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The Carolina Abecedarian Project: An educational experiment concerning human malleability
Ramey, Craig T., 1987
In J.J. Gallagher (Ed.), The malleability of children (pp. 127-139). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co.

A review of the experimental early education program, Carolina Abecedarian Project, which focuses on the intellectual development of at-risk preschool children

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Comparing universal and targeted prekindergarten programs
Dotterer, Aryn M., 2009
In R.C. Pianta & C. Howes (Eds.), The promise of pre-k (pp. 65-76). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes

A comparison of classroom characteristics and preschooler achievement outcomes in universal and targeted pre-k programs based on a sample of over 400 children in over 800 classrooms

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Designing effective curricula and teacher professional development for early childhood mathematics and science
Kinzie, Mable B., 2012
In C. Howes, B. Hamre & R. Pianta (Eds), Effective early childhood professional development: Improving teacher practice and child outcomes (pp. 31-59). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes

A study of the effects of additional workshops and web-based supports on the science and math activities of 26 prekindergarten teachers implementing the MyTeachingPartner Math and Science (MTP-M/S) curriculum

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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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Implementation of Getting Ready: A relationship-focused intervention to support parent engagement, birth to 5
Knoche, Lisa, 2013
In T. Halle, A. Metz, & I. Martinez-Beck (Eds.), Applying implementation science in early childhood programs and systems (pp. 117-137). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes

A description of Getting Ready, a parent engagement intervention in Head Start and Early Head Start programs, and a discussion of findings from a study of the initial implementation of Getting Ready, based on professional development activity feedback, observational home visit data, and a review of family communication documents

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Improving preschool education with curriculum enhancements and professional development: The Head Start REDI intervention model
Domitrovich, Celene E., 2012
In C. Howes, B. Hamre & R. Pianta (Eds), Effective early childhood professional development: Improving teacher practice and child outcomes (pp. 61-87). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes

A study of the effects of the Head Start REDI intervention on both the quality of the teaching of 88 teachers and the social, emotional, language, and literacy development of the 356 children in their Head Start classrooms

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Innovative methodologies to explore implementation: Whole-part-whole--Construct validity, measurement, and analytical issues for intervention fidelity assessment in education research
Hulleman, Chris S., 2013
In T. Halle, A. Metz, & I. Martinez-Beck (Eds.), Applying implementation science in early childhood programs and systems (pp. 65-93). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes

A presentation of a model for assessing intervention fidelity, and an application of the model to an evaluation of a school-based intervention, based on teacher report measures and classroom observations

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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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One child, two languages: A guide for preschool educators of children learning English as a second language
Tabors, Patton O., 1997
Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes Publishing

A book describing preschoolers' second-language acquisition and recommending teaching practices to facilitate this process.

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An overview of prekindergarten policy in the United States: Program governance, eligibility, standards and finance
Barnett, W. Steven, 2009
In R.C. Pianta & C. Howes (Eds.), The promise of pre-k (pp. 3-30). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes

An overview state-funded Pre-K programs with particular attention to enrollment, funding, and program standards and policies

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Research evidence about program dosage and student achievement: Effective public prekindergarten programs in Maryland and Louisiana
Ramey, Craig T., 2009
In R.C. Pianta & C. Howes (Eds.), The promise of pre-k (pp. 79-105). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes

An overview of key findings of the impacts of public preekindergarten on transition to school and school readiness in Louisiana and full day and half day state-prekindergarten on children's literacy development in Maryland during the 2000s

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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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Studying the culture of quality early education and care: A cumulative approach to measuring characteristics of the workforce and relations to quality in four Midwestern states
Raikes, Helen, 2006
In M. Zaslow & I. Martinez-Beck (Eds.), Critical issues in early childhood professional development (pp. 111-136). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co.

A study of the relation between child care provider characteristics, summed up in an Asset Index for Child Care Providers, and child care quality in four Midwestern states

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Using coaching-based professional development to improve Head Start teachers' support of children's oral language skills
Powell, Douglas R., 2012
In C. Howes, B. Hamre & R. Pianta (Eds), Effective early childhood professional development: Improving teacher practice and child outcomes (pp. 13-29). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes

A study of the effects of a teacher coaching intervention on children's vocabulary and language scores, based on data from a randomized controlled trial involving 34 Head Start classrooms

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