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Bone Jane, Cullen Joy, Loveridge Judith, December 2007
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A description and discussion of spiritual experiences in an early childhood setting, and an exploration of the notion of hospitality as a spiritual concept from a case study of a Montessori casa, a private preschool in New Zealand
Diamond Adele, Barnett W. Steven, Thomas Jessica, Munro Sarah, 30 November, 2007
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An experimental study of the effect of Tools of the Mind, a curriculum designed to increase social and emotional self-regulation, on the executive function of a sample of 147 low-income preschool children
Diamond Adele, Barnett W. Steven, Thomas Jessica, Munro Sarah, 30 November, 2007
Other
Peer Reviewed
Supplemental material to an experimental study of the effect of Tools of the Mind, a curriculum designed to increase social and emotional self-regulation, on the executive function of a sample of 147 low-income preschool children
Lorenzo-Lasa Riolama, Ideishi Roger I, Ideishi Siobhan K, August 2007
Other
Peer Reviewed
An exploration of a preschool movement through dance program and the advantages for preschool learning and skill development, discussing the cultural benefits and opportunities of such a program
McClelland Megan, Cameron Claire E., Connor Carol McDonald, Farris Carrie L., Jewkes Abigail M., Morrison Frederick J., July, 2007
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A longitudinal study of the effect of preschool students' behavioral regulation skills, including paying attention, following instructions, and inhibiting inappropriate action, on their emergent literacy, math skills, and vocabulary, based on a…
Walsh Bridget A., Petty Karen, April 2007
Literature Review
Peer Reviewed
An analysis of 492 issues of Early Childhood Education Journal to compare the frequency of six early childhood education approaches, including Bank Street, High/Scope, Head Start, Montessori, Reggio Emilia, and Waldorf
FPG Child Development Institute, April, 2007
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A description of a music-based intervention to help preschool-aged autistic children learn steps in a task
Scott Kimberly A., March 2007
Book Reviews
Peer Reviewed
A review of an analysis of the data generated from a seven-year longitudinal ethnography of Italian children transitioning from preschool to middle school, living in Modena, a city in Italy?s Emilio-Romagna region which is recognized as maintaining…
Elvin Polly, Maagero Eva, Simonsen Birte, March, 2007
Other
Peer Reviewed
A description of the Polly Put the Kettle On: English in Kindergarten programming for 3- through 5-year-old children at two kindergartens in the small town of Lillesand, Norway
Sammons Pam, Sylva Kathy, Melhuish Edward, Siraj-Blatchford Iram, Taggart Brenda, Grabbe Yvonne, Barreau Sofka, February, 2007
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of a study of the degree to which attendance at particular preschools and primary schools impact children?s cognitive and socio-behavioral development, based on study data from the end of children?s fifth year of primary school
Schroeder Meadow, McKeough Anne, Graham Susan A., Stock Hayli, Palmer Jaime, February 2007
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of instructional practices for teaching preschool children about biological inheritance, with a focus on using children?s literature to introduce and discuss concepts
New Rebecca S., 2007
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of five features of the Reggia Emilio approach to early childhood education and an examination of characteristics of this highly localized approach that makes it appealing to contemporary school reform initiatives
Fraser Susan, 2007
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An observational study of strategies used by early childhood educators to encourage young children to verbally express themselves and how non-English speaking young children from varying cultural backgrounds respond to the Reggio Emilia approach
Kagan Sharon Lynn, Carroll Jude, Comer James P., September 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An exploration of the role of complementary curricula in facilitating children?s transition between prekindergarten and kindergarten, based on an analysis of curricula from prekindergarten and kindergarten programs in four communities
King Justin, 25 July, 2006
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of the role of preschool and prekindergarten programs in closing the achievement gap in the school years, with federal policy recommendations for program role enhancement