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Early Childhood Curriculum

Background Sources

CREDO Reference
Reference resources from numerous publishers. Search by individual title, broad subject headings, cross-references, audio and images. Search titles such as Key Concepts in Early Childhood Education and Care, Handbook of Research on the Education of Young Children and the Cambridge Encyclopedia of Child Development here.

Early Childhood Education: An International Encyclopedia (in print only)

Handbook of Early Childhood Education (in print only)

Oxford Reference
100 major Oxford University Press dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in the humanities, social sciences, foreign languages, science, technology and medicine. Works can be searched separately or across the entire databases. Search titles such as the Dictionary of Education here.

SAGE Knowledge encyclopedias
These electronic encyclopedias cover a huge range of topics in the social sciences. Search titles such as the Encyclopedia of Human Development, the Encyclopedia of Play in Today's Society and the Encyclopedia of School Psychology here.


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