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Oliva-Olson Carola, October, 2019
Reports & Papers
This study compares classroom quality and improvements in children’s language skills for programs implementing two Head Start classroom language models: (1) dual language model and (2) English with home language support (EHLS). The dual language…
Pendergast Evelaine, Lieberman-Betz Rebecca G., Vail Cynthia O., January, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study explored infield prekindergarten teachers' attitudes and beliefs toward teaching science to young children. In addition, prekindergarten teachers' previous and future interests in science-related professional development were assessed.…
Alade Fashina, Lauricella Alexis R., Beaudoin-Ryan Leanne, Wartella Ellen, September, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
American students rank well below international peers in the disciplines of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Early exposure to STEM-related concepts is critical to later academic achievement. Given the rise of tablet-…
Tiu Michelle, McCarthy Betsy, Li Linlin, October, 2015
Reports & Papers
In spring 2015, WestEd conducted a study for the CPB-PBS Ready To Learn Initiative of a school- and home-based transmedia mathematics intervention based on the resources in the PBS KIDS Odd Squad transmedia suite. The transmedia mathematics…
SRI International, 2014
Reports & Papers
SRI's Afterschool Science Networks (ASN) study provides new insights and empirical findings regarding the offering of science learning opportunities at scale. Four meetings of afterschool and informal science stakeholders were held in March and…
Lundh Patrik, House Ann, Means Barbara, Harris Christopher J., Fall 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Afterschool programs have increasingly gained attention as settings that can help enrich students' science learning (Halpern, 2004). Even though science is widely included in afterschool activities, sites often lack adequate materials and staff know…
MCG (Michael Cohen Group, LLC), 26 July, 2013
Reports & Papers
The overall objective of this RCT study is to evaluate the educational effectiveness of the Pocoyo PlaySets in supporting English language learning among primarily Spanish-speaking preschool children. The specific objectives of this study are to…