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276438063 Teacher collaboration experiences: finding the extraordinary in the everyday moments.  
In this report of a phenomenological study, the co-director of a U.S. early childhood program describes and reflects on the interrelationship of his collaborative work with teachers,...
276438062 Learning to document in Reggio-inspired education.  
This article discusses how teachers in child care and elementary schools learn to work with Reggio-inspired pedagogical documentation. While teachers grasp the value of such documentation...
276438061 Teaching emotional self-awareness through inquiry-based education.  
This exploratory case study examined how graduate students' understanding about their own emotions and regulatory patterns influenced their ability to co-regulate young children's emotions. The...
276438060 Introducing the cycle of inquiry system: a reflective inquiry practice for early childhood teacher development.  
The Cycle of Inquiry (COI) is a tool for emergent curriculum planning and for professional development of early childhood teachers and teacher education students. The COI includes a sequence of...
276438059 Professional development needs and interests of early childhood education trainers.  
An online survey of early childhood education (ECE) trainers was conducted to assess their professional development needs and determine any differences between new and experienced trainers....
276438058 Hispanic families' perspectives on using a bilingual vocabulary kit to enhance their prekindergarten children's vocabulary development.  
The purpose of this study was to examine Hispanic families' perspectives on using a prepared kit to enhance their preschoolers' vocabulary development at home. Families enrolled in a...
276438057 Effects of relationship/marriage education on co-parenting and children's social skills: examining rural minority parents' experiences.  
Research indicates that the quality of co-parenting and couple relationships has an impact on parenting and on children's development, including their social skills and academic...
276438056 Improving family engagement: the organizational context and its influence on partnering with parents in formal child care settings.  
Family engagement is widely considered a key component of high-quality early care and education (ECE). While most efforts to improve the quality of family engagement focus on teacher...
276438055 Studying the strawberry farm: investigation and representation in a standards-based kindergarten.  
This article documents a first project undertaken by kindergarten children and their teacher in a public school in the southeastern United States. Images, work samples, records of children's...
276438054 Money matters for early education: the relationships among child care quality, teacher characteristics, and subsidy status.  
Child care is the first out-of-home learning opportunity for many children. For low-income children, a high-quality child care placement can provide many of the experiences and skills that help...
276438053 >The starting line: developing a structure for teacher ratings of students' skills at kindergarten entry.  
Developmentally appropriate, psychometrically sound instruments are needed to assess young children and evaluate learning programs. In the United States, little guidance exists on the development...
260874257 Implementing a new social-emotional philosophy: the struggle in one head start classroom.  
The implementation of a social-emotional philosophy in any early childhood program plays out differently in every classroom. This study focused on the teaching team and children in a single Head...
260874256 "You be the bad guy": a new role for teachers in supporting children's dramatic play.  
This article describes teachers' collaborative inquiry into the pretend "bad guy" play of 12 children in a university laboratory preschool classroom in the northeastern United States. The article...
260874255 Relationship building: infants, toddlers, and 2-year-olds.  
The relationships that children experience with each other during infancy are often a neglected area of study. Most attention has been paid to infants' relationships with adults. However, children...
260874254 Children's friendship development: a comparative study.  
Establishing friendships is an important developmental goal of early childhood, but little research has addressed ways in which parents support the friendship development of their young children...
260874253 Introduction to the special section on social-emotional issues in the lives of young children.  
260874252 The lights pre-project: implementation of the project approach with children under 3 years of age.  
A group of children 18 months to 3 years old and their parents studied lights in a preschool program at the Astrid Lindgren Institute for Early Childhood Development in Poland. The goal of the...
260874251 Introducing the project approach and use of visual representation to early childhood education in Bhutan.  
This article describes a collaborative action research project that followed two teachers and their students in a primary school in the Paro valley of Bhutan as they began to implement the Project...
260874250 Constructing and resisting the development of a school readiness survey: the power of participatory research.  
This article describes the process of engaging preschool and kindergarten teachers in the research and development of a school readiness survey. The current trend toward high-stakes assessment...
260874249 Assessment for preschool science learning and learning environments.  
Although interest in preschool science is not new in the United States, this area of learning is enjoying renewed attention among those concerned with prekindergarten education and with improving...
260874248 Professional development needs of directors leading mixed delivery preschool system.  
This paper reports on an interview study with directors of Head Start and child care programs who are collaborating with local education authorities to provide publicly funded preschool in New...
248578504 Collected papers from the SEED (STEM in Early Education and Development) conference.  
248578503 What happens at a car wash?  
A class of 3- to 5-year-old children in a child care center in the mid-western United States chose to study a car wash as a group project. This article discusses how the project evolved, describes...
248578502 Dramatic play as a context for children's investigation of size and scale.  
The author describes and reflects on ways that a class of prekindergarten children used collaborative processes to investigate and make representations of elements of an underwater environment....
