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Dickinson David K., 2006
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of the adequacy of widely used measures of child care and early education quality in view of the recent emphasis on school readiness, with an analysis of alternative tools to measure classroom quality
Rudasill Kathleen Moritz, Rimm-Kaufman Sara E., Justice Laura M., Pence Khara, 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study examining the extent to which preschool children's temperament (shyness) and language skills predict the quality of the student-teacher relationship
Gest Scott D., Holland-Coviello Rebecca, Welsh Janet A., Eicher-Catt Deborah L., Gill Sukhdeep, 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An observational study of Head Start teachers' child-directed talk during various classroom activities to examine the effects on young children's language development
Burchinal Margaret, Roberts Joanne E., Zeisel Susan A., Hennon Elizabeth A., Hooper Stephen, 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A longitudinal study of African American children followed from birth to third grade to investigate the effects of protective factors, including quality of home and child care environments, on their academic achievements, social competencies, and…
Roach Mary A., Kim Yae Bin, Riley David Allen, 2006
Other
Peer Reviewed
An investigation of whether 24 early care and education programs serving high numbers of children from low-income families maintained the quality levels of child care services they provided after public funding for these centers was significantly…
Barbarin Oscar, McCandies Terry T., Early Diane Marie, Clifford Richard M., Bryant Donna M., Burchinal Margaret, Howes Carollee, Pianta Robert C., 2006
Other
Peer Reviewed
A description of the meaning of program quality for a representative group of parents of children enrolled in public prekindergarten programs, with a comparison of educators? and families? concepts of quality
Einarsdottir Johanna, 2005
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of children's perceptions and opinions of their experiences at a playschool--an early education program for children under age 6--in Reykjavik, Iceland, using interviews, drawings, photographs, and a questionnaire
Cassidy Deborah J., Hestenes Linda L., Hansen Joanna K., Hegde Archana V., Shim Jonghee, Hestenes Stephen, 2005
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A proposal to define the constructs of structural and process quality and to examine, based on these new definitions, a commonly used measure of process quality, the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale-Revised (ECERS-R)
Pianta Robert C., Howes Carollee, Burchinal Margaret, Bryant Donna M., Clifford Richard M., Early Diane Marie, Barbarin Oscar, 2005
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An observational study of the extent to which features of programs, classrooms, and teachers contribute to quality and teacher-child interactions in a sample of 238 classrooms in 6 state-funded pre-kindergarten programs
Winsler Adam, Carlton Martha P., 2003
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An observational study of how preschool teachers working at a high quality preschool program interpreted child-centered instruction and how their interpretation affected children's daily activities and behavior
Fuller Bruce, Cohen Nancy E., Suzuki Sawako, Holloway Susan D., Bozzi Laurie, Burr Elizabeth, 2003
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the quality of child care centers in low income and working class communities, based on a survey of 170 directors in three California counties
Wilcox-Herzog Amanda, 2002
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study investigating any association between early childhood teachers' beliefs and actions within the classroom
NICHD Early Child Care Research Network, 2002
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A longitudinal study of the interaction between family risk factors and child care characteristics to determine their effect on behavior problems, prosocial behavior and language skills
Golbeck Susan L., 2001
Other
An anthology investigating three issues facing early childhood education and care: clarifying developmentally appropriate practices, age-appropriate curriculum design and development, and ensuring academic achievement while supporting socioemotional…
Burchinal Margaret, Caskie Grace I. L., 2001
Reports & Papers
A discussion of the controversies among professionals of the impact of early group care on young children?s development