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Preschool Experiences for the Disadvantaged

by Catherine Brunner - 1967

Early childhood is a period of rapid growth. Changes, some of which are the greatest that occur in the total development of the individual, become evident as the child manifests differences in physical appearance and abilities and develops, in a few short years, a multiplicity of complicated skills and behavior patterns. Some developmental tasks, such as walking, running, jumping, and talking, emerge dramatically and can be observed readily as they are initiated and refined. Feelings, attitudes, and concepts, which are personality components, are also engendered by early experiences but may evolve relatively unnoticed due to their less perceptible nature.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 66, No. 1.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 68 Number 9, 1967, p. 144-167
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 19680, Date Accessed: 1/25/2022 6:58:30 PM

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  • Catherine Brunner
    Baltimore Public Schools
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    CATHERINE BRUNNER is the Project Coordinator in the Early Admissions Project in Baltimore Public Schools.
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