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Kim, YaeBin – Early Child Development and Care, 2015
Parenting education needs assessment surveys were collected from a large group of the parents or caregivers of 698 0-5-year-old children in southern Nevada. Survey questions addressed parenting education interests, family characteristics, and preferred delivery methods of parenting education. Cluster analysis was used to empirically determine if…
Descriptors: Parent Education, Child Rearing, Parenting Skills, Parent Surveys
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Hurwitz, Lisa B.; Lauricella, Alexis R.; Hanson, Ann; Raden, Anthony; Wartella, Ellen – Early Child Development and Care, 2015
Head Start emphasises parent engagement as a critical strategy in promoting children's long-term learning. Parents can support children's positive development by engaging them in stimulating activities. The following study assessed whether a service that delivered parenting tips via text message could prompt parents of children enrolled in Head…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Disadvantaged Youth, Child Development, Learning Activities
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Rose, Anthea; Atkin, Chris – Early Child Development and Care, 2011
There is concern from government in each of the sample sites over the role fathers play in supporting their children through school. Fathers have become a more "visible parent" and a focus for policy-makers in education. Family literacy programmes are used in this article as an example of an educational programme where fathers are often…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Family Literacy, Fathers