Research and Resources: The New Edition of FPG eNews

Date Published: 06/12/2018

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FPG experts evaluate 3rd edition of the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale
The widely used ECERS observational tool for evaluating the quality of preschool-age classrooms is assessed in terms of factor structure and validity...


Free guide offers 10 Ways to Promote the Language and Communication Skills of Infants and Toddlers
Over a quarter of a million people have read FPG's simple strategies to ignite early communication...


New brief provides multiple strategies to improve care-giving and the social-emotional development of young children
You can find this info and more in the new issue of Baby Talk...


The ECTA Center offers a free Early Childhood Research & Reference Portal
You can access a wide variety of primary sources, research information, and reference materials for individuals at all levels of the system through this great portal...

The ECTA Center and partners host the Improving Data, Improving Outcomes conference

Experts will cover issues related to the development and enhancement of Part C--Section 619 and coordinated early childhood data systems, improvement of data quality, and the measurement and use of child and family outcomes data at this August conference... 

FPG searches for a new implementation specialist
Implementation science and practice remain a crucial part of FPG's mission, and we're looking for an implementation specialist to join our team...

Why is the assessment of need and context important in implementation science? 
FPG's National Implementation Research Network answers this question and more in this new podcast...

FPG provides a vast array of course-specific resources for preservice early childhood educators
The "Supporting Change and Reform in Preservice Teaching in North Carolina" project has a terrific selection of resources for community college faculty...

Language supports academic and social success

Not only does a child’s use of vocabulary and grammar predict future proficiency with the spoken and written word, but it also affects performance in other subject areas, according to this new study...

Families struggle to access treatment for children with autism
Listen to FPG autism expert Kara Hume on The State of Things...

What are elementary schoolers with autism paying attention to?
Boys and girls this age with and without autism attend to images that correspond with interests typically associated with their biological sex, says this new research...

FPG's Autism Team reviews studies on Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention
Children receiving this treatment performed better than children in the comparison groups after about two years, according to some evidence in a new look at the latest science...

Summer is here, and we have the 2018 Summer Camp Directory for kids with disabilities
The camp experience may be especially valuable for children who have special needs, and you'll find a wide variety of options here...

What does racism look like?

As part of an ongoing public awareness campaign on racial equity, FPG's award-winning Committee on Race, Culture, and Ethnicity has published this popular new resource...

Here's everything you need to know about self-regulation skills
4 Reports, 6 briefs, and a new series of snapshots that cover all phases of development--you can access all of it right here...

In case you missed it: FPG experts have released the 3rd edition of the Infant/Toddler Environment Rating Scale
The ITERS-3 focuses on the full range of needs of infants and toddlers and provides a framework for improving program quality...

You can now read a wide array of resources and handouts from the Inclusion Institute
We've archived a treasure trove of resources, and by searching or scrolling down our Session List you can download any of them for free...

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