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Yim Hoi Yin Bonnie, Ebbeck Marjory, October 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A cross-cultural research study of children's preferences for group musical activities in child care centres, with 228 young children aged 4?5 years in 7 child care centers in Hong Kong and in the Adelaide City of South Australia
Willis Linda Mayo, May, 2009
Reports & Papers
This study investigated American Indian child care directors' perceptions of the reservation community's efforts to promote and preserve cultural integrity in the local transmission of cultural values to children aged birth to five who are enrolled…
Mashburn Andrew J., Justice Laura M., Downer Jason T., Pianta Robert C., May/June 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An inquiry into the role of children?s peer interactions in the acquisition of language skills, based on a subsample of 1,812 children from 453 prekindergarten classrooms in 11 states
Lappalainen Sirpa, February 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An ethnographic study of discourses on nationality among preschool children, based on author observations, interviews with 26 children, six teachers and 12 mothers, artifacts, and video analysis in two preschool classes in Finland over the course of…
Ramsey Patricia G., October 2008
Other
Peer Reviewed
An exploration of the relationship between children's development and societal divisions such as race, class, gender, and culture
Ramsey Patricia G., October 2008
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of the roles and goals of multicultural education in Head Start children?s learning and development
Jorgensen Robyn, Logan Helen, March 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of computer use, skills, and access at home and elsewhere among a population of children who attend child care centers in a diverse region of Australia
Hojholt Charlotte, 2008
Other
Peer Reviewed
A theoretical exploration of the influence of children?s participation in their community on children?s development
Morin Anne, 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An inquiry into effectiveness of isolated learning for children with special needs in Denmark, with a focus on the need for a special education approach centered on children?s communities and environment
Hawkins Karen, 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the relationship between use of children?s literature and children?s understanding of social issues, based on interviews with children from two early childhood education classrooms in Australia
Wessells Michael, Monteiro Carlinda, 2008
Other
An exploration of the influence of conflict situations and war on the development and well-being of young children in Angola, and an account of the outreach programs and advocacy of the Christian Children's Fund (CCF) in the country's post-conflict…
Bone Jane, Cullen Joy, Loveridge Judith, December 2007
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A description and discussion of spiritual experiences in an early childhood setting, and an exploration of the notion of hospitality as a spiritual concept from a case study of a Montessori casa, a private preschool in New Zealand
Kennedy Elena, Bronte-Tinkew Jacinta, Matthews Greg, February, 2007
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of cultural competence and its importance for out-of-school time programs, with suggestions for introducing cultural competent activities into programs
Brassard Marla R., Boehm Anne E., January 2007
Other
A presentation of a model for assessing 3- to 6-year-olds that integrates IDEA guidelines, theoretical approaches to child development, and current best practices, with discussions and case studies addressing the evaluation of culturally diverse…
Doucet Fabienne, Tudge Jonathan R.H., 2007
Other
A discussion of the transition to school as a cultural experience for children and families