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Pelliccione Lina, Morey Valerie, Walker Rebecca, Morrison Chad, 28 December, 2019
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The rapid expansion of fully online delivery of initial teacher education (ITE) seen in the past decade has generated some concerns about impact on teacher quality. This is set within broader, sustained concerns about ITE generally. Much of the…
Hsieh Wu-Ying, McCollum Jeanette, December, 2019
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This article reports and compares results from an interview study of early childhood teachers in the U.S. and Hong Kong, with a focus on the math outcomes that children may gain from play with unit blocks. Teachers were interviewed to obtain their…
Klette Trine, Killen Kari, December, 2019
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In this paper, we present findings from the filmed observations of 12 1-year-old toddlers in 10 different Norwegian childcare centres during separations and reunions with their mothers. Separations and reunions are sensitive situations, especially…
Rahman Fazal ur, Hussain Muhammad Athar, December, 2019
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The purpose of the study was to investigate perceptions of participants about early childhood care and education professional development workshop. The sample consisted of 28 participants including 10 males and 18 females who were participating in a…
Lormeau Barbara, Foulongne Vincent, Baccino Eric, Adriansen Aurelie, Pidoux Odile, Prodhomme Olivier, Haquet Armelle, Guyon Gael, Jeziorski Eric, November, 2019
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We report the sudden death of a 33-month-old child owing to acute respiratory distress syndrome due to human metapneumovirus (hMPV) infection. Of 30 children attending the same day care centre, 26% and 59% had hMPV and multiple infections,…
Oliveira Paula Duarte de, Bertoldi Andrea Damaso, Silva Bruna Goncalves C. da, Domingues Marlos Rodrigues, Neumann Nelson Arns, Silveira Mariangela Freitas da, November/December 2019
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Objective: To investigate the occurrence of infectious morbidities according to day care attendance during the first year of life. Methods: This was a cross-sectional analysis of data from the 12-month follow-up of a medium-sized city birth cohort…
LaFave Lynne M. Z., 28 October, 2019
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Background: The CHEERS is a self-administered tool to measure gaps, weaknesses, and strengths of an early childhood education and care (ECEC) centre-based nutrition and physical activity environment. ECEC settings have the potential to profoundly…
Zhang Xiao, Chan Wai Ling, September, 2019
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Objective: This study evaluates the effectiveness of a center-based childcare program, namely, the stimulation, interaction, motivation, and experience (SIME) program for infants and toddlers. Method: Fifty-eight children between 1 and 2 years of…
Watson Karen, September, 2019
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In early childhood education, playing with friends has long been considered developmentally appropriate and an indicator of a child's growing social competency. 'We are all friends' is a familiar mantra heard in classrooms and playgrounds. For…
Farrant Brad M., Harrison Linda, Wise Sarah, Smith Grant J., Zubrick Stephen, July, 2019
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Child care centre attendance is associated with an increased risk of concurrent ear infections, but what is less clear is whether there are any positive or negative long-term effects of early child care attendance on the incidence of ear infections…
Rautamies Erja, Vahasantanen Katja, Poikonen Pirjo-Liisa, Laakso Marja-Leena, June, 2019
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This study investigated the understudied issue of parental agency and related emotions in the educational partnership in the context of Finnish early childhood education and care. We asked (i) what types of parental agency can be identified in the…
Lunneblad Johannes, Garvis Susanne, June, 2019
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In the last decade, neo-liberal movements have entered parts of the Swedish society, bringing increased accountability and public management to preschool (catering for children aged 1-5 years). While early childhood education research has generally…
Araujo Maria Caridad, Dormal Marta, Schady Norbert Rudiger, Summer 2019
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Development in early childhood predicts schooling and labor market outcomes in adulthood. Many young children are in some form of non-parental child care, but the quality of this care, in particular the quality of caregiver-child interactions, is…
Peetoom Kirsten K. B., Crutzen Rik, Verhoeven R., Bohnen J. M. H. A., Winkens Bjorn, Geert Jan Dinant, Cals J. W. L. (Jochen Willo Lennert), June, 2019
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Children 0-4 years attending childcare are more prone to acquire infections than home-cared children. Childcare illness absenteeism due to fever is mostly driven by fear towards fever in childcare staff and parents. This may cause high childcare…
Jensen Betina Hebbelstrup, Jokelainen Pikka, Nielsen Alex Christian Yde, Franck Kristina Traeholt, Holm Dorthe Rejkjaer, Schonning Kristian, Petersen Andreas M., Krogfelt Karen A., March, 2019
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Viral gastroenteritis causes high morbidity worldwide. In this study, stool samples from 179 children aged 0–6 years attending Danish day care centers were investigated for gastrointestinal viruses. Each child was observed for one year with…