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Warren Shannon M., Barnett Melissa A., 2019
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

Using a mixed methods approach, this collaborative study investigates patterns of Head Start home-classroom (dis)continuity and how those patterns of experience relate to self-regulation. Specifically, this study will address the following…

Zambrana Katherine A., Hart Katie C., 2019
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

Since parents play a leading role in children’s early learning and development, enhancing skills and supports for parents in promoting school readiness in young children during earlier transitions to school may bolster later school readiness.…

Hile Kimberly A., Santos Rosa Milagros, 2016
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) mandates that children with disabilities be provided with individualized supports to maximize their overall development and learning. Caregivers of young children (ages birth-five years) play an…
O'Carroll Kelley, Jones Stephanie M., 2010
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
Grounded in Head Start's commitment to parent involvement, this proposed study will explore whether parents' social networks and resources indirectly affect children's preschool competencies through parent involvement in learning at home and in Head…
Plata-Potter Sandra Ixa, Knoche Lisa, 2010
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The primary objective of the proposed study is to better understand how the engagement of Latino parents in a Head Start emergent literacy project evolves into tangible home literacy practices and how these contribute to their child's literacy…
Anderson Sheila, Roggman Lori A., 2009
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
To promote father contributions to child development outcomes, Head Start/Early Head Start programs need a valid and reliable measure of positive father-child interaction linked to child outcomes. The purpose of this project is to develop a valid,…
Caspe Margaret, Melzi Gigliana, 2005
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
New York University will investigate how educational involvement among Head Start Latino families contributes to young children's subsequent language and literacy development. The specific goals of the project are to: (a) uncover the family literacy…
Iruka Iheoma U., 2003
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The purpose of this project is to better understand the effects of parental involvement and parental self-efficacy on Head Start children's approaches to learning and school readiness. The first goal is to develop a specific questionnaire that…
Cristofaro Tonia, 2002
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
New York University will examine personal narratives of preschool-age children and explore the role of mothers and teachers in supporting children's narrative skills. The study's goals are to: (a) describe the nature of children's personal…
Daniels Janese K., 2002
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The University of Maryland will explore nontraditional literacy practices in families and their relation to emerging literacy in preschool children from low-income backgrounds. Four sets of factors will be examined, including child characteristics,…
Helfenbaum-Kun Elana, 2002
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
Long Island University will investigate the effects of group parent-training interventions with fathers on the prevention and treatment of externalizing problems in Head Start children aged 3 to 5. Participants will be 60 father-mother-child triads…
Quiroz Blanca, 2002
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
Harvard University will describe the home language- and literacy-related experiences of Head Start children growing up in bilingual (English/Spanish) or Spanish-dominant families and the effects of these experiences on children's literacy-related…
Downer Jason T., 2001
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
Researchers plan to use a multi-dimensional, ecological approach to study father involvement within a low-income, minority population to answer several questions about influences that deter or contribute to fathers' involvement in children's…
Perry Marlo A., 2000
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
This study examines the impact of parents' social support strategies on their children's school readiness. The study involves three main research objectives: (1) to determine if Head Start children from single-female headed households demonstrate…
Switzer Sharon C., 1999
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
This study explored the in-home literacy practices of low-income Head Start families who had emigrated from Brazil and who were not proficient in English, as well as studied the effect of immigration on the families and their children. This study…