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Effects of Preschool Curriculum Programs on School Readiness: Report from the Preschool Curriculum Evaluation Research Initiative

NCER 2008-2009
July 2008


Table A.  The intervention curricula
 
Curriculum and publisher Research team Research site Evaluator
Bright Beginnings
   (Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools 2001) 
Vanderbilt University Tennessee RTI
Creative Curriculum
   (Teaching Strategies, Inc. 2002) 
Vanderbilt University Tennessee RTI
Creative Curriculum
   (Teaching Strategies, Inc. 2002) 
University of North Carolina at Charlotte North Carolina and Georgia RTI
Creative Curriculum with Ladders to Literacy
  (Teaching Strategies, Inc. 2002; Paul H.
  Brookes Publishing Company 1998) 
University of New Hampshire New Hampshire RTI
Curiosity Corner
  (Success for All Foundation, Inc. 2003) 
Success for All Foundation Florida, Kansas, New Jersey MPR
DLM Early Childhood Express supplemented
with Open Court Reading Pre-K
  (SRA/McGraw-Hill 2003) 
Florida State University Florida MPR
Doors to Discovery
  (Wright Group/McGraw-Hill 2001) 
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Texas RTI
Early Literacy and Learning Model
  (Florida Institute of Education and the
  University of North Florida 2002) 
University of North Florida Florida RTI
Language-Focused Curriculum
  (Paul H. Brookes Publishing Company 1995) 
University of Virginia Virginia MPR
Letís Begin with the Letter People
  (Abrams & Company 2000) 
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Texas RTI
Literacy Express
  (Author: Lonigan and Farver 2002, unpublished) 
Florida State University Florida MPR
Pre-K Mathematics supplemented with DLM
Early Childhood Express Math software
  (Scott Foresman—Pre-K Mathematics 2002;
  SRA/McGraw-Hill—DLM Early Childhood
  Express Math software 2003) 
University of California, Berkeley and University at Buffalo, State University of New York California and New York RTI
Project Approach
  (Ablex 1989) 
Purdue University and University of WI-Milwaukee Wisconsin RTI
Project Construct
  (Missouri Department of Elementary
  and Secondary Education 1992) 
University of Missouri-Columbia Missouri MPR
Ready, Set, Leap! 
  (LeapFrog School House 2003) 
University of California, Berkeley New Jersey MPR
NOTE: RTI: RTI International
    MPR: Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
SOURCE: The Preschool Curriculum Evaluation Research (PCER) Study.