Sharon U. Mims

There are 4 included publications by Sharon U. Mims :

TitleDateViewsBrief Description
Education Level and Stability As It Relates to Early Childhood Classroom Quality: A Survey of Early Childhood Program Directors and Teachers 2008 216 The field of early care and education is continually seeking to determine factors that contribute to the overall quality of the education for young children. Individual characteristics of teachers, including education level, have been associated with...
Emergent Curriculum and Kindergarten Readiness 2003 211 This article describes the curriculum activities in one child-centered, developmentally appropriate child care facility preschool classroom. In particular, it explains how activities are selected according to children's needs, interests, and abilitie...
Measurement of quality in preschool child care classrooms: An exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis of the early childhood environment rating scale-revised 2005 693 The purpose of the current study was to examine the psychometric properties of the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale-Revised (ECERS-R) with a large sample (1313 classrooms). We explored both the seven subscales and the possibility of fewer dis...
Teacher Practices in Preschool Classrooms: Promoting Engaged Learners 2010 1007 Early childhood educators often describe classroom quality in terms that indicate we can "recognize it when we see it", but we have struggled to provide measures that capture some of the more subjective components of quality. A multi-level qualitativ...