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Welcome to the Early Childhood Education Course Guide!
Early Childhood Education
This guide will navigate you to the best resources on Early Childhood Education.
Student Resources contains databases, e-books, and books which are accessible with your WITC credentials.
APA Help links to the ETC's guide on APA formatting.
Key Online Resources
Videatives Streaming Service This link opens in a new window
Video clips for early education and child development. Download video files to your computer or stream from the internet any of our 300+ video titles. Increase your understanding of children's thinking and learning.
NoveList K-8 This link opens in a new window
Children's fiction recommendation resource with read-alikes, discussion guides, reading lists.
Primary Search This link opens in a new window
Full text magazines for elementary school.
ERIC This link opens in a new window
Citations and links to full-text articles related to education.
A Little Drama-Playful Activities for Young Children by
Use these activities to help children navigate daily transitions, to calm children when it's time to quiet, and to develop children's creativity, sense of self, and social-emotional, physical, and literacy skills (and have a lot of fun along the way).
Inquiry-Based Early Learning Environments by
From the time of their birth, children want to know how the world works and actively seek out information. How educators respond to their quest is what this book is all about.
Connecting Animals and Children in Early Childhood by
Publication Date: 2014-04-21
Understand the value of connecting animals and children. From family pets and wild animals to toys, stuffed animals, and media images, animals are a central part of every child’s landscape. This book examines the reasons why children should interact and connect with real animals, and it identifies the rich learning that results.
Lisa Murphy on Being Child Centered by
Lisa Murphy outlines nine characteristics programs need to build an environment that's child-centered, where play, developmentally appropriate practice, and academic standards all come together under one roof.
For more books, on Early Childhood Education, visit the database eBrary or search WISCAL.
Online Magazines and Journal Articles
BadgerLink This link opens in a new window
Wisconsin's Online Library, providing Wisconsin residents with licensed content not available through regular search engines.
WISCAL This link opens in a new window
eBooks purchased and owned by the Learning Resource Center at WITC. A platform shared with other Technical Colleges of Wisconsin.
ebrary This link opens in a new window
Over 37,000 eBooks from trusted publishers in all academic subject areas along with powerful research tools. To use ebrary, you will set up a personal (no-cost) account and download a free version of Adobe Digital Editions on your device.
Films on Demand This link opens in a new window
Films On Demand gives faculty and students instant access to thousands of videos neatly grouped into convenient subject-specific categories.
Video database with access to thousands documentaries and features films across all subjects and genres.
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