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Marume, A.; Mafaune, P.; Maradzika, J.; January, J. – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Growth monitoring (GM) is integral in child health programming. More than 73% of children under-five years in Mutasa district were missed during routine GM in 2015. We set out to evaluate the GM programme in 20 health facilities within Mutasa, Zimbabwe. A comparative process-outcome evaluation using the Logical Framework approach was used. A desk…
Descriptors: Child Development, Rural Areas, Foreign Countries, Child Health
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Bojczyk, Kathryn E.; Haverback, Heather Rogers; Pae, Hye K.; Hairston, Marcy; Haring, Christa D. – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
The purpose of this study was to examine the relations between parents' home literacy practices and the literacy skills of young children at risk for reading difficulties. Participants included 198 kindergarten and first-grade students and their parents. Children were enrolled in two Title I schools in an urban setting. Parents completed the…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Child Rearing, Emergent Literacy, Cultural Capital
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Temiz, Zeynep – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
This study aims to investigate narrative competence of bilingual children from low socio-economic status (SES) before and after they were involved in fourteen weeks of Turkish storytelling activities. Fifteen bilingual children from low-SES backgrounds participated in this research. Bilingual children first produced narratives using Mercer Mayer's…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Low Income, Bilingualism, Story Grammar
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Cook, Julia M.; Donovan, Caroline L.; Garnett, Michelle S. – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
This study aimed to investigate the efficacy of a parent-mediated cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) group anxiety intervention with young children with high functioning forms of autism spectrum disorder (ASD).Thirty-one children aged four to six years with ASD and anxiety were randomly assigned to treatment or waitlist control conditions.…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Cognitive Restructuring, Behavior Modification, Autism
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Corsano, Paola; Guidotti, Laura – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Reminiscing is a conversation between a child and caregiver about past events they have experienced together. In recent years, researchers have been interested in implementing training to improve the quality of parents' reminiscing styles, both in typically developing and 'at-risk' children and disadvantaged families. The review analysed studies…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Parent Child Relationship, At Risk Persons, Disadvantaged
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Theodotou, Evgenia – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Personal and social development is an important area which influences children's learning journey in all levels of education. Examining the impact of the arts on children's development, there are several studies that adopt this focus. However, the majority of them focus on either primary or secondary education or on specific personal and social…
Descriptors: Social Development, Childrens Art, Intervention, Play
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Sivberg, Bengt; Jakobsson, Ulf; Lundqvist, Pia – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Very early precursors of disrupted social behaviours are significant to understanding the possibility of mitigating or changing behaviours through interventions. Spontaneous play situations between infant and parent in two groups of infants aged 8.5-9 months were observed. First, a large number of videos were analysed to develop an observational…
Descriptors: Infants, Infant Behavior, Parent Child Relationship, Nonverbal Ability
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Lewis, Helen – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
This paper reports on a study exploring metacognition in young children. Developing metacognitive skills helps children become responsible and 'thoughtful about their learning' [Chatzipanteli, A., Grammatikopoulos, V., & Gregoriadis, A. (2014). Development and evaluation of metacognition in early childhood education. "Early Child…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Video Technology, Teaching Methods, Standardized Tests
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Chatzopoulos, Dimitris; Doganis, George; Kollias, Iraklis – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of creative dance on proprioception, rhythm and static balance in preschool children. The treatment group consisted of 32 preschool children which took part in a creative dance programme that lasted 2 months (twice a week), while the control group (30 preschool children) participated in an…
Descriptors: Creativity, Preschool Children, Dance Education, Psychomotor Skills
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Botsoglou, Kafenia; Beazidou, Eleftheria; Kougioumtzidou, Eleni; Vlachou, Maria – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Given that there is a lack of children's active involvement in the school design process, the aim of the present multimethod study was to gather data in relation to children's active involvement towards the improvement of their own school's physical environment. Over a period of three months, twenty-nine children aged 4-5 years participated in…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Rating Scales, Educational Quality, Educational Environment
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Balali, Marzie; VaezMousavi, Mohammad; Ghasemi, Abdollah; Parvinpour, Shahab – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
The present study aimed to investigate the predictions of challenge point theory (2004) by comparing challenging and non-challenging games groups in developing manipulative fundamental motor skills. Thirty children, aged 4-6 years, from one of the kindergartens of Tehran were divided into the groups. The games were similar in both groups; however,…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Educational Games, Psychomotor Skills
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O'Connor, Amanda; Skouteris, Helen; Nolan, Andrea; Hooley, Merrilyn; Cann, Warren; Williams-Smith, Janet – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Supporting parent-child relationships is vital for children's social and emotional development, future health and well-being. As children now spend significant amounts of time attending early childhood education and care settings, it is opportune that interventions be designed for educators to promote and nurture parent-child relationships. The…
Descriptors: Intervention, Parent Child Relationship, Social Development, Emotional Development
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Godin, Julie; Freeman, Andrew; Rigby, Patty – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) experience significant difficulties engaging in meaningful play. Although enabling their playful engagement in social interactions is an important objective, little is known about which interventions effectively promote it. The aim of this was study to conduct a scoping study to map the breadth and…
Descriptors: Intervention, Interpersonal Relationship, Preschool Children, Autism
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Venitz, Laura; Perels, Franziska – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Self-regulated learning (SRL) is defined as a substantial competence for lifelong learning, meaning that its promotion seems important in the early years. The present study is of special interest as it aimed to develop and evaluate an intervention to improve SRL in preschool-aged children. Because the support of essential reference persons is…
Descriptors: Self Management, Preschool Children, Intervention, Preschool Teachers
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Csirkés, Zsolt; Bretz, Károly; F Földi, Rita; Hamar, Pál – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
The aim was to investigate the effects of a six-month balance intervention based on Ayres therapy on dynamic balance in 5-6-year-old preschoolers born with biological risk factors. Sixty-four preschoolers participated in this study, and were assigned to an experimental group (VR, born with risk factors), a control group 1 (KR, born with risk…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Intervention, At Risk Students, Physical Education
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