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Atkins-Burnett Sally, Tarullo Louisa B., Monahan Shannon, Hurwitz Felicia, Bruursema Timothy, Li Ann, Blesson Elizabeth, Cannon Judith, DeMond Ayesha, Heckler Anna, December, 2020
Reports & Papers
For a field test of WGT during fall 2018 to spring 2019, Q-CCIIT observations at baseline informed the selection of areas for growth in the caregivers’ practices. PD providers and caregivers could then select from an array of PD tools based on…
Atkins-Burnett Sally, Tarullo Louisa B., Monahan Shannon, Hurwitz Felicia, Bruursema Timothy, Li Ann, Blesson Elizabeth, Cannon Judith, DeMond Ayesha, Heckler Anna, December, 2020
Executive Summary
For a field test of WGT during fall 2018 to spring 2019, Q-CCIIT observations at baseline informed the selection of areas for growth in the caregivers’ practices. PD providers and caregivers could then select from an array of PD tools based on…
Monahan Shannon, Atkins-Burnett Sally, Wasik Barbara A., Akers Lauren, Hurwitz Felicia, Carta Judith J., November, 2016
Reports & Papers
In 2012, the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation at the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) engaged Mathematica Policy Research and its partners to conduct a project titled "Assessing Early Childhood Teachers' Use of Child…
Monahan Shannon, Atkins-Burnett Sally, Wasik Barbara A., Akers Lauren, Hurwitz Felicia, Carta Judith J., November, 2016
Executive Summary
In 2012, the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation at the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) engaged Mathematica Policy Research and its partners to conduct a project titled "Assessing Early Childhood Teachers' Use of Child…
Akers Lauren, Monahan Shannon, Atkins-Burnett Sally, Wasik Barbara A., Carta Judith J., Hurwitz Felicia, November, 2016
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief introduces the Examining Data Informing Teaching (EDIT) measure for researchers who seek to learn about preschool classroom teachers' use of ongoing assessment data to individualize instruction. In this brief, we discuss the EDIT's multi-…
Akers Lauren, Del Grosso Patricia, Snell Emily K., Atkins-Burnett Sally, Wasik Barbara A., Carta Judith J., Boller Kimberly, Monahan Shannon, 2016
Literature Review
Peer Reviewed
Ongoing child assessment is increasingly viewed as a tool for informing and individualizing instruction in early childhood, yet little is known about how ongoing child assessment is implemented at the classroom or the programmatic level. This…
Monahan Shannon, Thomas Jaime, Murphy Lauren, Paulsell Diane, December, 2015
Other
The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE), in partnership with the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, funded Mathematica Policy Research and its…
Monahan Shannon, Thomas Jaime, Paulsell Diane, Murphy Lauren, December, 2015
Literature Review
The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE), in partnership with the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, funded Mathematica Policy Research and its…
Monahan Shannon, Thomas Jaime, Paulsell Diane, Murphy Lauren, December, 2015
Executive Summary
The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE), in partnership with the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, funded Mathematica Policy Research and its…
Del Grosso Patricia, Jones Christopher, Paulsell Diane, Monahan Shannon, December, 2015
Other
Research is building about the effectiveness of preschool programs for preparing disadvantaged children for entry into kindergarten and beyond, yet less is known about effective program models to support infant and toddler early learning. Therefore…
Del Grosso Patricia, Jones Christopher, Paulsell Diane, Monahan Shannon, December, 2015
Executive Summary
Research is building about the effectiveness of preschool programs for preparing disadvantaged children for entry into kindergarten and beyond, yet less is known about effective program models to support infant and toddler early learning. Therefore…
Akers Lauren, Del Grosso Patricia, Atkins-Burnett Sally, Monahan Shannon, Boller Kimberly, Carta Judith J., Wasik Barbara A., June, 2015
Fact Sheets & Briefs
To learn more about the use of ongoing assessment in early education, the Office of Planning, Research & Evaluation funded a project in fall 2012 to explore how teachers use children's data to individualize instruction for each child. The…
Akers Lauren, Del Grosso Patricia, Atkins-Burnett Sally, Monahan Shannon, Boller Kimberly, Carta Judith J., Wasik Barbara A., June, 2015
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Recently, practitioners, researchers, and policymakers have placed greater emphasis on early childhood education (ECE) teachers' use of ongoing assessments to track children's progress and tailor instruction to each child's unique strengths, needs,…
Akers Lauren, Atkins-Burnett Sally, Monahan Shannon, Carta Judith J., Wasik Barbara A., Boller Kimberly, June, 2015
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This conceptual framework for curriculum-embedded approaches describes the steps teachers take when using ongoing assessment for individualization. Practitioners can use this conceptual framework to improve current ongoing assessment efforts, and…
Atkins-Burnett Sally, Monahan Shannon, Tarullo Louisa B., Xue Yange, Cavadel Elizabeth, Malone Lizabeth M., Akers Lauren, January, 2015
Reports & Papers
We used a four-phase approach to develop, operationalize, and refine the Q-CCIIT measure and collect data on its psychometric properties: an initial phase, comprising a literature review and the development of a measurement framework, and three data…