Parents' Beliefs and Knowledge Regarding Child Development and Appropriate Early Childhood Classroom Practices

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The intent of this study was to assess low-income parents knowledge and beliefs regarding child development and appropriate classroom practice and to compare their responses with those obtained from a previous survey of upper-income parents (Grebe, 1998). This study group (N=21) consisted of parents or guardians with children in a federally subsidized child-care center. Results indicated a high level of knowledge regarding developmentally appropriate practice and child development. Overall, there were no significant differences in the knowledge between the two income-levels, however, responses to several questions revealed slight differences in beliefs.

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Hughes, Tina M. May 2000.

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The intent of this study was to assess low-income parents knowledge and beliefs regarding child development and appropriate classroom practice and to compare their responses with those obtained from a previous survey of upper-income parents (Grebe, 1998).

This study group (N=21) consisted of parents or guardians with children in a federally subsidized child-care center. Results indicated a high level of knowledge regarding developmentally appropriate practice and child development. Overall, there were no significant differences in the knowledge between the two income-levels, however, responses to several questions revealed slight differences in beliefs.

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Hughes, Tina M. Parents' Beliefs and Knowledge Regarding Child Development and Appropriate Early Childhood Classroom Practices, thesis, May 2000; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc2468/: accessed April 29, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .