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Luo, Rufan; Tamis-LeMonda, Catherine S. – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Children's book-sharing and oral storytelling experiences were examined in 264 4-year-olds from low-income African-American, Dominican, Mexican, and Chinese families in the United States. Mothers reported on children's book-sharing and oral storytelling experiences with mothers, fathers, and other people (siblings, grandparents, relatives, and…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Minority Groups, African Americans, Hispanic Americans
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Hall Pistorio, Kalynn; Brady, Michael P.; Morris, Cindy – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Many young children receive developmental screenings because they do not perform basic self-regulation skills needed in preschool and home environments. Previous research on Literacy-Based Behavioural Interventions (LBBI) shows promise for promoting acquisition and maintenance of skills and routines; however, research has not yet examined the…
Descriptors: Young Children, Emergent Literacy, Self Management, Screening Tests
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Al-Dababneh, Kholoud Adeeb; Al-Zboon, Eman K.; Ahmad, Jamal – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
The purpose of this study was to compare the availability of a creative environment within regular schools between the academic year 2009/2010 and 2015/2016 by measuring teachers' perceptions concerning creativity, their self-efficacy, teaching creativity, and barriers to creativity. A questionnaire was developed and distributed among 297 teachers…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Self Efficacy, Teaching Experience, Creativity
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Franieck, Maria Leticia Castrechini Fernandes; Page, Timothy – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
The spontaneous narratives of three brothers, ages 5, 8, and 11, in response to a structured story stem task were analysed for representations of positive and negative family interactions. The children had lived their entire lives with no permanent home, and often on the streets, in the care of their mother. The story stem task presented brief…
Descriptors: Siblings, Children, Preadolescents, Interaction
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Akgül, Esra; Yazici, Dila; Akman, Berrin – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
This study aims to compare the views of parents living in their own country or abroad on raising bilingual children. At the end of the study, we found that parents from both groups gave similar answers to the questions regarding the definition of bilingualism and the age for starting bilingual education; however, they gave similar but also…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Preferences, Foreign Nationals, Child Rearing
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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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Coelho, Vera; Barros, Sílvia; Burchinal, Margaret R.; Cadima, Joana; Pessanha, Manuela; Pinto, Ana Isabel; Peixoto, Carla; Bryant, Donna M. – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Although literature reports associations between parent-teacher communication and childcare quality, little is known about how such communications are related to family, child and childcare characteristics. This study examines whether child, family and childcare experience characteristics predict the level of parent-teacher communication, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Predictor Variables, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Interpersonal Communication
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Perle, Jonathan G. – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Childhood disruptive behaviours are some of the most frequent concerns posed by families to child-focused medical providers. While prevalent and holding the potential to exacerbate into Disruptive Behaviour Disorders, some providers utilize 'wait and see' philosophies in the hopes that children will outgrow the concerns. Unfortunately, many do…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Physicians, Evaluation, Young Children
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Blaurock, Sabine; Kluczniok, Katharina – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Based on the concept of educational quality of the home learning environment, stimulating and responsive family time is crucial for children's development. In turn, time use depends on the developmental stages in childhood. International studies indicate that family patterns of time use are associated with a family's resources (i.e. level of…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Family Environment, Educational Quality, Socioeconomic Status
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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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Acar, Ibrahim H.; Pérez-González, Sam; Kutaka, Traci Shizu; Yildiz, Süleyman – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
The current study is an examination of contributions of difficult temperament and qualities of parent-child relationship to Turkish children's peer relations, with a specific focus on the moderating role of parent-child relationships (closeness and conflict) on difficult temperament when predicting children's peer relations. Participants were 94…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Personality, Personality Problems, Child Behavior
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Öztürk Dönmez, Renginar; Bayik Temel, Ayla – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
The aim of this review is to identify the behavioural soothing interventions (BSIs) used for reducing infant crying and to determine their effect. Studies had to describe an experimental study addressing infant crying and BSIs in the first six months after birth. Searches were performed in Web of Science, Pubmed, Science Direct, EBSCOhost,…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Intervention, Infant Behavior, Infants
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Elvstrand, Helene; Lago, Lina – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
This study aims to answer the question of how pupils' participation is acted within the context of Swedish leisure time centres (LTCs) through the analysis of ethnographic material from five different LTCs. The analysis took a grounded theory approach, and the results show that pupils' participation in LTCs can be seen as an ongoing negotiation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Leisure Time, Recreational Facilities, Student Participation
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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
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Leer, Jane; Lopez-Boo, Florencia – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Home-visit parenting programmes have been linked to positive developmental outcomes among participating children, yet few studies have explored the mechanisms behind this impact. We observe 40 home visits across seven countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, using an observational tool to assess visit content, coaching strategy, and the…
Descriptors: Home Visits, Child Rearing, Program Effectiveness, Home Programs
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