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Advancing the measurement of quality for early childhood programs that support early language and literacy development
Neuman, Susan B., 2011
In M. Zaslow, I. Martinez-Beck, K. Tout, & T. Halle (Eds.), Quality measurement in early childhood settings (pp. 51-76). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes

A review of assessment tools for the measurement of the quality of children's language and literacy development in center-based and family child care settings

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Aligning measures of quality with professional development goals and goals for children's development
Pianta, Robert C., 2011
In M. Zaslow, I. Martinez-Beck, K. Tout, & T. Halle (Eds.), Quality measurement in early childhood settings (pp. 297-315). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes

Arguments for the improvement of the quality of early childhood education and care through the alignment of measurable professional development goals for educators with developmental goals for children

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Beyond classroom-based measures for preschoolers: Addressing the gaps in measures for home-based care and care for infants and toddlers
Sandstrom, Heather, 2011
In M. Zaslow, I. Martinez-Beck, K. Tout, & T. Halle (Eds.), Quality measurement in early childhood settings (pp. 317-343). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes

A discussion of appropriateness of indicators in the assessment of quality in family child care settings, based on recommendations from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and the National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC)

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Considering statewide professional development systems
Tout, Kathryn, 2013
In T. Halle, A. Metz, & I. Martinez-Beck (Eds.), Applying implementation science in early childhood programs and systems (pp. 243-267). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes

A discussion of vision and action frameworks to support statewide professional development systems for early care and education and school-age care practitioners

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Data-driven decision making in preparation for large-scale quality rating system implementation
Thornburg, Kathy R., 2011
In M. Zaslow, I. Martinez-Beck, K. Tout, & T. Halle (Eds.), Quality measurement in early childhood settings (pp. 363-388). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes

An account of the development and implementation of a quality rating and improvement system (QRIS) and its implementation procedures, based on information from Missouri's experiences with the development of a QRIS

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Defining and measuring quality in early childhood practices that promote dual language learners' development and learning
Castro, Dina C., 2011
In M. Zaslow, I. Martinez-Beck, K. Tout, & T. Halle (Eds.), Quality measurement in early childhood settings (pp. 257-280). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes

A discussion of elements of high quality early childhood education and care programs for dual language learners (DLLs), and an exploration of available quality measurement tools for the assessment of programs and practices to promote learning of DLLs

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Differing purposes for measuring quality in early childhood settings: Aligning purpose with procedures
Zaslow, Martha, 2011
In M. Zaslow, I. Martinez-Beck, K. Tout, & T. Halle (Eds.), Quality measurement in early childhood settings (pp. 389-410). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes

A discussion of the need to tailor quality assessments to address specific needs, including learning support, the identification of special needs children, program evaluation and monitoring, and high-stakes accountability standards

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Empirical approaches to strengthening the measurement of quality: Issues in the development and use of quality measures in research and applied settings
Bryant, Donna M., 2011
In M. Zaslow, I. Martinez-Beck, K. Tout, & T. Halle (Eds.), Quality measurement in early childhood settings (pp. 33-47). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes

A discussion of obstacles to the development and improvement of tools to assess and measure quality in early childhood education and care programs

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Ending with a beginning: Key themes and next steps
Zaslow, Martha, 2011
In M. Zaslow, I. Martinez-Beck, K. Tout, & T. Halle (Eds.), Quality measurement in early childhood settings (pp. 411-417). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes

A summary of arguments for the improvement of the measure of early childhood education and care quality

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Evaluating implementation of quality rating and improvement systems
Paulsell, Diane, 2013
In T. Halle, A. Metz, & I. Martinez-Beck (Eds.), Applying implementation science in early childhood programs and systems (pp. 269-293). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes

A discussion of early care and education quality rating and improvement systems (QRIS), and an application of implementation science and systems theory to QRIS design, monitoring, and implementation

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Family-sensitive caregiving: A key component of quality in early care and education arrangements
Bromer, Juliet, 2011
In M. Zaslow, I. Martinez-Beck, K. Tout, & T. Halle (Eds.), Quality measurement in early childhood settings (pp. 161-190). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes

A presentation of a model for the assessment of early childhood education and care providers' attitudes towards, knowledge about, and practices with families with young children

