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Buzhardt Joseph F., Greenwood Charles R., Walker Dale, Jia Fan, Schnitz Alana G., Higgins Susan, Montagna Debra, Muehe Christine, September, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Programs serving infants and toddlers are expected to use child data to inform decisions about intervention services; however, few tools exist to support these efforts. The Making Online Decisions (MOD) system is an adaptive intervention that guides…
Irvin Dwight W., Crutchfield Stephen A., Greenwood Charles R., Kearns William D., Buzhardt Joseph F., June, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Children's movement is an important issue in child development and outcome in early childhood research, intervention, and practice. Digital sensor technologies offer improvements in naturalistic movement measurement and analysis. We conducted…
Greenwood Charles R., Beecher Constance, Atwater Jane, Petersen Sarah, Schiefelbusch Jean, Irvin Dwight W., February, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A gap exists in the information needed to make intervention decisions with preschool children who are unresponsive to instructional intervention. Multi-Tiered System of Supports/Response to Intervention (MTSS/RTI) progress monitoring is helpful in…
Greenwood Charles R., Abbott Mary, Beecher Constance, Atwater Jane, Petersen Sarah, May, 2017
Reports & Papers
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Increasingly, prekindergarten programs with literacy outcome goals are seeking to implement evidence-based practices to improve results. Such efforts require instructional intervention strategies to engage children as well as strategies to support…
Mayfield Wayne A., Neth Paula, Carta Judith J., Greenwood Charles R., Olson Dean, Brandt Jenny, Guerrero Gabriela, March, 2017
Reports & Papers
Given that research shows early care and education (ECE) programs can have an important impact on children's school readiness and later success in life, the Kansas City Early Education Funders Collaborative commissioned a landscape survey to better…
Mayfield Wayne A., Neth Paula, Carta Judith J., Greenwood Charles R., Olson Dean, Brandt Jenny, Guerrero Gabriela, Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, Kansas City Early Education Funders Collaborative, March, 2017
Executive Summary
Given that research shows early care and education (ECE) programs can have an important impact on children's school readiness and later success in life, the Kansas City Early Education Funders Collaborative commissioned a landscape survey to better…
Goldstein Howard, Olszewski Arnold, Haring Christa, Greenwood Charles R., McCune Luke, Carta Judith J., Atwater Jane, Guerrero Gabriela, Schneider Naomi Jean Bell, McCarthy Tanya, Kelley Elizabeth S., January, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Purpose: Children who do not develop early literacy skills, especially phonological awareness (PA) and alphabet knowledge, prior to kindergarten are at risk for reading difficulties. We investigated a supplemental curriculum with children…
Mayfield Wayne A., Olson Dean, Greenwood Charles R., Carta Judith J., Brandt Jenny, Guerrero Gabriela, Neth Paula, December, 2016
Reports & Papers
Given that research shows early care and learning programs can have an important impact on children's school readiness and later success in life, the Kansas City Early Education Funders Collaborative commissioned a landscape survey to better…
Mayfield Wayne A., Olson Dean, Greenwood Charles R., Carta Judith J., Brandt Jenny, Guerrero Gabriela, Neth Paula, December, 2016
Executive Summary
Given that research shows early care and learning programs can have an important impact on children's school readiness and later success in life, the Kansas City Early Education Funders Collaborative commissioned a landscape survey to better…
Goldstein Howard, Kelley Elizabeth S., Greenwood Charles R., McCune Luke, Carta Judith J., Atwater Jane, Guerrero Gabriela, McCarthy Tanya, Schneider Naomi Jean Bell, Spencer Trina D., June, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Purpose: We investigated a small-group intervention designed to teach vocabulary and comprehension skills to preschoolers who were at risk for language and reading disabilities. These language skills are important and reliable predictors of later…
Greenwood Charles R., Carta Judith J., Kelley Elizabeth S., Guerrero Gabriela, Kong Na Young, Atwater Jane, Goldstein Howard, June, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
In 2013, Spencer, Goldstein, Sherman, et al. reported the promising effects of a supplemental, technology-assisted, storybook intervention (Tier 2) containing embedded instruction targeting the oral language learning of preschool children at risk…
Olson Dean, Greenwood Charles R., Carta Judith J., Brandt Jenny, Guerrero Gabriela, Neth Paula, Mayfield Wayne A., 01 October, 2015
Reports & Papers
Given that research shows early care and learning programs can have an important impact on children's school readiness and later success in life, the Kansas City Pre-K Collaborative commissioned a landscape survey to better understand the existing…
Olson Dean, Greenwood Charles R., Carta Judith J., Brandt Jenny, Guerrero Gabriela, Neth Paula, Mayfield Wayne A., 01 October, 2015
Executive Summary
Given that research shows early care and learning programs can have an important impact on children's school readiness and later success in life, the Kansas City Pre-K Collaborative commissioned a landscape survey to better understand the existing…
Carta Judith J., Greenwood Charles R., Atwater Jane, McConnell Scott R., Goldstein Howard, Kaminski Ruth A., December, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Response to Intervention (RTI) or Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) is beginning to be implemented in preschool programs to improve outcomes and to reduce the need for special education services. The proportions of children in programs…
Greenwood Charles R., Buzhardt Joseph F., Walker Dale, McCune Luke, Howard Waylon, Q4 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The Early Communication Indicator (ECI) is a measure for universal screening, intervention decision-making, progress monitoring for infants and toddlers needing higher levels of support, and program accountability. In the context of the ECI's long-…