America's Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Wellbeing 2018

America's Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Wellbeing 2018

This scientific report offers federal statistical data on different aspects of children's health, such as poverty and exposure to violence. The report is produced by the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics, of which NICHD is a member. A digital version of this report is available at https://www.childstats.gov/americaschildren/index.asp.


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Child and Adolescent Development Research and Teacher Education: Evidence-based Pedagogy, Policy, and Practice

Child and Adolescent Development Research and Teacher Education: Evidence-based Pedagogy, Policy, and Practice

This scientific report summarizes roundtable discussions about the critical relevance of child and adolescent development research to teacher preparation practices. The information in this report was current at the date of publication, but has not been updated. The document is provided for historical purposes only.


Considerations for the Safe and Effective Use of Iron Interventions in Areas of Malaria Burden: Iron and Malaria Project Technical Report

This scientific report includes comprehensive reviews of three core research areas, mechanisms, biomarkers, and intervention, within the context of preventing and treating iron deficiency in populations that live in regions where malaria and other infections are endemic.


Developing Early Literacy: Executive Summary of the National Early Literacy Panel

Developing Early Literacy: Executive Summary of the National Early Literacy Panel

This publication summarizes the report of the National Early Literacy Panel and examines the implications of instructional practices used with children from birth through age 5 years. The information in this report was accurate at the time it was published, but it is not being updated. The publication is provided for historical purposes only.


Developing Early Literacy: Report of the National Early Literacy Panel

Developing Early Literacy: Report of the National Early Literacy Panel

This scientific publication is the full report of the National Early Literacy Panel and examines the implications of instructional practices used with children from birth through age 5 years. The information in this report was accurate at the time it was published, but it is not being updated. The publication is provided for historical purposes only.


Early Beginnings: Early Literacy Knowledge and Instruction (A Guide for Early Childhood Administrators & Professional Development Providers)

Early Beginnings: Early Literacy Knowledge and Instruction (A Guide for Early Childhood Administrators & Professional Development Providers)

This publication summarizes the report of the National Early Literacy Panel for school administrators and Professional Development Providers and examines the implications of instructional practices used with children from birth through age 5 years. The information in this publication was accurate at the time it was published, but it is not being updated. The publication is provided for historical purposes only.


Early Childhood Education and School Readiness: Conceptual Models, Constructs, and Measures

On June 17-18, 2002, the NICHD and other agencies convened a multidisciplinary group of experts to discuss the measurement and assessment of learning and development in early childhood and priorities for measures development. The information in this report was current at the date of publication, but has not been updated. The document is provided for historical purposes only.


Health Behaviors in School-Age Children (HBSC) 2005/2006 Survey: School Report

Health Behaviors in School-Age Children (HBSC) 2005/2006 Survey: School Report

This scientific report describes the findings from the 2005-2006 survey of the Health Behavior of School-Age Children (HBSC) project, a World Health Organization cross-national study of adolescent health, health behaviors, and the family, school, and social-environmental contexts for these health behaviors.


Human Placenta Project Fact Sheet

Human Placenta Project Fact Sheet

This fact sheet describes the NICHD's Human Placenta Project, a research effort aimed at understanding this vital but temporary organ that links mother and fetus.


Report of the National Reading Panel: Teaching Children to Read

Report of the National Reading Panel: Teaching Children to Read

This scientific report explains the origin of the National Reading Panel, its congressional charge, and its research strategies and findings. The information in this report was accurate at the time it was published, but it is not being updated. The report is provided for historical purposes only.


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