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Yeary, Julia; Zoll, Sally; Reschke, Kathy – Zero to Three (J), 2012
How does a parent stay connected with an infant or toddler during a prolonged separation? Research has shown how important early connections are for child development. When a parent is not present physically, there are strategies that military parents have been using to keep a parent and child connected, promoting mindfulness. Because infants and…
Descriptors: Parents, Reading Aloud to Others, Social Networks, Olfactory Perception
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Barnes, Julia – International Journal of Multilingualism, 2011
Contexts of limited input such as trilingual families where a language is not spoken in the wider community but only by a reduced number of speakers in the home provide a unique opportunity to examine closely the relationship between a child's input and what she learns to say. Barnes reported on the relationship between maternal input and a…
Descriptors: Language Patterns, Parent Background, Cultural Influences, Multilingualism
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Vallotton, Claire; Fusaro, Maria; Hayden, Julia; Decker, Kalli; Gutowski, Elizabeth – Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2015
Adults' gestures support children's learning in problem-solving tasks, but gestures may be differentially useful to children of different ages, and different features of gestures may make them more or less useful to children. The current study investigated parents' use of gestures to support their young children (1.5-6 years) in a block puzzle…
Descriptors: Nonverbal Communication, Parents, Preschool Children, Young Children
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Morrison, Stephaney S.; Smith, Delores E.; Bryan, Julia A.; Steele, Janeé M. – Journal of School Counseling, 2016
Jamaican immigrant students are highly represented in U.S. public schools, primarily in regions concentrated throughout the east coast. Many of these students and their families have personal and social concerns that have implications for school counselors. In particular, scholars suggest that among this population, harsh methods of child…
Descriptors: Discipline, Parenting Styles, Latin Americans, Immigrants
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Stefan, Catrinel A.; Avram, Julia – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
The aims of the current study were (1) to replicate findings regarding the mediator role of emotion regulation (ER) between attachment and empathy; (2) to extend current knowledge by testing the moderator effect of ER on the relationship between attachment and empathy; and (3) to test an integrative moderated mediation model in which attachment…
Descriptors: Empathy, Attachment Behavior, Self Control, Preschool Children
Hannaway, Jane, Ed.; Rotherham, Andrew J., Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2006
This comprehensive volume will spur and strengthen public debate over the role of teachers unions in education reform for years to come. Collective bargaining shapes the way public schools are organized, financed, staffed, and operated. Understanding collective bargaining in education and its impact on the day-to-day life of schools is critical to…
Descriptors: Collective Bargaining, Unions, Educational Change, Educational History
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Hayes, Julia – Support for Learning, 2004
The challenge for schools, following the Green Paper Every Child Matters (HM Treasury, 2003) and the Special Educational Needs Code of Practice (DfES, 2001), is to enable young people to give their views about matters affecting their lives. Whilst these recommendations are a welcome step to enable the effective inclusion of all young people,…
Descriptors: Learning Problems, Educational Needs, Visual Aids, Special Needs Students
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Kimura, Julia – PASAA: Journal of Language Teaching and Learning in Thailand, 2018
If you are reading this, as a child, you probably went to school to learn. However, as we enter adulthood, we do a great deal of learning informally after we have completed compulsory and formal schooling. Although early theories of learning fell under the quantitative paradigm, new qualitative and social theories of learning have now been…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Learning Theories, Second Language Learning, Social Theories
Duncan, Greg J., Ed.; Murnane, Richard, Ed. – Russell Sage Foundation, 2011
As the incomes of affluent and poor families have diverged over the past three decades, so too has the educational performance of their children. But how exactly do the forces of rising inequality affect the educational attainment and life chances of low-income children? In "Whither Opportunity?" a distinguished team of economists,…
Descriptors: Achievement Gap, Community Characteristics, Neighborhoods, Behavior Problems
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McNaughton, Diane B.; Cowell, Julia Muennich; Fogg, Louis – Journal of School Nursing, 2014
Children of Mexican immigrants are exposed to multiple ecological risks that heighten their likelihood of experiencing depressive symptoms. In previous studies, affirming parent-child communication has been found to be protective against depressive symptoms in Hispanic youth. Interventions focused on enhancing communication between parents and…
Descriptors: Intervention, Mexican Americans, Immigrants, Mothers
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Beamish, Julia O.; Hwang, Eunju; Parrott, Kathleen; Carneal, Margaret – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2017
Universal design is a concept in design that addresses the usability of products and spaces that meet the needs of the most people possible. Principles guide the design process for various spaces and products. The Center for Real Life Design at Virginia Tech renovated two kitchens that incorporated many universal design features. The Universal…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Case Studies, Usability, Interior Space
Pressley, Michael, Ed.; Billman, Alison K., Ed.; Perry, Kristen H., Ed.; Reffitt, Kelly E., Ed.; Reynolds, Julia Moorhead, Ed. – Guilford Publications, 2007
In the era of No Child Left Behind, what literacy research is still needed? How should it be conducted? And what role does research play in determining the kinds of literacy experiences that actually take place in classrooms? This forward-thinking book brings together leading authorities to address these vital and hotly debated questions.…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Writing (Composition), Literacy Education, Research
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Regan, Helen; Howe, Julia – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2017
There has recently been a growth in interest in the use of video technology in the practice of educational psychologists. This research explores the effects of a video self-modelling (VSM) intervention on the behaviours of a child in mainstream education using a single case study design set within a behaviourist paradigm. VSM is a behavioural…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Observational Learning, Modeling (Psychology), Intervention
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Hautmann, Christopher; Eichelberger, Ilka; Hanisch, Charlotte; Plück, Julia; Walter, Daniel; Döpfner, Manfred – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2015
Parental anxiety and depression are associated with antisocial behaviour of children. Several mechanisms may mediate this association. The aim of this study was to test whether parenting is a mediator of the association of parental anxiety and depression with the antisocial social behaviour of preschool children. The analysis was based on…
Descriptors: Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Parenting Styles, Parent Child Relationship, Mothers
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Grigorenko, Elena L.; Hart, Lesley; Hein, Sascha; Kovalenko, Julia; Naumova, Oxana Yu. – New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 2019
In this article we present a summary of the literature on the associations between learning difficulties/disabilities and juvenile delinquency. This literature is almost a hundred years old, but, although reportedly demonstrating the low academic achievement-delinquency connection, contains numerous unanswered questions regarding the frequency,…
Descriptors: Correlation, Learning Problems, Juvenile Justice, Learning Disabilities
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