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Recchia, Susan L.; McDevitt, Seung Eun – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2018
Although child-rearing beliefs and practices vary widely across cultures, a dominant discourse on how to teach and care for young children undergirds most early childhood teacher education programs. In this qualitative multicase study, the authors explored the ways that immigrant preservice teachers negotiated their emerging teacher identities…
Descriptors: Infants, Toddlers, Child Rearing, Parenting Styles
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Shpancer, Noam; Schweitzer, Stefanie N. – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
Data were collected over a 15-year span from three comparable cohorts of students at a Midwestern university about their childcare histories and current attitudes towards non-parental childcare and maternal employment. Across cohorts, a history of non-parental childcare predicted adult attitudes towards non-parental childcare and maternal…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Child Care, Attitude Measures, Adults
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Hsiao, Yun-Ju – Intervention in School and Clinic, 2018
Parents of children with disabilities often experience a higher level of stress than parents of children without disabilities, regardless of categories of disabilities. Understanding parental stressors can lead to appropriate interventions and supports for these parents and their children with disabilities. This article discusses issues of…
Descriptors: Parents, Stress Variables, Disabilities, Children
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Bartlett, Tess S.; Flynn, Catherine A.; Trotter, Christopher J. – Child Care in Practice, 2018
In Victoria, data indicates that in 2013-2014 there were 74,992 adult male arrests, yet little formal attention has been paid to the parenting status of these men, despite knowledge of the impact of parental arrest and incarceration on children being well established. This article addresses a gap in the literature by providing new insights into…
Descriptors: Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions, Fathers, Parent Child Relationship
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Schutte, Claire; Richardson, Wendy; Devlin, Morgan; Hill, Jeanna; Ghossainy, Maliki; Hewitson, Laura – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2018
This study investigated categories of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) symptoms measured by the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule-Second Edition and their association with maternal stress. Social affect and restricted and repetitive behaviors were compared with levels of maternal stress, measured by the Parenting Stress Index, in 102 children…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Hyperactivity, Conceptual Tempo
Davidson, Kristen; Case, Madeleine – Phi Delta Kappan, 2018
Research has shown that traditional ways of promoting family involvement in school are often ineffective, especially among families whose approach does not align with the middle-class child-rearing practices embraced in many U.S. schools. To encourage greater family involvement, a Colorado school district is piloting a program in which educators…
Descriptors: Trust (Psychology), Family School Relationship, Parent Participation, Child Rearing
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Slagt, Meike; Dubas, Judith Semon; van Aken, Marcel A. G.; Ellis, Bruce J.; Dekovic, Maja – Developmental Psychology, 2018
In this longitudinal multiinformant study negative emotionality and sensory processing sensitivity were compared as susceptibility markers among kindergartners. Participating children (N = 264, 52.9% boys) were Dutch kindergartners (M[subscript age] = 4.77, SD = 0.60), followed across three waves, spaced seven months apart. Results show that…
Descriptors: Sensory Experience, Kindergarten, Young Children, Longitudinal Studies
Walker, Susan P.; Chang, Susan M.; Smith, Joanne A.; Baker-Henningham, Helen – ZERO TO THREE, 2018
Nurturing care in early childhood requires responsive interactions and opportunities to learn; however, there are few large-scale programs in low- and middle-income countries that support parents' ability to provide responsive care and activities that help children learn. The Reach Up training program was developed to increase capacity of…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Parent Education, Early Intervention, Family Programs
Barker, Gary; Levtov, Ruti; Heilman, Brian – ZERO TO THREE, 2018
Fathers matter enormously for children and for early childhood development. Yet women around the world still do 3 times as much child care and unpaid domestic work as men do. Research, programs, and advocacy undertaken by Promundo and the MenCare Campaign, including the "State of the World's Fathers" reports, have demonstrated the…
Descriptors: Fathers, Child Rearing, Child Care, Sex Stereotypes
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Georgiou, Stelios N.; Ioannou, Myria; Stavrinides, Panayiotis – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between parenting styles, cultural values and bullying behavior at school. The main objective was to test the mediating role of cultural values in these relationships. The participants were 985 pre-adolescents, aged 10-12 years old (M = 10.95, SD = 0.75) from Cyprus and Greece who completed…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Social Values, Parenting Styles, Student Behavior
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Hancock, Kirsten J.; Mitrou, Francis; Taylor, Catherine L.; Zubrick, Stephen R. – Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, 2018
The risk factors associated with absenteeism are well known. However, children's exposure to combinations of risks and how these relate to absence patterns remains unclear. Understanding variations in risk profiles among persistently non-attending children will inform the development of absence interventions. Using a longitudinal sample of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Attendance, Elementary School Students, Risk
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Seo, Mijung; Choi, Eunsil – School Psychology International, 2018
The aim of this study was to identify the classes of trajectory in mobile phone dependency using growth mixture modeling among Korean early adolescents from elementary school to the middle school transition. The effects of negative parenting on determining the classes were also examined. The participants were 2,378 early adolescents in the Korean…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Child Rearing, Addictive Behavior
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Landon, Jason; Shepherd, Daniel; Goedeke, Sonja – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2018
This study examined the relationships between autism spectrum disorder (ASD) symptoms, care-related activities, and satisfaction with life (SWL) in 184 parents caring for a child with ASD in New Zealand. The relationships between coping styles and SWL were also examined. The parents' SWL scores indicated they were slightly dissatisfied with their…
Descriptors: Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Autism, Predictor Variables, Life Satisfaction
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Girli, Alev – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
When literature is examined, it is seen that generally there are descriptive studies examining the effects of young children with autism in a certain age or age range on their parents' marital and family relationships as well as psychological conditions such as mourning, stress, anxiety, and depression. Longitudinal studies on the social…
Descriptors: Autism, Children, Parents, Semi Structured Interviews
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Tang, Ai-Min; Deng, Xue-Li; Du, Xiu-Xiu; Wang, Ming-Zhong – School Psychology International, 2018
Guided by Beck's cognitive model of depression, this study examined the mediating role of negative self-cognition in the association between harsh parenting and adolescent depression and whether peer acceptance moderated this indirect relationship. Eight hundred and fifty-nine seventh to ninth graders (379 girls and 480 boys, mean age = 13.58…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Parenting Styles, Depression (Psychology), Self Concept
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