Envisioning Change is a statewide effort to close the achievement gap for African American students beginning in the earliest grades.
Maureen Kelleher wrote about the findings of Erikson’s study of Illinois’s pre-k programs in this Education Week article.
Three recent grants from the J.B. and M.K. Pritzker Faculty Innovation Fund are giving young faculty researchers support as they pursue work in key areas.
“Hearthstones” and “gullies” are in short supply in most cities, but you’d never know that from looking through the shelves of a classroom library.
Youth Today published this article about several research projects on home visitation programs, including one by associate professor Jon Korfmacher.
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.
Network coordinators with specialized training are highly effective.
Daniel Scheinfeld’s research was mentioned in Childcare Information Exchange as a resource for teachers who want to adopt Reggio Emilia methods in their classrooms.
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.