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University College, Dublin. Geary Institute. PFL Evaluation Team, December, 2013
Reports & Papers
This report is the fourth in a series of reports which presents the result of the PFL evaluation. The report 'Preparing For Life Early Childhood Intervention: Assessing the early impact of Preparing For Life at Six Months' contains relevant…
University College, Dublin. Geary Institute. PFL Evaluation Team, December, 2013
Executive Summary
Preparing for Life (PFL) is a prevention and early intervention programme which aims to improve the life outcomes of children and families living in North Dublin, Ireland, by intervening during pregnancy and working with families until the children…
Heckman James J. (James Joseph), Pinto Rodrigo, Savelyev Peter A., October, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A growing literature establishes that high quality early childhood interventions targeted toward disadvantaged children have substantial impacts on later life outcomes. Little is known about the mechanisms producing these impacts. This paper uses…
Guralnick Michael J., October-December 2013
Other
Peer Reviewed
The current status of preventive intervention programs designed to reduce the school readiness gap for young children at environmental risk is examined in the context of developmental science. A review of program effectiveness suggests that future…
Golden Megan, September, 2013
Reports & Papers
The Institute for Child Success, with funding from The Duke Endowment and South Carolina's Department of Health and Human Services, studied the feasibility of using Pay for Success, an innovative new financing mechanism, to improve outcomes for…
Pears Katherine C., Fisher Philip A., Kim Hyoun K., Bruce Jacqueline, Healey Cynthia V., Yoerger Karen, August, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Research Findings: School readiness is a strong predictor of adjustment in elementary school and beyond. Children in foster care are at particular risk for academic and social difficulties in school. Limitations in self-regulatory skills and…
University College, Dublin. Geary Institute, Preparing for Life, 13 June, 2013
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Preparing for Life (PFL) is a prevention and early intervention programme which aims to improve the life outcomes of children and families living in Dublin, Ireland, by intervening during pregnancy and working with families until the children start…
University College, Dublin. Geary Institute. PFL Evaluation Team, May, 2013
Reports & Papers
This report is the third in a series of reports which presents the result of the PFL evaluation. The report 'Assessing the Early Impact of Preparing For Life at Six Months' contains relevant background information about the programme and serves as…
University College, Dublin. Geary Institute. PFL Evaluation Team, May, 2013
Executive Summary
Preparing for Life (PFL) is a prevention and early intervention programme which aims to improve the life outcomes of children and families living in North Dublin, Ireland, by intervening during pregnancy and working with families until the children…
Baird Kelly, March, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This paper critically reflects on the appropriateness of the methodological framework adopted in an exploratory study of young children's experiences of participation in their early childhood centre and home environments. The Mosaic and Ecocultural…
Hillian Dennis, 2013
Other
An overview of Judy Centers, which provide comprehensive services for at risk children from birth through age 5 in Maryland
Kirkland Kristen, January, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A growing body of evidence suggests that involving families in home visiting services promotes positive experiences during the initial years of a child's life; however less is known about whether or not the benefits continue to accrue after a child…
Guss Shannon S., Norris Deborah J., Horm Diane M., Monroe Lisa, Wolfe Vicki, January, 2013
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of the use of data from classroom quality observation measures in efforts to improve early childhood program quality, with lessons from the Tulsa, Oklahoma, site of Educare, a full-day, full-year high-quality early care and education…
Stein Amanda G., Freel Karen, Hanson Ann T., Pacchiano Debra, Eiland-Williford Brenda, January, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of responses from the Chicago, Illinois, site of Educare to findings from a study of the transition and early elementary school experiences of families and children who participated in the program, a full-day, full-year high-quality…
Yazejian Noreen, Bryant Donna M., January, 2013
Other
Peer Reviewed
A commentary on the use by the Chicago, Illinois, site of Educare, a full-day, full-year high-quality early care and education program for at risk children from birth to age 5, of data from a study of the transition and early elementary school…