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Adair Jennifer Keys, Tobin Joseph Jay, Arzubiaga Angela, December, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Background/Context: Many scholars in the fields of teacher education, multicultural education, and bilingual education have argued that children of recent immigrants are best served in classrooms that have teachers who understand the cultural…
Kranz Ashley M., Rozier R. Gary, Zeldin Leslie P., Preisser John S., August, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A description of parent- and child-oriented oral health activities of North Carolina's Migrant and Seasonal Head Start (MSHS) programs and a comparison of those activities to Early Head Start (EHS) programs, based on data from teachers and family…
Iruka Iheoma U., Garcia Sandra, 2012
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Recommendations for the incorporation of the needs of immigrant families in the policy, research, and funding of quality rating and improvement systems
Barrueco Sandra, 2012
Other
Synergistic interchanges among child, family, and broader systems relate directly and indirectly with one another over time to foster early linguistic and literacy development in a dynamic, multiplicative fashion (Dickinson & McCabe, 2001). Such…
Mathur Smita, Parameswaran Gowri, 2012
Other
Peer Reviewed

There is evidence that children from families of migrant workers are among the most disadvantaged in term of early academic achievement. Yet there are insufficient resources allocated to research exploring the reasons that existing preschool…

Hughes Sarah, December, 2011
Other
An examination of the characteristics of children in immigrant families in Colorado and their participation in early childhood education programs
Hughes Sarah, December, 2011
Executive Summary
A summary of an examination of the characteristics of children in immigrant families in Colorado and their participation in early childhood education programs
Valladares Sherylls, Ramos Manica F., December, 2011
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of the support that out-of-school time programs can offer children of Latino immigrants and strategies to attract and retain their participation
Ward Helen D., Erin Oldham LaChance, Atkins Julie A., September, 2011
Reports & Papers
Findings from two case studies of refugee and immigrant families' child care beliefs, experiences, and decisions, based on focus groups of Cambodian, Somali, and Sudanese refugee parents in Portland, Maine, and Mexican immigrant parents in Denver,…
Porche Michelle V., Fall 2011
Other
Peer Reviewed
Observations from a study of an out-of-school time program that offers extensive tutoring and homework help to elementary aged and older students from African refugee and immigrant families in Massachusetts and New Hampshire
Yiu Jessica, June, 2011
Reports & Papers
A study of differences in cognitive development between preschool-age children of immigrants and of native-born parents, and an examination of the family, child care, and neighborhood factors that account for the differences, based on data from the…
Greene Kaylin M., Hynes Kathryn, Doyle Emily A., May 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of the prevalence of self-care between children of immigrant families and native-born families and an investigation of the intervening roles of gender and poverty, based on a secondary analysis of data from a nationally representative…
Kim Sunha, Chang Mido, Kim Heejung, May 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationship between the early math skills of immigrant preschoolers and teacher educational levels, certification, and professional training, based on data from a nationally representative dataset
Heng Tang T., April 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the cultural adjustment experienced by emergent bilingual students' from families of Chinese immigrants to the United States, based on data collected in one classroom
Karoly Lynn A., Gonzalez Gabriella C., Spring 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An analysis of the extent to which children in immigrant families participate in early care and education settings, the quality of those experiences, the potential benefits from program participation, and barriers to participation, based on a review…