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Title Quality measurement in early childhood settings / edited by Martha Zaslow ... [and others]
Published Baltimore, Md. : Paul H. Brookes Pub. Co., [2011]
©2011

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Description xxiv, 431 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Why strengthening the measurement of quality in early childhood settings has taken on new importance / Ivelisse Martinez-Beck -- I. Reasons to take stock and strengthen our measures of quality. Setting the context for a discussion of quality measures: the demographic landscape of early care and education / Tamara Halle ... [et al.] -- How well do our measures of quality predict child outcomes? A meta-analysis and coordinated analysis of data from large-scale studies of early childhood settings / Margaret Burchinal, Kirsten Kainz, and Yaping Cai -- Empirical approaches to strengthening the measurement of quality: issues in the development and use of quality measures in research and applied settings / Donna M. Bryant, Margaret Burchinal, and Martha Zaslow --
II. Potential to strengthen measures of quality in specific domains. Advancing the measurement of quality for early childhood programs that support early language and literacy development / Susan B. Neuman and Judith J. Carta -- Measuring the quality of early childhood math and science curricula and teaching / Kimberly Brenneman ... [et al.] -- Measuring the quality of environmental supports for young children's social and emotional competence / Marilou Hyson ... [et al.] -- Measuring health-related aspects of quality in early childhood settings / Susan M. Hegland ... [et al.] -- Family-sensitive caregiving: a key component of quality in early care and education arrangements / Juliet Bromer ... [et al.] -- Measuring culturally responsive early care and education / Eva Marie Shivers and Kay Sanders, with T'Pring R. Westbrook --
III. Cross-cutting issues. Measuring quality of ECE programs for children with disabilities / Donna Spiker, Kathleen M. Hebbeler, and Lauren R. Barton -- Defining and measuring quality in early childhood practices that promote dual language learners' development and learning / Dina C. Castro, Linda M. Espinosa, and Mariela M. Paéz -- The whole child, the whole setting: toward integrated measures of quality / Suzanne M. Bouffard and Stephanie M. Jones -- Aligning measures of quality with professional development goals and goals for children's development / Robert C. Pianta, Bridget K. Hamre, and Jason Downer -- Beyond classroom-based measures for preschoolers: addressing the gaps in measures for home-based care and care for infants and toddlers / Heather Sandstrom, Shannon Moodie, and Tamara Halle --
IV. Applications in policy and practice. Measuring and rating quality: a state perspective on the demands for quality measurement in a policy context / Deborah Swenson-Klatt and Kathryn Tout -- Data-driven decision making in preparation for large-scale quality rating system implementation / Kathy R. Thornburg ... [et al.] -- Differing purposes for measuring quality in early childhood settings: aligning purpose with procedures / Martha Zaslow, Kathryn Tout, and Tamara Halle -- Ending with a beginning: key themes and next steps / Martha Zaslow, Tamara Halle, and Kathryn Tout
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Child care services -- United States.
Early childhood education -- United States.
Children -- Services for -- United States.
Author Zaslow, Martha J.
LC no. 2010042538
ISBN 9781598571615 (paperback)
1598571613 (paperback)