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Dockett Sue, Kearney Emma, Perry Bob, November, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of both children's perspectives of, expectations for, and experiences of their local community, and the participation processes employed by educators to elicit those perspectives, based on data from 90 children aged 2-6 years and 5…
Liu Meirong, Anderson Steven G., April, 2012
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A study of the relationship between the types of child care selected by employed mothers of three-year-olds and neighborhood characteristics, including neighborhood poverty composition, racial composition, and proportion of foreign born, based on…
Kragh-Muller Grethe, Isbell Rebecca, April 2011
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A comparison of young children's preferred activities and engagements, likes and dislikes, and relationships to teachers and peers in a Danish and an American early childhood program
Samuelsson Ingrid Pramling, March 2011
Other
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A review of 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…
Tandon Pooja S., Zhou Chuan, Lozano Paula, Christakis Dimitri Alexander, February 2011
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An assessment of preschoolers' cumulative daily screen time, both at home and at child care, based on a secondary analysis of data from a sample of 8,950 that represents approximately 4 million preschool children
Salmon Angela K., August 2010
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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