Volume 4 Number 2
©The Author(s) 2002
Four New Digests from ERIC/EECE
- Helping Parents Prevent
Lead Poisoning by Helen J. Binns and Omar Benton Ricks
- Instructional Models
for Early Childhood Education by Susan L. Golbeck
- Recess in Elementary
School: What Does the Research Say? by Olga S. Jarrett
- Student Mobility
and Academic Achievement by Russell W. Rumberger
Several Additional Digests Have Been Translated into Spanish. To see the list of all Spanish Digests published by ERIC/EECE, visit the Spanish Digests page at: http://ecap.crc.illinois.edu/eecearchive/digests/spanish.html
Parent News Offline (Fall 2002) Now Available
In this issue:
How one middle school coordinates parent involvement, how you can get a teen who doesn't like to read interested in books, and more!
Editor's note: As of December 31, 2003, the National Parent Information Network has been discontinued. The information in the following section of this publication may not be current.
NPIN's Violence Prevention Resource Guide for Parents in Its Second Printing
Parents, teachers, and family support professionals are ordering this useful publication, and bulk orders continue to come in from school districts, family support organizations, universities, police associations, and state agencies. View the table of contents, read samples, and get ordering information at
National Child Care Information Center's (NCCIC) New Online Library
A new Online Library has been added to the Web site of the National Child Care Information Center (NCCIC), ERIC/EECE's Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse on Child Care. This growing Online Library is a collection of resources on child care that are available in full text. To find items in the library, users can select a pre-set search on a frequently requested topic, or they can search the collection by author, title, or keyword. The NCCIC Web site and its Online Library are available at http://nccic.acf.hhs.gov
Contribute Your Perspective to Our New Online Forum
The Connecting with Parents Forum, sponsored by the W. K. Kellogg Foundation and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, explores issues related to communicating with parents about getting children ready to succeed in school. Weigh in on the latest questions or suggest new ones at
http://npin.org/connecting/forum.html Editor's note: As of December 31, 2003, the National Parent Information Network has been discontinued. The information in the following section of this publication may not be current.
These news items were excerpted from In the Loop, an e-newsletter sent out periodically from the ERIC Clearinghouse on Elementary and Early Childhood Education. If you have any comments or questions, please contact Dianne Rothenberg at firstname.lastname@example.org.