Dr. Michal Perlman


Professor, University of Toronto and Director, Dr. R.G.N. Laidlaw Research Centre, University of Toronto



416-978-0596


Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE)


University of Toronto


252 Bloor Street West
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
M5S 1V6


Publications


Grouped by theme and listed in order of publication-descending.


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ECEC Quality and Child Wellbeing


Centre-based child care attendance in early childhood and growth in later childhood: A prospective cohort study


Michaela Kucab, Charles Keown-Stoneman, Catherine Birken, Michal Perlman, Jonathon Maguire


Curr. Dev. Nutr., vol. 6, Oxford University Press (OUP), 2022 Jun, pp. 1069--1069


A meta-analysis and systematic review of the associations between professional development of early childhood educators and children's outcomes


Ashley Brunsek, Michal Perlman, Evelyn McMullen, Olesya Falenchuk, Brooke Fletcher, Gabriella Nocita, Nellie Kamkar, Prakesh S. Shah


Early Childhood Research Quarterly, vol. 53, Elsevier {BV}, 2020, pp. 217--248


Is educators' years of experience in early childhood education and care settings associated with child outcomes? A systematic review and meta-analysis


Evelyn McMullen, Michal Perlman, Olesya Falenchuk, Nellie Kamkar, Brooke Fletcher, Ashely Brunsek, Gabriella Nocita, Prakesh S. Shah


Early Childhood Research Quarterly, vol. 53, Elsevier {BV}, 2020, pp. 171--184


Early childhood specialization among ECEC educators and preschool children's outcomes: A systematic review and meta-analysis


Gabriella Nocita, Michal Perlman, Evelyn McMullen, Olesya Falenchuk, Ashley Brunsek, Brooke Fletcher, Nellie Kamkar, Prakesh S. Shah


Early Childhood Research Quarterly, vol. 53, Elsevier {BV}, 2020, pp. 185--207


The relationship between the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale and its revised form and child outcomes: A Systematic review and meta-analysis.


Brunsek A., M. Perlman, Falenchuk O., McMullen E., Fletcher B., P.S. Shah


PLoS ONE, vol. 12(6), 2017


Education of staff in preschool aged classrooms in child care centers and child outcomes: A meta-analysis and systematic review.


Falenchuk O., Perlman M., McMullen E., Fletcher B., P. S. Shah


PLoS ONE, vol. 12(8), 2017


Child-staff ratios in early childhood education and care settings and child outcomes: A systematic review and meta-analysis.


Perlman M., Fletcher B., Falenchuk O., Brunsek A., McMullen E., P. S. Shah


PLoS One, vol. 12(1), 2017


The evidence base for early childhood education and care programme investment: what we know, what we don't know.


White L. A., Prentice S., M. Perlman


Evidence & Policy: A Journal of Research, Debate and Practice, vol. 11(4), 2015, pp. 529-546



What is ECEC Quality and How Should We Measure It?


How much variability is there in children's experiences with different educators?


Megan Vincett, Michal Perlman, Sharon Pauker, Jennifer Jenkins


Early Childhood Research Quarterly, vol. 56, Elsevier {BV}, 2021, pp. 78--89


How stable is program quality in child care centre classrooms?


Petr Varmuza, Michal Perlman, Olesya Falenchuk


International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy, vol. 15, Springer Science and Business Media {LLC}, 2021 Oct


Associations between Directors' Characteristics, Supervision Practices and Quality of Early Childhood Education and Care Classrooms


Michal Perlman, Nina Howe, Cathryn Gulyas, Olesya Falenchuk


Early Education and Development, vol. 31, Informa {UK} Limited, 2019 Oct, pp. 507--523


Instrument development and validation of the infant and toddler assessment for quality improvement.


Perlman M., Brunsek A., Hepditch A., Gray K., O. Falenchuck


Early Education and Development, vol. 28(1), 2017, pp. 115-133


Promoting diversity in early child care education


Perlman M., Kankesan T., J. Zhang


Early Childhood Education and Care, vol. 180(6), 2010, pp. 753-766


Examining the psychometric properties of the infant-toddler environment rating scale-revised edition in a high-stakes context.


