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Laurie, Robert; Sloat, Elizabeth – Canadian Journal of Education, 2016
This research investigates key psychometric properties of the French Early Years Evaluation-Teacher Assessment measure designed to systematically assess kindergarten children across five social and academic developmental domains: awareness of self and environment, social skills and behaviour, cognitive abilities, language and communication, and…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Teacher Evaluation, French, Foreign Countries
Roux, Catherine; Dion, Eric; Barrette, Anne – Canadian Journal of Education, 2015
Reading with comprehension is a challenge for students with high-functioning autism spectrum disorder. Unfortunately, research has little to offer to teachers trying to help these students. The present study pilots a new intervention targeting vocabulary, main idea identification, anaphoric relations, and text structure. Students (N = 13, M…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Intervention
Pagan, Stephanie; Sénéchal, Monique – Canadian Journal of Education, 2014
In this research, parents and children participated in a comprehensive book reading intervention designed to improve children's literacy. Over eight weeks during the summer, children in the intervention condition were encouraged to read one book weekly and parents were trained to foster reading comprehension. Forty-eight Grades 3 and 5 children…
Descriptors: Summer Programs, Reading Programs, Intervention, Literacy Education
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Korat, Ofra; Kozlov-Peretz, Olla; Segal-Drori, Ora – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2017
The contribution of repeated e-book reading with and without word explanation support and its effect on receptive and expressive word learning among preschoolers was examined. Seventy-eight kindergartners were randomly divided into an experimental and a control group. The experimental group received two individual reading sessions of an e-book…
Descriptors: Repetition, Reading Instruction, Electronic Publishing, Educational Technology
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Ansari, Arya; Purtell, Kelly M. – Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, 2018
Using nationally representative data from the Family and Child Experiences Survey 2009 Cohort (n = 2,798), this study examined patterns of absenteeism and their consequences through the transition to kindergarten. Overall, children were less likely to be absent in kindergarten than from Head Start at ages 3 and 4. Absenteeism was fairly stable…
Descriptors: Attendance, Kindergarten, Disadvantaged Youth, Preschool Education
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Rahn, Naomi L.; Coogle, Christan Grygas; Storie, Sloan – Journal of Special Education, 2016
An adapted alternating treatments design was used to compare the expressive use of thematic vocabulary by three preschool children with developmental delays during Dialogic Reading, a shared book reading intervention, and Activity-Based Intervention, a naturalistic play-based teaching method. The design was replicated across two early childhood…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Vocabulary Development, Intervention, Thematic Approach
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Weikart, David P. – Journal of Special Education, 2016
In recent years, more than 700,000 children aged 3 through 5 years identified with speech or language impairments (44%), developmental delay (37%), autism (9%), and other disabilities (10%) received federally supported special education services. For our republished article in the inaugural issue of the 50th anniversary volume, we have selected a…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Preschool Children, Disadvantaged, Evidence Based Practice
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Han, Jisu; Schlieber, Marisa; Gregory, Bradley – Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk, 2017
This study used data from the Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (FACES) 2009 4-year-old cohort to examine associations among family characteristics, home and classroom environments, and the emergent literacy skills of Head Start children. Results from hierarchical linear models suggest that both family and classroom contexts play a…
Descriptors: Oral Language, Language Skills, Vocabulary Development, Expressive Language
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Bittman, Michael; Rutherford, Leonie; Brown, Jude; Unsworth, Lens – Australian Journal of Education, 2011
The current generation of young children has been described as "digital natives", having been born into a ubiquitous digital media environment. They are envisaged as educationally independent of the guided interaction provided by "digital immigrants": parents and teachers. This article uses data from the Longitudinal Study of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Young Children, Computer Attitudes, Computer Literacy
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Chai, Zhen; Vail, Cynthia O.; Ayres, Kevin M. – Journal of Special Education, 2015
This investigation evaluated the effects of using an iPad application to teach young children with developmental delays to receptively identify initial phonemes through 0- to 5-s constant time delay procedures in the context of a multiple-probe design across three sets of behaviors and replicated across three students. The dependent variable was…
Descriptors: Young Children, Disabilities, Courseware, Investigations
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Thomas-Sunesson, Danielle; Hakuta, Kenji; Bialystok, Ellen – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2018
Past studies examining the cognitive function of bilingual school-aged children have pointed to enhancements in areas of executive control relative to age-matched monolingual children. The majority of these studies has tested children from a middle-class background and compared performance of bilinguals as a discrete group against monolinguals.…
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Executive Function, Bilingualism, Hispanic Americans
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Sun, He; Steinkrauss, Rasmus; Wieling, Martijn; de Bot, Kees – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2018
This study examines the English vocabulary development of 43 very young child English as a foreign language (FL) learners (age 3.2-6.2) in China. They were tested twice for vocabulary breadth (reception and production) and semantic depth (paradigmatic and syntagmatic vocabulary knowledge). The development of the English vocabulary knowledge…
Descriptors: Individual Differences, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Chinese
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Brighi, Antonella; Mazzanti, Chiara; Guarini, Annalisa; Sansavini, Alessandra – International Journal of Emotional Education, 2015
A considerable amount of research has examined the link between children's peer acceptance, which refers to the degree of likability within the peer group, social functioning and emotional wellbeing, at a same age and in a long term perspective, pointing out to the contribution of peer acceptance for mental wellbeing. Our study proposes a…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Peer Acceptance, Sociometric Techniques, Social Networks
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Qiu, Chen; Winsler, Adam – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2017
Via naturalistic observations, parent interview, and direct assessments, we examined language proficiency, language use, and differentiation of a 3-year, 4-month-old bilingual child exposed to Mandarin and English via the "one parent-one language" principle. Although noun versus verb dominance has been explored across verb-based…
Descriptors: Language Usage, Child Rearing, Bilingualism, Parent Child Relationship
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Ouellette, Gene; Senechal, Monique; Haley, Allyson – Journal of Experimental Education, 2013
This teaching study tested whether guiding invented spelling through a Vygotskian approach to feedback would facilitate kindergarten children's entry into literacy more so than phonological awareness instruction. Participants included 40 kindergarteners whose early literacy skills were typical of literacy-rich classrooms, and who were receiving a…
Descriptors: Invented Spelling, Kindergarten, Emergent Literacy, Literacy Education
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