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Epstein, Joyce L.; Sanders, Mavis G.; Sheldon, Steven B.; Simon, Beth S.; Salinas, Karen Clark; Jansorn, Natalie Rodriguez; Van Voorhis, Frances L.; Martin, Cecelia S.; Thomas, Brenda G.; Greenfeld, Marsha D.; Hutchins, Darcy J.; Williams, Kenyatta J. – Corwin, 2018
When schools, families, and communities collaborate and share responsibility for students' education, more students succeed in school. Based on 30 years of research and fieldwork, the fourth edition of the bestseller "School, Family, and Community Partnerships: Your Handbook for Action," presents tools and guidelines to help develop more…
Descriptors: Guides, Technical Assistance, Check Lists, Partnerships in Education
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Korat, Ofra; Shamir, Adina – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2012
We examine the effect of direct and indirect teaching of vocabulary and word reading on pre-kindergarten and kindergarten children following use of an electronic storybook (e-book). The children in each age group were randomly assigned to an intervention group which read the e-book or to a control group which was afforded the regular school…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Age Differences, Kindergarten, Reading Instruction
Iannone-Campbell, Charlene; Lattimore, Susan Lloyd – Brookes Publishing Company, 2011
As early as preschool, children who struggle with emergent literacy skills can benefit from effective response to intervention. Don't wait until later grades when they've already fallen behind--improve their literacy skills now with this evidence-based Tier 2 RTI curriculum, ready for any pre-K educator to pick up and use right away. Created by…
Descriptors: Small Group Instruction, Reading Readiness, Pilot Projects, Emergent Literacy
Joseph, Gail E.; Sandall, Susan R.; Schwartz, Ilene S. – Brookes Publishing Company, 2010
An essential teaching companion for instructors of pre-K educators, this convenient CD-ROM is a vivid blueprint for effective inclusive education using the popular "Building Blocks" approach. Following the structure of the bestselling textbook, this comprehensive guide helps teacher educators provide effective instruction on the three types of…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Textbooks, Group Activities, Faculty Development
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Korat, Ofra; Blau, Hila – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2010
We investigated the effect of repeated readings of an electronic book (e-book) on pre-kindergarten and kindergarten children from low (n = 127) and middle (n = 120) SES groups. Children were randomly assigned to one of three options: reading an e-book in five sessions, reading an e-book in three sessions, or receiving the regular kindergarten…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Control Groups, Age, Phonological Awareness
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de Vries, Peter – Early Child Development and Care, 2009
The study reported in this paper explores parents' musical practices with children under the age of five in the home environment. A survey was sent to parents in three preschools, asking about parental music background, young children's involvement in music programmes, types of music children were exposed to in the home and frequency of musical…
Descriptors: Focus Groups, Young Children, Family Environment, Music Education
Eristi, Suzan Duygu – Online Submission, 2007
The current study focuses on the effectiveness of interactive instruction CDs which was designed for pre-school students. Sixty-seven second grade students who were taking "Computer Teaching in Pre-School Education" at Anadolu University, Education Faculty, Department of Pre-school Education participated in the current study. The data…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Preservice Teachers, Preschool Education, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Sutton, Jennifer E. – Developmental Science, 2006
Children ages 2, 3 and 4 years participated in a novel hide-and-seek search task presented on a touchscreen monitor. On beacon trials, the target hiding place could be located using a beacon cue, but on landmark trials, searching required the use of a nearby landmark cue. In Experiment 1, 2-year-olds performed less accurately than older children…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Cues, Young Children, Preschool Children