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Slutsky Ruslan, Kragh-Muller Grethe, Rentzou Konstantina, Tuul Maire, Gol-Guven Mine, Foerch Daniela Fenu, Prieto Jesus Paz-Albo, May 2021
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Technology plays a large role in the daily experiences of young children. Presently, technology is used both to support and enhance ‘educational’ activities and in the context of children’s play. The aim of the present study is to understand how…

Coelho Vera, Astrom Frida, Nesbitt Kimberly Turner, Sjoman Madeleine, Farran Dale Clark, Bjorck-Akesson Eva, Christopher Caroline Heaton, Granlund Mats, Almqvist Anna-Lena, Grande Catarina, Pinto Ana Isabel, Q2 2021
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Across countries, there are important differences related to the goals, organization, and educational philosophies of care provided to young children prior to formal schooling. Those differences are likely reflected in the classroom practices and…
Takagi Yumiko, Batten Paul, Rattenborg Karen, December, 2020
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International collaborative research has great value in helping each of the participant’s view their respective situations from novel and various perspectives. When people involved in the same work tackle problems from different perspectives, new…
Dias Maria J. A., Almodovar Mayra, Reguero de Atiles Julia, Vargas Aleida Chavarria, Leon Irma M. Zuniga, November/December 2020
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The authors interviewed 26 teachers of 3- to 6-year-old children in public and private educational institutions regarding their teaching and learning experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. The teachers worked in various countries of Latin and…
Sultan Zuraimi M., Pantelic Jovan, Tham Kwok Wai, September, 2020
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Singapore is a tropical country with a high density of day-care facilities whose indoor environments may be adversely affected by outdoor fine particle (PM2.5) air pollution. To reduce this problem requires effective, evidence-based exposure-…
Eckhardt Andrea G., Egert Franziska, September, 2020
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In early childhood, both prior to school entry and after the school day ends, many children are enrolled in family child care settings. In several countries, the quality of family child care (FCC) is rated with Environmental Rating Scales such as…
Samuelsson Ingrid Pramling, Wagner Judith T., Odegaard Elin Eriksen, August, 2020
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The novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has moved rapidly across the world in 2020. This article reports on the recent consequences of the pandemic for early childhood education in Sweden, Norway, and the United States. The authors illustrate…
Yaya-Bryson Dilara, Scott-Little Catherine, Akman Berrin, Cassidy Deborah J., August, 2020
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This study examined the quality of early childhood education programs in two different quality rating and improvement systems, one in Turkey and the other in the state of North Carolina in the USA. The early childhood environment rating scale-…
Jensen Bryant, Mejia Arauz Rebeca, Grajeda Sara, Garcia-Toranzo Sara, Encinas Jorge, Larsen Ross A. A. (Ross Allen Andrew), Q3 2020
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Debates continue about how to teach young Latinos and other minoritized children in the US. Latinos are a compelling case because of (1) their size and (2) their paradoxical development: strong social competencies yet relatively weak academic…
Verhoeven Ludo, Voeten Marinus, Setten Ellie Richtje Hennie van, Segers Eliane, June, 2020
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A meta-analysis was conducted on the effects of computer-supported early literacy interventions (strict phonological awareness training, combined phonological awareness and letter training, and use of e-books) on phonological-awareness (syllabic…
Wood Melissa, 07 May, 2020
Reports & Papers
HiMama conducted two surveys over the past two months on the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on childcare centers (one in March, the second in April). These survey results include responses from over 500 centers across North America. (…
Sulisworo Dwi, Rohmadheny Prima Suci, Fatimah Nur, Arif Dikdik Baehaqy, Saifuddin Much Fuad, May, 2020
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This study aims to make predictions of online learning during the COVID-19 mitigation period by using Analytic Learning Techniques. Learning is done using Moodle as the learning management system. The primary statistical technique used in this study…
Tanrikulu Ibrahim, April, 2020
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This study examined prevalence, types, bully and victim characteristics, times and places bullying occur, relationship between class size and bullying, and relationship between teachers' level of education and preschool bullying. Participants were a…
Robertson Natalie, Yim Hoi Yin Bonnie, Paatsch Louise, March, 2020
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Dramatic play is a typical activity that provides many benefits for preschool children's learning and development. This paper presents the findings of a mixed-method study that examined the level of preschool children's involvement in dramatic play…
Aslan Ozge Metin, March, 2020
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The purpose of this research is to examine cultural difference in Turkish and American preschoolers' play, aggression and victimization behaviours. The research has been performed in a nursery school affiliated to a university in one of the big…