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This issue of ECA WebWatch contains another great collection of links exploring a range of important early childhood issues.
Plus all the latest Early Childhood Australia news and books.
Creating culturally responsive environments
Diversity and difference (Supporting Best Practice)
Enhancing cultural competence in out-of-school time programs: What is it, and why is it important? (PDF)
The importance of play-based learning
Let the children play: Nature's answer to early learning
The importance of play in promoting healthy child development and maintaining strong parent–child bonds (PDF)
Herald Sun: Tot schools' dubious nurturing claims (26 Feb 2007)
Examining best education practices
Early development and education: Best trends and practices
Under Eights Week 2007: Making a Splash
This year's Under Eights Week is fast approaching – add your event to the Under Eights Week webpage.
Under Eights Week is organised annually by the Early Childhood Australia Queensland Branch to support schools, kindergartens, childcare centres, family day care schemes, libraries, councils and other organisations across Queensland to create fun and informative events for children and parents.
Register your event now.
Early childhood news
Read the latest on the Early Childhood Australia news page.
New child development items:
New group targeting high cost of child care
Taskforce on Care Costs
Early Childhood Australia books
The best early childhood resources, all quality assured by Early Childhood Australia.
Diversity and difference: Lighting the spirit of identity raises areas in which all early childhood practitioners can have a positive influence, if they seek to embrace values that encompass cultural inclusion and social justice.
Young children: Thinking about the scientific world explores the importance of play-based learning using practical activities, incorporating children's questions into planning and understanding a range of different approaches to teaching and learning.
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ECA WebWatch – Issue 24, March#2 2007
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