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Lee Helly, Walker Christina, Golden Olivia, 01 December, 2015
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This brief highlights themes and action steps drawn from a roundtable on Two-Generational Strategies to Improve Immigrant Family and Child Outcomes, hosted by the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP), with support from the Annie E. Casey…
Hulme Charles, Nash Hannah M., Gooch Debbie, Lervag Arne Olav, Snowling Margaret J., December, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The development of reading skills is underpinned by oral language abilities: Phonological skills appear to have a causal influence on the development of early word-level literacy skills, and reading-comprehension ability depends, in addition to word…
Barnard-Brak Lucy, Nuner Joyce, Sulak Tracey N., Davis Tonya, December, 2015
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Child care arrangements, costs, and satisfaction among parents of children with emotional or behavioral disorders were examined as compared with parents of children with other disabilities. The current study used a large, nationally representative,…
Parry John, December, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This paper reports on a small-scale study of the social interactions between six children labelled with special educational needs and their peers in their respective early years settings. Data from play observations, photographs and staff interviews…
Logan Samuel Wood, Schreiber Melynda, Lobo Michele, Pritchard Breanna, George Lisa, Galloway James Cole, Winter 2015
Reports & Papers
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Purpose: To describe and compare the occurrence and co-occurrence of physical activity (PA), play, and object-related behaviors in toddlers with and without disabilities. Methods: Participants included 23 toddlers (21 with typical development (TD)…
Lee Kyunghee, Pond Debora, November, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The purpose of this study is to examine whether family characteristics and the length of children's enrollment in Migrant Head Start affects children's health treatment. Children in the Michigan Migrant Head Start were classified depending on years…
Calzada Esther J., Barajas-Gonzalez R. Gabriela, Dawson-McClure Spring, Huang Keng-Yen, Palamar Joseph, Kamboukos Dimitra, Brotman Laurie Miller, November, 2015
Reports & Papers
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At least half of the well-documented achievement gap for low-income Black children is already present in kindergarten, due in part to limited opportunities for acquiring foundational skills necessary for school success. There is some evidence that…
Harris Kathleen I., November-December 2015
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Although developmentally appropriate practice (DAP) has strong merits, there are considerations pertaining to its development and implementation which must be raised. In order for educators to include diverse voices of young children, the time has…
Espinosa Linda M., Calderon Miriam E., October, 2015
Reports & Papers
The purpose of this report and accompanying state ELDS analysis is to review a subset of states' ELDS standards for pre-k-aged children (three to five years of age) to identify the most common approaches to meeting the needs of young DLLs, to…
Gottfried Michael A., Kim Hui Yon, October, 2015
Literature Review
Peer Reviewed
The U.S. is witnessing two major trends in its rising cohorts of young children preparing to start school: an increase in the utilization of formal (e.g., center-based) childcare options in the year before starting kindergarten and an increase in…
Xu Yaoying, October, 2015
Reports & Papers
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The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of adapted peer tutoring (APT) on social interactions and early language and literacy skills of pre-school-age children who were English language learners (ELLs). APT was the treatment for this…
Jensen Bryant, Reese Leslie, Hall-Kenyon Kendra M., Bennett Courtney, October, 2015
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In this study we analyze how parent and teacher ratings of young Latino children's social competencies in rural California are associated with children's oral language development. We find (a) that there is considerable incongruence between parent…
Chen Ching-I, Mickelson Ann M., October-December 2015
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The trend toward inclusive and interdisciplinary service delivery in early intervention and early childhood special education has propelled collaboration focused on aligning respective standards for personnel preparation across professional…
Vadasy Patricia F., Sanders Elizabeth A., Nelson J. Ron, October-December 2015
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A two-cohort cluster-randomized trial was conducted to estimate effects of small-group supplemental vocabulary instruction for at-risk kindergarten English learners (ELs). Connections students received explicit instruction in high-frequency…
Mazzoni Elvis, Benvenuti Martina, October, 2015
Reports & Papers
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This paper presents an exploratory study in which a humanoid robot (MecWilly) acted as a partner to preschool children, helping them to learn English words. In order to use the Socio-Cognitive Conflict paradigm to induce the knowledge acquisition…