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Davis, Fairfax; Burns-Nader, Sherwood – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Medical play is a play that involves medical themes and is used to familiarize children with the medical world. Few studies have examined medical play outside of the hospital or the affect displayed during medical play. This study examined differences in affect in non-hospitalized children participating in medical pretend play as compared to…
Descriptors: Play, Medicine, Affective Behavior, Imagination
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Godin, Julie; Freeman, Andrew; Rigby, Patty – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) experience significant difficulties engaging in meaningful play. Although enabling their playful engagement in social interactions is an important objective, little is known about which interventions effectively promote it. The aim of this was study to conduct a scoping study to map the breadth and…
Descriptors: Intervention, Interpersonal Relationship, Preschool Children, Autism
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Dempsey, Lynn; Skarakis-Doyle, Elizabeth – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
The purpose of this study was to explore pre-readers' comprehension of a story with competing character goals. Fifty-eight children in three age groups (2½-3 years; 3-4 years; and 4-5 years) were read a story in which the protagonist's goal was unstated and conflicted with the goal of the secondary character. Understanding of explicit story…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Prereading Experience, Reading Comprehension, Story Telling
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Goodhall, Natasha; Atkinson, Cathy – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
From a sociology of childhood and children's rights agenda, this review explores how children define 'play' and 'work' in the classroom, and the contextual influences on the development and reinforcement of these perceptions. Twelve studies were identified, analysed and reported using PRISMA guidelines. These studies strived to understand…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes, Childrens Attitudes, Knowledge Level
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Luo, Renfu; Jia, Fang; Yue, Ai; Zhang, Linxiu; Lyu, Qijia; Shi, Yaojiang; Yang, Meredith; Medina, Alexis; Kotb, Sarah; Rozelle, Scott – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
This study aims to investigate the developmental status of rural Chinese children, the extent of interactive parenting they receive, and the relation between the two. A sample of 448 six to eighteen-month-old children and their caregivers were randomly selected from two rural counties in Hebei and Yunnan provinces. According the third edition of…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Child Development, Rural Areas, Foreign Countries
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Luo, Rufan; Tamis-LeMonda, Catherine S. – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Children's book-sharing and oral storytelling experiences were examined in 264 4-year-olds from low-income African-American, Dominican, Mexican, and Chinese families in the United States. Mothers reported on children's book-sharing and oral storytelling experiences with mothers, fathers, and other people (siblings, grandparents, relatives, and…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Minority Groups, African Americans, Hispanic Americans
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Hall Pistorio, Kalynn; Brady, Michael P.; Morris, Cindy – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Many young children receive developmental screenings because they do not perform basic self-regulation skills needed in preschool and home environments. Previous research on Literacy-Based Behavioural Interventions (LBBI) shows promise for promoting acquisition and maintenance of skills and routines; however, research has not yet examined the…
Descriptors: Young Children, Emergent Literacy, Self Management, Screening Tests
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Al-Dababneh, Kholoud Adeeb; Al-Zboon, Eman K.; Ahmad, Jamal – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
The purpose of this study was to compare the availability of a creative environment within regular schools between the academic year 2009/2010 and 2015/2016 by measuring teachers' perceptions concerning creativity, their self-efficacy, teaching creativity, and barriers to creativity. A questionnaire was developed and distributed among 297 teachers…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Self Efficacy, Teaching Experience, Creativity
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Franieck, Maria Leticia Castrechini Fernandes; Page, Timothy – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
The spontaneous narratives of three brothers, ages 5, 8, and 11, in response to a structured story stem task were analysed for representations of positive and negative family interactions. The children had lived their entire lives with no permanent home, and often on the streets, in the care of their mother. The story stem task presented brief…
Descriptors: Siblings, Children, Preadolescents, Interaction
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Akgül, Esra; Yazici, Dila; Akman, Berrin – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
This study aims to compare the views of parents living in their own country or abroad on raising bilingual children. At the end of the study, we found that parents from both groups gave similar answers to the questions regarding the definition of bilingualism and the age for starting bilingual education; however, they gave similar but also…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Preferences, Foreign Nationals, Child Rearing
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Ünlü-Çetin, Senil; Olgan, Refika – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
One of the important implications of the rights given to children by Article 12 of UN Convention on the Rights of Children 1989 is the inclusion of children in research on issues related to their lives. However, studies on father involvement are still conducted "for" young children not "with" them and there are no…
Descriptors: Young Children, Attitude Measures, Fathers, Parent Child Relationship
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Church, Julie; Hegde, Archana V.; Averett, Paige; Ballard, Sharon M. – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
This study examined the attitudes, preparation, and comfort of early childhood administrators in working with gay and lesbian (GL) parented families and the use of GL inclusive practices within centers. Data were gathered from 203 participants in the state of North Carolina using an online survey. Overall, administrators held a positive attitude…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Administrator Attitudes, Administrator Surveys, Homosexuality
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Luchs, Antje; Fikus, Monika – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
New playground concepts--favouring natural play characteristics--emerge. The aim of our free play study is to explore the relation between newly established natural playgrounds and the widely spread contemporary ones in terms of physical activity levels. The playground features differ in vegetation, topography, size and play equipment. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Children, Playgrounds, Playground Activities
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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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Kayili, Gökhan – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
This study was undertaken to discover the effect of the Montessori Method on the cognitive tempo of 4-5-year-old children. Using an experimental pre-test-post-test paired control group design, the study sample included 60 children attending Ihsan Dogramaci Applied Nursery School (affiliated to Selcuk University, Department of Health Sciences) in…
Descriptors: Montessori Method, Young Children, Pretests Posttests, Experimental Groups
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