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Hadley Fay, June, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This article outlines phase one of a research study conducted in four early childhood settings in Sydney, Australia with culturally and linguistically diverse families and early childhood degree-qualified teachers. This phase found that parents and…
Baker Claire E., April, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Home literacy involvement (e.g., shared book reading) has been linked to enhanced cognitive development and school readiness during early childhood. Furthermore, precursory reading and math skills are key predictors of high school achievement. This…
Banerjee Rashida, Luckner John L., January-March 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The increase in numbers of children and families who are culturally and linguistically diverse served in early intervention and early childhood special education requires greater awareness and use of family-centered and culturally responsive…
Cheatham Gregory A., Ostrosky Michaelene, April-June 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Parent-teacher communication and partnerships are important in children's early years. This study compared goal setting, conducted in English, during Head Start parent-teacher conferences with native Spanish speaking, Latino bilingual, and native…
Plata-Potter Sandra Ixa, August, 2012
Reports & Papers
Latino preschoolers' vulnerability to deficiencies in school readiness skills (e.g., alphabet knowledge, letter sounds, print awareness) is well-documented. The purpose of this three-phase, explanatory sequential mixed methods study was to examine…
Tan Shin Yee, July, 2011
Other
Peer Reviewed
An account of an implementation of The Bridge, a series of discussion groups to familiarize Chinese-speaking immigrant parents with the features and benefits of American preschools
Plata-Potter Sandra Ixa, Knoche Lisa, 2010
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The primary objective of the proposed study is to better understand how the engagement of Latino parents in a Head Start emergent literacy project evolves into tangible home literacy practices and how these contribute to their child's literacy…
Walsh Bridget A., August 2009
Reports & Papers
An examination of the effect of eliciting and noneliciting questions during shared storybook reading on children's expressive and receptive knowledge of target words and on two measures of vocabulary with 45 children enrolled in monolingual Head…
Hooks Laura McDonald, Routledge (Firm), April 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the mock parent-teacher conference with an English Language Learner as a tool to prepare preservice early education teachers for conferences with parents who speak English as a second language, based on a population of 44 preservice…
Bessie Tartt Wilson Children's Foundation, 2008
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of a study of challenges to accessing child care for families with limited English proficiency
United States. Government Accountability Office, 2006
Reports & Papers
A study examining access to, participation in, and efforts to assist with child care for families with limited English proficiency, based on analysis of national data sets, focus groups with parents, state and county site visits, and interviews with…
United States. Government Accountability Office, 2006
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Highlights of a study examining access to, participation in, and efforts to assist with child care for families with limited English proficiency, based on analysis of national data sets, focus groups with parents, state and county site visits, and…
Rodriguez Linda, 2002
Reports & Papers
An analysis of second grade reading achievement scores of Spanish and English norm-referenced tests between children who participated in a Montessori bilingual program and those that attended a traditional bilingual program
Early Head Start National Resource Center (Washington, D.C.), 2001
Other
An exploration of challenges in encountered in the delivery of Early Head Start services to culturally and linguistically diverse families