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Koch, Katherine A. – International Journal of Special Education, 2016
The purpose of this study was to explore the experiences of teachers who have the dual role of parent and teacher of children with disabilities. Data were collected in a qualitative methodology through semi-structured interviews with participants about their experiences. Questions focused on how teachers 1) experienced their roles, 2) addressed…
Descriptors: Special Education Teachers, Influences, Parenting Skills, Disabilities
Beyazkurk, Derya; Kesner, John E. – International Education Journal, 2005
Recent educational research utilising Bowlby's attachment theory has focused on children's interpersonal relationships with their teachers. Research in this area has indicated that the security of the teacher-child relationship influences children's development in many of the same ways as secure parent-child attachments. The purpose of this study…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Teacher Student Relationship, Attachment Behavior, Theories
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Brian, Ali; Goodway, Jacqueline D.; Logan, Jessica A.; Sutherland, Sue – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2017
Purpose: Children from disadvantaged settings are at risk for delays in their object-control (OC) skills. Fundamental motor skill interventions, such as the Successful Kinesthetic Instruction for Preschoolers (SKIP) Program, are highly successful when led by motor development experts. However, few preschools employ such experts. This study…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Disadvantaged Youth, Psychomotor Skills, Kinesthetic Perception
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Noh, Jee Young; Elenbaas, Laura Marie; Park, Kyung Ja; Chung, Young Sun; Killen, Melanie – Early Education and Development, 2017
Research Findings: To test children's use of testimony of others, 3-9 years (N = 227) made judgments about a potential peer transgression in which the intentions of the protagonist were ambiguous, after hearing two different forms of testimony. The 2 forms of testimony were (a) opposing "opinion-based" testimony from an adult authority…
Descriptors: Children, Value Judgment, Opinions, Peer Relationship
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Shim, Sook Young; Lim, Sun Ah – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
The present study investigated the structural relationships between Korean preschool teachers' work environments, self-efficacy, and children's peer play interactions; it also examined the mediating influence of teacher-child interactions on these relationships. This study performed SEM analysis on 1193 teachers' survey responses from the 2014…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Teacher Student Relationship, Self Efficacy, Play
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Cordoba, Tanya Espinosa; Sanders-Smith, Stephanie C. – Journal of Early Childhood Research, 2018
An increasing amount of attention and public funding has been dedicated in recent years to the field of Early Childhood Education and the expansion of early childhood programs in the United States. Program quality in early childhood is evaluated based on program-level structural features and instructional support (e.g. problem solving, feedback,…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Early Childhood Education, Power Structure, Teaching Methods
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Trynus, Olena – Comparative Professional Pedagogy, 2018
The end of the 19th and early 20th centuries is characterized by justification of reforming pedagogical trends in Western Europe and accumulation of relevant ideas required to create a new type of school, educate independent and initiative individuals and improve teacher training. Based on comparative pedagogical analysis of the mentioned period,…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Western Civilization, Trend Analysis, Creativity
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Alanazi, Dalal; Alghamdi, Rana; Alghamdi, Adil – International Journal of the Whole Child, 2020
Play involves activities promoting children's development in physical, social, emotional, and cognitive domains (Dewar, Servos, Bosacki, & Coplan, 2013). The existing literature describes ways in which teachers' perceptions may influence children's emerging gender roles during physical play. This paper describes teachers' perceptions of…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Sex Role, Play, Gender Differences
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Eutsler, L.; Mitchell, C.; Stamm, B.; Kogut, A. – Educational Technology Research and Development, 2020
The presence of mobile technologies within preschool and elementary classrooms has been increasing, yet review studies which measure the effectiveness of mobile technologies to support children's literacy achievement remains scarce. The purpose of this study is to conduct a systematic review to examine the influence of mobile technologies on…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Literacy Education
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Borg, Farhana; Winberg, Mikael; Vinterek, Monika – Education Inquiry, 2017
Although parents and preschool play important roles in developing children's behavior and attitudes, little is known about their influences on children's learning of environmental, social and economic aspects of sustainability. This study investigated the influences of home- and preschool-related practices and factors on children's declarative and…
Descriptors: Family Environment, Educational Environment, Preschool Education, Learning Processes
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Fairman, Janet C.; Mackenzie, Sarah V. – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2015
This study elaborates the many ways that teachers lead work with colleagues to improve teaching and learning, and their understanding of their work as leadership. Through qualitative case studies of seven Maine schools and a review of the literature, the authors developed a conceptual model, Spheres of Teacher Leadership Action for Learning. They…
Descriptors: Teacher Leadership, Teacher Influence, Case Studies, Qualitative Research
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Hooper, Alison – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
There is considerable variation in state policies related to the certification required for teachers in kindergarten and first grade, and relatively little is known about these policies' effects on student learning. This study considers whether children who have kindergarten and first-grade teachers with certification in early childhood education…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Teacher Certification, Kindergarten, Grade 1
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Grosse, Christiane; Kluczniok, Katharina; Rossbach, Hans-Guenther – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Based on a theoretical model of instructional quality this study investigates the influence of different dimensions of instructional quality in the school entrance phase on students' language development taking into account child and family background factors as well as structural characteristics of the classroom and teacher's educational beliefs.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Grade 2, Educational Quality
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Whitmore, Kathryn F. – Journal for Learning through the Arts, 2017
This article reports findings from an evaluation study of a 10-week interactive drama residency in a large Head Start preschool in a southeastern state. The goal of the study was to learn about what happened when three to five-year old children and their teachers experienced interactive drama, with particular questions about how the young…
Descriptors: Drama, Teaching Methods, Early Intervention, Preschool Education
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Bryce, Crystal I.; Bradley, Robert H.; Abry, Tashia; Swanson, Jodi; Thompson, Marilyn S. – School Psychology, 2019
Parents and teachers--primary socializers across elementary grades--offer potentially differential support mechanisms for children's healthy functioning across developmental periods. Utilizing child, parent, teacher, and observational data from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Department Study of Early Child Care and Youth…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Parent Influence, Teacher Influence, Learner Engagement
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