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Shewark Elizabeth A., Zinsser Katherine M., Denham Susanne A., December, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Background Well-managed, emotionally positive preschool classrooms promote academic and social success (Mashburn et al. in Child Dev 79(3):732–749. https ://doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-8624.2008.01154 .x, 2008). Therefore, learning standards and…
Alamos Pilar, Williford Amanda P., LoCasale-Crouch Jennifer, December, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The development of a warm and supportive relationship with their teacher is protective for preschool children, and particularly beneficial for children who display early disruptive behaviors. Banking Time is a dyadic, short-term intervention to…
Mohamed Ahmed Hassan Hemdan, December, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The purpose of this study was to examine whether gender would moderate the association between teacher-child relationship and children's social skills in a sample of preschool children. Classroom teachers (N = 32) rated the quality of the teacher-…
Jeon Lieny, Kwon Kyong-Ah, Choi Ji Young, November, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Approximately 7 million 0- to 5-year-old children attend family child care, which is a non-parental, paid care provided in a child care provider's home in the U.S. Despite the importance of family child care providers' role in supporting young…
Choi Ji Young, Horm Diane M., Jeon Shinyoung, October, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Background Continuity of care (CoC) is a widely endorsed theory-based practice in center-based early childhood programs. Despite its widespread endorsement, however, there are few empirical studies of CoC or children's actual experience of care…
Kleppe Rasmus, October, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Despite increased interest in children's risk-taking in play, little is known of this aspect considering children under three years. Therefore, this study aimed to investigate the concept of scaffolding to potentially describe patterns in staff-…
Bergnehr Disa, Cekaite Asta, September, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The present study examines adult-child touch and its functions in a Swedish preschool (for 1 to 5-year-old children). The data are naturalistic observations and video-recorded data of everyday preschool activities. The study describes the frequently…
Smidt Wilfried K., Lehrl Simone, August, 2018
Other
Peer Reviewed
A special issue of the journal Research Papers in Education, focusing on several aspects of teacher-child interactions in early childhood education and care settings
Smidt Wilfried K., Lehrl Simone, August, 2018
Other
Peer Reviewed
This editorial serves as an introduction to a special issue of the journal Research Papers in Education, focusing on several aspects of teacher-child interactions in early childhood education and care settings.
Anundson Katherine, Sisson Susan B., Anderson Michael P., Horm Diane M., Soto Jill, Hoffman Leah, August, 2018
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Young children should consume a variety of nutrient-dense foods to support growth, while limiting added fat and sugar. A majority of children between the ages of 3 and 5 years attend child care in the United States, which makes this environment and…
Stanhope Kaitlyn K., Bettermann Erika, Stevenson Elizabeth C. H., Julius Samantha D., Kafi Anusheh, Kay Christi, Gazmararian Julie A., August/September 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Background: This article describes the process and intermediate outcomes from a program implemented in 65 Early Care and Education (ECE) centers serving low-income families throughout Georgia during the 2014–2017 school years. Methods: The…
Reid Jeanne L., Kagan Sharon Lynn, Melvin Samantha A., Healey Bridget F., Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, August 1 2018
Other

This document includes data tables related to the report "Building a Unified System for Universal Pre-K in New York City: The Implementation of Pre-K for All by Setting and Auspice."

Reid Jeanne L., Kagan Sharon Lynn, Melvin Samantha A., Healey Bridget F., Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, August 1 2018
Reports & Papers

The aim of the study is to assess the implementation of the PKA initiative as it varies by UPK program setting (schools vs. NYCEECs) and auspice (DOE-UPK, Child Care, and/or Head Start), as well as by the resource level of the neighborhoods in…

Reid Jeanne L., Kagan Sharon Lynn, Melvin Samantha A., Healey Bridget F., Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, August 1 2018
Other

This document includes survey and interview responses related to the report "Building a Unified System for Universal Pre-K in New York City: The Implementation of Pre-K for All by Setting and Auspice."

Lokken Ingrid M., Bjornestad Elisabeth, Broekhuizen Martine L., Moser Thomas, 16 July, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between two structural factors of quality: organisation form (stable groups versus flexible groups) and staff-child ratio, in relation to interaction quality in toddler groups in…