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IES Grant

Title: Evaluation of the Early Literacy and Learning Model (ELLM): a Curriculum and Instructional Support System
Center: NCER Year: 2002
Principal Investigator: Fountain, Cheryl Awardee: University of North Florida
Program: Preschool Curriculum Evaluation Research      [Program Details]
Award Period: 4 years Award Amount: $3,105,597
Type: Efficacy and Replication Award Number: R305J020040

The purpose of this research is to evaluate the effectiveness of the preschool intervention, Early Literacy and Learning Model, on literacy achievement of children from low-income families during preschool, and their subsequent achievement in kindergarten, and first-grade. Complementary research will explore the relationship between child, teacher and instructional environment characteristics and the impact of ELLM teacher support infrastructure on preschool teachers' classroom practices, efficacy, retention rates, and job satisfaction.


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.