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Twardzik, Erica; MacDonald, Megan; Dixon-Ibarra, Alicia – Journal of Early Intervention, 2017
Services offered through Part C of the Individuals With Disabilities Education Improvement Act improve cognitive, behavioral, and physical skills for children less than 3 years old at risk for or with a disability. However, there are low enrollment rates into services. Various Lead Agencies oversee services through Part C, and states determine…
Descriptors: Enrollment Rate, Early Intervention, Federal Legislation, Equal Education
Barton, Emily A.; Whittaker, Jessica V.; Kinzie, Mable B.; DeCoster, Jamie; Furnari, Emily – Grantee Submission, 2017
Effective curricular support systems must include resources supporting high-fidelity activity implementation. We examined the frequency of pre-kindergarten teachers' online demonstration video viewing and its association with fidelity of implementation of a math and science curriculum. We found a range in frequency of video viewing and a positive…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Video Technology, Correlation, Fidelity
Alvarez-Alvarez, Carmen; Inés-García, José – Research in Learning Technology, 2017
School websites are not only sources of information and documentation, but also means of communication that are increasingly being accessed by members of society, especially by the different educational communities, thanks to the democratisation of Internet access. This paper deals with a qualitative research project in which information and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Web Sites, Qualitative Research, Preschool Education
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Pareja-Lora, Antonio, Ed.; Calle-Martínez, Cristina, Ed.; Rodríguez-Arancón, Pilar, Ed. –, 2016
This volume offers a comprehensive, up-to-date, empirical and methodological view over the new scenarios and environments for language teaching and learning recently emerged (e.g. blended learning, e-learning, ubiquitous learning, social learning, autonomous learning or lifelong learning), and also over some of the new approaches to language…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Telecommunications
Barnett, Alexandra Michaela – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Nature-based preschools are defined as educational settings in which children spend three or more hours per school day in natural environments such as woods, meadows, and beaches (Knight, 2013). The purpose of this qualitative, multiple case study was to obtain a deep understanding of the challenges and successes of nature-based preschool (NBP)…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Natural Resources, Outdoor Education, Environmental Influences
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Jenkin, Chris J. – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2016
The national bicultural early childhood curriculum in New Zealand, Te Whariki, and the Graduating Teacher Standards require that graduating teachers are competent in Maori language as well as English, and have an understanding of aspects of Maori knowledge. However, research shows that teachers are not yet proficient in the skills needed to…
Descriptors: Biculturalism, Student Teachers, Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education
Krause, Judith Anne – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of the qualitative study was to explore early childhood classroom teachers' experiences with administrative support in the implementation of the Desired Results Developmental Profile (DRDP) as an authentic assessment tool. Methodology: The participants included 10 Head Start and 10 State Preschool teachers implementing the…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Early Childhood Education, Administrator Role, Early Intervention
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Harrington, Eileen G. – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2015
The purpose of this webliography is to provide an overview of STEM education in the U.S. It provides easy access to research and best practices in the field, as well as specific programs, activities, and lesson plans that formal and informal educators can implement. The webliography also includes links to advocacy programs and resources for…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Internet, Web Sites, Annotated Bibliographies
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Latham, Gloria; Carr, Nicky – Journal of Learning Design, 2015
The article "Authentic learning for pre-service teachers in a technology-rich environment" (Latham & Carr, 2012) appeared in the "Journal of Learning Design," Volume 5, Issue 1 in 2012. Since writing this paper three years ago, the authors reflect upon and brainstorm what they describe here as a radically revised approach.…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Action Research, Participatory Research, Foreign Countries
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Wallis, Jake; Dockett, Sue – Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 2015
The importance of a positive start to school has been highlighted in a range of national and international research. This has stimulated considerable ongoing research attention, as well as initiatives across policy and practice, all with the aim of promoting a positive transition to school for all children. Despite the common interests across…
Descriptors: Network Analysis, Educational Policy, School Readiness, Position Papers
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Garvis, Susanne; Manning, Matthew – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2015
In Australia, growth in the demand of early childhood services for young children aged birth to three years has placed increased pressure on the early childhood education sector as new policy stipulates the need for qualified teachers. The new policy has resulted in a growth in Master of Early Childhood Education programs in Australian…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers, Infants
Kilburn, M. Rebecca, Ed. – RAND Corporation, 2014
The Promising Practices Network (PPN) on Children, Families and Communities ( began as a partnership between four state-level organizations that help public and private organizations improve the well-being of children and families. The PPN website, archived in June 2014, featured summaries of programs and practices that…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Well Being, Web Sites, Child Development
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Breen, Paul, Ed. – IGI Global, 2014
As our world becomes increasingly diverse and technologically-driven, the role and identities of teachers continues to change. "Cases on Teacher Identity, Diversity, and Cognition in Higher Education" seeks to address this change and provide an accurate depiction of the teaching profession today. This thought-provoking collection of…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Professional Identity, Teacher Role, Teacher Responsibility
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Tur, Gemma; Urbina, Santos – Digital Education Review, 2014
At the University of the Balearic Islands, in Ibiza local centre, an eportfolio project in Teacher Education has been implemented since the 2009-2010 school year. This article is based on the research of the two first school years (2009-2010 and 2010-11) of experimental implementation of blogs as electronic portfolios. The results reported are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education Programs, Electronic Publishing, Web Sites
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Davidson, Christina; Given, Lisa M.; Danby, Susan; Thorpe, Karen – Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, 2014
Much of what is written about digital technologies in preschool contexts focuses on young children's acquisition of skills rather than their meaning-making during use of technologies. In this paper, we consider how the viewing of a YouTube video was used by a teacher and children to produce shared understandings about it. Conversation analysis of…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Electronic Publishing, Web Sites, Preschool Education
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