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Barr, Christopher D.; Reutebuch, Colleen K.; Carlson, Coleen D.; Vaughn, Sharon; Francis, David J. – Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2019
Beginning in 2002, researchers developed, implemented, and evaluated the efficacy of an English reading intervention for first-grade English learners using multiple randomized control trials (RCTs). As a result of this efficacy work, researchers successfully competed for an IES Goal 4 effectiveness study using the same intervention. Unlike the…
Descriptors: Intervention, English Language Learners, Grade 1, Elementary School Students
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McCormick, Meghan P.; White, Hope; Horn, Elizabeth Parham; Lacks, Rachel Stephanie; O'Connor, Erin E.; Cappella, Elise; McClowry, Sandee G. – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2018
This study investigated the impacts of "INSIGHTS into Children's Temperament" on instructional support and math and reading skills in kindergarten and first grade classrooms with high levels of student shyness. "INSIGHTS" is a temperament-based intervention with teacher, parent, and classroom programs. 22 urban elementary…
Descriptors: Shyness, Personality Traits, Mathematics Instruction, Reading Instruction
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Abry, Tashia; Granger, Kristen L.; Bryce, Crystal I.; Taylor, Michelle; Swanson, Jodi; Bradley, Robert H. – School Psychology Quarterly, 2018
Using data from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development and a model-building approach, the authors examined direct and indirect associations between first-grade (G1) classroom-level adversity (CLA), G1 teaching practices, and student (N = 1,073; M = 6.64 years; 49% girls; 82%…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Grade 1, Antisocial Behavior, Educational Environment
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Yan, Ni; Dix, Theodore – Developmental Psychology, 2016
Using data from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development (N = 1,364), the present study supports an agentic perspective; it demonstrates that mothers' depressive symptoms in infancy predict children's poor first-grade cognitive functioning because depressive symptoms…
Descriptors: Depression (Psychology), Mothers, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Cognitive Ability
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Duncan, Greg J.; Jenkins, Jade M.; Watts, Tyler W.; Magnuson, Katherine; Clements, Douglas; Sarama, Julie; Wolfe, Christopher B.; Spitler, Mary Elaine – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2015
A substantial literature documents the benefits of early childhood education and formal preschool experiences on children's school readiness, with low-income and otherwise disadvantaged children benefitting the most from these programs. However, these academic benefits often fade out as children age, and most disappear by the end of kindergarten…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Early Childhood Education, Kindergarten, Grade 1
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Mokrova, Irina; Broekhuizen, Martine; Burchinal, Margaret – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2015
A growing body of research has shown that high quality early care and education (ECE) is positively related to the development of children's social and academic skills (e.g., Barnett, 2011; Lamb & Ahnert, 2006; NICHD ECCRN, 2006). There is evidence that high quality ECE experiences can improve children's levels of social adjustment (Bierman et…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Early Childhood Education, Educational Quality, Social Development
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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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What Works Clearinghouse, 2014
"Fast Track" is a comprehensive intervention designed to reduce conduct problems and promote academic, behavioral, and social improvement. The program's components include the "Promoting Alternative THinking Strategies" curriculum, parent groups, parent-child sharing time, child social skills training, home visiting, child…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Behavior Problems, Intervention, Behavior Modification
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Im-Bolter, Nancie; Zadeh, Zohreh Yaghoub; Ling, Daphne – Early Child Development and Care, 2013
Studies have demonstrated the association between parenting style and children's academic achievement, but the specific mechanisms underlying this relationship remain unclear. The development of skills that lay the foundation for academic success might be found in early parent-child interactions that foster language competence. Early negative…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Parent Attitudes, Correlation, Academic Achievement
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What Works Clearinghouse, 2013
"Fast ForWord"[R] is a computer-based reading program intended to help students develop and strengthen the cognitive skills necessary for successful reading and learning. The program, which is designed to be used 30-100 minutes a day, 5 days a week, for 4-16 weeks, includes three series. The "Fast ForWord[R] Language" series…
Descriptors: Reading Programs, Computer Assisted Instruction, Beginning Reading, Alphabets
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Jenkins, Jade M.; Watts, Tyler W.; Magnuson, Katherine; Gershoff, Elizabeth; Clements, Douglas; Sarama, Julie; Duncan, Greg J. – Grantee Submission, 2018
Prior research shows that short-term effects from preschool may disappear, but little research has considered which environmental conditions might sustain academic advantages from preschool into elementary school. Using secondary data from two preschool experiments, we investigate whether features of elementary schools, particularly advanced…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Grade 1, Educational Quality, Preschool Education
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Hindman, Annemarie H.; Cromley, Jennifer G.; Skibbe, Lori E.; Miller, Alison L. – Evaluation Review, 2011
This article reviews the mechanics of conventional and piecewise growth models to demonstrate the unique affordances of each technique for examining the nature and predictors of children's early literacy learning during the transition from preschool through first grade. Using the nationally representative Family and Child Experiences Survey…
Descriptors: Emergent Literacy, Preschool Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Child Development
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Cho, Eunsoo; Compton, Donald L.; Fuchs, Douglas; Fuchs, Lynn S.; Bouton, Bobette – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2014
The purpose of this study was to examine the role of a dynamic assessment (DA) of decoding in predicting responsiveness to Tier 2 small-group tutoring in a response-to-intervention model. First grade students (n = 134) who did not show adequate progress in Tier 1 based on 6 weeks of progress monitoring received Tier 2 small-group tutoring in…
Descriptors: Predictive Validity, Response to Intervention, Tutoring, Grade 1
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Zadeh, Zohreh Yaghoub; Farnia, Fataneh; Ungerleider, Charles – Early Education and Development, 2010
Research Findings: This article addresses the mediating role of early childhood home enrichment in the association between maternal education and academic achievement in the reading and math of 1,093 children aged 7 (Grade 1). Data were extracted from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development database. We used the bootstrapping…
Descriptors: Maturity (Individuals), Reading Achievement, Grade 1, Gender Differences
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Dunston, Yolanda L.; Patterson, Gerrelyn C.; Daniels, Kisha N. – Journal of Language and Literacy Education, 2010
This study explored the feedback provided by sixty African American mothers as they listened to their first grade children read aloud from a grade level text. Maternal feedback fell into two distinct groups. Children with higher oral reading accuracy levels on the text had mothers who more frequently waited and permitted opportunities for the…
Descriptors: Grade 1, Elementary School Students, African American Students, Mothers
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