriginal background or northern Aboriginal background.
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Australian Early Childhood Education and Care: The Fourth Discourse

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Karen Martin
Carmen Rodríguez de France
Canadian Journal of Native Education, vol. 30, no. 1, Indigenous Approaches to Early Childhood Care and Education, 2007, pp. 19-27
Description
Describes programs that look at the need for a holistic approach to child development, including those programs for Aboriginal children and children with disabilities.
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BC Aboriginal Child Care Society

Web Sites » Organizations
Author/Creator
BC Aboriginal Child Care Society
Description
Website contains links to training workshops, a lending library, rotating curriculum boxes, a traveling child care advisor, annual conferences, and newsletters for Aboriginal early childhood programs.
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BC First Nations Early Childhood Development Framework

Alternate Title
British Columbia First Nations Early Childhood Development Framework
E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Margo Greenwood
First Nations Early Childhood Development Council Work Group
Description
Provides an overview of the background paper and framework.
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BC First Nations Head Start: On-reserve Program

Web Sites » Organizations
Description
Website contains early intervention strategies providing ideas and examples to enhance early childhood (birth to six years old) development; six components: culture and language, education, health promotion, nutrition, parent and family involvement and social support.
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Best Practice and Evidence-Based Research in Indigenous Early Childhood Intervention Programs

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Michael Niles
Lisa Byers
Elizabeth Krueger
Canadian Journal of Native Education, vol. 30, no. 1, Indigenous Approaches to Early Childhood Care and Education, 2007, pp. 108-125, 189-190
Description
Looks at the terms 'best-practice' and 'evidence-based practice' from an Indigenous perspective and the implications of what this means for service providers.
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Best Practices in Aboriginal ECD/ELCD Programming

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Calvin Racette
Sarah Longman
Shauneen Pete
Description
Literature review and results of survey of organizations which deliver Early Childhood Development or Early Learning Childhood Development programs.
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Building Strong Communities: Tribal Colleges as Engaged Institutions

E-Books » Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Alisa F. Cunningham
Christina Redmond
Description
Policy report explores expanding role of Tribal Colleges and Universities serving local communities in five areas: pre-school, elementary and secondary education, health and nutrition, faculty role models, agriculture and natural resource management and preservation of culture and language.
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Canadian Early Learning and Child Care and the Convention on the Rights of the Child

Alternate Title
Canadian Early Learning and Child Care and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child
E-Books » E-Books
Author/Creator
Martha Friendly
Description
"This Occasional Paper is a working version of a chapter prepared for A Question of Commitment: Children's Rights in Canada (working title) edited by R. Brian Howe and Katherine Covell..."
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Closing the Gap: Prime Minister's Report 2014

Alternate Title
Closing the Gap Report 2014
E-Books » E-Books
Author/Creator
Tony Abbot
Description
Outlines the targets made by the Australian government to close the gap in life expectancy, early childhood health, education, and employment between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.
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