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Devkota, Govinda Prasad; Bastien, Sheri Lee; Jenssen, Petter D.; Pandey, Manoj K.; Devkota, Bhimsen; Maharjan, Shyam Krishna – International Education Studies, 2020
Although human urine contains nutrients for plant growth, very few community schools in Nepal use a urine diversion dry toilet (UDDT) and apply the human urine as fertilizer in their school garden. Using human urine in agriculture reduces the use of chemical fertilizers, thus saving the expenditure associated with it. Application of human urine…
Descriptors: Sanitation, Teacher Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Agriculture
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Murphy, Tia Panfile; Laible, Deborah J. – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2013
The current study examined the direction of the association between children's attachment security and empathic responding. At 42 and 48 months of age, 69 children's empathic concern was observed, and mothers reported the children's attachment. Results indicated that attachment at 42 months predicted empathic concern at 48 months even after…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Empathy, Prediction, Attachment Behavior
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McCoy, Kathleen; Cummings, E. Mark; Davies, Patrick T. – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2009
Background: This study addresses the gaps in understanding the relationship between constructive and destructive marital conflict and children's prosocial behavior from a process-oriented perspective. Method: Data were drawn from a three-wave study of 235 families with children ages 5-7 at wave 1. Relations between constructive and destructive…
Descriptors: Psychological Needs, Prosocial Behavior, Structural Equation Models, Conflict
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Zydney, Janet Mannheimer; Hooper, Simon – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2015
Educators can use video to gain invaluable information about their students. A concern is that collecting videos online can create an increased security risk for children. The purpose of this article is to provide ethical and legal guidelines for designing video-based apps for mobile devices and the web. By reviewing the literature, law, and code…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Computer Software, Computer System Design, Design Requirements
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Teasdale, G. R.; Teasdale, J. I. – International Education Journal: Comparative Perspectives, 2018
Families living on small islands face limited options for the school education of their children. This exploratory study on Kangaroo Island, South Australia, considers some of the issues they face and the choices they make. It is based on informal, semi-structured interviews with parents, grandparents and children. Results show that all informants…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Decision Making, Parent Attitudes, Grandparents
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Winter, Marcia A.; Davies, Patrick T.; Cummings, E. Mark – Merrill-Palmer Quarterly: Journal of Developmental Psychology, 2010
This multimethod study examined the association between family instability and children's internal representations of security in the family system within the context of maternal communications about disruptive family events. Participants included 224 kindergarten children (100 boys and 124 girls) and their parents. Parents reported on the…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Kindergarten, Communications, Family Problems
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Gartrell, Dan – Young Children, 2012
"Democratic life skills" are social-emotional capacities that children need to be productive citizens and healthy individuals in a modern, diverse society. The construct for these skills comes from many sources. One helpful source is Maslow's concept of two coexisting sets of motivational needs in each individual: one set for security, belonging,…
Descriptors: Psychological Needs, Daily Living Skills, Democratic Values, Social Development
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Rooney, Tonya – Environmental Education Research, 2015
In a move away from the open or low-fenced grounds that have traditionally been a feature of Australian school design, the last decade has seen a growth in the installation of high-security fences around schools. These structures, far from being passive and neutral, act to redefine the possibilities for movement and connectivity in the local…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Security, School Safety, Place Based Education
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Mercer, Jean – Research on Social Work Practice, 2015
The Circle of Security™ interventions are psychosocial treatments intended to increase maternal sensitivity and thus child attachment security in infants and young children. A small number of publications have reported empirical research on outcomes of these treatments. This article reviews the research evidence, plausibility, theoretical…
Descriptors: Intervention, Attachment Behavior, Outcomes of Treatment, Evidence
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Guterman, Oz; Neuman, Ari – Journal of Educational Research, 2017
Much attention has been focused recently on the deepening crisis in the education system. Researchers have attributed these problems to the school environment. One method for examining this claim is to compare specific emotional and behavior problems among children who attend schools and children who do not. This study examined three aspects of…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Emotional Problems, Behavior Problems, Home Schooling
Holtzman, Tessa; Cruse, Lindsey Reichlin; Gault, Barbara – Institute for Women's Policy Research, 2019
College is one of the most reliable routes to economic security for parents and their children. College credentials are linked to increased earnings, higher rates of employment, lower poverty rates, and improved economic and educational outcomes among the children of college graduates. Student parents and their families stand to gain…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Higher Education, College Students, Parents
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Dave, Jayna; Cullen, Karen W. – Journal of Applied Research on Children, 2012
The objective of this cross-sectional study is to compare the dietary behaviors of children from low food secure (LFS) households with children from very low food secure (VLFS) households over an entire day, and during meals specifically consumed at home --breakfast, snack, and dinner. Parents of the recruited children completed a demographic…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Food, Eating Habits, Poverty
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Olsen, Heather; Thompson, Donna; Hudson, Susan – Dimensions of Early Childhood, 2011
Early childhood programs strive to provide good-quality care and education as young children develop their physical, emotional, social, and intellectual skills. In order to provide children with positive, developmentally appropriate learning opportunities, educators ensure the safety and security of children, indoors and outdoors. The outdoor…
Descriptors: Play, Early Childhood Education, Supervision, Young Children
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Viddal, Kristine Rensvik; Berg-Nielsen, Turid Suzanne; Belsky, Jay; Wichstrøm, Lars – Developmental Psychology, 2017
In view of the theory that the attachment relationship provides a foundation for the development of emotion regulation, here, we evaluated (a) whether change in attachment security from 4 to 6 years predicts change in emotion regulation from 6 to 8 years and (b) whether "5-HTTLPR" moderates this relation in a Norwegian community sample…
Descriptors: Attachment Behavior, Genetics, Self Control, Security (Psychology)
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Mcquaid, Nancy; Bigelow, Ann E.; McLaughlin, Jessica; MacLean, Kim – Social Development, 2008
Mothers' mental state language in conversation with their preschool children, and children's preschool attachment security were examined for their effects on children's mental state language and expressions of emotional understanding in their conversation. Children discussed an emotionally salient event with their mothers and then relayed the…
Descriptors: Mothers, Preschool Children, Attachment Behavior, Child Language
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