School Readiness

2016

  • Predictors of Poor School Readiness in Children Without Developmental Delay at Age 2 linkPredictors of Poor School Readiness in Children Without Developmental Delay at Age 2 (Nelson et al., 2016).
  • The Pediatrician's Role in Optimizing School Readiness linkThe Pediatrician's Role in Optimizing School Readiness - Policy Statement (Council on Early Childhood, Council on School Health/American Academy of Pediatrics, 2016).
  • Science Achievement Gaps Begin Very Early, Persist, and are Largely Explained by Modifiable Factors pdfScience Achievement Gaps Begin Very Early, Persist, and are Largely Explained by Modifiable Factors (Morgan, Farkas, Hillemeier, & Maczuga, 2016)
  • The Costly Consequences of Not Being Socially and Behaviorally Ready by Kindergarten pdfThe Costly Consequences of Not Being Socially and Behaviorally Ready by Kindergarten: Associations with Grade Retention, Receipt of Academic Support Services, and Suspensions/Expulsions (Bettencourt, Gross, & Ho, 2016/Baltimore Education Research Consortium)

2015

  • Mapping the Early Attendance Gap linkMapping the Early Attendance Gap: Charting a Course for School Success (Attendance Works/Healthy Schools Campaign, 2015)
  • Preschool Teachers’ Attitudes, Beliefs, and Emotional Reactions to Young Children’s Peer Group Behaviors pdfPreschool Teachers’ Attitudes, Beliefs, and Emotional Reactions to Young Children’s Peer Group Behaviors (Coplan, Bullock, Archbell, & Bosacki, 2014)
  • The State of Preschool 2014 pdfThe State of Preschool 2014. State Preschool Yearbook/The National Institute for Early Education Research (2015)
  • Strengthening School Readiness for Head Start Children: Evaluation of a Self-regulation Intervention pdfStrengthening School Readiness for Head Start Children: Evaluation of a Self-regulation Intervention (Schmitt, McClelland, Tominey, & Acock, 2015)

2013

  • Quality of the home learning environment during preschool age pdfQuality of the home learning environment during preschool age - Domains and contextual conditions (Kluzniok et al., 2015)
  • School-age Outcomes of Extremely Preterm or Extremely Low Birth Weight Children pdfSchool-age Outcomes of Extremely Preterm or Extremely Low Birth Weight Children (Hutchinson, De Luca, Doyle, Roberts, & Anderson, 2013)
  • The State of Preschool 2012 linkThe State of Preschool 2012: State Preschool Yearbook (The National Institute for Early Education Research, 2013)
  •  Food insecurity and school readiness pdfResearch Brief - Too hungry to learn: Food insecurity and school readiness (Children’s HealthWatch, 2013)

2011

  • Birthdate and student achievement: The effects of school grouping practices in B.C. pdfBirthdate and student achievement: The effects of school grouping practices in British Columbia (Mussio & McCrea, 2011)
  • Classroom learning environments and the mental health of first grade children pdfClassroom learning environments and the mental health of first grade children (Milkie & Warner, 2011)
  • Detroit's one-child school readiness dividend pdfDetroit's one-child school readiness dividend - Executive summary (Wilder Research, 2011)
  • Learning to play and playing to learn: Getting ready for school pdfLearning to play and playing to learn: Getting ready for school (Best Start Resource Centre, 2011)

2010

  • Patterns of school readiness among selected subgroups of Canadian children: Children with special needs and children with diverse language backgrounds pdfPatterns of school readiness among selected subgroups of Canadian children: Children with special needs and children with diverse language backgrounds (Janus, Hughes, & Duku, 2010; Canadian Council on Learning)
  • School readiness: What does it mean for Indigenous children, families, schools and communities? pdfSchool readiness: What does it mean for Indigenous children, families, schools and communities? (Dockett et al., 2010; Closing the gap clearinghouse; Australian Government)

2009

  • Parenting and Family Literacy Centres: Making a difference beyond early school readiness pdfParenting and Family Literacy Centres: Making a difference beyond early school readiness (Yau, Toronto District School Board, 2009)

2007

  • School readiness and later achievement pdfSchool readiness and later achievement (Duncan et al., 2007)