Human Development and Family Studies

Catherine Scott-Little, Ph.D.

Peer Reviewed Publications

Comissioned Papers and Edited Chapters

  • Scott-Little & Reid, J. (2010). Aligning the content of early childhood care and education to promote effective transitions. In S. L. Kagan & K. Tarrant (Eds.). Transitions in the early years: Creating a system on continuity. Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing.
  • Scott-Little, C., Cassidy, D. J., Lower, J., & Ellen, S. (2010). Early learning standards and program quality-improvements initiatives: A systemic approach to supporting children’slearning and development. In P. W. Wesley & V. Buysse (Eds). The quest for quality: promising innovations for early childhood programs. Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing.
  • Scott-Little, C. (2010). Development and implementation of early learning standards in the United States. In E. Baker, P. Peterson, & B. McGraw (Eds.). The International Encyclopaedia of Education, 3rd Edition. Amsterdam: Elsevier.
  • Scott-Little, C. (2008). Mathematics content addressed in state-level early learning standards. Commissioned paper submitted to the Early Childhood Mathematics Committee of the National Research Council/National Academy of Science.
  • Scott-Little, C. (2008). Children’s readiness for success in school. In S. Feeny & A. Galper (Eds.).  Continuing issues in early childhood education (3rd edition). Merrill/Prentice Hall.

Papers in Progress

  • Hardin, B.J., Scott-Little, C., & Mimms, M. (in process). Pre-Kindergarten and Part B preschool programs: Same children, different screening and referral requirements?
  • Kintner, V., Scott-Little, C., & Cassidy, D.J. (in process). Beliefs and practices in early care andeducation: The relationships among teachers’ and administrators’ beliefs, characteristics, and classroom practices.