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O'Sullivan, Cathryn; Minott, Ceceile – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
The authors, through a consultancy with the Caribbean Child Development Centre, the University of the West Indies Open Campus, sought to identify comprehensive parent support programmes and policies in the healthcare sector in non-Spanish-speaking Caribbean countries. As mapping researchers, the authors were contracted to map policies and…
Descriptors: Health Services, Parent Education, Parent Materials, Child Development
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Slutsky, Ruslan; DeShetler, Lori M. – Early Child Development and Care, 2017
Technology is a prominent way that young children choose to play. With new advents in technology, children are finding it easier to gain access to technology through parents' cell phones and tablets. The influx of technology in the daily lives of children is putting into question whether or not children are spending too much time engaging in such…
Descriptors: Play, Information Technology, Preschool Children, Mixed Methods Research
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LaForett, Doré R.; Mendez, Julia L. – Early Child Development and Care, 2017
This study examined associations between parents' developmentally appropriate beliefs about young children's play and responsive parenting. Low-income parents and their children enrolled in Head Start programmes (n = 231) in the United States participated in the study. Responsive parenting skills (characterized by high levels of warmth and…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Play, Preschool Children, Mother Attitudes
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Barnard, Allison D.; Adelson, Jill L.; Pössel, Patrick – Early Child Development and Care, 2017
We explored the associations between student-perceived teaching behaviours and negative affect (NA) and positive affect (PA) in upper elementary age students, both before and after controlling for perceived parenting behaviours. The Teaching Behaviour Questionnaire, the Alabama Parenting Questionnaire, and the Positive and Negative Affect Schedule…
Descriptors: Correlation, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Behavior
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Ren, Lixin; Edwards, Carolyn Pope – Early Child Development and Care, 2016
This mixed methods study focused on the socialization goals for preschool-aged children among parents from three small-sized cities located in northeastern China. A total of 154 parents with preschool-aged children completed questionnaires measuring parental socialization goals for children's social-emotional competence and academic achievement.…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Foreign Countries
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Bono, Katherine E.; Sy, Susan R.; Kopp, Claire B. – Early Child Development and Care, 2016
This study focuses on the associations between family variables and academic and social school readiness in low-income Black children. Analyses drew from the National Institute for Child Development (NICHD) Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development dataset. The participants included 122 children and their mothers. Data collection occurred…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Low Income Students, African American Students, School Readiness
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Choy, Mian Yee; Karuppiah, Nirmala – Early Child Development and Care, 2016
Successful transition from preschool to primary school is believed to have long-term positive effects on a child's academic performance and social competence. In this study, data were gathered from preschool teachers, primary schoolteachers and parents through the use of questionnaires and semi-structured interviews, on their perceptions and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Kindergarten, School Readiness, Preschool Education
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Chan, Siu Mui; Oi Poon, Scarlet Fung – Early Child Development and Care, 2016
This study examined child cognitive-behavioural factors and parenting factors related to childhood depressive symptoms. Results indicate that positive and negative attributional styles were protective and vulnerable factors of depression symptoms, respectively, and the attribution-depression link was mediated by self-esteem and coping responses.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Grade 4, Grade 5
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Jiang, Shan; Han, Myae – Early Child Development and Care, 2016
The current study surveyed parental play beliefs among the three groups of parents: the mainland Chinese, Chinese immigrants in the USA, and European-Americans. Limited comparison studies on parental play beliefs were previously reported for these three populations in the literature. Two measures, the Chinese child-rearing ideology and parental…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Parent Attitudes, Play
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September, Shiron Jade; Rich, Edna Grace; Roman, Nicolette Vanessa – Early Child Development and Care, 2016
Early childhood development (ECD) has been recognised to be the most important contributor to long-term social and emotional development. Therefore, positive parenting is paramount to foster quality parent-child interaction. Previous research shows that for parents to adopt a positive parenting style, some degree of parental knowledge is required.…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Socioeconomic Status, Young Children, Child Development
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Defelipe, Renata P.; Bussab, Vera S. R.; Vieira, Mauro L. – Early Child Development and Care, 2016
Postpartum depression (PPD) is a mood disorder which can adaptively alter maternal socialisation strategies. Our objective was to investigate differences in ethnotheories and childrearing practices of mothers with low (N = 46) and high (N = 45) intensity of PPD. The Brazilian version of Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale was applied at 3, 8 and…
Descriptors: Depression (Psychology), Child Rearing, Cultural Influences, Mothers
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Ren, Lixin; Edwards, Carolyn Pope – Early Child Development and Care, 2015
This study examines relations among Chinese parents' expectations for children's development of social-emotional skills, parenting styles, and child social competence. A total of 154 parents with preschool-aged children from mainland China completed questionnaires measuring their timing of expectations for children's mastery of social-emotional…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Expectation, Parenting Styles, Child Rearing
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StGeorge, Jennifer; Fletcher, Richard; Freeman, Emily; Paquette, Daniel; Dumont, Caroline – Early Child Development and Care, 2015
Unintentional injury is an important cause of infant and child hospitalisation and parents play a key role in reducing children's risk-taking behaviour. Studies show that maternal and paternal parenting and supervision of children differ, but there is little research showing how fathers' parenting may influence children's tendency to engage in…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Fathers, Risk, Injuries
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Zimmer-Gembeck, Melanie J.; Webb, Haley J.; Thomas, Rae; Klag, Stefanie – Early Child Development and Care, 2015
Self-determination theorists argue that parents can support or thwart their children's psychological needs for relatedness, autonomy, and competence. The first aim of this study was to develop a measure to assess six dimensions of parenting theoretically linked to meeting toddlers' needs. The second aim was to examine the associations of these…
Descriptors: Self Determination, Child Rearing, Toddlers, Childhood Needs
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Norlin, David; Axberg, Ulf; Broberg, Malin – Early Child Development and Care, 2014
International research indicates that children with disabilities are more exposed to negative parenting than their non-disabled peers. The mechanisms behind this increased risk are likely operating at the levels of the individual child, the family and the broader social context. The present study investigated harsh parenting practices using…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Aggression, Parenting Styles, Disabilities
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