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Strandbu, Åse; Bakken, Anders; Stefansen, Kari – Sport, Education and Society, 2020
Growing up in a family with an affinity for sports increases the likelihood of participating in club-organised sports. Few studies to date have addressed whether the importance of family sport culture is stable or changes during the teenage years. This article examines the association between family sport culture and participation in…
Descriptors: Athletics, Family Environment, Youth Programs, Participation
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Berkvens, Jan B. Y. – International Education Studies, 2017
Following Education for All, initiatives like child-friendly schools initiative, are rolled out in many countries, including Cambodia. The child-friendly schools initiative is addressing general and local needs of children in schools, like a safe environment, well-trained teachers and the provision of teaching and materials. But there is also a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Differences, Mixed Methods Research, Intervention
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LaMarr, Todd; Egbert, Lisalee D. – Odyssey: New Directions in Deaf Education, 2019
This article discusses how and why the lessons learned from research with hearing children can easily be applied to deaf and hard of hearing children. While educators have long advocated early use of American Sign Language (ASL) for deaf and hard of hearing children in order for them to experience the benefit of full language access, parents and…
Descriptors: American Sign Language, Hearing Impairments, Deafness, Second Language Learning
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Hoskins, Kate; Smedley, Sue – Journal of Early Childhood Research, 2019
The current early years emphasis on ensuring young children achieve 'school readiness' has contributed to a context of academic pressure in early years settings in England. The debated term 'school readiness' is vaguely expressed in England's early years curriculum as 'Children reaching a good level of development in the prime areas of literacy…
Descriptors: Learning Processes, Play, School Readiness, Preschool Curriculum
Garvis, Susanne; Phillipson, Sivanes; Clarke, Sharryn; Harrison, Linda; McCormack, Jane; Pendergast, Donna – Oxford University Press, 2018
"Child Development and Learning" integrates concepts of learning and development into one comprehensive text for understanding child development. At its core is the belief that learning and development are intertwined. As children learn, they also develop. As children develop, they also learn. With an understanding of how children…
Descriptors: Child Development, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Developmental Stages
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Wiggan, Greg; Watson, Marcia J. – Urban Review: Issues and Ideas in Public Education, 2016
Current research on African American education is saturated with studies on school failure (Collins 2003; Glasser 1969; Irvine 1990; Kozol 2005; MacLeod 1995; Neckerman 2007; Walker and Sprague 1999), rather than investigations that address the processes that "mediate" failure and create success (Bell 2001; Chenoweth 2007, 2009;…
Descriptors: Ethical Instruction, African American Students, Educational Change, Multicultural Education
Keith, Rebecca S. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The focus of this dissertation was to explore the importance of high quality early education in later secondary education development, quantifying quality in early childhood education programs, and examining how teacher education contributes to quality of early childhood education programs. For phase I, early childhood education positively…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Early Childhood Education, Academic Achievement, Secondary Education
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Legkauskas, Visvaldas; Magelinskaite-Legkauskiene, Šarune – Issues in Educational Research, 2019
The present research investigated the importance of learning-related and interpersonal aspects of social competence as well as parent education in the first grade for school adjustment indicators These included self-reported involvement in bullying, teacher-reported student-teacher relationships, and academic achievement -- a year later. Social…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Interpersonal Competence, Social Development
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Wesseldijk, Laura W.; Mosing, Miriam A.; Ullén, Fredrik – Developmental Psychology, 2019
Both genes and the environment are important for individual differences in expertise, but little is known about gene-environment interactions underlying domain-specific achievement. Here we explored this issue in a large Swedish twin cohort (N = 6,610), using moderator modeling with musical expertise as a model domain. Specifically, we tested…
Descriptors: Genetics, Environmental Influences, Interaction, Expertise
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Hartman, Suzanne; Winsler, Adam; Manfra, Louis – Early Education and Development, 2017
Research Findings: Recent research and teacher reports have highlighted the importance of early behavior skills for children's school readiness and academic success in elementary school. Significant gaps in school readiness and achievement exist between children in poverty and those more affluent. Low-income children are also more likely to…
Descriptors: Child Behavior, School Readiness, Kindergarten, Low Income Groups
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Sandberg, Anette; Heden, Rebecca – Education 3-13, 2011
The purpose of this study is to contribute knowledge on and gain an understanding of elementary school teachers' perspectives on the function of play in children's learning processes. The study is qualitative with a hermeneutical approach and has George Herbert Mead as a theoretical frame of reference. Interviews have been carried out with seven…
Descriptors: Teacher Expectations of Students, Play, Learning Processes, Elementary School Teachers
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Kahuroa, Raella – Early Childhood Folio, 2021
The enactment of everyday democratic practice in early childhood settings supports children to practise being active agents in their own lives. Through learning to take action on matters of importance, practising collaboration and listening, and seeing that their ideas matter and have significance, children are positioned to become engaged…
Descriptors: Democracy, Early Childhood Education, Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Teachers
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Miller, Michele M.; Kehl, LeAnna M. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2019
As the pressure to succeed academically is imposed on children earlier than ever before, it is essential to understand what characteristics are most important to parents and teachers in order to be school ready. While formally readiness is typically measured using chronological age and mastery of cognitive skills, it also involves physical,…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Parent Attitudes, School Readiness, Preschool Children
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Schwarzmueller, Gretchen; Rinaldo, Vincent – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2013
Although many cite the No Child Left Behind Act ([NCLB], 2002) as the first result of public outcry for accountability in American education, evidence of this change can be traced back more than three decades, to the Reagan administration and "A Nation at Risk" (National Commission on Excellence in Education [NCEE], 1983). This…
Descriptors: Play, Teaching Methods, Constructivism (Learning), Educational Change
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Neitzel, Jennifer – Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, 2018
In recent years, increased attention has been given to executive function and its relationship to the overall learning and development of young children. Because of this, it is essential that educators have the skills needed to effectively facilitate the development of executive function throughout early childhood. The focus of the current paper…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Executive Function, Child Development, Preservice Teacher Education
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