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Buckingham David, Scanlon Margaret, December 2001
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A critical analysis of edutainment (educational and entertainment) magazines aimed at preschool children, including a description of the growth of the market and an analysis of the pedagogical strategies of the publications
National Association for the Education of Young Children, November 2001
Other
Peer Reviewed
Special issue on cultural diversity in early childhood education
Kontos Susan, Elicker James, 2001
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
A description and comparison of the "child care landscapes" in four communities with diverse subsidy policies, employing an integrated design and using existing data, qualitative data, and quantitative data to identify the community-level variables…
Theilheimer Rachel, Cahill Betsy, 2001
Other
A discussion of strategies for representing sexuality and sexual identity within early childhood classrooms
Riojas-Cortez Mari, 2001
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study to identify cultural traits that were exhibited during sociodramatic play episodes of Mexican American children in a Dual Language early childhood program in South Texas
Lubeck Sally, Jessup Patricia A., Post Jackie, 2001
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An analysis of the role of culture in program improvement, drawing on Fuller and Clarke?s culturally situated model of school/program effectiveness and work in three Head Start programs over three years
Vaden-Kiernan Michael, D'Elio Mary Ann, Hailey Linda, O'Brien Robert W., 2001
Other
A study of the relationship between neighborhood violence, child behavior, and maternal depression among a sample of Head Start participating families, focusing on the added factors of family and social processes and parents' participation in Head…
Borzekowski Dina L. G., Robinson Thomas N., 2001
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the influence of televised food commercials on preschool children's food preferences among a sample of 40 Head Start children in northern California
Gonzalez-Mena Janet, Bhavnagri Navaz P., September 2000
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of the importance of cultural sensitivity and specific cultural knowledge when providing care for infants and toddlers, with suggestions for responding to cultural differences
Rollins Pamela R., McCabe Allyssa, Bliss Lynn, August 2000
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of a three-step process for assessing young children's narrative skills while avoiding any cultural bias
Hwa-Froelich Deborah A., May, 2000
Reports & Papers
Although the Asian population is the fastest growing minority, little information is available to help practitioners interact effectively with parents and families. In addition, when Asian children have difficulty learning, it is challenging for…
Wilder Research Center, March 2000
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Results of an assessment of the services of Hmong Youth Pride, a co-ed after school program located in three Minneapolis and St. Paul elementary schools, designed to help Hmong students in grades 4-8 improve their grades, stay in school, improve…
Newman Sandra, Harkness Joseph, 2000
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study on the effects of housing assistance on the educational attainment of children, based on the longitudinal following of all participants in the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID)
Higgins Nancy Tyler, 2000
Reports & Papers
A study of early childhood teachers' perceptions of multicultural education as a vehicle for childrens' empowerment
Swadener Elizabeth Blue, Kabiru Margaret, Njenga Anne, 2000
Other
A collaborative study investigating how cultural, social, and economic changes have influenced child rearing and early education of Kenyan children, particularly the degree to which they are raised communally.