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Leopold Ellen, Zordan Edgarda, Infurna Charles J., Strano Lauri, August, 2018
Reports & Papers
This reports on the outcomes of the RECAP behavioral interventions at preschools in Rochester, New York
Gropen Jess, Kook Janna Fuccillo, Hoisington Cindy, Clark-Chiarelli Nancy, July, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Young children are able to benefit from early science teaching but many preschool teachers have not had opportunities to deepen their own understanding of science or to develop their pedagogical content knowledge (PCK) in relation to specific…
Alade Fashina, Lauricella Alexis R., Beaudoin-Ryan Leanne, Wartella Ellen, September, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
American students rank well below international peers in the disciplines of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Early exposure to STEM-related concepts is critical to later academic achievement. Given the rise of tablet-…
Keefe-Cooperman Kathleen, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Preschoolers' integrated technology usage was examined related to cognitive and visual spatial functioning. The participants consisted of 492 typically developing preschool children. Parent/caregiver reports of children's television viewing and…
Kearney Erin, Barbour Amanda, September, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
With early childhood foreign language programs on the rise worldwide, this study is guided by the question of what young participants are learning about language, linguistic diversity and language education itself through their initial experiences…
MCG (Michael Cohen Group, LLC), 03 August, 2015
Reports & Papers
The overall research objective of this study is to evaluate the educational effectiveness of two Pocoyo PlayGrounds in supporting early literacy learning and vocabulary acquisition among 3- to 5-year old children. The specific objectives are to…
Razza Rachel A., Bergen-Cico Dessa K., Raymond Kimberly, February, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study evaluated the effectiveness of a mindfulness-based yoga intervention in promoting self-regulation among preschool children (3-5 years old). Twenty-nine children (16 intervention and 13 control) participated in the yearlong study that used…
MCG (Michael Cohen Group, LLC), 26 July, 2013
Reports & Papers
The overall objective of this RCT study is to evaluate the educational effectiveness of the Pocoyo PlaySets in supporting English language learning among primarily Spanish-speaking preschool children. The specific objectives of this study are to…
Brotman Laurie Miller, Kingston Sharon, Bat-Chava Yael, Caldwell Melissa B., Calzada Esther J., 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An evaluation of the training for early education teachers delivering the ParentCorps program, a family after school intervention designed to prevent child conduct problems
Mages Wendy K., 2008
Reports & Papers
This dissertation reports a series of investigations of the language and cognitive development of 155 preschool children enrolled in 12 Head Start sites in New York City. These investigations were carried out in the context of a quasi-experimental…
Murphy Kelly A., 2004
Reports & Papers
An investigation of the effects of an early intervention using mystery motivators on nine Head Start children's disruptive behaviors
Sandy Sandra V., Boardman Susan K., 2000
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An inquiry into the effect of the Peaceful Kids Early Childhood Social-Emotional (ECSEL) Conflict Resolution Program on the development of socioemotional, cognitive, and conflict resolution skills, based on a sample of 404 children aged two- to six…
McCabe Lisa A., 1999
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of the Second Step program as a curriculum to decrease aggressive behaviors in preschoolers, focusing on teaching empathy, perspective taking, impulse control, and social problem solving skills, in four New York early childhood centers