Preschool and Nursery School

H. H. Raikes, C. Edwards, J. Jones-Branch

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Abstract

This article provides descriptions of nursery education for children under the age of 3. years, including an overview of quality features for such programs, and descriptions of center-based, home visiting, out-of-home enrichment programs, programs for 0-3. year olds that are identified with other countries. It concludes with an overview of extant research on the effects of early childhood programs for 0-3. year olds.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Infant and Early Childhood Development
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Pages614-624
Number of pages11
Volume1-3
ISBN (Print)9780123708779
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychology(all)

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    Raikes, H. H., Edwards, C., & Jones-Branch, J. (2008). Preschool and Nursery School. In Encyclopedia of Infant and Early Childhood Development (Vol. 1-3, pp. 614-624). Elsevier Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-012370877-9.00130-4