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Bouza Johayra, Bulotsky-Shearer Rebecca J., 2016
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
We will validate a recently developed measure, Family and Provider/Teacher Relationship Quality (FPTRQ) questionnaires, which captures teacher-family relationship quality (reported by both teachers and families). We will also develop a preliminary…
Henderson Davis E., Restrepo M. Adelaida, 2015
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
Navajo Head Start children are more likely to be referred for language assessments and be over-identified with language disorders at higher rates (70%) than the main stream children (7%). There are no measures available to evaluate Navajo Head Start…
Bustamante Andres S., Greenfield Daryl B., 2014
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
This study examines a newly developed, computer based, measure of children's motivation orientation, or how they deal with setbacks and failures inherent to learning situations, in a culturally diverse sample of children enrolled in the Miami-Dade…
Nayfeld Irena, Greenfield Daryl B., 2012
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The proposed study will assess child-generated inquiry as well as teacher practices that encourage inquiry. Specific aims of the project are to: 1) assess child-generated inquiry over the course of the school year; 2) examine whether inquiry skills…
Anderson Sheila, Roggman Lori A., 2009
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
To promote father contributions to child development outcomes, Head Start/Early Head Start programs need a valid and reliable measure of positive father-child interaction linked to child outcomes. The purpose of this project is to develop a valid,…
Greenberg Ariela, Greenfield Daryl B., 2008
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The University of Miami, as part of a larger study, will develop a direct assessment of preschool science which can be used to measure science content and process skills among preschoolers. The assessment will evaluate interventions in classrooms…
Mages Wendy K., Snow Catherine, 2005
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
This study will use a quasi-experimental multi-site design to investigate the impact of an innovative preschool drama program on urban Head Start children's development of language, perspective-taking, and imagination. This investigation seeks to…
DeStefano Lizanne, 2003
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The University of Illinois will work with the Champaign County Head Start (CCHS) program of Illinois to evaluate school readiness outcomes in a manner that is responsive to the local program, its staff members, families, and children. The study will…
Rocha Mariana S., 2002
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The goal of the proposed study is to develop and validate an assessment tool to inform decision-making about social competence development in children. The Proactive Assessment of Social Skills (PASS) will consist of a brief and efficient direct…
Bracken Stacey Storch, 2001
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
This study proposes to develop a Preschool Curriculum Q-sort to be used in assessing the degree to which engagement in particular classroom activities by teachers promotes language and literacy development in Head Start children. Specific objectives…
Lutz Megan Noone, 1998
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The primary purpose of this two-year research project was to develop an assessment tool to identify Head Start children with adjustment problems. The first objective was to develop a preschool version of the Adjustment Scales for Children and…