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Kim Jinseok, Fram Maryah Stella, Q1 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An analysis of data collected from thousands of parents rating the importance of seven factors in the selection of child care arrangements: location, cost, reliability, learning activities, spending time with other children, operation hours, and…
Lim Chih-Ing, Maxwell Kelly, Boone Harriet A., Q1 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the association between the amount of diversity coursework/practica in early childhood teacher preparation programs and the diversity of the area in which the program is located, the governance and type of program, the presence of non-…
Upshur Carole C., Wenz-Gross Melodie, Reed George, Q1 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the effect of Together For Kids, an intervention in which a Child Development Advisor (CDA) consultant provides program-, family-, and child-focused mental health services at a child care center, on the rate of behavior problems, based on…
Fleck Bethany, Chavajay Pablo, Q1 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of the amount and types of physical contact experienced by young children in preschool and kindergarten, based on observations of 29 children and 14 teachers at a university-affiliated child care center/kindergarten in a New Hampshire…
Ostrov Jamie M., Massetti Greta M., Stauffacher Kirstin, Godleski Stephanie A., Hart Katie C., Karch Kathryn M., Mullins Adam D., Ries Emily E., Q1 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the effect of the Early Childhood Friendship Project intervention on relational aggression, based on data collected in nine classrooms using the intervention and nine control-group classrooms at prekingergartens serving low income urban…
Ewing Allison R., Taylor Angela R., Q1 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the influence of child gender, child ethnicity, and teacher-child ethnic match on the association between teacher-child relationship quality and children?s behavioral competence, based on data collected from several hundred white and…
de Schipper Elles J., Riksen-Walraven J. Marianne, Geurts Sabine A.E., de Weerth Carolina, Q1 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationship between cortisol levels in the saliva of child care workers as a measure of stress and the quality of their caregiving behavior, based on data collected from 221 female child care workers from the southern and central…
Pianta Robert C., Mashburn Andrew J., Downer Jason T., Hamre Bridget K., Justice Laura M., Q4 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Results from the first year of a 2-year study of the effects of personal consultations, provided through the internet, on teacher-child interactions in a randomly-assigned experimental group of 61 preschool classrooms in which the teachers received…
Campbell Frances A., Wasik Barbara H., Pungello Elizabeth Puhn, Burchinal Margaret, Barbarin Oscar, Kainz Kirsten, Sparling Joseph, Ramey Craig T., Q4 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A longitudinal study of the educational, vocational, health, and social outcomes of participants in the Carolina Approach to Responsive Education (Project CARE) preschool program, and a comparison of their outcomes with those of participants in the…
Diamond Karen E., Gerde Hope K., Powell Douglas R., Q4 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the association between name-writing abilities and abilities to understand letters and initial sounds among a population of 236 children from 35 Head Start classrooms
Hindman Annemarie H., Wasik Barbara A., Q4 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the literacy instruction-related beliefs of 28 Head Start teachers, an examination of the congruence of their beliefs with evidence-based best practices, and a study of the associations between the teachers' beliefs and their levels of…
Rusby Julie, Smolkowski Keith, Marquez Brion, Taylor Ted K., Q4 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the effects of a video-based training program for child care workers on the behavior and social skills of children in the care of a 30 experimental and 33 control group family child care providers
Tucker Patricia, Q4 2008
Literature Review
Peer Reviewed
A review of research from seven countries on the physical activity of children ages 2-6, including a discussion of the role of child care in the promotion of recommended levels of physical activity
Hynes Kathryn, Habasevich-Brooks Tara, Q4 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of patterns in the levels of child care quality experienced by young children in out-of-home care, and a study of the associations between these patterns and family demographic and socioeconomic characteristics, based on data collected in a…
Fram Maryah Stella, Kim Jinseok, Q4 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the initial type of care chosen and the age of first entry into child care in several ethnic groups