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Yuan, Yanyue; Wu, Linhui – Acta Educationis Generalis, 2021
Introduction: The ageing world gives rise to changing family structures, as well as the way different generations interact with each other. While research on intergenerational relationships and intergenerational learning have started as early as in the 1960s and 1970s in North America and Europe, little is known about scholarly discussions in this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Research, Learning, Grandparents
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Stephens, Mattyna L. – Journal of Negro Education, 2019
The purpose of this study was to examine how African American grandmothers caring for their grandchildren promoted literacy for themselves and for the children in their care. A descriptive-qualitative approach to collecting and analyzing data was deemed most appropriate for addressing the study questions. In-depth interviews were held with eight…
Descriptors: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, Females, African Americans, Adult Learning
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Ling, Jiying; Zahry, Nagwan R.; Stommel, Manfred; Horodynski, Mildred A.; Smith, Barbara – Journal of Extension, 2018
Healthful dietary intakes are crucial for stemming the current childhood obesity epidemic. We examined the dietary intakes of 392 Michigan children aged 1-12 years. About 70% and 58% of children ate fruits and vegetables, respectively, each day; 26% drank sugar-sweetened beverages; and 31% ate with a television on. Children's vegetable intakes…
Descriptors: Dietetics, Adults, Children, Eating Habits
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Alonso Ruiz, Rosa Ana; Sáenz de Jubera Ocón, Magdalena; Valdemoros San Emeterio, María Ángeles; Ponce de León Elizondo, Ana – Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research, 2022
Leisure activities shared by grandparents and grandchildren provide important benefits. The health and humanitarian crisis caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has made it necessary to use digital tools to alleviate the lack of contact between adults and children. This paper had as its aim to identify the digital leisure shared by…
Descriptors: Internet, Intergenerational Programs, Well Being, COVID-19
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Martínez-Martínez, Antonio L.; Bote, Marcos; Sánchez Vera, Pedro – Early Child Development and Care, 2021
In southern European countries, grandparents frequently serve as caregivers for their grandchildren. However, while extensive research has been carried out in other countries, few studies have been undertaken in Spain on the perceived consequences of this caregiving by grandparents on the family unit. This work emphasizes the importance and…
Descriptors: Grandparents, Parent Child Relationship, Child Caregivers, Metropolitan Areas
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Steele, Miriam; Steele, Howard – New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 2021
This comment on the Special Issue contributions regarding the attachment network addresses the clinical implications of the findings from three perspectives: (1) the need to look beyond maternal influences on child developmental outcomes; (2) to be open to every seemingly peripheral influence on the child as this may have a central impact on the…
Descriptors: Attachment Behavior, Networks, Child Development, Parent Child Relationship
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Stephens, Mattyna L.; Carter-Francique, Akilah R.; McClain, Terrance J. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2020
African American grandmothers have long held the roles of religious leaders and educators among family members and the wider community, though the provision of religious education and informal learning from grandparent caregivers have not been well documented in the literature. Based upon the gaps in the literature, we examined the informal…
Descriptors: African Americans, Grandparents, Religious Education, Caregivers
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Purpura, David J.; Schmitt, Sara A.; Napoli, Amy R.; Dobbs-Oates, Jennifer; King, Yemimah A.; Hornburg, Caroline Byrd; Westerberg, Lauren; Borriello, Giulia A.; Bryant, Lindsey M.; Anaya, Laura Y.; Kung, Melody; Litkowski, Ellen; Lin, Joyce; Rolan, Emily – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2021
The goal of this study was to evaluate immediate and delayed effects of a caregiver-implemented picture book intervention to support children's mathematical language and numeracy skills. Eighty-four 3- to 5-year-olds (M[subscript age] = 4.14) were randomly assigned to intervention (n = 40) or active control (n = 44) conditions. Participants in the…
Descriptors: Picture Books, Intervention, Mathematics Skills, Preschool Children
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Tezel Sahin, Fatma; Sahin, Betül Kübra – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
Grand motherhood is in some sense a universal role but its meaning varies greatly across countries and cultures: for instance, in terms of how grandmothers are involved in their grandchildren's lives. Therefore, this study examines 40 women's experiences of caring for their grandchildren in Turkey. Data were collected through a semi-structured…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grandparents, Females, Child Care
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Fauzi; Roqib, Moh.; Suharto, Abdul Wachid Bambang; Kurniawan, Heru; Novikasari, Ifada; Kurniawan, Fatwa Aji – Pegem Journal of Education and Instruction, 2021
This research aimed to describe and formulate the models of early childhood parenting in families whose mothers were factory workers. In this case study an explorative descriptive qualitative research method was used. The participants of the study, who were selected using random sampling and snowball methods, were composed of 1230 families having…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Child Rearing, Mothers, Employed Parents
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Yang, Xueyan; Artman-Meeker, Kathleen; Roberts, Carly A. – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2018
Grandparents can play critical roles in the lives of children with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. However, current research and understanding around grandparent roles and experiences is limited. The purpose of this qualitative study was to examine the roles and experiences of grandparents supporting children with…
Descriptors: Grandparents, Role, Family Relationship, Intellectual Disability
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Xie, Hui; Caldwell, Linda L.; Loy, Steven; Robledo, Mayra – Health Education & Behavior, 2018
Background: Latino grandparents are often involved in rearing of grandchildren. However, their roles in promoting Latino children's leisure time physical activity (LTPA) have been largely overlooked by researchers. Aim: The purpose of this study is to examine Latino grandparents' involvement in and support for grandchildren's (age 2-12) LTPA as…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Grandparents, Grandparents Raising Grandchildren, Barriers
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Lubinska, Dorota – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2021
Informed by Spolsky's language policy model and the notion of audience design, this study addresses the under-researched context of the multi-generational family originating in the old Polish migration to Sweden. Two families were studied with a focus on (i) intra-familial language choice, and (ii) language policies derived from this choice and…
Descriptors: Language Usage, Family Relationship, Language Planning, Models
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Tervo-Niemelä, Kati – British Journal of Religious Education, 2021
The focus of this article is on religious transmission in families and other religious influences among young adults and their linkage to changes in faith in transition to adulthood. The special interest lies in the question of what happens to those with no religious upbringing at home: are there other factors which may turn out as meaningful and…
Descriptors: Religion, Religious Factors, Child Rearing, Longitudinal Studies
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Bates, James S. – Journal of Extension, 2020
In a qualitative study, I explored the experiences of grandparents during the coronavirus pandemic in the spring and summer of 2020 in the United States. Grandparents affected by the coronavirus pandemic and the subsequent restrictions shared their experiences in audio/video recorded interviews. Responses to one interview question asking about…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Grandparents, Extension Education
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