ACF OPRE News Vol. 7 Issue 21 – November 21, 2019

A Look at the Native Culture & Language in the Classroom Observation Measure & Much More

Published: November 21, 2019
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Methods and Tools, Child Care, Early Head Start, Head Start, Home Visiting, Self-Sufficiency, Welfare & Employment
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November 21, 2019 Volume 7, Issue 21  
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Featured Research and Reports


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Learn about this measure that was developed to record types and use of culturally significant materials that surround children in Region XI Head Start classrooms. It also captures information on Native language use and storytelling.

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Explore this brief on the development of a new observational measure and select findings from the American Indian and Alaska Native Region XI Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey 2015 (AI/AN FACES 2015).

Cover page for Understanding Rapid Learning Methods Frequently Asked Questions and Recommended Resources
Explore resources for learning about rapid learning methods in social service settings.

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Recognizing Native American Heritage Month

Join us this November as we recognize Native American Heritage Month. Explore some of our work with our Administration for Children and Families program offices and American Indian & Alaska Native community partners that aims to improve understanding of topics important to these communities.
 
Featured Publications

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Celebrating National Adoption Month

As the nation celebrates the children, youth, and families sharing their stories this National Adoption Month, we at OPRE join the chorus of voices expressing appreciation for the practitioners and researchers in the adoption and foster care fields and continue our work building greater knowledge on these topics.

Learn more about grants to support dissertation research by advanced graduate students using behavioral economics or behavioral science approaches to examine questions of relevance to issues facing low-income and other vulnerable families in the United States and the social services programs and policies that serve them.

Apply today to join our Division of Family Strengthening to study Administration for Children and Families programs and the people they serve through rigorous research and evaluation projects.

Social Media Spotlight

Join  @OPRE_ACF  this November in recognizing #NativeAmericanHeritageMonth. Explore OPRE work with ACF program offices and American Indian & Alaska Native community partners that aims to improve understanding of topics important to #AIAN communities


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