Here is a small sample of publications by our faculty and project staff. More are listed on individual faculty pages.

Family-Provider Partnerships

Juliet Bromer
This brief examines the alignment of research-based elements of family-provider partnerships with professional and performance standards from three national early care and education organizations. More »

Assessment in the Early Childhood Classroom

Suzanne Wagner
Can norm-referenced instruments improve curriculum and instruction? Research suggests that performance-based assessment can improve teaching and learning and boost performance, but many questions remain unanswered. More »

Thinking About Play in the Early Childhood Classroom

Joan Brooks McLane
The study suggests that the diversity of knowledge, beliefs, and practices among early childhood practitioners — who are ultimately responsible for how play is implemented in specific classrooms — affect many aspects of the child’s play experience. More »