early childhood

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the early stage of growth or development

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This dream, in which I was quiescent and which was more like a condition than an experience of action, I dreamed very often in my early childhood.
Whatever others said, I felt I was fully competent to the task: the clear remembrance of my own thoughts in early childhood would be a surer guide than the instructions of the most mature adviser.
Most of the gentler attributes of his early childhood had long since been forgotten in the fierce battle for existence which the customs of the mysterious jungle had forced upon him.
In fact, I consider that there is nothing so empty and unsatisfactory as mere abstract public speaking; but from my early childhood I have had a desire to do something to make the world better, and then to be able to speak to the world about that thing.
Will not such an one from his early childhood be in all things first among all, especially if his bodily endowments are like his mental ones?
From childhood the poet, though physically strong, was moody and given to solitary dreaming; from early childhood also he composed poetry, and when he was seventeen he and one of his elder brothers brought out a volume of verse, immature, but of distinct poetic feeling and promise.
Since early childhood Clarence had concentrated his energies on becoming a footballer, and was now an exceedingly fine goal-keeper.
The present owner, Gervayse Pyncheon, was said to have contracted a dislike to the house, in consequence of a shock to his sensibility, in early childhood, from the sudden death of his grandfather.
She used to be quite remarkable for her memory, but since her last attack she recalls chiefly the events of her early childhood.
The Cato Institute--a non-profit public policy research foundation that seeks to broaden public policy debate to consider limited government, individual liberty and peace--opposes government-funded early childhood education.
With the help of Elmo from ``Sesame Street,'' early childhood educators and parents from the San Fernando Valley and elsewhere will receive free training to teach preschoolers how to respect Southern California's rich cultural diversity.
She also has been certified with the Early Childhood Music and Movement Association since 1994 and is a member of the Utah Orff Society.
The Renaissance Man and His Children: Childbirth and Early Childhood in Florence, 1300-1600.
We're looking to focus public attention on the crisis in early-childhood education," says Peggy Haack, a family-child-care provider and resource specialist with Wisconsin Early Childhood Association.
In this paper, we will discuss: (a) the development of work adjustment, (b) early interactions affecting work adjustment, (c) possible interventions from early childhood through adolescence, (d) principles for selection of interventions, and (e) implications for special education and rehabilitation.
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