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traditional ‘feminine’ roles and the professionalization of ECE

Here are a couple more interesting points from the essay by Judith T. Wagner that I mentioned yesterday (these ones on gender, professionalism and teacher-child relationships): “…as Strand notes, because ECE represents the professionalization of traditional feminine nurturing roles, the field occupies … Continue reading

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Nordic Childhoods and Early Education

“Cross-cultural study informs us through the juxtaposition of the familiar and the new, the known and the exotic. The best lessons lie in the differences.” (Wagner, p.289) Pointing to chapter 2 of Nordic Childhoods and Early Education, Judith T. Wagner writes: … Continue reading

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