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Nasiopoulou, Panagiota – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2020
This study aims to explore profiles of preschool teachers' intentions when they divide the children into subgroups. Interactionist perspectives, Bronfenbrenner's ecological systems theory, and a pedagogical perspective on preschool quality provide the foundation for the study's theoretical framework. By applying a person-centered analytical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Teachers, Intention, Grouping (Instructional Purposes)
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McLeod, Ragan H. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2020
Eleven preservice teachers in a dual early childhood/early childhood special education teacher education program participated in a case study to determine the effects of a professional development intervention on use of an evidence-based practice (EBP). The intervention included training, practice, planning, video self-reflection, and group…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Video Technology, Feedback (Response), Early Childhood Education
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Archambault, Judith; Côté, Dominique; Raynault, Marie-France – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2020
Early childhood education and care (ECEC) can have substantial beneficial effects on overall child development and educational success for children from disadvantaged backgrounds. Unfortunately, it is well documented that they are underrepresented in quality ECEC programs. In order to improve access to quality ECEC, it is important to understand…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Child Care, Child Development, Disadvantaged Youth
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MacDonald, Amy; Huser, Carmen; Sikder, Shukla; Danaia, Lena – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2020
This article reports findings from a two-year independent evaluation of the "Little Scientists" program; a program providing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professional development for early childhood educators across Australia. This article reports on the qualitative data gathered with educators to illustrate…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, STEM Education, Faculty Development, Early Childhood Teachers
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Otterborn, Anna; Schönborn, Konrad J.; Hultén, Magnus – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2020
Modern preschool education is seen as an essential foundation for nurturing children's digital literacy. Early childhood education environments have witnessed increased emphasis on integrating programming activities in combination with digital tablets. However, little is known about how preschool teachers implement programming as part of…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Curriculum Implementation, Programming, Preschool Curriculum
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Hatton-Bowers, Holly; Howell Smith, Michelle; Huynh, Tuyen; Bash, Kirstie; Durden, Tonia; Anthony, Christine; Foged, Jaclynn; Lodl, Kathleen – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2020
Mindfulness can be incorporated into the early care and education setting as a mechanism to change a person's relationship with stressors and increase early childhood professionals' (ECPs) abilities to be present, aware, and more joyful with the children in their care. Mindfulness may serve as an important coping resource that can promote…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Metacognition, Resilience (Psychology)
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Sheridan, Susan M.; Koziol, Natalie; Witte, Amanda L.; Iruka, Iheoma; Knoche, Lisa L. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2020
The transition to kindergarten is foundational for children's future school performance and families' relationships with the educational system. Despite its well-documented benefits, few studies have explored family engagement across the pre-Kindergarten (pre-K) to kindergarten transition nor considered the role of geographic context during this…
Descriptors: Family Involvement, Preschool Children, Kindergarten, Student Adjustment
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Sokal, Laura – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2020
While the importance of secure relationships between children and caregivers has been well established in the literature as an essential feature of healthy child development, the influence of animal-human relationships on healthy development and attachment is also beginning to gain attention. A burgeoning literature supports the developmental and…
Descriptors: Child Care Centers, Animals, Risk, Child Development
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Chan, Kan Kan – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2020
Tangible objects are devices that connect physical objects and digital worlds through tangible user interfaces. With the availability of tangible objects in the market, teacher education courses should be updated to provide opportunities for pre-service teachers to engage in digital environments; by these means, they can make more informed…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Preservice Teachers, Content Analysis, Student Attitudes
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Lam, Hazel Mei Yung; Wong, Jessie Ming Sin – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2020
The practice of documentation has been a "hard to reach place" for many preschool teachers despite the fact that it has largely been encouraged and used as a tool in early childhood settings to assess young children's learning. Recent policy changes in Hong Kong have also called for the continuous documentation and authentic assessment…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, Preschool Education
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Nazaruk, Stanislawa – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2020
The objective of this research was to diagnose mathematical abilities in preschool children aged 5 to 7 on the basis of geometry and, subject to the results obtained, to recommend targeted pedagogical interventions with respect to the preschoolers found to have deficits in knowledge and skills. The research was conducted in the Biala Podlaska…
Descriptors: Mathematics Skills, Kindergarten, Young Children, Geometric Concepts
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Castner, Daniel J. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2020
Few matters are of more significance to the shaping of young children's experiences in early childhood classrooms than the content of curriculum and how it is mediated. However, few studies examine teachers of young children as mediators of curriculum. Instead, policies intending to improve the outcomes of early education have generally addressed…
Descriptors: Curriculum Implementation, Early Childhood Education, Instructional Leadership, Early Childhood Teachers
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Eismann, Emily A.; Brinkmann, Carolyn; Theuerling, Jack; Shapiro, Robert A. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2020
Childhood adversity is strongly associated with poor health and well-being in childhood and adulthood. Young children are at greatest risk during their developmental years. Child care providers can participate in preventing the impact of adversity on children by becoming communities of support for families in need. This project aimed to explore…
Descriptors: Early Experience, Young Children, At Risk Persons, Family Needs
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Cerezci, Bilge – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2020
Recent evidence demonstrates that mathematics knowledge in the early years is an important contributor to students' learning and later achievement in mathematics. As early mathematics education has assumed heightened importance, the quality of early mathematics teaching and learning experiences has attracted global attention. Several researchers…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Educational Quality, Early Childhood Education, Mathematics Instruction
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Rizk, Jessica – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2020
Drawing on ethnographic research, this paper investigates the gendered involvement in early literacy programs at one central library in the Greater Toronto Area. This study consisted of observations and field notes across family literacy programs, along with in-depth interviews with librarians and mother attendees. In particular, this research…
Descriptors: Mothers, Gender Differences, Literacy Education, Family Programs
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