NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing all 8 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hertz, Sarah; Bernier, Annie; Cimon-Paquet, Catherine; Regueiro, Sophie – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
This study aimed to examine the unique and interactive contributions of the quality of mothers' and fathers' relationships with their toddlers to the prediction of children's subsequent executive functioning (EF). The sample included 46 low-risk middle-class families. The quality of mother-child and father-child interactions was assessed…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Executive Function, Fathers, Mothers
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Sun, Jin; Tang, Yixuan – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
This study examined the relationship between aspects of maternal scaffolding and Chinese preschoolers' self-regulation. Thirty-three children aged 3-5 (12 boys and 21 girls) and their mothers from one kindergarten in Nanning, China, participated in 2 dyadic problem-solving tasks. The children's self-regulation was assessed using the tapping task…
Descriptors: Mothers, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Preschool Children, Child Development
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Anderson, Kimberly L.; Atkinson, Terry S.; Swaggerty, Elizabeth A.; O'Brien, Kevin – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
At start-up of a book distribution programme (Dolly Parton's Imagination Library) in a southeastern United States community, we examined baseline relationships between at-home shared book reading (SBR) and children's language/literacy abilities and skills at kindergarten entry. One hundred fifty-two parent/child dyads participated; children (53%…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, School Readiness, Books, Emergent Literacy
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Lee, Hye Jung; Kim, Jihyun – Early Child Development and Care, 2016
The objective of this study is to examine the structural relationships among┬ávariables that predict the mathematical ability of young children,┬ánamely young children's mathematical attitude, exposure to private mathematical learning, mothers' view about their children's mathematical learning, and mothers' mathematical attitude. To this end, we…
Descriptors: Mathematics Skills, Structural Equation Models, Constructivism (Learning), Questionnaires
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Jones, V. Faye; Brown, Elizabeth Todd; Molfese, Victoria; Ferguson, Melissa C.; Jacobi-Vessels, Jill; Bertsch, Carey; Abraham, Tanya; Davis, Deborah Winders – Early Child Development and Care, 2015
Objective: Children from low-income families are often not well-prepared for kindergarten entry, especially in mathematical skills. Caregivers may lack the knowledge and confidence to teach early mathematical skills. The purpose of this study was to develop a parent-child activities-based mathematics learning programme and test its acceptability…
Descriptors: Pediatrics, Primary Health Care, Low Income Groups, School Readiness
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Ihmeideh, Fathi Mahmoud – Early Child Development and Care, 2014
It has been widely recognised that fathers can play a key role in the development and well-being of young children. In many cases, however, fathers still have limited involvement in the early years education of their children and their voices are as yet unheard. This study examined the beliefs and practices of Jordanian fathers of kindergarten…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Parent Attitudes, Parent Participation, Kindergarten
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Besnard, Therese; Verlaan, Pierrette; Davidson, Marilyne; Vitaro, Frank; Poulin, Francois; Capuano, France – Early Child Development and Care, 2013
Empirical evidence suggests that children's disruptive behaviour (CDB) and quality of parenting influence one another bidirectionally. However, few studies have considered the separate contribution of the mother--child and father--child relationships to disruptive behaviours within a longitudinal context. Against this background, the reciprocal…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Parenting Styles, Parent Child Relationship, Parenting Skills
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Barnard-Brak, Lucy; To, Yen M.; Davis, Tonya N.; Thomson, David – Early Child Development and Care, 2011
The purpose of the current study was to investigate the association between fathers' involvement and the presence of later symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children. A community-based, nationally representative sample of children from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-Kindergarten Cohort was utilised. Using a…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Kindergarten, Grade 1, Fathers