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Tan, Tony Xing; Zhou, Yi; Li, Gen – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2020
Research shows that maternal education influences children's academic performance indirectly through the quality of the home environment. In this study, we tested the role of 12 variables within the home environment (e.g., eating meals together, reading for fun at home, number of children's books, watching TV, and bedtime) to help identify those…
Descriptors: Mothers, Educational Attainment, Parent Child Relationship, Academic Achievement
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Taylor, Meaghan Elizabeth; Boyer, Wanda – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2020
With a heavy increase in academic expectations and standards to be learned in the early years, educators are facing the challenge of integrating important academic standards into developmentally appropriate learning experiences for children in kindergarten. To meet this challenge, there is a need to become familiar with the role of play in the…
Descriptors: Play, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Teaching Methods, Social Development
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Neumann, Michelle M. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2020
Due to recent advances in technology, social robots are emerging as educational tools with the potential to enhance early language and literacy skills in young children. Social robots are defined as machines that can socially interact and communicate intelligently with humans. A review of the literature was conducted to explore current knowledge…
Descriptors: Emergent Literacy, Language Acquisition, Literacy Education, Robotics
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Keller-Margulis, Milena A.; Dempsey, Allison G. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2020
The primary objective of this study was to describe cognitive and pre-academic skills of children born preterm (< 30 weeks gestational age) at preschool age. A secondary objective was to relate cognitive functioning at preschool age to developmental scores obtained using the Bayley Scales of Infant and Toddler Development-Third Edition (Bayley…
Descriptors: Premature Infants, Preschool Children, Cognitive Ability, Scores
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Gu, Yuanbo; Wang, Ruimei; You, Xuqun – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2020
Working in early childhood education exposes preschool teachers to a wide variety of work stressors that deplete energy and necessitate recovery. Based on the effort-recovery model and conservation of resources theory, this two-wave study examined the effects of recovery experiences (i.e., psychological detachment and relaxation) on the…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Work Environment, Stress Variables, Stress Management
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Steed, Elizabeth A.; Shapland, Dorothy – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2020
This conceptual article describes key considerations for elementary school personnel to ensure social emotional multi-tiered systems of supports (MTSS) are adapted for kindergarten classrooms. Kindergarten represents a unique developmental period of early childhood when 5 to 6-year-old children transition into formal schooling and experience a…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Young Children, Kindergarten
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Redondo, Beatriz; Cózar-Gutiérrez, Ramón; González-Calero, José Antonio; Sánchez Ruiz, Raquel – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2020
Technology is ubiquitous in the educational field nowadays. Augmented Reality is one of the emerging technologies with more potential in educational contexts in the mid-term. The purpose of this study is to evaluate if the use of Augmented Reality in early childhood education improves the learning of English as a foreign language, increases…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Comparative Analysis
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Matthews, Elizabeth; Lippman, Peter C. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2020
The impacts of high-quality early childhood education on children's health and development are legion and far-reaching. Historically, efforts to improve quality have targeted the social and curricular aspects of early childhood programs. The physical setting of schools has received less attention, despite the vast body of research over the past…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Child Development, Learning, Early Childhood Education
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Bahlmann Bollinger, Chelsey M.; Myers, Joy K. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2020
Few studies connect teachers' intentionality with children's writing in play-based contexts. Thus, the goal of this study (n = 5) was to examine how the use of stations and intentional teaching encouraged writing in two preschool classrooms. Interviews with the preschool director and classroom teachers as well as observations of the children…
Descriptors: Writing (Composition), Preschool Education, Preschool Children, Preschool Teachers
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Kim, Yeon Ha; Stormont, Melissa – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2020
The purpose of the present study is to investigate if early childhood educators' behavioral supports for young children are associated with their metacognitive knowledge of general problem-solving strategies. A sample of 175 Korean early childhood educators were surveyed regarding their implementation of behavioral support and meta-cognitive…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Metacognition, Problem Solving
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Sheridan, Kathleen M.; Banzer, David; Pradzinski, Anne; Wen, Xiaoli – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2020
Early math success in the PreK classroom is recognized as a strong predictor of later academic success. However, many early childhood teachers report they lack the content knowledge, confidence and beliefs to deliver high quality math experiences in their classrooms. Professional development opportunities to gain and expand these skills are often…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Faculty Development, Early Childhood Teachers, Teacher Competencies
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Karademir, Abdulhamit; Kartal, Ayça; Türk, Cumhur – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2020
The aim of this study is to determine preschool teachers' science education activities, problems they encounter and solutions they devise, and methods and techniques they use during those activities. Phenomenology, which is a qualitative research design, was used. The study sample consisted of 15 female preschool teachers of primary schools in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Education, Preschool Education, Preschool Teachers
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Cun, Aijuan – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2020
The purpose of this study is to explore Burmese refugee parents' perspectives on the challenges they have experienced and the support that they expect to receive from their children's schools and teachers. The data sources include interviews and informal conversations during home visits. The findings of this study show that two major challenges…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Refugees, Parent Attitudes, Parent Participation
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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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Chia, Michael Yong Hwa; Tay, Lee Yong; Chua, Terence Buan Kiong – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2020
The objective of the study was to determine the proportion of preschool children under 5 years old meeting the 24-h World Health Organisation guidelines on physical activity, sedentary behaviour and sleep. Another objective was to examine the association between the health-related quality of life and meeting these guidelines among preschool…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Public Health, Physical Activity Level, Life Style
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