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Kirmani Mubina Hassanali, Frieman Barry B., October 1997
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of two Indian folktales, illustrating how tales can be used in the classroom to teach primary and kindergarten age children from diverse cultural backgrounds to get along with others
Waksman Janet Seigel, 1997
Reports & Papers
A study of the relationship between school-age children?s after school child care and stress in children through analyzing life events stress, type of after-school child care, time in child care, and outcome measures of externalizing behavior,…
Pettit Gregory S., Laird Robert, Bates John E., Dodge Kenneth A., 1997
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationship between students? participation in differing types of after-school care in the first, third, and fifth grades and the prediction of behavioral adjustment and academic performance in the sixth grade through examination of…
Hofferth Sandra L., 1996
Other
A study of the need for and utilization of services and programs for school-age children by working-poor and working-class families compared with middle-income families, including discussion of the constraints working-poor and working-class…
DeBord Karen, Martin Marilyn, Mallilo Tony, 1996
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the best practices and influence of out-of-school time care programs for at risk children and families, emphasizing a community, school, and parent partnership approach, based on a survey of 30 out-of-school time care program project…
Caughy Margaret O'Brien, DiPietro Janet A., Strobino Donna M., 1994
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the impact of child care participation during the first 3 years of life on the cognitive functioning of low-income, school-age children
Olmsted Patricia P., 1991
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An account of the important function parent involvement programs can play in elementary education through analyzing the Follow Through educational model, with existing evidence pointing to the effect the parent involvement program has had over a…
Entwisle Doris R., Alexander Karl L., Cadigan Doris, Pallas Aaron M., 1987
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A representative sample of the cognitive effects of first-grade children?s performance on the California Achievement Test (CAT) with more kindergarten experience in Baltimore
Gersten Russell, Keaning Thomas, 1987
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of direct instruction offered by the Follow Through program in primary grades and its long-term benefits for recipient students in high school, including better standardized test scores, lower drop-out rates, and higher college…
Halpern Robert, 1986
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A review of the effects of early childhood intervention programs on primary school progress and performance among low-income children in Latin America
Borman Geoffrey D., Hewes Gina M., n.d.
Reports & Papers
A longitudinal inquiry into the effect of the Success for All intervention program on children?s outcomes, and a discussion of the cost-effectiveness of the program, based on data gathered from 1986 through 1999 on 581 students who attended the…
Heath Marilyn, n.d.
Literature Review
An inquiry into the use of technology in the curricula of after school programs, based on a review of literature and research on the benefits of children?s technology use
Barnett W. Steven, n.d.
Bibliographies
A bibliography of preschool education research studies indexed by categories and listed in order of academic/clinical value, with description of how studies are analyzed for and defined by strengths and weaknesses
Witt Peter A., n.d.
Reports & Papers

A comparison between children (grades three to six) that participated in formal after school programs and non-program participants to determine the advantages

Schustack Miriam W., Strauss Rachelle, Worden Patricia E., n.d.
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of the effect of participation in the Fifth Dimension, an after-school computer club for elementary school students, on word recognition and recall