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Farewell, Charlotte V.; Quinlan, Jennie; Melnick, Emily; Powers, Jamie; Puma, Jini – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2022
The early childhood education (ECE) workforce plays a key role in promoting early childhood development by their interactions with young children during formative years. However, the inherent demands of the profession and the work conditions within ECE settings affect job satisfaction and overall health and well-being. This study applied the Job…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Preschool Teachers, Child Development, Preschool Children
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Kotsopoulos, Donna; Floyd, Lisa; Dickson, Brandon Allan; Nelson, Vivian; Makosz, Samantha – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2022
In this research we explore the extent to which computational thinking (CT) is evident in 3-6 year-old children's free play. CT is increasingly viewed as an important aspect of a child's school learning. Typically, CT is connected to learning with computers. Yet, much of learning in the early years is play-based, spontaneous, often…
Descriptors: Observation, Computation, Thinking Skills, Play
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Muratori, Pietro; Giofrè, David; Bertacchi, Iacopo; Darini, Alessandra; Giuli, Consuelo; Lai, Elisa; Modena, Alessia; Lochman, John E.; Mammarella, Irene – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2022
The Coping Power Program is an evidence-based intervention for children identified to be at risk for developing externalizing behavioral problems. The Coping Power Program has been adapted to universally prevent behavioral problems in school-aged children. This study sought to test the efficacy of this adaptation, the Coping Power Universal…
Descriptors: Coping, Intervention, Behavior Problems, Preschool Children
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Barnes, Amanda C.; Boit, Rachel J.; Conlin, Dana; Hestenes, Linda L. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2022
Interactive book reading is an active practice that aims to stimulate children's language and literacy development. The interactions that take place during book reading are essential to understand; however, there is limited research on the practice of interactive book reading within refugee families. This qualitative study utilized observation and…
Descriptors: Refugees, Preschool Children, Emergent Literacy, Mothers
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Washington-Nortey, Princess-Melissa; Zhang, Fa; Xu, Yaoying; Ruiz, Amber Brown; Chen, Chin-Chih; Spence, Christine – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2022
Studies showing that early language skills are important predictors of later academic success and social outcomes have prompted efforts to promote early language development among children at risk. Good social skills, a competence identified in many children who are English Language Learners (ELLs), have been posited in the general literature…
Descriptors: Peer Relationship, Interaction, Language Acquisition, Preschool Children
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McGuire, Stacy N.; Meadan, Hedda – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2022
Children in early childhood classrooms (i.e., preschool through early elementary) who engage in persistent challenging behaviors often show social-emotional delays and are at risk for grade retention, referral to intervention or special education, and long-term educational and societal consequences. The social-emotional delays children with…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Social Environment, Behavior Problems, Preschool Children
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Laletas, Stella; Reupert, Andrea; Goodyear, Melinda – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2022
Children exposed to the risk factors associated with parental mental illness are seen to be at risk of developing cognitive, emotional, and behavioural difficulties in preschool and later in life. Given that educational settings are seen as optimal for early intervention, preschool teachers have an important role to play in identifying and…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Preschool Children, Mental Disorders, At Risk Persons
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Cahill, Maria; Hoffman, Hayley; Ingram, Erin; Joo, Soohyung – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2022
A recent trend in public libraries' children's services emphasizes the role of promoting school readiness. In order to gain a deeper understanding of the school readiness efforts present in storytime programs, this study observed and scored 68 public library preschool storytime sessions presented by 35 storytime providers across three states using…
Descriptors: Librarians, School Readiness, Story Reading, Public Libraries
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Giordano, Keri; Vega, Vanessa; Gubi, Aaron – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2022
Suspension and expulsion, typically thought of as discipline practices for high school students, occur at the early childhood level. In fact, 3- and 4-year old children are suspended and expelled from school at a rate three times that of their teenage counterparts (Gilliam, Foundation for Child Development, 2005). In many states, legislation…
Descriptors: Expulsion, Suspension, Child Care, Child Care Centers
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Bayindir, Dilan; Acar, Ibrahim Hakki; Yavuz, Ezgi Aksin; Ahmetoglu, Emine – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2022
Preschool children naturally display competitive behavioral patterns. The purpose of the current study was to investigate the association between preschool children's regulation (regulatory and control components) and competitive behaviors (task-oriented and other-referenced). A total of 260 preschool children (47.7% girls) ranging in age from 49…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Competition, Child Behavior, Behavior Patterns
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Hu, Bi Ying; Wu, Zhongling; Kong, Zhaowei – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2022
The present research examined the effects of family-related factors on how parents perceive and choose physical activities that stimulate their children's physical fitness and motor development. Using the random sampling approach, a total of 284 4- to 5-year-old children (n = 147 boys; n = 137 girls) were included in the sample. These children's…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Physical Fitness, Parent Attitudes, Measures (Individuals)
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Mavilidi, Myrto F.; Rigoutsos, Stylianos; Venetsanou, F. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2022
Early childhood centres are important places for physical activity promotion in young children, considering the amount of time that children spend at childcare centres. The aim of this study was to train early childhood educators on physical activity promotion in children. Participants included 150 preschool children (75 female; M age =…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Teachers, Teacher Education
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Gao, Qianyi; Hall, Anna; Linder, Sandra; Leonard, Alison; Qian, Meihua – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2022
The demographic landscape in the United States is changing rapidly, and early childhood programs are experiencing an increase in the enrollment of Dual Language Learners (DLLs). The current study employed a mixed-methods case study design to explore the impact of creative drama on Head Start DLLs' social and emotional development. Six DLLs…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Youth, Preschool Education, Social Emotional Learning, Dramatic Play
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Fan, Xumei; Linder, Sandra; D'Amico, Leigh Kale; White, Kelley Mayer; Pawloski, Tammy – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2022
The impact of children's health, wellbeing, and family environment on their learning and development is evident. Identifying the needs of children and their families is the first step to effectively developing and implementing programs that promote child development. This research employed a convergent mixed methods design and incorporated…
Descriptors: Childhood Needs, Needs Assessment, Preschool Children, Physical Health
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Abdulaziz, Noor Amal – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2022
This study was intended to evaluate the impact of socioeconomically disadvantaged children's participation in the Texas home instruction for parents of preschool youngsters (TXHIPPY) program on their school readiness and academic achievement for grades K to eight. The study used a quasi-experimental design and applied optimal full propensity score…
Descriptors: Economically Disadvantaged, Preschool Children, Home Instruction, School Readiness
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