Teaching Little Kids
Welcome to the research guide for Early Childhood Curriculum Implementation. Here, you will find research materials to help you make this class successful.
On this page, find course information and a quick list of resources to get you started.
The following can help you start your research.
See the Library Resources tab for more extensive lists of suggested materials.
- Education Source
Education Source is designed to meet the needs of education students, professionals, and policymakers.
- Professional Development Collection
Professional Development Collection, designed for professional educators, provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 520 high-quality education journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles.
- Early Childhood Education Journal
Publishes articles on curriculum, child care programs, administration, staff development, family-school relationships, equity issues, multicultural units, health nutrition, facilities, special needs, employer-sponsored care, and infant/toddler programs.
- Journal of Research in Childhood Education
Features articles that advance knowledge and theory of the education of children, infancy through early adolescence.
- Learning Across the Early Childhood Curriculum byCall Number: eBookISBN: 9781781907016Publication Date:
Education, according to John Dewey, should be viewed as dynamic and ongoing with direct teaching of integrated content knowledge. This volume offers readers an examination of the content areas in early childhood curriculum that honor Dewey’s belief in active, integrated learning.
- Learning from the Bumps in the Road byCall Number: eBookISBN: 9781605542607Publication Date:
The journey to professional and personal growth takes time, and the road isn’t always smooth, but it is a learning-filled adventure. Holly Elissa Bruno, Janet Gonzalez-Mena, Luis Antonio Hernandez, and Debra Ren-Etta Sullivan are accomplished professionals and respected leaders in the early childhood field. After a decade of speaking together at national professional development conferences, they now give you twelve of their most important presentation topics as essays.
Children’s Book Awards
Follow the links below to learn about these awards and see the lists of winners.
All or most of these award-winners are available in our Juvenile Collection.
- The Caldecott Medal
Created in to complement the Newbery, the Caldecott Medal focuses on picture books. The award is specifically for the illustrator, not the author, of the work.
- The Coretta Scott King Award
This award commemorates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and was named in honor of his wife, Mrs. Coretta Scott King.
- John Newbery Medal
The American Library Association established the Newbery Medal in to honor bookseller John Newbery.
- The Sequoyah Book Award
First established at Northwestern Oklahoma State University, this award was named for the man who created the written form of the Cherokee language. It is awarded by the Oklahoma Library Association.
- The Theodor Seuss Geisel Award
Named for Theodore Geisel (pen name Dr. Seuss), this award was established by the ALA in . The award is for books aimed at beginning readers.
Education at Northwestern
These links will take you to official NWOSU university pages.
- School of Education
The School of Education offers a variety of undergraduate majors and a master of counseling psychology (MCP), a master of general psychology, and a master of education (M.Ed.) at the graduate level.
- Division of Education
The Division of Education is committed to helping teacher education candidates, students, and educators meet the high standards expected of higher education institutions and public/private schools today.
- Graduate Studies
If you are interested in furthering your higher education at Northwestern, we offer master’s degree programs in education, counseling psychology, general psychology, and American studies—and one doctorate program in Nursing Practice (BSN to DNP online).
- Master of Education
The master of education degrees are available to any individual who holds a baccalaureate degree in the field of education from an accredited institution and who has a current teaching certificate.