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Simpson Donald, Mazzocco Philip J., Loughran Sandra, Lumsden Eunice, Clark Rory McDowall, Winterbottom Christian, 17 December, 2019
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Parent-practitioner engagement in the early years has become a key policy in remediating the negative effects of poverty upon children's early educational outcomes. Although this approach is shared across several developed countries there has been…
Simpson Donald, Loughran Sandra, Lumsden Eunice, Mazzocco Philip J., Clark Rory McDowall, Winterbottom Christian, February, 2018
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This paper considers the socially progressive function of a model of 'quality' early childhood education and care widely prescribed to address child poverty across England and the USA. Ubiquitous, it is imbued with a sense of objectivity, secureness…
Vlasov Janniina, Hujala Eeva, October, 2017
Reports & Papers
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This article aims to show how parent-teacher cooperation has evolved over the past two decades from the perspectives of child care center directors in the USA, Russia, and Finland. When analyzing the phenomenon of educational cooperation in the…
Gropen Jess, Kook Janna Fuccillo, Hoisington Cindy, Clark-Chiarelli Nancy, July, 2017
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Young children are able to benefit from early science teaching but many preschool teachers have not had opportunities to deepen their own understanding of science or to develop their pedagogical content knowledge (PCK) in relation to specific…
Simpson Donald, Loughran Sandra, Lumsden Eunice, Mazzocco Philip J., Clark Rory McDowall, Winterbottom Christian, April, 2017
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Living in poverty disadvantages young children reducing school readiness. 'Pedagogy of listening' can potentially support resilience remediating against poverty's negative effects. Little, though, is known about how early childhood education and…
Gong Xin, Wang Pengcheng, Spring 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study provides a comparative analysis of the pre-service education system for preschool educators in China and the United States. Based on collected data and materials (literature, policy documents, and statistical data), we compare two areas…
Alade Fashina, Lauricella Alexis R., Beaudoin-Ryan Leanne, Wartella Ellen, September, 2016
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American students rank well below international peers in the disciplines of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Early exposure to STEM-related concepts is critical to later academic achievement. Given the rise of tablet-…
Keefe-Cooperman Kathleen, 2016
Reports & Papers
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Preschoolers' integrated technology usage was examined related to cognitive and visual spatial functioning. The participants consisted of 492 typically developing preschool children. Parent/caregiver reports of children's television viewing and…
Kearney Erin, Barbour Amanda, September, 2015
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With early childhood foreign language programs on the rise worldwide, this study is guided by the question of what young participants are learning about language, linguistic diversity and language education itself through their initial experiences…
MCG (Michael Cohen Group, LLC), 03 August, 2015
Reports & Papers
The overall research objective of this study is to evaluate the educational effectiveness of two Pocoyo PlayGrounds in supporting early literacy learning and vocabulary acquisition among 3- to 5-year old children. The specific objectives are to…
Li Xia, Chi Liping, DeBey Mary, Baroody Arthur J., April, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The present study involved using a questionnaire to investigate the mathematics teaching practices of 74 U.S. and 67 Chinese early childhood teachers. Quantitative and qualitative analyses yielded several key findings. First, U.S. teachers are less…
Wartella Ellen, Blackwell Courtney K., Lauricella Alexis R., Robb Michael B., October, 2013
Reports & Papers
In 2012, the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and the Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children's Media at Saint Vincent College released the joint position statement, Technology and Interactive Media as…
MCG (Michael Cohen Group, LLC), 26 July, 2013
Reports & Papers
The overall objective of this RCT study is to evaluate the educational effectiveness of the Pocoyo PlaySets in supporting English language learning among primarily Spanish-speaking preschool children. The specific objectives of this study are to…
Mages Wendy K., 2008
Reports & Papers
This dissertation reports a series of investigations of the language and cognitive development of 155 preschool children enrolled in 12 Head Start sites in New York City. These investigations were carried out in the context of a quasi-experimental…
Macmillan Larry, Neugebauer Roger, 12 January, 2006
Reports & Papers
A study of large, private non-profit and for-profit early childhood service providers' child and program quality assessment efforts, as well as of programs' use of assessment data for management purposes and their experiences of state and national…