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DiCarlo, Cynthia F.; Meaux, Ashley B.; LaBiche, Erin H. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2020
Teaching has been identified as the most stressful profession in the human service industry (Greenberg in Teacher stress and heal the effects on teachers, students, and schools, Edna Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 2016). Elevated teacher stress not only affects the teacher's well-being…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Stress Variables, Educational Environment, Classroom Environment
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Saçkes, Mesut; Trundle, Kathy Cabe; Shaheen, Maria – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2020
The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of the Primrose® Balanced Learning® Curriculum on young children's science performances. The sample of this study included 158 children attending two private preschools. The study utilized a single group pre-post-test design. The children were tested before and immediately after the…
Descriptors: Preschool Curriculum, Science Curriculum, Curriculum Evaluation, Preschool Children
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Mullender-Wijnsma, Marijke Johanna; Hartman, Esther; de Greeff, Johannes Wilhelmus; Doolaard, Simone; Bosker, Roel Jan; Visscher, Chris – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2019
In previous studies, the effects of physically active academic lessons on academic achievement have been shown. Less is known about follow-up effects and the effects for disadvantaged groups. The first aim of this study was to examine 7-9 months follow-up effects of a physically active academic intervention on academic achievement. The second aim…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Activities, Movement Education, Intervention
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Ascetta, Kate; Harn, Beth; Durán, Lillian – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2019
This professional development (PD) study examined the effect of feedback type on changing preschool teachers' use of language enhancement strategies and language outcomes for children. We included 21 Head Start teachers and 107 children. We randomized classrooms to PD feedback condition: (a) self-reported or (b) observed use of strategies. All…
Descriptors: Language Acquisition, Vocabulary Development, Faculty Development, Preschool Teachers
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Eadie, Patricia; Stark, Hannah; Niklas, Frank – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2019
Children's language learning is shaped through the social contexts of children's earliest experiences at home and in early childhood education settings with responsive caregivers. Facilitating high-quality interactions between early childhood educators and children affords opportunities to foster language rich exchanges and promote strong language…
Descriptors: Language Acquisition, Teacher Student Relationship, Preschool Children, Preschool Teachers
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Schachter, Rachel E.; Gerde, Hope K.; Hatton-Bowers, Holly – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2019
Engaging teachers of young children in effective in-service professional development is a critical component of establishing high quality early childhood education. However, not all professional development offerings are effective in imparting new knowledge, enhancing teacher practice, or improving child outcomes, making it difficult for teachers…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Early Childhood Education, Faculty Development, Child Development
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Kirnan, Jean; Ventresco, Nina E.; Gardner, Thomas – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2018
An initiative in which therapy dogs were integrated into a school-wide reading curriculum was analyzed to determine the effect on student reading in the program's second year. Prior research on the first year of this specific program (Kirnan et al. in "Early Child Educ J" 44(6):637-651) demonstrated improvement in reading scores only for…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, English Language Learners, Elementary School Students, Kindergarten
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Polly, Drew; Wang, Chuang; Martin, Christie; Lambert, Richard; Pugalee, David; Middleton, Catherina – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2018
This study examined the influence of a professional development project about an internet-based mathematics formative assessment tool and related pedagogies on primary teachers' instruction and student achievement. Teachers participated in 72 h of professional development during the year. Descriptive statistics and multivariate analyses of…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Faculty Development, Mathematics Teachers, Elementary School Students
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Hungi, Njora; Njagi, Joan; Wekulo, Patricia; Ngware, Moses – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2018
This study investigates the relationship between the language of instruction and learning of literacy skills among pre-primary school children in a multilingual environment. The sample consists of 1867 learners from low-income urban households, attending 147 low-cost private pre-primary schools located in low-income areas of Nairobi, Kenya. About…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Children, Language of Instruction, Literacy Education
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La Paro, Karen M.; Van Schagen, Amy; King, Elizabeth; Lippard, Christine – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2018
High quality early childhood teachers have a wealth of knowledge and use a range of skills in their daily classroom practices, and research has consistently demonstrated the positive influence effective early childhood teachers have on children's development and long-term outcomes. Given the importance of practicum experiences in the development…
Descriptors: Interprofessional Relationship, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers, Child Development
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Kalogiannakis, Michail; Nirgianaki, Georgia-Marina; Papadakis, Stamatios – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2018
As the introduction of natural sciences in early childhood education differs from natural sciences for adults, planning appropriate activities for preschool is a delicate task with various dimensions and parameters. Teaching natural sciences in kindergarten can be a complex procedure which combines exploring and comprehending children's…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Natural Sciences, Kindergarten, Preschool Children
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Ang, Lynn; Brooker, Elizabeth; Stephen, Christine – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2017
This paper offers a discussion of the literature of an under-developed area of early years research--the exploration of childminding or home-based childcare and the contribution which this form of provision makes for children and families. Despite growing interest in childminding at the policy level and some international research on understanding…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Educational Research, Child Care, Early Childhood Education
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Cohen-Mimran, Ravit; Reznik-Nevet, Liron; Korona-Gaon, Sharon – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2016
The purpose of the present study was to examine the effect of a small-group intervention based on the naturalistic approach on 220 children from 3-5 years of age. All kindergarten children received weekly sessions delivered by a SLP in collaboration with the kindergarten teacher. These sessions included various book related activities. Two…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Middle Class, Low Income Students, Socioeconomic Status
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Bailey, Lora Battle – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2014
Although a plethora of research focuses on economically at-risk preschool children in general across the United States, little can be found that investigates methods for improving rural children's academic outcomes. This review of research is intended to provide a contextual understanding of the background and current conditions that exist…
Descriptors: State Standards, School Readiness, Rural Schools, Academic Achievement
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Ebbeck, Marjory; Teo, Geraldine Lian Choo; Tan, Cynthia; Goh, Mandy – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2014
In most countries the funding for early childhood education has increased and governments in some countries have taken serious steps to bring about positive change in the profession. However, the increase in funding by governments and other funding organisations around the world has, understandably, attracted increased accountability as these…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Toddlers, Early Childhood Education, Child Development
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