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Richter, Mechthild; Popa-Roch, Maria; Clément, Céline – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2019
The transition from primary to secondary school is a sensitive phase in the life of a child, especially within vulnerable groups such as children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). ASD characteristics, such as the refusal to change or social interaction difficulties, present challenges to the transition not only for the students themselves, but…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Individualized Education Programs, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students
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Ness, Molly K. – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2019
Many preservice and early career teachers in the United States are White, middle class, and female and as such have little firsthand experience working with or growing up in the increasingly diverse population of U.S. schools. As a part of a graduate course in children's literature, the objective of this study was to understand teacher candidates'…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Childrens Literature, Graduate Students, Student Attitudes
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Englehardt, Joanna; Brown, Christopher P. – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2019
Policymakers' neoliberal education reforms, which define education through economic rather than democratic principles, continue to promote the integration of mobile devices into early childhood classrooms to provide students with new learning opportunities while preparing them for the job market. Although many schools have begun integrating such…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Timmons, Kristy – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2019
This research examines the influence of educator and child expectations on children's self-regulation, early reading, and vocabulary outcomes over two time points. Thirty educators (15 early childhood educators [ECEs] and 15 teachers) and 149 kindergarten children participated in the research. The educators participated in an expectation ranking…
Descriptors: Expectation, Kindergarten, Self Management, Early Reading
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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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Jambunathan, Saigeetha; Jayaraman, J. D.; Jayaraman, Keerthi; Jayaraman, Adithi – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2019
This study researched the effect of peer-led leadership workshops on the perception of leadership skills among middle school children in India. Five hundred ninety-eight 10- to 14-year-old students participated in this study. The students completed a 20-item Likert-type survey that assessed their perceptions of their own leadership skills and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Peer Teaching, Workshops, Leadership Training
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Cloughessy, Kathy; Waniganayake, Manjula; Blatterer, Harry – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2019
There have been few attempts to capture the experiences of lesbian-parented families in Australian early childhood settings. This study explored the experiences of such families since the implementation of the first national Early Years Learning Framework in 2009 by way of an online survey and follow-up interviews that were analyzed taking a queer…
Descriptors: Females, Homosexuality, Early Childhood Education, Parent Attitudes
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Ferrar, Saskia J.; Stack, Dale M.; Dickson, Daniel J.; Serbin, Lisa A.; Ledingham, Jane; Schwartzman, Alex E. – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2019
The present study examined mothers' responses to their at-risk preschool-age children's (N = 156) successful and unsuccessful attempts during a puzzle task. Associations between mothers' responses and the children's ecological context, as well as children's cognitive and academic abilities at two subsequent time points (ages 6-11, and 9-13 years),…
Descriptors: Mothers, Socialization, Preschool Children, Success
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Linder, Sandra M.; Emerson, Andrea – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2019
This research study begins to explore how a take-home bag intervention (Project MathPack) focused on early childhood mathematics can potentially increase family mathematics play interactions. The primary aim of Project MathPack was to build more effective mathematics environments in home settings and to provide embedded professional development…
Descriptors: Family Involvement, Intervention, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Activities
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Erbil, Deniz Gökçe; Kocabas, Ayfer – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2018
In this study, the effects of applying the cooperative learning method on the students' attitude toward democracy in an elementary 3rd-grade life studies course was examined. Over the course of 8 weeks, the cooperative learning method was applied with an experimental group, and traditional methods of teaching life studies in 2009, which was still…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Democracy, Elementary School Students, Grade 3
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Neumann, Michelle M. – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2018
Mothers play a key role in scaffolding children's writing using traditional tools, such as paper and pencil. However, little is known about how mothers scaffold young children's writing using touch-screen tablets (e.g., iPads) and the associations between maternal scaffolding and emergent literacy. Mother-child dyads (N = 47; M child…
Descriptors: Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Mothers, Preschool Children, Emergent Literacy
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Farley, Kristin S.; Brock, Matthew E.; Winterbottom, Christian – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2018
Early childhood education represents a pivotal opportunity to improve the developmental trajectories of young children, and evidence-based practices (EBPs) are scientifically proven to improve these outcomes. Furthermore, federal law mandates that early childhood practitioners implement EBPs. However, because EBP has not been clearly defined in…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Preschool Teachers, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Early Childhood Education
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Recchia, Susan L.; McDevitt, Seung Eun – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2018
Although child-rearing beliefs and practices vary widely across cultures, a dominant discourse on how to teach and care for young children undergirds most early childhood teacher education programs. In this qualitative multicase study, the authors explored the ways that immigrant preservice teachers negotiated their emerging teacher identities…
Descriptors: Infants, Toddlers, Child Rearing, Parenting Styles
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Wang, Jingying; Li, Hui; Wang, Dan – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2018
This study examines the effects of family involvement on the literacy gap between rural and urban Chinese primary students via mediation analysis. Altogether, 1080 students in Grades 1, 3, and 5 were randomly sampled from three urban and three rural primary schools from Shandong and Guizhou Provinces, representing eastern and western China,…
Descriptors: Literacy, Rural Urban Differences, Family Literacy, Parent Background
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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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