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What Works Clearinghouse, 2013
"Ladders to Literacy" is a supplemental early literacy curriculum composed of 60 activities designed to develop children's print/book awareness, metalinguistic awareness, and oral language skills. The "Ladders to Literacy" activities can be implemented in a variety of early childhood settings and adapted for children with…
Descriptors: Emergent Literacy, Preschool Education, Curriculum Enrichment, Preschool Children
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What Works Clearinghouse, 2012
The study examined in this review analyzed whether a full two-year "Learning Experiences and Alternative Program for Preschoolers and Their Parents" ("LEAP") training and support model for teachers was superior in improving outcomes of preschool children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), as compared to a limited…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Early Intervention, Preschool Children
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What Works Clearinghouse, 2013
"Social skills training" is not a specific curriculum, but rather a collection of practices that use a behavioral approach for teaching preschool children age-appropriate social skills and competencies, including communication, problem solving, decision making, self-management, and peer relations. "Social skills training" can…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Competence, Training, Preschool Education, Preschool Children
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What Works Clearinghouse, 2012
"Milieu teaching" is a practice that involves manipulating or arranging stimuli in a preschool child's natural environment to create a setting that encourages them to engage in a targeted behavior. For example, a teacher might place a desirable toy in a setting to encourage a student to request that toy (where requesting a toy is the…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Behavior Modification, Teaching Methods, Preschool Children
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What Works Clearinghouse, 2010
This paper presents an updated WWC (What Works Clearinghouse) Quick Review of the Report "Head Start Impact Study: Final Report". This study examined the effects of offering Head Start to 3- and 4-year-olds. Head Start is a federal program aimed at boosting the school readiness of low-income children by providing preschool education and…
Descriptors: School Readiness, Preschool Education, Nutrition, Disadvantaged Youth
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What Works Clearinghouse, 2007
"SRA Real Math Building Blocks PreK" (also referred to as "Building Blocks for Math") is a supplemental mathematics curriculum designed to develop preschool children's early mathematical knowledge through various individual and small- and large-group activities. It uses "Building Blocks for Math PreK" software,…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Preschool Children, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Achievement
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What Works Clearinghouse, 2009
This study examined whether the Head Start Research-based Developmentally Informed (REDI) program is more effective than the standard Head Start program at improving the language, emergent literacy, and social-emotional skills of preschoolers. Head Start centers in three Pennsylvania counties were randomly assigned either to use the REDI program…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Emergent Literacy, Language Acquisition, Interpersonal Competence
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What Works Clearinghouse, 2010
This study examined the effects of offering Head Start to preschoolers. Head Start is a federal program aimed at boosting the school readiness of low-income children by providing preschool education and health and nutrition services. The study analyzed data on about 4,700 preschool-aged children who applied for enrollment for the 2002-03 program…
Descriptors: School Readiness, Preschool Education, Nutrition, Disadvantaged Youth
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What Works Clearinghouse, 2007
"Pre-K Mathematics" is a supplemental curriculum designed to develop informal mathematical knowledge and skills in preschool children. Mathematical content is organized into seven units. Specific mathematical concepts and skills from each unit are taught in the classroom through teacher-guided, small-group activities with concrete…
Descriptors: Mathematics Curriculum, Preschool Education, Small Group Instruction, Mathematics Instruction
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What Works Clearinghouse, 2014
Children have a natural interest in math, and the "Teaching Math to Young Children" practice guide (ED544376) aims to help teachers capitalize on that interest to make children's preschool and school experience more engaging and beneficial. In this practice guide summary, readers will find: (1) An overview of the guide's five…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Educational Research, Teaching Methods, Guides
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What Works Clearinghouse, 2012
"The Incredible Years" is an intervention composed of training programs for children, parents, and teachers that is intended to reduce children's aggression and improve their social skills. The three programs (child, parent, and teacher) can be used independently or in combination. The child program focuses on building social and…
Descriptors: Intervention, Early Childhood Education, Disabilities, Preschool Children
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What Works Clearinghouse, 2007
"Literacy Express" is a comprehensive preschool curriculum designed for three- to five-year-old children. It is structured around units on oral language, emergent literacy, basic math, science, general knowledge, and socio-emotional development. It can be used in half- or full-day programs with typically developing children and children…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Preschool Curriculum, Professional Development, Preschool Children
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What Works Clearinghouse, 2013
"Doors to Discovery"]TM] is a preschool literacy curriculum that uses eight thematic units of activities to help children build fundamental early literacy skills in oral language, phonological awareness, concepts of print, alphabet knowledge, writing, and comprehension. The eight thematic units cover topics such as nature, friendship,…
Descriptors: Preschool Curriculum, Emergent Literacy, Preschool Children, School Readiness
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What Works Clearinghouse, 2013
"Let's Begin with the Letter People"[R] is an early childhood literacy curriculum that uses 26 thematic units--each of which covers a letter of the alphabet--to develop children's language and early literacy skills. A major focus of the program is phonological awareness, including rhyming, word play, alliteration, and segmentation.…
Descriptors: Emergent Literacy, Preschool Curriculum, Preschool Children, Oral Language
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What Works Clearinghouse, 2012
The study examined the impact of Project STAR (Sit Together and Read) on literacy skills of preschool students. Project STAR is a program in which teachers read books aloud to their students and use instructional techniques designed to encourage children to pay attention to print within storybooks. Eighty-five preschool classrooms were randomly…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Reading Aloud to Others, Reading Programs, Emergent Literacy
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