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Lawal Ngozi, Robinson Erin, Bustos Emily, March, 2020
Other
Denver's Early Childhood Council has been examining the child care supply and access issues for infant and toddler care in their city. They examined existing data and interviewed parents, providers, and stakeholders to search for barriers to service…
Romano Mollie, Windsor Kelly S., Q1 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study uses a single-case, multiple probe design to investigate the effects of a naturalistic intervention on deictic gesture use in toddlers who are from low-SES backgrounds. The month-long study included strategies drawn from the literature on…
Lorio Ciera M., Woods Juliann, Q1 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This multiple-baseline, single case design study investigated the effects of a multi-component professional development program to increase educators' use of explicit vocabulary instruction during small group interactive shared book reading sessions…
Zhang Xiao, Chan Wai Ling, September, 2019
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Objective: This study evaluates the effectiveness of a center-based childcare program, namely, the stimulation, interaction, motivation, and experience (SIME) program for infants and toddlers. Method: Fifty-eight children between 1 and 2 years of…
Donegan-Ritter Mary, Meeteren Beth Van, July-September 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This article describes how practice-based coaching was used with Early Head Start infant and toddler teachers to support their use of evidence-based language facilitation strategies. Video-based self-reflection and focused feedback allowed teachers…
Manz Patricia Holliday, Eisenberg Rachel A., Gernhart Amanda L., Faison Jacqueline, Laracy Seth D., Ridgard Tamique, Pinho Trevor, August, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The purpose of this study was to develop a book sharing intervention to support the language development of infants and toddlers from socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds. Low-income parents were engaged in a collaborative inquiry to develop…
Chazan-Cohen Rachel, Zaslow Martha, Raikes Helen, Elicker James, Paulsell Diane, Dean Allyson, Kriener-Althen Kerry, March, 2017
Other

This brief is an effort to explore the meaning of the word "curriculum" when applied to working with infants and toddlers. The idea for the brief emerged from the early childhood community--specifically two groups of applied researchers funded by…

Bussey Katherine, Hill Diti, January, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This article investigates the approach of care as curriculum and teachers' perceptions of this notion. It is a descriptive account of the interviews of four Aotearoa New Zealand-based infant and toddler teachers' perceptions of care as curriculum.…
Sumsion Jennifer, Harrison Linda, Bradley Ben S., June, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This article discusses the proliferation of early learning, pedagogical and curriculum frameworks and guidelines encompassing infants and toddlers in early childhood education and care (ECEC) settings, and argues for the need to build a cumulative…
Hannikainen Maritta, June, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The aim of this study was to review the national steering documents on early childhood education and care (ECEC) in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, with the focus on children up to the age of three, posing the question: What do these…
Kharod Deepti, Arreguin-Anderson Maria G., Winter 2015
Other
Peer Reviewed
This paper describes an environmental education initiative called Starting out Wild (SoW) designed for toddlers and their caretakers. The program, developed by staff and volunteers of a city parks department, engages children ages 1-3 and their…
Davis Belinda, Torr Jane, Degotardi Sheila, December, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

Australia's first national early childhood curriculum, the Early Years Learning Framework (Department of Education Employment and Workplace Relations [DEEWR], 2009), aims 'to extend and enrich children's learning from birth to five years and…

Ebbeck Marjory, Phoon Dora Mei Yong, Tan-Chong Elizabeth Chai Kim, Tan Marilyn Ai Bee, Goh Mandy, May, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A child's positive sense of well-being is central to their overall growth and development. With an increasing number of mothers in the workforce, many infants and toddlers spend much time in child care services. Hence it is crucial that caregivers…
Knoche Lisa, Sheridan Susan M., Raikes Helen, 2015
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
This project will implement and evaluate the Getting Ready 0-3 (GR03) intervention in collaboration with rural Early Head Start (EHS) partner agencies. GR03 is an inventive, evidence-based intervention that strengthens the relationships children…
Johnson Ursula, Van Horne Bethanie, 2015
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

The purpose of the project is to adapt two research-based parent and teacher interventions, Play and Learning Strategies (PALS) and Beginning Education: Early Childcare at Home (BEECH), to examine the benefit to low income infants' and toddlers'…