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Huang, Keng-Yen; Cheng, Sabrina; Calzada, Esther; Brotman, Laurie Miller – Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 2012
Anxiety is one of the most prevalent mental health problems in young children but there has been a dearth of studies focusing on Asian American children. This study examines the patterns and the predictors of childhood anxiety and related symptoms in young children in a diverse Asian American (ASA) sample (n = 101). Findings indicate that ASA…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Young Children, Parent Child Relationship, Asian Americans
Murphey, David; Cooper, Mae – Child Trends, 2015
Wisconsin's infants and toddlers (defined as children less than three years old) are more than 200,000 in number. Seventy-one percent are white/non-Hispanic, and the largest minority group is Hispanic, at 12 percent. Black, Asian American, and American Indian infants and toddlers make up smaller percentages. To help states target policies related…
Descriptors: Infants, Toddlers, Racial Distribution, Profiles
Katsiaficas, Caitlin; Park, Maki – Migration Policy Institute, 2018
About one in five Minnesota children under age 8 has a parent who speaks a language other than English at home. These Dual Language Learners (DLLs), who numbered 136,000 in 2011-15, come from a wide array of national, linguistic, and cultural backgrounds--a reflection of Minnesota's sizeable refugee communities from East Africa and Southeast Asia…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Refugees, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Louie, Jennifer Yu; Wang, Shu-wen; Fung, Joey; Lau, Anna – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2015
Previous research suggests that adult perceptions of children's social competence may vary depending on the socialization goals in a given cultural context. There is also ample evidence of cultural differences in values concerning emotional display, with East Asian collectivistic contexts favoring restraint and Western individualistic contexts…
Descriptors: Emotional Response, Asian Americans, Anglo Americans, Preschool Children
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"Math Expressions" is a curriculum for students in prekindergarten through sixth grade that aims to build students' conceptual understanding of mathematics and to develop fluency in mathematical problem solving and computation. The curriculum encourages student learning of mathematics through real-world situations, visual supports such…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Concepts, Mathematics Skills, Problem Solving
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"Math Expressions" is a curriculum for students in prekindergarten through sixth grade that aims to build students' conceptual understanding of mathematics and to develop fluency in mathematical problem solving and computation. The curriculum encourages student learning of mathematics through real-world situations, visual supports such…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Concepts, Mathematics Skills, Problem Solving
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"Math Expressions" is a curriculum for students in prekindergarten through sixth grade that aims to build students' conceptual understanding of mathematics and to develop fluency in mathematical problem solving and computation. The curriculum encourages student learning of mathematics through real-world situations, visual supports such…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Concepts, Mathematics Skills, Problem Solving
Ahmad, Farah Z.; Hamm, Katie – Center for American Progress, 2013
Hispanics are 17 percent of the population and African Americans make up another 13 percent. By 2043, the United States' population will be majority people of color. As the face of the nation changes, the nation's policies will need to change as well. While change is never easy, the place to start is where the change is already…
Descriptors: Minority Group Children, School Readiness, Preschool Education, Hispanic Americans
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Corriveau, Kathleen H.; Harris, Paul L. – Developmental Psychology, 2010
Three- and 4-year-old children were asked to judge which of a set of 3 lines was the longest, both independently and in the face of an inaccurate consensus among adult informants. Children were invariably accurate when making independent judgments but sometimes deferred to the inaccurate consensus. Nevertheless, the deference displayed by both age…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, North Americans, Children, Preschool Children
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Heyman, Gail D.; Luu, Diem H.; Lee, Kang – Journal of Moral Education, 2009
The present set of studies identifies the phenomenon of "parenting by lying", in which parents lie to their children as a means of influencing their emotional states and behaviour. In Study 1, undergraduates (n = 127) reported that their parents had lied to them while maintaining a concurrent emphasis on the importance of honesty. In Study 2 (n =…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Asian Americans, North Americans, Parent Attitudes
McMurray, Jaclyn Roverud – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of this study was to examine the relation between family literacy practices and children's early literacy development. Drawing from a developmental-ecological framework, this study modified existing surveys (e.g., Family Involvement Questionnaire, a.k.a. FIQ, by Fantuzzo, Tighe, & Childs, 2000) to develop the "Family…
Descriptors: Emergent Literacy, Family Literacy, Parent Surveys, Parents
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Pfeiffer, Steven I.; Petscher, Yaacov; Jarosewich, Tania – Roeper Review, 2007
This study reports on an analysis of the standardization sample of a rating scale designed to assist in identification of gifted students. The Gifted Rating Scales-Preschool/Kindergarten Form (GRS-P) is based on a multidimensional model of giftedness designed for preschool and kindergarten students. Results provide support for: the internal…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Talent, American Indians, Screening Tests
Perkins, Melissa Dianne – ProQuest LLC, 2010
This study evaluated the influence of general and mathematics-specific classroom instructional quality on the mathematical development of a sample of Head Start preschool children. It also examined whether children's age, pre-test mathematical knowledge, and English language learner status influenced the quality of their curricular…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Disadvantaged Youth, At Risk Students, Preschool Education
Johnson, Judith Ann, Ed.; Higgins, Michael Leo, Ed. – World Council for Curriculum and Instruction, 2009
The essays in this volume have been selected from papers presented at the 13th World Conference of the World Council for Curriculum and Instruction. The first WCCI Conference held in England in 1974, was followed by conferences in Turkey, the Philippines, Canada, Japan, the Netherlands, Egypt, India, Thailand, Spain, Australia, and again, the…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Curriculum Development, Global Education, Government Employees
LoCasale-Crouch, Jennifer; DeCoster, Jamie; Cabell, Sonia; Hamre, Bridget; Downer, Jason; Pianta, Robert – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2012
Over a decade ago, Bredekamp asserted (1996) that the field of early childhood education lacked a research base to document the effectiveness of approaches to producing highly skilled and effective early educators. The National Center for Research in Early Childhood Education's (NCRECE) Course and MyTeachingPartner (MTP) Coaching were developed to…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Faculty Development, Preschool Teachers, Teacher Student Relationship
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