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Silver H. Callie, Zinsser Katherine M., Zulauf Courtney A., Lowe-Fotos Allison, Estlund Maria, Orr Lori, 2021
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Nationwide, 17,000 three-and four-year old children are expelled or suspended from preschool each year (Zeng, Corr, O’Grady, & Guan, 2019). In response, advocates and researchers have called on policymakers to implement policies and legislation…
Brown Sierra L., McCobin Allison, Easley Stephanie, McGoey Kara E., July, 2020
Other
Peer Reviewed
Children have been impacted by COVID-19 in many different ways and are acutely aware of the changes in their everyday life. For some children, early childhood education programs provide a safe haven that is predictable and safe, and children now may…
Valiente Carlos, Swanson Jodi, DeLay Dawn, Fraser Ashley M., Parker Julia H., March, 2020
Other
Peer Reviewed
The goal of this study was to apply aspects of the heuristic model advanced by Eisenberg, Cumberland, and Spinrad (1998) to the study of socialization that takes place in preschool and elementary school classrooms. Investigating socialization in…
Chow Jason C., Granger Kristen L., Broda Michael D., Peterson Nicole, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The purpose of this study was to better understand the association between teachers’ incoming classroom management skills and end-of-year literacy skills of preschool children with or at risk of emotional and behavioral disorders. Furthermore, we…
Fabes Richard A., 2020
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

The purpose of this research is to examine the prevalence, disparities, and factors associated with the use of exclusionary discipline in U.S. public school-affiliated preschool programs. We plan to do this by conducting secondary data analyses…

Yoder Michelle L., Williford Amanda P., Vitiello Virginia E., Q2 2019
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The current study used naturalistic observations to explore the peer engagement of 428 preschoolers whom teachers identified as displaying elevated levels of disruptive behavior. Children's peer sociability, communication, assertiveness, and…
Hemmeter Mary Louise, Conroy Maureen A., September, 2018
Other
Peer Reviewed
A special issue of the journal School Mental Health, focusing on interventions designed for supporting young children's social-emotional learning
Hemmeter Mary Louise, Conroy Maureen A., September, 2018
Other
Peer Reviewed
An introduction to a special issue of the journal School Mental Health, focusing on interventions designed for supporting young children's social-emotional learning
Vredenburgh Christopher, May, 2018
Reports & Papers
Collaboration, the coordination of actions to achieve a common goal, is a ubiquitous human behavior from an early age. Thus far, most research on collaboration has focused on its evolutionary origins, earliest occurrences, and outcomes (e.g.…
Schulz Jonna H. von, Dufrene Brad Andrew, LaBrot Zachary C., Tingstrom Daniel H., Olmi D. Joe, Radley, III Keith C., Mitchell Rachel, Maldonado Aimee, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Although there is substantial functional behavioral assessment (FBA) literature suggesting that function-based interventions are effective for improving problem behavior, only a limited number of studies have examined the effectiveness of function-…
Aslan Ozge Metin, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The author examined the relationship among peer rejection, peer victimization, and internalizing behaviors. The author hypothesized that physical and relational victimization would have a different indirect effect on the relationship between peer…
Long Yanjie, November, 2017
Reports & Papers
Social-emotional adjustment in early childhood has been associated with later social development and academic achievement. Language proficiency is a central tool for building social relationships and managing emotions. Limited English proficiency in…
Garrity Sarah, Longstreth Sascha, Linder Lisa K., August, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The purpose of this study was to expand the knowledge base regarding discipline policies in early care and education (ECE) programs by examining the extent to which programs utilize policies that reflect the implementation of evidence-based…
Nelson Catherine, Paul Kristen, Johnston Susan S., Kidder Jaimee E., June, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Play skills are central to development of children's language and cognitive skills. However, social, symbolic, and object play skills of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are frequently impaired. This study examined the effects of a…
Carsley Sarah, Liang L. Y., Chen Y., Parkin Patricia C., Maguire Jonathon, Birken Catherine S., March, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Background Outdoor free play is important for healthy growth and development in early childhood. Recent studies suggest that the majority of time spent in daycare is sedentary. The objective of this study was to determine whether there was an…