248578501 When 2-year-olds and 3-year-olds think like scientists.  
In this article, which includes three video clips, the author argues that the small experiments, inventions, strategies, and pauses in young children's play seen in the clips reveal a legitimate...
248578500 Talking about artifacts: preschool children's explorations with sketches, stories, and tangible objects.  
Exploratory learning is recognized as a developmentally appropriate practice in early childhood education. During exploration, exposure to new things guides children in the acquisition of...
248578499 Successful versus unsuccessful schools through the eyes of children: the use of interviews, autophotography, and picture selection.  
Although "top-down" indicators, such as the ratio of adults to children in classrooms and program rankings based on standardized test scores, can predict some of the future impact of children's...
248578498 The Tangiblek robotics program: applied computational thinking for young children.  
This article describes the TangibleK robotics program for young children. Based on over a decade of research, this program is grounded on the belief that teaching children about the human-made...
248578497 Engineering curricula in early education: describing the landscape of open resources.  
National debate about K-12 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education has given rise to questions about appropriate materials for engineering education from...
248578496 Guest editorial: Child Developmental Perspectives in Engineering Education).  
248578495 Introduction to the special issue on STEM in the lives of young children.  
227012758 The Canada Goose Project: a first project with children under 3.  
This project report describes how five children (an infant, three toddlers, and a preschooler) enrolled at a private day care home engaged in their first journey into project work through a study...
227012757 Reading the intentionality of young children.  
Through six video clips and accompanying commentary, the author argues that by carefully observing how very young children play, adults can gain insight into their high-level thinking and their...
227012756 Are early intervention services placing home languages and cultures "at risk"?  
This position statement considers family languages, family cultures, and partnerships between family members and early intervention (EI) professionals as intimately interconnected and resources to...
227012755 Confronting the baby blues: a social constructivist reflects on time spent in a behaviorist infant classroom.  
This reflective essay describes the author's experiences as an observer in a behaviorist infant classroom. The author developed four categories of practice to describe what happened in the...
227012754 Social-emotional environments: teacher practices in two toddler classrooms.  
This descriptive qualitative report is taken from a larger U.S. study on the influences of teacher practices on the early development of emotion regulation in toddlers. This report focuses on the...
227012753 Introduction to the special section on working with infants and toddlers.  
227012752 A valuable experience for children: the Dim Sum and Chinese restaurant project.  
This article describes the Dim Sum and Chinese Restaurant Project undertaken by 6-year-old kindergarten children in Hong Kong. The article discusses the importance of listening, observing, and...
227012751 Pathways to Bilingualism: young children's home experiences learning English and Spanish.  
Nowadays, more and more young children in the United States have the experience of speaking a language other than English at home, and many parents choose to educate their children bilingually....
227012750 Perspectives of play in three nations: a comparative study in Japan, the United States, and Sweden.  
This reflective paper discusses findings about differences and similarities in perspectives on play among early childhood educators in Japan, the United States, and Sweden. Analysis of survey data...
227012749 Meeting the mental health needs of poor and vulnerable children in early care and education programs.  
Across the United States, policy makers and early childhood experts are focusing on implementing and evaluating a range of interventions designed to improve school readiness for young children...
227012748 The source of child care center preschool learning and program standards: implications for potential early learning challenge fund grantees.  
The proposed federal Early Learning Challenge Fund (ELCF) aims to improve the quality of early care and education programs by promoting the integration of more stringent program and early learning...
214892844 "Cheesy pizza": The Pizza Project.  
A class of 3- to 5-year-old children in a midwestern child care center chose to study pizza restaurants as a group project. This article discusses how the project evolved, describes the three...
214892843 "Spend your whole life learning and giving!" An interview with Alice Sterling Honig.  
214892842 "And then a huge, huge giant grabbed me!" aggression in children's stories.  
Children's stories, like children's play, often contain aggressive elements. This research study identified the themes and ideas that children between the ages of 2 and 6 years old included in...
214892841 Interlimb coordination: an important facet of gross-motor skill ability.  
Motor development attains landmark significance during early childhood. Although early childhood educators may be familiar with the gross-motor skill category, the subcategory of interlimb...
214892840 Exposure to media violence and other correlates of aggressive behavior in preschool children.  
This article examines the play behavior of 70 preschool children and its relationship to television violence and regulatory status. Linear regression analysis showed that violent program content...
214892839 Color as a semiotic resource in early sign-making.  
This parent-research article juxtaposes two theoretical frameworks in support of an analysis of a young child's uses of color in her sign-making; that is, in her efforts at writing and...
214892838 Sailing through stormy seas: an Israeli kindergarten teacher confronts Holocaust Remembrance Day.  
The young child's exposure to disaster and trauma through the media or in the social milieu poses a challenge for the early childhood educator who is faced with responding and educating in a...
214892837 Quality from a toddler's perspective: a bottom-up examination of classroom experiences.  
Defining and measuring quality in group care settings has become a central issue in the field of early care and education in the United States, particularly as states develop systems to improve...

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