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Ackerman Debra J., September, 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the benefits of a continuity of care (COC) in a military child care context in which caregivers care for the same children from birth to age two, an examination of the approach to caregiver professional development used in this context,…
Center for Law and Social Policy, Zero to Three (Organization). Policy Center, 2008
Executive Summary
A summary of a framework establishing four supports that infants and toddlers in child care need for healthy development, with 15 recommendations for state policies to address these supports
New York Zero-to-Three Network, 2008
Other
An overview of the health, family strength, and early learning availability and conditions for infants and toddlers in New York City
New York Zero-to-Three Network, 2008
Executive Summary
A summary of an overview of the health, family strength, and early learning availability and conditions for infants and toddlers in New York City
Petersen Sandra H., Jones Lynn, McGinley Karen A., 2008
Other
A series of recommendations for state policymakers creating infant and toddler learning guidelines
Bjorklund Camilla, 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An analysis of the behavior of toddlers as they experience mathematical phenomena, based on observations of 23 toddlers in a child care center
Melmed Matthew, 2008
Other
A discussion of infant and toddler development and federal investments in programs to support this development
Massachusetts. Department of Education, 2008
Reports & Papers
A planning and early implementation evaluation and an examination of early outcomes during the first year of the Massachusetts Expanded Learning Time (ELT) initiative, a grant program for schools to expand learning time by 30 percent, based on…
Stebbins Helene, October 01, 2007
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of an examination of state-level policies across the United States and D.C. that affect the healthy development and school readiness of young children, including highlights of effective current policies, baseline proposals for…
Harbison Elizabeth, Parnes Joanna, Ehrle Jennifer, September 2007
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of characteristics of vulnerable children in four service systems: Early Head Start, Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), the child welfare system, and Part C Early Intervention Programs
Berthelsen Donna C., Brownlee Joanne, Q3 2007
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An exploration of childcare workers' beliefs about the nature of their practice in center-based child care programs, based on observations and interviews of 21 female childcare professionals working with toddlers from ages 1-3
Goldstein Anne, Hamm Katie, Schumacher Rachel, 07 June, 2007
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of state policies that may positively affect infants' chances of receiving child care marked by high quality and continuity of relationships with caregivers
Elfer Peter, June 2007
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of how infant and toddler child care environments are used to complete different and often competing tasks, including education, child care, health promotion, and family support and protection
Young Susan, Street Allison, Davies Eleanor, June 2007
Other
Peer Reviewed
A description of the development of the Music One-to-One project to incorporate theories of infant musicality into the practice of instructors of mother-infant music sessions
Klein Pnina S., Feldman Ruth, May 2007
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of the quality of mothers? and caregivers? interactive and teaching behaviors in one-on-one free play interactions with children, based on observations of a sample of 90 toddlers from 16 randomly selected Israeli child care centers