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Rakap Salih, Parlak-Rakap Asiye, Aydin Burak, November, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Inclusion of young children with disabilities into general education classrooms is a common practice that has been implemented for many years in developed countries around the world and many developing countries have been creating and implementing…
Lopez Boo Florencia, November, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This article documents differences in cognitive development, as measured by the Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test (PPVT), between children from households with high and low socioeconomic status (SES) in two different phases of early childhood in four…
Glass Jennifer, Simon Robin W., Andersson Matthew A., November, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The recent proliferation of studies examining cross-national variation in the association between parenthood and happiness reveal accumulating evidence of lower levels of happiness among parents than nonparents in most advanced industrialized…
Dobrotic Ivana, Vuckovic Juros Tanja, November, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This paper examines how the individual and country-level factors affect the childcare financing attitudes, particularly the effect of socialization in a particular welfare regime. This area of research is fraught with methodological and conceptual…
Bos Johannes M., Fain Gabriele, Rein Elena, Weinberg Emily, Chavez Suzette, October, 2016
Reports & Papers
American Institutes for Research (AIR) conducted a scan of efforts to improve access to quality ECE for low-income, minority families in other countries that might inform learning and practice in the U.S. context. Because many other countries have…
White E. Jayne, Peter Mira, Sims Margaret, Rockel Jean, Kumeroa Maureen, October-December 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This article reports on a project, "Collaboration of Universities Pedagogies of Infants' and Toddlers' Development--'down under' (CUPID)," in which the practicum experiences of 1st-year preservice initial teacher education (ITE) students at five…
Carneiro Alexandra Manuela Paiva, Dias Pedro Miguel Brito da Silva, Soares Isabel Maria Costa, October, 2016
Literature Review
Peer Reviewed
Early childhood is a common period for the onset of internalizing and externalizing problems. Many are the risk factors that contribute to the emergence of these types of problems. Literature enhances the importance of viewing the child as part of a…
Van Lancker Wim, Ghysels Joris, October, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Childcare services are increasingly regarded a major policy lever to combat social inequalities in early life. Yet, it was shown that inequality in the use of childcare services is the norm rather than the exception in European and Organisation for…
Palaiologou Ioanna, September, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A body of research is emerging on early childhood education teachers' views on the integration of digital technologies in their practice. Despite evidence of the digitalisation of homes in affluent societies and children's interactions in highly…
Bunning Mareike, Pollmann-Schult Matthias, September, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An increasing proportion of the European labor force works in the evening, at night or on weekends. Because nonstandard work schedules are associated with a number of negative outcomes for families and children, parents may seek to avoid such…
Nowak-Fabrykowski Krystyna, Dincer F. Caglayan, Sen Muge, September, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The goal of this research is to compare curricular expectations regarding caring behaviour in the USA and Turkey and to analyse the practical implication by investigating boys' and girls' caring behaviour. Conceptual framework of this research is…
Haskova Hana, Saxonberg Steven, September, 2016
Other
Peer Reviewed
The authors combine historical and sociological institutional analysis to show that despite the political and socio-economic transformation in 1990s, the institutional development during and before the communist era provides the best explanation for…
McKenney Susan E., Bradley Barbara A., September, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Against the backdrop of growing international concern for a narrowing view of early literacy, this study was initiated to determine how teachers of four-year-olds view their task of fostering early literacy. This paper reports on the first steps to…
Hallden Karin, Levanon Asaf, Kricheli-Katz Tamar, Fall 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Previous research shows considerable variation in the strength of the motherhood wage penalty across countries, which has partially been attributed to differences in policies supporting maternal employment. Although such policies are usually…
Wood Elizabeth, Hedges Helen, September, 2016
Other
Peer Reviewed
A continuing struggle over curriculum in early childhood education is evident in contemporary research and debate at national and international levels. This reflects the dominant influence of developmental psychology in international discourses, and…