Professor Gillian McNamee, Ph.D. tells Cleveland.com and the Plain Dealer how parents should choose preschool.
Rebecca Harris included our New Schools Project in this round-up of initiatives focused on the early childhood education continuum in this Catalyst Chicago article.
Erikson president Samuel J. Meisels and other Erikson faculty, instructors and students presented and discussed research, technology and teaching practices at the 2009 National Association for the Education of Young Children annual conference in Washington, D.C.
Erikson co-founder and professor Barbara T. Bowman weighed in this Washington Post article about whether preschools should allow time for play or spend the entire day on direct instruction.
Margret Nickels appeared on ABC-7 to give parents advice for helping their children get off to a good start in school.
Chicago Parent reporter Lisa Applegate interviewed professor Jon Korfmacher for a story about picking the right preschool.
A new study shows that Work Sampling for Head Start (WSHS)—an observational assessment developed by Erikson president Samuel J. Meisels and colleagues for use by early childhood teachers—is a valid and reliable tool for documenting learning in language, literacy, and math among three- and four-year-olds.
Erikson professors Barbara T. Bowman and Gillian McNamee discussed, with Chicago Parent, the wisdom of pushing pre-school students and kindergarteners to meet high academic expectations.