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Author Guidelines

New Editorial Review Board

From the Editors

By Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw and Laurie Kocher


  1. The Role of First Language Facilitators in Redefining Parental Involvement: Newcomer Families’ Funds of Knowledge in an Intercultural Preschool Program. By Christine Massing and Anna Kirova

Child Study

  1. How Accessible and Usable Are Our Neighbourhood Playgrounds for Children or Adults with Mobility Challenges? By Beverly Dietze
  2. Mentoring Needs of Novice Early Childhood Educators By Laura Doan
  3. Enhancing Outdoor Play Experiences for Young First Nations Children in Nova Scotia By Elizabeth Munroe and Alanna MacLellan-Mansell
  4. Development of Menu Planning Resources for Child Care Centres By Linda Mann

Directions and Connections

  1. Student Engagement and Success Using An Inquiry Approach and Integrated Curriculum in Primary Education By Alison Board
  2. Place Poems By Ana Vojnovic
  3. If You Give a Bird a Binary… By Mary Kelly
  4. The Log (republished) By Shelley Brandon and Annemarie Coughlin

Professional Resources

  1. Stand Together or Fall Apart: Professionals Working with Immigrant Families by Judith Bernhard Reviewed by Lara di Tomasso
  2. Linguistically Appropriate Practice – A Guide for Working with Young Immigrant Children by Roma Chumak-Horbatsch Reviewed by Maria Petrescu
  3. Re-situating Canadian Early Childhood Education, by Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw and Larry Prochner Reviewed by Sandra Chang-Kredl


From the Publications Chair

By Iris Berger

Friends of Children Award

Friends of Children Guidelines

Call for Submissions

Special Issue on Professionalism (Guest Editor: Rachel Langford)