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Richards, Ben; Bacon-Shone, John; Rao, Nirmala – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2018
This study examined socioeconomic gradients in different domains of early child development using data from the validation sample of the East Asia-Pacific Early Child Development Scales. The Scales were administered to 7797 3- to 5- year-olds (3889 girls) from Cambodia, China, Mongolia, Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste, and Vanuatu and children's…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Correlation, Child Development, Socioeconomic Status
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Vandell, Deborah Lowe; Burchinal, Margaret; Pierce, Kim M. – Developmental Psychology, 2016
Relations between early child care and adolescent functioning at the end of high school (EOHS; M age = 18.3 years) were examined in a prospective longitudinal study of 1,214 children. Controlling for extensive measures of family background, early child care was associated with academic standing and behavioral adjustment at the EOHS. More…
Descriptors: Young Children, High School Students, Longitudinal Studies, Family Environment
Banghart, Patti; Cook, Maya; Bamdad, Tiffany; Carlson, Julianna; Lloyd, Chrishana M. – Child Trends, 2019
Partnerships between Early Head Start (EHS)/Head Start and child care programs have existed for many years. In 2014, the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) granted funds to establish Early Head Start-Child Care Partnerships (EHS-CCPs) with the goal of expanding access to high-quality early learning programs to meet the needs of…
Descriptors: Federal Programs, Early Childhood Education, Partnerships in Education, Preschool Children
Schmit, Stephanie – Center for Law and Social Policy, Inc. (CLASP), 2019
This brief outlines the important role state policymakers can play to ensure equity in their states' early education efforts. High-quality child care and early education is critical for child development and family economic security--and it can have a particularly positive impact on the wellbeing of families with low incomes. CLASP's action agenda…
Descriptors: State Policy, Early Childhood Education, Child Care, Educational Quality
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Penney, Sharon C.; Young, Gabrielle D.; Butler, Emily; Maich, Kimberly; Philpott, David – Exceptionality Education International, 2019
This article explores trends and statistics specific to the mental health status of children from both the Canadian and the global contexts to inform a conversation on the environmental conditions and experiences that impact the mental health of young children. The research described here focused on the intersection between mental health and early…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Well Being, Preschool Teachers, Teacher Student Relationship
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Freeman, Laura L.; Brewer, Mackenzie – Journal of Applied Research on Children, 2013
This paper reviews the research of the past two decades that addresses the relationship between family structure and early child health outcomes. Specifically, we focus on family structure's influence on child health during pregnancy, birth, and infancy. We briefly summarize the most pervasive changes to family structure in the US during recent…
Descriptors: Family Structure, Young Children, Pregnancy, Birth
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Joo, Kum-Jeong; Yoo, Isaiah WonHo – Language Acquisition: A Journal of Developmental Linguistics, 2018
Children's development of the functional category of articles can be explained in two ways. One approach assumes that children are equipped with innate knowledge of the category, while the other assumes that children's early articles are limited-scope formulae. Using Eisenbeiss's (2000) criteria for determining the status of DPs, developed for a…
Descriptors: Form Classes (Languages), English, Databases, German
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Pfefferbaum, Betty; Nitiéma, Pascal; Tucker, Phebe; Newman, Elana – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2017
Background: The need to establish an evidence base for early child disaster interventions has been long recognized. Objective: This paper presents a descriptive analysis of the empirical research on early disaster mental health interventions delivered to children within the first 3 months post event. Methods: Characteristics and findings of the…
Descriptors: Young Children, Early Intervention, Mental Health, Program Effectiveness
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Wegemer, Christopher M.; Vandell, Deborah Lowe – Developmental Psychology, 2020
This article examines early childhood antecedents of adults' political orientation. Using longitudinal data from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development, we investigate associations between parenting beliefs and behaviors, child temperament, and attachment security during early…
Descriptors: Political Affiliation, Political Attitudes, Predictor Variables, Parenting Styles
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Shirvanian, Natalia; Michael, Tony – International Education Journal: Comparative Perspectives, 2017
Because numerous studies show that early child-adult attachment significantly affects a child's socio-emotional and cognitive development, we propose that establishing attachment-based child care can contribute to a healthy and happy childhood. This proposition is part of a new theoretical and experimental field and, thus, research is limited.…
Descriptors: Attachment Behavior, Early Childhood Education, Child Care, Child Caregivers
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Gernhardt, Ariane; Lamm, Bettina; Keller, Heidi; Döge, Paula – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2014
This study investigated early child care teachers' culturally shaped socialization goals and preferred behavioral strategies. The participants were 183 female teachers and trainees, 93 from Osnabrück, Germany, representing an urban Western context, which can be characterized by a primary cultural orientation toward psychological autonomy and a…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Socialization, Constructivism (Learning), Questionnaires
Washington State Department of Early Learning, 2018
Substitute Senate Bill (SSB) 5357, passed in 2017, requires the Washington state Department of Early Learning (DEL) to establish a four year pilot project to license "outdoor, nature-based early learning and child care programs," otherwise known as outdoor preschools. This report covers DEL's efforts to date and details the department's…
Descriptors: State Legislation, Educational Legislation, Outdoor Education, Preschool Education
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Kuger, Susanne; Marcus, Jan; Spiess, C. Katharina – Education Economics, 2019
Children's development is fostered by both high quality Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) settings and high quality home learning environments. As we know little about the interrelations between these two environments, we examine whether the child's attendance in a high quality ECEC arrangement relates to the quality of her home learning…
Descriptors: Child Care, Family Environment, Educational Quality, Correlation
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Aubrey, Carol – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2017
This article seeks to examine critically South African early child development (ECD) in order to uncover some of the challenges that lie ahead in creating a more equitable future for its youngest children. An investigation of play and learning within varied ECD contexts, using observation and interview, is presented. The social constructionist…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Foreign Countries, Constructivism (Learning), Childhood Attitudes
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Corr, Catherine; Danner, Natalie – Early Child Development and Care, 2014
Abuse or neglect and disability often go hand in hand. Unfortunately, most professionals who work with maltreated young children are not aware of early childhood and disability-related resources and services available. In order to raise awareness across early childhood and child welfare systems, a five-week advanced training for volunteer child…
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Advocacy, Child Abuse, Child Neglect
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