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16th Biennial EARLI Conference for Research on Learning and Instruction

CARE researchers presented at the 16th Biennial EARLI Conference for Research on Learning and Instruction, which took place in Limassol, Cyprus from the 25th to the 29th of August, 2015. The theme of the conference was ‘Towards a Reflective Society: Synergies Between Learning, Teaching and Research’.

The conference included the SIG 5 Invited Symposium on the topic “Self-regulation in early childhood: conceptualization, assessment, and contextual classroom predictors”. The symposium was organized by CARE researchers Pauline Slot (Utrecht University) and Joana Cadima (University of Porto), and the discussant was Fred Morrison (University of Michigan).

SIG 5 Invited Symposium: Self-regulation in early childhood: conceptualization, assessment, and contextual classroom predictors

  • Chair:Paul Leseman (Utrecht University)
  • Organized by Pauline Slot (Utrecht University) and Joana Cadima (University of Porto)
  • Discussant: Fred Morrison (University of Michigan).
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Symposium: The effect of early childhood education to child outcomes

  • Chair: Marja-Kristiina Lerkkanen (University of Jyväskylä)
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  • Organized by Marja-Kristiina Lerkkanen (University of Jyväskylä) and Paul Leseman (Utrecht University)
  • Discussant: Kathy Sylva (University of Oxford)

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  • Effects of ECEC quality on children’s attention and language development in the preschool years.
    Pauline Slot, University Utrecht, Netherlands; Hanna Mulder, Utrecht University, Netherlands; Josje Verhagen, Utrecht University, Netherlands; Jan Boom, Utrecht University, Netherlands; Annemiek Veen, Kohnstamm Institute, Netherlands; Paul Leseman, Utrecht University, Netherlands.
  • Impact of ECEC on math development – Evidence of German and European longitudinal studies. Hannah Ulferts, Freie Universitat Berlin, Germany; Yvonne Anders, Free University Berlin, Germany
  • The effects of early childhood education on children’s literacy and mathematic skills in Portugal
    Joana Cadima, University of Porto, Portugal; Ana Gamelas, University of Porto, Portugal; Teresa Leal, University of Porto, Portugal; Isabel M.P. Abreu-Lima, University of Porto, Portugal.
  • Longitudinal effects of kindergarten quality on the development of literacy skills in Grade 1.
    Gintautas Silinskas, University of Jyväskylä, Finland; Anna-Maija Poikkeus, University of Jyväskylä, Finland; Marja-Kristiina Lerkkanen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland.

Symposium: A closer look at teacher-child interactions in early childhood classrooms

  • Chair: Lotte Henrichs (Utrecht University)
  • Organized: by Lotte Henrichs (Utrecht University) and Mayra Mascareno (University of Groningen)
  • Discussant: Marja-Kristiina Lerkkanen (University of Jyväskylä)

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  • Classroom quality profiles of kindergarten classrooms in Finland
    Marja-Kristiina Lerkkanen (University of Jyväskylä); Anna-Maija Poikkeus (University of Jyväskylä); Eija Pakarinen (University of Jyväskylä); Martti Siekkinen (University of Eastern); Maritta Hannikainen (University of Jyväskylä); Pirjo-Liisa Poikonen (University of Jyväskylä); Helena Rasku-Puttonen (University of Jyväskylä); Jenni Salminen (University of Jyväskylä)
  • Quality of classroom interactions and teachers’ ideas about practices to promote peer relationships
    Ana Gamelas (University of Porto); Joana Cadima (University of Porto); Cecilia Rosario Aguiar (University Institute of Lisbon); Margarida Fialho (University Institute of Lisbon); Nadine Gomes Correia (University Institute of Lisbon).
  • CLASS based professional development of kindergarten teachers: Effects vary over activities
    Lotte Henrichs (Utrecht University); Paul Leseman (Utrecht University)
  • Quality and (in)consistency of classroom interactions and child outcomes in kindergarten
    Mayra Mascareno (University of Groningen); Roel Bosker (University of Groningen); Catherine Snow (Harvard Graduate School of Education).

Symposium: Differential effects of child care quality in young children

Organized: by Antje von Suchodoletz (NewYork University Abu Dhabi) and Joana Cadima (University of Porto)

Discussant: Paul Leseman (Utrecht University)

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  • Individual differences in effects of child care quality: The role of self-regulation and gender
    Martine Broekhuizen, Utrecht University, Netherlands; Marcel van Aken, Utrecht University, Netherlands; Judith Dubas, Utrecht University, Netherlands; Paul Leseman, Utrecht University, Netherlands.
  • Differential effects of temperament, gender, and child care quality on non-risk and at-risk children
    Joana Cadima, University of Porto, Portugal; Tiago Ferreira, University of Porto, Portugal; Karine Verschueren, KU Leuven, Belgium; Teresa Leal, University of Porto, Portugal; Joana Vieira, University of Porto, Portugal; Paula Matos, University of Porto, Portugal.
  • Teacher-child relationship quality and social participation in the preschool setting
    Ines Peceguina, ISCTE-IUL, Portugal; Cecilia Aguiar, ISCTE-Instituto Universitario de Lisboa, Portugal; Joao Daniel, ISPA-University Institute, Lisbon, Portugal; Joana Cadima, University of Porto, Portugal; Nadine Correia, ISPA-University Institute, Lisbon, Portugal; Margarida Fialho, ISPA-University Institute, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Child characteristics as predictors of young children’s adjustment to kindergarten
    Antje von Suchodoletz, New York University, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; Ross Larsen, Brigham Young University, United States; Lydia Barza, Zayed University Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
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