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Jones Stephanie M., Lesaux Nonie K., Gonzalez Kathryn E., Hanno Emily C., Guzman Rosa, Q4 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

This paper uses rich, representative data from the Early Learning Study at Harvard (ELS@H) to examine the landscape of early education and care among three- and four-year-olds in one state. We examine the distribution of children in setting types…

Hanno Emily C., Gonzalez Kathryn E., Gardner Madelyn, Jones Stephanie M., Lesaux Nonie K., Hofer Kerry G., Checkoway Amy, Goodson Barbara D., August, 2020
Reports & Papers
This report describes the experiences of early educators and caregivers of 3- and 4-year-old children in family child care, community-based center, Head Start, and public school prekindergarten programs during the first few months of the Coronavirus…
Hanno Emily C., Gonzalez Kathryn E., Gardner Madelyn, Jones Stephanie M., Lesaux Nonie K., Hofer Kerry G., Checkoway Amy, Goodson Barbara D., August, 2020
Executive Summary
This report describes the experiences of early educators and caregivers of 3- and 4-year-old children in family child care, community-based center, Head Start, and public school prekindergarten programs during the first few months of the Coronavirus…
McCoy Dana Charles, Gonzalez Kathryn E., Jones Stephanie M., September/October 2019
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study explores children's early academic and self-regulatory skills as potential pathways through which a preschool enrichment program-the Chicago School Readiness Project (CSRP)-may contribute to low-income children's long-term outcomes (N =…
Jones Stephanie M., Lesaux Nonie K., Hanno Emily C., Gonzalez Kathryn E., Guzman Rosa, Goodson Barbara D., Checkoway Amy, Nichols Austin, Freeman Brian, Ballinger Sarah, November, 2018
Reports & Papers
Led by Professors Stephanie Jones and Nonie Lesaux, the Early Learning Study at Harvard (ELS@H), a cornerstone of the Zaentz Early Education Initiative (https://zaentz.gse.harvard.edu/), is a first-of-its-kind, statewide study designed to examine…
Jones Stephanie M., Lesaux Nonie K., Hanno Emily C., Gonzalez Kathryn E., Guzman Rosa, Goodson Barbara D., Checkoway Amy, Nichols Austin, Freeman Brian, Ballinger Sarah, November, 2018
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief provides the background for and study design of the Early Learning Study at Harvard.
Jones Stephanie M., Lesaux Nonie K., Hanno Emily C., Gonzalez Kathryn E., Guzman Rosa, Goodson Barbara D., Checkoway Amy, Nichols Austin, Freeman Brian, Ballinger Sarah, November, 2018
Fact Sheets & Briefs
While the study includes other types of information about children (e.g., descriptions of their language development and social-emotional competencies) and their families (e.g., descriptions of their daily lives and parenting practices), as well as…
Bailey Rebecca, Barnes Sophie P., Park Christine, Sokolovic Nina, Jones Stephanie M., May, 2018
Other

The purpose of this Compendium is to provide information about the range of measures available to assess executive function (EF) and other regulation-related skills. The field of EF and other regulation-related research is broad, rapidly-growing…

McCoy Dana Charles, Jones Stephanie M., Roy Amanda, Raver C. Cybele, April, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Although research has shown fade-out of the cognitive benefits of classroom-based preschool interventions, less is known regarding the durability of social-emotional impacts. This study examines the extent to which the multicomponent Chicago School…
Jones Stephanie M., Bailey Rebecca, Brush Katharine, Kahn Jennifer, 08 December, 2017
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Below, we review the evidence-based OST programs that explicitly target SEL. In addition, we provide a set of guidelines and considerations for adapting SEL programs for OST and for making decisions about SEL programming that best fit the needs and…
Jones Stephanie M., Brush Katharine, Bailey Rebecca, Brion-Meisels Gretchen, McIntyre Joseph, Kahn Jennifer, Nelson Bryan, Stickle Laura, March, 2017
Other
Without access to detailed information about the specific content and approach of pre-packaged SEL programs, few schools and OST organizations are able to use data to aid them in selecting and implementing SEL programming, and they struggle to…
Jones Stephanie M., Bailey Rebecca, Barnes Sophie P., Partee Ann M., October, 2016
Executive Summary
This is a summary of a report that reviews the literature on the similarities, differences, and relationships between executive function (EF) and other regulation-related skills primarily in children ages 3-6. The summary presents an overview of the…
Jones Stephanie M., Bailey Rebecca, Barnes Sophie P., Partee Ann M., October, 2016
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief summarizes the key project findings and the implications and considerations for stakeholders of a report that reviews the literature on the similarities, differences, and relationships between executive function (EF) and other regulation-…
Jones Stephanie M., Bailey Rebecca, Barnes Sophie P., Partee Ann M., October, 2016
Other
Based on a review of literature, this report looks at the similarities, differences, and relationships between executive function (EF) and other regulation-related skills primarily in children ages 3-6. It presents a map of EF and other regulation-…
Yudron Monica, Jones Stephanie M., 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The construct of social competence encompasses a set of discrete skills considered important for the formation of positive relationships with others (Raver & Zigler, 1997). Despite the importance of social competence, little is known about its…