Full Day Kindergarten

2014

  • Association of a Full-Day vs Part-Day Preschool Intervention with School Readiness, Attendance, and Parent Involvement pdfAssociation of a Full-Day vs Part-Day Preschool Intervention with School Readiness, Attendance, and Parent Involvement (Reynolds, Richardson, Hayakawa, Lease, Warner-Richter, Englund, Ou, & Sullivan, 2014)
  • Children’s Outcomes and Program Quality in the North Carolina Pre-Kindergarten Program pdfChildren’s Outcomes and Program Quality in the North Carolina Pre-Kindergarten Program: 2012-2013 Statewide Evaluation (Peisner-Feinberg, LaForett, Schaaf, Hildebrandt, Sideris, & Pan, 2014)
  • How Does Learning Happen? Ontario’s Pedagogy for the Early Years pdfHow Does Learning Happen? Ontario’s Pedagogy for the Early Years (Ontario Ministry of Education, 2014)
  • Key findings from Year 3 of Full-Day Early Learning Kindergarten in Peel pdfKey findings from Year 3 of Full-Day Early Learning Kindergarten in Peel (Pelletier, 2014)

2013

  • A meta-perspective on the evaluation of Full-Day Kindergarten during the first two years of implementation pdfA meta-perspective on the evaluation of Full-Day Kindergarten during the first two years of implementation (Ministry of Education/McMaster University/Queen's University, October 2013)
  • The Changing Nature of Kindergarten in the Age of Accountability pdfIs Kindergarten the New First Grade? The Changing Nature of Kindergarten in the Age of Accountability (Bassok & Rorem, 2014)

2012

  • Preliminary findings from an examination of ECE and teacher dynamics in full-day early learning-kindergarten pdfCan we work together? Preliminary findings from an examination of ECE and teacher dynamics in full-day early learning-kindergarten (Gibson & Pelletier, 2012)
  • Examining the impact that Full Day Kindergarten has had on the early learning and child care system in Ontario pdfMoving forward, hand in hand: Examining the impact that Full Day Kindergarten has had on the early learning and child care system in Ontario (Ontario Municipal Social Services Association, 2012)

2011

  • Full day K: A proven succes pdfFull day K: A proven success (Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children, 2011)
  • Full-day kindergarten - key facts pdfFull-day kindergarten - key facts (Ontario Ministry of Education, 2011)
  • Full day kindergarten in British Columbia year one pdfTaking the pulse: Full day kindergarten in British Columbia year one - Twelve case studies (Mort, 2011)
  • The full-day early learning - kindergarten program pdfThe full-day early learning - kindergarten program (Draft version), 2010-2011

2010

  • Early learning and care impact analysis pdfEarly learning and care impact analysis (Fairholm, 2010)
  • Evaluating lasting effects of full-day prekindergarten program on school readiness, academic performance, and special education services pdfEvaluating lasting effects of full-day prekindergarten program on school readiness, academic performance, and special education services (Zhao & Modarresi, 2010)
  • Full-day early learning kindergarten program: The extended day program - draft pdfFull-day early learning kindergarten program: The extended day program - draft version 2010-2011 (Ontario Ministry of Education, 2010)
  • Full-day early learning kindergarten program for four- and five-year-olds pdfFull-day early learning kindergarten program for four- and five-year-olds: A refererence guide for educators (2010)
  • Full-day kindergarten with programs before and after school hours: A question and answer guide pdfFull-day kindergarten with programs before and after school hours: A question and answer guide for parents (Ontario Ministry of Education, 2010)
  • Implementing Early Learning Programs in Ontario schools pdfImplementing Early Learning Programs in Ontario schools (Janmohamed & Pelletier, 2010)
  • Report on full day early learning and care pdfReport on full day early learning and care (Niagara JKSK 2010 Collaborative)

2009

  • With Our Best Future in Mind: Implementing Early Learning in Ontario pdfWith Our Best Future in Mind: Implementing Early Learning in Ontario (2009)

2008

  • Full-day kindergarten and child care integration pdfFull-day kindergarten and child care integration: A look at promising practices in Ontario (Ministry of Children and Youth Services, 2008)

2007

  • The full-day senior kindergarten program pilot project report  pdfThe full-day senior kindergarten program pilot project report (Toronto Catholic District School Board, 2007)

2006

  • A framework for Ontario early childhood settings pdfEarly learning for every child today (ELECT): A framework for Ontario early childhood settings (2006)

2005

  • A full-time 4-year-old kindergarten program: The results of two phases of program evaluation pdfA full-time 4-year-old kindergarten program: The results of two phases of program evaluation (Maltais & Herry, 2005)
  • Full-day vs. half-day kindergarten pdfFull-day vs. half-day kindergarten: In which program do children learn more? (Lee et al., 2005)
  • Full-time kindergarten in Battlefords School Division #118 community schools pdfFull-time kindergarten in Battlefords School Division #118 community schools (Evitts, Muhajarine, & Pushor, 2005)

Other Resources

  • Full-day kindergarten: What does the research have to say?  pdfFull-day kindergarten: What does the research have to say? (Macklem; Massachusetts School Psychologists Association)
  • Key findings from Year 2 of Full-Day Early Learning Kindergarten in Peel pdfKey findings from Year 2 of Full-Day Early Learning Kindergarten in Peel (Pelletier, 2012)
  • v pdfOntario Regulation re: Extended day programs
  • Ontario Regulation re: Full-day junior kindergarten and kindergarten pdfOntario Regulation re: Full-day junior kindergarten and kindergarten
  • Quick reference and key links 2009-2010 - Full-day kindergarten pdfQuick reference and key links 2009-2010 - Full-day kindergarten