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Brown Sierra L., McCobin Allison, Easley Stephanie, McGoey Kara E., July, 2020
Other
Peer Reviewed
Children have been impacted by COVID-19 in many different ways and are acutely aware of the changes in their everyday life. For some children, early childhood education programs provide a safe haven that is predictable and safe, and children now may…
Simpson Donald, Mazzocco Philip J., Loughran Sandra, Lumsden Eunice, Clark Rory McDowall, Winterbottom Christian, 17 December, 2019
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Parent-practitioner engagement in the early years has become a key policy in remediating the negative effects of poverty upon children's early educational outcomes. Although this approach is shared across several developed countries there has been…
Prieto Jesus Paz-Albo, May, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Access to high-quality early childhood education and care (ECEC) is important for developmental outcomes and school success. The first years of life are a critical period for learning and the quality of early experiences can have a significant…
Ward Ute, Perry Bob, April, 2018
Other
Peer Reviewed
A special issue of European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, focusing on working with parents and families and featuring articles from Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, Finland, Hong Kong, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States
Ward Ute, Perry Bob, April, 2018
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Peer Reviewed
This editorial serves as an introduction to a special issue of European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, focusing on working with parents and families and featuring articles from Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, Finland, Hong Kong,…
Prieto Jesus Paz-Albo, February, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Nurturing experiences in preparation for prospective early childhood educators' work with families during their training are critical for establishing empowering relationships. This article details a qualitative case study of 77 prospective early…
Mitchell Sue, Lessner Cyndi La Marca, Vesely Colleen K., 12 October, 2017
Other

This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that provides a review of the context and benefits of building partnerships with families of young dual language learners. Strategies and practices based on top challenges to family engagement…

Fonseca Manuela, Figueras-Daniel Alexandra, Vesely Colleen K., 12 September, 2017
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This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that discusses the benefits of and obstacles to establishing partnerships with families of young dual language learners. It explores concepts and definitions of several terms: implicit bias,…

Sawyer Brook E., Manz Patricia Holliday, Martin Kristin A., March/April 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Guided by Bronfenbrenner's bio-ecological theory of human development and Moll's theory of funds of knowledge, the aim of this qualitative study was to examine the beliefs of parents and early childhood teachers on (a) the language development of…
Iddings Ana Christina da Silva, Reyes Iliana, March, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This article reports on a longitudinal study spanning over 5 years, involving the design and implementation of an early childhood teacher education program model that engages a critical-ecological theoretical approach, a funds of knowledge…
Thompson Paula, Marvin Christine A., Knoche Lisa, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Positive parent-teacher relationships are associated with positive child outcomes (Minke, 2010). Teacher characteristics such as self-efficacy and their work contexts, such as the number of children/families each teacher serves may influence…
Thompson Paula, Marvin Christine A., Knoche Lisa, 2017
Other
Peer Reviewed
Positive parent-teacher relationships are associated with positive child outcomes (Minke, 2010). Teachers' work contexts, such as the number of children/families each teacher serves each day/week and a teacher's self-efficacy may influence teachers…
Viskovic Ivana, Visnjic Jevtic Adrijana, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Cooperation between preschool education institutions (kindergartens) and families contributes to the welfare of children, and primarily depends on the attitudes and competences of teachers. The research was conducted in two preschool institutions…
Sawyer Brook E., Manz Patricia Holliday, Martin Kristin A., Hammond Thomas C., Garrigan Scott, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A pressing educational concern is how to provide effective education for the growing population of dual language learners (DLL) in early childhood settings. Given the robust findings that family involvement promotes children's academic success as…
Huntsinger Carol S., Jose Paul E., Luo Zupei, Q4 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Early experiences with mathematics and reading are important to the future academic success of children in the United States. The present longitudinal study examined the role of parent-provided experiences in giving young children basic foundations…