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Xu, Yaoying – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
The purpose of this article is to explore family-oriented partnership models to engage families of young children with disabilities in inclusive programmes. Family engagement is important for the education of children of all ages, but it is especially critical for the success of young children with disabilities in inclusive settings. However, the…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Family School Relationship, Family Involvement, Students with Disabilities
Figlio, David N.; Freese, Jeremy; Karbownik, Krzysztof; Roth, Jeffrey – National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER), 2018
Accurate understanding of environmental moderation of genetic influences is vital to advancing the science of cognitive development as well as for designing interventions. One widely-reported idea is increasing genetic influence on cognition for children raised in higher socioeconomic status families, including recent proposals that the pattern is…
Descriptors: Genetics, Cognitive Development, Child Development, Socioeconomic Influences
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Yazedjian, Ani; Lannin, Daniel G.; Parris, Leandra – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2020
Relationship education (RE) has been linked to several short- and long-term benefits; however, less is known about its effects on adolescents' overarching life-goals. This study utilized a multi-method approach to examine whether RE was linked to increases in the relative importance of intrinsic, as opposed to extrinsic, life-goals. Results…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Relationship, Adolescents, Goal Orientation, Well Being
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Tarling, Cath; Jones, Paul; Murphy, Lyndon – Education & Training, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to consider the influences of family business and exposure to family business ideas upon students and graduates during their transition from higher education (HE) towards career identification of entrepreneurship. It explores influences, values and experiences actively impacting on business start-up following…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Skill Development, Early Experience, Family Financial Resources
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Jacobs, Wura; Barry, Adam E.; Xu, Lei; Valente, Thomas W. – American Journal of Health Education, 2016
Background: Family structure and value system among Hispanic/Latino population are changing. However, very few studies have examined the combination of the influence of family structure, parental and sibling alcohol use, perceived peer norms about drinking, and alcohol use among Hispanic/Latino adolescents. Purpose: This study examined the…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Adolescents, Family Structure, High School Students
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Chen, Stephen H.; Zhou, Qing – Developmental Psychology, 2019
Research in developmental psychology has traditionally focused on parents' roles as agents of emotion socialization in their children's socioemotional development. By contrast, little longitudinal research has examined sociocultural mechanisms shaping parents' own emotional development. Immigrant parents are an ideal population in which to examine…
Descriptors: Chinese Americans, Immigrants, Parents, Social Influences
Eysenck, H. J.; Cookson, D. – Brit J Educ Psychol, 1970
The influence of the family on the personality development of pre-adolescent youth is discussed. (CK)
Descriptors: Analysis of Variance, Children, Family Characteristics, Individual Characteristics
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Curry, Daphney L.; Reeves, Emily; Mcintyre, Christina J. – Texas Journal of Literacy Education, 2016
Home literacy practices are extremely important in developing early language and literacy skills. Children from lower socioeconomic status (SES) backgrounds may be at risk, not because their family literacy practices are inferior, but because their culturally defined literacy practices may not be consistent with school literacy expectations. To…
Descriptors: Family School Relationship, Family Literacy, Qualitative Research, Socioeconomic Status
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Hughes, Cathy; Thomas, Trang – Australian Journal of Career Development, 2003
A research review identified a range of family process variables associated with enhanced career development for adolescents and young adults. Findings were consistent with the theories of Roe (personality development and career choice) and Super (life-span, life-space) regarding the influence of family processes on career development. (Contains…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Career Choice, Career Development, Family Characteristics
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Gasa, Velisiwe; Pitsoane, Enid; Molepo, Lesiba; Lethole, Patricia – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
This article investigates the effect of families' socioeconomic status on the self-concept development of learners. The data were collected using a questionnaire from 31 learners who participated in the community engagement project. During the execution of this project, in addition to assisting learners using self-esteem development intervention…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, Self Concept, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Public Agencies
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Sun, He; Ng, Siew Chin; O'Brien, Beth Ann; Fritzsche, Tom – Journal of Child Language, 2020
Child characteristics, family factors, and preschool factors are all found to affect the rate of bilingual children's vocabulary development in heritage language (HL). However, what remains unknown is the relative importance of these three sets of factors in HL vocabulary growth. The current study explored the complex issue with 457 Singaporean…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Vocabulary Development, Native Language, Preschool Children
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Hanushek, Eric A. – Education Next, 2016
The Coleman report, "Equality of Educational Opportunity," is the fountainhead for those committed to evidence-based education policy. Remarkably, this 737-page tome, prepared 50 years ago by seven authors under the leadership of James S. Coleman, still gets a steady 600 Google Scholar citations per year. But since its publication, views…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Family Influence, Equal Education, Educational Opportunities
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Park, Sunyoung; Jo, Sung Jun; Park, Chan Kyun – European Journal of Training and Development, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to examine the relationships among hierarchical organizational culture, organizational support for women, sexual harassment and work-to-family enrichment of working women in South Korea. Design/methodology/approach: A total of 196 responses from married female employees who had a child (or children) in…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Organizational Culture, Sexual Harassment, Family Work Relationship
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Durden, Tonia; Mincemoyer, Claudia; Crandall, Leslie; Alviz, Kit; Garcia, Aileen – Early Child Development and Care, 2016
High-quality family childcare (FCC) can positively influence all areas of a child's growth and development. Thus, it is important to invest in efforts to increase quality, including providing professional development to enhance the skills of those caring for children in their homes. This study explores the characteristics of FCC providers who…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Child Care Occupations, Child Caregivers, Online Courses
Administration for Children & Families, 2020
"The Family Partnership Process: Engaging and Goal-Setting with Families" explores how strong partnerships can positively influence the goals families set in the Family Partnership Process. This guide recommends "Seven Steps for Setting and Reaching Goals with Families" and will help program staff: (1) learn about families and…
Descriptors: Goal Orientation, Trust (Psychology), Partnerships in Education, Family Programs
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