Bisceglia R., Perlman M., Schaack D., J. Jenkins


Early Childhood Research Quarterly,, vol. 24(2), 2009, pp. 121-132


Caregivers' use of metacognitive language in child care centers: Prevalence and predictors.


Frampton K. L., Perlman M., J. M. Jenkins


Early Childhood Research Quarterly, vol. 24(3), 2009, pp. 248-262



Parents and ECEC Services


Information effects on parental choices for early childhood education and care


Burns S., Davidson A., White L., Hampton D., M. Perlman


Behavioural Public Policy, 2022, pp. 1-23


What Do Parents Want in Terms of Early Childhood Education and Care?


Sumayya Saleem, Samantha Burns, Adrienne Davidson, Delaine Hampton, Linda White, Michal Perlman


Early Education and Development, Informa {UK} Limited, 2021 Aug, pp. 1--19


Policy Frameworks and Parental Choice: Using Conjoint Analysis to Understand Parental Decision Making for Child Care


Adrienne M. Davidson, Samantha Burns, Delaine Hampton, Linda White, Michal Perlman


Journal of Family Issues, vol. 43, {SAGE} Publications, 2021 Jul, pp. 1335--1363


Child care policy and child care burden: Policy feedback effects and distributive implications of regulatory decisions


Adrienne Davidson, Samantha Burns, Linda White, Delaine Hampton, Michal Perlman


Journal of Behavioral Public Administration, vol. 3, Center for Experimental and Behavioral Public Administration, 2020 Nov


Risk perception, regulation, and unlicensed child care: lessons from Ontario, Canada


White L. A., Perlman M., Davidson A., E. Rayment


Journal of Risk Research, 2018, pp. 1-19


Parent involvement in child care settings: Conceptual and measurement issues.


Zellman G.L., M. Perlman


Early Child Development and Care, 2006, pp. 521-538



ECEC Policy


Children's Social Development within the Context of Early Childhood Education and Care Experiences


Linda A. White, Anika Ganness, Michal Perlman


Craig H. Hart Peter K. Smith, Wiley, 2022 Mar, pp. 349--365


Ontario as a case study for modernizing Home Child Care licensing and support


Petr Varmuza, Michal Perlman, Linda A. White


Canadian Public Administration, vol. 64, Wiley, 2021 Sep, pp. 485--505


Scottish government policy for child care expansion and implications for outdoor play and learning programs


Perlman M., Howe. N., C. Bergeron


Canadian Journal of Environmental Education, vol. 23(2), 2020, pp. 44-46


Scotland Embarks on a National Outdoor Play Initiative: Educator Perspectives


Nina Howe, Michal Perlman, Catherine Bergeron, Samantha Burns


Early Education and Development, vol. 32, Informa {UK} Limited, 2020 Sep, pp. 1067--1081


Understanding early childhood education and care utilization in Canada: implications for demand and oversight


Petr Varmuza, Michal Perlman, Linda A. White


International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy, vol. 13, Springer Science and Business Media {LLC}, 2019 Oct


Risk perception, regulation, and unlicensed child care: lessons from Ontario, Canada


White L. A., Perlman M., Davidson A., E. Rayment


Journal of Risk Research, 2018, pp. 878-896


Risk perception, regulation, and unlicensed child care: lessons from Ontario, Canada


Linda A. White, Michal Perlman, Adrienne Davidson, Erica Rayment


Journal of Risk Research, vol. 22, Informa {UK} Limited, 2018 Jan, pp. 878--896


Early childhood education in Canada


Howe N., K. Flanagan, M. Perlman


International Handbook on Early Childhood Education and Care, M. Fleer & B. van Oers, vol. 1, Springer, Netherlands, 2017, pp. 721-743


Pathways to regulating unregulated child care: Lessons from Ontario.


Perlman M., Varmuza P., L. White


Caring for children: Social movements and public policy in Canada, S. Prentice, R. Langford, UBC Press, Canada, 2017, pp. 141-163



Patterns in Interactions


Changes in Social Pretend Play as Toddlers Form Relationships with Peers


Luo Z., Lahat A., Perlman M., Howe N., Recchia H., Bukowski W., H. Ross


Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, 2022


Do siblings influence one another? Unpacking processes that occur during sibling conflict.


