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Androutsos Odysseas, Apostolidou Eftychia, Iotova Violeta, Socha Piotr, Birnbaum Julia, Moreno L. A., De Bourdeaudhuij Ilse, Koletzko B. (Berthold), Manios Yannis, August, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Process evaluation (PE) is used for the in-depth evaluation of the implementation process of health promotion programmes. The aim of the current paper was to present the PE design and tools used in the ToyBox-intervention. The PE design was based on…
Leow Christine S., Hilado Aimee, Limlingan Maria Cristina, Howard Eboni C., June, 2014
Other
Peer Reviewed
In an effort to bring rigorous research into the education and social sciences field, the past decade had seen an increase in the advocacy of randomized controlled trials. The argument in favor of using randomized controlled trial is that one can…
National-Louis University. McCormick Tribune Center for Early Childhood Leadership, Fall 2009
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Findings from a study on a comparison of the efficacies of the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale-Revised (ECERS-R) and the Program Administration Scale (PAS) in the assessment of the quality of early childhood experiences in center-based,…
Meisels Samuel J., Atkins-Burnett Sally, 2006
Other
A discussion of the history of and issues involved in testing young children for purposes of identification, instructional improvement, and program evaluation
Le Vi-Nhuan, Perlman Michal, Zellman Gail L., Hamilton Laura S., 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the effectiveness of methods used to measure child-staff ratios in child care center classrooms, comparing ratio data from a single classroom over a short period of time with ratio data from multiple classrooms over longer periods…
Voices for Virginia's Children, 2005
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Definitions of Tiered Reimbursement Systems (TRS), Quality Rating Systems (QRS), and Rated License Systems (RLS), and recommendations for their use in efforts to improve child care quality in Virginia
Chow Stanley, Whitney Jan, Holland Holly, 2004
Reports & Papers
Eight case studies examining the linkages from staff development, to teacher use of instructional strategies, to the performance of K-3 students in early literacy skills of phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension
Toroyan Tami, Oakley Ann, Laing Gabrielle, Roberts Ian, Mugford Miranda, Turner J., 2004
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of a process evaluation method that was used to measure the effects of high quality day care on 120 socially disadvantaged families in the United Kingdom
Pratt James Edward, Kay David, 2004
Other
Eight case studies examining the linkages from staff development, to teacher use of instructional strategies, to the performance of K-3 students in early literacy skills of phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension
Joseph Gail E., Strain Phillip S., 2003
Literature Review
Peer Reviewed
A literature review describing the efficacy of eight comprehensive social?emotional curricula for children under 6 years of age