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Nieminen, Suvi H.; Sajaniemi, Nina – South African Journal of Childhood Education, 2016
This study is a literature review, drawing mainly on the nine significant and good quality studies (i.e. published in peer-reviewed journals) that make up the evidence base for mindful awareness practices in early childhood. Mindful awareness practices in this context means an individual's awareness of her own body and her inner emotions or…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Metacognition, Attention, Self Control
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Cryan, John R. – Childhood Education, 1983
With special emphasis on the implications of research findings, issues related to play and learning in general are examined and related to information about the play of handicapped children. Concluding remarks focus on the issue of whether handicapped children can be helped to optimal development through play. (RH)
Descriptors: Children, Disabilities, Elementary Education, Learning
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Fox, Marian Nitti – Childhood Education, 1981
Reviews studies examining the relationship between IQ and creativity involving 6- to 13-year-old children. Discusses the effectiveness of creativity training programs. (Author/RH)
Descriptors: Children, Creative Development, Creativity, Elementary Education
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Blue, Gladys F. – Childhood Education, 1986
Reviews literature focusing on six aspects of pet-person relationships that are most relevant to the growing child. Areas include love, attachment, and comfort; sensorimotor and nonverbal learning; responsibility, nurturance, and competence; learning about the life cycle; therapeutic benefits; and nurturing humaness, ecological awareness, and…
Descriptors: Child Development, Child Responsibility, Children, Early Childhood Education
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Kim, Young-Ok; Stevens, Joseph H. Jr. – Childhood Education, 1987
Reviews the literature on some of the major ways that parents and teachers influence the development of prosocial tendencies in children; they include child-rearing practices, social cognition, mood, modeling, and training. Also provides suggestions for parents and teachers to help children behave prosocially. (Author/BB)
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Children, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education