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Kroll Alexandra, Borck Rainald, 14 December, 2013
Reports & Papers
In Germany, formal child care coverage rates have increased markedly over the past few decades. The expansion in coverage is particularly pronounced for under 3 year-olds. The present paper is concerned with how mothers' mental and physical health…
Ritchie Jenny, November, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This paper discusses one aspect of a recently completed two-year study, that of the enactment of relationality within early childhood care and education practice. The research project, Titiro Whakamuri, Hoki Whakamua. We are the future, the present…
Cline Keely D., Edwards Carolyn Pope, November, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The objective of this study was to understand how two dimensions of parent-child book-reading quality--instructional and emotional--interact and relate to learning in a sample of low-income infants and toddlers. Participants included 81 parents and…
Neumann Michelle M. (Michelle Margaret), Hood Michelle, Ford Ruth M., November, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Research Findings: Environmental print provides children with their earliest print experiences. This observational study investigated the frequency of mother-child environmental print referencing and its relationship with emergent literacy. A total…
Martin Anne, Ryan Rebecca M., Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, Q4 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study investigates two facets of children's school readiness: interest in new cognitive tasks (interest) and persistence in task completion (persistence). Little attention has been paid to the early development of these learning behaviors,…
Baker Claire E., October, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The relations between fathers' and mothers' home literacy involvement at 24 months and children's cognitive and social emotional development in preschool were examined using a large sample of African American and Caucasian families (N = 5190) from…
Skibbe Lori E., Bindman Samantha W., Hindman Annemarie H., Aram Dorit, Morrison Frederick J., October-December 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Parental writing support was examined over time and in relation to children's language and literacy skills. Seventy-seven parents and their preschoolers were videotaped writing an invitation together twice during one year. Parental writing support…
Share Michelle, Kerrins Liz, October, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Recently in Ireland attention has been placed on the importance of parental involvement in early childhood care and education settings as seen in the Siolta Quality Standards and Aistear Curriculum Framework. Yet there is little Irish empirical…
Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research, Schneider Barbara, Waite Linda, September, 2013
Other
The goal of this module is to explore the influence of gender roles and attitudes about work and family on the household division of labor and childcare responsibilities. Crosstabulation and comparison of means will be used. Data for this analysis…
McCarthy Betsy, Li Linlin, Atienza Sara, Sexton Ursula, Tiu Michelle, September, 2013
Reports & Papers
During the spring of 2013, WestEd conducted a study of PBS KIDS mathematics transmedia suites in preschool families and communities as part of the Ready To Learn Initiative developed by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and the Public…
McCarthy Betsy, Li Linlin, Atienza Sara, Sexton Ursula, Tiu Michelle, September, 2013
Executive Summary
During the spring of 2013, WestEd conducted a study of PBS KIDS mathematics transmedia suites in preschool families and communities as part of the Ready To Learn Initiative developed by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and the Public…
Kluczniok Katharina, Lehrl Simone, Kuger Susanne, Rossbach Hans Gunther, September, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The quality of the home learning environment has been proven to be of major importance for child development, but little is known about the role of domain specificity in promoting early childhood learning at home and its dependence on family…
Mamedova Saida, Redford Jeremy, August, 2013
Reports & Papers
A study of early care and education arrangements of children from birth through age 5, families' child care expenses, and parents' involvement in children's early learning, based on data from the nationally representative National Household…
Kwon Kyong-Ah, Bingham Gary E., Lewsader Joellen, Jeon Hyun-Joo, Elicker James, June, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Background: Little empirical research examines relations among the quality of both mothers' and fathers' social emotional and linguistic support of toddlers across multiple parent-child interaction contexts. Objective The current study investigated…
Kroll Alexandra, Borck Rainald, June, 2013
Reports & Papers
In Germany, formal child care coverage rates have increased markedly over the past few decades. The present paper is concerned with how mothers' mental and physical health is affected by whether they place their child in formal day care or not.…