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Kamudu Applasawmy, B.; Naugah, J.; Maulloo, A. K. – Early Child Development and Care, 2017
Children act as emergent scientists through active involvement with their environment and adults. Science forms an important component of early childhood education curriculum in Mauritius. Since 2015, The Rajiv Gandhi Science Centre (RGSC), has initiated a new project: empowering educators to teach science in pre-primary schools. One-day workshop…
Descriptors: Teacher Empowerment, Teacher Competencies, Preschool Teachers, Preschool Education
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Ihmeideh, Fathi Mahmoud – Early Child Development and Care, 2014
It has been widely recognised that fathers can play a key role in the development and well-being of young children. In many cases, however, fathers still have limited involvement in the early years education of their children and their voices are as yet unheard. This study examined the beliefs and practices of Jordanian fathers of kindergarten…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Parent Attitudes, Parent Participation, Kindergarten
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Strassburg, H. M.; Bretthauer, Y.; Kustermann, W. – Early Child Development and Care, 2006
Paying attention to development and the earliest possible detection of relevant development disturbances during the first year are among the essential responsibilities of the paediatrician. We present a questionnaire for the documentation of the developmental progress of babies, having been compiled in the Loczy Institute in Budapest, according to…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Infants, Motor Development, Child Development
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Squires, Jane; Katzev, Aphra; Jenkins, Fritz – Early Child Development and Care, 2002
Describes a developmental screening project conducted by Oregon Healthy Start, a home visiting program for first-time parents. Explains procedures of the project, and describes the Ages and Stages Questionnaires, a parent-completed screening tool used as an outcome measure. Presents outcomes of the project, including recommendations for using…
Descriptors: Developmental Delays, Home Visits, Measures (Individuals), Parents
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Robinshaw, Helen; Evans, Roy – Early Child Development and Care, 2001
Reports on data from national review of preschool service provision for deaf children and their families in the United Kingdom. Presents families' responses to early identification; information available after identification; perceptions of partnerships with professionals; and value of family-centered services for themselves, for their children,…
Descriptors: Deafness, Educational Needs, Educational Opportunities, Family Environment
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Freijo, Enrique B. Arranz – Early Child Development and Care, 2000
Presents a proposal for professionals in family counseling and family assessment to use sibling interaction as a source of stimulation to improve developmental processes. Includes a reference guide for dealing with everyday problems in sibling relationships. Contains a questionnaire to obtain information about parents' thoughts and actions…
Descriptors: Children, Conflict, Evaluation, Family Relationship