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Haskett, Mary E.; Armstrong, Jenna Montgomery; Tisdale, Jennifer – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2016
The developmental status and social-emotional functioning of young children who are homeless has received inadequate attention in spite of high rates of homelessness among families with young children and the potentially negative impact of homelessness and associated stressors on children's well-being. The aim of this study was to gain…
Descriptors: Child Development, Homeless People, Social Development, Emotional Development
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Gebbie, Deborah H.; Ceglowski, Deborah; Taylor, Linda K.; Miels, Jill – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2012
Challenging student behaviors are a prominent factor in the development of teacher stress and burnout. When classroom-based teachers of preschool children with disabilities were surveyed to identify their training needs in one North Carolina county, the most frequent request was how to address behavior challenges of preschool children with…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Teacher Effectiveness, Student Behavior, Intervention
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Breslin, Casey Marie; Morton, Jane R.; Rudisill, Mary E. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2008
In Fall 2006, North Carolina kindergarten teachers were charged with the task of meeting the NASPE guidelines for providing daily physical activity to their kindergarten students. In turn, the teachers researched resources and consulted experts to design and develop a developmentally appropriate physical activity and physical play environment for…
Descriptors: Play, Physical Activities, Program Implementation, Kindergarten
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Nix, Mary – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2000
Examines the conflict between two diametrically opposed child advocacy groups as a result of a legislative initiative in North Carolina known as Smart Start. At issue was funding of model day care centers, reduction of staff-to-child ratios in day care centers, and child immunizations. Chronicles the conflict and highlights group tactics. (SD)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Child Advocacy, Children, Day Care
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Teleki, Jane King; Buck-Gomez, Sherry – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2002
Surveyed parents regarding satisfaction with early childhood services provided by either a child care center or an early education program in rural North Carolina. Found that the average level of satisfaction, based on a 5-point scale, was 4.64 for the child care group and 4.37 for the early education group. Satisfaction with care and education…
Descriptors: Black Family, Child Care, Comparative Analysis, Early Childhood Education