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Salmon Angela K., August 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the use of music as a tool in the engagement of children in thinking activities that promote literacy, self-expression, and cultural awareness, based on the experience of an action research project conducted at both a Reggio-…
Harper Lourie J., Brand Susan Trostle, Summer 2010
Other
Peer Reviewed
A presentation of criteria for the selection of multicultural literature for use with preschool and primary school-age children, and five strategies for the use of multicultural texts in the enhancement of child oral language, vocabulary, and…
Cleghorn Ailie, Prochner Larry, January 2010
Other
An exploration of the ways in which local and global community dynamics influence activities and practices in early childhood education and care settings, based on a case study of one preschool in India, one in South Africa, and one in Canada
Brooker Liz, Woodhead Martin, 2010
Other
A discussion of the role of culture in the development of early childhood programs
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
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
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…
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…