NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Publication Type
Journal Articles9
Reports - Research7
Opinion Papers1
Reports - Evaluative1
Audience
Laws, Policies, & Programs
Assessments and Surveys
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing all 9 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Isikoglu Erdogan, Nesrin; Johnson, James E.; Dong, Pool Ip; Qiu, Zhihui – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2019
Recently play environments and materials have changed with digital materials becoming increasingly available for young children. Parents' preferences about the importance and appropriateness of digital play may influence the quality and the quantity of digital play opportunities children receive at home. The purpose of this research is to examine…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parents, Play, Information Technology
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Lewis, Emily A.; Weixler, Lindsay Bell – Early Education and Development, 2019
Research Findings: This study investigates the role of fine motor and mathematics instruction in mathematics achievement in an international sample of kindergarteners from the United States and China. Multilevel modeling was used to assess the interaction between students' entering skills and classroom time spent on basic math, higher-order math…
Descriptors: Psychomotor Skills, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Achievement, Kindergarten
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hoang, Nhi; Holopainen, Leena; Siekkinen, Martti – International Journal of Early Years Education, 2018
This study investigated the quality of teacher--child interaction and its effects on children's classroom engagement and disaffection in Vietnamese kindergartens. The quality of teacher-child interaction was measured using the Classroom Assessment Scoring System. Children's classroom engagement and disaffection were assessed by Engagement versus…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Student Relationship, Kindergarten, Preschool Teachers
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Pandya, Samta P. – Religious Education, 2018
Based on a one-year longitudinal experimental study with 3,782 kindergarten school children across 15 countries, this article examines the association between prayer and happiness. Results show that the post-test scores on the faces scale were higher for the participant group who had taken the prayer lessons vis-à-vis the comparison group.…
Descriptors: Scores, Cross Cultural Studies, Christianity, Pretests Posttests
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hu, Bi Ying; Fan, Xitao; Gu, Chuanhua; Yang, Ning – Early Education and Development, 2016
Research Findings: This study examined the applicability of the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS) Pre-K (Pianta, La Paro, & Hamre, 2008) and its underpinning framework of teaching through interactions in typical Chinese kindergarten classrooms. A sample of 180 kindergarten classrooms in China was selected, and the CLASS was used to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rating Scales, Kindergarten, Teacher Student Relationship
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Ng, Florrie Fei-Yin; Sze, Irene Nga-Lam; Tamis-LeMonda, Catherine S.; Ruble, Diane N. – Child Development, 2017
Academic socialization by low-income immigrant mothers from Mainland China was investigated in two studies. Immigrant Chinese mothers of first graders (n = 52; M[subscript age] = 38.69) in the United States (Study 1) and kindergartners (n = 86; M[subscript age] = 36.81) in Hong Kong (Study 2) tell stories that emphasized achieving the best grade…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Asians, Socialization, Low Income Groups
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Moos, Lejf; Krejsler, John; Kofod, Klaus Kasper – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2008
This article will argue that diverse national, regional and local contexts leave different rooms for manoeuvre for school principals. The social technologies applied by the authorities (like accountability systems) can be "tight" or "loose" and so leave little or much room for principals' interpretations of what a good school…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Accountability, Instructional Leadership, Principals
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Soundy, Cathleen S.; Qiu, Yun – Childhood Education, 2006
In this article, the authors designed a study to explore what children's own drawings reveal about their viewing skills and to examine the interplay between visual and verbal literacies. Specifically, the authors wanted to determine how two communication systems--visual and verbal literacies--contribute to children's abilities to extract meaning…
Descriptors: Visual Arts, Emergent Literacy, Picture Books, Freehand Drawing
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Li, Jin; Wang, Qi – Social Development, 2004
Two studies were conducted to examine perceptions about achievement and achieving peers in 190 U.S. and Chinese kindergartners. Children provided free-narrative responses to story beginnings about an achieving protagonist in school settings. We found marked cultural differences. For achievement, U.S. children perceived more intellectual…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Cultural Differences, Intellectual Development, Academic Achievement