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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…
Ellenbogen Stephen, Klein Benjamin, Wekerle Christine, October, 2014
Literature Review
Peer Reviewed
The profound injuries caused by child maltreatment are well documented in the neurological, attachment, cognitive, and developmental literature. In this review paper, we explore the potential of early childhood education (ECE) as a community-based…
Jordan Brigid, Tseng Yi-Ping, Coombs Nichola, Kennedy Anne, Borland Jeff, September, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

Children who experience neglect and abuse are likely to have impaired brain development and entrenched learning deficiencies. Early years interventions such as intensive education and care for these children are known to have the potential to…

University of Nebraska Medical Center. Munroe-Meyer Institute, September, 2014
Reports & Papers
This report provides an evaluation of the Sixpence Early Learning Fund, a public-private partnership that provides grants to programs for at risk infants and toddlers in Nebraska. It examines participant and program characteristics, program quality…
Botts Dawn Cultra, Losardo Angela, Tillary Christina Y., Werts Margaret G., August, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This replication study focused on the effectiveness of two different intervention approaches, activity-based intervention and embedded direct instruction, on the acquisition, generalization, and maintenance of phonological awareness, a key area of…
Ireland. Early Years Education Policy Unit, June, 2014
Reports & Papers
This is a focussed policy assessment of the Early Start pre-school programme. The Early Start Programme was established in 1994 in 40 primary schools in designated areas of urban disadvantage. The schools are located in Cork (6 schools), Dublin (26…
Illinois State Board of Education, June, 2014
Reports & Papers
This report provides an evaluation for fiscal years 2012 and 2013 of the Illinois Early Childhood Prevention Initiative Program, which offers coordinated services to at-risk children below three years of age and their families.
Illinois State Board of Education, June, 2014
Executive Summary
This report provides an evaluation for fiscal years 2012 and 2013 of the Illinois Early Childhood Prevention Initiative Program, which offers coordinated services to at-risk children below three years of age and their families.
Schwartz Mila, April, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The aim of this exploratory study was to examine the role of the First Language First model for preschool bilingual education in the development of vocabulary depth. The languages studied were Russian (L1) and Hebrew (L2) among bilingual children…
Kellar-Guenther Yvonne, Rosenberg Steven A., Block Stephen R., Rosenberg Cordelia Robinson, March, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study compared levels of parent involvement in early intervention services for children under three which were delivered in community settings (children's homes and child care programs) and specialized settings (early intervention centers and…
Ullery Mary Anne, Dinehart Laura H. B., Katz Lynne F., February, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study examined the impact of a supplemental summer literacy program and the mediating effects of the home literacy environment on the language and literacy outcomes of a group of children (n=47) who were developmentally delayed due to…
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Indian Affairs, 2014
Other
This document is a record of congressional testimony on the role and operation of early childhood development and education programs among Native American and other indigenous populations across the United States. Numerous examples of federally-…
Berube Annie, Legault Louise, Janisse Louise, Carson Robyn, Saucier Marie-Anne, Lefebvre Lorraine, 2014
Reports & Papers
This report aims to document the implementation of the Readiness to Learn in Minority Francophone Communities project (abbreviated title: Readiness to Learn project; formerly the Child Care Pilot Project, CCPP), a demonstration project funded by…
Patry Danielle, Legault Louise, Lalonde Paul, Rodier Julie, 2014
Reports & Papers
The purpose of this report is to document the 24-month post-program impact of the Readiness to Learn in Minority Francophone Communities project (abridged titled: Readiness to Learn project), a demonstration project funded by Human Resources and…