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Ata, Seda; Yagan Güder, Sevcan – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
It is believed that parental behaviours play a critical role in the development of self-concept. Recent research studies have shown that parents' romantic attachments affect both their parental behaviours and their children's behaviours. The purpose of this research is to examine predictive levels of parents' level of dimensions of attachment…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Attachment Behavior, Parent Role, Child Development
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Kayili, Gökhan; Kuscu, Özden – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
This research investigated the effects of Orff-based attention-enhancing music education programme on impulsive preschool children's cognitive tempo. The research was conducted using a quasi-experimental pretest-posttest control group design. Thirty preschoolers were included in this research; 15 in the experimental and 15 in the control groups.…
Descriptors: Music Education, Preschool Children, Attention, Teaching Methods
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Metin Aslan, Özge – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
The purpose of this research is to examine cultural difference in Turkish and American preschoolers' play, aggression and victimization behaviours. The research has been performed in a nursery school affiliated to a university in one of the big cities of Turkey and in two nursery schools affiliated to a university in one of the Northern states of…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Play, Cross Cultural Studies, Victims
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Tezel Sahin, Fatma; Sahin, Betül Kübra – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
Grand motherhood is in some sense a universal role but its meaning varies greatly across countries and cultures: for instance, in terms of how grandmothers are involved in their grandchildren's lives. Therefore, this study examines 40 women's experiences of caring for their grandchildren in Turkey. Data were collected through a semi-structured…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grandparents, Females, Child Care
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Tanrikulu, Ibrahim – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
This study examined prevalence, types, bully and victim characteristics, times and places bullying occur, relationship between class size and bullying, and relationship between teachers' level of education and preschool bullying. Participants were a convenience sample of 246 Turkish preschool teachers working with children between 36 and 72…
Descriptors: Incidence, Bullying, Victims, Class Size
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Kahraman, Ayse; Gümüs, Merve; Binay Yaz, Seyda; Basbakkal, Zümrüt – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
This study aimed to examine the assessment of nutritional status in early childhood and the experiences of the mothers whose children started traditional and/or baby-led complementary weaning. The study included 485 mothers who used social media, all of whom had a 6-24 month-old child receiving complementary foods. In order to collect data,…
Descriptors: Nutrition, Infants, Mothers, Parent Child Relationship
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Sezici, Emel; Akkaya, Deniz Döne – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
The study was conducted to examine the effect the 60-72 months of preschool children's motor skills have on their self-care skills. This is an analytical and sectional type of research. This study was conducted with aged 60-72 months of 126 preschool children between 15 March and 30 May 2019. The data were collected using the Self-Care Skills…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Psychomotor Skills, Daily Living Skills, Measures (Individuals)
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Ucus, Sukran; Acar, Ibrahim H. – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Creative school environments use creative approaches in their curriculum, content, and teaching and learning. Considering that creativity is fostered by all elements of educational processes such as teachers, classrooms, and school environments, the purpose of the current study was to explore perceptions of Turkish student teachers in an early…
Descriptors: Creativity, Play, Freedom of Speech, Freehand Drawing
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Ahmetoglu, Emine – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
The purpose of the current study was to examine the associations between child characteristics (i.e. gender, age, enjoying outdoor) and familial characteristics (i.e. parent education and income), and Turkish children's biophilia (innate tendency to connect with nature). In addition, the current study also attempted to examine the association…
Descriptors: Correlation, Age Differences, Gender Differences, Parent Background
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Kotaman, Hüseyin; Balci, Asli – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
The purpose of this study was to compare the impact of two storybooks -- one with realistic and one with non-realistic characters -- on children's comprehension performance. Children's performances in character and event recall, reasoning and problem-solving were compared. The participants were 100 young children enrolled in 1 of 13 classes at 4…
Descriptors: Story Reading, Books, Childrens Literature, Preschool Children
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Temiz, Zeynep – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
This study aims to investigate narrative competence of bilingual children from low socio-economic status (SES) before and after they were involved in fourteen weeks of Turkish storytelling activities. Fifteen bilingual children from low-SES backgrounds participated in this research. Bilingual children first produced narratives using Mercer Mayer's…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Low Income, Bilingualism, Story Grammar
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Dereli Iman, Esra; Danisman, Sahin; Akin Demircan, Zeynep; Yaya, Dilara – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
This research aims to investigate the effect of Montessori method on social competence and behaviors of 3.5-5 years-old-children on their emotion regulation skills. Sequential Explanatory Design, one of the mixed method designs, was used in the study. The study group of the research consisted of 55 children attending two independent preschools in…
Descriptors: Montessori Method, Montessori Schools, Preschool Children, Preschool Education
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Acar, Ibrahim H.; Pérez-González, Sam; Kutaka, Traci Shizu; Yildiz, Süleyman – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
The current study is an examination of contributions of difficult temperament and qualities of parent-child relationship to Turkish children's peer relations, with a specific focus on the moderating role of parent-child relationships (closeness and conflict) on difficult temperament when predicting children's peer relations. Participants were 94…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Personality, Personality Problems, Child Behavior
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Gündogan, Aysun – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Imagination is the ability of envisaging something that does not exist at the time being. Since 5-6-year-old children get through the pre-operational stage of Piaget's [2004. "Çocukta Zihinsel Gelisim" [Intellectual Development of Child] (2nd ed., H. Portakal, Trans.). Istanbul: Cem], they believe in empirical facts. Hence, Kujawski's…
Descriptors: Creativity Tests, Imagination, Preschool Children, Creativity
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Kayili, Gökhan; Erbay, Filiz – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
The purpose of the present study was to investigate whether the communication and emotional skills of preschoolers differ on the basis of their reflection and impulsivity. The sample of the study comprised 227 (5-6 years old) students attending nursery classes and nursery schools in central districts of Konya. Kansas Reflection-Impulsivity Scale…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Emotional Development, Preschool Children, Cognitive Processes
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