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Ewing Allison R., Taylor Angela R., Q1 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the influence of child gender, child ethnicity, and teacher-child ethnic match on the association between teacher-child relationship quality and children?s behavioral competence, based on data collected from several hundred white and…
de Schipper Elles J., Riksen-Walraven J. Marianne, Geurts Sabine A.E., de Weerth Carolina, Q1 2009
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A study of the relationship between cortisol levels in the saliva of child care workers as a measure of stress and the quality of their caregiving behavior, based on data collected from 221 female child care workers from the southern and central…
Hindman Annemarie H., Wasik Barbara A., Q4 2008
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A study of the literacy instruction-related beliefs of 28 Head Start teachers, an examination of the congruence of their beliefs with evidence-based best practices, and a study of the associations between the teachers' beliefs and their levels of…
Hynes Kathryn, Habasevich-Brooks Tara, Q4 2008
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A study of patterns in the levels of child care quality experienced by young children in out-of-home care, and a study of the associations between these patterns and family demographic and socioeconomic characteristics, based on data collected in a…
Peterson Shira May, French Lucia, Q3 2008
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Peer Reviewed
A study of explanatory dialog between teachers and children during science activities in two Head Start classrooms using the ScienceStart! curriculum
Neuman Susan B., Koh Serene, Dwyer Julie, Q2 2008
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An account of the design and field-testing of an instrument for measuring the quality of the language and literacy environment in home-based child care settings
Deynoot-Schaub Mirjam J.J.M. Gevers, Riksen-Walraven J. Marianne, April 2008
Reports & Papers
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A study of changes in the quality of interactions between children and their caregivers at a child care center and between children and their parents at home, based on data collected from a sample of 70 infants and toddlers at 15 months and 23…
Powell Douglas R., Burchinal Margaret, File Nancy, Kontos Susan, Q1 2008
Reports & Papers
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An analysis of child engagement in the activities of preschool classrooms featuring different sized groups, the presence or absence of teachers during free play, and the different styles of talk used by teachers, in 12 classrooms in a large urban…

Albers Esther M., Riksen-Walraven J. Marianne, de Weerth Carolina, December 2007
Reports & Papers
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A study of the sensitivity and cooperation exhibited by child care workers, and a study of the relationship between infant negative emotionality and the quality of caregiver interaction, based on recordings of interactions between caregivers and 64…
Kryzer Erin M., Kovan Nikki, Phillips Deborah A., Domagall Lindsey A., Gunnar Megan R., Q4 2007
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A comparison of the effects of supportive and structured care on child functioning in mixed-age family child care settings (toddlers and preschoolers) in a representative sample of one child from each of 112 licensed family child care settings in…
Sosinsky Laura Stout, Lord Heather, Zigler Edward F., September-December 2007
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A quantitative comparison of child care center quality in the for profit and nonprofit sectors, and in the independent, chain, religious, and non-religious subsectors, using data from National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Study of…
McCartney Kathleen, Dearing Eric, Taylor Beck A., Bub Kristen L., September-December 2007
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A longitudinal analysis of the effects of high-quality child care on the cognitive and language outcomes and the home environments of children in low-income families participating in the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Study…
Gerber Emily, Whitebook Marcy, Weinstein Rhona S., Q3 2007
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the correlation between characteristics of early childhood teachers and settings and teacher sensitivity in 43 child care centers in Northern California
Vernon-Feagans Lynne, Hurley Megan M., Yont Kristine M., Womboldt Patricia M., Kolak Amy, March-April 2007
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A longitudinal study examining the relations among child care quality and young children's experience with otitis media as related to preschool children's language development
Currie Janet, Neidell Matthew, February 2007
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A study of the correlation between student outcomes and per capita Head Start spending during years of attendance, using data from the 1979 National Longitudinal Survey of Youth (NLSY) and Head Start administrative reports