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Carcamo Rodrigo A., Vermeer Harriet J., Veer Rene van der, Ijzendoorn Marinus H. van, May, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Two longitudinal studies are reported examining the effects of full-time day care in Mapuche and non-Mapuche families in Chile. First, the Magellan-Leiden Childcare Study (MLCS) used a sample of 95 mothers with children younger than 1 year old (n =…
Arbour Mary Catherine, Yoshikawa Hirokazu, Willett John B., Weiland Christina, Snow Catherine, Mendive Susana, Barata M. Clara, Trevino Ernesto, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Despite consensus that school absenteeism has negative consequences for children's life outcomes, until recently, little was known about the prevalence of absenteeism or its potential to moderate the impacts of school-based interventions. This study…
Rojas-Barahona Cristian A., Forster Carla E., Moreno-Rios Sergio, McClelland Megan, July, 2015
Reports & Papers
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The present study evaluated the impact of a working memory (WM) stimulation program on the development of WM and early literacy skills (ELS) in preschoolers from socioeconomically deprived rural and urban schools in Chile. The sample consisted of…
Murray Marjorie, July, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
In this article, I reflect on the negotiations involved in childcare arrangements during the first year of life in two groups of mothers in Santiago. I focus on the ways in which local imageries of motherhood interact with global tendencies in…
Leyva Diana, Barata M. Clara, Snow Catherine, Weiland Christina, Yoshikawa Hirokazu, Trevino Ernesto, Rolla Andrea, May/June 2015
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Quality of teacher-child interactions is central to prekindergarten children's learning. In the United States, the quality of teacher-child interactions is commonly assessed using the teaching through interactions conceptual framework and an associ/…
Yoshikawa Hirokazu, Leyva Diana, Snow Catherine, Trevino Ernesto, Barata M. Clara, Weiland Christina, Gomez Celia J., Moreno Lorenzo, Rolla Andrea, D'Sa Nikhit, Arbour Mary Catherine, March, 2015
Reports & Papers
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We assessed impacts on classroom quality and on 5 child language and behavioral outcomes of a 2-year teacher professional-development program for publicly funded prekindergarten and kindergarten in Chile. This cluster-randomized trial included 64…
Santelices Maria Pia, June, 2014
Reports & Papers
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Background: This exploratory study examines the relationship between stress and caregiver sensitivity among non-parental childcare centre staff who attend Chilean daycare centres serving low-income children between 12- and 24-months-old. Method:…
Strasser Katherine, Larrain Antonia, Lissi Maria Rosa, July, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Research Findings: Two studies examined the effects of specific reading styles on the comprehension of stories of at-risk preschool Chilean children. Study 1 examined the effect of word elaboration on story comprehension with 72 children. Children…