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Original article | International Journal of Research in Teacher Education 2017, Vol. 8(1) 8-1

A New Model in Early Childhood Education in the United States: EDUCARE

Sukran Ucus, İbrahim Hakki Acar & Helen Raikes

pp. 8 - 1   |  Manu. Number: ijrte.2017.003

Published online: October 28, 2017  |   Number of Views: 553  |  Number of Download: 521


Abstract

In the United States, the Educare network of early childhood programs is helping to shape a new model for delivering education and care to children most at risk of school failure and is serving as a catalyst for broader change throughout the nation. Educare Schools and the Educare Learning Network develop strong community public-private partnerships that draw upon all available resources (school districts, state and federal child care funding, Head Start, Early Head Start, private funders, and others) to provide high quality, comprehensive services for young children and their families. Educare Schools create a recognizable place, typically adjoining a public elementary school, dedicated to educating children from birth to age 5 that demonstrates a strong community commitment to the importance of investing in early childhood. The Educare model is based on research from early childhood development, education, social work and other allied fields. Four core features compose the Educare model: data utilization, embedded professional development, high-quality teaching practices, and intensive family engagement.

Keywords: Educare, early childhood education, children at risk

Özet

ABD’de erken çocukluk programlarında Educare ağı, çoğunluk olarak risk altındaki çocukların oluşturduğu bakımını ve eğitimini kapsayan, ülke içinde geniş çapta değişim için katalizör olarak hizmet veren bir ağdır. Educare okulları ve Educare ağı okul bölgeleri, eyalet ve federal düzeyde çocuk bakım fonları, Head Start, Erken Dönem Head Start, özel fonlar ve diğer kaynaklar gibi tüm kaynakları kullanarak küçük çocuklar ve aileleri yüksek kaliteli ve kapsamlı hizmetler sağlamak için güçlü devlet ve özel topluluklarının işbirliğini geliştirir. Bu okullar fark edilir ve tanınmış yerlerde, tipik olarak bir ilkokula bitişik ve eklenmiş şekilde inşa edilerek oluşturulur. Bununla beraber,  doğumdan beş yaşına kadar eğitimin erken çocuklukta önemli bir çevreyi oluşturduğunu vurgusuna değinir. . Educare modeli erken çocukluk gelişimi, eğitim, sosyal çalışma ve diğer ilgili alanlar olmak üzere araştırma temelli bir modeldir ve dört temel öge üzerine yapılandırılmıştır. Bunlar sırasıyla veri değerlendirme, bütünleşik ve sürekli öğretmen mesleki gelişimi, yüksek kalite öğretim uygulamaları ve kapsamlı aile katılımıdır. Bu dört temel öge çocukların doğumdan beş yaşına kadar güvenli, sağlıklı ve öğrenmeye istekli bir şekilde yetişmelerine yardım eden yüksek kalite erken çocukluk programını hayata geçirmek için kapsamlı ve istemli bir yolla birlikte çalışır.

Anahtar Kelimeler: Educare, erken çocukluk eğitimi, risk altındaki çocuklar

Keywords: Educare, early childhood education, children at risk


How to Cite this Article?

APA 6th edition
Ucus, S., Acar, I.H. & Raikes , H. (2017). A New Model in Early Childhood Education in the United States: EDUCARE. International Journal of Research in Teacher Education, 8(1), 8-1.

Harvard
Ucus, S., Acar, I. and Raikes , H. (2017). A New Model in Early Childhood Education in the United States: EDUCARE. International Journal of Research in Teacher Education, 8(1), pp. 8-1.

Chicago 16th edition
Ucus, Sukran, Ibrahim Hakki Acar and Helen Raikes (2017). "A New Model in Early Childhood Education in the United States: EDUCARE". International Journal of Research in Teacher Education 8 (1):8-1.

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