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How well do our measures of quality predict child outcomes?: A meta-analysis and coordinated analysis of data from large-scale studies of early childhood settings
Burchinal, Margaret, 2011
In M. Zaslow, I. Martinez-Beck, K. Tout, & T. Halle (Eds.), Quality measurement in early childhood settings (pp. 11-31). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes

An examination of the accuracy of quality assessments in the prediction of child outcomes, based on secondary analyses of 25 studies on the relation of child care environment to children's outcomes

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Introduction: Why strengthening the measurement of quality in early childhood settings has taken on new importance
Martinez-Beck, Ivelisse, 2011
In M. Zaslow, I. Martinez-Beck, K. Tout, & T. Halle (Eds.), Quality measurement in early childhood settings (pp. xviii-xxiii). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes

An overview of arguments for the improvement of the measures of early childhood education and care quality

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Measuring and rating quality: A state perspective on the demands for quality measurement in a policy context
Swenson-Klatt, Deborah L., 2011
In M. Zaslow, I. Martinez-Beck, K. Tout, & T. Halle (Eds.), Quality measurement in early childhood settings (pp. 347-362). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes

An account of the implementation of a quality rating and improvement system (QRIS) for early childhood education and care programs in Minnesota, including information on quality goals, implementation challenges, and recommendations for improvement

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Measuring culturally responsive early care and education
Shrivers, Eva Marie, 2011
In M. Zaslow, I. Martinez-Beck, K. Tout, & T. Halle (Eds.), Quality measurement in early childhood settings (pp. 191-225). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes

A proposal of a framework for the service delivery and quality assessment of cultural responsiveness in early childhood education and care settings, including recommendations for the improvement of measurement strategies and a discussion of the role of cultural responsive care in children's school readiness

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Measuring health-related aspects of quality in early childhood settings
Hegland, Susan M., 2011
In M. Zaslow, I. Martinez-Beck, K. Tout, & T. Halle (Eds.), Quality measurement in early childhood settings (pp. 135-160). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes

An overview of research on the relationship between children's health status and their development, and a proposal of indicators to measure the health-related components of early childhood education and care settings

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Measuring the quality of early childhood math and science curricula and teaching
Brenneman, Kimberly, 2011
In M. Zaslow, I. Martinez-Beck, K. Tout, & T. Halle (Eds.), Quality measurement in early childhood settings (pp. 77-103). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes

An examination of the strengths and weaknesses of current quality measures of early childhood mathematics and science curricula, and recommendations for the development and improvement of these measures

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Measuring quality of ECE programs for children with disabilities
Spiker, Donna, 2011
In M. Zaslow, I. Martinez-Beck, K. Tout, & T. Halle (Eds.), Quality measurement in early childhood settings (pp. 229-256). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes

A discussion of the assessment of program quality in general early childhood education (GECE) and Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) programs for children with disabilities

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Measuring the quality of environmental supports for young children's social and emotional competence
Hyson, Marilou, 2011
In M. Zaslow, I. Martinez-Beck, K. Tout, & T. Halle (Eds.), Quality measurement in early childhood settings (pp. 105-134). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes

An inventory of current measures of environmental supports for social and emotional competence (ESSEC) in child care and early education programs, and a recommendation of measurable indicators of the quality of ESSEC for children in early childhood programs

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Quality measurement in early childhood settings
Zaslow, Martha, 2011
Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes

A collection of reports and discussions on the measurement of quality in early childhood settings

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Setting the context for a discussion of quality measures: The demographic landscape of early care and education
Halle, Tamara, 2011
In M. Zaslow, I. Martinez-Beck, K. Tout, & T. Halle (Eds.), Quality measurement in early childhood settings (pp. 3-10). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes

A demographic profile of participation in early childhood education and care in the United States, including information of types of settings for special child populations and children who participate in multiple child care and early education arrangements

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The whole child, the whole setting: Toward integrated measures of quality
Bouffard, Suzanne, 2011
In M. Zaslow, I. Martinez-Beck, K. Tout, & T. Halle (Eds.), Quality measurement in early childhood settings (pp. 281-295). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes

A discussion of the importance of early childhood quality measures to assess simultaneously the children and the child care environment, including indicators of children's development, process quality, and social dynamics

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