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Evans Mary Ann, Nowak Sarah, Burek Brittany, Willoughby David, Q3 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Preschoolers' behavior was examined over repeated sessions when interacting with one of two types of alphabet books -- traditional alphabet books in paper format or interactive alphabet books in an eBook format -- to determine the extent to which…
Strouse Gabriella A., Ganea Patricia A., November, 2016
Reports & Papers
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Research Findings: Prior research indicates that shared book reading is an effective method for teaching biological concepts to young children. Adult questioning during reading enhances children's comprehension. We investigated whether adult…
Schryer Erin, Sloat Elizabeth A., Letourneau Nicole, June, 2015
Reports & Papers
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Early language and reading experiences are known to predict later reading success. Interactive shared reading activities particularly benefit children's emergent literacy development. Converging research has begun to show that certain educational…
Vuattoux Delphine, Japel Christa, Dion Eric, Dupere Veronique, April, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This randomized study examined the effectiveness of a preschool stimulation program created to teach words that had been selected by considering the needs of the target population of children. Twenty-two educators and their group of at-risk…
Ouellette Gene, Senechal Monique, July/August 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An inquiry into the influence of invented spelling techniques in children?s literacy development, based on a study of matched triads of 69 Canadian kindergarteners who received an invented spelling intervention, phonological awareness training, or…
Fennell Christopher T., Byers-Heinlein Krista, Werker Janet F., September/October 2007
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An investigation of the relationship between speech perception and word learning based on two experiments with bilingual infants between the ages of 14 and 20 months
Pelletier Janette, Reeve Richard, Halewood Cindy, 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the effects of Knowledge Forum, a networked, Internet-based environment in which students create notes that are available to the entire community, on young children's emergent literacy
Hargrave Anne C., Senechal Monique, 2000
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the effects of storybook reading on the acquisition of vocabulary for preschool children who have poor vocabulary skills
White Donna R., Howe Nina, 1998
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A review of studies investigating the educational and quality of child care comparisons on the emotional and social development in preschool and young school-age children