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Goh Siang Sin, Yamauchi Lois A., Ratliffe Katherine T., October, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An investigation of early care and education educators' perceptions of the Instructional Conversation pedagogical strategy and its application to young learners in early care and education settings, based on data from 14 educators at a university-…
Voegler-Lee Mary Ellen, Kupersmidt Janis, Field Samuel, Willoughby Michael T., October, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the association between specific student characteristics--inattention, oppositional behavior, aggression, social skills, language skills, and math skills and the implementation of the Building Bridges kindergarten readiness program…
Turunen Tuija, Maatta Kaarina, June, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The focus of this article is on Finnish pre-school curricula from the early pioneering years to the start of the new millennium (1972-2000). Pre-school has been part of the Finnish education system for nearly 40 years. It has been undergoing a…
Lillard Angeline S., June, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of children's school readiness skills change in classic Montessori, supplemented Montessori, and conventional programs and an investigation of the relationship between the percentage of children using Montessori materials in a classroom…
Zhai Fuhua, Raver C. Cybele, Jones Stephanie M., May, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of the impact of exposure to the Chicago School Readiness intervention during the Head Start year on children's language, literacy, and math and behavioral outcomes between kindergarteners in both high and low performing schools, based…
Robinson Leah E., Webster Elizabeth Kipling, Logan Samuel Wood, Lucas W. Amarie, Barber Laura T., April, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of pre- and post-intervention changes of motor skill development in children in the classrooms of Early Childhood Education majors trained to implement a mastery climate movement program that promotes motor skill development in preschool-age…
Michael-Luna Sara, Heimer Lucinda G., 2012
Other
In this chapter, we focus on: (1) the origins of each approach as well as how theory and their foundational values are utilized; (2) the key components of these approaches; (3) an example of the way that each curriculum addresses diversity,…
Dodd-Nufrio Arleen Theresa, October, 2011
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of the influence of John Dewey's theories on the Reggio Emilia model and a discussion of the child evaluation-related challenges of using the Reggio Emilia approach in American classrooms
Vanderbilt University. Peabody Research Institute, 13 September, 2011
Reports & Papers
This report provides findings on the effects of the Tools of the Mind curriculum on children's academic preparedness and self-regulation skills in comparison to classrooms using other curricular approaches. Additional notes for Tools trainers are…
Kayili Gokhan, Ari Ramazan, Fall 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study examined the effects of the Montessori Method on preschool children's readiness to primary education. The research group is composed of five-six year olds attending SU MEF Ihsan Dogramaci Application Nursery School in 2009-2010 school…
Dickinson David K., 19 August, 2011
Other
Peer Reviewed
An examination of research on the role of language in later reading, a description of home and classroom factors that foster early language growth, and an overview of research on preschool interventions to enhance teachers' language practices and…
Vanderbilt University. Peabody Research Institute, 08 August, 2011
Reports & Papers
The goal of the Experimental Evaluation of the Tools of the Mind Curriculum is to determine if the Tools curriculum is more effective in enhancing children's learning-related self-regulation and academic preparedness for kindergarten when compared…
Nievar M. Angela, Jacobson Arminta L., Chen Qi, Johnson Ursula, Dier Shannon, Q3 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationships between parental income, maternal education, parental efficacy, and parenting stress and depression and home environment and a second study of the impact of a Home Instruction of Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY)…
Ebbeck Marjory, Chan Yvonne Yoke Yin, March 2011
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of the implications and challenges for stakeholders of the possible adoption of pedagogical documentation for the improvement of preschool education in Singapore
Folque Maria A., Siraj-Blatchford Iram, 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An analysis of learning processes, activities to promote children's meta-learning, and self-regulatory dispositions of children in a Movimento da Escola Moderna implementation where preschool children participate in planning and evaluation…