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La Paro, Karen M.; Gloeckler, Lissy – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2016
An experience expectable environment in child care classrooms is one in which teachers consistently provide positive and nurturing interactions within daily routines and activities to enhance children's learning. Growing numbers of children are being enrolled in child care at earlier ages and staying for longer periods of time each day which is…
Descriptors: Child Care, Toddlers, Child Care Centers, Educational Quality
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Dinehart, Laura H.; Katz, Lynne F.; Manfra, Louis; Ullery, Mary Anne – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2013
The current paper highlights the few studies that examine the role of early care and education on the developmental and early academic outcomes of children who experience maltreatment. First, we argue that children who experience maltreatment are at significant risk for poor developmental outcomes as a result of the chronic exposure to stress that…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Young Children, Brain, Educational Objectives
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Rentzou, Konstantina – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2010
In recent years, there has been a significant growth of interest in ensuring that child care provision for children is of a high quality. This interest has been stimulated by research evidence according to which good quality child care has a positive influence on children's overall development. The global quality in Greek preschool and…
Descriptors: Child Care, Preschool Education, Educational Quality, Program Evaluation
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Anme, Tokie; Segal, Uma A. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2007
With increasing numbers of women joining the evening/nighttime workforce, there is a need for quality childcare during these hours. This project, conducted in Japan, sought to compare the effects of expanded childcare on the development and adaptation of 866 young children after one year. Parents completed a survey on the childrearing environment…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Multiple Regression Analysis, Foreign Countries, Family Environment
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Bacigalupa, Chiara – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2005
In this interpretive study of children's social interactions in a family child care setting, children were seen to spend a significant portion of their time playing, watching others play, and distracted by video games. When children were focused on video games, their interactions with one another were disjointed, rushed, and ineffective. Because…
Descriptors: Video Games, Child Care, Kindergarten, Young Children
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Lowery, Ruth McKoy – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2003
The Daycare Book-a-thon is a project that targets at-risk preschoolers, providing books donated from preservice teachers in a children's literature course along with bookmarks highlighting ways parents can read and extend the books with their children at home. Through this activity, preservice teachers come to understand the diverse student…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Books, Child Care, Child Caregivers
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Freeman, Ramona; Vakil, Shernavaz – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2004
In family childcare, the program of services is situated within in the providers' own homes. The purpose of this inquiry is to review the literature from special education in light of current practices in family childcare. In addition, key characteristics unique to the provider's care giving program will be examined in relation to the needs of…
Descriptors: Child Care, Child Caregivers, Early Intervention, Special Education