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Rispoli, Kristin M.; Koziol, Natalie A.; McGoey, Kara E.; Schreiber, James B. – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
This study evaluated whether parenting and childcare experience across infancy and toddlerhood were associated with children's reading, math, and social-behavioural skills prior to kindergarten entry. Analyses also examined whether race or ethnicity moderated associations. A representative sample of Hispanic, Black, and White children from the…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Infants, Toddlers, Preschool Children
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Baker, Claire E. – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
The present study used a large sample of mostly non-resident fathers (74%) to determine whether father-school involvement (e.g. attending parent-teacher conferences) predicted better academic and social emotional skills after controlling for the influence of mother-school involvement, the quality of children's home learning environment, and…
Descriptors: Fathers, Parent School Relationship, Predictor Variables, Academic Achievement
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Hooper, Alison – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
There is considerable variation in state policies related to the certification required for teachers in kindergarten and first grade, and relatively little is known about these policies' effects on student learning. This study considers whether children who have kindergarten and first-grade teachers with certification in early childhood education…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Teacher Certification, Kindergarten, Grade 1
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Palacios, Natalia; Kibler, Amanda K.; Simpson Baird, Ashley – Early Child Development and Care, 2017
We utilize a within-group framework to understand the association between childcare type and the language-use and vocabulary of second-generation Latino immigrant children. The sample was drawn from a study of a suburban/rural immigrant community to study the role of home experiences on the early language and literacy of young Latino preschoolers…
Descriptors: Child Care, Language Usage, Second Language Learning, Immigrants
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Youn, Minjong – Early Child Development and Care, 2016
This study employed the concept of teachers' sense of responsibility for students' learning to examine the extent to which the gap in math learning growth is reduced and whether such attitudes can improve children's learning outcomes to a degree that is above and beyond their expected achievement relative to their initial academic skills. Analysis…
Descriptors: Teacher Influence, Teacher Attitudes, Outcomes of Education, Teacher Student Relationship
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Gajos, Jamie M.; Beaver, Kevin M. – Early Child Development and Care, 2016
A substantial body of research has reported significant associations between children's levels of self-control and a variety of academic and behavioural outcomes. As a result, studies have begun to investigate the factors involved in the development of self-control. The current study builds on this body of research and examines the extent to which…
Descriptors: Self Control, Kindergarten, Elementary School Students, Child Development
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Olgan, Refika – Early Child Development and Care, 2015
The first rationale of the study was not only to determine the topics taught in Turkish early childhood settings but also to define the frequency and time allocation for teaching science (n?=?382). In the second phase, through semi-structured interview questions, the aim was to gain detailed information about Turkish early childhood teachers'…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Science Instruction, Time Management, Early Childhood Education
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Youn, M. J.; Leon, J.; Lee, K. J. – Early Child Development and Care, 2012
Using data from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, this study employed a latent growth curve model to examine how parental involvement explains the association between maternal employment status and children's math and reading achievement growth from kindergarten through the third grade. To address this issue, three types of parental…
Descriptors: Reading Achievement, Employment Level, Educational Development, Family Work Relationship
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Sulak, Tracey N.; Barnard-Brak, Lucy; Frederick, Karen – Early Child Development and Care, 2012
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a commonly diagnosed neuropsychological disorder among school-aged children. The purpose of the current study was to examine the relationship between father residency status and children's symptoms of ADHD using a large, nationally representative and community-based sample. To achieve this…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Clinical Diagnosis, Fathers, Family Structure
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Barnard-Brak, Lucy; To, Yen M.; Davis, Tonya N.; Thomson, David – Early Child Development and Care, 2011
The purpose of the current study was to investigate the association between fathers' involvement and the presence of later symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children. A community-based, nationally representative sample of children from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-Kindergarten Cohort was utilised. Using a…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Kindergarten, Grade 1, Fathers
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Sotomayor-Peterson, Marcela; Wilhelm, Mari S.; Card, Noel A. – Early Child Development and Care, 2011
The present study explores actor and partner effects on mothers' and fathers' cognitive stimulation within an Actor-Partner Interdependence Model (APIM). This model allows us to evaluate whether mothers' and fathers' practices are impacted not only by their own experiences but also by their partners' experiences. The APIM treats the couple as the…
Descriptors: Stimulation, Mothers, Conflict, Parent Child Relationship