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Powell Douglas R., Schmitt Sara A., 2016
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A growing corpus of empirical and theoretical literature offers useful points of departure for the preparation of teachers on approaches to working with families of young children. In this chapter, we summarize key information on the contributions…
Couse Leslie J., 2016
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This chapter seeks to bridge the divide by examining teacher preparation holistically, looking at both early childhood education and early childhood special education to understand teacher preparation for young children with diverse abilities and…
Souto-Manning Mariana, Cheruvu Ranita, 2016
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Given the fact that children of color, children from low- or no-income families, and children who are linguistically "minoritized" (McCarty, 2004) continue to face inequitable and unjust early educational and care experiences, it is imperative that…
Boller Kimberly, Rodriguez Eileen, Vogel Cheri, Chazan-Cohen Rachel, Raikes Helen, Love John M., 2012
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This chapter presents data from two types of research in Early Head Start relevant to family literacy that include a focus on effects of (a) children's home environments as supports for literacy development, (b) the behavior of parents, and (c)…
Barrueco Sandra, 2012
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Synergistic interchanges among child, family, and broader systems relate directly and indirectly with one another over time to foster early linguistic and literacy development in a dynamic, multiplicative fashion (Dickinson & McCabe, 2001). Such…
Wisneski Debora B., Reifel Stuart, 2012
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To frame this current struggle of play's place in the curriculum, in this chapter we will discuss what has traditionally been accepted within the dominant play-based curriculum paradigms drawing from early childhood practice, theory, and research.…
Wang Haixia, March 2009
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A description of services provided by Horizons for Homeless Children, including Community Children?s Centers, Playspaces, parent education, and other family supports for homeless families with children in Massachusetts
Einarsdottir Johanna, Dockett Sue, Perry Bob, February 2009
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A study of children?s narratives about their transitions to school, their memories of preschool, their first year of school, and their future expectations for school, collected through a drawing exercise with small numbers of children in Iceland and…
Whitington Victoria, Floyd Irene, February 2009
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A study of the intersubjective acts in the socio-dramatic play of 28 children from two early education sites in a middle-income suburb of an Australian city
Samuelsson Ingrid Pramling, Pramling Niklas, February 2009
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A discussion of the collection of children's perspectives in the assessment and development of their learning and their environments, and a presentation of three examples from preschool environments in Sweden
Wu Li-Yuan, January 2009
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A study of the Chinese pictographic and English ideographic characters appearing in the drawings of ten children aged 4-5 at Austin Chinese School
Korat Ofra, January, 2009
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A comparison of the evaluations of children's emergent literacy by their mothers, by their teachers, and by a series of tests, and a comparison of the accuracy of the evaluations provided by mothers with low and high levels of education, based on a…
Nergaard Trude Brita, January 2009
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A qualitative evaluation of a multi-center half-day program providing cultural integration for young children from immigrant and minority families in Oslo, based on interviews with 45 participating families, 15 staff, and 7 teachers
Mohler Geri Marshall, Yun Kimo Ah, Carter Amy, Kasak Deb, January 2009
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A study of the effect of Southern California?s Preschool Literacy Project, which provides a specialized curriculum, teacher coaching, a print-rich environment, and professional development opportunities to teachers, on the literacy scores of the…
Koles Bernadette, O'Connor Erin E., McCartney Kathleen, January, 2009
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A study of correlations between the characteristics of teachers and children such as gender, temperament, and agreeableness, and levels of teacher-child closeness and conflict, based on data collected in 10 prekindergarten classrooms in one mid-…