Sahar Borairi, A. Plamondon, Michelle Rodrigues, N. Sokolovic, M. Perlman, J. Jenkins


Child development, 2022


Do Mothers or Children Lead the Dance? Disentangling Individual and Influence Effects During Conflict


Nina Sokolovic, Andre Plamondon, Michelle Rodrigues, Sahar Borairi, Michal Perlman, Jennifer M. Jenkins


Child Development, vol. 92, Wiley, 2020 Aug


Capturing the Temporal Sequence of Interaction in Young Siblings


Michal Perlman, Mark Lyons-Amos, George Leckie, Fiona Steele, Jennifer Jenkins


Jeffrey M Haddad, PLOS ONE, vol. 10, Public Library of Science ({PLoS}), 2015 May, pp. e0126353


Consistent patterns of interaction in young children's conflicts with their siblings


Michal Perlman, Hildy S. Ross, Daniel A. Garfinkel


International Journal of Behavioral Development, vol. 33, {SAGE} Publications, 2009 Jul, pp. 504--515



Responsive Interactions for Learning


Do siblings influence one another? Unpacking processes that occur during sibling conflict


Sahar Borairi, Andre Plamondon, Michelle Rodrigues, Nina Sokolovic, Michal Perlman, Jennifer Jenkins


Child Development, Wiley, 2022 Aug


Teaching home-visitors to support responsive caregiving: A cluster randomized controlled trial of an online professional development program in Brazil


Nina Sokolovic, Alessandra Schneider, Michal Perlman, Sousa Rosângela, Jennifer M Jenkins


J. Glob. Health, vol. 12, International Global Health Society, 2022 Feb, p. 04007


Development and Evaluation of an Open-Source, Online Training for the Measurement of Adult-Child Responsivity at Home and in Early Childhood Education and Care Settings


Michelle Rodrigues, Alessandra Schneider, N. Sokolovic, Ashley Brunsek, Beatriz Oré, M. Perlman, J. Jenkins


The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2021


Assessing Quality Quickly: Validation of the Responsive Interactions for Learning - Educator (RIFL-Ed.) Measure


Nina Sokolovic, Ashley Brunsek, Michelle Rodrigues, Sahar Borairi, Jennifer M. Jenkins, Michal Perlman


Early Education and Development, vol. 33, Informa {UK} Limited, 2021 May, pp. 1061--1076


Development and Evaluation of an Open-Source, Online Training for the Measurement of Adult-Child Responsivity at Home and in Early Childhood Education and Care Settings


Michelle Rodrigues, Alessandra Schneider, Nina Sokolovic, Ashley Brunsek, Beatriz Oré, Michal Perlman, Jennifer Jenkins


The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, vol. 22, Athabasca University Press, 2021 Apr, pp. 1--18


Validating an efficient measure of responsivity in father–child interactions.


Nina Sokolovic, Sahar Borairi, Michelle Rodrigues, Michal Perlman, Jennifer M. Jenkins


Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science / Revue canadienne des sciences du comportement, vol. 53, American Psychological Association ({APA}), 2021 Jan, pp. 84--89


Caregiver cognitive sensitivity: Measure development and validation in Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) settings


Sharon Pauker, Michal Perlman, Heather Prime, Jennifer Jenkins


Early Childhood Research Quarterly, vol. 45, Elsevier {BV}, 2018, pp. 45--57


Observed sensitivity during family interactions and cumulative risk: A study of multiple dyads per family.


