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Explore our collection of gray research literature (e.g., publicly available reports and briefs published by government agencies, and for-profit and nonprofit organizations), peer-reviewed journal articles, survey instruments, webinars, and descriptions of projects funded by the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation. Learn more about the scope of our collection.

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National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment, Child Care State Capacity Building Center, National Center on Tribal Early Childhood Development, National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations, Center of Excellence for Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation, January, 2021
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This resource guide provides information and examples about strategies to promote social-emotional well-being of children for state, territory and tribal ECE system leaders.
National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment, Child Care State Capacity Building Center, National Center on Tribal Early Childhood Development, National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations, Center of Excellence for Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation, January, 2021
Other
The Resource Guide for Developing Integrated Strategies to Support the Social and Emotional Wellness of Children is part of the Office of Child Care (OCC) initiative to further integrate social-emotional support strategies into child care’s mixed-…
National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment, Child Care State Capacity Building Center, National Center on Tribal Early Childhood Development, National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations, Center of Excellence for Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation, January, 2021
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This document is an excerpt from the main resource guide that includes Sections 1-4: 1) Benefits of Integrating Strategies to Support the Social and Emotional Wellness of Children, Families, and Providers; 2) Implementation Considerations—Theory of…
Palermo Francisco, Thibodeau-Nielsen Rachel, Han Seunghee, Mikulski Ariana M., Q1 2021
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
We examined the association between Spanish-speaking preschoolers’ (N = 137; M age = 53 months; SD = 4 months; 53% boys) effortful control (EC) and English vocabulary and letter-word skills. We also examined whether close teacher-child relationships…
National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, July, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief provides an overview of transportation requirements. A series of briefs about CCDF health and safety requirements was first released in July 2016 by the National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance (ECQA Center) in response to the…
National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
States are currently working to implement Child Care Development Fund (CCDF) regulations that address developmental screening. This brief defines developmental screening and evaluation; highlights innovative and best practices; and describes how a…
Swindle Taren, Jarrett Diane, McKelvey Lorraine, Whiteside-Mansell Leanne, Edge Nicola A. Conners, Kraleti Shashank, July, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Excessive television (TV) viewing by children can lead to negative health and developmental outcomes. Using structural equation modeling, this study tests a conceptual model to understand social and familial factors associated with TV exposure among…
National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, December, 2017
Fact Sheets & Briefs
QRIS frequently incorporate the use of curricula and child assessment as indicators for rating programs, especially in QRIS focused on improving school readiness and child outcomes. Some QRIS specify particular curricula or child assessments in…
National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, July, 2016
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief, one in a series of nine addressing health and safety requirements specified in the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014, provides an overview of transportation requirements for center-based and home-based child care…
McKelvey Lorraine, Whiteside-Mansell Leanne, Conners-Burrow Nicola A., Swindle Taren, Fitzgerald Shalese, January, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The general aim of early intervention and home visiting programs is to support families to minimize Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). However, assessing children's exposure to these risks is complicated because parents serve as the conduit for…
Perkins Kelley J., 2015
Bibliographies
The following resource is designed to help higher education faculty who are creating infant-toddler coursework for non-traditional students and are seeking materials related to culture, race and ethnicity. Following a brief explanation of the Know-…
Perkins Kelley J., 2015
Bibliographies
The following resource is designed to help higher education faculty who are creating infant-toddler coursework for non-traditional students and are seeking materials related to dual language learners. Following a brief explanation of the Know-See-Do…
Perkins Kelley J., 2015
Bibliographies
The following resource is designed to help higher education faculty who are creating infant-toddler coursework for non-traditional students and are seeking materials related to poverty. Following a brief explanation of the Know-See-Do-Improve…
Clements Douglas H., Germeroth Carrie, Sovran Brittany, 2015
Bibliographies
This document presents research on the mathematical competence of infants and toddlers. We organize it in five major sections. We begin by describing our methodology. Then the research is presented in five domains: spatial relationships, number…
Nayfeld Irena, August, 2014
Reports & Papers
Research consistently shows that children from low-income environments tend to lag behind their peers in school readiness, language-development, and problem-solving skills. A number of studies have indicated that inquiry, or asking questions, is a…