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Nah Kwi-Ok, Waller Tim, November-December 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This paper discusses a cross-cultural and collaborative project, in preschools in England and South Korea. The aim of the project is to investigate the pedagogy of outdoor play and learning in two different cultural contexts, from the perspectives…
Bietenbeck Jan, October, 2015
Reports & Papers
This paper evaluates how sharing a kindergarten classroom with low-achieving repeaters affects the long-term educational performance of regular first-time kindergarten students. Exploiting random assignment of teachers and students to classes in…
Strand Paul S., Pula Kacy, Downs Andrew, July, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The present article explored relationships between social values (cooperative, individualistic, and competitive) and the behavioral adjustment of Latino and European American preschoolers within the preschool setting. Of interest was whether…
Henward Allison S., Q3 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Popular culture is often a site of contestation in preschool classrooms. A multisited ethnographic design revealed preschools employed varied strategies to limit popular culture. Teacher and children's actions were considered through Michel de…
Tsiakara Angeliki, Digelidis Nikolaos, March, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The aim of this research was to study the effect of learning environment and type of goals on: (a) preschool children's performance during a play, (b) preschool children's perception of their performance and (c) preschool children's satisfaction.…
Cantrell Lisa, Kuwabara Megumi, Smith Linda B., March, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Much research evidences a system in adults and young children for approximately representing quantity. Here we provide evidence that the bias to attend to discrete quantity versus other dimensions may be mediated by set size and culture. Preschool-…
Hawkins Karen, December, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Drawing on a Participatory Action Research (PAR) study that was undertaken in two Australian preschool settings this article examines strategies that support the pedagogy of teaching for social justice and outlines how these strategies raised…
Sekhobo Jackson P., Edmunds Lynn S., Dalenius Karen, Jernigan Jan, Davis Christopher F., Giddings Mark, Lesesne Catherine, Kettel Khan Laura, 16 October, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

New York City Article 47 regulations, implemented in 2007, require licensed child care centers to improve the nutrition, physical activity, and television-viewing behaviors of enrolled children. To supplement an evaluation of the Article 47…

Lamy Cynthia Esposito, May, 2013
Other
Peer Reviewed
Research shows that preschool programs--if they're of high quality--can provide an enormous boost that changes children's lives forever. (author abstract)
Dockett Sue, Kearney Emma, Perry Bob, November, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of both children's perspectives of, expectations for, and experiences of their local community, and the participation processes employed by educators to elicit those perspectives, based on data from 90 children aged 2-6 years and 5…
Liu Meirong, Anderson Steven G., April, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationship between the types of child care selected by employed mothers of three-year-olds and neighborhood characteristics, including neighborhood poverty composition, racial composition, and proportion of foreign born, based on…
Kragh-Muller Grethe, Isbell Rebecca, April 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of young children's preferred activities and engagements, likes and dislikes, and relationships to teachers and peers in a Danish and an American early childhood program
Samuelsson Ingrid Pramling, March 2011
Other
Peer Reviewed
A review of an exploration of the ways in which local and global community dynamics influence activities and practices in early childhood education and care settings, based on a case study of one preschool in India, one in South Africa, and one in…
Tandon Pooja S., Zhou Chuan, Lozano Paula, Christakis Dimitri Alexander, February 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An assessment of preschoolers' cumulative daily screen time, both at home and at child care, based on a secondary analysis of data from a sample of 8,950 that represents approximately 4 million preschool children
Salmon Angela K., August 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the use of music as a tool in the engagement of children in thinking activities that promote literacy, self-expression, and cultural awareness, based on the experience of an action research project conducted at both a Reggio-…