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McCoy Kelsey, Hansen David J., 2019
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

Overall, the proposed study seeks to identify whether the presence and number of familial risk factors predict rates of change in social and emotional skills over the program year and how classroom characteristics may act to buffer or enhance…

Hyun Sunah, McWayne Christine M., 2018
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
This dissertation consists of two complementary studies. The purpose of the first study is to extend the validity of measures included in the current study for use with Chinese immigrant children and families. Using the reliable measure validated…
Pickens-Young Emisha, Horm Diane M., 2016
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The proposed study will examine associations among teaching team characteristics, classroom quality, and child outcomes within a large Head Start agency. This quantitative study will examine data from Head Start toddler and preschool teaching teams…
Limlingan Maria Cristina, McWayne Christine M., 2014
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The overarching purpose of this project is to increase the understanding of classroom factors and processes that can support the language and socio-emotional development of dual language learners (DLLs). In recent years, policymakers have paid more…
Westerberg Diana, Mendez Julia L., 2012
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The project examines the buffering role of student-teacher relationship in Head Start populations. The three major objectives of the research are: 1) to describe the chronic stress experienced by children attending Head Start and investigate how…
Tsao Catherine, Howes Carollee, 2011
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
This study will examine the impact of two intrapersonal caregiver characteristics - self-regulation and internal models of caregiving - on infant/toddler social-emotional outcomes and classroom child care process quality. Specifically the project…
Cheung Katherine, McWayne Christine M., 2009
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
This study will focus on Chinese families, and how Chinese cultural values shape parenting and children's social competence. The overarching purpose of this study is to provide a deeper understanding of the cultural context of parenting and the…
Kook Janna Fuccillo, Greenfield Daryl B., 2009
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
Higher-level, teacher-child interaction in preschool classrooms, in which teachers encourage meaningful conversations and emphasize conceptual skills over basic skills, is associated with higher academic outcomes (Burchinal et al., 2008). Preschool…
Denmark Nicole Marie, Harden Brenda Jones, 2008
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The University of Maryland will examine the school readiness concepts of classroom social competence and approaches to learning in Head Start children from Central American immigrant families. The project has several objectives, which include: (a)…
Lowenstein Amy E., Phillips Deborah A., 2007
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
Georgetown University will compare the effects of the Community Action Project Head Start program to those of the Tulsa Public Schools universal pre-K (UPK) program in Tulsa, Oklahoma on low-income Hispanic English Language Learner (ELL) children's…
Vick Jessica, Harden Brenda Jones, 2006
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The University of Maryland will explore how the interaction between teacher-child relationships and family risk factors impacts children's externalizing behaviors. The specific study objectives are to: (a) examine whether teacher-child relationship…
Knoche Lisa, 2003
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln, partnering with Lincoln Action Program and Lincoln Public Schools, will study the relationship between child care quality in Head Start classrooms, child social knowledge and competence, and child learning…
Woods Jessica E., 2002
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
This study will examine causal and responsibility attributions for disruptive behavior in a community sample of African American mothers who perceive their Head Start children as having behavioral challenges. The relationship between attributions…