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Riojas-Cortez, Mari; Montemayor, Allegra; Leveridge, Tinney – Childhood Education, 2019
As early childhood educators employ technology in their classrooms, it is important to have a process to ensure that learning needs are being met.
Descriptors: Media Selection, Computer Oriented Programs, Handheld Devices, Technology Uses in Education
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Al-Hassan, Omayya M.; Bani-Hani, Kamal E. – Childhood Education, 2019
Hashemite University, a pioneering higher education institution in Jordan, has established the first academic nursery for children in Jordan. The nursery has a dual purpose, as it offers quality childhood education and care services and provides practical field training opportunities for students specializing in early childhood education.
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Foreign Countries, Models, Educational Quality
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Gesell, Arnold – Childhood Education, 2017
From the standpoint of mental health and perhaps even from the standpoint of human culture, the complete realization of the educational possibilities of the preschool child is of foundational significance. Normative and comparative studies performed at a psychological clinic at Yale examining norms of development in children from one month to five…
Descriptors: Nursery Schools, Preschool Children, Child Development, Personality
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Bergen, Doris – Childhood Education, 2017
The first issue of "Childhood Education," published in 1924, included an article by the eminent physician, Arnold Gesell. In the article, "The Significance of the Nursery School" he advocated for early childhood education, indicating its importance for both promoting the development of young children and supporting and…
Descriptors: Nursery Schools, Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Young Children
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Evans, Leanne M.; Avila, Antonieta – Childhood Education, 2016
Language is one of the most important drivers of children's socialization and development of a sense of belonging within their school, community, and culture. For bilingual and multicultural children in particular, language plays a critical role in the development of their identity. If emergent language learners do not feel confident in their…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Bilingual Education, Multicultural Education, Scientific Literacy
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Lee, Joohi; Collins, Denise; Melton, Janet – Childhood Education, 2016
How can educators encourage and better prepare students to pursue science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)-based fields? To start, students are more likely to pursue these fields if they enjoy and perceive themselves to be good at them. This means introducing relevant concepts and skills at an early age and embedding them…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Algebra, Mathematics Instruction, Preschool Children
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Aljabreen, Haifa Hassan; Lash, Martha – Childhood Education, 2016
Despite differences in specific teaching styles, nations around the world are united in the belief that early education is essential for preparing children for success throughout their school life and beyond. This tenet is as applicable to the Saudi Arabian early childhood education (ECE) system as it is anywhere else. Yet, little is actually…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Foreign Countries, Teaching Styles, Early Childhood Education
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Brown, Christopher P.; Mowry, Brian – Childhood Education, 2016
Since its birth in the 1960s in Latin America, testimonio has emerged as a genre of literature that gives a "voice to the voiceless" and acts as a medium for marginalized individuals to communicate their experiences. Described as a form of resistance literature, it has been defined as "an authentic narrative, told by a witness who…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Accountability, Educational Change, Educational Strategies
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Polat, Özgül; Yavuz, Ezgi Aksin – Childhood Education, 2016
Early childhood experiences have a great effect on the course of a child's life. Preschool education can offer benefits for children, particularly those who do not have advantages at home, including benefits related to academic skills, social-emotional development, and communication. Thus, preschool experiences are a potential key to improving…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Children, Preschool Education, School Readiness
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McDevitt, Seung Eun – Childhood Education, 2016
In the United States, one in four children under the age of 6 attending preschool has at least one immigrant parent and speaks a language other than English. Despite this increasing population of immigrant children in U.S. preschool settings, their stories have rarely been heard. The author shares three stories of her students and their families…
Descriptors: Migrant Children, Immigrants, Phenomenology, Preschool Children
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Hu, Bi Ying; Kong, Zhaowei; Roberts, Sherron Killingsworth – Childhood Education, 2014
Early childhood education and care (ECEC) scholars and health professionals worldwide share a common concern about the decline in children's physical development and activity due to lack of access to good quality outdoor environments. Early childhood education and care facilities across the world have been affected by trends that are limiting…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Children, Play, Recreational Activities
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Weldemariam, Kassahun Tigistu – Childhood Education, 2014
Play is a natural and significant aspect of children's learning and development. Adults can be important to children's play, as they act as "play agents." Their involvement significantly influences the quality of the play activities in which children engage. The author briefly reviews the theoretical assumptions about adults' role in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Play, Child Development, Preschool Education
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Fatai O., Ismail Abdul; Faqih, Asrul; Bustan, Wafa K. – Childhood Education, 2014
Play is generally identified as a basic tool for effective learning and development in children. This study explores the ways in which amorphous or unstructured play contributes to children's overall development at the pre-primary level, helping to develop cognitive, social, and motor skills. The findings indicate that through unstructured play,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Play, Preschool Children, Preschool Education
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Sylvester, Ruth; Kragler, Sherry – Childhood Education, 2013
Despite significant investments over the past decade in the expansion and improvement of preschool programs, too many children, particularly poor children, enter kindergarten behind their peers. Because it is critical that voluntary pre-kindergarten (VPK) classrooms offer educational programs that both address the needs and developmental levels of…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Concept Formation, Misconceptions, Preschool Education
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Templeton, Tran N. – Childhood Education, 2013
On the first day of November, after an unplanned three days off from school, a group of young children excitedly returned to the classroom and re-acquainted themselves with one another and with the materials in their classroom. Hurricane Sandy had devastated the city, with unprecedented damage to schools and homes. For many of the preschoolers,…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Weather, Natural Disasters
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