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Bhopti, Anoo; Lentin, Primrose; Brown, Ted – Journal of Occupational Therapy, Schools & Early Intervention, 2020
Disability-related services such as Early Childhood Intervention Services (ECIS) become a part of life for families when there is a child with disability. Many parents give up their everyday occupations such as self-care and paid work to be able to provide long-term caregiving. This Australian study explored parent perspectives of their family…
Descriptors: Correlation, Quality of Life, Intervention, Preschool Children
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Jambon, Marc; Madigan, Sheri; Plamondon, André; Jenkins, Jennifer – Developmental Psychology, 2019
Research has documented various family and individual risk factors associated with severe conduct problems, but little is known about the developmental origins of children who engage in both aggressive and prosocial interactions with others. The present study utilized growth-mixture modeling to identify distinct trajectories of physical aggression…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Children, Aggression, Prosocial Behavior
Croft, Stacey – ProQuest LLC, 2017
A key component of effective early childhood programs is collaborative relationships between schools, families, and the community (Fiese, Eckert, & Spagnola, 2005). One of these early childhood programs, Head Start, stands out among the others in its efforts to work with children, families, and communities to promote parental involvement. Some…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Early Childhood Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Parent Attitudes
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Richter, Linda M.; Tomlinson, Mark; Watt, Kathryn; Hunt, Xanthe; Lindland, Eric H. – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2019
Scientific and policy advances are putting early childhood development (ECD) at the center of efforts to improve human development. This study was undertaken to understand what knowledge and attitudinal barriers exist that 25 hinder the full-scale roll-out of services for the youngest children and their families. We used anthropological methods…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Child Development, Young Children, Public Opinion
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Bose, Nitika – Contemporary Education Dialogue, 2020
Children's experiences in families, schools and neighbourhoods influence their childhoods as individuals learn to act in meaningful ways within social institutions. Many recent research works document challenges that economic and culturally disadvantaged students experience at colleges due to incongruence between their backgrounds and the culture…
Descriptors: Early Experience, Family Life, Low Income, Poverty
Harris, Barbara; Petersen, Dana – Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., 2019
This brief presents a promising approach to supporting young children's early math skills development. The approach synthesizes the influence of parents, the home environment, and children's health care providers, and is being implemented by Reach Out and Read. Reach Out and Read is a program in which health care providers give young children new…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Mathematics Skills, Skill Development, Young Children
Shea, Kathryn; Graham, Mimi – ZERO TO THREE, 2018
The opioid epidemic has led to a dramatic increase in the number of infants and toddlers being removed from their homes and placed in foster care. Doing so places these vulnerable young children at high risk for attachment issues, postnatal medical problems, and development delay. Early Childhood Courts have been found to be a very effective…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Infants, Mental Health, Toddlers
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Souto-Manning, Mariana; Falk, Beverly; López, Dina; Barros Cruz, Lívia; Bradt, Nancy; Cardwell, Nancy; McGowan, Nicole; Perez, Aura; Rabadi-Raol, Ayesha; Rollins, Elizabeth – Review of Research in Education, 2019
In this review of research, we offer a meta-analysis of young children's learning and development within and across psychology, education, and linguistics. Engaging with Soja's concept of "Thirdspace," we mapped young children's learning and development transdisciplinarily, seeking to (re)conceptualize early childhood teaching in ways…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Equal Education, Early Childhood Education, Young Children
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McGowan, Kevin; Christenson, Lea Ann; Muccio, Leah – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2021
Three early childhood teacher educators from different institutions engaged in a collaborative self-study to explore the role of empathy in preservice teacher professional development. The two-fold purpose of the study was to: (1) develop and refine their practices to build teacher candidates' empathy in their interactions with children, families,…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Teacher Collaboration, Communities of Practice
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Holmes, Pete; Light, Richard L.; Sparkes, Andrew – Sport, Education and Society, 2021
This article focuses on the influence of early life experiences and socio-cultural context on coach learning in the sport of rugby league. It draws on the findings of a study that investigated the influence of cultural context on the development of elite-level rugby league coaches in England and Australia. The article focuses on the influence of…
Descriptors: Cultural Context, Sociocultural Patterns, Team Sports, Athletic Coaches
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Kang, Jean; Horn, Eva M.; Palmer, Susan – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2017
Transition to kindergarten can be a pivotal experience for children because of its potential long-term impact on school performance. As the importance of relationships among contextual factors surrounding a child has been recognized, many schools have made efforts to establish strong ties with families in order to make kindergarten transition…
Descriptors: Family Involvement, Kindergarten, Student Adjustment, Transitional Programs
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Liang, Xinyun; Cohrssen, Caroline – Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, 2020
With Australia's overwhelming 'Yes' vote on marriage equality in November 2017, the need for early childhood educators to ensure that understandings of 'family' reflected in early childhood education and care settings include lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (LGBTIQ) parents and their children, is further reinforced. Here, a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Environment, Inclusion, LGBTQ People
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Unal, Merve; Kurt, Gokce – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2018
Purpose: Teachers are key determiners of quality education, and regarding young children in particular, the quality of teachers can have a remarkable influence on the quality of education. However, research on the socioeconomic profile of preservice teachers at university remains rare in Turkey, especially eastern Turkey, where living conditions…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Characteristics, Preservice Teachers, Undergraduate Students
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Sorariutta, Anne; Silvén, Maarit – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2018
Background: Only a handful of longitudinal studies have explored the effects of both parents in early parenthood on children's cognitive development, and no study has controlled for simultaneous early childhood education and care (ECEC) experiences. Aims: To examine the similarity of each parent's cognitive guidance and contribution to children's…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Parent Influence, Parents, Cognitive Development
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Kuchirko, Yana; Bennet, Anna; Halim, May Ling; Costanzo, Philip; Ruble, Diane – Developmental Psychology, 2021
Most U.S. children grow up with siblings. Theory and prior work suggest that older siblings are important sources of gender-related information and socialization. However, few studies have investigated the patterns of these associations longitudinally across early childhood. The present study examines the influence of sibling presence and gender…
Descriptors: Siblings, Family Influence, Ethnic Diversity, Young Children
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