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Equity for Indigenous Children in Early Childhood Education

Jessica Ball

in Lessons in Educational Equality: Successful Approaches to Intractable Problems Around the World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199755011
eISBN:
9780199918867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755011.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Globally, Indigenous and ethnic-minority populations and the children of immigrants are less likely to participate in early childhood care and education (ECCE) than the average child in their ... More


Early Social and Cognitive Precursors and Parental Support for Self-Regulation and Executive Function: Relations from Early Childhood into Adolescence

Susan H. Landry and Karen E. Smith

in Self- and Social-Regulation: Exploring the Relations Between Social Interaction, Social Understanding, and the Development of Executive Functions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195327694
eISBN:
9780199776962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327694.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Development of executive functions and self-regulation, two important goals for school age children, are described in this chapter. To better understand their development, we examine the evidence for ... More


Conclusion: History Lessons for Preschool Advocates

Elizabeth Rose

in The Promise of Preschool: From Head Start to Universal Pre-Kindergarten

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195395075
eISBN:
9780199775767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395075.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The idea of universal pre‐kindergarten now enjoys nearly universal support. It is important at this juncture to understand what legacies we have inherited from the past, and what lessons we might ... More


Improving Boys’ Achievement in Early Childhood and Primary Education

Merle Froschl and Barbara Sprung

in Lessons in Educational Equality: Successful Approaches to Intractable Problems Around the World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199755011
eISBN:
9780199918867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755011.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In many countries around the world, boys are not faring as well as girls academically. The lack of success that young boys are experiencing is a gender equity issue, and calls for the intentional ... More


Early Childhood Strategies for Closing the Socioeconomic Gap in School Outcomes

Clyde Hertzman, Lori Irwin, Arjumand Siddiqi, Emily Hertzman, and Ziba Vaghri

in Lessons in Educational Equality: Successful Approaches to Intractable Problems Around the World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199755011
eISBN:
9780199918867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755011.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The early years are critical for learning, health and well-being throughout life. Quality early childhood care and education (ECCE) programs, and early child development programs more generally, can ... More


Critical Matters in Early Childhood Music Education

David J. Elliott

in Praxial Music Education: Reflections and Dialogues

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195385076
eISBN:
9780199865512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385076.003.13
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

Musicality is an inherited biological predisposition that is unique to the human species. This chapter argues that music learning (whether structured or informal) happens very early, and long before ... More


Ideas, Policy Change, and the Welfare State

Daniel Wincott

in Ideas and Politics in Social Science Research

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199736430
eISBN:
9780199866106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736430.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Students of public policy have emphasized the impact of ideas on policy change. This chapter explores this issue by focusing on public early childhood education and care provisions in Australia, the ... More


Four. Recommendations for Policy and Practice

Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, Laura E. Berk, and Dorothy G. Singer

in A Mandate for Playful Learning in Preschool: Presenting the Evidence

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195382716
eISBN:
9780199893522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382716.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Play and playful learning promote all aspects of early childhood psychological development and, in so doing, provide the springboard for successful academic and social adjustment to school. Early ... More


Quantitative Development in Infancy and Early Childhood

Kelly S. Mix, Janellen Huttenlocher, and Susan Cohen Levine (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195123005
eISBN:
9780199893959
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195123005.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This book takes a critical look at the evidence concerning nonverbal quantification in infants and young children. For the first time since research on this topic exploded in the 1980s, the entire ... More


Early Childhood Development: translating research to global policy

Patrice L. Engle, Pia Rebello Britto, and Charles M. Super

in Handbook of Early Childhood Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199922994
eISBN:
9780199980420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199922994.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This introductory chapter has been designed to provide a broad definition of early childhood development (ECD) and a detailed description of the conceptual organizing framework of the volume. The ... More


Access to childhood language memory: Implications for cognitive development

Terry Kit-fong Au

in Access to Language and Cognitive Development

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199592722
eISBN:
9780191731488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592722.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines how memories that are acquired by overhearing a second language during early childhood are tacitly retrieved in adult age and influence cognitive development. It describes a ... More


Building Blocks of Recollection

Tracy Riggins

in Origins and Development of Recollection: Perspectives from Psychology and Neuroscience

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195340792
eISBN:
9780199932078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340792.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter analyzes evidence of the development of memory in infancy and early childhood. In doing so, it addresses pressing questions about whether and when recollection is present in infancy, and ... More


Early Childhood: Ecological and Developmental Assessment of Maltreatment and Intervention

Maria Scannapieco and Kelli Connell-Carrick

in Understanding Child Maltreatment: An Ecological and Developmental Perspective

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195156782
eISBN:
9780199864164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156782.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter discusses physical abuse, neglect, and sexual abuse and the developmental consequences for each. It presents the risk and protective factors within the ecological framework that most ... More


Handbook of Early Childhood Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy

Pia Rebello Britto, Patrice L. Engle, and Charles M. Super (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199922994
eISBN:
9780199980420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199922994.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Globally, young children bear the greatest burden of poverty, disease, neglect, and lack of educational opportunities. This volume’s goal is to promote evidence-based policies for advancing the ... More


Social Protection and Welfare Systems: implications for early childhood development

Lawrence Aber, Linda Biersteker, Andrew Dawes, and Laura Rawlings

in Handbook of Early Childhood Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199922994
eISBN:
9780199980420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199922994.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

In most countries, the social protection and welfare system is directly responsible for addressing issues of destitution, poverty, and risk management. Currently, an undesirable gap exists between ... More


Global Policy Landscape and Early Childhood Development

Pia Rebello Britto, Nurper Ulkuer, William P. Hodges, and Michael F. McCarthy

in Handbook of Early Childhood Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199922994
eISBN:
9780199980420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199922994.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

International declarations and conventions play a unique role in global development by promoting human rights through principles of equality and nondiscrimination. They establish standards and ... More


Building and Strengthening National Systems for Early Childhood Development

Emily Vargas-Barón

in Handbook of Early Childhood Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199922994
eISBN:
9780199980420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199922994.003.0024
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

National early childhood development (ECD) systems are complex and diverse, due especially to varying economic, cultural, and linguistic factors; tensions among sectoral, multisectoral, and ... More


Paradigm Shifts and New Directions in Research on Early Childhood Development Programs in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

Hirokazu Yoshikawa and Ana María Nieto

in Handbook of Early Childhood Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199922994
eISBN:
9780199980420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199922994.003.0026
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter identifies emerging paradigm shifts for research that can address the next generation of practice and policy questions in early childhood development (ECD) in low- and middle-income ... More


Attention

Kate Breckenridge, Janette Atkinson, and Oliver Braddick

in Neurodevelopmental Disorders Across the Lifespan: A neuroconstructivist approach

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199594818
eISBN:
9780191738166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594818.003.0040
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter analyses the developing processes of attention in early childhood, in the context of a model in which ‘attention’ comprises a number of distinct, but related, processes. First it briefly ... More


Closing Commentary the future of early childhood development in the global development agenda

Charles M. Super, Pia Rebello Britto, and Patrice L. Engle

in Handbook of Early Childhood Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199922994
eISBN:
9780199980420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199922994.003.0029
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The closing commentary focuses attention on the future of early childhood development (ECD) in the global development agenda by drawing on the rich and varied evidence presented in the volume. The ... More


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