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Family, Neiloufar; Allen, Shanley E. M. – Journal of Child Language, 2015
The acquisition of systematic patterns and exceptions in different languages can be readily examined using the causative construction. Persian allows four types of causative structures, including one productive multiword structure (i.e. the light verb construction). In this study, we examine the development of all four structures in Persian child…
Descriptors: Child Language, Language Acquisition, Indo European Languages, Form Classes (Languages)
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Family, Neiloufar; Durus, Natalia; Ziegler, Gudrun – Novitas-ROYAL (Research on Youth and Language), 2015
In this study, we present and analyze co-constructions from L2 English data collected at the European School in Luxembourg. Co-constructions are morpho-syntactic structures split across two speakers, in which a second speaker completes a grammatical structure initiated by the first speaker in conversation. The corpus features multilingual 13-14…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Grammar
Szapocznik, José; Hervis, Olga – APA Books, 2020
Brief strategic family therapy (BSFT) is an evidence-based intervention for diagnosing and correcting patterns of family interactions that are linked to distressing experiences and symptoms in children ages 6-18. This clinical guide shows practitioners how to transform family interactions from conflictive to collaborative, from habitual to…
Descriptors: Family Counseling, Counseling Techniques, Evidence Based Practice, Family Life
Lloyd, Chrishana M.; Alvira-Hammond, Marta; Carlson, Julianna; Logan, Deja – Child Trends, 2021
This issue brief is the first in a series examining timely topics that are relevant to Black families and children in the United States. The series identifies key information and opportunities for consideration by policymakers, researchers, practitioners, philanthropists, and others interested in supporting the progress of Black families and…
Descriptors: African American Family, African American Children, Blacks, Racial Bias
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Passmore, Amanda H.; Zarate, Kary – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2021
The unique role of parents and caregivers of students with disabilities has led to the incorporation of parent involvement as one of the six foundational principles of the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Despite this vision of parent involvement within IDEA, families often feel as if they are passive recipients of special…
Descriptors: Family Involvement, Empowerment, Students with Disabilities, Family School Relationship
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Page, Damien – British Educational Research Journal, 2021
This article presents findings from research focusing on family engagement within alternative provision. With the existing literature on alternative provision scant, this article analyses the extensive assemblage of family engagement within settings as practitioners navigate complex family environments often characterised by poverty, crime and…
Descriptors: Family Involvement, Child Development, Nontraditional Education, Special Needs Students
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Goldstein, Tara; Salisbury, Jenny; Baer, Pam; Koecher, Austen; Hicks, Benjamin Lee; Reid, Kate; Owis, Bishop; Ga'al, Edil; Walkland, Ty – Penn GSE Perspectives on Urban Education, 2021
This paper presents a set of testimonies from three LGBTQ families about the advocacy work they took up in their schools. The stories they share are part of an interview study undertaken from 2014-2020. Each family responded to the cisheteronormative cultures of their schools by challenging ideas teachers and principals held about gender,…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, Advocacy, School Culture, Family Role
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Vescio, Jamie – Mathematics Teacher: Learning and Teaching PK-12, 2021
This article examines action research findings within a fourth-grade mathematics classroom. The researcher explores the effects of positive communication to family members on the engagement of learners receiving Tier 2 behavioral support, as well as potential considerations for building young learners' mathematical identities.
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Learner Engagement, Family Relationship, Grade 4
Quintana, Erica, Ed. – Morrison Institute for Public Policy, 2019
In the past few years, people have come to realize that family and child well-being are public health issues. Helping families and children be happy, healthy and resilient helps the larger community. This report will discuss various aspects of family life including the systems that exist to support them, ways families can have more positive…
Descriptors: Family Environment, Child Rearing, Child Development, Community Role
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Neria, Christy M.; Young, Stephanie M.; Colantuono, Delcina M. – Odyssey: New Directions in Deaf Education, 2019
Recently, the authors' district reconfigured the program for deaf and hard of hearing students, combining the Total Communication (TC) and Listening and Spoken Language (LSL) programs for elementary students and relocating students and staff into a single school. This prompted staff to reflect on and discuss the pedagogy unique to each program.…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Total Communication, Listening
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Proctor, Candace – Montessori Life: A Publication of the American Montessori Society, 2021
Creating socially just, anti-biased environments begins, not surprisingly, with the individuals who lead children. The NAEYC publication "Anti-Bias Education for Young Children and Ourselves," by Louise Derman-Sparks and Julie Olsen Edwards, provides a road map that can be used to begin this work. Building an anti-biased practice, one…
Descriptors: Montessori Method, Diversity, Bias, Equal Education
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Family, Gilla – Omega: Journal of Death and Dying, 1993
Reports on abandoned study examining potential benefits of psychotherapy to terminal cancer patients. Preliminary feasibility study found physicians' attitudes toward their dying patients as reformed and progressive. Interest shown by physicians did not translate into tangible research effort in spite of active pursuit by investigator over period…
Descriptors: Cancer, Death, Foreign Countries, Patients
Barr, Rachel; Blanchfield, Olivia; McClure, Elisabeth; Roche, Ellen; Zosh, Jennifer M.; Strouse, Gabrielle A.; Troseth, Georgene L.; Myers, Lauren J. – ZERO TO THREE, 2020
More than a decade of research on how young children learn and connect via video chat takes on new importance as families and educators navigate relationship-building and learning during the pandemic. In this brief review, the authors summarize findings on how babies, toddlers, and their families have used video chat successfully to connect and…
Descriptors: Videoconferencing, Family Relationship, Young Children, Pandemics
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Dakin, Glenn H. – Distance Learning, 2020
Planning a practical learning process is essential for successful distance learning. Online learners may be motivated by convenience to participate. Reading, writing, listening, and time management are learning skills. Guiding a distance learner to implement a learning family plan promotes awareness of learning skills, brain-based learning,…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Student Motivation, Family Involvement, Locus of Control
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Kabuto, Bobbie – Literacy, 2018
This article explores the concept of narratives of biliteracy or how two bilingual mothers defined biliteracy for their families through the construction of narratives. This study is approached through a theoretical discussion of narratives to investigate how the two families constructed certain versions of their realities as they observed,…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Literacy, Mothers, Parent Child Relationship
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