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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
Lee Youngju, July 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of children's interaction with computers in a preschool and at home from observations, interviews with the teacher and parents, and brief conversations with 10 children over the course of 8 visits to the preschool classroom and 4…
Chakravarthi Swetha, 2009
Reports & Papers
An examination the relationship between both children's physical activity and level of play and quality of outdoor environment, teachers' level of physical activity, and their involvement in play, and an exploration of the relationship between…
Ritchie Sharon, Crawford Gisele M., Clifford Richard M., 2009
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of the role that the physical school environment can play in supporting positive relationships among staff, children, and families
BTW Informing Change, January, 2009
Reports & Papers
A description of the Affordable Buildings for Children?s Development (ABCD) Initiative and its influence on the promotion of the structural quality of child care and early education facilities in California, with a focus on the financing, capacity…
CAYL Institute, 2008
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A discussion of the role of transportation policies and logistics in the provision of universal prekindergarten (UPK) in Massachusetts
California Local Investment in Child Care Project, 2008
Reports & Papers
A study in California of the public transit use, both from home to child care and from child care to work, of parents with children in child care centers located within one-third of a mile of a transit station, based on a survey of parents and…
California Local Investment in Child Care Project, 2008
Executive Summary
A summary of a study in California of the public transit use, both from home to child care and from child care to work, of parents with children in child care centers located within one-third of a mile of a transit station, based on a survey of…
Clark Alison, December, 2007
Reports & Papers
A study of how young children's experiences can inform the planning, design, and development of child care and early education facilities, based on two case studies conducted in early childhood facilities that were undertaking construction projects…
Maryland. Task Force on Universal Preschool Education, December, 2007
Executive Summary
A summary of a conceptual framework and recommendations for the implementation of the a universally available preschool initiative in Maryland
Read Marilyn, June 2007
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of the different types of physical spaces used to create child care settings and the varying effects on preschool children's experiences in child care
Sussman Carl, Gillman Amy R., April, 2007
Other
An examination of issues related to child care facilities, with policy recommendations for addressing barriers to improving the supply and quality of child care facilities
Sussman Carl, Gillman Amy R., April, 2007
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of an examination of issues related to child care facilities, with policy recommendations for addressing barriers to improving the supply and quality of child care facilities
Hildebrand Alex, Irie Ellen, Blair Jill, February, 2007
Reports & Papers
An account of the implementation of the Constructing Connections Collaborative, an initiative for the development of a system to facilitate the improvement of child care facilities in Riverside County, California
Durlak Joseph A., Weissberg Roger P., 2007
Executive Summary
A summary of a meta-analysis of research on the impact of after school programs that target personal and social skills on children's personal and social development