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Sakellariou, Maria; Rentzou, Konstantina – Early Child Development and Care, 2012
The experiences children have and the attachments they form early in life have a decisive, long-lasting impact on their later development and learning. The present study aims at exploring the continuum of the beliefs reported by Greek pre-service kindergarten teachers and how those beliefs relate to their intensions about the importance of…
Descriptors: Correlation, Kindergarten, Preschool Teachers, Foreign Countries
Driscoll, John – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This paper is an auto-ethnographic dissertation about the impact Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) has on its victims. This dissertation discusses the problems that are presented to a CSA victim, such as: possible impact on the victim's academic success, physical health, development, and psychological disorders- in particular, Post-Traumatic Stress…
Descriptors: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Ethnography, Victims, Physical Health
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Ackerman, Debra J.; Friedman-Krauss, Allison H. – ETS Research Report Series, 2017
The early education field increasingly is recognizing the key role played by young children's executive function (EF) skills, generally defined as the cognitive abilities that consciously support goal-directed behaviors. To provide the field with an overview of research conducted on this topic over the past 15 years, we review research on the…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Executive Function, Research Needs, Research Reports
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Petrina, Neysa; Carter, Mark; Stephenson, Jennifer – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2015
Parental perceptions of the importance of friendship development in comparison to other outcome priorities are examined in this research. Parents of children with high functioning autism between the age of 5-10?years (N?=?74) were asked to rate and rank the importance of the following six outcome priorities: friendship, social skills, physical and…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Friendship, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Sun, He; Ng, Siew Chin; O'Brien, Beth Ann; Fritzsche, Tom – Journal of Child Language, 2020
Child characteristics, family factors, and preschool factors are all found to affect the rate of bilingual children's vocabulary development in heritage language (HL). However, what remains unknown is the relative importance of these three sets of factors in HL vocabulary growth. The current study explored the complex issue with 457 Singaporean…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Vocabulary Development, Native Language, Preschool Children
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Ülavere, Pärje; Veisson, Marika – Journal of Teacher Education for Sustainability, 2015
The objective of the study was to provide an outline of the values that principals, teachers and parents of preschool child care institutions consider important to be taught to children, and which activities, in their estimation, should be used to implement values education in child care institutions. A total of 978 respondents from all 15…
Descriptors: Values Education, Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Parent Attitudes
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Sari, Mehmet Hayri; Hunt, Thomas E. – International Online Journal of Primary Education, 2020
The current study investigated the relationship between children's and parents' self-reported maths affect and children's maths achievement. Participants comprised 186 child-parent dyads in Turkey. Findings showed that maths affect in children and their parents was unrelated. However, maths affect was a significant predictor of children's maths…
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Mathematics Achievement, Correlation, Parents
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Beach, Mary-Elizabeth – Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, 1997
Discusses Title I, as amended by the Improving America's Schools Act, and the cooperation between schools and parents in their child's education. Explores the importance of developing school-parent compacts that are explicit, allowing school staff and parents and/or guardians to demonstrate specific actions. (GR)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Parent Child Relationship
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Acar, Ibrahim H.; Torquati, Julia C.; Garcia, Aileen; Ren, Lixin – Merrill-Palmer Quarterly: Journal of Developmental Psychology, 2018
The current study examined the effects of parent-child and teacher-child relationships on behavior regulation of children at risk. In particular, the amplifying or attenuating effect of one context (i.e., teacher-child relationships) for another context (i.e., parent-child relationship) on children's behavior regulation was examined. Participants…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, At Risk Students, Self Control, Parent Child Relationship
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Prins, Esther; Stickel, Tabitha; Kaiper-Marquez, Anna – Journal of Prison Education and Reentry, 2020
In response to rising parental incarceration, some correctional facilities and outside organizations offer family literacy programs for parents in prison. However, research on these correctional education initiatives is scant. This paper uses qualitative data to analyze how 11 fathers in a rural Pennsylvania prison were involved in their…
Descriptors: Correctional Institutions, Institutionalized Persons, Fathers, Rural Areas
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Woodiwiss, Jo – Pastoral Care in Education, 2018
In May 2012, nine men from Rochdale were convicted and jailed for grooming girls with alcohol, drugs and gifts before forcing them to have sex with multiple men. Following the case in Rochdale similar cases of grooming and sexual abuse/exploitation of young girls came to light in various towns and cities across the UK. In 2017, the BBC aired the…
Descriptors: Females, Sexual Abuse, Rape, Victims of Crime
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Cowan, Rebecca; Cole, Rebekah F.; Craigen, Laurie – Professional Counselor, 2019
The purpose of this qualitative collective case study was to explore the experiences of four key internal stakeholders who are involved with a school-based child sexual abuse prevention program in a southeastern state in the United States. In order to explore the experiences of participants, in-depth, semistructured interviews were conducted.…
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Sexual Abuse, Prevention, School Activities
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Sokal, Laura – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2020
While the importance of secure relationships between children and caregivers has been well established in the literature as an essential feature of healthy child development, the influence of animal-human relationships on healthy development and attachment is also beginning to gain attention. A burgeoning literature supports the developmental and…
Descriptors: Child Care Centers, Animals, Risk, Child Development
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Iluz, Reli; Adi-Japha, Esther; Klein, Pnina S. – Early Education and Development, 2016
Research Findings: Early child care policy and practice are grounded in a growing understanding of the importance of the first years of life. In earlier studies, associations between child-staff ratios and peer skills yielded inconsistent findings. The current study used data from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Study…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Ratio, Skill Development, Peer Relationship, Young Children
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Quinones, Gloria; Pursi, Annukka – European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 2020
This study explores "toddling style" in adult-child interaction. Toddling style was conceptualised by Gunvor Løkken in relation to toddlers' playful and social style in peer groups; however, adults' position was rarely explored. Therefore, this article aims to examine adults' emotional and playful support in creating, maintaining and…
Descriptors: Toddlers, Video Technology, Cross Cultural Studies, Foreign Countries
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