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Noel Andrea M., December, 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A description of early childhood transition activities and the extent to which the activities reflect recommendations in current early education literature, based on data from school administrators in 3 schools in Queensland, Australia
jdcPartnerships, 07 November, 2011
Reports & Papers
Findings from an evaluation of Summer Bridge, a five-week summer kindergarten readiness program for children in Marin County, California, that examine child characteristics and developmental outcomes, as well as family and teacher program…
Rosier Kate, McDonald Myfanwy, November, 2011
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A review of research from Australia on children's transitions from home to early childhood education and care (ECEC) services, and from ECEC services to school, with a focus on children's and families' transition experiences
Brock Karen, November, 2011
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of a study of children's experiences of preschool and the transition to primary school in Andhra Pradesh, India
Daley Tamara, Munk Tom, Carlson Elaine, Q4 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A description of transition practices provided to children with disabilities upon kindergarten entry, an examination of child, family, school, and district factors associated with high- and low-intensity transition support and an examination of…
Einarsdottir Johanna, September, 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A qualitative study of children's perceptions of differences between their early childhood setting and their primary school setting and what children found useful from playschool when they started primary school, based on interviews with 40 children…
Chan Briana, September, 2011
Bibliographies
An annotated bibliography of research related to early childhood transitions
Wildenger Leah K., McIntyre Laura Lee, August, 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An investigation of parent concerns with regards to kindergarten transition, items and activities that would have been helpful with the transition process, parent involvement in kindergarten preparation activities, and an analysis of transition…
Ahtola Annarilla, Silinskas Gintautas, Poikonen Pirjo-Liisa, Kontoniemi Marita, Niemi Pekka, Nurmi Jari-Erik, Q3 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationship between implementation of transition practices in preschool-elementary school pairs and children's academic development over the course of the first year of elementary school, based on data from 398 children who moved…
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…
Stephens Samuel A., Studdiford Donna, July, 2011
Reports & Papers

An exploration of changes in kindergarten transition practices and policies in communities participating in Discovery, a Connecticut initiative to build the capacity of communities and state advocacy organizations to influence early childhood…

Applied Survey Research, 27 June, 2011
Reports & Papers
A study of children's transitions to and skills at kindergarten entry, and family and early childhood education factors associated with those skills, in Alameda County, California, based on parent surveys and kindergarten teacher surveys and child…
Applied Survey Research, 27 June, 2011
Executive Summary
A summary of a study of children's transitions to and skills at kindergarten entry, and family and early childhood education factors associated with those skills, in Alameda County, California, based on parent surveys and kindergarten teacher…
Hindman Annemarie H., Cromley Jennifer G., Skibbe Lori E., Miller Alison L., June, 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An overview of the mechanics of conventional and piecewise growth models, an examination of predictors of children's early literacy learning during the transition from preschool through first grade using these techniques, and a comparison of model…
Barblett Lennie, Barratt-Pugh Caroline, Kilgallon Pam, Maloney Carmel, June, 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of teachers' practices and beliefs about the importance of transition activities, continuity of learning, related professional development, and the extent of teachers' professional relationships with long day care professionals, based on…