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Ready, Set, Leap!®
Early Childhood Education

Ready, Set, Leap!® was found to have no discernible effects on oral language, print knowledge, phonological processing, early reading/writing skills, and math.

Ready, Set, Leap!® is a comprehensive preschool curriculum that focuses on early reading skills, such as phonemic awareness, letter knowledge, and letter-sound correspondence using multi-sensory technology that incorporates touch, sight, and sound. Teachers may adopt either a theme-based or a literature-based teaching approach. For each approach, the curriculum provides lesson plans, learning objectives, and assessment tools.

Findings

2
studies that met standards out of
3
eligible studies reviewed
Outcome Domain Effectiveness Rating Grades Improvement Index
Early reading/writing No discernible effects PK --
Mathematics achievement Potentially negative effects PK
-2
 
 
Oral language No discernible effects PK --
Phonological processing Potentially positive effects PK
 
 
2
Print knowledge No discernible effects PK --

Last Updated: October 2008

Race

Black
62%
White
15%

Ethnicity

Hispanic
28%
Not Hispanic
71%

Gender

Male: 49%
Female: 50%

Delivery Method

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Whole Class

Urbanicity

Urban

Locations

NJ
Northeast


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This intervention report was prepared for the WWC by Mathematica Policy Research under contract ED-07-CO-0062.

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