ACEI selects the 2016 Childhood Education and JRCE award-winning articles

ACEI has selected the 2016 award-winning articles from our Childhood Education and Journal of Research in Childhood Education (JRCE) publications.

Childhood Education is ACEI’s bimonthly journal dedicated to sharing innovative solutions to education challenges globally. The 2016 winning Childhood Education article is “Companion Angels on a Leash: Welcoming Service Dogs Into Classroom Communities for Children With Autism,” by Kathleen I. Harris, and Stephanie D. Sholtis. View the article here:

ACEI’s Journal of Research in Childhood Education features articles that advance knowledge and theory of the education of children. The 2016 award-winning JRCE article is “Empowering Young Children in Poverty by Improving Their Home Literacy Environments,” by Walter Evans, Paulette Harris, Sankara Sethuraman, Dharma Thiruvaiyaru, Elizabeth Pendergraft, Karen Cliett, and Valerie Cato. Dr. Walter Evans will be speaking about this research at the 20th European Conference in Madrid, Spain and the World Education Day-2017 conference in Dalian, China. View the article here:

Five other JRCE articles received honorable mentions: “E-Books in the Early Literacy Environment: Is There Added Value for Vocabulary Development?” by Kathleen A. Roskos, Shannon Sullivan, Danielle Simpson & Nicole Zuzolo; “Early Childhood Education Teachers: Life History, Life Course, and the Problem of Family—Work Balance,” by Robert V. Bullough Jr.; “Young Children’s Interest-Oriented Activity and Later Academic Self-Regulation Strategies in Kindergarten,” by Carin Neitzel, Joyce M. Alexander, and Kathy E. Johnson; “Examining the Impacts of Systematic and Engaging Early Literacy (SEEL): Attention to Teacher Practices and Classroom Effects Across the Kindergarten Year,” by Gary E. Bingham, Barbara Culatta, and Kendra M. Hall-Kenyon; and “They Work Together to Roar: Kindergartners’ Understanding of an Interactive Causal Task,” by S. Lynneth Solis and Tina A. Grotzer. All articles are available via Taylor & Francis Group:


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