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Bassok Daphna, Markowitz Anna J., Player Daniel, Zagardo Michelle, January, 2017
Reports & Papers
High quality early childhood education (ECE) programs can lead to substantial benefits for children, however many children are not attending programs of sufficient quality to yield meaningful developmental gains. To address this problem, states have…
Barnard-Brak Lucy, Nuner Joyce, Sulak Tracey N., Davis Tonya, December, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
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,…
Teszenyi Eleonora, Hevey Denise, November/December 2015
Reports & Papers
Hungary has experienced significant political, economic, demographic and social changes since the end of Soviet domination in the 1990s. The gradual move towards liberal democracy has been accompanied by growing emphasis on individualism, choice and…
Barros Sílvia, Leal Teresa, June, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The main goal of this study was to examine parents' and teachers' perceptions of quality in early childhood education for toddlers in Portugal. A total of 110 parents and 110 teachers participated in the study, rating the importance of specific…
Mereoiu Mariana, Bland Carol, Dobbins Nicole, Niemeyer Judith A., Spring 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Early childhood programs serve increasing numbers of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and their families. While many programs have made significant progress in providing educational services responsive to the needs of children with ASD…
Rentzou Konstantina, December, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Early childhood education and care is a multifaceted institution. Based on children's age, a number of different settings operate, which have usually two distinct aims. Kindergartens provide mainly education whereas day care centres provide care.…
Koops Lisa Huisman, December, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A case study of parents' experiences of building a community of learners in an early childhood music class using the Music Play Zone--an online social networking site, their perceptions of the benefits of participation in the online community, the…
Payne Stephanie C., Cook Allison L., Diaz Ismael, June, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Building on Hobfoll's (1989, 2001) conservation of resources theory, we posit childcare is an essential resource to working parents. In addition to previously demonstrated childcare satisfaction (CCS) dimensions, we propose and demonstrate empirical…
Al-Omari Aieman A., Ihmeideh Fathi, Al-Dababneh Khouloud A., January 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of parental and caregiver perceptions of and satisfaction with infant and toddler care quality in Jordan, based on a survey of 45 child caregivers and 120 parents
Taylor Crystal, Lehmann Christine, Hightower A. Dirk, MacGowan, III Andrew, Van Wagner Genemarie, Brugger Lauri, January, 2011
Other
Results for measures used in the thirteenth year of an assessment of quality, parental satisfaction, and child outcomes in early childhood programs in Rochester, New York, based on parent surveys and observations of children and their classrooms
Taylor Crystal, Lehmann Christine, Weber Melissa Reynolds, Hightower A. Dirk, MacGowan, III Andrew, Van Wagner Genemarie, Brugger Lauri, October 2010
Reports & Papers
Findings from the thirteenth year of an assessment of the quality, parental satisfaction, and the outcomes of children in early childhood programs in Rochester, New York, based on parent surveys observations of children and their classrooms
Taylor Crystal, Lehmann Christine, Weber Melissa Reynolds, Hightower A. Dirk, MacGowan, III Andrew, Van Wagner Genemarie, Brugger Lauri, October 2010
Executive Summary
A summary of findings from the thirteenth year of an assessment of the quality, parental satisfaction, and the outcomes of children in early childhood programs in Rochester, New York, based on parent surveys observations of children and their…
New Brunswick Child Care Coalition, 2010
Reports & Papers
Findings from an exploration of mothers' experiences of the social and economic implications of child care arrangements in New Brunswick, Canada
Ceglowski Deborah A., Shears Jeffrey, Furman Richard, January, 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A case study of the experiences of a single American middle-income father in his search for and continued use of child care for his son, based on quarterly interviews between 2000 and 2002
Hixson-Somanchi Stephanie LaRae, 2010
Reports & Papers
A study of the decisions, experiences and feelings of working mothers about their use of on-site child care, based on interview transcriptions of 24 participants from four organizations in different industries