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Fan Xumei, Linder Sandra M., D'Amico Leigh Kale, White Kelley Mayer, Pawloski Tammy, 2021
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

The impact of children’s health, wellbeing, and family environment on their learning and development is evident. Identifying the needs of children and their families is the first step to effectively developing and implementing programs that…

Moore Kristin Anderson, Paschall Katherine W., Pina Gabriel, Anderson Samantha, April, 2020
Reports & Papers

Because families are the first nurturers and educators of their children, it is helpful for policymakers and other stakeholders to understand how family characteristics, the activities in which families engage, and their neighborhood…

McCoy Kelsey, Hansen David J., 2019
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

Overall, the proposed study seeks to identify whether the presence and number of familial risk factors predict rates of change in social and emotional skills over the program year and how classroom characteristics may act to buffer or enhance…

Poppe Julie, Watamura Sarah, 27 April, 2017
Multimedia
This webinar examines research concerning the impact of early life stress and toxic stress to the critical development of young children's brains. It considers infant and parent neurobiologic change, along with policy opportunities to support…
Poppe Julie, Watamura Sarah, 27 April, 2017
Other
This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that examines research concerning the impact of early life stress and toxic stress to the critical development of young children's brains. It considers infant and parent neurobiologic change, along…
Ferretti Larissa K., Bub Kristen L., January, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Research Findings: Using data from 3,250 participants in the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Birth Cohort, we used structural equation modeling to investigate whether family routines (e.g., bedtime routine, reading routine) established in…
Foster Tricia D., Froyen Laura C., Skibbe Lori E., Bowles Ryan P., Decker Kalli B., November, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The home learning environment (HLE) that children experience early on is highly predictive of their later academic competencies; however, the bulk of this work is operationalized from mothers' perspectives. This study investigates the HLE provided…
Lee Hye Jung, Kim Jihyun, October, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The objective of this study is to examine the structural relationships among variables that predict the mathematical ability of young children, namely young children's mathematical attitude, exposure to private mathematical learning, mothers' view…
Merz Emily C., Landry Susan H., Zucker Tricia A., Barnes Marcia A., Assel Michael A., Taylor Heather B., Lonigan Christopher J., Phillips Beth M., Clancy-Menchetti Jeanine, Eisenberg Nancy, Spinrad Tracy L., Valiente Carlos, De Villiers Jill G., School Readiness Research Consortium, September/October 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study examined longitudinal associations between specific parenting factors and delay inhibition in socioeconomically disadvantaged preschoolers. At Time 1, parents and 2- to 4-year-old children (mean age =3.21 years; N=247) participated in a…
McWayne Christine M., Melzi Gigliana, Limlingan Maria Cristina, Schick Adina R., July, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
For the 5 million low-income Latino children in the United States who are disproportionately impacted by the numerous risk factors associated with poverty, it is essential to identify proximal protective factors that mitigate these risks and bolster…
Matarma Tanja, Koski Pasi, Loyttyniemi Eliisa, Lagstrom Hanna, March, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Background and Objectives. Early childhood screen time seems to persist into later childhood. This study examined the factors affecting the screen time change during the first two years of toddler's lives in Finland. We hypothesized that parents'…
Howe Nina, Adrien Emmanuelle, Della Porta Sandra, Peccia Stephanie, Recchia Holly E., Osana Helena P., Ross Hildy S., March/April 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Sibling-directed teaching of mathematical topics during naturalistic home interactions was investigated in 39 middle-class sibling dyads at two time points. At time 1 (T1), siblings were 2 and 4 years of age, and at time 2 (T2), siblings were 4 and…
Powell Douglas R., Schmitt Sara A., 2016
Other
A growing corpus of empirical and theoretical literature offers useful points of departure for the preparation of teachers on approaches to working with families of young children. In this chapter, we summarize key information on the contributions…
Gennetian Lisa A., Darling Matthew, Aber J. Lawrence, 2016
Other
Peer Reviewed

This manuscript broadly describes the potential application of behavioral insights--particularly behavioral economics--to early childhood interventions (broadly construed as parent-targeted initiatives designed to support and improve early…

Pivnick Lilla, Samiei Shahin, Sell Marie, Imig Doug, 22 October, 2014
Reports & Papers
Last fall, we asked parents of incoming kindergarteners to tell us about their family routines. Parents were asked how often they engaged in different types of routines with their pre-schoolers, like getting ready in the morning, getting ready for…