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Karimijavan, Gelavizh; Ebadi, Abbas; Yadegari, Fariba; Dastjerdi Kazemi, Mehdi; Darouie, Akbar; Karimi, Salah Eddin – Early Child Development and Care, 2021
The aim of this cross-sectional study was to investigate the discriminant validity of the Persian version of Alberta Language Development Questionnaire (ALDeQ) in Turkish-Persian bilingual children, aged 75 months with 19 months of exposure to Persian, on average. The study sample included the parents of 22 bilingual children with language…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Indo European Languages, Questionnaires, Parent Attitudes
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Asadi, Mozhgan; Zarifian, Talieh; Kazemi, Mehdi Dastjerdi; Ghaedamini Harouni, Gholamreza – Early Child Development and Care, 2021
This mixed two-way experimental, cross-sectional study investigated fast-mapping (FM) of novel nouns and verbs in 63 Persian-speaking toddlers aged 30 months, including 31 late-talking (LT) and 32 typically developing (TD) matched with respect to age and maternal education. Toddlers were classified as LT if they had limited expressive vocabulary…
Descriptors: Toddlers, Indo European Languages, Cognitive Mapping, Nouns
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Linberg, Anja; Burghardt, Lars; Freund, Jan-David; Weinert, Sabine – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
International study results point to potential negative associations of time spent in early childhood education and care (ECEC) centres in the first 3 years of a child's life and socio-emotional outcomes. However, the transferability of international results to the German ECEC system and the impact of characteristics of the home learning…
Descriptors: Program Length, Time Factors (Learning), Emotional Development, Social Development
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Grady, Jessica Stoltzfus – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
Parents' reactions to toddlers' emotions were examined in relation to toddler shyness and gender in a sample of 103 parents (99 mothers, 4 fathers) of 2 year olds. Toddlers were grouped as shy (N = 52; 23 boys) or non-shy (N = 51; 25 boys) using a temperament survey administered by phone, then parents completed questionnaires regarding their…
Descriptors: Toddlers, Parent Child Relationship, Personality Measures, Shyness
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Krippel, Misty Dawn; Burke, Meghan M.; Rios, Kristina – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
Although many young children face risk factors for academic failure, most research about family interventions do not focus on at-risk children. For example, although Parents Interacting with Infants Model (i.e. PIWI) and Baby TALK programmes are widely used family interventions, no empirical research has been conducted about PIWI or Baby TALK…
Descriptors: Family Relationship, Pilot Projects, Intervention, At Risk Persons
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Bajalan, Zahra; Alimoradi, Zainab – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
Identifying children at the risk of developmental delay can improve their long-term prognosis. In this case--control study, mothers and infants aged 6--18 months referred to healthcare centres affiliated with Qazvin University of Medical Sciences were recruited from August to December 2017. The sample size consisted of 197 individuals in…
Descriptors: Identification, At Risk Persons, Case Studies, Infants
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Linberg, Anja; Kluczniok, Katharina; Burghardt, Lars; Freund, Jan-David – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Although observational instruments are considered to be the gold standard for measuring toddler childcare quality, large-scale studies often have to rely on interviews or questionnaires. However, it remains unclear whether such reports can serve as reliable indicators for childcare quality. The present study used the ITERS and FCCERS to examine…
Descriptors: Toddlers, Child Care, Evaluation Methods, Questionnaires
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Blaurock, Sabine; Kluczniok, Katharina – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Based on the concept of educational quality of the home learning environment, stimulating and responsive family time is crucial for children's development. In turn, time use depends on the developmental stages in childhood. International studies indicate that family patterns of time use are associated with a family's resources (i.e. level of…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Family Environment, Educational Quality, Socioeconomic Status
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Suhonen, Eira; Sajaniemi, Nina K.; Alijoki, Alisa; Nislin, Mari A. – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
We aimed to investigate stress response regulation, temperament, cognitive and language abilities and family SES in children who entered kindergarten before two years of age. Whilst childrens stress regulatory systems are vulnerable to environmental influences little is known about how temperament and family characteristics impact on stress…
Descriptors: Physiology, Language Aptitude, Cognitive Development, Socioeconomic Status
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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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McInnes, Karen; Elpidoforou, Marina-Eleni – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
The play needs of under threes is an under-researched area. In this study, 100 parents and carers were surveyed regarding their visit to a children's museum with a child under three. Using a play taxonomy and observation schedule devised for the study, 50 toddlers were also observed playing with the museum exhibits. The findings showed that whilst…
Descriptors: Museums, Play, Toddlers, Observation
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Paz-Albo Prieto, Jesús – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
Nurturing experiences in preparation for prospective early childhood educators' work with families during their training are critical for establishing empowering relationships. This article details a qualitative case study of 77 prospective early childhood educators engaged with the Parent, Family and Community Engagement Simulation. An electronic…
Descriptors: Family Involvement, Simulation, Early Childhood Education, Foreign Countries
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Cadoret, Geneviève; Bigras, Nathalie; Lemay, Lise; Lehrer, Joanne; Lemire, Julie – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
The objective of this longitudinal study was to examine the relationship between screen time (ST) and children's motor proficiency. The amount of time 113 children spent watching television, using a computer, and playing video games as reported by parents at ages 4, 5, and 7 was measured and children's motor skills were evaluated at age 7 with the…
Descriptors: Psychomotor Skills, Television Viewing, Computer Use, Video Games
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Séguin, Daniel G.; MacDonald, Beth – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
In the present study, the associations between emotion regulation, temperament, and the quality of social relationships in early childhood were investigated. Thirty-one grade-one students were the focus of the study. Teachers completed the "School Social Behavior Scale" [Merrell, K. W. (1993). Using behaviour-rating scales to assess…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Emotional Adjustment, Personality, Interpersonal Relationship
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Ren, Yonggang; Xu Rattanasone, Nan; Demuth, Katherine; Andronos, Fabia; Wyver, Shirley – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
Previous research mainly with monolingual children shows a positive relationship between English skills and emotion regulation. No study to date has examined if or how learning of grammatical morphemes might be associated with emotion regulation among bilingual preschoolers. This study examined how Mandarin-English bilingual preschoolers performed…
Descriptors: Language Proficiency, Grammar, Morphemes, Emotional Adjustment
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