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Jacobs Johnson Cleopatra, Thomas Jaime, Boller Kimberly, August, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

Research Findings: Many young children spend crucial developmental years in informal, home-based child care (HBCC) settings, but parents and others share concerns about HBCC quality. We applied the ecomap method in a descriptive study of racially…

Bourassa Jacqueline, Zweig Jacqueline, Stevenson-Garcia Judi, Weidele Andrea, Irwin Clare W., 13 August, 2015
Other
This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that presents findings from a study that explores the collection and use of data in several New England preschool programs. Analysis focuses on three domains: early learning outcomes (math, reading…
Bergen Doris, 2015
Other
This chapter will discuss the methods used by researchers in various disciplines to assess play development and learning in groups of children, the issues and practices related to the use of play-based assessment with individual children and the…
Darling Lynn, Grace Cathy, 2015
Other
The development of a sound methodology is crucial to the success of any research model. In observational research design, several factors must be considered for the data collection phase to be without contamination and yield data that will generate…
Duncan Judith, Te One Sarah Jane, September, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Over a two-year teacher-researcher project in New Zealand we used a mosaic of research methods (Clark, 2010) to capture the perspectives of staff, parents and children. As a team of teachers and academic researchers, we recorded and documented…
Arnold David H., Dobbs-Oates Jennifer, December, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Teacher rating scales are an efficient, practical way to gather information on children's behaviour problems in school. Previous research has reported on agreement between parents' and teachers' reports, but less attention has been paid to inter-…
Skrzypiec Grace, Harvey-Murray Rosalind, Krieg Susan, September, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The intent of this report is to examine the use of the PhotoStory method as a qualitative component of the KidsMatter Early Childhood (KMEC) mixed-method evaluation. One hundred family and staff photographers, at 10 early childhood education and…
Smith Cara, 2010
Reports & Papers
A study of a model of mathematics skills acquisition as measured by eight assessment tasks of early mathematics skills with 88 students in ten preschool and four kindergarten classrooms
Taylor-Piotrowski Jessica L., Linebarger Deborah L., Lapierre Matthew, October, 2009
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A description of the development of a survey on the association between children's media use at home, parental behaviors, and literacy skills, and a discussion of obstacles for data collection methods
Early Childhood Learning Knowledge Centre, February, 2008
Other
The purpose of this document, and the workshop that it summarises, is to highlight approaches to data collection that may be useful for monitoring early child development in Canada. As early child development (ECD) is a foundation of health, well-…
Schott Fellowship in Early Care and Education, 2004
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Massachusetts, like other states, collects a great deal of data about young children and early education professionals. However, because this data is collected in multiple formats by several agencies, it is often overlapping, not easily accessible,…
Barnett W. Steven, Kelley Pamela J., 2002
Executive Summary
An executive summary of a collection of papers on issues surrounding the measurement of preschools' costs and revenues used in cost analyses
New England Workforce Partners for Early Care and Education, 2002
Other
A report on issues surrounding the measurement and collection of data on topics related to the child care workforce
Vinci Yasmina, Galvan Michelle, 2002
Other
In order to meet the goals set out in the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, the authors argue for an improved, more interconnected system of supports for early learning that can provide information gathering, analysis and reporting on an ongoing…
Schweinhart Lawrence J., 2001
Other
A discussion on designing and implementing an evaluation of a state preschool program, with a focus on the multifaceted evaluation of the Michigan School Readiness Program (MSRP)