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Early Childhood Education

Explores multiple aspects of early childhood education

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Use this subject guide to discover early childhood education resources available to you at Mason.

  • Explore Early Childhood Education (ECE) Topics - The purpose of this page is to connect use to journals, databases, books/e-books and web resources related to various aspects of early childhood education using the navigation on the left side of the screen to view all topics
  • Find Diverse Learners in Early Childhood Education - includes resources for bilingualism, bullying, and gender in early childhood education
  • Find Medically Diverse Learners in ECE - includes databases, journals, books, web resources for Visual Impairment/Blindness, Hard of Hearing/Deaf, Cerebral Palsy, Acquired or Traumatic Brain Injury, Physical Disabilities, Multiple Disabilities, Severe Disabilities
  • Find lesson plans - find broad and focused early childhood lesson plans.
  • Find videos - as the Mason video collections and select early childhood education videos
  • Find ECE Certification/Licensure - connect to CEHD's Licensure and Disclosure Tool as well licensure requirements in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.
  • Find Education Standards, Policy & Legislation - connect to early childhood education standards, legislation and policy for Virginia, Maryland, Washington D.C., national and international.
  • Find State & Federal Educational Resources - connect to key early childhood education resources for Virginia, other states and to Federal resources
  • Find Statistics - connect to key databases, journals and web resources which provide early childhood education statistics
  • Find Professional Organizations - connect to state, national and international professional early childhood organizations
  • Write & Cite  - links to information on citing references using APA format and Zotero
  • Get Help - make an appointment with the Education Librarian, use Virtual reference, information for distance students, connect to the Writing Center, and step by step directions for many common library resources
  • Find Online Tutorials  -   tutorials on beginning your research, finding & evaluating resources, using Zotero to create citations

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