Assessing the evidence of effectiveness of home visiting program models implemented in tribal communities: Final report
United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, February 04, 2011
Washington, DC: U.S. Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation.
A review of research on the effectiveness of home visiting programs for pregnant women or families with children from birth to age 5 in tribal communities or with samples that included substantial proportions of American Indian and Alaska Native participants
Background review of existing literature on coaching: Final report
Aikens, Nikki, 07 July, 2011
Los Angeles: First 5 LA.
A review of research on coaching as an early childhood professional development tool and classroom, provider, and child outcomes associated with coaching
The characteristics and effectiveness of feedback interventions applied in early childhood settings
Casey, Amy M., August, 2011
Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 31(2), 68-77
A compilation of the results of studies on the use of teacher feedback professional development programs in 11 early education settings and 8 elementary level classrooms
Childcare and health: A review of using linked national registers
Kamper-Jorgensen, Mads, July, 2011
Scandinavian Journal of Public Health, 39(7), 126-130
A review of studies using the Childcare Database dataset to explore the association between child care attendance and the incidence of disease in a population of over 1 million young children in Denmark
Developing a provincial early childhood learning strategy: Literature review
Newfoundland and Labrador. Early Childhood Learning Division, September, 2011
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada: Newfoundland and Labrador, Early Childhood Learning Division.
A review of research on the relationship of early childhoood learning opportunities to child development
Effectiveness of embedded instruction in early childhood special education: A literature review
Rakap, Salih, March 2011
European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 19(1), 79-96
A review of 16 research studies that measured the outcomes of special needs children in inclusive early childhood education settings that use the embedded instruction naturalistic approach to teaching and learning
Enhancing learning of children from diverse language backgrounds: Mother tongue-based bilingual or multilingual education in the early years
Ball, Jessica, 2011
Paris: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation.
A review of research and program reports on mother tongue-based bilingual and multilingual instruction in early childhood programs
Family-provider relationships: A multidisciplinary review of high quality practices and associations with family, child, and provider outcomes
United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, October, 2011
(Issue Brief OPRE 2011-26a). Washington, DC: U.S. Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation.
A review of research to identify high-quality practices in family-provider relationships and explore the relationship of these practices to child, family, and provider outcomes
Grandparents providing child care: Briefing paper
Statham, June, November, 2011
London: Childhood Wellbeing Research Centre.
A review of research on grandparent child care, with a focus on the United Kingdom, including type and hours of grandparent child care provided and its relationship to child and adult outcomes
Healthy eating in early years settings: A review of current national to local guidance for North West England
Bristow, Katie, June 2011
Public Health Nutrition, 14(6), 1008-1016
A qualitative review of the recommendations found in 7 published studies related to the promotion of healthy eating habits in early years settings and a review of related guidelines set by several levels of governments in the countries of the United Kingdom
The impact of daycare programs on child health, nutrition and development in developing countries: A systematic review
Leroy, Jef L., September, 2011
(Systematic Review 007). New Delhi, India: International Initiative for Impact Evaluation.
A review of research from developing countries on the impact of preschool programs on child health, nutrition, and development, as well as an examination of demand for programs and of pathways through which programs may influence child development, based on a systematic search for experimental and quasi-experimental studies published after 1980 with controls for self-selection of program participation
Informal child care: Choice or chance?: A literature review
Rutter, Jill, 2011
London: Daycare Trust.
A review of research on informal child care in the United Kingdom, including patterns of and factors that influence use, parent and child views of informal child care, parental informal child care decisionmaking, characteristics of providers, and outcomes of informal child care
Interventions for the prevention of overweight and obesity in preschool children: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials
Monasta, Lorenzo, May, 2011
Obesity Reviews, 12(5), e107-e118
A review of research on randomized controlled interventions for the prevention of overweight and obesity in children under 5-years-old
A meta-analysis of classroom-wide interventions to build social skills: Do they work?
