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Foster Tiffany, Burchinal Margaret, Yazejian Noreen, Nov/Dec 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Grouping children of different ages in the same preschool classroom (i.e., mixed age) is widespread, but the evidence supporting this practice is mixed. A factor that may play a role in the relation between classroom age composition and child…
Bakken Linda, Brown Nola, Downing Barry, April-June 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study was designed to substantiate the positive, long-term outcomes demonstrated by children from economically disadvantaged homes who received a high-quality, early education. Children who attended The Opportunity Project (TOP) Early Learning…
Rouse Liz, April, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Children attending centre-based early childhood care and education programmes across Australia are most likely to be grouped according to age and development. While multi- or mixed-age grouping has been seen to have positive benefits on young…
Dockett Sue, Perry Bob, October, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
In 2012, the government of South Australia responded to Federal agreements aimed at universal access to preschool education for children in the year before starting formal schooling by introducing a trial designed to 'integrate' preschool children…
Humphrey Kirsty, Olivier Alessandra, September, 2014
Reports & Papers
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Teens and Toddlers is the only youth development programme in the UK designed to raise the aspirations of young people by pairing them as a mentor and role model to a child in a nursery who is in need of extra support. This transformative work…
Kowalski Helen S., Wyver Shirley R., Masselos Grace, De Lacey Philip, 2005
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the influences of environmental factors in mixed-age day care on emergent pretend play in 48 Australian toddlers
Pool Marina M., Bijleveld Catrien C.J.H., Tavecchio Louis W.C., 2000
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of parent-child attachment and its relationship to same-age child care grouping, mixed-age grouping, and the changing of day care settings in the Netherlands
Elliot Allison, 1998
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of out-of-school child care programs for children between 5 and 12 years of age in Australia
MacDonald Jean K., Boase Janice, Stewart Laurie K., Alexander E. Russell, Solomon Steven L., Cordell Ralph L., 1997
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A summary of active and passive public health surveillance activities for children under six years of age in out-of-home child care settings in Seattle-King County, Washington
Dunn Loraine, Kontos Susan, Potter LaWanda, 1996
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of mixed-age family care settings and the influence of interactions with older children on development of preschool age children
Mindel Charles H., 1995
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of whether a quality preschool child care program was effective in accelerating the development of academic skill in primarily lower socioeconomic, minority population in a public school system over a period of eleven years
Lee Valerie E., Loeb Susanna, 1995
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationship between Head Start experience and the quality of schools subsequently attended by eighth graders
Lee Valerie E., Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, Schnur Elizabeth, Liaw Fong-ruey, 1990
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the sustained effects in kindergarten and first grade of Project Head Start for disadvantaged black children between 1969 and 1970 in two American cities
Yawkey Thomas Daniels, Aronin Eugene L., 1976
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A description of innovative elementary-school programs that grew out of the premises underlying the federally funded programs and the general child development movement in early education