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McCarthy Betsy, Li Linlin, Tiu Michelle, Atienza Sara, Sexton Ursula, November, 2015
Reports & Papers
The study described in this report tested an intervention involving a family engagement model designed to promote mathematics learning in preschool children. The intervention model includes a school-based curriculum whereby families attend weekly…
McCarthy Betsy, Li Linlin, Tiu Michelle, Atienza Sara, Sexton Ursula, November, 2015
Executive Summary
During the summer of 2014, WestEd conducted a study of family engagement and early mathematics learning as part of the Ready To Learn (RTL) initiative with the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS). The…
McCarthy Betsy, Li Linlin, Tiu Michelle, Atienza Sara, Sexton Ursula, November, 2015
Fact Sheets & Briefs
In 2014, WestEd conducted a study of family engagement and early mathematics learning as part of the Ready To Learn (RTL) Initiative with the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS). The study was designed…
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…
Tiu Michelle, McCarthy Betsy, Li Linlin, October, 2015
Executive Summary
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…
McCarthy Betsy, Tiu Michelle, Li Linlin, September, 2014
Reports & Papers
WestEd conducted a classroom-based study during the summer of 2014 for the CPB-PBS Ready To Learn Initiative in order to investigate children's relatively unmediated use of the Curious George's Busy Day transmedia suite (digital games, hands-on…
McCarthy Betsy, Tiu Michelle, Li Linlin, September, 2014
Executive Summary

WestEd conducted a classroom-based study for the CPB-PBS Ready To Learn Initiative during the summer of 2014 in order to investigate children's relatively unmediated use of the Curious George's Busy Day transmedia suite in supporting preschool…

McCarthy Betsy, Li Linlin, Atienza Sara, Sexton Ursula, Tiu Michelle, September, 2013
Reports & Papers
During the spring of 2013, WestEd conducted a study of PBS KIDS mathematics transmedia suites in preschool families and communities as part of the Ready To Learn Initiative developed by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and the Public…
McCarthy Betsy, Li Linlin, Atienza Sara, Sexton Ursula, Tiu Michelle, September, 2013
Executive Summary
During the spring of 2013, WestEd conducted a study of PBS KIDS mathematics transmedia suites in preschool families and communities as part of the Ready To Learn Initiative developed by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) and the Public…
McCarthy Betsy, Winston Donna, Li Linlin, Michel Lisa, Salguero Katie, Atienza Sara, October, 2012
Reports & Papers
This report describes a research study of Chicago Public Schools' Virtual Pre-K (VPK) Math Program and its integration of the PBS KIDS transmedia resources in 12 Chicago schools during the 2011-2012 academic year. Funded by the U.S. Department of…
McCarthy Betsy, Winston Donna, Li Linlin, Michel Lisa, Salguero Katie, Atienza Sara, October, 2012
Executive Summary
This report describes a research study of Chicago Public Schools' Virtual Pre-K (VPK) Math Program and its integration of the PBS KIDS transmedia resources in 12 Chicago schools during the 2011-2012 academic year. Funded by the U.S. Department of…
McCarthy Betsy, Li Linlin, Tiu Michelle, September, 2012
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of three mathematics transmedia gaming suites, which are videos and computer games linked to established children's educational shows and characters, that examines preschool children's gains in mathematics skills and knowledge and…
McCarthy Betsy, Li Linlin, Tiu Michelle, September, 2012
Executive Summary
A summary of an evaluation of three mathematics transmedia gaming suites, which are videos and computer games linked to established children's educational shows and characters, that examines preschool children's gains in mathematics skills and…