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Nicholson, Julie; Kuhl, Katie; Maniates, Helen; Lin, Betty; Bonetti, Sara – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
With the increasing acknowledgement of the benefits of early childhood education, there is a need to ask critical questions about whether ample leadership exists for guiding ambitious systemic change in the field. This review of leadership in early childhood educational contexts between 1995 and 2015 examines the epistemological assumptions…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Social Justice, Leadership Responsibility, Leadership Qualities
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Deans, Carolyn L. – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
There is strong evidence that children of mothers with insecure attachment styles have poor outcome trajectories. "Maternal sensitivity" may be the behaviour which links mother and child attachment models. This would, therefore, be a natural target for treatment in attachment interventions. A systematic literature review was conducted to…
Descriptors: Mothers, Attachment Behavior, Intervention, Parent Child Relationship
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Palla, Linda – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
This review aims to provide an overview of content in Nordic research between 2006-2014 in the field of special education in preschool. More specifically, this review identifies the similarities and variation in and between content in the research. A total of 31 studies were found to be relevant. A summative thematic content analysis was made. The…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Preschool Children, Special Education, Inclusion
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Corsano, Paola; Guidotti, Laura – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Reminiscing is a conversation between a child and caregiver about past events they have experienced together. In recent years, researchers have been interested in implementing training to improve the quality of parents' reminiscing styles, both in typically developing and 'at-risk' children and disadvantaged families. The review analysed studies…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Parent Child Relationship, At Risk Persons, Disadvantaged
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Öztürk Dönmez, Renginar; Bayik Temel, Ayla – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
The aim of this review is to identify the behavioural soothing interventions (BSIs) used for reducing infant crying and to determine their effect. Studies had to describe an experimental study addressing infant crying and BSIs in the first six months after birth. Searches were performed in Web of Science, Pubmed, Science Direct, EBSCOhost,…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Intervention, Infant Behavior, Infants
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Rademacher, Annika; Koglin, Ute – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
In recent years, preschooler's self-regulation has been extensively researched. This systematic review deals with the overlaps and differences among the many different terminologies and definitions of self-regulation in childhood and the association with preschooler's social-emotional and behavioural development. A systematic literature search in…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Self Management, Social Development, Emotional Development
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Sierra-Cedillo, Antonio; Sánchez, Carmen; Figueroa-Olea, Miriam; Izazola-Ezquerro, Silvia; Rivera-González, Rolando – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
The concept of "participation" was reviewed as a component of children's citizenship in order to promote a programme for Integral Development. A narrative revision of the literature was carried out as well as a group discussion was organized along with the staff of an Integral Care Programme, in order to identify notions of democracy and…
Descriptors: Children, Citizen Participation, Democracy, Child Rearing
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Erickson, Joy Dangora – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
Scholars [e.g., Carlsson-Paige, N., McLaughlin, G., & Almon, J. (2015). Reading instruction in kindergarten: Little to gain and much to lose. Retrieved December 11, 2015, from https://www.sarahlawrence.edu/cdi/media/pdf/ReadinginKindergartenreport.pdf] warn that outcome-oriented, kindergarten, literacy standards may encourage an overreliance…
Descriptors: Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Kindergarten, Reading Instruction, Literacy Education
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Rose, Jenny; Roman, Nicolette; Mwaba, Kelvin; Ismail, Kulthum – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
It is well-documented that poor parenting practices result in negative emotional outcomes in children. Specifically, this review seeks to explore the relationship between parenting practices and internalization symptomology. This study utilized a systematic review and an appraisal tool was developed in order to ensure that included articles…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Behavior Problems, Parent Child Relationship, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
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Marian, Hazel; Jackson, Claire – Early Child Development and Care, 2017
This article draws on current literature leading to the development of a holistic framework to support practitioners in observation and assessment of childrens evolving inquiry skills. Evidence from the 2011 Trends in International Maths and Science Study (TIMSS) in England identifies a decline of year five student achievement in science. A…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Holistic Approach, Observation, Evaluation Methods
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Saracho, Olivia N. – Early Child Development and Care, 2017
Bullying in schools has been identified as a serious and complex worldwide problem associated with young children's victimization. Research studies indicate the frequency and effects of bullying among young children. The effects seem to be across-the-board for both bullies and victims, who are at risk of experiencing emotional, social, and…
Descriptors: Bullying, Role, Social Status, Preschool Children
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van Rooijen, Martin; Newstead, Shelly – Early Child Development and Care, 2017
There is a growing concern that adults who supervise children's play may restrict opportunities for children to engage in risky activities. Risk-benefit assessment is commonly advocated as a way of allowing children to take managed risks within settings. However "risk-benefit" adopts a limited strategy of convincing professionals of the…
Descriptors: Risk, Performance Factors, Play, Developmental Studies Programs
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Schlembach, Sue – Early Child Development and Care, 2017
The number of mothers with young children experiencing homelessness and seeking shelter has increased in the USA over the past decade. Shelters are often characterized as environments offering few opportunities for appropriate play experiences. This article delineates the important role of play for young children experiencing homelessness and…
Descriptors: Homeless People, Young Children, Play, Emergency Shelters
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Saracho, Olivia N. – Early Child Development and Care, 2017
Family literacy refers to parents and their children using literacy together at home. They participate in literacy experiences in a natural way during their daily routines. Studies on family literacy show its impact on the children's literacy development. For more than five decades, family literacy studies have demonstrated the importance of the…
Descriptors: Family Literacy, Young Children, Federal Government, Government Role
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Saracho, Olivia N. – Early Child Development and Care, 2017
Parents engage in joint story book sharing where adults read an appropriate text to children, usually in the home environment. Story book sharing promotes the young children's development of receptive and expressive language abilities as well as their emerging early literacy abilities, which have an effect on the children's success in school-based…
Descriptors: Story Reading, Reading Aloud to Others, Parents, Young Children
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