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Borisova Ivelina, Coddington Cathy, November, 2010
Other
Peer Reviewed
In this article we describe the design and implementation of Early Steps to Success, an early childhood program model implemented in El Salvador. The program focuses on providing comprehensive services to families and children from conception to age…
Borzekowski Dina L. G., Macha Jacob E., July/August 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationships between receptivity to both high and low exposure to components of the Kilimani Sesame intervention--a multimedia educational intervention developed by the Sesame Workshop--and the self-reported literacy, numeracy,…
Langford Rachel, April 2010
Reports & Papers
An exploration of various curricula developed and adopted by provinces across Canada, and a discussion of ways in which early childhood curriculum frameworks address issues of diversity within the provinces
Yazejian Noreen, Peisner-Feinberg Ellen S., October 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the influence of children?s receipt of a music curriculum on their language skills, based on a sample of 207 children and 27 teachers from 3 Head Start programs in a suburban area of North Carolina, a rural area of Kentucky, and an…
Yuen Lai Ha Freda, August 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An inquiry into parents? and teachers? reactions to students? use of a project-based learning approach (PBL) in kindergarten, based on a sample of 60 4- and 5-year old children in two church-affiliated kindergarten classes in Hong Kong
DeBaryshe Barbara Diane, Gorecki Dana M., Mishima-Young Lori N., July 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An account of the academic gains of children who received differentiated instruction based on current early math and literacy skills, based on a sample of 128 at-level and high risk children from 8 Head Start classrooms in metropolitan Honolulu,…
Trimis Eli, Savva Andri, June 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An exploration of the environmental context, or chorotopos, of children?s early art education, based on observations of 50 4- to 6-year-old children from 3 classrooms in 3 early childhood settings in Thessaloniki and Chalkidiki, Greece
Domitrovich Celene E., Gest Scott D., Gill Sukhdeep, Bierman Karen L., Welsh Janet A., Jones Damon, June, 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This randomized controlled trial tested whether teaching quality in Head Start classrooms could be improved with the addition of evidence-based curriculum components targeting emergent language or literacy and social-emotional development and the…
University of Missouri--Columbia. Center for Family Policy and Research, 2009
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Recommendations of best practices for early childhood programs to support dual language learners (DLL), based on findings from a needs assessment of DLL in Head Start programs in Missouri
Lerner Richard M., Lerner Jacqueline V., Phelps Erin, 2009
Reports & Papers
A longitudinal investigation of the theory of Positive Youth Development (PYD) and its promotion of the "Five Cs"--competence, confidence, character, caring, and connection--in youth, based on data on more than 3,342 students assessed from grades…
Bierman Karen L., Domitrovich Celene E., Nix Robert L., Gest Scott D., Welsh Janet A., Greenberg Mark T., Blair Clancy, Nelson Keith E., Gill Sukhdeep, November/December 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the effect of the Research-Based, Developmentally Informed (REDI) intervention on the socioemotional competencies, language development, and literacy skills of 356 children in an experimental group of 22 and a control group of 22 Head…
Lunkenheimer Erika S., Shaw Daniel, Gardner Frances, Dishion Thomas J., Connell Arin M., Wilson Melvin N., Skuban Emily M., November 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A 2-year longitudinal study of the effect of the Family Check-Up home visiting program on child self-regulation, child language development, and parental positive behavior support
Walsh Glenda, October 2008
Book Reviews
Peer Reviewed
A review of guidance for the facilitation of children's learning experiences within the Early Years Foundation and Key Stage I curricula
Lerner Richard M., Lerner Jacqueline V., Phelps Erin, May 2008
Reports & Papers
Findings from a longitudinal investigation of the influence of the Positive Youth Development (PYD) model on adolescent development and maturity, and findings from an examination of participation in a smoking prevention program on children's health…
Lerner Richard M., Lerner Jacqueline V., Phelps Erin, 2008
Reports & Papers
A longitudinal investigation of the theory of Positive Youth Development (PYD) and its promotion of the "Five Cs"--competence, confidence, character, caring, and connection--in youth, based on data on 3,342 students from 33 states assessed from…