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Al-Jarf, Reima – Online Submission, 2021
The study investigated the effect of using the iPad at home by Saudi young children. Results showed that half of the children in the sample have their own iPad. 50% spend 1-2 hours a day using the iPad; 30% use it on holidays. 74% believe that nowadays use of the iPad has become a necessity. They like to introduce their children to latest…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Handheld Devices, Telecommunications, Young Children
Barnett, W. Steven; Jung, Kwanghee – National Institute for Early Education Research, 2021
Early learning experiences at home and in classrooms build the foundations for children's later success in school and life. The pandemic has upended home life and preschool programs, making it more challenging for both parents and communities to provide optimal learning experiences for young children. These changes are likely to have important…
Descriptors: Pandemics, Preschool Children, COVID-19, Learning Experience
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Azham, Adlina Aisya; Janon, Nazariah Sharie – Southeast Asia Early Childhood, 2021
The purpose of this cross-sectional study was to investigate the role of a child's behavioral inhibition in mediating the relationship between parental anxiety and childhood anxiety in the Malaysian context. Participants were 92 parents (father = 23, mother = 69) of young children aged four to six years old. They completed three measures which…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Child Behavior, Inhibition, Anxiety
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Ogg, Julia; Clark, Kelly; Strissel, Dan; Rogers, Maria – School Psychology, 2021
This study examined parent-teacher agreement regarding three forms of family engagement in kindergarten: home-school communication, school-based involvement, and parent-teacher trust, as well as whether parent-teacher agreement predicted children's behavioral and academic outcomes. Parent and teacher ratings of parent engagement and child…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Parent Participation, Teacher Attitudes, Congruence (Psychology)
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Dankiw, Kylie A.; Baldock, Katherine L.; Kumar, Saravana; Tsiros, Margarita D. – Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, 2021
Identifying and describing children's play behaviours is an important component of evaluating child development. The Behaviour Mapping Schedule is a direct observational tool which aims to describe and quantify children's play behaviours but is yet to undergo reliability testing. This study aimed to determine the intra- and inter-rater reliability…
Descriptors: Interrater Reliability, Classification, Child Behavior, Play
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King, Pete; Newstead, Shelly – Child Care in Practice, 2021
Twenty years ago, the "Colorado Paper" developed a theoretical concept of the Play Cycle and described a hierarchy of four levels of intervention which playworkers might use to support the Play Cycle: play maintenance; simple intervention, medial intervention and complex intervention. This study of 157 playworkers from around the world…
Descriptors: Play, Adults, Role, Theories
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Salminen, Jenni; Guedes, Carolina; Lerkkanen, Marja-Kristiina; Pakarinen, Eija; Cadima, Joana – Infant and Child Development, 2021
This study examines the association between teacher--child interaction quality and children's self-regulation in Finnish and Portuguese toddler classrooms. The participants included 230 Finnish (M = 29; SD = 3 months) and 283 Portuguese M = 30, SD = 4 months) toddlers and their teachers (n = 43 Finland; n = 29 Portugal). The children's behavioural…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Differences, Teacher Student Relationship, Interaction
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Peñalba, Alicia; Martínez-Álvarez, Lucio; Schiavio, Andrea – Journal of Research in Music Education, 2021
In the current study, we investigate the implementation of a musical workshop in an early childhood education setting. The workshop is based on a shared space for musical creativity (the Active Musical Room) comprising six different musically relevant objects, which toddlers were free to explore and play with. Inspired by Delalande's…
Descriptors: Creativity, Toddlers, Music Activities, Workshops
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Chen, Xinyin; Fu, Rui; Li, Dan; Chen, Huichang; Wang, Zhengyan; Wang, Li – Child Development, 2021
This study examined relations between behavioral inhibition in toddlerhood and social, school, and psychological adjustment in late adolescence in China. Data on behavioral inhibition were collected from a sample of 2-year-olds (initial N = 247). Follow-up data were collected at 7 years for peer relationships and 19 years for adjustment across…
Descriptors: Inhibition, Child Behavior, Young Children, Late Adolescents
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Cerniglia, Luca; Cimino, Silvia; Ammaniti, Massimo – Journal of Early Childhood Research, 2021
The use of digital devices among very young children is quickly spreading, although the effects of screen time on emotional and cognitive functioning are still debated. In a sample of N = 422 children and their mothers, this 4-year longitudinal study aimed to evaluate the hypothesis that the use of digital devices as smartphones and tablets at 4…
Descriptors: Young Children, Academic Achievement, Emotional Response, Self Control
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Julien, Catherine; Bouchard, Caroline; Leblond, Jean; Sylvestre, Audette – First Language, 2021
Language difficulties are frequently characterized by a significantly lower mean length of utterances (MLU) among children experiencing neglect. More opportunities to experience positive interactions, such as in early childhood education (ECE) settings, could help increase these children's MLU. This study aims to examine the relationship between…
Descriptors: Language Impairments, Child Neglect, Preschool Children, Speech Communication
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Pizer, Ginger – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2021
Families with deaf parents and hearing children often demonstrate bimodal bilingualism, using both a signed and a spoken language. This study uses an audience design framework to analyze the home language use of two bimodal bilingual families in the United States. The school-age children in these families appeared to design their utterances for…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Speech Communication
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Tabet, Saundra M.; Perleoni, Mary K.; Dillman Taylor, Dalena; Kelchner, Viki P.; Lambie, Glenn W. – Assessment for Effective Intervention, 2021
The Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL) is one of the most frequently used assessments of social, emotional, and behavioral functioning; however, previous research has noted inconsistency in the factor structure and items included on the Child Behavior Checklist for Ages 6 to 18 Years (CBCL/6-18) when tested with diverse samples of client populations.…
Descriptors: Factor Structure, Child Behavior, Check Lists, Elementary School Students
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Silveira-Zaldivar, Tracey; Özerk, Gül; Özerk, Kamil – International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education, 2021
Social development is one of the most critical developmental areas for human beings. Deficits in social skills may negatively impact several essential domains including academic achievement, interpersonal relationships, behavior, mental health, and adult life outcome. Individuals with autism present with core deficits in social skills. Without…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Competence, Skill Development, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Shi, Qinxin; Ettekal, Idean – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2021
This investigation examined patterns of codeveloping internalizing and externalizing problems from early childhood through adolescence (i.e., Grades 1 to 12). Subgroups of children with heterogeneous developmental trajectories (i.e., pure and co-occurring internalizing and externalizing problems) were identified and their long-term associations…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Child Behavior, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students
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