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Kunemund Rachel L., Nemer McCullough Shannon, Williams Chelsea D., Miller Chantelle C., Sutherland Kevin S., Conroy Maureen A., Granger Kristen L., November, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The far-reaching impacts of the teacher-child relationship, including academic achievement and social/behavioral adjustment, have been well-documented. At the same time, literature also suggests that teacher perceptions of teacher-child…
Curby Timothy W., Johnson Price McCloud, Mashburn Andrew J., Carlis Lydia, December, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
When conducting classroom observations, researchers are often confronted with the decision of whether to conduct observations live or by using pre-recorded video. The present study focuses on comparing and contrasting observations of live and video…
Brock Laura L., Curby Timothy W., July, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Teachers' ratings of conflict and closeness as well as observed emotional support are known predictors of children's social functioning. Consistency in emotional support represents an emerging line of research. The goal of the present study is to…
Dickinson David K., Hofer Kerry G., Barnes Erica Marie, Grifenhagen Jill F., Q3 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study examined teacher language use in Head Start classrooms (N = 43) from the perspective of the Systemic Linguistics Approach (SLA) to describe the nature of teacher support for children's acquisition of academic language and factors that…
Irvin Dwight W., Hume Kara A., Boyd Brian A., McBee Matthew T., Odom Samuel L., August, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The aim of this study was to examine associations between the automated Language ENvironment Analysis (LENA) system adult word count (AWC) variable and characteristics of classrooms (e.g., teacher burnout) and preschoolers with autism spectrum…
Vukelich Carol, Justice Laura M., Han Myae, February, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Two studies examining the impact of different grouping configurations in a supplemental tutoring program for at risk early learners in early care and education centers: the first comparing one-on-one tutoring to tutoring in pairs, based on data from…
Burchinal Margaret, Field Samuel, Lopez Michael, Howes Carollee, Pianta Robert C., Q2 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the relationship between the language, reading, and math skills of English language learners and both the proportion of instruction in Spanish and observed quality of teacher-child interactions, based on data from 357 Spanish-…
Pasnik Shelley, Hupert Naomi, Llorente Carlin, October, 2011
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Findings from both a survey study and an observation study of the use of digital media and technology to support math and literacy instruction in early learning settings, based on survey responses from 106 preschool teachers and 86 summer learning…
Education Development Center, SRI International, September, 2011
Reports & Papers
Findings from both a survey study and an observation study of the use of digital media and technology to support math and literacy instruction in early learning settings, based on survey responses from 106 preschool teachers and 86 summer learning…
Education Development Center, SRI International, September, 2011
Executive Summary
A summary of findings from both a survey study and an observation study of the use of digital media and technology to support math and literacy instruction in early learning settings, based on survey responses from 106 preschool teachers and 86…
Peterson Shira May, French Lucia, Q3 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of explanatory dialog between teachers and children during science activities in two Head Start classrooms using the ScienceStart! curriculum
Dickinson David K., Darrow Catherine L., Tinubu Titilayo A., May 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An analysis of the language and vocabulary teaching strategies used by four Head Start teachers in their informal discourse with children
Erickson Karen A., Hatton Deborah, Roy Vicky, Fox DanaLee, Renne Diane J., February 2007
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A qualitative study of the practices of 2 experienced interventionists while providing family-centered emergent literacy support services to 2 blind or visually impaired infants and toddlers
Mashburn Andrew J., Hamre Bridget K., Downer Jason T., Pianta Robert C., 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An investigation of the effects of teacher and classroom characteristics on their ratings of preschool socioemotional competence using data from the National Center for Early Development and Learning Multi-State Study of Pre-Kindergarten, 2001-2003
Johnson Amy W., Vogel Cheri, Boller Kimberly, Uhl Stacey, December 23, 2003
Reports & Papers
An experimental, random assignment component of the comprehensive evaluation of Ready to Learn--a program in which Public Broadcasting Service member stations broadcast a mandated number of hours of children's programming and coordinators at each…