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Wolter Ilka, Braun Edith, Hannover Bettina, 24 August, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

According to gender stereotypes, reading is for girls. In this study, we investigated the role of preschool teachers in transmitting such gendered expectations. We suggest that boys are less motivated to read in preschool, and less competent in…

Hallstrom Jonas, Elvstrand Helene, Hellberg Kristina, July/August 2015
Reports & Papers
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In the new Swedish curriculum for the preschool (2010) technology education is emphasized as one of the most significant pedagogical areas to work with. The aim of this article is to investigate how girls and boys explore and learn technology as…
Lynch Meghan, May, 2015
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Drawing on data collected for a larger study investigating kindergarten teachers' online discussions of play, the present qualitative study examines teachers' discussions of gender. Findings suggest that teachers' project onto their kindergarten…
Missen Nathan, Bagnato Stephen J., Wells Daniel S., Crothers Laura M., Schmitt Ara J., Kolbert Jered B., 2015
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Early identification of children who display elevated rates of interpersonal and behavioral problems is vital for the initiation of early intervention services. Teaching students social-emotional skills is an important goal of preschool programs,…
Fox Robin K., 2015
Other
Peer Reviewed
Through the media it is clear that the number of people who are openly identifying as transgender is growing. Some of those people who are identified as transgender are adults but many times they are younger and sometimes young children (under the…
Lee RaeHyuck, Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, Han Wen-Jui, Waldfogel Jane, Zhai Fuhua, November, 2014
Reports & Papers
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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…