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Daily, Sarah; Tout, Kathryn; Douglass, Anne; Miranda, Brenda; Halle, Tamara; Agosti, Jenifer; Partika, Anne; Doyle, Stephanie – Administration for Children & Families, 2018
This literature review examines the evidence base of the Breakthrough Series Collaborative (BSC) to better understand its outputs and outcomes, as well as the contextual factors that may support success. The review's findings will be incorporated into the next phase of the "Culture of Continuous Learning (CCL) Project," which includes a…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Early Intervention, Child Care, Early Childhood Education
OECD Publishing, 2018
While the benefits of early childhood education and care (ECEC) services to better learning are now widely acknowledged, a widespread and accessible provision for these services also helps support gender equality in the workforce. In particular, the availability, intensity, reliability and affordability of ECEC play an important role in engaging…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Early Childhood Education, Womens Studies, Mothers
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Powell, A.; Nielsen, N.; Butler, M.; Buxton, C.; Johnson, O.; Ketterlin-Geller, L.; McCulloch, C. – Community for Advancing Discovery Research in Education (CADRE), 2018
Broadening participation in PreK-12 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) provides ALL students with STEM learning experiences that can prepare them for civic life and the workforce. In this way, broadening participation has the potential to transform society by reducing social and economic inequities, and by bringing new…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Preschool Education, STEM Education, Participation
Early Childhood Data Collaborative, 2018
Many states are building systems and structures to integrate their early care and education data. Combining data from different programs and agencies that serve young children allows policymakers and program decision makers to better answer critical questions about the needs of families in their communities, as well as questions about services and…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Young Children, Early Intervention, Participation
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Grindheim, Liv Torunn – European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 2017
In this article, play is understood as activities of major importance for child-citizens and as activities that constitute various ways of participating. The researcher joined children in three early childhood education institutions in Norway in their activities and categorised their participation in their everyday life. The study depicts that, in…
Descriptors: Play, Citizenship Education, Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education
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Sounoglou, Marina; Michalopoulou, Aikaterini – Journal of Education and Learning, 2017
This study examines the human rights and the notion of citizenship under the prism of pedagogical science. The methodology that was followed was the experimental method. In a sample of 100 children-experimental group and control group held an intervention program with deepening axes of human rights and the concept of citizenship. The analysis of…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Citizenship, Science Instruction, Experimental Groups
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Huh, Youn Jung – Early Child Development and Care, 2017
This study explores young children's digital game play outside of the home as a means of surviving and thriving in modern spaces that limit young children's participation by looking at four digital game-playing three-year-old children. In this ethnographic study, critical theory is used to examine how modern public spaces (e.g., a grocery market,…
Descriptors: Young Children, Computer Games, Video Games, Play
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Klemm, Janina; Neuhaus, Birgit J. – International Journal of Science Education, 2017
Observation is one of the basic methods in science. It is not only an epistemological method itself, but also an important competence for other methods like experimenting or comparing. However, there is little knowledge about the relation with affective factors of this inquiry method. In our study, we would like to find out about the relations of…
Descriptors: Observation, Emotional Response, Well Being, Preschool Children
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Cheung, Sum Kwing; McBride, Catherine – Early Education and Development, 2017
Research Findings: In Study 1, we observed 32 Chinese kindergarteners playing a number board game with their caregivers in dyads. Number board game playing provided important opportunities for kindergarteners and their caregivers to talk about an array of number concepts, but their numeracy-related exchanges rarely went beyond counting. In Study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Young Children, Play, Games
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Koivunen, Julie; Van Alst, Donna; Ocasio, Kerrie; Allegra, Christine – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2017
The purpose of this study was to examine the experiences of mental health clinicians in providing services in the preschool setting. Clinicians provided services for 3 years in urban, northern New Jersey preschools, in order to expand access to mental health services for vulnerable children. At the conclusion of the three-year period, focus groups…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Mental Health, School Health Services, Preschool Education
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Mackinder, Melanie – Education 3-13, 2017
Forest School has become increasingly popular in the UK, although little is known about what actually happens in sessions and how these sessions are planned. Using observations of two sessions and semi-structured interviews with two adult leaders this article sets out to explore how the sessions are planned, alongside a young child (aged 2-4…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Observation, Semi Structured Interviews, Young Children
McAllister, Deborah A., Ed. – Online Submission, 2017
As a part of the teacher licensure program at the graduate level at The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (UTC), the M.Ed. licensure candidate is required to complete an action research project during a 3-semester-hour course that coincides with the 9-semester-hour student teaching experience or with school employment. This course, Education…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Masters Programs, Action Research, Student Projects
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Guo, Karen – Exceptionality Education International, 2017
This comparative study investigated the experiences of starting childcare of three immigrant children in three different learning environments in New Zealand. The notion of learning environment was explored as a way of thinking about how different people, places, and approaches to learning have interacted to create a particular site for the…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Immigrants, Educational Environment, Observation
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Corcoran, Lisa; Steinley, Katrina – National Center for Education Statistics, 2017
This report presents findings from the Early Childhood Program Participation Survey of the National Household Education Surveys Program of 2016 (NHES:2016). The Early Childhood Program Participation Survey collected data on children's participation in relative care, nonrelative care, and center-based care arrangements. It also collected…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, National Surveys, Family (Sociological Unit), Participation
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Semple-McBean, Michelle – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2017
This article reports on findings of Guyanese early childhood caregivers' practice of engaging in extended, cognitively challenging and stimulating interactions. These are the types of interactions cited in classroom effectiveness studies internationally as potentially the most critical determinants for optimising learning during early years. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers, Interaction
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