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Vujnovic Rebecca K., Fabiano Gregory A., Waschbusch Daniel A., Pelham William E., Greiner Andrew R., Gera Shradha, Linke Stuart, Gormley Matt, Buck Melina, May, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Challenging behaviors are one of the most common concerns of early educators, and preschool teachers continue to report feeling unprepared to meet the needs of children displaying challenging behaviors. Overall, traditional standardized classroom…
Forry Nicole D., Iruka Iheoma U., Tout Kathryn, Torquati Julia C., Susman-Stillman Amy R., Bryant Donna M., Daneri M. Paula, Q4 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Few studies have examined correlates of quality ratings in family child care arrangements. This study analyzes data from a multi-state sample of family child care providers actively seeking professional development for two purposes. First, we…
Fabiano Gregory A., Vujnovic Rebecca K., Waschbusch Daniel A., Yu Jihnhee, Mashtare Terry, Pariseau Meaghan E., Pelham William E., Parham Brittany R., Smalls Kalima J., Q2 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of the effects of two training approaches--a one-day workshop and an intensive training condition that included a one-day workshop plus an additional four days of practice--on teachers' use of positive behavioral supports for preschool…
Fantuzzo John W., Perlman Staci M., Sproul Faith, Minney Ashley, Perry Marlo A., Li Feifei, February, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An account of the development and testing of the Early Childhood Teacher Experiences Scale (ECTES)--a multidimensional measure of early childhood teacher experiences for use by preschool, kindergarten, and first grade teachers--as well as an…
Vu Jennifer A., Howes Carollee, January-March 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An investigation of the differences between representations of the child-mother attachment and representations of the child-teacher attachment among preschool children, and an exploration of the association between children's representations of the…
Dickinson David K., Porche Michelle V., May/June 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A longitudinal study of the relationships among teachers' use of language in preschool classrooms, children's language development at the end of kindergarten, and children's fourth grade language development and reading comprehension, based data…
Spivak Asha Leah, Howes Carollee, January, 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of associations between prosocial behavior and quality of social dynamics among children and teachers and if factors associated with prosocial behavior vary across children's racial or ethnic background, based on child and family data from 1…
Whittaker Jessica E. Vick, Harden Brenda Jones, July 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationship between teacher-child relationship quality and Head Start children's externalizing behaviors, as well as teacher, student, and classroom characteristics, based on data gathered from 100 Head Start children and their…
Knoche Lisa, Sheridan Susan M., Edwards Carolyn Pope, Osborn Allison Q., Q3 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The implementation efforts of 65 early childhood professionals involved in the Getting Ready project, an integrated, multi-systemic intervention that promotes school readiness through parent engagement for children from birth to age five, were…
Collins Ann, Goodson Barbara D., Luallen Jeremy, Fountain Alyssa Rulf, Checkoway Amy, June, 2010
Reports & Papers
An implementation and impact evaluation of LearningGames, an intervention to promote children's development through language-rich interactions between caregivers and children, in family child care homes in Massachusetts, based on pre- and post-test…
Collins Ann, Goodson Barbara D., June, 2010
Executive Summary
A summary of an implementation and impact evaluation of LearningGames, an intervention to promote children's development through language-rich interactions between caregivers and children, in family child care homes in Massachusetts, based on pre-…
Myers Sonya, Morris Amanda Sheffield, September 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the associations between socioemotional adjustment and both child effortful control and teacher-child relationships, based on a study of 140 rural low income 4- and 5-year-old Head Start children (77 boys and 63 girls), their…
Armstrong Kathleen, Cusumano Dale Lynn, Todd Melissa, Cohen Rachel, October 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the impact of a combination of participation in the HeadsUp! Reading (HUR) program and Literacy Coach sessions on the instructional practices of 76 early years educators
Zill Nicholas, Resnick Gary, Kim Kwang, O'Donnell Kevin, Sorongon Alberto, Ziv Yair, Alva Souma, McKey Ruth Hubbell, Pai-Samant Shefali, Clark Cheryl, O'Brien Robert W., D'Elio Mary Ann, February, 2006
Reports & Papers
A longitudinal study of the academic and social outcomes of Head Start children during the Head Start years and in kindergarten, based on data from the Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (FACES), 2000 Cohort
United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, February, 2006
Executive Summary
A summary of a longitudinal study of the academic and social outcomes of Head Start children during the Head Start years and in kindergarten, based on data from the Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (FACES), 2000 Cohort