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Pereira, Sara; Rodrigues, Maria José; Vieira, Rui Marques – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
Science education become one prioritie of modern societies, with the purpose of forming scientifically literate youth and adults. They play an active role in solving the problems existing in society, making critical and informed decisions. In this paper we discuss the need for scientifically literate citizens and the relevance of practical work as…
Descriptors: Play, Scientific Literacy, Science Education, Decision Making
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Shiu, Shiou-Ping; Wang, Sze-Han; Chen, Yu-Jun – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
This study used a quasi-experimental design to test if a small scale intervention improved self-regulation with 94 kindergarten children in Taiwan. The purpose of this study was to draw on the theory of Vygotsky and examine activities that could fit into the class schedule without substantially changing the basic curriculum and would require…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intervention, Self Control, Kindergarten
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van der Aalsvoort, Geerdina; van der Zee, Symen; de Wit, Tjarda – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
Numeracy indicates number sense, measurement and geometry but is most often connected to number sense only. Since the domains of geometry and measurement are strongly connected to becoming skilful in science an intervention was carried out to improve children's science skills through measuring and geometry activities and enhance both their…
Descriptors: Science Process Skills, Geometry, Measurement, Kindergarten
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Al-Elaimat, Ali; Adheisat, Majdi; Alomyan, Hesham – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
This study aimed at investigating the relationship between the parenting styles and emotional intelligence of a sample of kindergarten children in Zarqa II Governorate, Jordan. To achieve this objective, two measures were utilized, namely, the emotional intelligence scale of the kindergarten children and the parenting styles scale on a sample of…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Emotional Intelligence, Kindergarten, Young Children
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Ma, Junqian – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
Children's transition to school has been widely investigated, but most studies do not clearly define its starting point. By drawing on the cultural-historical concept of the social situation of development, and selecting 'role adjustment' as the unit of analysis, this paper seeks to clearly define the starting point of children's transition to…
Descriptors: Social Adjustment, School Readiness, Case Studies, Asians
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Gündogan, Aysun – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
The aim of this study is to identify the children suffering from imaginative fears and to determine whether or not children having these fears are different from the children have no such fear in terms of their creative imagination. For this purpose, 233 children from the age group of five-six years in a kindergarten in the southwestern Turkey…
Descriptors: Imagination, Fear, Kindergarten, Young Children
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Pahigiannis, Katherine; Glos, Margaret – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
Self-regulation facilitates healthy development and positive adaptation across the life course, and deficits are linked to negative health outcomes. Self-regulation development is thus an important target for universal prevention interventions in early childhood. A well-established research base addresses the significance of caregiver…
Descriptors: Peer Influence, Self Management, Young Children, Self Control
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Blewitt, Claire; Morris, Heather; Nolan, Andrea; Jackson, Kylie; Barrett, Helen; Skouteris, Helen – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
High-quality early childhood education and care (ECEC) programmes can strengthen the social, emotional and cognitive skills that are crucial for future learning and wellbeing. Teacher-child interactions are the most vital component of ECEC service quality in terms of children's social-emotional functioning. However, many children are not…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Interaction, Preschool Teachers, Preschool Children
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Yao, Zhuojun; Enright, Robert – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
The current study investigated the effect of moral stories in promoting kindergarteners' sharing behaviour. One hundred eight children were randomly assigned to one of three conditions: two experimental conditions (a moral story with a sharing model and good consequences and a moral story with a selfish model and bad consequences) and a control…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Kindergarten, Young Children, Sharing Behavior
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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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Moedt, Kelly; Holmes, Robyn M. – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
This project explored the effects of purposeful play after shared storybook readings on kindergarten children's reading comprehension, creativity, and language abilities. The participants were 42 (26 boys, 16 girls) culturally diverse kindergarten students attending an urban, public school in the northeastern United States. Some children (13) were…
Descriptors: Play, Reading Comprehension, Kindergarten, Bilingualism
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Zhu, Jie; Li, Hui; Hsieh, Wu-Ying – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Inclusive education has been promoted in primary and secondary schools in Hong Kong since the 1990s, and it has now spread to pre-primary education. Without qualified teachers and sufficient resources, however, it is difficult to implement inclusion in early childhood settings. This case study investigated how inclusive education was practised in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Inclusion, Case Studies
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Bojczyk, Kathryn E.; Haverback, Heather Rogers; Pae, Hye K.; Hairston, Marcy; Haring, Christa D. – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
The purpose of this study was to examine the relations between parents' home literacy practices and the literacy skills of young children at risk for reading difficulties. Participants included 198 kindergarten and first-grade students and their parents. Children were enrolled in two Title I schools in an urban setting. Parents completed the…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Child Rearing, Emergent Literacy, Cultural Capital
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Scherr, Marla; Johnson, Tricia Giovacco – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
This article explores how three early childhood teachers working in grant-funded preschools within a public school context construct and negotiate their professional identities. Teachers share narratives that contribute to an understanding of how their beliefs, knowledge, and practice are marginalized by the context in which they work. The…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Professional Identity, Preschool Education, Public Schools
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Yamamoto, Noriko; Imai-Matsumura, Kyoko – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
The present study examined gender differences in kindergarten students' ability for behavioural self-regulation and executive function in East Japan. One hundred and eleven 5-year-old children were assessed on behavioural self-regulation, inhibitory, and working memory tasks (direct measurement). Children's responses to the teacher's instructions…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Differences, Executive Function, Self Control
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