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North Carolina State University. Natural Learning Initiative, National Wildlife Federation. Early Childhood Health Outdoors, September, 2020
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While the immediate and long-term benefits of time outside in child care settings are clear, the large majority of child care facilities are not designed and managed to support long durations of outside time to engage young children and their…
North Carolina State University. Natural Learning Initiative, 2019
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This research brief presents multiple benefits of outdoor learning environment (OLE) naturalization for preschool children.
Daugherty Lindsay, Dossani Rafiq, Johnson Erin-Elizabeth, Wright Cameron, 2014
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To realize the potential benefits of technology use in early childhood education (ECE), providers, families of young children, and young children themselves must have access to an adequate technology infrastructure--an infrastructure that allows…
Daugherty Lindsay, Dossani Rafiq, Johnson Erin-Elizabeth, Wright Cameron, 2014
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We propose that achieving a better understanding of how to integrate technology into ECE requires answering five key questions: 1. What are the goals for technology use in ECE? 2. How do we define developmentally appropriate technology use in ECE? 3…
Low Income Investment Fund, February, 2010
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A discussion of public-private child care facilities development and financing efforts in New York City
Ritchie Sharon, Crawford Gisele M., Clifford Richard M., 2009
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An overview of the role that the physical school environment can play in supporting positive relationships among staff, children, and families
CAYL Institute, 2008
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A discussion of the role of transportation policies and logistics in the provision of universal prekindergarten (UPK) in Massachusetts
Sussman Carl, Gillman Amy R., April, 2007
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A summary of an examination of issues related to child care facilities, with policy recommendations for addressing barriers to improving the supply and quality of child care facilities
Sussman Carl, Gillman Amy R., 2007
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A summary of an examination of issues related to child care facilities, with policy recommendations for addressing barriers to improving the supply and quality of child care facilities
Tolman Joel, Pittman Karen, Yohalem Nicole, Thomases Jean, Trammel Ming, 2002
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A review of the physical infrastructure of cities to support children and youth during out-of-school hours
Flynn Margaret, Kershaw Amy, 2000
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A strategy brief describing ways to finance facility improvement for after school programs, including: accessing school construction dollars, using grants and donations, accessing low-cost debt, engaging partners to jointly develop improvement…
Washington Valora, n.d.
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An investigation of the need for a comprehensive system of transportation for children in early childhood, preschool, and prekindergarten programs in Massachusetts, including recommendations for the design and implementation of such a system
Sprachman Susan, Moiduddin Emily M., Atkins-Burnett Sally, n.d.
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Funded by First 5 LA, Los Angeles Universal Preschool (LAUP) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide access to high quality preschool education for the children of Los Angeles County. Both First 5 LA and LAUP sponsor activities aimed…