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Banerjee, Neena – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2018
The United States is facing culture gaps between students and teachers in schools. Although the U.S. school-age population is racially, culturally, and linguistically diverse, the teachers are predominantly White. This article investigates whether assignment to same-race teachers affects students' math and reading achievement growth in early…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Minority Group Students, Diversity (Faculty), Racial Factors
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Puccioni, Jaime – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2018
The current study uses nationally representative data drawn from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-Birth Cohort (ECLS-B) to estimate a structural equation model that examines the associations among parents' academic and behavior-oriented school readiness beliefs, home- and school-based parental involvement, and children's academic achievement…
Descriptors: Family School Relationship, Children, Surveys, Longitudinal Studies
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Helland, Turid; Jones, Lise Øen; Helland, Wenche – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2017
This study assessed and compared results from evidence-based screening tools to be filled out by caregivers to identify preschool children at risk of language impairment (LI) and dyslexia. Three different tools were used: one assessing children's communicative abilities, one assessing risk of developmental dyslexia, and one assessing early…
Descriptors: Language Impairments, Preschool Children, Language Skills, Correlation
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Besnard, Thérèse; Letarte, Marie-Josée – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2017
It is believed children stand to benefit from a greater male teacher presence in early childhood education (ECE) where, internationally, the vast majority of ECE teachers are female. This study (N = 180) examines the relationship between children's social adaptation and the educational practices of 53 ECE teachers, 23 (44%) of which were male.…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Early Childhood Education, Teaching Methods, Student Adjustment
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Denham, Susanne A.; Bassett, Hideko H.; Sirotkin, Yana S.; Brown, Chavaughn; Morris, Carol S. – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2015
The goals of this study were to evaluate (1) how specific aspects of executive control, briefly assessed, predict social competence and classroom adjustment during preschool and (2) differences between two aspects of executive control, according to child's age, socioeconomic risk status, and gender. The facets of executive control were defined as…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Executive Function, Interpersonal Competence, Classroom Environment
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Davis, Darrel R.; Bergen, Doris – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2014
This study investigated whether the types and amount of playful activity and thought exhibited from early childhood to adulthood are related to aspects of moral development, such as empathy, behavior, and reasoning. It explored whether the assertions of theorists such as Piaget, Vygotsky, and Erikson regarding the facilitative effect of games with…
Descriptors: College Students, Play, Age Differences, Developmental Stages
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Denham, Susanne A.; Bassett, Hideko Hamada; Way, Erin; Kalb, Sara; Warren-Khot, Heather; Zinsser, Katherine – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2014
Young children's social information processing (SIP) encompasses a series of steps by which they make sense of encounters with other persons; cognitive and emotional aspects of SIP often predict adjustment in school settings. More attention is needed, however, to the development of preschoolers' SIP and its potential foundations. To this end, a…
Descriptors: Social Cognition, Preschool Children, Emotional Response, Child Behavior
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Manfra, Louis; Dinehart, Laura H. B.; Sembiante, Sabrina F. – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2014
This study explores the effects of counting objects and reciting numbers in preschool on 1st-grade math performance. Data on 3,125 low-income preschoolers' (4-to 5-year-olds) counting abilities (orally reciting numerals in chronological order and counting blocks) were collected during a fall session (between September 15 and December 15) and were…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Grade 1, Elementary School Students, Low Income Groups
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Howes, Carollee; Vu, Jennifer A.; Hamilton, Claire – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2011
Continuity and intergenerational transmission of representations of attachment were examined in a longitudinal sample of 88 Mexican immigrant mothers and their children who participated in the local intervention group of the Early Head Start Evaluation Study. The authors interviewed mothers with the Adult Attachment Interview (AAI) and Parent…
Descriptors: Mothers, Disadvantaged Youth, Attachment Behavior, Mexican Americans
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Chang, Mido; Park, Boyoung; Singh, Kusum; Sung, Youngji Y. – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2009
The study examined the longitudinal association of parental involvement in Head Start parent-focused programs, parenting behaviors, and the cognitive development of children by specifying two longitudinal growth models. Model 1 examined the longitudinal effects of the parental involvement in three Head Start parenting programs (parenting classes,…
Descriptors: Social Support Groups, Stimulation, Socialization, Mothers