Classroom curriculum; Classroom environment; Cognitive, social, emotional, and physical development; Home educational activities; Home environment; School environment; Teacher qualifications
- ECLS-K publications and technical reports published by the National Center for Education Statistics are available at: http://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/getpubcats.asp?sid=024
- The ECLS-K bibliography includes selected research reports by outside researchers and is available at: http://nces.ed.gov/ecls/bibliography.asp
Selected publications include:
- Bodovski, K., Nahum-Shani, I., and Walsh, R. (2013). School Climate and Students' Early Mathematics Learning: Another Search for Contextual Effects. American Journal of Education, 119(2): 209-234.
- Guarino, C.M., Hamilton, L.S., Lockwood, J.R., and Rathbun, A.H. (2006). Teacher Qualifications, Instructional Practices, and Reading and Mathematics Gains of Kindergartners (NCES 2006-031). U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC: National Center for Education Statistics. Available at: http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2006/2006031.pdf
Survey instruments are available at: http://nces.ed.gov/ecls/kinderinstruments.asp
Data files for use in statistical software are available at: http://nces.ed.gov/ecls/kinderdatainformation.asp