GWEN DOPHNA

EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

 


Spring 2008

Course Information and Resources:

Course 1   ECE2 EARLY EDUCATION PROGRAM

Course 2   ECE5 MATH AND SCIENCE FOR THE YOUNG CHILD

Course 3   ECE4 LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE FOR THE YOUNG CHILD

Course 4  ECE 21 EARLY CHILDHOOD PRACTICES

Helpful Hints  Taking Good Notes, Study Tips, Etc...

Communicating with  me:

Office Location:  Bundy Campus 317 G
Telephone Number: 434-4706
Email:  dophna_gwendolyn@smc.edu

www.smc.edu/ecompanion

Professional Development Suggestions:

  •   Take time for yourself every day!
  •   Get some exercise at least 4 times a week.
  •   Talk to an academic counselor to learn about transfer options and requirements.
  •   Stay informed!

Interesting Links:   

Bronfenbrenner's Ecological Theory Links:

One thing that Bronfenbrenner taught us is that whatever is going on in the world effects children's development, so it is very important to be informed about what is going on in the world.  Here are some important links to help us as educators to stay informed.

        www.latimes.com/  Los Angeles Times

          www.washingtonpost.com/  Washington Post

          www.nytimes.com/  New York Times

        www.smc.edu/ece/teacheracademy/default.htm  Santa Monica College Teacher's Academy

        www.naeyc.org/  The National Association for the Association of Young Children

           www.caeyc.org/  The California Association for the Association of Young Children

           www.northbayscaeyc.tripod.com/index.html  North Bay with lots of local information.

           www.pbkids.org  PBS Kids

           www.zerotothree.org/brainwonders  Zero to Three Brain Wonders

           www.nabe.org National Association for Bilingual Education

           www.brighthorizons.com  Bright Horizons Family Solutions Resource Room - Environment and Design

          www.nccic.org  The National Child Care Information Center

Children's Literature Links:

          www.childrenslit.com/  Children's Literature on the Web

              www.smpl.org/  Santa Monica Public Library

             www.lapl.org/kidspath/  Los Angeles Public Library, Kidspath

             www.rif.org  Reading is Fundamental

             www.teachingstrategies.org  Teaching Strategies

Children's Science Links:

          www.nsta.org the national science teachers association

         s&c@nsta.org science & children at the national science teacher association

Haiku Resources

            www.jal-foundation.or.jp/html/haiku  Further your enjoyment of Haiku

             www.haiku.com  Additional Information on Haiku

             www.haikuhut.com Additional information on Haiku

 

If you are aware of interesting links that may be helpful to educators, please email me the link and I will add it to this page.

 

 

Last update:  02/04/08