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Siakalle Maria Antzela, Zacharos Konstantinos, December, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Could problem solving be the object of teaching in early education? Could appropriate teaching interventions develop to scaffold children's efforts to solve problems? These were the central questions of this article. The sample consisted of 18…
Eastman Christine, Koop Danika, Newton BJ, Valentine Kylie, December, 2012
Reports & Papers
The aim of the Linking Schools and Early Years Project (LSEY) is to ensure that all children enter the formal education system ready to engage with the many opportunities offered by their new learning environment. The project also aims to ensure…
Eastman Christine, Koop Danika, Newton BJ, Valentine Kylie, December, 2012
Executive Summary
The aim of the Linking Schools and Early Years Project (LSEY) is to ensure that all children enter the formal education system ready to engage with the many opportunities offered by their new learning environment. The project also aims to ensure…
Undheim Anne Mari, Drugli May Britt, December, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The aim of this study was to explore the views of parents and caregivers on the optimal age for enrolment in childcare. The sample consisted of 41 parents of children aged 18 months or less who were in childcare (22 boys and 19 girls), and 34 of…
Lindahl Mats G., Folkesson Anne-Mari, December, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Societal change and prescriptions in curricula demand a change in educational practice. This can create conflicts between practitioners' usual practices (norms) and those prescribed by curricula. One example is the introduction of Information and…
Lee Gyungjoo, McCreary Linda, Kim Mi Ja, Park Chang Gi, Yang Soo, December, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
From the holistic environmental perspective, individual and environmental influences on low-income children's questionable development were identified and examined as to differences in the influences according to the child's developmental stage of…
Chou Mei-Ju, December, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The impact of Information Technology on human life affects early childhood education. From the computer-assisted instruction to the exercise of multi-media in worldwide web, and to the Information Technology Integrated Instructions, young children's…
Buyuktaskapu Sema, Winter 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
In this study, the effect of Family Supported Pre-Reading Program developed for 6 year olds attending nursery school on children's reading success in the future was examined. In order to fulfill this aim, reading skills of 25 primary school first-…
Lau Eva Yi Hung, Li Hui, Rao Nirmala, December, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study developed and validated an instrument, the Chinese Early Parental Involvement Scale (CEPIS), that can be widely used in both local and international contexts to assess Chinese parental involvement in early childhood education. The study…
Scull Janet, Nolan Andrea, Raban Bridie, December, 2012
Reports & Papers
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This paper examines how literacy is defined and enacted by teachers in early childhood programmes pointing to the differing ways views of early literacy impact practice. It is argued here that early literacy development during the years before…
Bekman Sevda, Aksu-Koc Ayhan, Erguvanli-Taylan Eser, December, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study reports on the evaluation of a 'summer-preschool model' as an intervention measure. A 10-week program was designed to increase the school readiness of Turkish children from disadvantaged and multilingual environments by supporting their…
Ridgway Avis, Quinones Gloria, December, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The study's purpose was to discover student understanding of play-based curriculum. Traditionally, play has been misunderstood in pedagogical terms, and was widely interpreted in our study. The Early Years Learning Framework suggests educator…
Apps Patricia, Kabatek Jan, Rees Ray, Soest Arthur van, December, 2012
Reports & Papers
This paper introduces a static structural model of hours of market labor supply, time spent on child care and other domestic work, and bought in child care for married or cohabiting mothers with pre-school age children. The father's behavior is…
Felfe Christina, Lalive Rafael, December, 2012
Reports & Papers
Many countries are currently expanding access to child care for young children. But are all children equally likely to benefit from such expansions? We address this question by adopting a marginal treatment effects framework. We study the West…
Alakeson Vidhya, Hurrell Alex, December, 2012
Reports & Papers
An analysis of the roles of child care expenses and subsidies in the disposable income of families in the United Kingdom, based on a model of child care and housing expenses