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Gerde Hope K., Pikus Arianna E., Lee Kyung Sook, Van Egeren Laurie A., Quon Huber Melissa S., Q1 2021
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Families make important contributions to children’s learning across multiple developmental domains by providing quality educational experiences in the home and community. Until now, it was unknown what resources low-income families provide at home…
Barnett W. Steven, Jung Kwanghee, February, 2021
Reports & Papers
To learn about the pandemic’s impacts on young children’s learning and development NIEER developed a parent survey regarding children’s home learning activities and preschool participation during the pandemic. The first survey was conducted in…
Koning Ashley, Morgan Kyle, 2021
Other
Ipsos Public Affairs (Ipsos) conducted the Fall 2020 Home Learning Study on behalf of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. The study collected data about life at home with young children during the COVID-19 pandemic. Respondents answered…
Ezran Marie, Trude Angela C. B., Hepworth Allison D., Black Maureen M., 2021
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

Objective: To evaluate demographic differences in parent website engagement in a child care−based wellness intervention. Design: Parent-reported demographic characteristics and observed website engagement were averaged by child care centers…

Padilla Christina M., Oct-Dec 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Parent engagement has been a cornerstone of Head Start since its inception in 1965. Prior studies have found evidence for small to moderate impacts of Head Start on parenting behaviors but have not considered the possibility that individual Head…
Barnett W. Steven, Jung Kwanghee, Nores Milagros, July, 2020
Reports & Papers
To learn how the pandemic is impacting young children's learning experiences the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) developed a parent survey on: (1) children's home learning activities during the pandemic; (2) children's…
Barnett W. Steven, Jung Kwanghee, July, 2020
Reports & Papers
The COVID-19 pandemic presents tremendous challenges for preschool education. Most of the nation's 3- to 5-year-olds attending preschool programs had their 2019-20 school year cut short as stay at home orders were issued and in-person classroom…
Koning Ashley, Borie-Holtz Debra, Young William, Morgan Kyle, 2020
Other
Ipsos Public Affairs (Ipsos) conducted the 2020 Home Learning Study on behalf of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. The study collected data about life at home with young children during the COVID-19 pandemic. Respondents answered…
Barnett W. Steven, Jung Kwanghee, August, 2020
Reports & Papers
The COVID-19 pandemic presents tremendous challenges for preschool education. Most of the nation's 3- to 5-year-olds attending preschool programs had their 2019-20 school year cut short as stay at home orders were issued and in-person classroom…
Barnett W. Steven, Jung Kwanghee, Nores Milagros, August, 2020
Reports & Papers
To learn how the pandemic is impacting young children's learning experiences the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) developed a parent survey on: (1) children's home learning activities during the pandemic; (2) children's…
Lang Sarah N., Jeon Lieny, Schoppe-Sullivan Sarah J., Wells Michael B., August, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Background Understanding the correlates of young children's social emotional development is important to optimally support children's long-term success. Objective This study examined the associations among dimensions of parent–teacher cocaring…
Paschall Katherine W., Moore Kristin Anderson, Pina Gabriel, Anderson Samantha, May, 2020
Reports & Papers
The analyses in this brief examine the associations between a young child's experiences and the extent to which parents report that the child is healthy and ready to learn. Data used for these analyses are from the 2017 and 2018 waves of the Health…
Gonzalez Kathryn E., February, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
There is limited understanding of how parents’ allocation of investments across their children are affected by differences in their children's participation in programs that promote early development. I use data from the National Longitudinal Survey…
Rymanowicz Kylie, Hetherington Chelsea, Larm Brooke, Winter 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Farm- and nature-based early childhood education programs have a unique potential to provide young children with skills and experiences that build a strong foundation for future learning and environmental stewardship, but can also to extend positive…
McCormick Meghan P., Weissman Amanda Ketner, Weiland Christina, Hsueh JoAnn, Sachs Jason, Snow Catherine, April, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Parental engagement in home-based learning activities is linked to children's academic skills. Yet, interventions that try to enhance parental engagement—sometimes targeted to families with low levels of education— have small effects. This study…