Tag: 2022 Publication

Universal Design Principles for Multimodal Representation in Literacy Activities for Preschoolers

Published: December 29, 2022 Publication: Inclusive Practices CLI Author: Keisey Fumero, PhD Abstract: The article demonstrates how to use the multimodal and multisensory representation principle of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) to increase access to storybook reading for diverse groups of preschoolers with extensive support needs (ESN). Storybook reading is an essential part of instruction… Read more »

Stress Reactivity after Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury: Relation with Behavioral Adjustment

Published: November 24, 2022 Publication: Journal of Neurotrauma CLI Authors: Linda Ewing-Cobbs, PhD and Mary R. Prasad, PhD Abstract: Traumatic injury is linked increasingly to alterations in both stress response systems and psychological health. We investigated reactivity of salivary analytes of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis (cortisol) and autonomic nervous system (salivary alpha amylase, sAA) during a… Read more »

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Advanced Science and Mathematics Achievement During Elementary School

Published: November 8, 2022 Publication: Gifted Child Quarterly CLI Author: Yoonkyung Oh, PhD Abstract: We analyzed a population-based cohort (N = 10,922) to investigate the onset and stability of racial and ethnic disparities in advanced (i.e., above the 90th percentile) science and mathematics achievement during elementary school as well as the antecedent, opportunity, and propensity factors that… Read more »

Informal Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Learning Conditions to Increase Parent Involvement with Young Children Experiencing Poverty

Published: November 1, 2022 Publication: Frontiers in Psychology CLI Authors: Tricia A. Zucker, PhD; Gloria Yeomans-Maldonado, PhD; Michael A. Assel, PhD; and Cindy Elias Abstract: Broadening participation in early science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning outside of school is important for families experiencing poverty. We evaluated variations of the Teaching Together STEM pre-kindergarten program… Read more »

Impacts of the Beginning Education: Early Childcare at Home (BEECH) Program for Family Child Care Providers and Young Children

Published: October 11, 2022 Publication: Early Childhood Research Quarterly CLI Authors: Cheryl A. Varghese, PhD; Gloria Yeomans-Maldonado, PhD; April Crawford, PhD; Susan Landry, PhD; Ursula Johnson, PhD; Vibhutibala Bhavsar; and Jocelyn McConnell, MEd Abstract: This study evaluated the effectiveness of the Beginning Education: Early Childcare at Home (BEECH) intervention for family childcare providers and young… Read more »

Novel Psychiatric Disorder 6 Months after Traumatic Brain Injury in Children and Adolescents

Published: August 22, 2022 Publication: The Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences CLI Author: Linda Ewing-Cobbs, PhD Abstract: Objective: To investigate the factors predictive of novel psychiatric disorders in the interval 0–6 months following traumatic brain injury (TBI). Methods: Children ages 5–14 years consecutively hospitalized for mild to severe TBI at five hospitals were recruited. Participants were… Read more »

An Opportunity to Increase Collaborative Science in Fetal, Infant, and Toddler Neuroimaging

Published: July 21, 2022 Publication: Biological Psychiatry CLI Author: Kelly A. Vaughn, PhD Abstract: The field of fetal, infant, and toddler (FIT) neuroimaging research—including magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), electroencephalography (EEG), magnetoencephalography, and functional near-infrared spectroscopy, among others—offers pioneering insights into early brain development and has grown in popularity over the past 2 decades. In broader… Read more »

Low-Income Elementary Students Access to Books & Reading Motivation

Published: July 9, 2022 Publication: Reading Psychology CLI Authors: Tricia Zucker,PhD and Yoonkyung Oh, PhD Abstract: This study examines the feasibility of adding a proximal outcome survey to a book distribution program. We also examine access to books at home for Grade 3 to 5 students experiencing poverty and relations with reading motivation and reading… Read more »

Effective Connectivity Between Resting-State Networks in Depression

Published: June 15, 2022 Publication: Journal of Affective Disorders CLI Author: Dana DeMaster, PhD Abstract: Rationale: Although depression has been widely researched, findings characterizing how brain regions influence each other remains scarce, yet this is critical for research on antidepressant treatments and individual responses to particular treatments. Objectives: To identify pre-treatment resting state effective connectivity… Read more »

When Seeing is Believing: A Framework for Reflective Conversations in Remote and Face-to-Face Coaching Approaches

Published: April 29, 2022 Publication: Early Childhood Education Journal CLI Authors: Maram Ahmed, Dr. April Crawford, Linda Morgan-Dorsey, Tracy Osborn, Laura Prendergast, and Dr. Cheryl Varghese Abstract: Reflective conversations between teachers and coaches are critical to helping teachers improve their classroom instruction. Coaches who encourage teachers to “see, think, and do” are better able to… Read more »