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Linting Marielle, Groeneveld Marleen G., Vermeer Harriet J., Ijzendoorn Marinus H. van, Q4 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study focuses on the association of noise levels and noise variability with children's wellbeing in home-based childcare. The sample contained 103 toddlers with their caregivers. Wellbeing was observed by independent researchers during three 8-…
Neuman Susan B., Kaefer Tanya, June, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study was designed to experimentally examine how supplemental vocabulary instruction provided in either whole-group or small-group settings influences low-income preschoolers' word knowledge and conceptual development. Using a within-subject…
Howes Carollee, Fuligni Allison Sidle, Soliday-Hong Sandra, Huang Yiching, Lara-Cinisomo Sandraluz, April, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationship between both instructional context and strategies and the quality of child-teacher relationships, based on data from 118 low income, predominantly Latino children and their teachers in early care and education settings…
Berkhout Louise, Bakkers Hadewych, Hoekman J. (Joop), Goorhuis-Brouwer Sieneke, January, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The aim of this study was to investigate the play behaviour of 877 children aged four to six in 47 classes of different sizes in the Netherlands. Video recordings were captured during choice (free play) time once in each class. The video recordings…
Gortz Mette, September, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationship of teacher health status and work pressure, as measured by child-to-teacher ratio, to teachers' decision to enter early retirement, based on an analysis of administrative data from child care centers in Denmark
Guo Ying, Justice Laura M., Kaderavek Joan N., McGinty Anita, August, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the associations between the physical and psychological literacy environment of preschool classrooms, the extent to which physical and psychological literacy environments of preschool classrooms are associated with children's…
Hustyi Kristin M., Normand Matthew P., Larson Tracy A., Morley Allison J., Summer 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An assessment of the relationship between outdoor activity context--outdoor toys, fixed equipment, open space, and a control condition of a table and activities, and the level of physical activity in children, based on data from 4 4-year-old…
Sugiyama Takemi, Okely Anthony D., Masters Jane M., Moore Gary T., May, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the association between characteristics of child care centers and both children's moderate-to-vigorous physical activity and sedentary behavior, as well as a study of the attributes of outdoor play areas associated with the same…
Dinehart Laura H. B., Manfra Louis, Katz Lynne F., Hartman Suzanne C., May, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationship between child care center accreditation and the developmental and early academic outcomes of children in the child welfare system receiving child care subsidies, based on data from two groups of 82 low income three- and…
Schilder Diane, Curenton Stephanie M., Kimura Stephanie, Young Jessica Mercer, Anastasopoulos Louisa, Ehrlich Stacy B., Miller Candy, December, 2011
Reports & Papers
A study in New York and Ohio that examines aspects of the relationship between state-funded prekindergarten expansion and child care quality and supply, including: the policy context in each state, based on 31 key stakeholder interviews; the…
Schilder Diane, Curenton Stephanie M., Kimura Stephanie, Young Jessica Mercer, Anastasopoulos Louisa, Ehrlich Stacy B., Miller Candy, December, 2011
Executive Summary
A summary of a study in New York and Ohio that examines aspects of the relationship between state-funded prekindergarten expansion and child care quality and supply, including: the policy context in each state, based on 31 key stakeholder interviews…
Wen Xiaoli, Elicker James, McMullen Mary Benson, November, 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationship between early childhood teachers' curriculum beliefs and their actual interactions with children in classrooms, and of the influence of teacher education, professional training and support, work experience, and teacher-…
Bauchmuller Robert, Gortz Mette, Rasmussen Astrid Wurtz, August, 2011
Reports & Papers
A longitudinal study of the relationship of preschool quality, as measured by five indicators generated from an administrative data set, to children's performance on school exams at age 16 in Denmark
Rentzou Konstantina, Sakellariou Maria, January 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationship between the teacher-child interactions and structural quality in center based care, based on observations of 40 early childhood educators' interactions with children in 27 infant/toddler and preschool classrooms in Greece
Willer Barbara A., Lutton Alison, Ginsberg Mark R., 2011
Other
An overview of standard early educator competencies promoted by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), and an identification of the research studies and trends on which the competencies are based