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Hamilton, Michelle; Liu, Ting; ElGarhy, Sayed – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2017
The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between motor competence and BMI in Hispanic preschool children from low SES backgrounds. One hundred and forty-eight Hispanic low SES preschool children (male = 81, female = 67 participated in this study. All children were measured on gross and fine motor competence using the Peabody…
Descriptors: Body Weight, Psychomotor Skills, Low Income Groups, Hispanic American Students
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Goldstein, Lisa S. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2008
Many early childhood practitioners in the U.S. are experiencing tension between their desire to offer students developmentally appropriate learning experiences and their obligation to teach the academic knowledge and skills mandated by their states. However, careful examination of the DAP guidelines' definition of culturally appropriate practice…
Descriptors: Young Children, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Public Education, Early Childhood Education
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Enke, Allison A.; Briley, Margaret E.; Curtis, Suzanne R.; Greninger, Sue A.; Staskel, Deanna M. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2007
Childcare in the United States (US) has become a necessary part of life for most working parents with the increased use of center-based childcare over the past three decades. Approximately 13 million preschoolers attend some form of childcare. Literature indicates the main predictors of quality childcare programs are adequate experience and…
Descriptors: Safety, Employed Parents, Food Standards, Early Childhood Education
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Buck, Kathryn A.; Ambrosino, Robert J. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2004
This article presents the findings of an exploratory study designed to look at the issue of removal of children from childcare due to behavior problems. A survey was sent to a random sample of nonresidential licensed day care centers (DCCs) in Texas. Results from the survey indicate that 50% of DCCs have removed a child from care due to behavior…
Descriptors: Young Children, Behavior Disorders, Child Behavior, Child Care Centers
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Jacobson, Arminta Lee; Engelbrecht, JoAnn – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2000
Studied perceived education interests, experiences, and learning preferences of parents of young children, usefulness of group characteristics in planning parent education as evidenced by a needs assessment process, and the importance of such a process. Found (1) parental interest in parenting help; (2) parental education level effects on learning…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Needs Assessment, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Education