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Pontier Ryan W., Boruchowski Ivian Destro, Olivo Lergia I., 2020
Literature Review
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The population of students learning and using more than one language in the United States has more than doubled in the past 30 years. This is especially true in early childhood, which makes it crucial that educators of young emergent bilingual…
Anderson Jim, Anderson Ann, Sadiq Assadullah, March/April 2017
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In this article, we review the literature on the impact of family literacy programmes on young children's language and literacy learning. After defining family literacy, we present a brief historical overview of family literacy programmes, including…
Westerveld Marleen F., Trembath David, Shellshear Leanne, Paynter Jessica, May, 2016
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A wealth of research has been conducted into emergent literacy (i.e., precursors to formal reading) skills and development in typically developing (TD) children. However, despite research suggesting children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are…
Gottfried Michael A., Kim Hui Yon, October, 2015
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The U.S. is witnessing two major trends in its rising cohorts of young children preparing to start school: an increase in the utilization of formal (e.g., center-based) childcare options in the year before starting kindergarten and an increase in…
Drigas Athanasios, Kokkalia Georgia, Lytras Miltiadis D., October, 2015
Literature Review
Recent development in the role of education in pre-school children includes the use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). ICT nowadays is considered as a tool that can foster the knowledge and the collaborative co-learning for this…
Capps Randy, Koball Heather, Campetella Andrea, Perreira Krista Marlyn, Hooker Sarah, Pedroza Juan M., September, 2015
Literature Review
This report reviews the literature on the impacts of parental deportation on children, and on their needs for health and social services. (author abstract)
Macy Marisa G., Bagnato Stephen J., Macy Robert S., Salaway Jennifer, April-June 2015
Literature Review
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Conventional tests and testing procedures are used predominately to determine eligibility for early intervention and early childhood special education programs and services. Such traditional tests must have critical attributes to ensure accurate and…
Fleury Veronica P., Thompson Julie L., Wong Connie S., January, 2015
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Due to difficulties associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), many children with ASD will require additional support to actively participate in classroom activities. Therefore, it is important that professionals who work with young children…
Halle Tamara, Whittaker Jessica E. Vick, Zepeda Marlene, Rothenberg Laura, Anderson Rachel, Daneri M. Paula, Wessel Julia, Buysse Virginia, Q4 2014
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This review describes the state of existing knowledge with regard to dual language learners' (DLLs) social-emotional development birth to age 5. The review focuses on several widely recognized dimensions of children's social-emotional development:…
Peisner-Feinberg Ellen S., Buysse Virginia, Fuligni Allison Sidle, Burchinal Margaret, Espinosa Linda M., Halle Tamara, Castro Dina Carmela, Q4 2014
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As the number of young dual language learners (DLLs) in early care and education (ECE) programs is increasing, it is critical to examine how well measures of the quality of practices in these settings reflect the needs of the diverse groups of…
Hammer Carol Scheffner, Hoff Erika, Uchikoshi Yuuko, Gillanders Cristina, Castro Dina Carmela, Sandilos Lia E., Q4 2014
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The number of children living in the United States who are learning two languages is increasing greatly. However, relatively little research has been conducted on the language and literacy development of dual language learners (DLLs), particularly…
Buysse Virginia, Peisner-Feinberg Ellen S., Paez Mariela M., Hammer Carol Scheffner, Knowles Meagan, Q4 2014
Literature Review
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This article describes the results of a comprehensive review of the research literature from 2000 to 2011 evaluating the effects of early care and education practices on the developmental outcomes of dual language learners (DLLs) from birth through…
Centre for Education Statistics and Evaluation, August, 2014
Literature Review
The Review of NSW Government Funding for Early Childhood Education, undertaken by Professor Deborah Brennan, recommended a review of the Department of Education and Communities' funding arrangements for preschool-age children with a disability or an…
Lewis Kandia, Ginsburg-Block Marika, 2014
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The purpose of this literature review was to identify effective early childhood literacy and language programs that were developed for Dual Language Learners (DLLs), and their families, or could be adapted for this population. A search of ERIC and…
What Works Clearinghouse (Institute of Education Sciences), February, 2013
Literature Review
A review of research on the impact of social skills training, which involves practices to promote positive interactions among children, on the cognition and on the socioemotional development and behavior of preschool children with disabilities,…