Poverty Effects on Early Childhood Education

These are a few articles and studies I’ll be reviewing this week. Next update I’ll discuss a few of my findings as they relate to the physical and cognitive development in children as they enter early childcare programs.

Béatrice, N., Lise, G., Victoria, Z., & Louise, S. (2012). Longitudinal patterns of poverty and health in early childhood: exploring the influence of concurrent, previous, and cumulative poverty on child health outcomes. BMC Pediatrics, 12141. doi:10.1186/1471-2431-12-141

Duncan, G., Magnuson, K., Kalil, A., & Ziol-Guest, K. (2012). The Importance of Early Childhood Poverty. Social Indicators Research, 108(1), 87-98. doi:10.1007/s11205-011-9867-9

Holmes, J., & Kiernan, K. (2013). Persistent poverty and children’s development in the early years of childhood. Policy & Politics, 41(1), 19-42. doi:10.1332/030557312X645810

Spencer, N., Thanh, T., & Louise, S. (2013). Low Income/Socio-Economic Status in Early Childhood and Physical Health in Later Childhood/Adolescence: A Systematic Review. Maternal & Child Health Journal, 17(3), 424-431. doi:10.1007/s10995-012-1010-2

Wells, N. M., Evans, G. W., Beavis, A., & Ong, A. D. (2010). Early Childhood Poverty, Cumulative Risk Exposure, and Body Mass Index Trajectories Through Young Adulthood. American Journal Of Public Health, 100(12), 2507-2512. doi:10.2105/AJPH. 2009.184291

4 thoughts on “Poverty Effects on Early Childhood Education

  1. It looks like you have a great start with your literature! This can also be a very hard subject to research emotionally. I know we all hate to see children hurting and being stunted. What made you choose this topic?

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