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Marjanovic Umek Ljubica, Fekonja Urska, Kranjc Simona, Lesnik Musek Petra, 2003
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study on the impact of kindergarten teachers' reading of children?s literature, and variables of family environment, on the development of language competence in four and five year old preschool children, using the Vane Evaluation of Language…
Votruba-Drzal Elizabeth, 2003
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An analysis of the influence of household income on cognitive stimulation in children?s home learning environments during the transition to school
Winsler Adam, Rene de Leon Jesus, Wallace Beverly A., Carlton Martha P., Willson-Quayle Angela, 2003
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An observational study of preschool children's private speech development and whether it is predictive of behavior at school and at home
Halliburton Amy, Watson Amy, 2003
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A fact sheet on the role of parents, early childhood professionals, and high quality early childhood education in child brain development
Gagne Lynda G., 2003
Reports & Papers
A study examining the relationship between reductions in parental time spent with children due to labor force participation and child care and cognitive development, based on the Canadian National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth (NLSCY)
Girolametto Luigi, Weitzman Elaine, Greenberg Janice, 2003
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the effects of in-service training on caregivers? use of language stimulation techniques, based on a sample of 16 early childhood educators from four child care centers in Toronto, Canada
Culatta Barbara, Kovarsky Dana, Theadore Geraldine, Franklin Amber, Timler Geralyn, 2003
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An evaluation of the effectiveness of naturalistic, systematic, and hybrid approaches to language and literacy instruction techniques for children with special needs, based on a sample of 31 children from two Head Start classrooms in Rhode Island
Bergen Doris, 2003
Other
An exploration of potential links between theory of mind, young children's humor development, and pretense, defined as the ability to transform the real world into a pretend world and to act as if that world existed
Saracho Olivia N., 2003
Other
Overviews of the topics of cognitive style and play, and studies that explore their relationship
Gmitrova Vlastava, Gmitrov Juraj, 2003
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An observational study on the effects of different forms of pretend play on children's cognitive and affective performance in the Slovak Republic
Choi Dong Hwa, Kim Juhu, 2003
Other
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the cognitive-social learning model of social skills training, which consists of the three components of enhancing skill concepts, promoting skill performance, and fostering skill maintenance/generalization, as a way to help…
Rushton Stephen P., Eitelgeorge Janice, Zickafoose Ruby, 2003
Other
Peer Reviewed
A study linking Brian Cambourne?s Conditions of Learning to a constructivist philosophy of education and to established brain-based principles and research
NICHD Early Child Care Research Network, Duncan Greg J., 2003
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A journal article using data from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Study of Early Child Care to evaluate three methods for modeling the effects of child care quality on preschool children's cognitive development
Blair Clancy, 2003
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A brief discussing emotional reactivity and its relation to the development of cognitive functions that promote self-regulation in young children.
Lloyd Bronwen, Howe Nina, 2003
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the relationship between multiple forms of solitary play and convergent and divergent thinking, based on a sample of 72 children