|Title:||Evaluation of Pre-Kindergarten Curricula in Head Start and Public School Settings|
|Principal Investigator:||Landry, Susan H.||Awardee:||University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston|
|Program:||Preschool Curriculum Evaluation Research [Program Details]|
|Award Period:||4 years||Award Amount:||$1,794,102|
|Type:||Efficacy and Replication||Award Number:||R305J020014|
This project will evaluate the effectiveness of the two language/literacy curricula for pre-kindergarten children in Head Start and public school pre-K programs. Complementary research will investigate the conditions under which each curriculum achieves the greatest impact on children's developmental outcomes.
Assel, M.A., Landry, S.H., and Swank, P.R. (2007). Are Early Childhood Classrooms Preparing Children to be School Ready?: The CIRCLE Teacher Behavior Rating Scale. In L. Justice, and C. Vukelich (Eds.), Achieving Excellence in Preschool Literacy Instruction (pp. 120–135). New York: Guilford Press.
IES published report (GPO)
Preschool Curriculum Evaluation Research Consortium (2008). Effects of Preschool Curriculum Programs on School Readiness (NCER 2008–2009). U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Research. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.
Journal article, monograph, or newsletter
Assel, M., Landry, S.H., Swank, P.R., and Gunnewig, S. (2007). An Evaluation of Curriculum, Setting, and Mentoring on the Performance of Children Enrolled in Pre-Kindergarten. Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 20: 463–494.