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Arnold David H., Dobbs-Oates Jennifer, December, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Teacher rating scales are an efficient, practical way to gather information on children's behaviour problems in school. Previous research has reported on agreement between parents' and teachers' reports, but less attention has been paid to inter-…
Pyle Angela, November, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Embracing the new sociology of childhood, this paper describes a participatory research method built on a belief in the competency of young children. The paper begins with a critical review of the photo elicitation literature exploring the varied…
Gullo Dominic F., November, 2013
Other
Peer Reviewed
Since the passage of No Child Left Behind, data-driven decision making has become one of the central foci in schools in their attempt to attain and maintain adequate levels of student academic performance. The importance of early childhood education…
Harvey Elizabeth, Fischer Candice, Friedman-Weieneth Julie L., Hurwitz Sara D., Sayer Aline, Q4 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The present study examined predictors of discrepancies between mothers', fathers', and teachers' ratings of 3-year-old children's hyperactivity, attention problems, and aggression. Participants were families of 196 3-year-old children who took part…
Skrzypiec Grace, Harvey-Murray Rosalind, Krieg Susan, September, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The intent of this report is to examine the use of the PhotoStory method as a qualitative component of the KidsMatter Early Childhood (KMEC) mixed-method evaluation. One hundred family and staff photographers, at 10 early childhood education and…
Christensen Andre Schultz, Ladenburg Jacob, August, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Web surveys are becoming an indispensable tool for quantitative researchers, and online survey panels have proliferated in recent years. However, little research has addressed the challenges of using online panels, namely the potential effects of…
Child Care & Early Education Research Connections, Summer 2013
Other
The Early Childhood Longitudinal Study [United States] (ECLS-K) uses many instruments to collect data. This document provides a complete list of the ECLS-K instruments indexed in the Research Connections' database. Every instrument is hyperlinked to…
Child Care & Early Education Research Connections, Winter 2012
Other
The Head Start Impact Study (HSIS) uses many instruments to collect data. This document provides a complete list of the HSIS instruments indexed in the Research Connections' database. Every instrument is hyperlinked to its corresponding record and "…
Massachusetts. Department of Early Education and Care, Public Consulting Group (Boston, Mass.), 24 June, 2011
Other
This project is for the initial analysis and preliminary design of the ECIS. This project aimed to increase EEC's capacity to understand child, parent, and educator outcomes and indicators for well-being. The ECIS project also aimed to increase and…
Kreader J. Lee, Schneider William, February, 2011
Reports & Papers
An inventory of the elements and accessibility of early education and care data systems maintained by New York State and New York City agencies in the areas of: (1) program/provider supply; (2) enrollment, participant demographics, and demand; (3)…
Warming Hanne, February, 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This article explores ways of representing young children's perspectives in an empathetic and empowering manner. Based on a poststructuralist reinterpretation of ethnographic field notes taken at a Danish day care institution, the article argues,…
Ridgway Avis, September, 2010
Other
Peer Reviewed
A philosophical discussion and application of the past-present dialectic as a conceptual tool to collect information of adult memories of their preschool experiences, based on select data from a case study of one family in Australia studied for the…
Child Care Human Resources Sector Council, 2010
Methods
A description of the occupational classification system in Canada, and the data collection methods for three national surveys
Smith Cara, 2010
Reports & Papers
A study of a model of mathematics skills acquisition as measured by eight assessment tasks of early mathematics skills with 88 students in ten preschool and four kindergarten classrooms
Taylor-Piotrowski Jessica L., Linebarger Deborah L., Lapierre Matthew, October, 2009
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A description of the development of a survey on the association between children's media use at home, parental behaviors, and literacy skills, and a discussion of obstacles for data collection methods