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Grant Ashley A., Jeon Lieny, Buettner Cynthia K., May, 2019
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To understand factors that might impact teacher turnover, the current study explored predictors of early childhood teachers' professional commitment, which we define as a teacher's psychological bond to their profession and work as a teacher,…
Yan Ni, Ansari Arya, Q4 2017
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Informed by the transactional and bioecological theories, this study examined the bidirectional relations between intrusive caregiving and children's externalizing behaviors across the family and school systems during the early elementary school…
Buettner Cynthia K., Jeon Lieny, Hur Eunhye, Garcia Rachel E., October, 2016
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Early care and education has pronounced implications for young children's social-emotional learning. Although program structural and classroom process quality indicators have been widely explored, teachers' personal social-emotional capacity has…
Brock Laura L., Curby Timothy W., July, 2014
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Teachers' ratings of conflict and closeness as well as observed emotional support are known predictors of children's social functioning. Consistency in emotional support represents an emerging line of research. The goal of the present study is to…
Curby Timothy W., Brock Laura L., Hamre Bridget K., April, 2013
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A study of the relationship between consistency of teachers' emotional support and academic and social outcomes for young children, based on multiple observations conducted in 694 early care and education classrooms
Burchinal Margaret, Field Samuel, Lopez Michael, Howes Carollee, Pianta Robert C., Q2 2012
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An examination of the relationship between the language, reading, and math skills of English language learners and both the proportion of instruction in Spanish and observed quality of teacher-child interactions, based on data from 357 Spanish-…
Chien Nina C., Howes Carollee, Burchinal Margaret, Pianta Robert C., Ritchie Sharon, Bryant Donna M., Clifford Richard M., Early Diane Marie, Barbarin Oscar, September/October 2010
Reports & Papers
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A study of the relationship between child engagement in public prekindergarten classrooms and school readiness gains, based on data from 2,751 children from the Multi-State Study of Pre-Kindergarten and the State-Wide Early Education Programs Study…
Field Harriet, Thirumurthy Vidya, Manning John P., 2008
Reports & Papers
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An inquiry into the services delivery of early childhood education and care in North America, based on a sample of 15 child care centers in Nova Scotia in Canada, and Florida and Washington in the United States
Washington (State). Department of Early Learning, September, 2007
Reports & Papers
A discussion of the development of the Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) and the influence of licensing regulations on child care program quality in Washington state, with a focus on process quality, teacher compensation and teacher…
Hamre Bridget K., Pianta Robert C., 2005
Reports & Papers
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An examination of ways children?s risk of school failure may be reduced by support from teachers, based on a national study of 910 children, ages 5-6, identified as at risk on the basis of demographic characteristics and their kindergarten teachers…
NICHD Early Child Care Research Network, 2005
Reports & Papers
An abridged version of an analysis of the relationship between family factors and infant and toddler child care experiences and preschool attachment, using data from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Study of Early…
NICHD Early Child Care Research Network, 2005
Reports & Papers
An abridged reprint of a study exploring whether process measures of child care quality mediate the relationship between structural features of child care quality and child outcomes, based on data from the National Institute of Child Health and…
Foster Rachel E., 2004
Reports & Papers
An investigation into the influence of child care quality and caregiver characteristics on children?s attention span and impulse control, based on a subsample of 174 children from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)…
Pianta Robert C., Stuhlman Megan, 2004
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of teacher-child relationships in preschool, kindergarten, and first grade, investigating the association between the relationships and children's socioemotional development and academic achievements in school
Burchinal Margaret, Cryer Debby, 2003
Reports & Papers
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A study investigating the relationship between children's ethnicities and the validity of standardized child care quality measures, using data from the Cost, Quality, and Child Outcomes Study and the NICHD Study of Early Child Care