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Elango Sneha, Garcia Jorge Luis, Heckman James J. (James Joseph), Hojman Andres, 12 December, 2015
Reports & Papers
This paper organizes and synthesizes the literature on early childhood education and childcare. In it, we go beyond meta-analysis and reanalyze primary data sources in a common framework. We consider the evidence from means-tested demonstration…
Lee June H., Barron Brigid, Winter 2015
Reports & Papers
This report examines media use in Hispanic-Latino families with young children in the United States. Drawing from data from a national survey of parents of 2- to 10-year-olds, it extends the findings from an earlier report that sheds light on…
Lee June H., Barron Brigid, Winter 2015
Executive Summary
This report examines media use in Hispanic-Latino families with young children in the United States. Drawing from data from a national survey of parents of 2- to 10-year-olds, it extends the findings from an earlier report that sheds light on…
Lee Helly, Walker Christina, Golden Olivia, 01 December, 2015
Other
This brief highlights themes and action steps drawn from a roundtable on Two-Generational Strategies to Improve Immigrant Family and Child Outcomes, hosted by the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP), with support from the Annie E. Casey…
Wu Qiong, Lei Pui-Wa, DiPerna James C., Morgan Paul L., Reid Erin E., December, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The purpose of this study was to examine early mathematical skill differences among preschool children in US Head Start classrooms. Latent class analysis based on six early mathematical subtest scores (i.e. counting aloud, measurement, counting…
Hustedt Jason T., Jung Kwanghee, Barnett W. Steven, Williams Tonya, December, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Enrollment in state-funded pre-K programs prior to kindergarten entry has become increasingly common. As each state develops its own model for pre-K, rigorous studies of the impacts of state-specific programs are needed. This study investigates…
Martin Christian Atlas, Drasgow Erik, Halle James, December, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
We created and evaluated a professional development package for training four teachers to embed instructional interactions during outdoor time to enhance the play skills of young children with significant developmental disabilities. The…
Graziano Paulo A., Slavec Janine, Ros Rosmary, Garb Leanna R., Hart Katie C., Garcia Alexis, December, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study examined the construct validity and clinical utility of a brief self-regulation assessment (Head-Toes-Knees-Shoulders, HTKS) among a clinical sample of children with externalizing behavior problems (EBP). Participants for this study…
Friedman-Krauss Allison, Raver C. Cybele, December, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Children growing up in poverty have a higher likelihood of exposure to multiple forms of adversity that jeopardize their chances of academic success. The current paper identifies school mobility, or changing schools, as 1 such poverty-related risk.…
Meng Christine, December, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The purpose of this study was to examine whether approaches to learning moderated the association between child care classroom environment and Head Start children's academic skills. The data came from the Head Start Family and Child Experiences…
Hulme Charles, Nash Hannah M., Gooch Debbie, Lervag Arne Olav, Snowling Margaret J., December, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The development of reading skills is underpinned by oral language abilities: Phonological skills appear to have a causal influence on the development of early word-level literacy skills, and reading-comprehension ability depends, in addition to word…
Staton Sally, Irvine Susan, Pattinson Cassandra L., Smith Simon, Thorpe Karen J., December, 2015
Other
Peer Reviewed
The National Quality Framework for Early Childhood Education and Care (NQF) in Australia identifies the need for services to make provision for each child's sleep, rest and relaxation within a national early years' policy framework. The framework…
Moss Bonita, Harper Helen, Silburn Sven, December, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This paper examines a recent example of a transition-to-preschool program in regional Australia. The program is significant in linking Aboriginal child health and early childhood learning services. The discussion is drawn from a mixed method…
Shoval Ella, Zaretzky Ester, Sharir Tal, Shulruf Boaz, December, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This research attempted to determine which kinds of free-choice motor activity improve balance control. One hundred and fifty children from three kindergarten classes participated in the research. They were provided with an environment that enabled…
Ha Yoonsook, Collins Mary Elizabeth, Martino David, December, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Studies suggest that a substantial proportion of low-income working mothers experience work disruptions and parental stress related to child care, which may lead to increases in the risk of physical and psychological abuse and neglect of children.…