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Kolano, Lan Quach; Davila, Liv T. – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2019
This article presents case study data from a 2-year ethnography of Southeast Asian youth engagement within a grassroots community organization that serves immigrants in North Carolina before, during, and after the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Specifically, this study focuses on the ways in which five adolescent young women, who self-identified…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Refugees, Females, Asians
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Resor, Jessica; Hegde, Archana V.; Stage, Virginia C.; Yeh, Chia – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2019
This study aimed to understand early childhood pre-service teachers' thoughts and experiences with nutrition education in their undergraduate program and how these experiences play into their perceptions and future use of nutrition education within their own classrooms. Using phenomenology, 11 in-depth telephonic interviews were conducted with…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preschool Teachers, Early Childhood Education, Student Attitudes
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White, Richard B.; Polly, Drew; Audette, Robert H. – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2012
The study provides an illustration of an elementary school's implementation of a model of Response to Intervention (RTI). The school was selected to be the pilot for RTI implementation within the district. The study employed interviews of all members of the school RTI Leadership Team and select members of the district-level RTI Leadership Team. An…
Descriptors: Intervention, Response to Intervention, Program Implementation, Case Studies
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Rodriguez, Diane; Ringler, Marjorie; O'Neal, Debbie; Bunn, Kelley – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2009
The number of students who speak languages other than English continues to grow in both rural and urban public schools in the United States. This study investigated the perceptions of 123 students (57 monolingual and 66 English language learners [ELLs]) from a rural public elementary school in North Carolina with respect to school climate,…
Descriptors: Extracurricular Activities, Self Efficacy, Academic Achievement, Second Language Learning
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Mims, Sharon U.; Scott-Little, Catherine; Lower, Joanna K.; Cassidy, Deborah J.; Hestenes, Linda L. – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2008
The field of early care and education is continually seeking to determine factors that contribute to the overall quality of the education for young children. Individual characteristics of teachers, including education level, have been associated with classroom quality. Program demographics, including turnover rate for teachers, also have had…
Descriptors: Age, Young Children, Child Care Centers, Child Care
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Lower, Joanna K.; Cassidy, Deborah J. – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2007
The study explores the relationship between child care program administration, organizational climate, and global quality. The recently developed Program Administration Scale (PAS; Talan & Bloom, 2004) was utilized in the study. Both program administration and organizational climate were found to be positively correlated with preschool…
Descriptors: Child Care Centers, Work Environment, Organizational Climate, Labor Force
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Hardin, Belinda J.; Jones, M. Gail; Figueras, Olimpia – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2005
The purpose of this qualitative study was to investigate timekeeping constructs of 4- and 5-year-old children in Campeche, Mexico, and North Carolina, United States, as well as the sociocultural conditions that shaped changes in their ideas about timekeeping (methods to mark and measure time) before, during, and after their kindergarten year.…
Descriptors: Time, Foreign Countries, Activities, Kindergarten
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Hall, Alice Henderson; Cassidy, Deborah J. – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2002
Examined whether participating in the North Carolina Quality Enhancement Initiative improved the quality of 26 participating school-age child care programs. Found a significant increase in the quality of child care environments and teacher-child interaction over the 9-month period. State license and smaller group size related to higher quality…
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), Accrediting Agencies, After School Programs, Children