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Lin Tzu-Jung, Justice Laura M., Emery Alyssa A., Mashburn Andrew J., Pentimonti Jill M., May/June 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Research Findings: This study examined the potential impacts of ongoing participation (twice weekly for 30 weeks) in teacher-child managed whole-group language and literacy instruction on prekindergarten children's social interaction with classmates…
Guo Ying, Dynia Jaclyn M., Logan Jessica A. R., Justice Laura M., Breit-Smith Allison, Kaderavek Joan N., Q4 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study examined fidelity of implementation (FOI) in the context of an early-literacy intervention involving 83 early childhood special education (ECSE) teachers and 291 three- to five-year old children with disabilities in their classrooms.…
Johanson Megan, Justice Laura M., Logan Jessica A. R., April, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Many preschool language-focused interventions attempt to boost language and literacy skills in young children at risk in these areas of development, though the long-term effects of such interventions are not well-established. This study investigated…
Mashburn Andrew J., Justice Laura M., McGinty Anita, Slocum Laura, January, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Read It Again (RIA) is a curriculum for pre-kindergarten (pre-K) classrooms that targets children's development of language and literacy skills. A cluster randomized trial was conducted in which 104 pre-K classrooms in the Appalachian region of the…
Piasta Shayne B., Justice Laura M., McGinty Anita, Mashburn Andrew J., Slocum Timothy A., October, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Recent curriculum studies raise a number of questions concerning teachers' implementation fidelity, including the extent to which fidelity to multiple curriculum components is achieved and measured and the extent to which fidelity serves as a…
Kaderavek Joan N., Pentimonti Jill M., Justice Laura M., October, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study addressed two aims: First, to examine the quality of adult shared book-reading behaviors for teachers and caregivers of children with communication impairments (CI) and, second, to compare the level of child literacy engagement during the…
Zucker Tricia A., Cabell Sonia Q., Justice Laura M., Pentimonti Jill M., Kaderavek Joan N., August, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
In this study, we examined the longitudinal relations between frequency and features of reading experiences within the preschool classroom to children's language and literacy outcomes in kindergarten and 1st grade. Frequency refers to the number of…
Dynia Jaclyn M., Justice Laura M., Pentimonti Jill M., Piasta Shayne B., Kaderavek Joan N., August, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Storybook features, such as linguistic richness and print salience, potentially influence how a teacher references print. This study addressed two research questions: (1) to what extent does the linguistic richness and print salience of children's…
Pentimonti Jill M., Zucker Tricia A., Justice Laura M., Petscher Yaacov, Piasta Shayne B., Kaderavek Joan N., Q3 2012
Reports & Papers
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An assessment of the psychometric characteristics of the Systematic Assessment of Book Reading (SABR), an observational tool designed to characterize the quality of classroom-based shared-reading sessions in early childhood education (ECE) settings…
Piasta Shayne B., Justice Laura M., McGinty Anita, Kaderavek Joan N., May-June 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the impact of different weekly dosage levels of a 30-week intervention during which preschool teachers systematically referenced print during shared reading on preschoolers' early literacy, both 1 and 2 years later, based on data…
Justice Laura M., McGinty Anita, 2012
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A study of the roles of intensity, dose, frequency, and duration of a MyTeachingPartner (MTP) language and literacy intervention
McGinty Anita, Justice Laura M., Piasta Shayne B., Kaderavek Joan N., Fan Xitao, Q1 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationship between preschool teachers' explicit print instruction during shared reading and children's language abilities, and a second study of the relationship between language abilities and classroom quality, classroom literacy…
McGinty Anita, Breit-Smith Allison, Fan Xitao, Justice Laura M., Kaderavek Joan N., Q3 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationship between intensity of intervention, specifically number of intervention sessions per week and the amount of practice provided per session, and print knowledge learning, based on data from 367 randomly selected children…
Downer Jason T., Pianta Robert C., Fan Xitao, Hamre Bridget K., Mashburn Andrew J., Justice Laura M., 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
As early education grows in the United States, in-service professional development in key instructional and interaction skills is a core component of capacity building in early childhood education. In this article, we describe results from an…
Hamre Bridget K., Justice Laura M., Pianta Robert C., Kilday Carolyn R., Sweeney Beverly, Downer Jason T., Leach Allison, Q3 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of association between the degree of variability in dosage, adherence, and quality of delivery of a supplemental literacy and language development classroom curriculum and children's growth in language and literacy skills across the…