ERIC Number: ED544022
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Readiness for School Involves an Array of Skills: Let's Not Forget Fine Motor Development. NCRECE In Focus. Volume 1, Issue 5
Goffin, Stacie G.
National Center for Research on Early Childhood Education
Interest in children's success as readers has existed for a long time. With growing attention to our nation's global competitiveness, school success with math and science is joining reading as important topic areas for children's early learning. As a result, new research is exploring predictors of school success with math and science as well as for reading. Towards this end, researchers from the National Center for Research in Early Childhood Education (NCRECE) reexamined longitudinal data from a ground-breaking study that identified kindergarten readiness factors. Their findings, which are presented in two related studies, confirm the value of a broad-based, early childhood education (ECE) curricula that incorporate multiple content areas and facilitates children's overall development.
Descriptors: School Readiness, Preschool Children, Motor Development, Early Childhood Education, Mathematics Achievement, Reading Achievement, Science Achievement, Longitudinal Studies, Prediction, Attention, Cognitive Development, Comprehension
National Center for Research on Early Childhood Education. 350 Old Ivy Way Suite 100, Charlottesville, VA 22903. Tel: 866-301-8278; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://curry.virginia.edu/research/centers/castl/project/ncrece
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: Early Childhood Education; Preschool Education
Sponsor: Institute of Education Sciences (ED)
Authoring Institution: National Center for Research on Early Childhood Education (NCRECE)
IES Funded: Yes
Grant or Contract Numbers: R305A060021