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Encyclopedia entry presents an overview of ECE in the United States, providing a brief description of the current ECE landscape, and offering several explanations for the heightened interest and investment in educational opportunities for children under age 6.
Guides the reader through current social, cultural and historical analysis on a global scale. Provides in-depth knowledge of insights and theories about the dynamic process of how children come to know literacy as thinking humans in social and cultural spaces.