Early Childhood Course Resources

Ms. Lily’s Picks: Additional Web Resources, Articles and Books:


J. H. Helms & L. G. Katz., Young Investigators: The Project Approach in the Early Years, Third Edition ISBN:9780807756904

I. Shareef & J. Gonzalez-Mena., Practice in Building Bridges: Companion Resources for Diversity in Early Care and Education (5th ed.)     ISBN: 978-1-928896-94-4

G. Perry, B. Henderson, & Daniel R. Meier, eds., Our Inquiry, Our Practice:  Undertaking, Supporting, and Learning from Early Childhood Teacher Research(ers)     ISBN: 978-1-928896-78-4

S.. Long, M. Souto-Manning, & Vivian Vasquez, eds., Courageous Leadership in Early Childhood Education:  Taking a Stand for Social Justice    ISBN: 9780807757413

S. J. Meisels & S. Atkins-Burnett.,  Developmental Screening in Early Childhood: A Guide (5th ed.)                           ISBN: 1-1928896-25-1

Web Resources 


Liebovich, B. (2016). Abigail Eliot and Margaret McMillan Bringing the Nursery School to the United States. YC: Young Children71(2), 92-95.

Peeples-Wilkins, W. (2006). Three notable African American women in early child welfare. Retrieved from https://eras/three-notable-african-american-women-in-child-welfare-1888-1930/.

Bodrova, E., Germeroth, C., & Leong, D. J. (2013). Play and Self-Regulation: Lessons from Vygotsky. American Journal Of Play6(1), 111-123.

Monica, N., & Beth, F. (2014). Vygotsky’s theories of play, imagination, and creativity in current practice: Gunilla Lindqvist’s “creative pedagogy of play” in U. S. kindergartens and Swedish Reggio-Emilia inspired preschools. Perspectiva, Vol 32, Iss 3, Pp 919-950 (2014), (3), 919. doi:10.5007/2175-795X.2014v32n3p919       Retrieved from https://periodicos.ufsc.br/index.php/perspectiva/article/view/2175-795X.2014v32n3p919/29914

Walden University Course Resources:

Position Statements and Influential Practices 


  • World Forum Foundation


  • Association for Childhood Education International
    Click on “Mission/Vision” and “Guiding Principles and Beliefs” and read these statements.

Selected Early Childhood Organizations

Selected Professional Journals Available in the Walden Library

  • YC Young Children
  • Childhood
  • Journal of Child & Family Studies
  • Child Study Journal
  • Multicultural Education
  • Early Childhood Education Journal
  • Journal of Early Childhood Research
  • International Journal of Early Childhood
  • Early Childhood Research Quarterly
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Social Studies
  • Maternal & Child Health Journal
  • International Journal of Early Years Education

4 thoughts on “Early Childhood Course Resources

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