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Mertala, Pekka – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Research on early childhood teachers' perceptions of technology integration has been criticized for not paying enough attention to the unique pedagogical characteristics of early childhood education. This qualitative study contributes to resolving this need by scrutinizing preservice teachers' perceptions of technology usage through the frames of…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Integration, Early Childhood Education, Preservice Teachers
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Gündogan, Aysun – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Imagination is the ability of envisaging something that does not exist at the time being. Since 5-6-year-old children get through the pre-operational stage of Piaget's [2004. "Çocukta Zihinsel Gelisim" [Intellectual Development of Child] (2nd ed., H. Portakal, Trans.). Istanbul: Cem], they believe in empirical facts. Hence, Kujawski's…
Descriptors: Creativity Tests, Imagination, Preschool Children, Creativity
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Borg, Farhana – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
This study explored preschool children's knowledge and views of other children's economic situation worldwide, and their self-reported sources of such knowledge. A total of 53 final-year preschool children, aged 5-6, from 12 preschools in Sweden were interviewed. Children's responses were analysed using content analysis and the Structure of the…
Descriptors: Young Children, Childrens Attitudes, Preschool Children, Preschools
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Beers, Courtney – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
The quality of early caregiving and educational environments has a significant effect on children's later cognitive outcomes. Early childhood teachers are an important determining factor in the quality of these environments and therefore they need appropriate professional preparation. The purpose of this study was to describe the ways in which…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Cognitive Development, Child Development, Early Childhood Teachers
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Nasiopoulou, Panagiota; Williams, Pia; Sheridan, Sonja; Yang Hansen, Kajsa – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
This article explores preschool teachers' professional profiles in Sweden. Considering various educational policy reforms in Sweden the last decades, this study is grounded in interactionist perspectives and Bronfenbrenner's bio-ecological model. A set of multiple professional indicators related to preschool teachers' educational background,…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Profiles, Teacher Characteristics, Educational Background
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Elmonayer, Randa Abdelaleem – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
The present study examines the effect of visual scaffolding on promoting number sense skills (including number recognition, counting, ordinality, comparison, and calculation) of Egyptian autistic children mainstreamed in kindergartens. The participants were five autistic children, enrolled in the second level of kindergarten (ages 5-6).…
Descriptors: Autism, Foreign Countries, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Numbers
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Lager, Karin – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
This article is positioned in the context of a discussion about an increasing focus on quality in education. The aim of the article is to explore discourses enacted in Systematic Quality Work (SQW) in municipalities and leisure-time centres. In Sweden, SQW comes within the statutory obligations of municipals and leisure-time centres and…
Descriptors: Leisure Time, Educational Quality, Discourse Analysis, Municipalities
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Ruiz Ortiz, Rosa Maria; Barnes, Jacqueline – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
This study examined the relevance of infant temperament, parent personality and parenting stress for children's socio-emotional development, looking in addition for any differences between mothers and fathers. Participants, from a community sample, were 410 mothers and fathers reporting their personality (NEO Personality Inventory), child…
Descriptors: Personality, Infants, Parents, Child Rearing
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Arnold, Cath – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
This paper draws on observational studies of three young children in order to demonstrate firstly, their intrinsic motivation to explore systematically through repeated patterns of action or 'schemas'; secondly, how those repeated actions appear and are explored in their emerging language demonstrating their increasing construction of and…
Descriptors: Play, Schemata (Cognition), Language Acquisition, Concept Formation
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Meng, Christine – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
The present study investigated whether the bidirectional cross-lagged paths between teacher--child language interactions and receptive vocabulary would be significantly different between English language learner (ELL) and non-ELL children. The FACES 2009 cohort was used to address the research goals. Cross-lagged analysis was conducted with the…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Interaction, Receptive Language, English Language Learners
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Brock, Laura L.; Kim, Helyn; Gutshall, Claire C.; Grissmer, David W. – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Theory of mind describes the ability to engage in perspective-taking, infer mental states, and predict intentions, behavior, and actions in others. Theory of mind performance is associated with foundational cognitive and socioemotional skills, including verbal ability (receptive and expressive vocabulary), executive function (inhibitory control…
Descriptors: Theory of Mind, Predictor Variables, Kindergarten, Young Children
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Klette, Trine; Killén, Kari – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
In this paper, we present findings from the filmed observations of 12 1-year-old toddlers in 10 different Norwegian childcare centres during separations and reunions with their mothers. Separations and reunions are sensitive situations, especially around the age of one, when separation anxiety normally peaks. The observations were conducted when…
Descriptors: Toddlers, Mothers, Parent Child Relationship, Separation Anxiety
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Leong, Anne Day; Berzin, Stephanie Cosner; Hawkins, Summer Sherburne – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Head Start is a federally funded early childhood education programme that takes a unique 2-generation approach to working with families. Family engagement in early education like Head Start has been shown to improve academic and behavioural outcomes in children, with particular beneficial effects in the children of immigrant parents. This study…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Parent Participation, Federal Programs, Early Childhood Education
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Everley, Suzanne; Everley, Keith – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
In the UK, nearly one-third of children aged 2-15 years are failing to engage in sufficient physical activity (PA). Associated interventions are historically rationalized from adult perspectives. This study aimed to empower children as participants in the research process and experts of their own experience in an endeavour to inform activity…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Student Experience, Physical Activity Level, Student Participation
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Chan, Wai Ling – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
This paper explored the challenges to the infant care profession in Hong Kong crèches, with an aim to contribute to the existing early childhood care literature for reference and comparison elsewhere. A questionnaire survey was conducted with 55 childcare workers and 12 supervisors, followed by interviews with some selected participants to examine…
Descriptors: Infants, Child Caregivers, Child Care Centers, Caregiver Training
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