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Peterson, Carla A.; Zhang, Dong; Flittner, Allison; Shelley, Mack C.; Doudna, Kimberly; Cohen, Rachel Chazan; Aaron, Lindsey; Fan, Liuran – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2022
Background: More than two million U.S. families receive home visiting services each year, yet little is known about the content and process of home visit interventions. Home visit observations are a recommended tool to address this gap in knowledge, but guidance regarding how much observation time is needed to provide a trustworthy picture of home…
Descriptors: Home Visits, Observation, Disadvantaged Youth, Preschool Education
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Friman, Patrick C. – Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 2021
From the beginning of recorded time human beings have assigned blame to persons who misbehave. The first prominent person to make an alternative case was Father Edward J. Flanagan, the founder of Boys Town, who proclaimed there was "no such thing as a bad boy, only bad environment, bad modeling, and bad teaching" (Oursler & Oursler,…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational History, Behavior Theories
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Gao, Qianyi; Hall, Anna; Linder, Sandra; Leonard, Alison; Qian, Meihua – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2022
The demographic landscape in the United States is changing rapidly, and early childhood programs are experiencing an increase in the enrollment of Dual Language Learners (DLLs). The current study employed a mixed-methods case study design to explore the impact of creative drama on Head Start DLLs' social and emotional development. Six DLLs…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Youth, Preschool Education, Social Emotional Learning, Dramatic Play
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Reimer, Paul N. – Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, 2022
Given the recent attention on early childhood mathematics education, it is important to understand how early childhood educators conceptualize the work of mathematics teaching and learning. This article describes a study of preschool educators' conceptions of mathematics teaching and learning in the context of a multi-year professional development…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Youth, Preschool Education, Preschool Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
Lovett-Cunningham, Lawanda Katrina – ProQuest LLC, 2022
A Head Start program in Southeast Georgia, teachers were struggling to provide appropriate services to students with special needs (SWSN) in inclusive settings. The purpose of this study was to explore Head Start teacher descriptions of their roles and the barriers that inhibit implementation of inclusive education for SWSN. McKenzie and…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Youth, Preschool Education, Preschool Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Ackerman, Naomi – Teaching Artist Journal, 2020
When using theatre as an educational tool many artist teachers spend unnecessary time on the artistic product, and forget that the transformational process is where the focus should be.
Descriptors: Theater Arts, Art Education, Change, Disadvantaged Youth
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Playfair, Eddie – FORUM: for promoting 3-19 comprehensive education, 2021
Education can be viewed as having both social and individual purpose, and our experience of it can be shaped by both a selective mindset and a comprehensive idea. The comprehensive idea is an expression of values of equality and solidarity which I argue is as relevant post-sixteen as pre-sixteen. England's college sector is vital but often…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Schools, Postsecondary Education, Equal Education
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Bichay-Awadalla, Krystal; Bulotsky-Shearer, Rebecca J. – Early Education and Development, 2022
Research Findings: The Classroom Assessment Scoring System Toddler (CLASS-T) is one of the most commonly used measures to assess the quality of teacher-child interactions in toddler classrooms. Despite widespread use of the CLASS-T, few studies have examined the factor structure of the CLASS-T for use in Early Head Start (EHS) and subsidized child…
Descriptors: Factor Structure, Classroom Environment, Disadvantaged Youth, Preschool Education
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McWayne, Christine M.; Zan, Betty; Ochoa, Wendy; Greenfield, Daryl; Mistry, Jayanthi – Science Education, 2022
How teachers' changes in their science teaching practices unfold over time remains unclear. We need greater understanding of the processes at work in professional development (PD) and how to sustain those processes that are effective over time. Effective PD processes are seen as those that recognize teacher change is…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Preschool Teachers, STEM Education
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Bernal, Caroline; Lhuisset, Lena; Bru, Noëlle; Fabre, Nicolas; Bois, Julien – Journal of School Health, 2021
Background: In our society, children are particularly vulnerable to physical inactivity and excessive sedentary time (ST). The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a school-based intervention designed to promote physical activity (PA) and reduce ST in 6- to 10-years-old children from a disadvantaged neighborhood. Methods: The…
Descriptors: Intervention, Program Effectiveness, Physical Activity Level, Physical Activities
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Matsuyama, Yusuke; Subramanian, S. V.; Fujiwara, Takeo – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2021
Higher education increases the likelihood of a healthy and successful life. This study investigated the association between relative deprivation and aspiration for college education in adolescents in Japan. The data of the 2016 survey of the Longitudinal Survey of Newborns in the twenty-first Century, a nationwide birth cohort study following…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Youth, Adolescents, Poverty, Academic Aspiration
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Dahlin, Melissa S.; Reich, Stephanie M. – Health Education Journal, 2022
Objective: To gain insight into the extent of body mass index (BMI) change during an academic year for children with overweight or obesity at entry to an early learning programme with nutrition and physical activity components ("Head Start"). We explored whether meeting with families to discuss weight and nutrition and age of entry in…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Youth, Preschool Education, Student Participation, Body Height
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Murray, Jane; Murray, Jemima – Early Child Development and Care, 2021
This article reports findings from a small-scale case study that captured parents' views about their experiences of a targeted government funded programme of early childhood education and care for the 40% 'most disadvantaged' two-year-olds in England. The programme is funded in the context of national government policies oriented to (i) closing…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Toddlers, Experience, Foreign Countries
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Cook, Kyle DeMeo; Coley, Rebekah Levine – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2021
Head Start programs engage in multiple practices to support children and families during the transition to kindergarten. Children moving from Head Start to kindergarten often encounter discontinuities between the program and services they were receiving and the new elementary school environment. This paper uses multiple datasets and methods to…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Youth, Kindergarten, Young Children, Preschool Children
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Morgan, Haydn; Parker, Andrew; Marturano, Naomi – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2021
The utilisation of non-formal educational methods has long been advocated as a means of supporting marginalised young people. For many in this cohort, the adverse social circumstances that confront them can limit their sense of hope and leave them susceptible to educational under-achievement and/or engagement in anti-social behaviour. Research…
Descriptors: Nonformal Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Critical Theory, Athletics
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