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Weiland Christina, Greenberg Erica, Bassok Daphna, Markowitz Anna J., Guerrero-Rosada Paola, Luetmer Grace, Abenavoli Rachel, Gomez Celia J., Johnson Anna D., Harden Brenda Jones, Maier Michelle F., McCormick Meghan P., Morris Pamela A., Nores Milagros, Phillips Deborah A., Snow Catherine, June 2021
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As the United States starts to recover from the pandemic, ECE leaders continue to need a clear understanding of the pandemic’s impact both on young children’s learning and on the ECE programs and teachers that play a critical role in the lives of…

Weiland Christina, Greenberg Erica, Bassok Daphna, Markowitz Anna J., Guerrero-Rosada Paola, Luetmer Grace, Abenavoli Rachel, Gomez Celia J., Johnson Anna D., Harden Brenda Jones, Maier Michelle F., McCormick Meghan P., Morris Pamela A., Nores Milagros, Phillips Deborah A., Snow Catherine, June 2021
Executive Summary

This brief synthesizes the evidence on the pandemic’s impact on young children’s learning and on the ECE programs and teachers that play a critical role in the lives of young children, families, and the U.S. economy. Leaders need a clear…

Cappella Elise, Cramer Travis, Raver C. Cybele, Allen LaRue, Morris Pamela A., 08 March, 2021
Reports & Papers
With the expansion of NYC’s universal pre-K in 2014 in Pre-K for All (PKA), the NYC Department of Education tackled the challenge of supporting classroom quality through professional development (PD) across 2,500 classrooms and a large, rapidly…
Bassok Daphna, Markowitz Anna J., Morris Pamela A., Spring 2021
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Unlike a typical Future of Children issue, which describes what’s already known about a topic that affects children’s lives, this issue focuses on an approach to research and practice. We aim to distill lessons from existing ECE partnerships and…

Bassok Daphna, Markowitz Anna J., Morris Pamela A., Spring 2021
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This special issue of The Future of Children journal focuses on challenges and opportunities involving research - practice partnerships in the field of early childhood education.

Rojas Natalia M., Mattera Shira K., Morris Pamela A., Raver C. Cybele, 2021
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Evidence suggests that teachers are effective at improving the social and emotional readiness of low-income children. However, few measures are available to assess teachers' use of specific social-emotional practices within their classrooms. This…
Rojas Natalia M., Morris Pamela A., Balaraman Amudha, October-December 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Achieving high-quality preschool at scale is challenging; to do so likely entails a combination of program standards, teacher qualifications and compensation, on-site quality monitoring, and professional development (PD). This study aims to examine…
Rojas Natalia M., Yoshikawa Hirokazu, Morris Pamela A., Kamboukos Dimitra, Dawson-McClure Spring, Brotman Laurie Miller, Q2 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An increasing number of young children nationally participate in preschool education, yet very little is known about the influence of peers' behavioral regulation, such as maintaining focus on a task in the face of distractions and inhibiting a…
Morris Pamela A., Connors Maia C., Friedman-Krauss Allison, McCoy Dana Charles, Weiland Christina, Feller Avi, Page Lindsay C., Bloom Howard S., Yoshikawa Hirokazu, April-June 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This article synthesizes findings from a reanalysis of data from the Head Start Impact Study with a focus on impact variation. This study addressed whether the size of Head Start's impacts on children's access to center-based and high-quality care…
Daneri M. Paula, Sulik Michael J., Raver C. Cybele, Morris Pamela A., March/April 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Few assessments of self-regulation for preschool-aged children have been validated for use in socioeconomically and racially/ethnically diverse populations. We address this gap by exploring the validity of the Preschool Self-Regulation Assessment…
Mattera Shira K., Jacob Robin T., Morris Pamela A., March, 2018
Reports & Papers
The current report is designed to explore the impact of these two programs (Making Pre-K Count and High 5s) on children's math skills, language skills, executive function, and attitudes toward math at the end of kindergarten (see Chapter 3 for more…
Mattera Shira K., Jacob Robin T., Morris Pamela A., March, 2018
Executive Summary
This report is designed to explore the impact of Making Pre-K Count and High 5s on children's math skills, language skills, executive function, and attitudes toward math at the end of kindergarten. (author abstract)
Weiland Christina, McCormick Meghan P., Mattera Shira K., Maier Michelle F., Morris Pamela A., January-March 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Experts have heralded domain-specific play-based curricula coupled with regular coaching and training as our "strongest hope" for improving instructional quality in large-scale public preschool programs. Yet, details from different evaluations of…
Harding Jessica F., Morris Pamela A., Hill Jennifer, October-December 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Maternal education is one of the strongest predictors of children's academic outcomes. One possible explanation for this is that more highly educated mothers more frequently engage in parenting practices that may promote children's later cognitive…
Mattera Shira K., Morris Pamela A., Jacob Robin T., Maier Michelle F., Rojas Natalia M., August, 2017
Other
Peer Reviewed
A growing literature has demonstrated that early math skills are associated with later outcomes for children. This research has generated interest in improving children's early math competencies as a pathway to improved outcomes for children in…