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Ward, Tanya; Goldingay, Sophie; Parson, Judi – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Concern has been raised recently in relation to excessive use of digital technology and the detrimental effect this has on familial relationships, well-being and development, andon people's connection with nature. This article provides a timely response to this concern by presenting the findings of a qualitative evaluation of a supported nature…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Play, Outdoor Education, Well Being
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Jabbar, Sinaria Abdel; Zaza, Haidar Ibrahim – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
This study aimed to assess the prevalence of depression and anxiety among (12) Iraqi refugee children, 6 males and 6 females (aged 7-14) who had fled ISIS and are residing in Jordan awaiting resettlement. The authors used four scales to measure depression, field observation, and structured interviews with the mothers to examine exile-related…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, Refugees
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O'Connor, Amanda; Skouteris, Helen; Nolan, Andrea; Hooley, Merrilyn; Cann, Warren; Williams-Smith, Janet – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Supporting parent-child relationships is vital for children's social and emotional development, future health and well-being. As children now spend significant amounts of time attending early childhood education and care settings, it is opportune that interventions be designed for educators to promote and nurture parent-child relationships. The…
Descriptors: Intervention, Parent Child Relationship, Social Development, Emotional Development
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Fane, Jennifer; MacDougall, Colin; Jovanovic, Jessie; Redmond, Gerry; Gibbs, Lisa – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
Recognition of the need to move from research "on" children to research "with" children has prompted significant theoretical and methodological debate as to how young children can be positioned as active participants in the research process. Visual research methods such as drawing, photography, and videography have received…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Student Empowerment, Preschool Children, Child Development Centers
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Neumann, Michelle M. – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
Parents play a key role in supporting young children's interactions with tablets (e.g. iPads). Little is known about the types of scaffolding parents provide during tablet activities and how these relate to child age, SES, and home use. Fifty-five parent-child dyads (M child age = 3.49 years) were videoed as they played on an iPad. All parent…
Descriptors: Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Young Children, Handheld Devices, Parents as Teachers
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Davis, Belinda; Dunn, Rosemary – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
In Birth-2 early childhood education and care (ECEC) settings, where evidence-based practices are still emerging, tensions exist about what it means to be an infant educator. While it is widely accepted that infants require responsive, supportive and care, relationships between educators and infants in early childhood settings necessarily involve…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers, Infants, Toddlers
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Grace, Rebekah; Walsh, Rosalind; Baird, Kelly – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
This study contributes to child voice research that seeks to understand the early childhood education and care (ECEC) experiences of young children. Forty-seven children from seven disadvantaged communities in NSW Australia, including urban, rural and remote areas, participated in a face-to-face interview guided by Ecocultural theory. The children…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Young Children, Disadvantaged Environment, Student Participation
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Colliver, Yeshe; Arguel, Amaël – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
Play is traditionally considered the foundation of learning in the early years. Because play is characterized by free choice, it can be difficult for adults to ensure all learning is useful for children. The intervention described here took a novel approach to this problematic. It exposed 17 four-year-olds to different adult demonstrations to see…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Role Models, Play, Intervention
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Ren, Yonggang; Xu Rattanasone, Nan; Demuth, Katherine; Andronos, Fabia; Wyver, Shirley – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
Previous research mainly with monolingual children shows a positive relationship between English skills and emotion regulation. No study to date has examined if or how learning of grammatical morphemes might be associated with emotion regulation among bilingual preschoolers. This study examined how Mandarin-English bilingual preschoolers performed…
Descriptors: Language Proficiency, Grammar, Morphemes, Emotional Adjustment
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Pepperell, Te Ana; Paynter, Jessica; Gilmore, Linda – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
The current study sought to explore the psychological and social needs of parents within the same family unit raising a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Mothers (N = 10) and fathers (N = 9) of children with ASD attending an early intervention centre completed a semi-structured interview investigating their experiences of raising a child…
Descriptors: Social Support Groups, Coping, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Autism
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Smith, Hayley C.; Batten, Rachel; McDonald, Helen; Taylor, Myra F. – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
A broad range of initiatives including early intervention programmes have been implemented in Australia to assist disadvantaged and at-risk Indigenous parents and children. This qualitative exemplar case study details the perspectives of caregivers and service providers of one such early learning intervention programme situated within the remote…
Descriptors: Caregiver Attitudes, Child Caregivers, Preschool Education, School Readiness
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Hayes, Nicole; Berthelsen, Donna C.; Nicholson, Jan M.; Walker, Sue – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
This study examined the socio-demographic factors associated with trajectories of parental involvement in shared book reading and other home activities for children aged 2-6 years. The study uses data from 3836 families participating in "Growing up in Australia: The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children." Latent growth curve models…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Participation, Family Environment, Learning Activities
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Skouteris, Helen; Edwards, Susan; Morris, Heather; Cox, Rachael; Baur, Louise; Wolfenden, Luke; Huang, Terry T. K. – Early Child Development and Care, 2017
Preschool children's interest in popular culture is linked to many determinants of obesity development including branded energy-dense foods and sedentary play using digital technologies. In addition, highly packaged foods and throwaway toys reinforce unsustainable environmental habits encouraged by immersive marketing systems. Interrupting the…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Health Education, Well Being, Prevention
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Adair, Jennifer Keys; Phillips, Louise; Ritchie, Jenny; Sachdeva, Shubhi – Early Child Development and Care, 2017
Using data from an international, comparative study of civic action in preschools in New Zealand, Australia and the US, we consider some of the types of civic action that are possible when time and space are offered for children to use their agency to initiate, work together and collectively pursue ideas and things that are important to the group.…
Descriptors: Pacific Islanders, Ethnic Groups, Indigenous Populations, Hispanic Americans
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Taylor, Catherine L.; Jose, Kim; van de Lageweg, Wietse I.; Christensen, Daniel – Early Child Development and Care, 2017
Tasmania's child and family centres (Centres) provide a single entry point to early childhood services (ECS) for children and families living in amongst the most disadvantaged communities in Australia. This study investigated the impact of Centres on parents' use and experiences of ECS using a mixed methods approach. The results showed that Centre…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Child Care Centers, Family Programs
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