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Klibthong, Sunanta; Agbenyega, Joseph S. – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
Despite extensive changes in early childhood inclusive education policy and practice, various barriers continue to inhibit access and participation of children with special needs in inclusive schools. Often mentioned barriers include negative beliefs, lack of understanding of inclusive pedagogy and the effectiveness of professional development to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Knowledge Level, Early Childhood Education
Ansari, Arya; Pianta, Robert C.; Whittaker, Jessica V.; Vitiello, Virginia E.; Ruzek, Erik A. – American Educational Research Journal, 2019
This investigation considered the short-term benefits of early childhood education participation at age 3 for 1,213 children from low-income families living in a large and linguistically diverse county. Although no benefits emerged for executive functioning, children who participated in formal early childhood programs at the age of 3 entered…
Descriptors: Educational Benefits, Executive Function, Early Childhood Education, Low Income
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Chang, Ching-Wen; Cheng, Shan-Shan; Chang, I-Wen; Liaw, Fong-Ruey; Cheng, Ching-Ching – Hungarian Educational Research Journal, 2021
Taiwan government consolidated the kindergarten and daycare systems in 2012, and launched a new national curriculum framework, Early Childhood Education & Care Curriculum Framework (ECECCF), as a guidance for quality early childhood education programs. Research has shown that the effects of a new educational program highly depended on the…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Child Care, Preschool Curriculum, Foreign Countries
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Khomais, Sama; Gahwaji, Nahla – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2019
In recent developments, early childhood education in Saudi Arabia have captured political and governmental interests, conceiving the promising returns of investing in early years. This research has adopted an analytical descriptive approach through content analysis of curriculum philosophy (theories and principles) of three models of early…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Curriculum, Educational Change
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Rymanowicz, Kylie; Hetherington, Chelsea; Larm, Brooke – International Journal of Early Childhood Environmental Education, 2020
Farm- and nature-based early childhood education programs have a unique potential to provide young children with skills and experiences that build a strong foundation for future learning and environmental stewardship, but can also to extend positive impacts to families. In this paper, we work to bridge the gap between research and practice by…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Program Effectiveness, Outdoor Education
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Abdullahi; Kadir, Nimota Jibola – Southeast Asia Early Childhood, 2020
This study embarked on managing teaching approach in early childhood care education towards skill development in Nigeria. This study determined the relationship between learner-centered approach, active learning, higher-order thinking and skill development of early childhood care education learners in Northcentral zone, Nigeria. Quantitative…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Early Childhood Education, Child Care, Young Children
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Sutherland, Kevin S.; Conroy, Maureen A.; McLeod, Bryce D.; Granger, Kristen; Nemer, Shannon L.; Kunemund, Rachel L.; Johnson, Adrienne; Miles, Chimere – Grantee Submission, 2019
Students' early school experiences have a significant and long-term effect on key academic and social/behavioral outcomes. Evidence-based programs that both increase the quantity and quality of positive teacher-student interactions and decrease the frequency of negative teacher-student interactions may be critical for changing negative patterns…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Evidence Based Practice, Risk, Student Experience
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Nguyen, Nhung; Everiss, Liz; Rosewarne, Sonja; Vladinova-Aylor, Kalina; Ippel, Johanna; Boyd, Melanie – Journal of Open, Flexible and Distance Learning, 2020
The New Zealand Certificate in Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 4) programme was designed and developed when a Level 4 early childhood education qualification became mandatory for all educators working with children and families in the New Zealand early childhood education home-based sector. This occurred at a time when Open Polytechnic…
Descriptors: Program Design, Program Development, Electronic Learning, Online Courses
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Regional Educational Laboratory Southeast, 2021
The "Effectiveness of Early Literacy Instruction: Summary of 20 Years of Research" study examined information about evidence-based practices that are essential for early childhood educators and policymakers as they support preschool children's language and literacy development. The study used a process modeled after the What Works…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Preschool Children, Language Acquisition, Emergent Literacy
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Gauvreau, Ariane N.; Lohmann, Marla J.; Hovey, Katrina A. – Journal of Special Education Apprenticeship, 2019
In order to ensure high quality outcomes for all children in the early childhood classroom, teachers are expected to utilize both the Developmentally Appropriate Practices (DAP) provided by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC, 2009), as well as the Division of Early Childhood (DEC) Recommended Practices (DEC, 2014).…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Protocol Analysis, Video Technology
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Learning Policy Institute, 2021
Evidence overwhelmingly demonstrates that experiences from birth through age 5 are critical to children's development. Yet despite the long-term benefits of early childhood education (ECE), many children lack access to integrated, inclusive early learning experiences before kindergarten. Where children do have access to early learning, public…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Access to Education, Equal Education, Inclusion
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Konca, Ahmet Sami; Ilhan, Seden Demirtas – Participatory Educational Research, 2021
Early childhood teachers and their preferences are very important in order to apply a balanced curriculum in the early childhood education classroom. On the other hand, the views of parents play an important role in classroom implementations; although their views can sometimes create barriers for teachers, and sometimes teachers can be inspired by…
Descriptors: Learning Activities, Class Activities, Preschool Curriculum, Curriculum Implementation
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Beasy, Kim; Emery, Sherridan; Nailon, Di; Boyd, Diane – International Journal of Early Childhood Environmental Education, 2021
Skills 4 Kids (S4K) Cafes is a program of intergenerational community skill-sharing events that offers a form of professional learning for early childhood educators to connect with SDG 4 Quality Education. The S4K model is an alternative 'side by side' approach to supporting educators to develop their pedagogical practice in the community, while…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Teachers, Faculty Development, Intergenerational Programs, Educational Quality
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Edwards, Erica B.; Terry, Nicole Patton; Bingham, Gary; Singer, Jeremy L. – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2021
Concerns about preschool effectiveness have increasingly led to early childhood education policy changes focused on teacher quality. While these reforms intend to ensure children's educational well-being, they rarely consider the impact policies have on teachers. Additionally, child care work is a feminized profession with distinct social…
Descriptors: African American Teachers, Women Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Early Childhood Teachers
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Meloy, Beth; Schachner, Abby – Learning Policy Institute, 2019
The purpose of the Early Childhood Essentials Framework is to synthesize and communicate the essential skills and competencies children should be acquiring before they enter kindergarten and the related skills and competencies early childhood educators must cultivate in order to provide high-quality early learning experiences that will set all…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Skill Development, Preschool Education, School Readiness
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