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Jin, Meilan; Moran, Mary Jane – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2021
Many researchers have investigated the cooperative problem solving (CPS) of children during play; however, there is a lack of studies focused on teachers' beliefs about how to support the development of children's CPS in classrooms. This study aims to investigate the pedagogical beliefs of Chinese (n = 3) and US (n = 3) teachers about the CPS of…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Play, Cooperative Learning, Teacher Attitudes
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Cun, Aijuan – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2021
The purpose of this study was to explore the funds of knowledge of two Burmese families and how this knowledge might foster their children's learning in the United States. The data used to inform this article included field notes based on observations, artifacts, and interviews with the parents and children of the families. The findings of this…
Descriptors: Cultural Capital, Family Relationship, Foreign Countries, Early Experience
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Acar, Ibrahim H.; Veziroglu-Celik, Mefharet; Garcia, Aileen; Colgrove, Amy; Raikes, Helen; Gönen, Mübeccel; Encinger, Amy – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2019
The current study is an examination of the teacher--child relationships (closeness and conflict) as a predictor of children's self-regulation in preschool, with a focus on child gender as moderator of associations between teacher--child relationships and children's self-regulation. Participants were 291 low-income children (159 males; 37-70 months…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Student Relationship, Preschool Children, Preschool Teachers
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Isikoglu Erdogan, Nesrin; Johnson, James E.; Dong, Pool Ip; Qiu, Zhihui – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2019
Recently play environments and materials have changed with digital materials becoming increasingly available for young children. Parents' preferences about the importance and appropriateness of digital play may influence the quality and the quantity of digital play opportunities children receive at home. The purpose of this research is to examine…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parents, Play, Information Technology
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McFarland, Laura; Laird, Shelby Gull – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2018
This study contributes to the understanding of early childhood educators' and parents' attitudes and practices in relation to outdoor risky play for children. This study included 26 early childhood educators and 112 parents in rural and metropolitan areas of Australia and the United States. Participants completed an online survey about their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Leisure Time, Play, Risk
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Salmon, Angela K.; Gangotena, Maria Victoria; Melliou, Kiriaki – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2018
Globally competent people are aware of world issues, take perspective, are engaged and know how to communicate to different people. This article portraits a story of two kindergarten classrooms, one in the United States and the other in Greece, both working with culturally diverse children and, in the case of the American classroom, English…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Student Attitudes
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Hardin, Belinda J.; Bergen, Doris; Busio, Dionne Sills; Boone, William – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2017
The Third Edition of the ACEI Global Guidelines Assessment (GGA) was evaluated for its effectiveness as an international assessment tool for use by early childhood educators to develop, assess, and improve program quality worldwide. This expanded study was conducted in nine countries [People's Republic of China (2 sites), Guatemala, India, Italy,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Assessment, Early Childhood Education, Psychometrics
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Jalongo, Mary Renck; Boyer, Wanda; Ebbeck, Marjory – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2014
Expectations for academic writing and publication have intensified in Academia. Doctoral students in colleges of education are advised to publish even before they graduate and evidence of successful publication is influential in hiring, tenure, and promotion decisions. The purpose of this research was to study the process of writing for…
Descriptors: Writing for Publication, Doctoral Programs, Focus Groups, Qualitative Research
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Hardin, Belinda J.; Bergen, Doris; Hung, Hsuan-Fang – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2013
The ACEI Global Guidelines Assessment (GGA) was developed to provide an international assessment tool that can be used by early childhood educators to develop, assess, and improve program quality worldwide. This pilot study was conducted in four countries to investigate the psychometric properties of the GGA within and across different countries.…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Children, Foreign Countries, Psychometrics
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Husband, Terry, Jr. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2012
Early childhood classrooms in the US continue to become increasingly diverse as we journey through the twenty first century. Yet and still, many early childhood educators have been slow to respond to these shifts in diversity on the basis of both developmental and political concerns. In this guess editorial, I argue for the integration of…
Descriptors: Student Empowerment, Race, Early Childhood Education, Racial Attitudes
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Brown, Sally – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2011
The United States is becoming more multilingual with globalization. Public schools continue to enroll increasing numbers of students who speak a language other than English. This adds to the rich diversity of classrooms while at the same time offers challenges for educators. This collaborative-ethnographic style research study investigates the…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Global Approach, Limited English Speaking, Public Schools
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Kragh-Muller, Grethe; Isbell, Rebecca – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2011
The purpose of this study was to investigate young children's perspectives related to their experiences in child care. Researchers used individual interviews and drawings in an early childhood program in Denmark and one in the United States as the basis for examining children's perspectives on their everyday lives in child care. Observations…
Descriptors: Young Children, Foreign Countries, Child Care Centers, Child Care
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Denkyirah, Anthony M.; Agbeke, Wilson K. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2010
In recent years, there has been a rapid increase in the number of children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), worldwide. Since children with ASD have limited social interaction and communication skills, they tend to lag behind their peers without disabilities in many areas. In particular, they are unable to easily transition smoothly…
Descriptors: Autism, Interpersonal Relationship, Interaction, Foreign Countries
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Isik-Ercan, Zeynep – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2010
This retrospective study is an in-depth investigation of the perspectives of Turkish immigrant parents on their children's early schooling in the United States (PreK-3). It specifically explores how these parents connect with or are disconnected from school culture, and how their socio-cultural understanding of education and teachers influence…
Descriptors: Research Design, Qualitative Research, School Culture, Early Childhood Education
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Invernizzi, Marcia; Landrum, Timothy J.; Teichman, Avery; Townsend, Monika – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2010
The recent emphasis on universal prekindergarten programs, coupled with ongoing concern about children's early literacy development in the first years of school, carry significant implications for how preschool educators program for literacy and assess literacy growth. We discuss the evolving role of literacy development in expanded preschool,…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Emergent Literacy, Screening Tests, Preschool Children
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