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Richardson, Julia – Childhood Education, 2021
In a 2018 study conducted by Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), school mental health experts screened close to 3,000 LAUSD students and determined "almost half (48%) of the students were found to be at-risk for traumatic stress, which manifests in behaviors [such as emotional outbursts, arguments and defiance] that impede…
Descriptors: Grade 1, Elementary School Students, Discipline, Punishment
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Mochida, Seiko; Sanada, Mieko; Shao, Qinfeng; Lee, Jiwon; Takaoka, Junko; Ando, Satoko; Sakakihara, Yoichi – European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 2021
We explored the factors associated with the stress signs among children during the COVID-19 pandemic in Japan. Although children showed increased stress signs, they also showed increased development of good behavioral traits during this period. Parenting styles were significantly correlated with the psychological and physical stresses experienced…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, COVID-19, Pandemics, Stress Variables
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Albaiz, Najla Essa; Ernest, James M. – Childhood Education, 2015
Discipline and behavior modification in schools is a culturally dependent and sensitive subject. Despite research demonstrating that corporal punishment is not effective, it remains a common practice in over 70 countries worldwide. School discipline practices vary widely around the world and even within national borders. While physical punishment…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Moral Development, Moral Values, Child Development
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Cruz, Silvia Helena Vieira – European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 2019
The article presents a review of research that has sought to capture the perspectives of poor children on their experience in Brazilian public childhood education institutions, emphasising two themes: interactions and play. The voices of the children heard in these studies indicate the predominance of the transmissive teaching model, centred on…
Descriptors: Educational Experience, Play, Preschool Children, Childrens Rights
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Li, Xiaowei; Xie, Jing – European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 2017
Using data from a sample of Chinese children (n = 297) aged 3-6 years in Beijing, we examined the characteristics of Chinese parenting styles and the relationship with children's developmental outcomes. A 6-month follow-up study of 110 of the 297 participants further explored the long-term effect of parenting styles on children's development.…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Foreign Countries, Correlation, Child Development
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Hargreaves, Eleanore; Affouneh, Saida – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2017
This article explores the concept of fear related to the authoritarian classroom and how children express its influence on their learning. Its investigations draw on the comments of four classes of primary-age pupils, two from a school near London, England, and two from boys' and girls' schools in the West Bank, Palestine. It is written by one…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Fear, Authoritarianism, Classroom Environment
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Menand, Véronique; Clément, M. -È.; April, J. – Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, 2021
Because of their frequent and regular contact with families, early childhood educators (ECEs) have the opportunity to get to know parents and forge bonds with them. They may also witness parental violence and be asked to provide support as parent ask for advice. In the context of parental violence, ECEs support can be directed toward the parents…
Descriptors: Teacher Role, Teacher Attitudes, Intention, Family Violence
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Kinkead-Clark, Zoyah – Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, 2020
One factor that put Jamaican children at risk is their exposure to everyday crisis which is defined as an existence where citizens are forced to live in harsh environments resulting from social issues including; crime, violence, economic depression, and social injustice. Guided by the findings which note children's perspectives of schools as…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Young Children, Teacher Attitudes, Early Childhood Teachers
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Lippard, Christine N.; Fusaro, Maria; Decker, Kalli B.; Vallotton, Claire D. – Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, 2019
With growing emphasis on the development and use of competencies (knowledge, dispositions, skills) for training and evaluating the early childhood workforce, this study aimed to identify sources of variation in undergraduate students' beliefs and knowledge related to competencies identified by the Collaborative for Understanding Pedagogy for…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Caregiver Training, Infants, Toddlers
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Sowa, Patience A.; De La Vega, Esperanza – Childhood Education, 2008
Education has been one of the highest priorities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) since it became a country in 1971 under the leadership of the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan. In 1962, when oil production started in Abu Dhabi, the country had just 20 schools for less than 4,000 students, most of them boys. The discovery of oil became the…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Foreign Workers, Arabs, Graduates
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Paintal, Sureshrani – Childhood Education, 2007
Childhood is a unique and critical stage of life. All children share the same basic needs for safety, health, nurturance, and dignity. The Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI) is committed to supporting children's development; respecting individual differences; helping children learn to live and work cooperatively; and…
Descriptors: Children, Civil Rights, Global Approach, Child Safety
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Gwaltney, Thomas M. – Childhood Education, 2002
The second article in a series of three written about teaching strategies in primary schools in England and America, this article reviews strategies used in American one-room rural schoolhouses from the late 1800s to the 1940s. Examines historical perspective, curriculum, school life, punishment, special events, and games. (SD)
Descriptors: Curriculum, Educational Environment, Educational History, Educational Practices
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McFarland, Laura; Saunders, Rachel; Allen, Sydnye – Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, 2008
Empirical studies of early childhood educators' experiences with learning and implementing positive guidance skills are absent from the extant literature. This study explored this topic with 63 junior and senior level university students who were involved in concurrent instructional lecture and practicum experiences. Participants defined…
Descriptors: Practicums, Definitions, Conflict Resolution, Guidance
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Moberly, Deborah A.; Waddle, Jerry L.; Duff, R. Eleanor – Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, 2005
Much has been written about the problems associated with reliance on extrinsic rewards and punishment in controlling behavior and motivating students. This study explores the use of extrinsic rewards and punishment by prekindergarten-grade 3 teachers in Missouri. The purpose of the study was to (a) determine the most common motivational practices…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Young Children, Student Motivation, Child Behavior