January, Alicia M., June, 2011
School Psychology Review, 40(2), 242-256
A meta-analysis of research on classroom-wide interventions for the improvement of social skills, based on data from 28 peer-reviewed journal articles published between 1981 and 2007
Nursery rhymes and the early communication, language, and literacy development of young children with disabilities
Dunst, Carl J., 2011
(CELLreviews Vol. 4, No. 3). Morganton, NC: Orelena Hawks Puckett Institute, Center for Early Literacy Learning.
A synthesis of 13 research studies on the relationship between the nursery rhyme knowledge and experiences and the early literacy, language, and communication development of young children with disabilities
Quality early childhood education for under-two-year-olds: What should it look like?: A literature review
Dalli, Carmen, 2011
Wellington, New Zealand: New Zealand, Ministry of Education.
A review of research on the characteristics of high-quality child care and early education services for children under 2 years old, the quality of those services in New Zealand, and the capacity of child care and early education to improve the outcomes for at risk children under 2 years old
Quality in family, friend, and neighbor child care settings
Susman-Stillman, Amy R., May 2011
New York: Child Care & Early Education Research Connections
A review of research on issues related to the quality of family, friend, and neighbor (FFN) child care, including structural and process quality in FFN child care settings, parental perceptions of FFN care, and the relationship between FFN care and child outcomes
Quality of Caregiver-Child Interaction for Infants and Toddlers (Q-CCIIT): A review of the literature
United States. Administration for Children and Families. Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, August, 2011
(OPRE 2011-25). Washington, DC: U.S. Administration for Children and Families, Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation.
A review of research to identify measures of adult-child interactions in infancy and toddlerhood and measures of child care setting quality and interactions related to infants and toddlers
Relationship between young children's nursery rhyme experiences and knowledge and phonological and print-related abilities
Dunst, Carl J., 2011
(CELLreviews Vol. 4, No. 1). Morganton, NC: Orelena Hawks Puckett Institute, Center for Early Literacy Learning.
A synthesis of 12 research studies on the relationship between young children's nursery rhyme knowledge, experiences, and awareness and their early literacy skills
Role of children's interests in early literacy and language development
Dunst, Carl J., 2011
(CELLreviews Vol. 4, No. 5). Morganton, NC: Orelena Hawks Puckett Institute, Center for Early Literacy Learning.
A synthesis of 31 research studies on the relationship between children's personal and situational interests and their early literacy and language development
A shared early childhood development research agenda: Key research gaps 2010-2015
Harrison, Linda, 04 March, 2011
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia: Australia, Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations.
A review of research on early childhood development in Australia, with a focus on early childhood education and care, to identfy gaps in research evidence on early childhood developmental needs
Strategies for reducing inequalities and improving developmental outcomes for young children in low-income and middle-income countries
Engle, Patrice L., October 8-14, 2011
The Lancet, 378(9799), 1339-1353
A review of the English- and Spanish-language research on the influence of 42 preschool improvement, cash transfer, educational media, and parenting interventions on a wide variety of child and economic outcomes for children in multiple developing countries
To read or not to read: A meta-analysis of print exposure from infancy to early adulthood
Mol, Suzanne E., March, 2011
Psychological Bulletin, 137(2), 267-296
An examination of the association between print exposure during leisure time reading and acquisition of reading skills across various ages and educational levels, based on a series of meta-analyses on 99 studies, published between 1990 and 2009, that focused on leisure time reading of preschoolers and kindergartners, children attending first through twelfth grade, and college and university students
What role can child-care settings play in obesity prevention?: A review of the evidence and call for research efforts
Larson, Nicole, September, 2011
Journal of the American Dietetic Association, 111(9), 1343-1362
A review of literature published January 2000 through July 2010 on practices and policies on healthy eating and physical activity in center- and home-based child care environments in the United States
A working paper: New information about school readiness
Cross, Alice F., March 2011
Bloomington: Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, Early Childhood Center.
A review of recent research on issues related to school readiness, including its definition, the importance school readiness to academic success, school readiness skills associated with academic success, and implications for early educators