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Lee RaeHyuck, Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, Han Wen-Jui, Waldfogel Jane, Zhai Fuhua, November, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Head Start includes family-oriented services to enhance parent-child relationships, but little is known about the effect of Head Start on parenting practices. Using data from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-Birth Cohort (n [is approximately…
Odenbring Ylva, November, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
In early childhood education, children's daily practice revolves to a great extent around order and discipline. Drawing on ethnographic fieldwork from a Swedish preschool class, the present study further explores how the task of being a teacher's…
Adriany Vina, Warin Jo, September, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Globally, the child-centred approach to education has influenced practitioners' views of young children as having democratic rights. A key principle of this concept is the belief that each child is unique and can only be compared in relation to…
Andrews Naomi C. Z., Hanish Laura, Fabes Richard A., Martin Carol Lynn, May, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This short-term longitudinal study assessed the relations between the social context of children's play (playgroup size, playgroup gender composition, and play setting) in the fall and peer victimization in the spring for low-income, minority,…
Iruka Iheoma U., Winn Donna-Marie C., Harradine Christine Coster, 2014
Reports & Papers
Using a national data set from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study -- Birth Cohort, we examined factors associated with approximately 700 young African American boys' pre-academic skills. The factors examined included (a) family characteristics,…
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