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Jason T. Downer, Ph.D.

Jason T. Downer, Ph.D. Biography:

Jason T. Downer, Ph.D., is a senior research scientist at the University of Virginia's Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning in Charlottesville. He is a clinical–community psychologist whose work focuses on the identification and understanding of contextual and relational contributors to young at-risk children's early achievement and social competence. Specifically, Dr. Downer is interested in the role of fathers in children's early learning, as well as the development of observational methods to capture valid, reliable estimates of teacher–child interactions in prekindergarten through elementary classrooms. Dr. Downer also has a keen interest in translating research-to-practice through school-based, classroom-focused interventions.

Jason T. Downer, Ph.D.'s Books

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  • School Readiness and the Transition to Kindergarten in the Era of Accountability

    ISBN: 978-1-55766-890-5

    Description

    More than 30 highly respected experts contribute cutting–edge information to give readers a comprehensive look at early education and kindergarten transition.

    Paperback $41.95 Qty:
  • Quality Measurement in Early Childhood Settings

    ISBN: 978-1-59857-161-5

    Description

    The most comprehensive resource on measuring quality in early childhood settings, this book brings together more than 50 experts to establish what's working and how quality measurement can be improved. Includes critical analyses of today's tools and tomorrow's most promising measures.

    Paperback $44.95 Qty:
  • Dual Language Learners in the Early Childhood Classroom

    ISBN: 978-1-59857-182-0

    Description

    Enhance the school readiness of young dual language learners with this comprehensive research volume, filled with the baseline knowledge readers need to promote and measure the progress of children learning two languages.

    Paperback $39.95 Qty:
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