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Fan Xumei, Linder Sandra M., D'Amico Leigh Kale, White Kelley Mayer, Pawloski Tammy, 2021
Reports & Papers
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The impact of children’s health, wellbeing, and family environment on their learning and development is evident. Identifying the needs of children and their families is the first step to effectively developing and implementing programs that…

Ferretti Larissa K., Bub Kristen L., January, 2017
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Research Findings: Using data from 3,250 participants in the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Birth Cohort, we used structural equation modeling to investigate whether family routines (e.g., bedtime routine, reading routine) established in…
Foster Tricia D., Froyen Laura C., Skibbe Lori E., Bowles Ryan P., Decker Kalli B., November, 2016
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The home learning environment (HLE) that children experience early on is highly predictive of their later academic competencies; however, the bulk of this work is operationalized from mothers' perspectives. This study investigates the HLE provided…
Lee Hye Jung, Kim Jihyun, October, 2016
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The objective of this study is to examine the structural relationships among variables that predict the mathematical ability of young children, namely young children's mathematical attitude, exposure to private mathematical learning, mothers' view…
Merz Emily C., Landry Susan H., Zucker Tricia A., Barnes Marcia A., Assel Michael A., Taylor Heather B., Lonigan Christopher J., Phillips Beth M., Clancy-Menchetti Jeanine, Eisenberg Nancy, Spinrad Tracy L., Valiente Carlos, De Villiers Jill G., School Readiness Research Consortium, September/October 2016
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This study examined longitudinal associations between specific parenting factors and delay inhibition in socioeconomically disadvantaged preschoolers. At Time 1, parents and 2- to 4-year-old children (mean age =3.21 years; N=247) participated in a…
McWayne Christine M., Melzi Gigliana, Limlingan Maria Cristina, Schick Adina R., July, 2016
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For the 5 million low-income Latino children in the United States who are disproportionately impacted by the numerous risk factors associated with poverty, it is essential to identify proximal protective factors that mitigate these risks and bolster…
Matarma Tanja, Koski Pasi, Loyttyniemi Eliisa, Lagstrom Hanna, March, 2016
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Background and Objectives. Early childhood screen time seems to persist into later childhood. This study examined the factors affecting the screen time change during the first two years of toddler's lives in Finland. We hypothesized that parents'…
Howe Nina, Adrien Emmanuelle, Della Porta Sandra, Peccia Stephanie, Recchia Holly E., Osana Helena P., Ross Hildy S., March/April 2016
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Sibling-directed teaching of mathematical topics during naturalistic home interactions was investigated in 39 middle-class sibling dyads at two time points. At time 1 (T1), siblings were 2 and 4 years of age, and at time 2 (T2), siblings were 4 and…
Gennetian Lisa A., Darling Matthew, Aber J. Lawrence, 2016
Other
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This manuscript broadly describes the potential application of behavioral insights--particularly behavioral economics--to early childhood interventions (broadly construed as parent-targeted initiatives designed to support and improve early…

Byington Teresa A., Lindsay Anne R., Loesch-Griffin Deborah, Brumett Susi, Sigman-Grant Madeleine, 2013
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In-depth interviews were conducted with a subset of Head Start families participating in an intervention comparison research study in a southwestern state. Families were asked to share thoughts and beliefs about eating and physical activity habits.…
Hindman Annemarie H., Morrison Frederick J., April, 2012
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An investigation of the relationships among home learning environment and affective dimensions of parenting practices and both the social and demographic backgrounds of families of preschoolers, and an examination of the relationship of these…
Tandon Pooja S., Zhou Chuan, Lozano Paula, Christakis Dimitri Alexander, February 2011
Reports & Papers
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An assessment of preschoolers' cumulative daily screen time, both at home and at child care, based on a secondary analysis of data from a sample of 8,950 that represents approximately 4 million preschool children
Carter Deborah Russell, Chard David, Pool Juli Lull, June 2009
Other
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A presentation of the Family Strengths Model for teachers to assist families in the encouragement of language and reading in children?s home environments
de Vries Peter Andrew, December 2007
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An inquiry into parents? exposure of children to music in their home environment, based on a survey of 63 parents of children aged five and under enrolled in three preschools in Australia
Kwon Jeong Yoon, July 2007
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An examination of the relationship between parenting stress, parental intelligence, and child behavior problems, based on a study of 436 mothers in South Korea with children enrolled in a preschool program