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Edelen, Jennifer – Childhood Education, 2020
This past spring, the education industry experienced a massive paradigm shift as a result of the pandemic. In a matter of weeks, curriculum plans that had been carefully prepared and executed over two-thirds of the school year were upended, and educators were asked to revise, reorganize, and realign to address the needs and capabilities of an…
Descriptors: Art Activities, Teaching Methods, Distance Education, Electronic Learning
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Seevak, Marina – Childhood Education, 2020
Young children suffer when schools make inappropriate academic demands, which create anxious and demoralized young learners who feel disinvested in the learning process. Students' mental and physical health suffer from the stress of academically driven environments, and they lose the opportunity to gain the skills that creative play generates.…
Descriptors: Young Children, Play, Early Childhood Education, Teaching Methods
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Rentzou, Konstantina – Childhood Education, 2019
Early childhood development (ECD) policies and programs are increasingly recognized as having a strong, positive impact at both the individual (e.g., learning, health, behavior) and societal (e.g., inclusion, social cohesion, earnings) levels. Yet, little attention is given to the lived experiences and working conditions of the workforce who…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Early Childhood Teachers, Empowerment
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Tadesse, Selamawit – Childhood Education, 2014
Children coming from refugee families have special psychological, social, and academic needs, and their success greatly depends on the positive support they receive from the host community. Teachers and peers at the school can provide cumulative support to help these children and their families overcome major socio-cultural and educational…
Descriptors: Refugees, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Interpersonal Communication, Parent Participation
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Emfinger, Kay – Childhood Education, 2012
The transition from preschool to elementary school is an important period for all families but can be particularly difficult for children from low-income families (Pianta, Rimm-Kaufman, & Cox, 1999). Transition involves not only the children's "readiness," especially in terms of literacy, but also how families, preschools, and schools interact and…
Descriptors: Literacy, Kindergarten, Preschool Teachers, Early Childhood Education
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Fields-Smith, Cheryl; Neuharth-Pritchett, Stacey – Childhood Education, 2009
Families across the United States must routinely make difficult choices about child care arrangements because of the need to resume a job, continue an education or training program, or care for other family members. Leaving children in the care of others for the first time can be difficult (Sayer, Bianchi, & Robinson, 2004; Van Horn, Ramey,…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Family Role, Parent Role, Employed Women
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Winter, Suzanne M.; Kelley, Michael F. – Childhood Education, 2008
The issue of children's school readiness concerns parents and teachers worldwide. Kindergarten teachers have reported that approximately one-third of U.S. children entering school are ill-prepared to achieve success. Experts also warn that many children are entering school lacking the fundamental skills to achieve academic success. It is…
Descriptors: School Readiness, Educational Research, Early Childhood Education, Models
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Aldridge, Jerry – Childhood Education, 2008
The relationship between special education and general education is constantly changing. In the past 10 years, responsiveness to intervention has become a mandated process in the United States. Many general education teachers are still unaware of this. Also, practices have changed in early intervention and early childhood special education. The…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, General Education, Disabilities, Special Needs Students
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Drame, Elizabeth R.; Xu, Yaoying – Childhood Education, 2008
As a prelude to the reauthorization of the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) in 2004, President Bush charged a Commission on Excellence in Special Education with evaluating the current status of special education on the national, state, and local levels. One of the Commission's recommendations concerned the need to implement and…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Early Intervention, Learning Disabilities, Identification
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Tu, Tsunghui; Lash, Martha – Childhood Education, 2007
"Don't tell me no; I tell you no!" is a classic example of a frustrated mother reprimanding her toddler. Certainly, other parents and even teachers of young children experience and/or understand this sentiment as they pursue the slow process of teaching infants and toddlers self-control and self-regulation. This article illuminates how teachers…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Caregivers, Toddlers, Infants
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Trepanier-Street, Mary – Childhood Education, 2007
Current theory on mentoring describes the process as a mutual learning relationship in which both the mentor and the mentee gain knowledge. Many research studies have supported the benefits of mentoring programs for at-risk elementary school children. One particularly interesting mentoring project with preschool children is Jumpstart, a national…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Preservice Teachers, Mentors, Academic Achievement
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Rodriguez, Diane; Smith-Canter, Lora Lee; Voytecki, Karen S. – Childhood Education, 2007
Currently, students in early childhood special education programs experience social isolation. To ameliorate the inappropriate behaviors that often contribute to this isolation, it is imperative that educators begin to include instruction in appropriate social interaction in the general education early childhood curriculum for children with…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Interpersonal Competence, Interpersonal Relationship, Interaction
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Diken, Ibrahim H. – Childhood Education, 2006
The role of culture in children's development and in early intervention/early childhood special education practices has been ignored in the United States until recent years (Coll & Magnuson, 2000), with the values of the Anglo American culture dominating. Among the cultural characteristics of families, parental perceptions in connection with…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Disabilities, Arabs, Mexican Americans
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Hester, Peggy; Gable, Robert A.; Manning, M. Lee – Childhood Education, 2003
Examines some common behavior problems in middle schools and explores research-based implications for establishing a positive and supportive learning environment. Discusses the emergent role that school personnel play in promoting positive academic and behavioral outcomes for all students. Presents specific proactive strategies for supporting and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adolescent Behavior, Behavior Problems, Classroom Environment
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Warner, Laverne; Lynch, Sharon – Childhood Education, 2003
Discusses chronic behavior problems that occur in early childhood classrooms and the need to intervene at an early age to prevent continued conduct problems. Examines different kinds of challenging behaviors and motivations for them. Suggests intervention methods to prevent antisocial behavior and strategies for teaching children alternative…
Descriptors: Antisocial Behavior, Behavior Modification, Behavior Patterns, Behavior Problems
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