NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1,216 to 1,230 of 1,366 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Graham, Ashley; McNamara, John K.; Van Lankveld, Jackie – Early Child Development and Care, 2011
School summer vacation may create a significant gap in the learning cycle. Such a gap may be particularly detrimental for vulnerable children such as those with lower academic achievement due to learning and language disabilities, lower socio-economic environments or learning in a language other than their native language. The current exploratory…
Descriptors: Reading Difficulties, Summer Programs, Language Impairments, Reading Achievement
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Al-Hassan, Suha M.; Lansford, Jennifer E. – Early Child Development and Care, 2011
This study evaluates the Better Parenting Programme (BPP) which has been implemented nationally in Jordan to enhance parents' knowledge, attitudes, and behaviours related to caring for young children. The participants (N = 337, 94% female) were randomly assigned to an experimental group or a control group. The experimental group participated in…
Descriptors: Caring, Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Child Neglect
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Chan, Siu Mui – Early Child Development and Care, 2011
The present study examined the relationships between construal of self and emotion socialisation goals. The Parental Goals for Children's Emotional Competence Scale was constructed to measure the relative importance of individualistic emotional competence (IEC) and relational emotional competence (REC) of children to parents. Data were collected…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Mothers, Structural Equation Models, Construct Validity
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Lee, Monique T. N.; Tse, S. K.; Loh, Elizabeth K. Y. – Early Child Development and Care, 2011
This study investigated the effectiveness of the integrative perceptual approach (IPA) to enhancing Hong Kong kindergarten children's Chinese character learning. The study applied the IPA to an experimental group of 29 lower form (K2) children. A group of 30 upper form children taught via traditional methods the year before, served as the control…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Romanization, Testing
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Szabo, Nora; Dubas, Judith Semon; Karreman, Annemiek; van Tuijl, Cathy; Dekovic, Maja; van Aken, Marcel A. G. – Early Child Development and Care, 2011
Most research on parenting has focused on dyadic parent-child interactions to the neglect of triadic interactions between mother, father and child. Drawing from an evolutionary perspective, the present study examined how parental warmth and investment change as a function of the other parent's presence. Our sample consisted of 87 two-parent Dutch…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Mothers, Parent Child Relationship, Fathers
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Tekin, Ali Kemal – Early Child Development and Care, 2011
This study sought to assess Turkish parents' motivational beliefs, including their role activity and self-efficacy beliefs about their involvement in young children's education. The impact of demographic characteristics on these motivational beliefs was also explored. Parents' motivational beliefs about their involvement were measured by using the…
Descriptors: Family Income, Self Efficacy, Parent Participation, Multiple Regression Analysis
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hadeed, Julie – Early Child Development and Care, 2011
This article presents the continued effects of a home-based intervention programme on child development outcomes and parenting practices in Bahrain. The intervention is the "Mother-Child Home Education Programme" (MOCEP) which was implemented in Arabic in the Kingdom of Bahrain beginning in 2001. One hundred and sixty-seven poor,…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Intervention, Mothers, Disadvantaged
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Asekun-Olarinmoye, Esther Olufunmilayo; Lawoyin, Taiwo Olubanke; Asekun-Olarinmoye, Ifeoluwapo Oyebola – Early Child Development and Care, 2011
With economic pressures on families increasing, more women are working outside the home leaving their children in day care centres. In a community-based, descriptive cross-sectional study, the feeding pattern in two groups of children under two years old, cared for in two different rearing environments: home environment and day care centres, was…
Descriptors: Health Education, Hospitals, Health Personnel, Sampling
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Sakellariou, Maria; Rentzou, Konstantina – Early Child Development and Care, 2011
Beliefs are said to affect the pedagogical practice one employs. Considering the potentially important influence of teachers' beliefs on their practices, the level of early childhood teachers' beliefs about developmentally appropriate practice (DAP) and the relationship between their beliefs and practices are regarded as important topics of study…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Young Children, Foreign Countries, Developmentally Appropriate Practices
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Pearce, Gemma; Bailey, Richard P. – Early Child Development and Care, 2011
Playgrounds and play times offer valuable contexts for children to explore and learn about themselves and their social lives. This study sought to gather evidence of children's perceptions of their playgrounds and play times, specifically whether the playgrounds were seen positively or negatively and the types of activities in which they engaged.…
Descriptors: Evidence, Play, Physical Activities, Early Childhood Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Jung, Jeesun – Early Child Development and Care, 2011
The purpose of this study is to explore the playfulness of the teachers of infants and its relations to infants' emotional distress during the transitional time at a child care centre. The study used a qualitative case study. Two infant caregivers in a university-based child care centre participated in this study. For the three-month research…
Descriptors: Child Caregivers, Infants, Child Care Centers, Play
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Gulay, Hulya – Early Child Development and Care, 2011
This study aims to reveal the relationship between the self-perception of five-six-year-old children and the social impact, social preference and various conditions in peer relationships (prosocial behaviour, aggression, asocial behaviour, exclusion, fear-anxiety, hyperactivity and victimisation). Two models are the basis of the objectives for…
Descriptors: Hyperactivity, Predictor Variables, Program Effectiveness, Kindergarten
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Engdahl, Ingrid – Early Child Development and Care, 2011
This article focuses on how children aged 17-24 months initiate play and interact with their peers during self-initiated play in preschools. Play is looked upon as a rich arena for observing toddler interaction. The ethnographic study was carried out in a toddler unit with 15 children. Six one-year-old girls and boys were observed during five…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Play, Nonverbal Communication, Ethnography
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Berghout Austin, Ann M.; Blevins-Knabe, Belinda; Ota, Carrie; Rowe, Trevor; Knudsen Lindauer, Shelley L. – Early Child Development and Care, 2011
The purpose of this study was to extend existing research relative to the predictors of early mathematics skills. Using Vygotskian theory as a framework, our primary goal was to determine whether social skills or letter awareness skills served as better mediators between receptive language and early mathematics concepts. The secondary goal was to…
Descriptors: Symbols (Mathematics), Receptive Language, Mathematics Skills, Language Skills
Pages: 1  |  ...  |  78  |  79  |  80  |  81  |  82  |  83  |  84  |  85  |  86  |  ...  |  92