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Tucker Patricia, Q4 2008
Literature Review
Peer Reviewed
A review of research from seven countries on the physical activity of children ages 2-6, including a discussion of the role of child care in the promotion of recommended levels of physical activity
Howes Carollee, Burchinal Margaret, Pianta Robert C., Bryant Donna M., Early Diane Marie, Clifford Richard M., Barbarin Oscar, February, 2008
Reports & Papers
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An evaluation of the effects of program structural and process quality, materials, effective teaching, and teacher-child relationships on academic and social skills outcomes in a sample of 2800 children from state-funded pre-kindergarten programs in…
Sarnecka Barbara W., Kamenskaya Valentina G., Yamana Yuko, Ogura Tamiko, Yudovina Yulia B., September 2007
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of whether singular/plural marking in a language helps children learn the meanings of the words "one," "two," and "three," in Russian, English, and Japanese
Kholowa Foster, Rose Pauline, July 2007
Reports & Papers
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An analysis of the international policy agenda on the role of preschool as a poverty reduction tool, and its implications for national policy intentions in Malawi, using evidence from a case study of four rural preschools in poor and mainly agrarian…
Clarke-Stewart K. Alison, Lee Young, Allhusen Virginia D., Soon Kim Myoung, McDowell David J., 2006
Reports & Papers
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An observational study comparing American and Korean preschool teachers' use of developmentally appropriate practices and the effects of classroom practices on their relationships with their students
Montie Jeanne, Xiang Zongping, Schweinhart Lawrence J., 2006
Reports & Papers
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A longitudinal, cross-national study of the effects of preschool experiences on children's cognitive and language development at age seven
McMullen Mary Benson, Elicker James, Wang Jianhong, Erdiller Zeynep, Lee Sun-Mi, Lin Chia-Hui, Sun Ping-Yun, 2005
Reports & Papers
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A cross-national comparison of the beliefs and practices of caregivers and early childhood educators towards early childhood education and care, based on a survey of 1,066 caregivers in the United States, China, Taiwan, Korea, and Turkey
Cryer Debby, Tietze Wolfgang, Wessels Holger, 2002
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of how American parents perceive their children's early child care and education programs as compared with German parents' perceptions of their country's system
Kamerman Sheila B., 2000
Other
Peer Reviewed
An overview and historical analysis of the major early education and care policies and programs in OECD countries (Australia, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway,…
Moss Peter, 2000
Reports & Papers
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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
Gormley, Jr. William T., 2000
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparative analysis of early education and care regulatory systems in France, Germany, Sweden, and the United States designed to help increase understanding of regulatory practices, innovations, and issues from a cross-national perspective
Myers Robert G., 2000
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparative analysis of how early care and education in Mexico, Sweden, and the United States is funded, examining where funding comes from and how much is being spent
Cryer Debby, Tietze Wolfgang, Burchinal Margaret, Leal Teresa, Palacios Jesus, 1999
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the effects of structural characteristics (wages, classrooms, centers, regions) on child care and early education quality in Germany, Portugal, Spain and the United States
Tietze Wolfgang, Cryer Debby, Bairrao Joachim, Palacios Jesus, Wetzel Gottfried, 1996
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A process quality analysis and comparison of child care facilities in Austria, Germany, Portugal, Spain and the United States