Handbook of Early Childhood Education

Edited by Robert C. Pianta
Associate Editors: W. Steven Barnett, Laura M. Justice, and Susan M. Sheridan

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I. Early Education Opportunities in the United States

1. Early Education in the United States: Programs and Access, Dale J. Epstein and W. Steven Barnett

2. Early Childhood Care and Education: Enrollment Patterns and Expenditures, Clive R. Belfield

3. Investments in Early Education: Resources at the Federal and State Levels, Jason T. Hustedt, Allison H. Friedman, and W. Steven Barnett

4. Accountability and Program Evaluation in Early Education, Walter S. Gilliam and Ellen Frede

5. More Than Teachers: The Early Care and Education Workforce, Sharon Ryan and Marcy Whitebook

6. Restructuring and Aligning Early Education Opportunities for Cultural, Language, and Ethnic Minority Children, Cristina Gillanders, Iheoma Iruka, Sharon Ritchie, and Carolyn T. Cobb

7. Language, Culture, and Early Education in the United States, Eugene E. García

8. Poverty Is a Knot, and Preschool Is an Untangler, Cynthia Lamy

II. Instruction and Curriculum in Early Education Settings: Impacts on Young Children’s Preacademic Outcomes

9. Promoting Lower- and Higher-Level Language Skills in Early Education Classrooms, Mindy Sittner Bridges, Laura M. Justice, Tiffany P. Hogan, and Shelley Gray

10. Promoting Early Literacy and Language Development, Douglas R. Powell and Karen E. Diamond

11. Mathematics Learning, Assessment, and Curriculum, Douglas H. Clements and Julie Sarama

12. Science and Early Education, Kathy Cabe Trundle and Mesut Saçkes

13. Teacher–Child Play Interactions to Achieve Learning Outcomes: Risks and Opportunities, Jeffrey Trawick-Smith

14. A Transactional Model of Effective Teaching and Learning in the Early Childhood Classroom, Claire E. Cameron

III. Developmental Processes, Early Education, and Families

15. An Ecological Perspective for Understanding the Early Development of Self-Regulatory Skills, Social Skills, and Achievement, Sara E. Rimm-Kaufman and Shannon B. Wanless

16. Executive Functioning and Developmental Neuroscience: Current Progress and Implications for Early Childhood Education, Jelena Obradovic, Ximena A. Portilla, and W. Thomas Boyce

17. Scaffolding Self-Regulated Learning in Young Children: Lessons from Tools of the Mind, Elena Bodrova and Deborah J. Leong

18. Fostering Collaborative Partnerships between Early Childhood Professionals and the Parents of Young Children, Lisa L. Knoche, Keely D. Cline, and Christine A. Marvin

19. Interventions That Promote Social-Emotional Learning in Young Children, Celene E. Domitrovich, Julia E. Moore, Ross A. Thompson, and the CASEL Preschool to Elementary School Social and Emotional Learning Assessment Workgroup

20. Supporting the Social Competence of Young Children with Challenging Behavior in the Context of the Teaching Pyramid Model: Research-Based Practices and Implementation in Early Childhood Settings, Mary Louise Hemmeter and Maureen A. Conroy

21. Promoting Young Children’s Mental Health through Early Childhood Consultation: Ecological Advances and Research Needs, Susan M. Sheridan, Brandy L. Clarke, and Tanya B. Ihlo

IV. Building Systems of Effective Early Intervention Supports: Meeting the Needs of Diverse Children and the Adults Who Serve Them

22. Implications of Research on Postinstitutionalized Children for Practice and Policy in Early Education, Jamie M. Lawler and Megan R. Gunnar

23. Access, Participation, and Supports: A Framework for Improving Inclusive Early Education Opportunities for Children with Disabilities, Virginia Buysse

24. Enhancing Teachers’ Intentional Use of Effective Interactions with Children: Designing and Testing Professional Development Interventions, Bridget K. Hamre, Jason T. Downer, Faiza M. Jamil, and Robert C. Pianta

25. Improving Language and Literacy Outcomes in Child Care, Susan B. Neuman

26. Higher Education for Early Childhood Educators and Outcomes for Young Children: Pathways toward Greater Effectiveness, Marilou Hyson, Diane M. Horm, and Pamela J. Winton

27. Making the Case: Why Credentialing and Certification Matter, Sue Bredekamp and Stacie G. Goffin