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Puranik Cynthia S., Petscher Yaacov, Lonigan Christopher J., December, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Learning to write the letters of the alphabet is an important part of learning how to write conventionally. In this study, we investigated critical factors in the development of letter-writing skills using exploratory item response models to…
Hawkins Karen, December, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Drawing on a Participatory Action Research (PAR) study that was undertaken in two Australian preschool settings this article examines strategies that support the pedagogy of teaching for social justice and outlines how these strategies raised…
Logan Jessica A. R., Justice Laura M., Pentimonti Jill M., Winter 2014
Reports & Papers
The present research was conducted to empirically assess the premise that a child who is ready to learn to read in kindergarten is more likely to achieve the third-grade reading guarantee compared to a child who does not exhibit such readiness. Data…
Formby Susie, December, 2014
Reports & Papers
This report outlines findings from Pearson and the National Literacy Trust's second annual early years literacy survey, conducted in May to July 2014. 1,012 parents of children aged 3 to 5 and 567 early years practitioners who work with this age…
Kaiser Ann P., Hemmeter Mary Louise, December, 2014
Other
Peer Reviewed
A special issue of the Journal of Early Intervention, focusing on the Center for Response to Intervention in Early Childhood's development of evidence-based tools for a multi-tier approach to preschool language and literacy instruction
Kaiser Ann P., Hemmeter Mary Louise, December, 2014
Other
Peer Reviewed
An introduction to a special issue of the Journal of Early Intervention, focusing on the Center for Response to Intervention in Early Childhood's development of evidence-based tools for a multi-tier approach to preschool language and literacy…
McConnell Scott R., Wackerle-Hollman Alisha K., Roloff Tracy A., Rodriguez Michael C., December, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The overall architecture and major components of a measurement system designed and evaluated to support Response to Intervention (RTI) in the areas of language and literacy in early childhood programs are described. Efficient and reliable…
Carta Judith J., Greenwood Charles R., Atwater Jane, McConnell Scott R., Goldstein Howard, Kaminski Ruth A., December, 2014
Reports & Papers
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Response to Intervention (RTI) or Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) is beginning to be implemented in preschool programs to improve outcomes and to reduce the need for special education services. The proportions of children in programs…
York Benjamin N., Loeb Susanna, November, 2014
Reports & Papers
Substantial systematic differences exist in children's home learning experiences. The few existing parenting programs that have shown promise often are not widely accessible, either due to the demands they place on parents' time and effort or cost.…
Dynia Jaclyn M., Lawton Kathy, Logan Jessica A. R., Justice Laura M., November, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The purpose of the current study was to characterize and compare the emergent-literacy skills, print interest, and home-literacy environment of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to their peers, as well as to examine the association…
Hoffman Jessica L., Paciga Kathleen A., November, 2014
Other
Peer Reviewed
e-Books share some key features with traditional printed picture books, but also include distinct features such as live animation, interactive components, and the operation of the technology that require new approaches to shared reading with young…
Snyders Chelsea Sue Bahnson, November, 2014
Reports & Papers
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With the adoption of the Common Core Standards and a renewed emphasis on critical and higher-order thinking skills, exploring the relationship among writing development, self-efficacy beliefs, perseverance, and effort has become essential. The…
Jacoby Jennifer Wallace, Lesaux Nonie K., November, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study was conducted in a large Head Start organization that serves large numbers of Latino children in order to empirically describe the nature and quality of the classroom language learning environment. By observing 147 literacy-based lessons in…
Mississippi. Department of Education, 17 October, 2014
Reports & Papers
This report provides average district and school scale scores, along with an explanation of benchmark and kindergarten readiness literacy classifications, for the state of Mississippi.
Pelatti Christina Yeager, Piasta Shayne B., Justice Laura M., O'Connell Ann, Q4 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The present study examined the language- and literacy-learning opportunities of 400 young children enrolled in 81 early childhood classrooms to address two research aims: (1) to describe typical language- and literacy-learning experiences afforded…