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Burgette Jacqueline M., Preisser John S., Rozier R. Gary, Winter 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Objectives: Nonrandomized group assignment in intervention studies can lead to imbalances in preintervention covariates and biased effect estimates. We use propensity score estimation to account for such imbalances in an Early Head Start (EHS)…
Massey Meg, Walsh Kelly, Milner Justin, Derrick-Mills Teresa, December, 2016
Other
This report describes evaluation design in PFS projects, with a focus on early childhood education (ECE). It is part of a larger toolkit for states, localities, and investors considering early childhood PFS projects and is based in part on…
Weinert Sabine, Linberg Anja, Attig Manja, Freund Jan-David, Linberg Tobias, December, 2016
Other
Peer Reviewed

The paper provides an overview of a German cohort study of newborns which includes a representative sample of about 3500 infants and their mothers. The aims, challenges, and solutions concerning the large-scale assessment of early child…

Jacob Robin T., December, 2016
Fact Sheets & Briefs

Many researchers are reluctant to use aggregate data in program evaluation and other policy relevant research. Aggregate data refers to data on individuals that have been averaged by year, by geographic area, by service agency, or in some other…

Curby Timothy W., Johnson Price McCloud, Mashburn Andrew J., Carlis Lydia, December, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
When conducting classroom observations, researchers are often confronted with the decision of whether to conduct observations live or by using pre-recorded video. The present study focuses on comparing and contrasting observations of live and video…
Green Carie, November, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This article explores the use of wearable cameras with children as a data collection means to engage young children as active researchers in recording their experiences in natural environments. This method captures children's unique perspectives of…
Lopez Michael, Grindal Todd, Bleckley David, 13 October, 2016
Multimedia
This webinar, held on October 13, 2016, was hosted by Research Connections and the National Research Center on Hispanic Children and Families and was intended to help researchers learn about several new early care and education data resources. The…
Lopez Michael, Grindal Todd, Bleckley David, 13 October, 2016
Other
This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar held on October 13, 2016, hosted by Research Connections and the National Research Center on Hispanic Children and Families. The webinar was intended to help researchers learn about several new…
Lund Ingrid, Helgeland Anne, Kovac Velibor Bobo, October, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
When conducting research with children it is essential to consider not only the data, which have been produced as a result of the research, but also the research process itself. This article represents an attempt to contribute the accumulation of…
Brennan Margaret, September, 2016
Other
Peer Reviewed
Caring for infants is a significant cultural activity, yet the subjective nature of this work has received little attention in socioculturally informed infant pedagogies. This article presents an alternative way of conceptualising the subjective and…
Bleckman Johanna, Noble Justin, 18 August, 2016
Other
This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that describes the process of archiving data with Research Connections. Viewers will: (1) Discover the benefits of contributing your research data to the Research Connections data archive. (2)…
Roberts-Holmes Guy, Bradbury Alice, August, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
In this paper we attempt to critically 'make visible the flow and circulation of data' through analyzing the datafication of the early years education sector in England (children aged 2-5). The concept of datafication is used to understand the…
Cochenour Missy, Branscome Kenley, Staub Julie Cadwallader, Paterson Kathleen E., Adams Nick, Lapointe Dave, Squirrell Sarah, 22 June, 2016
Multimedia
This webinar discusses Vermont's early childhood integrated data system and features a tour of Vermont Insights, an online interactive site that allows users to access publicly available early childhood data to create tools, reports, and other…
Cochenour Missy, Branscome Kenley, Staub Julie Cadwallader, Paterson Kathleen E., Adams Nick, Lapointe Dave, Squirrell Sarah, 22 June, 2016
Other
This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that discusses Vermont's early childhood integrated data system and features a tour of Vermont Insights, an online interactive site that allows users to access publicly available early childhood…
vonBargen Nancy, Rudisill Shannon, Yandian Sharon E., Killins Sherri, Fuentes Yvette Sanchez, Ray Aisha, 10 June, 2016
Multimedia
This webinar discusses ways in which State, Territory, and Tribal leaders and program directors can use community assessment data to promote equity in early care and education programs and services. Case studies around transportation and workforce…