Early Childhood Development and Early Childhood Education Research and Articles

Reducing Deficits and Strengthening the Economy: Video Discussion on Early Childhood Development Investment

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To Help Kids Thrive, Coach Their Parents (New York Times)

Paul Tough

May 21, 2016

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A Smarter Way to Invest in Children

Marcel Lauziere and Colette Murphy

July 17, 2015

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Early Literacy: Policy and Practice in the Preschool Years

Dorothy Strickland, Shannon Riley-Ayers

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Review of early childhood parenting,education and health intervention programs for Indigenous children and families in Australia

Jennifer Bowes and Rebekah Grace

February, 2014

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The Parenting Gap

Richard V. Reeves and Kimberly Howard

Centre on Children & Families at Brookings

September, 2013

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Do we Invest in Preschools or Prisons?

Nicholas Kristof

NY Times

October 26, 2013

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Does Preschool Matter?

Jonah Lehrer

Society for Research in Child Development, 2007, Volume 1, No 1, Pages 40-45

March 5, 2012

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Effective Educational Programs for Young Children: What We Need to Know

Ruby Takanishi and Kimber L. Bogard

Foundation for Child Development


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In the Running for Successful Outcomes: A Review of the Literature

Rachel Anderson & Tamara Halle

Child Trends

Presented at the 2012 Head Start Conference

Washington, DC, June 19, 2012

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The Promise of the Early Years: How long should children wait?

Canadian Paediatric Society

Paediatric Child Health Vol 17 No 10

December 2012

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In the Running for Successful Outcomes: Latent Profiles and Growth Curve Analyses of Students from Kindergarten through Eighth Grade

Elizabeth Hair, Tamara Halle, and Lele Yange

Child Trends

Presented at the 2012 Head Start Conference

Washington, DC, June 19, 2012

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In the Running for Successful Outcomes: Predicting Elementary School Academic and Social Trajectories from School Readiness Skills

Peg Burchinal, Ana Auger, Hsiao Tien, Pan Yi, Elizabeth Hair, Tamara Halle

Child Trends

Presented at the 2012 Head Start Conference

Washington, DC, June 19, 2012

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Babies are smarter than you think

Alison Gopnik

Special to CNN

October 23, 2011

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Examining Mothers’ Perceptions on the Effectiveness of Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) Program

A Research Project submitted to the Graduate Program in Education in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Masters of Education

Almaz Asfaw Reda

August 2009

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The Economic Benefits of Investing in Early Learning

David Edie

Wisconsin Council on Children and Families

July 2009

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Home Intervention Program for Parents of Pre-School Youngsters (HIPPY*): An efficacy study

Alynn Butler Kisber

McGill University, Joanne Kingsley, Bishop’s University and Sylvia Sklar, McGill University

June 2009

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Home Visitation: The Cornerstone of Effective Early Intervention

Deborah Daro Ph.D. Chapin Hall

University of Chicago

June 9, 2009

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4 good reasons why ECE is not just important, but essential

Anne W. Mitchell

Advocacy Exchange

May/June 2009

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Growing up in North America: Child health and safety in Canada, the United States and Mexico

Children in North America Project

The Annie E. Casey Foundation, Baltimore, MD, 2007

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Ensuring the Best Start in Life: Targeting versus Universality in Early Childhood Development

Gillian Doherty

IRPP Choices, December 2007, Volume 13, No. 8

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Children’s school readiness in the ECLS-K: Predictions to academic, health, and social outcomes in first grade

Elizabeth Hair, Tamara Halle, Elizabeth Terry-Humen, Bridget Lavelle, Julia Calkins

Early Childhood Research Quarterly 21 (2006)

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Replication in practice: lessons from five lead agencies

Mary McGonigel

Zero to Three, May 2005, Chicago,IL

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Should science be taught in early childhood? 

Haim Eshach and Michael N. Fried

Journal of Science Education and Technology, Vol. 14, No. 3

September 2005

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The role of parents and family in children’s early education

Sarah-Eve Farquhar, Keynote presentation to the International HIPPY Symposium

Auckland, September 22, 2005


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A variety of early childhood interventions have generated favorable economic returns

RAND Review, Fall 2005

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Proven benefits of early childhood interventions

RAND Research Brief, 2005

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Together We Raise Tomorrow. An Alberta Approach to Early Childhood Development

Alberta Government, 2003

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Universal pre-kindergarten: State of play

Gene I. Maeroff

The Foundation for Child Development, 2003

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Are 5-year-old children ready to learn at school? Family income and home environment contexts

Statistics Canada, National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth


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What are ACEs and how do they relate to toxic stress?

Center on the Developing Child Harvard University 

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Toxic Stress Derails Healthy Development

Center on the Developing Child Harvard University 

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