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Chang Alicia, Sandhofer Catherine M., Brown Christia S., December, 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the amount that mothers' talk to their young sons compared to mothers' talk with their daughters about cardinal numbers, based on a secondary analysis of 16 mother-son and 16 mother-daughter dyads, with an average child age of 22 months,…
Gelber Alexander M., Isen Adam, December, 2011
Reports & Papers
Parents may have important effects on their children, but little work in economics explores whether children's schooling opportunities crowd out or encourage parents' investment in children. We analyze data from the Head Start Impact Study, which…
Bradley Robert H., McKelvey Lorraine, Whiteside-Mansell Leanne, November/December 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the moderating influences of maternal emotional warmth and aspects of the home environment on the relationship between Early Head Start participation and measures of children's cognitive and psychosocial development at ages 3 and 5, based…
Leerkes Esther M., Blankson A. Nayena, O'Brien Marion, Calkins Susan D., Marcovitch Stuart, November/December 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationships between pre-academic skills at age 4 and age 3 maternal emotional and cognitive support during a problem-solving task, the quality of the home learning environment, and child emotional responsiveness, based on data from…
Sturdevant Reed Celeste, Bates Laura V., September, 2011
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of Great Parents, Great Start, a Michigan program to promote parenting skills and family involvement in children's early education, that examines collaboration with other local early childhood services, program parent-child play group…
Walker Aimee Kleisner, MacPhee David, Q3 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Two studies of the relationship between both family autonomy support and coercive control and children's school readiness, with an examination of children's social skills and mastery motivation as mediators, based on data from a preschool sample of…
Bernal Raquel, Keane Michael P., July, 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An investigation of the effect of child care attendance and mother-child interactions on children's cognitive achievement, based on data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth - 1979 Cohort (NLSY79)
Khandekar Aasma A., Augustyn Marilyn, Sanders Lee, Zuckerman Barry, April 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An evaluation of the implementation of a Reach Out and Read (ROR) quality improvement project as measured by the rates of age-appropriate book giving and the delivery of ROR guidance, based on data from 6 pediatric clinics and parent surveys
Davidse Neeltje J., de Jong Maria T., Bus Adriana G., Huijbregts Sanne K., Swaab Hanna, April, 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationship between home literacy environment (HLE) and both vocabulary and letter knowledge, a second study of the mediating influence children's book cover recognition on the relationship between HLE and literacy outcomes, and a…
Little Helen, Wyver Shirley R., Gibson Frances, March 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An exploration of adult attitudes toward children's risky behavior during outdoor play and the influence of the play setting on children's riskiness while playing, based on observations of 28 children and interviews with 14 of their parents from…
Barone Diane, January 2011
Other
Peer Reviewed
An account of the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of a project designed to encourage shared book reading between a parent and a child from a project initiated by an elementary school described as a high in poverty and high in…
Curenton Stephanie M., Craig Michelle Jones, January 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of relationships between shared reading and oral storytelling practices, emotion state talk and evaluative judgments, and prosocial and problem behaviors, with an examination of child gender, family background, maternal literacy, and…
Belfield Clive R., Garcia Emma, 2011
Reports & Papers
A study of changes in parent beliefs about school readiness skills, reports of their children's development, and activities to promote child development, and the relationship of these changes to children's enrollment in preschool, based on data from…
Carpentieri J. D., Fairfax-Cholmeley Karen, Litster Jenny, Vorhaus John, 2011
Reports & Papers
An examination of research findings, policies, initiatives, and programs in Europe related to assisting parents of disadvantaged families to support their young children's literacy development, based on a literature review, case studies, and…
Carpentieri J. D., Fairfax-Cholmeley Karen, Litster Jenny, Vorhaus John, 2011
Executive Summary
A summary of an examination of research findings, policies, initiatives, and programs in Europe related to assisting parents of disadvantaged families to support their young children's literacy development, based on a literature review, case studies…