Dillon T. Browne, George Leckie, Heather Prime, Michal Perlman, Jennifer M. Jenkins


Developmental Psychology, vol. 52, American Psychological Association ({APA}), 2016, pp. 1128--1138


Sibling cognitive sensitivity as a moderator of the relationship between sibship size and children's theory of mind: A longitudinal analysis


Heather Prime, André Plamondon, Sharon Pauker, Michal Perlman, Jennifer M. Jenkins


Cognitive Development, vol. 39, Elsevier {BV}, 2016 Jul, pp. 93--102


Sibship Size, Sibling Cognitive Sensitivity, and Children's Receptive Vocabulary


Heather Prime, Sharon Pauker, Andr{\'{e}} Plamondon, Michal Perlman, Jennifer Jenkins


Pediatrics, vol. 133, American Academy of Pediatrics ({AAP}), 2014 Feb, pp. e394--e401


Cognitive Sensitivity in Sibling Interactions: Development of the Construct and Comparison of Two Coding Methodologies


Heather Prime, Michal Perlman, Jennifer L. Tackett, Jennifer M. Jenkins


Early Education and Development, vol. 25, Informa {UK} Limited, 2014 Jan, pp. 240--258



Parenting


Early child development in low- and middle-income countries: Is it what mothers have or what they do that makes a difference to child outcomes?


Nirmala Rao, Caroline Cohrssen, Jin Sun, Yufen Su, Michal Perlman


Advances in Child Development and Behavior, Elsevier, 2021, pp. 255--277


Sibling Personality Traits, Dyadic Gender Composition, and Their Association With Sibling Relationship Quality


Noam Binnoon-Erez, Michelle Rodrigues, Michal Perlman, Jennifer Jenkins, Jennifer Tackett


Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, vol. 64, Project Muse, 2018, p. 175


Child and contextual effects in the emergence of differential maternal sensitivity across siblings.


Dillon T. Browne, Mark Wade, Andre Plamondon, George Leckie, Michal Perlman, Sheri Madigan, Jennifer M. Jenkins


Developmental Psychology, vol. 54, American Psychological Association ({APA}), 2018 Jul, pp. 1265--1276


Familial risk and sibling mentalization: Links with preschoolers' internalizing problems.


Michelle Rodrigues, Noam Binnoon-Erez, Heather Prime, Michal Perlman, Jennifer M. Jenkins


Journal of Family Psychology, vol. 31, American Psychological Association ({APA}), 2017 Sep, pp. 785--791


Differential parenting and children{\textquotesingle}s social understanding


Sharon Pauker, Michal Perlman, Heather Prime, Jennifer M. Jenkins


Social Development, vol. 26, Wiley, 2016 Oct, pp. 645--657


Predicting child development knowledge and engagement of Moroccan parents


Gail L. Zellman, Rita Karam, Michal Perlman


Near and Middle Eastern Journal of Research in Education, vol. 2014, Hamad bin Khalifa University Press ({HBKU} Press), 2014 May


How Moroccan mothers and fathers view child development and their role in their children{\textquotesingle}s education


Gail L. Zellman, Michal Perlman, Rita Karam


International Journal of Early Years Education, vol. 22, Informa {UK} Limited, 2014 Apr, pp. 197--209


Identifying Arabic-Language Materials for Children That Promote Tolerance and Critical Thinking


Gail L. Zellman, Jeffrey Martini, Michal Perlman


RAND TR-856-OSD, Peer reviewed RAND Report, Santa Monica, CA, 2011



Future Skills


A critical analysis of international organizations’ and global management consulting firms’ consensus around twenty-first century skills


White L. A., Saleem S., Dhuey E., M. Perlman


Review of International Political Economy , pp. 1-26


Training and Skills Development Policy Options for the Changing World of Work


Alix J. Jansen, Linda A. White, Elizabeth Dhuey, Daniel Foster, Michal Perlman


Canadian Public Policy, vol. 45, University of Toronto Press Inc. ({UTPress}), 2019 Dec, pp. 460--482



Other


Heterogeneity in maternal and child mental health responses to the {COVID}-19 pandemic


Sumayya Saleem, Samantha Burns, Olesya Falenchuk, Petr Varmuza, Michal Perlman


Early Childhood Research Quarterly, vol. 59, Elsevier {BV}, 2022, pp. 203--214


I Felt Like I was Going Crazy: Understanding Mother's and Young Children's Educational Experiences at Home During COVID-19


Samantha Burns, Calpanaa Jegatheeswaran, Michal Perlman


Early Childhood Education Journal, Springer Science and Business Media {LLC}, 2022 Feb


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