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South Dakota Head Start Association, December, 2013
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of parental involvement in and children's transitions from South Dakota Head Start and Early Head Start programs from 2010 through 2012
Ackesjo Helena, November, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Most research about transition in educational settings describes how children enter into new contexts, especially transition from preschool to school. However, the overall research focus in this article is to gain knowledge about how the transition…
Searle Amelia Kate, Miller-Lewis Lauren R., Sawyer Michael G., Baghurst Peter, November, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The aim of this prospective study was to identify preschool factors that are associated with children's classroom engagement during their 1st school year. The study was guided by a social-motivational process model that highlights the importance of…
Economic and Social Research Institute, Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland), November, 2013
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This is the first in a series of Key Findings from the third wave of interviews with the Infant Cohort in Growing Up in Ireland. The families of around 11,100 children were initially interviewed in 2008/2009 when the Study Children were nine months…
Petriwskyj Anne, September, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Teachers in inclusive early education classrooms face competing pressures that are highlighted as children transition from play-based settings into formal school. Their challenge is to engage in pedagogical practice that caters for the complex range…
Denver Education Compact, 19 August, 2013
Other
This report examines best practices for effective transition to kindergarten involving children, families, and communities. It highlights examples of initiatives that have been undertaken in Colorado and several other states.
Ebbeck Marjory, Saidon Suraya Binte, nee Rajalachime Gunathilakan, Teo Lay Yan, July, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The issue about when children should begin primary schooling continues to be an area for discussion amongst educators, parents, and children who indeed have some views about this. The compulsory entry age of children into formal schooling is…
Grant Anne, June, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Research has described transition practices that support young children as they move to a new learning environment, and continuity between learning environments has been identified as an important component of a successful transition (Dockett &…
Harder + Company Community Research, May, 2013
Reports & Papers
A study of children's school readiness in four developmental domains in Monterey County, California, and family and early childhood education factors associated with their readiness, based on 1,922 child assessments and on surveys from 1,804 parents…
Harder + Company Community Research, May, 2013
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Data tables for a study of children's school readiness in four developmental domains in Monterey County, California, and family and early childhood education factors associated with their readiness, based on 1,922 child assessments and on surveys…
Margetts Kay, Phatudi Nkidi Caroline, March, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
In South Africa, the development of the 2001 White Paper No. 5 on Early Childhood Development (ECD) has been an instrumental policy in the development of changes to assist in preparing children for formal schooling, along with a strong focus on…
Arndt Ann-Kathrin, Rothe Antje, Urban Michael, Werning Rolf, March, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
When children move from preschool to primary school in Germany, this involves a transition between two distinct systems with regard to political responsibility. Following Rimm-Kaufman and Pianta's (2000) ecological and dynamic model of transition,…
Podvey Mara C., Hinojosa Jim, Koenig Kristie P., February, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An exploration of families' transition experiences as their children transitioned from early intervention to preschool special education, focusing on the role of related therapy services and therapists, based on data from 6 families over a three-…
McDermott Paul A., Watkins Marley W., Rovine Michael J., Rikoon Samuel H., February, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This article reports the development and evidence for validity and application of the Adjustment Scales for Early Transition in Schooling (ASETS). Based on primary analyses of data from the Head Start Impact Study, a nationally representative sample…
South Dakota Head Start Association, December, 2012
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of parental involvement in and children's transitions from South Dakota Head Start and Early Head Start programs from 2009 through 2011