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Kunemund Rachel L., Nemer McCullough Shannon, Williams Chelsea D., Miller Chantelle C., Sutherland Kevin S., Conroy Maureen A., Granger Kristen L., November, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The far-reaching impacts of the teacher-child relationship, including academic achievement and social/behavioral adjustment, have been well-documented. At the same time, literature also suggests that teacher perceptions of teacher-child…
Yamashiro Amy, McLaughlin John, October, 2020
Other
This report presents a five-year trend of children under age six who are experiencing homelessness at the national level, in the 50 States, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. It uses data collected from 2013-14 to 2017-18 by the…
Brotherson Sean E., Saxena Divya, Lammers Shea, Bushaw Kimberly, September, 2020
Reports & Papers
Collaboration among the State of North Dakota, NDSU Extension and the North Dakota Parent Education Network made this project and study possible. The goal of this project, which was undertaken to fulfill objectives associated with the Preschool…
Brotherson Sean E., Saxena Divya, Lammers Shea, Bushaw Kimberly, September, 2020
Executive Summary
Among its multiple priorities, the Preschool Development Grant Birth to Five that was awarded by the federal government to the state of North Dakota incorporated attentiveness to issues associated with transitions for young children and their…
National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition & Language Instruction Educational Programs, Manhattan Strategy Group, June, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs

This practice brief draws upon recent evidence-based instructional recommendations regarding dual language learners (DLL) and English learners (ELs). The research-based recommendations provided in this brief will support educators in their…

Orizaba Lorena, Gorman Brenda K., Fiestas Christine E., Bingham Gary E., Terry Nicole Patton, April, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine narrative language samples of Spanish-speaking preschoolers to analyze changes in microstructural and macrostructural skills in their first language (L1) from fall to spring, relationships between…
Brotherson Sean E., Saxena Divya, Lammers Shea, Bushaw Kimberly, April, 2020
Reports & Papers
North Dakota State University, Extension led efforts to expand understanding and opportunities for family engagement (Goal 3.10). This report presents findings based on three focus groups across the state, as well as a parent feedback survey…
Brotherson Sean E., Saxena Divya, Lammers Shea, Bushaw Kimberly, April, 2020
Executive Summary
North Dakota State University, Extension led efforts to expand understanding and opportunities for family engagement (Goal 3.10). This report summary presents findings based on three focus groups across the state, as well as a parent feedback survey…
Barnes Erica Marie, Grifenhagen Jill F., Dickinson David K., March, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
In this study we sought to identify profiles of talk during Head Start preschool mealtime conversations involving teachers and students. Videos of 44 Head Start classrooms' lunch interactions were analyzed for the ratio of teacher–child talk and…
Yamashiro Amy, McLaughlin John, February, 2020
Other
This report updates ED's annual Early Childhood Homelessness State Profiles and provides a snapshot of early childhood data available for children who are experiencing homelessness in each state, plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. It…
Cohen Marjorie, Therriault Susan, Scala Jenny, Lavinson Rebecca, Brand Betsy, September, 2019
Other
In this brief, we discuss how to leverage afterschool time for preparing students for a career by employing a work-based learning developmental continuum for K-12 education and providing examples of afterschool programs at each developmental stage.…
Cummings Katrina P., Swindell Jami, September, 2019
Other
Peer Reviewed
Recently, the Division for Early Childhood (2016) released a position statement on child maltreatment that highlights the need for effective supports for children who experience trauma and their families. To address this need, this article…
Greenberg Erica, Spievack Natalie, Rosenboom Victoria, Bogle Mary, Katz Michael, Luetmer Grace, Kuhns Catherine, August, 2019
Executive Summary
The OKFutures needs assessment is the first of five activities to be completed under the Oklahoma PDG B5 grant. It leverages multiple methods and data sources to identify common themes and key findings. It provides the rationale for a future five-…
Yamashiro Amy, McLaughlin John, June, 2019
Other
This 2019 report updates ED's annual Early Childhood Homelessness State Profiles and provides a snapshot of early childhood data available for children who are experiencing homelessness in each state, plus the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.…
Early Diane Marie, Maxwell Kelly, Blasberg Amy, Miranda Brenda, Hall Nadia S. Orfali, Bingham Gary E., Mason Rihana S., Li Weilin, Bultinck Erin, Gebhart Tracy, May, 2019
Reports & Papers
This report examines the relationship between star ratings and independent observations of program quality, children's development over the school year, and work climate. This report uses child assessment, observation, and questionnaire data…