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Pianta Robert C., Mashburn Andrew J., Downer Jason T., Hamre Bridget K., Justice Laura M., Q4 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Results from the first year of a 2-year study of the effects of personal consultations, provided through the internet, on teacher-child interactions in a randomly-assigned experimental group of 61 preschool classrooms in which the teachers received…
Rusby Julie, Smolkowski Keith, Marquez Brion, Taylor Ted K., Q4 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the effects of a video-based training program for child care workers on the behavior and social skills of children in the care of a 30 experimental and 33 control group family child care providers
Raver C. Cybele, Jones Stephanie M., Li-Grining Christine P., Metzger Molly, Champion Kina, Sardin Latriese, Q1 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A test of the impact of the mental health consultants provided to enhance Head Start teachers' classroom management skills as part of and Chicago School Readiness Project (CRSP)
Dickinson David K., Caswell Linda, Q2 2007
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An evaluation of the impact of the Literacy Environment Enrichment Program (LEEP), an in-service training course for Head Start teachers, on growth in measures of classroom support for literacy among a group of program participants, as compared to a…
Al Otaiba Stephanie, Clancy-Menchetti Jeanine, Schatschneider Christopher, 2006
Literature Review
Peer Reviewed
A review of methodological approaches to examining the effects of literacy professional development on teachers? instructional practices and students? reading outcomes
Jackson Barbara, Larzelere Robert E., St. Clair Lisa, Corr Marcia, Fichter Carol, Egertson Harriet, 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An evaluation of HeadsUp! Reading, a professional development literacy workshop series, and its effects on preschool children's emergent literacy skills, examining the impact on both native English-speaking and native Spanish-speaking children
Wood Elizabeth, Bennett Neville, 2000
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of how nine early childhood teachers changed their teaching practices and theories after being involved in a study analyzing their theories of play and how the theories relate to the teachers' classroom practices
Moss Peter, 2000
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparative analysis of early education and care staff training, using six countries (Denmark, France, New Zealand, Spain, Sweden, United States) as case studies to explore how training issues relate to the structure of center based child care
Rhodes Sinead, Hennessy Eilis, 2000
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of a 120-hour professional development training course designed to improve child care providers' sensitivity and an evaluation of the program's effect on preschool children's cognitive and social development
Taylor Andrew R., Dunster Lee, Pollard June, 1999
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of the obstacles involved in establishing successful training programs for family child care providers
Cassidy Deborah J., Hicks Susan A., Hall Alice H., Farran Dale Clark, Gray Jackie, 1998
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of North Carolina?s efforts to improve existing teacher-child ratios through a four-week intensive training program in child development and early childhood education for AmeriCorps volunteers and subsequent assignment as assistant teachers…
Horm-Wingerd Diane, Caruso David, Golas Julianna, 1997
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A journal article presenting the outcome evaluation of the first year of the New England Head Start Teaching Center, a participatory training program for Head Start staff
Fantuzzo John W., Childs Stephanie, Hampton Virginia, Ginsburg-Block Marika, Coolahan Kathleen Coyle, Debnam Darlena, 1997
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A randomized study evaluating a revised training model for Head Start teachers and parents designed to enhance parent involvement and parent and teacher effectiveness
Fantuzzo John W., Childs Stephanie, Stevenson Howard C., Coolahan Kathleen Coyle, Ginsburg-Block Marika, Gay Kristen, Watson Carolyn, 1996
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A randomized study examined the effectiveness of a new exemplar-based, collaborative training model for Head Start teachers and parents designed to improve the quality of staff training and parent involvement
Kontos Susan, Howes Carollee, Galinsky Ellen, 1996
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An article on the characteristics of family child care providers who seek training and the effects of training on child care quality.