Early Childhood Education

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Interlibrary Loan

Borrow books from other community college libraries in North Carolina. First, search the CCLINC catalog, then contact Vickie Cothren at vickie.cothren@wilkescc.edu or (336) 838-6114.

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Research Guide to Early Childhood Education


Online access to Gryphon House books!

Early Childhood Resources: A Gryphon House Collection contains a large assortment of books geared towards early education and guidance for those involved with teaching—as parents or educators. Inside the Anthology, you will find six carefully curated collections focusing on teaching strategies, learning environments, ways to actively engage your pupils, special needs and the Learn Every Day and The Budding series. All children are different, and their learning experiences should reflect that. This Anthology is perfect for anybody seeking to enhance their own knowledge of teaching skills or childhood development techniques, whether you're a budding educator or parent or a veteran of the field.


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This guide acts as a starting point for your research. Consult it to learn where to find books, films, reviews, articles, journals, databases, and other information resources.

How to use this Guide:
Located on the tabs are different types of resources- books, journals, reviews, etc. Click on a tab and a page appears listing resources pertinent to film studies in that format. For example, under the "Books" tab is a list of books located here in Pardue Library and electronically about films and motion pictures.


Articles from journals, magazines and major newspapers are a good source for recent developments, trends, recipes and technical tips.  WCC databases can help connect you to these articles.


A book can provide photographs, information about techniques and cultural background.

Reference Sources

This covers encyclopedias, dictionaries, and other resources that are referred to for specific information. Go to these for definitions, shorter explanations and biographical sketches.


DVDs and other audiovisuals are particularly valuable to visual leaners.

Web Sites The internet can provide a wealth of information, especially from professional organizations and associations.