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Lau, Eva Yi Hung – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2019
Parental response, physical coercion and warmth and their relationships with childhood aggression were assessed with 277 children (142 boys; M age = 56.5 months, SD = 10.93 months) in Hong Kong. Results indicated that both fathers and mothers reported significantly more intervention strategies in response to hypothetical vignettes of physical…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Parent Child Relationship, Aggression, Parent Attitudes
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Stojanovic, Aleksandar; Kovacevic, Zorica; Bogavac, Dragana – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2018
The aim of the article is to contribute to research on the history of early childhood education in Serbia and to advance understanding of neoliberal influences in this region. The article covers the key events that have changed educational practices in Serbia over a period of 150 years. This article offers an overview of the history of preschool…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Neoliberalism, Educational History
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Gawlicz, Katarzyna; Starnawski, Marcin – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2018
The article focuses on selected educational developments in early twentieth century Poland. It begins with an overview of the changes in the organisation of education and care for young children during the pre-independence and interwar periods. The authors discuss social and political challenges as reflected in educational realities as well as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, European History, Child Care
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Wohlwend, Karen E. – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2017
Early literacy is often over-simplified as a set of skills for beginning reading, an approach which overlooks the ways that children play their way into cultures, using play as a literacy that accesses popular media as rich literary repertoires of characters and storylines. This article examines how children's play reveals their participatory…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Play, Young Children, Popular Culture
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da Silva Iddings, Ana Christina; Reyes, Iliana – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2017
This article reports on a longitudinal study spanning over 5 years, involving the design and implementation of an early childhood teacher education program model that engages a critical-ecological theoretical approach, a funds of knowledge perspective, and design-based methodology. This project aimed to promote equitable education for all…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Early Childhood Education, Teacher Education, Family Literacy
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Glover, Crystal P.; Harris, Chinyere N.; Polson, Bilal; Boardman, Alicia – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2017
In 2013, several leaders of the Early Childhood Education Assembly (ECEA) of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) developed a multi-year project called Professional Dyads and Culturally Relevant Teaching (PDCRT). Funded by NCTE, early childhood teacher/teacher-educator dyads from various locations across the United States work…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Early Childhood Education, Teacher Education, Educational Change
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Miller, Erin T. – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2017
Teacher education programs in the US, recognizing the mismatch that exists in preschool provision between mostly white teachers and a very diverse intake of young children, have begun to explore ways of raising racial awareness among pre-service teachers, with the aim of improving non-white children's classroom experiences and outcomes. This paper…
Descriptors: Whites, Racial Identification, Teacher Education Programs, Preschool Teachers
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Edwards, Susan; Skouteris, Helen; Cutter-Mackenzie, Amy; Rutherford, Leonie; O'Conner, Mandy; Mantilla, Ana; Morris, Heather; Elliot, Sue – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2016
Early childhood educators currently provide content focused learning opportunities for children in the areas of well-being and environmental education. However, these are usually seen as discrete content areas and educators are challenged with responding to children's interests in popular-culture inspired food products given these influence their…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Young Children, Preschool Teachers, Well Being
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Arnott, Lorna – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2016
This article outlines an ecological framework for describing children's social experiences during digital play. It presents evidence from a study that explored how 3- to 5-year-old children negotiated their social experiences as they used technologies in preschool. Utilising a systematic and iterative cycle of data collection and analysis,…
Descriptors: Play, Young Children, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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Vuorisalo, Mari; Rutanen, Niina; Raittila, Raija – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2015
This paper examines early childhood education (ECE) by applying and developing relational-spatial perspectives on everyday life in educational institutions for young children. The aim is to investigate the dynamic process of construction of space and to illustrate with selected empirical episodes how this process occurs in ECE. Drawing on authors…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Young Children, Preschool Children, Child Care
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Repo, Laura; Sajaniemi, Nina – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2015
Despite the growing body of evidence that the origins of bullying lie in early childhood, very little is known about the nature of the phenomenon in preschool groups. The current understanding among studies conducted in the school environment is that bullying prevention can only be effective if training with individual children takes place…
Descriptors: Bullying, Prevention, Child Behavior, Victims
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Lagerlöf, Pernilla – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2015
This study presents an analysis of a video observation of three six-year-olds interacting in front of a synthesizer in a Swedish preschool and using a new music technology ("MIROR-Impro"). It investigates how a musical role-play unfolds as an intermediate activity when there is a malfunction with the set-up of the technology and how it…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Young Children, Music, Technology Uses in Education
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Pálmadóttir, Hrönn; Johansson, Eva Marianne – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2015
The article explores how young children between one and three years old communicate and prioritise values in order to create and be a part of a community during play sessions in an Icelandic preschool. Furthermore, it aims to investigate the value conflicts that might occur and how the children resolve such conflicts. The study adopts the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Young Children, Communication Strategies, Play
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Taket, A. R.; Nolan, A.; Stagnitti, K. – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2014
Early childhood is an important time for the development of resilience. A recently completed study has followed three cohorts of resilient children and young people living in disadvantaged areas in Victoria, Australia, through different transitions in their educational careers. This paper focuses on the early childhood cohort, where we have…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Young Children, Child Development, Youth
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Basford, Jo; Bath, Caroline – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2014
Assessment and the documentation of learning is an international issue in early childhood education (ECE) and has increasingly become a way for governments to exercise direct control over the practitioners working with young children. This paper details recent statutory guidance about assessment and documentation for English ECE settings and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Young Children, Educational Policy, Educational Assessment
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