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Eckhoff Angela, October, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This research examines a multi-year investigation of preschoolers' experiences participating in a media-driven exploration of informal play experiences as a means to engage children as artists, researchers, and documenters of their own worlds. In…
Bourassa Jacqueline, Zweig Jacqueline, Stevenson-Garcia Judi, Weidele Andrea, Irwin Clare W., 13 August, 2015
Multimedia
This webinar presents findings from a study that explores the collection and use of data in several New England preschool programs. Analysis focuses on three domains: early learning outcomes (math, reading, and social-emotional); classroom quality…
Bourassa Jacqueline, Zweig Jacqueline, Stevenson-Garcia Judi, Weidele Andrea, Irwin Clare W., 13 August, 2015
Other
This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that presents findings from a study that explores the collection and use of data in several New England preschool programs. Analysis focuses on three domains: early learning outcomes (math, reading…
Datta A. Rupa, Connelly Jill, July, 2015
Multimedia

This video presentation discusses definitions of specific types of care, along with samples used in the National Survey of Early Care and Education (NSECE).

Milesi Carolina, July, 2015
Multimedia

This video presentation examines both definition distinctions concerning age of child and types of care used in the National Survey of Early Care and Education (NSECE).

Lopez Michael, Rivera Ann C., Guzman Lina, Wildsmith Elizabeth, Barrueco Sandra, Hernandez Donald J., 01 July, 2015
Multimedia
This webinar identifies available data elements and discusses how measures can be improved to better reflect Hispanic sub-groups, with implications for researchers and policymakers.
Lopez Michael, Rivera Ann C., Guzman Lina, Wildsmith Elizabeth, Barrueco Sandra, Hernandez Donald J., 01 July, 2015
Other
This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that identifies available data elements and discusses how measures can be improved to better reflect Hispanic sub-groups, with implications for researchers and policymakers.
Xue Yange, Bandel Eileen, Vogel Cheri, Boller Kimberly, July, 2015
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief describes the psychometric properties of the screening and assessment tools used to measure the language and overall development of children in the Early Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (Baby FACES). It includes analyses of…
Datta A. Rupa, July, 2015
Multimedia

This video presentation discusses price and cost definitions as related to those used in the National Survey of Early Care and Education (NSECE).

Datta A. Rupa, July, 2015
Multimedia

This video presentation provides a Computer Assisted Personal Interview (CAPI) demo used to capture non-parental child care provision data to populate the calendar file used in the National Survey of Early Care and Education (NSECE).

Wildsmith Elizabeth, Ansari Arya, Guzman Lina, June, 2015
Fact Sheets & Briefs
One limitation to understanding the diversity of Hispanics is the lack of data that consistently measure critical dimensions of variability within the overall Hispanic population. To begin to address this limitation, the Administration for Children…
Zweig Jacqueline, Irwin Clare W., Kook Janna Fuccillo, Cox Josh, April, 2015
Reports & Papers
Early childhood education programs face increasing pressures to collect data, about both teachers and children, and to use those data to make decisions (Yazejian & Bryant, 2013). Research supports the potential value of using data in education…
Fuhs Mary Catherine Wagner, Farran Dale Clark, Nesbitt Kimberly Turner, February, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An accumulating body of evidence suggests that young children who exhibit greater executive functioning (EF) skills in early childhood also achieve more academically. The goal of the present study was to examine the unique contributions of direct…
Bergen Doris, 2015
Other
This chapter will discuss the methods used by researchers in various disciplines to assess play development and learning in groups of children, the issues and practices related to the use of play-based assessment with individual children and the…
National Survey of Early Care and Education Project Team, 2015
Other

This presentation focuses on the Center-Based Provider Survey used in the NSECE. Examined aspects of the survey include data collection, topics covered by the survey, provider data, survey respondents, levels of observation, and key differences…