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Herndon Kristina J., Bailey Craig S., Shewark Elizabeth A., Denham Susanne A., Bassett Hideko H., November, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Children's expression and regulation of emotions are building blocks of their experiences in classrooms. Thus, the authors' primary goal was to investigate whether preschoolers' expression or ability to regulate emotions were associated with…
Lonnemann Jan, Linkersdorfer Janosch, Hasselhorn Marcus, Lindberg Sven, October, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Gender differences in mathematical achievement have been examined in a wide range of age groups but only a few studies addressed this issue in preschool children. We compared preschool girls (n=570) and boys (n=524) from Germany with regard to…
Leibham Mary Beth, Alexander Joyce M., Johnson Kathy E., July, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Although young children display various types of interests, little is known regarding the potential impact of these interests on subsequent learning and development. Of particular importance is the question of whether or not children's early…
Emilson Anette, Johansson Eva, March, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An investigation of interactions between teachers and children in circle-time situations in Swedish and Norwegian early care and education centers in order to examine conditions under which children participate, the way participatory values are…
Clark Caron A. C., Sheffield Tiffany D., Wiebe Sandra A., Espy Kimberly Andrews, March/April 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationships between executive control (EC), informal numeracy, and both the mathematics skill acquisition of preschoolers and their mathematics proficiency at kindergarten entry, with additional analyses of the variance of…
Baker Dale R., January, 2013
Other
Peer Reviewed
An identification of select instructional strategies, curricula, and organizational structures in the research literature that have been successful in encouraging girls' participation and achievement in science
Vallotton Claire, Harewood Tamesha, Ayoub Catherine, Pan Barbara A., Mastergeorge Ann M., Brophy-Herb Holly, Q4 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the relationship between parenting stress and language development of boys and girls, the mediating role of Early Head Start participation, and variation by gender in that relationship, based on data from 3,001 study participants…
Vitiello Virginia E., Booren Leslie M., Downer Jason T., Williford Amanda P., Q2 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the variation in preschool children's positive and negative engagement with teachers, peers, and tasks, and of the relationship between engagement and both classroom activity settings and child's age and gender, based on data from…
Pardhan Almina, August, 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the role of teacher-student interactions in early childhood classrooms in the development of young children's gender identities, based on teacher interviews and observational data from 7 teachers and approximately 120 children in 4…
Chun Katie, Harris Erin, January 2011
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A review of research studies on six out-of-school time programs with a focus on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics for girls
Greenwood Charles R., Walker Dale, Buzhardt Joseph F., December, 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationship between patterns of growth in communication and gender, Individualized Family Service Plans (IFSP) status, and home language environment and a second study of patterns of growth in gestures, vocalizations, and single- and…
Arlemalm-Hagser Eva, December, 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An exploration of the implementation of gender parity values in the context of preschool play and learning, based on observations of staff at 4 preschools in Sweden
Janmohamed Zeenat, Fall 2010
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of approaches to early childhood training and practice in Ontario and their relationship to normative forms of gender identity and sexual orientation, and an argument for a more inclusive conceptualization of gender identity and sexual…
Greenberg Ariela, August, 2010
Reports & Papers
Differential item functioning (DIF) and differential distractor functioning (DDF) are methods used to screen for item bias (Camilli & Shepard, 1994; Penfield, 2008). Using an applied empirical example, this mixed-methods study examined the…
Ou Suh-Ruu, Reynolds Arthur J., August 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An exploration of the relationship between gender and other factors (cognitive advantage, family support, social adjustment, motivational advantage, and school support) that account for the link between educational attainment and participation in…