This paper presents a service-learning educational program called EPICS (Engineering Projects In Community Service). It also describes our efforts and experiences from incorporating this program within a Computer Science and Software Engineering curriculum. Our paper concludes by discussing various key challenges and some early lessons learned while… (More)
Its contents do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of either Department, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products or organizations imply endorsement. Reprinting is encouraged with proper credit. This document has greatly benefited from the input of four national associations, which are now collaborative partners in developing the… (More)
This issue of Zero to Three focuses on the work of the federally funded National Quality Improvement Center on Early Childhood (QIC-EC) which supported four research and demonstration projects that tested new approaches to preventing child maltreatment of very young children. The authors are from the Children's Bureau, which funded the work; The Center for… (More)
To optimize the probability of success in later life, we must pay far greater attention than we have, traditionally, to the care of children under two. Consider the author's recommendations and imagine what early childhood education could be..
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F or decades, students of early childhood development learned about the egocentric nature of the young mind. Theories of early cognitive development characterized young children as incapable of taking another's perspective and unable to separate their own beliefs, thoughts, and ideas from others. Over the past 10 years, however, researchers have gained… (More)