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Greenberg Mark T., Domitrovich Celene E., Ocak Karabay Sakire, Arda Tuncdemir Tugce B., Gest Scott D., January, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The aim of study was to examine the effectiveness of PATHS program on children's and teachers' behaviors by evaluating perceptions of children and teachers in regard to their relationships with each other. The sample included 129 children (5-6 aged…
Gill Sukhdeep, Nathans Laura L., Seidel Amber J., Greenberg Mark T., May, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study examined the quality of start-up planning of two Early Head Start (EHS) agencies and its association with staff satisfaction, burnout, and turnover a year after program implementation. Respondents (N = 65) completed interviews and surveys…
Greenberg Mark T., Abenavoli Rachel, January-March 2017
Other
Peer Reviewed
In this article we seek to promote a deeper understanding of the value of universal intervention research in education as well as other fields and to call for greater interdisciplinary learning and discourse. Our goal is to deepen the conversation…
Shah Harshini K., Domitrovich Celene E., Morgan Nicole R., Moore Julia E., Cooper Brittany Rhoades, Jacobson Linda, Greenberg Mark T., Q3 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study extends previous work conducted with a sample of primarily low-income children attending an enhanced, publicly funded preschool program and assesses the effect of preschool dosage (i.e., receiving one or two years of preschool) on…
Bierman Karen L., Greenberg Mark T., Abenavoli Rachel, May, 2017
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief summarizes what is known about effective preschool social-emotional learning (SEL) programs and practices based on high-quality, rigorous research studies that utilized randomized controlled designs. These studies demonstrate that…
Bierman Karen L., Greenberg Mark T., Abenavoli Rachel, May, 2017
Executive Summary
This brief summarizes what is known about effective preschool social-emotional learning (SEL) programs and practices based on high-quality, rigorous research studies that utilized randomized controlled designs. These studies demonstrate that…
Moore Julia E., Cooper Brittany Rhoades, Domitrovich Celene E., Morgan Nicole R., Cleveland Michael, Shah Harshini K., Jacobson Linda, Greenberg Mark T., Q3 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Social and emotional skills facilitate school readiness, yet evaluations of preschool programs typically focus on the cognitive benefits of early education and rarely examine the impact of preschool on "non-cognitive" outcomes. This study used…
Jones Damon, Greenberg Mark T., Crowley D. Max, November, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Objectives. We examined whether kindergarten teachers' ratings of children's prosocial skills, an indicator of noncognitive ability at school entry, predict key adolescent and adult outcomes. Our goal was to determine unique associations over and…
Cooper Brittany Rhoades, Moore Julia E., Powers C.J., Cleveland Michael, Greenberg Mark T., November, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Researchers and policymakers emphasize that early childhood is a critical developmental stage with the potential to impact academic and social-emotional outcomes (G. Conti & J. J. Heckman, 2012; J. J. Heckman, 2012; R. Murnane, I. Sawhill,…
Burchinal Margaret, Vernon-Feagans Lynne, Vitiello Virginia E., Greenberg Mark T., The Family Life Project Key Investigators, Q1 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study examined whether a minimum level of preschool quality (threshold) is needed in order for a relationship to exist between preschool quality and children's academic, behavioral, and working memory in a sample of children from low-wealth…
Bierman Karen L., Sanford DeRousie Rebecca M., Heinrichs Brenda S., Domitrovich Celene E., Greenberg Mark T., Gill Sukhdeep, November, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Research Findings: Recent research has validated the power of evidence-based preschool interventions to improve teaching quality and promote child school readiness when implemented in the context of research trials. However, very rarely are follow-…
Domitrovich Celene E., Morgan Nicole R., Moore Julia E., Cooper Brittany Rhoades, Shah Harshini K., Jacobson Linda, Greenberg Mark T., Q4 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Research on the effects of preschool dosage on children's early academic functioning has been limited despite the substantial policy implications of such work. The present study adds to a growing literature on this topic by examining how the number…
Raver C. Cybele, Domitrovich Celene E., Greenberg Mark T., Morris Pamela A., Mattera Shira K., 2012
Instruments
Willoughby Michael T., Blair Clancy, Wirth R. J., Greenberg Mark T., The Family Life Project Investigators, March, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the psychometric properties and the criterion validity of a newly developed battery of executive function tasks for use in early childhood, based on data from a prospective longitudinal study of 1,009 families oversampled from low-…
Nelson Keith E., Welsh Janet A., Vance Trup Elisabeth M., Greenberg Mark T., May, 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Prevalence of delayed language vs. normative language was examined in impoverished preschool children. On the basis of vocabulary, syntax comprehension, and syntax expression, 336 4-year-olds attending Head Start preschools in the US were assigned…