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Shao, Kun; Tamashiro, Roy – Research in Higher Education Journal, 2013
In studies conducted in the USA, teacher dispositional factors such as enthusiasm, professional esteem and learning motivation often emerge as the most significant variables affecting student learning and achievement from the primary grades through higher education. Do these factors play as significant a role in student learning and achievement in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cross Cultural Studies, Teacher Characteristics, Cultural Differences
Herman, Juliana; Post, Sasha; O'Halloran, Scott – Center for American Progress, 2013
Early childhood education and school readiness is essential to preparing children to succeed in an increasingly competitive global economy. Compared to other countries, however, the United States lags far behind on preschool, trailing a number of other countries in enrollment, investment, and quality. In February 2013, however, President Barack…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, School Readiness, Comparative Analysis, Preschool Education
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Simonson, Michael, Ed. – Association for Educational Communications and Technology, 2013
For the thirty-sixth year, the Research and Theory Division of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) is sponsoring the publication of these Proceedings. Papers published in this volume were presented at the annual AECT Convention in Anaheim, California. The Proceedings of AECT's Convention are published in two…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Discussion Groups, Content Analysis, Games
Office for Civil Rights, US Department of Education, 2012
This data snapshot highlights several differences in educational opportunities between males and females from prekindergarten through higher education. The information herein, gathered from a variety of education data sources, shows that--despite the enormous progress made in ensuring equal educational opportunities since the passage of Title IX…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Sex Fairness, Educational Opportunities, Gender Issues
Steinberg, Shirley R., Ed.; Cannella, Gaile S., Ed. – Peter Lang New York, 2012
This volume of transformed research utilizes an activist approach to examine the notion that nothing is apolitical. Research projects themselves are critically examined for power orientations, even as they are used to address curricular problems and educational or societal issues. Philosophical perspectives that have facilitated an understanding…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Research Methodology, Research Problems, Language Usage
Organization for Autism Research (NJ1), 2012
As any parent of a child with autism knows, your life changes and you take on new roles after your child receives a diagnosis of autism. Ready or not, you are now expected to be an expert on interventions, support professionals, and special education. Suddenly, your concerns and worries are different from the parents around you. While they may be…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Special Education, Related Services (Special Education), Autism
Hartman, Genevieve L. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The primary aim of this study was to investigate the effects of two video-based interventions, one guided, the other non-guided, on pre-service early childhood education teachers' understanding of students' mathematical thinking. Five web-based lessons on various topics in children's mathematical development were created for this study. Each…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Video Technology, Early Childhood Education, Preservice Teachers
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Li, Yan; Xie, Hongling; Shi, Junqi – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2012
The present study aimed to investigate cultural construction of children's perceptions of popularity determinants using a cross-cultural approach. This study examined 327 Chinese and 312 American fifth-graders' perceptions of what individual characteristics and peer relationships would make a peer popular. Consistent with cultural emphases,…
Descriptors: Individual Characteristics, Cultural Differences, Peer Relationship, Peer Acceptance
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Worch, Eric A.; Li, Lan; Herman, Terry L. – Education Research and Perspectives, 2012
Although research on the integration of information and communication technology (ICT) with science instruction has identified significant benefits to students and teachers, K-12 teachers tend to underutilize ICT in their science instruction. This study used a quasi-experimental design to measure preservice early childhood teachers' attitudes…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Self Efficacy, Children, Control Groups
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McMullen, Mary Benson; Apple, Peggy – Young Children, 2012
Early childhood programs with infants and toddlers are bustling and alive in ways different from programs that have only preschoolers. Infants and toddlers can make group care environments more caring and family focused spaces, nurturing the well-being of all adults and children participating in the program. The number of infants and toddlers who…
Descriptors: Caring, Child Care, Infants, Early Childhood Education
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Smetana, Judith G.; Rote, Wendy M.; Jambon, Marc; Tasopoulos-Chan, Marina; Villalobos, Myriam; Comer, Jessamy – Child Development, 2012
Developmental trajectories and individual differences in 70 American middle-income 2.5- to 4-year olds' moral judgments were examined 3 times across 1 year using latent growth modeling. At Wave 1, children distinguished hypothetical moral from conventional transgressions on all criteria, but only older preschoolers did so when rating deserved…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Young Children, Developmental Stages, Child Development
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Wisneski, Debora – Childhood Education, 2012
Participating in the Save Our School march was an inspiring event, the reverberating impact from which will be long-lasting. The march, which was endorsed by the Executive Board of Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI), was an effort to call awareness to the struggles that public education faces in the United States. The guiding…
Descriptors: Public Education, Global Approach, Educational Principles, Public Opinion
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Freeman, Ramona; Karlsson, Fil dr Malene – Childhood Education, 2012
The outlook for teaching and learning in the homes of family child care (also called "day care" and "child minding" [the latter term is used in the United Kingdom]) is both promising and precarious. The authors believe such programs hold potential for high-quality learning, yet they suffer from lack of recognition and support.…
Descriptors: Child Care, Vignettes, Foreign Countries, Parenting Styles
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Seay, Sue – Childhood Education, 2012
Many municipalities, armed with research showing the immense benefits of early education, are struggling to ensure children have the opportunity to attend quality preschools (Barnett, 2012; Magnuson, Ruhm, & Waldfogel, 2007). Birmingham, the largest city in Alabama, is no exception. In developing a profile of Birmingham's efforts to provide…
Descriptors: Municipalities, Preschool Education, Young Children, School Readiness
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Miller, Suzanne S. – Childhood Education, 2012
In 1966, the author was part of the first group of Peace Corps volunteers in Micronesia. Acquired by the United States in WWII, Micronesia became a U.S. Trust Territory. It since has become an independent country, but through a "Compact of Free Association" (2003), the United States provides some financial support, and Micronesians are…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Foreign Countries, Financial Support, Disadvantaged
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