Wisconsin early childhood system assessment report
Magnuson, Katherine A., July, 2010
Madison: Wisconsin, Governor's Early Childhood Advisory Council.
An assessment of the components of the early childhood system in Wisconsin, including early care and education, mental health and socioemotional development, parenting education, family support, and safe and healthy families, based on a review of 111 reports and documents
Comprehensive evidence-based social-emotional curricula for young children: An analysis of efficacious adoption potential
Joseph, Gail E., 2003
Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 23(2), 62-73
A literature review describing the efficacy of eight comprehensive social–emotional curricula for children under 6 years of age
An updated and annotated summary of evidence: A compendium to: With our best future in mind
Pascal, Charles E., June, 2009
Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Queen's Printer for Ontario.
A research review identifying evidence-based principles to aid in the design of a comprehensive plan for a full-day early learning system for four- and five-year-old children in Ontario
Preparing the ground for partnership: Exploring quality assurance for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander child care: A literature review and background paper
Priest, Kathryn, 2005
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Australia, Department of Family and Community Services.
An exploration of the viability of developing the framework for indigenous quality assurance (QA) for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander child care in Australia, two groups that are exempt from Australia’s broader QA child care system
Children's story retelling as a literacy and language enhancement strategy
Dunst, Carl J., 2012
(CELLreviews Vol. 5, No. 2). Asheville, NC: Orelena Hawks Puckett Institute, Center for Early Literacy Learning.
A synthesis of 11 research studies on the relationship of the characteristics and conditions of children's story retelling to their story-related comprehension and expressive vocabulary
A critical meta-analysis of all evaluations of state-funded preschool from 1977 to 1988: Implications for policy, service delivery and program evaluation
Gilliam, Walter S., 2000
Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 15(4), 441-473
A meta-analysis of 13 evaluations of state-funded preschool programs
Why early care and education deserves as much attention, or more, than prekindergarten alone
Morrissey, Taryn, 2007
Applied Developmental Science, 11(2), 57-70
A review of the literature examining the effects of a comprehensive approach to early care and education policy on the regional economy, the work-life balance of parents, and the development of children
Effective literacy teaching for English-language learners
Shanahan, Timothy, 2006
In D. August & T. Shanahan (Eds.), Developing literacy in second-language learners: Report of the National Literacy Panel on Language-Minority Children and Youth (pp. 415-488). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
A review of evaluations of instructional practices for English-language learners using either a comprehensive approach to literacy development or a targeted approach to develop specific emergent literacy skills
Environmental factors affecting preschoolers' motor development
Venetsanou, Fotini, January 2010
Early Childhood Education Journal, 37(4), 319-327
A review of research on environmental factors that influence preschoolers'
motor development from 34 articles published later than 1975
The influence of child care health consultants in promoting children's health and well-being: A report on selected resources
United States. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, August, 2006
Newton, MA: Education Development Center, Healthy Child Care Consultant Network Support Center.
A synthesis of research describing the delivery and impact of health consultation services to child care and early education programs
Condition of children birth to age five and status of early childhood services in California: Synthesis of recent research
American Institutes for Research, August, 2012
Sacramento: California, Child Development Division.
An overview of the characteristics and risk factors of children from birth to age 5 in California, and an examination of the status of early learning and care services in California, based on a synthesis of 81 recent research and policy analyses
Benefits of early childhood interventions across the world: (Under) Investing in the very young
Nores, Milagros, 2009
Economics of Education Review,
A review of the international (non-U.S.) evidence on the benefits of early childhood interventions in the area of cognition, behavior, health, and schooling, with a total of 38 contrasts of 30 interventions in 23 countries with a focus on studies applying a quasi-experimental or random assignment design
The evidence base for mental health consultation in early childhood settings: A research synthesis addressing children's behavioral outcomes
Perry, Deborah F., November 2010
Early Education and Development, 21(6), 795-824
A review of the impact of early childhood mental health consultation on the reduction of problem behaviors and the improvement of social skills in young children through changes in the classroom environment and teacher practices, based on a meta-analysis of 14 studies
Setting the stage for a Youth Development Associate credential
Dennehy, Julie, 2006
Houston, TX: Cornerstones For Kids.
A review of efforts to create a professional credential for workers in out-of-school time child care programs
Recognition and Response: An early intervening system for young children at-risk for learning disabilities: Research synthesis and recommendations
Coleman, Mary Ruth, 2006
Chapel Hill, NC: FPG Child Development Institute.
A review of research on the Response to Intervention (RTI) model for school-age children at risk for learning disabilities used to inform the development of the Recognition and Response early intervention system for preschool-age children
Literature review: Governance of integrated early care and learning systems
Findlay, Tammy, June, 2010
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada: Coalition of Child Care Advocates of British Columbia.
An overview of approaches to early care and learning system governance in New Jersey, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, Venezuela, and Reggio Emilia, Italy
A review of the literature on home-based child care: Implications for future directions: Final
United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, January 15, 2010
Washington, DC: U.S. Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation.
An exploration of the use of family and informal child care initiatives to improve children's development and families' outcomes, based on a review of over 135 research articles on past and present family child care interventions