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Loomis, Alysse M.; Mogro-Wilson, Cristina – Infants and Young Children, 2019
Young Hispanic children make up an increasing percentage of children enrolled in preschools; however, little is known about the effects of adversity on their preschool outcomes. This pilot study uses descriptive, correlational, and hierarchical multiple regression analyses to explore the relationship between cumulative adversity, teacher-rated and…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Teacher Student Relationship, Preschool Teachers, Preschool Children
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Ren, Lixin; Garcia, Aileen S.; Esteraich, Jan M.; Encinger, Amy; Raikes, Helen H.; Acar, Ibrahim H. – Infants and Young Children, 2019
The demographic composition in the United States has undergone shifts due to increasing immigration. This may change the way we think about families and children in the United States, and it is important to include immigrant families in parenting research. This study examined the relations between parent-child relationships and preschool-aged…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Preschool Children, Social Development, Emotional Development
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Choi, Ji Young; Horm, Diane; Jeon, Shinyoung; Ryu, Dahyung – Early Education and Development, 2019
Research Findings: This study examined whether children's outcomes at age 3 were predicted by their experiences in Early Head Start (EHS), focusing on 2 key features of infant and toddler care: (a) stability of care and (b) teacher--child interactions. This study further explored potential interaction effects between stability of care and…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Interaction, Preschool Children, Preschool Teachers
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Li, Jian-Bin; Lau, Eva Yi Hung – Early Education and Development, 2019
Research Findings: This study examined the contribution of teacher-student conflict at kindergarten to the child's school adjustment in primary school using a Hong Kong sample. It investigated self-regulation as a mediator and parents' positive relations with others as a moderator in that transition. At Time 1 (T1), kindergarten teachers reported…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Preschool Teachers, Teacher Student Relationship, Conflict
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Wolff, Kenya; Stapp, Alicia – SAGE Open, 2019
Yoga for young children has become a growing area of interest in early childhood settings across the United States. Evidence suggests that yoga has the ability to improve young children's physical development, executive functioning, self-regulation, and can aid in decreasing stress and anxiety. While the scope of research on yoga for young…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Physical Activities, Physical Development
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Schmitt, Sara A.; Korucu, Irem; Purpura, David J.; Whiteman, Shawn; Zhang, Chenyi; Yang, Fuyi – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2019
This study investigated cross-cultural variation in the development of executive functioning (EF) across the preschool period for United States and Chinese children from low and high socioeconomic families using a longitudinal design. Participants included 216 preschool children (n = 125 from the US; n = 91 from Shanghai and Jiangxi, China). On…
Descriptors: Executive Function, Preschool Children, Socioeconomic Status, Longitudinal Studies
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Son, Seung-Hee Claire; Choi, Ji Young; Kwon, Kyong-Ah – Early Education and Development, 2019
Research Findings: The present study examined patterns of longitudinal associations between inhibitory control (IC) and early academic skills during the preschool and kindergarten years. Using data from the Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey Cohort 2009 (FACES 2009) (N = 939), a national data set of predominantly low-income children…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Inhibition, Academic Ability, Preschool Children
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Xie, Sha; Li, Hui – Early Education and Development, 2019
Research Findings: A growing number of young children encounter group learning environment for the first time when entering preschool at age 3, yet their parents and teachers have no means to discern whether they are ready for this challenge. To address this uncertainty, this study developed and validated the Chinese Preschool Readiness Scale…
Descriptors: School Readiness, Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Interpersonal Competence
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Patricia Pelletier, Janette; Corter, James E. – Journal of Educational Research, 2019
In 2010, the province of Ontario introduced a new universal two-year play-based full-day kindergarten program. The authors exploited the phasing-in of this program over five years, allowing a natural experiment in which children from full-day kindergarten could be compared with those from half-day kindergarten in matched neighborhoods. Children (N…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Foreign Countries, School Schedules, Play
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Coelho, Vera; Cadima, Joana; Pinto, Ana Isabel; Guimarães, Cristiana – Journal of Early Intervention, 2019
Self-regulation can be relevant for engagement, as children need to be able to modulate behaviors and control attention to be engaged. Although previous studies focus on the relation between self-regulation and engagement, little is known about this subject in children with disabilities or at risk. This study analyzes relations between…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Self Control, Learner Engagement, Child Development
McCombs, Jennifer Sloan; Augustine, Catherine H.; Unlu, Fatih; Ziol-Guest, Kathleen M.; Naftel, Scott; Gomez, Celia J.; Marsh, Terry; Akinniranye, Goke; Todd, Ivy – RAND Corporation, 2019
Research evidence suggests that summer breaks contribute to income-based achievement and opportunity gaps for children and youth. However, summertime can also be used to provide programs that support an array of goals for children and youth, including improved academic achievement, physical health, mental health, social and emotional well-being,…
Descriptors: Summer Programs, Access to Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation
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Dickinson, David K.; Collins, Molly F.; Nesbitt, Kimberly; Toub, Tamara Spiewak; Hassinger-Das, Brenna; Hadley, Elizabeth Burke; Hirsh-Pasek, Kathy; Golinkoff, Roberta Michnick – Journal of Cognition and Development, 2019
There is a need for empirically based educational practices shown to support learning, yet validation tends to require a high degree of experimental control that can limit ecological validity and translation to classrooms. We describe our iterative intervention design to support preschoolers' vocabulary through book reading coupled with playful…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Intervention, Low Income Students, Vocabulary Development
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Lin, Tzu-Jung; Chen, Jing; Justice, Laura M.; Sawyer, Brook – Exceptional Children, 2019
Drawing from a social network perspective, we examined the extent to which children with and without disabilities play with each other in preschool inclusive classrooms and identified malleable child characteristics that would support children forming these cross-status play interactions. A total of 200 children with disabilities and 301 children…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Inclusion, Students with Disabilities
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Slušniene, Giedre – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2019
This article deals with systematization of the categories of emotional intelligence, emotional potential and a relationship between emotions and feelings, and emphasizes the importance of a sustainably developed personality in the context of sustainable education (Jovaiša, 2007, 2011). The inward consistency is perceived as an internal human…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Correlation, Personality, Teaching Methods
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Remziye, Ceylan; Feride, Gök Çolak; Betul, Demir – Educational Research and Reviews, 2019
The aim of this study is to investigate the effects of drama activities on the social skills of five-year-old children. In this research, experimental design with pre-test/post-test control group was used. The sample group of the study consisted of 32 kindergarten five-year-old children in Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey in 2017-2018 academic year. After…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Drama, Teaching Methods, Interpersonal Competence
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