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Walsh Bridget A., Cromer Heidi, Weigel Daniel J., November, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
DVD classroom newsletters are one proposed technology tool to promote classroom-to-home connections. The present study explored the experiences of prekindergarten children from predominantly Spanish-speaking homes with bilingual (English and Spanish…
Ihmeideh Fathi, October, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of e-books on enhancing Jordanian preschool children's emergent literacy skills (experimental group), in comparison to children who were exposed to regular printed books (control group). To…
Unal Merve, Aral Neriman, October, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
In this study, it was aimed to determine the problem solving skills of six years old (60-72 months) children and determine the difference between the children who received experiment based education and those who did not. Pretest, posttest, and…
Kinzie Mable B., Whittaker Jessica E. Vick, Williford Amanda P., DeCoster Jamie, McGuire Patrick, Lee Youngju, Kilday Carolyn R., Q4 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
MyTeachingPartner-Math/Science (MTP-MS) is a system of two curricula (math and science) plus teacher supports designed to improve the quality of instructional interactions in pre-kindergarten classrooms and to scaffold children's development in…
Kearney Erin, Ahn So-Yeon, October, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
What does development of language awareness among very young world language learners look like, especially when they have relatively infrequent exposure to the language they are learning? Adopting an 'engagement with language' (EWL) perspective and…
Hsin Ching-Ting, Li Ming-Chaun, Tsai Chin-Chung, October, 2014
Literature Review
Peer Reviewed
This study aimed to conduct a systematic literature review on empirical studies of how technologies influence young children's learning. Eighty-seven articles published between 2003 and 2013 were identified through the Web of Science database. We…
Hill Allen, McCrea Nadine, Emery Sherridan, Nailon Diane, Davis Julie M., Dyment Janet E., Getenet Seyum, September, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The development of Early Childhood Education for Sustainability (ECEfS) practices with young children from birth to eight years is an emerging area in academic and professional literature. ECEfS practices reflect growing awareness of the imperative…
Brenneman Kimberly, June, 2014
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Research suggests that while many young children arrive at school ready and eager to learn science, many others have had limited opportunities to engage with the content and practices of science due to family circumstances and lack of instructional…
Keren Guy, Fridin Marina, June, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Kindergarten Social Assistive Robot (KindSAR) is an innovative tool promotes children's development through social interaction. This pilot study demonstrates how KindSAR can assist educational staff in the teaching of geometric thinking and in…
Sackes Mesut, June, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The purpose of the present study was to explore how often teachers of young children teach science concepts in kindergarten and examine the factors that influence the frequency of science teaching in early years. A theoretical model of the…
Geist Eugene, March, 2014
Other
Peer Reviewed
To investigate the use of tablets among very young children and whether they can promote children's creativity, communication, and collaboration, I enlisted the help of teachers Kellie and Shelly at a university child development center and Susan…
Liu Xia, Toki Eugenia I., Pange Jenny, 07 February, 2014
Literature Review
Peer Reviewed
The use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in preschool education is an important research issue, and accordingly a wide range of research results have been published. This paper analyzes and compares the research findings on ICT use…
Evaluation & Training Institute (Los Angeles, Calif.), February, 2014
Reports & Papers
UPSTART is a pilot project established by the Utah state legislature that uses a home-based education technology approach to develop the school readiness skills of preschool children. In its fourth year of operation during the 2012-13 school year,…
Evaluation & Training Institute (Los Angeles, Calif.), February, 2014
Executive Summary
UPSTART is a pilot project established by the Utah state legislature that uses a home-based education technology approach to develop the school readiness skills of preschool children. In its fourth year of operation during the 2012-13 school year,…
SRI International, 2014
Reports & Papers
SRI's Afterschool Science Networks (ASN) study provides new insights and empirical findings regarding the offering of science learning opportunities at scale. Four meetings of afterschool and informal science stakeholders were held in March and…