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Warren, Jane; Harden-Thew, Kathryn – Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, 2019
Smooth transitions through the early years of education are recognised as pivotal to later personal and academic success. However, for children considered outside the mainstream, these transitions can provide extra challenge for them, their families and educators. This paper reveals the findings of two qualitative studies investigating early…
Descriptors: Child Care Centers, Adjustment (to Environment), Bilingual Students, Parent Attitudes
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Fox-Turnbull, Wendy – Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, 2019
This article describes a study of early childhood teachers' understanding of teaching and learning in children 4 and 5 years of age in technology education. The research aimed at assisting teachers' understanding of learning in technology using a developed framework. This study investigated the development of dispositions and attitudes including…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Young Children, Child Development
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Ey, Lesley-Anne; Walker, Sue; Spears, Barbara – Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, 2019
Research into young children's understanding of bullying in the early years of schooling is limited. The current study examined young children's understanding, explanations and reasoning behind whether behaviours represented in cartoon scenarios depicted bullying or non-bullying incidents. Seventy-seven children aged 4-8 years from one…
Descriptors: Young Children, Childrens Attitudes, Bullying, Moral Development
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Jakobovich, Ronit; Shoval, Ella; Berry, Elliot M.; Shulruf, Boaz – Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, 2019
This study aims to examine the effects of an intervention model, "Change Nutrition by Doing," in which children act as agents of change -- by 'doing' -- in taking responsibility for the contents of the lunch box they bring from home to consume at an early childhood centre. This quasi-randomised case-control trial consisted of 35 Israeli…
Descriptors: Nutrition, Intervention, Change Agents, Kindergarten
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Disney, Leigh; Barnes, Alan; Ey, Lesley; Geng, Gretchen – Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, 2019
Advances in technology have seen a proliferation of touch-screen interfaces available to young children. These screens have changed the way in which young children engage with digital technology; with increased exposure and use, it raises debates about the suitability of integrating digital technology within early childhood settings. There are…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Numeracy, Young Children
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Mantilla, Ana; Edwards, Susan – Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, 2019
This paper reports on a systematic review of the literature conducted to inform Early Childhood Australia (ECA) in the development of a national Statement on Young Children and Digital Technologies. The review examines empirical studies published between 2012 and 2017 identified through systematic screening to advise adults on appropriate digital…
Descriptors: Young Children, Foreign Countries, Information Technology, Video Games
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Page, Jane; Eadie, Patricia – Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, 2019
There is growing evidence that coaching early childhood educators leads to higher quality teaching practices and improved child learning outcomes. Despite this, there is a lack of Australian evidence on the impact that coaching in collaborative, interdisciplinary teams in early childhood education and care settings has on teacher effectiveness and…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Interdisciplinary Approach, Early Childhood Teachers, Teacher Improvement
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Lam, Mei Seung – Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, 2014
The transition from home to early childhood education can be stressful for both children and parents. How parents cope with this potentially stressful event affects both the children's adaptation and the parents' lives during the preschooler stage of the family lifecycle. This paper examines how parents respond to their children's adjustment…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parents, Coping, Early Childhood Education
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Carter, Margaret Anne; Frewen, Amie; Chunn, Jennifer – Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, 2014
This study reports the importance 244 parents of six-year-old children living in Singapore placed on cognitive (problem-solving and creativity) and non-cognitive (practical school skills and conforming) behaviours. Our research team hypothesised that, as the age of the parent increased, the importance placed on each covariant skill (problem…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parents, Parent Attitudes, Young Children
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Duncan, Judith; One, Sarah Te – Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, 2014
Over a two-year teacher-researcher project in New Zealand we used a mosaic of research methods (Clark, 2010) to capture the perspectives of staff, parents and children. As a team of teachers and academic researchers, we recorded and documented reconceptualised pedagogical practices that included active adult participation in a cluster of early…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Young Children, Child Care Centers, Child Care
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Thomas, Louise – Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, 2012
The early childhood sector has in recent times engaged in processes of professionalisation. The expectations associated with engagement in professional relationships is one element of such processes. Another element is an expectation of ethical practice. The paper considers how particular representations of relationships and representations of…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Ethics, Young Children, Professional Identity
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Schischka, Janice; Rawlinson, Catherine; Hamilton, Richard – Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, 2012
This qualitative study examined the factors involved in school transitions for a sample of 17 children with a range of disabilities, aged from 5.25 to 6.16 years, their parents, and their Year 1 teachers. Parents and teachers were interviewed and asked for their retrospective views on how the transition process had occurred for their children in…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Educational Practices, Young Children, Early Childhood Education
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Douglas, Susan; Stirling, Lesley – Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, 2012
This article investigates processes of engagement in social pretend play between children with autism (age range 3.6 to 7.2 years) and adult play partners, using a large corpus of conversational data. We take a qualitative discourse analytic approach to investigate the metacommunicative strategies used by the children. Our initial framework for…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Autism, Play, Imagination
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McFarland-Piazza, Laura; Saunders, Rachel – Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, 2012
This study reports findings from a follow-up study involving mothers and early childhood professionals who completed participation in a 12-week, hands-on parent education program in the United States. In this program, mothers learned about positive guidance in a weekly seminar, and additionally practised implementing positive guidance in an early…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Mothers, Early Childhood Education, Parent Education
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Leung, Chi-hung – Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, 2012
A key educational reform proposal made in 2000 is to build a new culture for quality early childhood education through upgrading professional competence. Teachers are an important element of high-quality, developmentally appropriate early childhood programs. The Teacher Beliefs and Practices Survey (TBS) based on 2009 NAEYC Developmentally…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Young Children, Factor Analysis, Educational Change
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