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Holmes Robyn M., Procaccino Jill K., December 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An exploration of preschool children?s outdoor play preferences based on over 40 naturalistic observations of a sample of 20 male and 20 female 3- and 4-year-olds on an outdoor playground over 10 months
Duke Thomas Scott, McCarthy Kathrin W., October 2009
Literature Review
Peer Reviewed
An exploration of the dynamics homophobia and sexism in early childhood settings, based on a review of 31 studies on gender and sexuality published between 1975 and 2007
Matthews J. S., Ponitz Claire E. Cameron, Morrison Frederick J., August 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An exploration of gender differences in children?s abilities to self-regulate their behavior and their discrepancies in academic achievement, and an inquiry into the correlation between direct measures versus teacher ratings of students' behavior,…
Allen Cynthia R., August 2009
Reports & Papers
An examination of the relationship between early education program participation and school readiness and differences between male and female school readiness screening scores upon students' entrance into kindergarten for 321 students in a rural…
Arthur Leonie, Sawyer Wayne, July, 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An overview of the theoretical underpinnings of an alternative preschool for boys and an examination of its application of Giroux's theories of democracy and hope, based on focus groups with families, interviews with educators, conversations with…
Faria Ann-Marie, May 2009
Reports & Papers
A study of the relationships between school readiness and peer physical aggression, relational aggression, prosocial behavior, and gender from direct observations of 119 children from 18 classrooms in six Head Start centers in Florida
Patrick Helen, Mantzicopoulos Panayota, Samarapungavan Ala, February 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the relationship between both gender and science instruction type and kindergarten children?s motivation for science from 162 kindergarten children in three schools in a mid-western, suburban public school district
Meagher Susan, Arnold David H., Doctoroff Greta L., Dobbs-Oates Jennifer, Fisher Paige H., January 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationship between teacher-reported socioemotional problems in preschool and self-reported depressive symptoms at age 8, and a study of the influence of gender on this relationship, based on a longitudinal study of 25 boys and 31…
Anderson Michael L., December 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A reanalysis of the longitudinal measures of intelligence quotient, grade completion, criminal activity, college attendance, marriage rates, and adult earnings of male and female participants in the Abecedarian, Early Training, and Perry Preschool…
Moller Arlen C., Forbes-Jones Emma, Hightower A. Dirk, Friedman Ron, Q3 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the relationship between the gender composition of preschool classrooms and rates of development in boys and girls, based on a study of 806 children from 70 urban preschool classrooms
Hustedt Jason T., Barnett W. Steven, Jung Kwanghee, May, 2008
Executive Summary
A summary of a study of the relation of participation in Arkansas Better Chance (ABC), a state-funded child care and early education program for preschool-age children from low-income families, to the literacy, language, and math development of…
Femia Elia E., Zarit Steven H., Blair Clancy, Jarrott Shannon E., Bruno Kelly, Q2 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the effect of intergenerational programming for preschoolers and seniors on children's socioemotional development, behavior, school performance, and attitudes, based on a survey of 37 families
Children's Sentinel Nutrition Assessment Program, February, 2008
Other
A discussion of the relationship of food insecurity to early child development and school readiness
Children's Sentinel Nutrition Assessment Program, February, 2008
Executive Summary
A discussion of the relationship of food insecurity to early child development and school readiness
Kersh Joanne E., Casey Beth M., Young Jessica Mercer, 2008
Other
An overview of research on the relationship of block play to the spatial and mathematics skills of young children, with a focus on gender differences