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Nievar, M. Angela; Moske, Amanda Kay; Johnson, Deborah Jean; Chen, Qi – Early Education and Development, 2014
Research Findings: This study investigates the effect of the early home environment on self-regulation in preschoolers, and how self-regulation relates to later school achievement, while taking into account family resources. Participants were part of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development's Study of Early Child Care and Youth…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Family Environment, Self Control, Preschool Children
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Elicker, James; Wen, Xiaoli; Kwon, Kyong-Ah; Sprague, Jill B. – Early Education and Development, 2013
Research Findings: Interpersonal relationships among staff caregivers, parents, and children have been recommended as essential aspects of early childhood intervention. This study explored the associations of these relationships with program outcomes for children and parents in 3 Early Head Start programs. A total of 71 children (8-35 months,…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Youth, Preschool Education, Caregiver Child Relationship, Parent Background
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Castro-Schilo, Laura; Widaman, Keith F.; Grimm, Kevin J. – Structural Equation Modeling: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2013
In 1959, Campbell and Fiske introduced the use of multitrait-multimethod (MTMM) matrices in psychology, and for the past 4 decades confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) has commonly been used to analyze MTMM data. However, researchers do not always fit CFA models when MTMM data are available; when CFA modeling is used, multiple models are available…
Descriptors: Multitrait Multimethod Techniques, Factor Analysis, Structural Equation Models, Monte Carlo Methods
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Razza, Rachel A.; Raymond, Kimberly – Social Development, 2013
This study examined the developmental pathways from maternal behavior to school readiness within a sample of 1007 children, with a specific focus on the mediating role of delay of gratification (DoG). Maternal behavior across the first 36 months of age was explored as a predictor of children's DoG at 54 months as well as their behavioral and…
Descriptors: Mothers, Parent Child Relationship, Delay of Gratification, School Readiness
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Carpenter, Johanna L.; Mendez, Julia – Early Education and Development, 2013
Research Findings: This study used a within-group research design and person-centered analytic methods to identify multidimensional profiles of parenting styles, parenting practices, and related emotional factors in a sample of 274 African American mothers recruited from Head Start programs in the northeastern and southeastern United States.…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, African Americans, Mothers, Early Intervention
Mathis, Erin; Bierman, Karen – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2012
This study focuses on three aspects of parenting that have been linked theoretically and empirically with the development of child emotion regulation and attention control skills in early childhood: 1) parental stress and distress, 2) the degree of warmth and sensitivity evident in the parent-child relationship, and 3) parental support for the…
Descriptors: Intervention, Structural Equation Models, Disadvantaged Youth, Attention Control
Hyman, Joshua – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2011
Head Start is a federally funded preschool program for poor children designed to help close the gap between those children and their more advantaged peers before they begin public schooling. Given that Head Start appears to have positive long-run impacts on its recipients, a natural and important next question to ask is: What are the channels…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Cognitive Development, Program Effectiveness
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Jeon, Hyun-Joo; Peterson, Carla A.; Wall, Shavaun; Carta, Judith J.; Luze, Gayle; Eshbaugh, Elaine M.; Swanson, Mark – Exceptional Children, 2011
This study examined school readiness at kindergarten entry for low-income children whose disability indicators were identified before age 3. Data were collected as part of the Early Head Start Research and Evaluation Longitudinal Follow-Up study. Children who had suspected developmental delays and did not receive Part C services had lower…
Descriptors: School Readiness, Early Intervention, Low Income Groups, At Risk Students
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Duch, Helena; Rodriguez, Carmen – Early Child Development and Care, 2011
This study explores the impact of a Head Start add-on programme, a matrix of services for parents which provides educational and vocational supports, on maternal depression and children's behaviour in Latino families. We hypothesise that after having completed training, parents who participated in the add-on programme would have lower levels of…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Mothers, Disadvantaged Youth, Parent Education
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LaForett, Dore R.; Mendez, Julia L. – Early Education and Development, 2010
Research Findings: This study simultaneously examined parental depression and parent involvement as predictors of satisfaction with an early childhood intervention program. Parents (N = 203) of Head Start children participated in this short-term longitudinal study. Measures of parent involvement and satisfaction assessed multiple dimensions of…
Descriptors: Mothers, Early Childhood Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Parent Participation
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