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Education: Early Childhood

This guide provides information and resources for students in education-related fields, including elementary, secondary, and special education.

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JOURNALS: Early Childhood

Additional Early Childhood journal articles are available online in databases such as Academic Search Premier, Communication & Mass Media, Education Research Complete, Mental measurements Yearbooks with Tests in Print, PsycINFO and ERIC at Fontbonne's Jack C. Taylor Library.  Search Publication Finder (for electronic access to journals) Digital Resources Alphabetical List (for topic searches). Both are available from the Library's homepage.

Early Childhood Research Quarterly

Child Care Information Exchange

Child Development

Child Development Perspectives

Early Childhood Education Journal

European Early Childhood Education Research Journal

Health and Social Work

International Journal of Early Childhood Special Education

Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education 

Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal

Housing and Society

Infants and Young Children

Journal of Consumer Research

Parent’s Magazine

YC Young Children

Zero to Three

TED Talks: Education

New TED Talks on Education and related subjects are being made all the time. Learn more at

TED: Ideas worth spreading

In this well-argued talk, Timothy Bartik makes the macro-economic case for preschool education — and explains why you should be happy to invest in it, even if you don't have kids that age (or kids at all). The economic benefits of well-educated kids, it turns out, go well beyond the altruistic.

Professional Organizations: Early Childhood Education

There are organizations at every level that can provide opportunities for continung education and professional growth.

Early Childhood Research Quarterly

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NAEYC sponsors the scholarly journal Early Childhood Research Quarterly. Published four times a year, ECRQ contains outstanding research on early childhood. Occasional special issues address hot topics in the field.

Zero to Three

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ZERO TO THREE is a national, nonprofit organization that informs, trains, and supports professionals, policymakers, and parents in their efforts to improve the lives of infants and toddlers.

The JOURNAL INDEX is available online at

Award-Winning Picture Books

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