Children who attended North Carolina's state preschool program continued to make better-than-expected gains at the end of kindergarten, according to a recent study.
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March 27, 2015
March 25, 2015
Teach For America teachers in pre-K though 2nd grade were better at teaching students to read than other teachers, says a study by the research firm Mathematica.
March 23, 2015
How much fathers talk to young children has a direct positive effect on their kindergarten performance, according to a study by researchers at the University of North Carolina.
March 20, 2015
Denmark's WriteReader, an app that enables children to create digital books as they learn how to read, will be expanding into the U.S. market.
March 17, 2015
Unless we grapple with the questions about proper use, potential outcomes and ethics regarding technology while students remain in our schools, the dangers inherent in the use of such powerful tools will graduate along with them.
March 09, 2015
Yesterday we observed International Women's Day and throughout March we celebrate Women's History Month. As such, this month's posts will showcase women who inspire me and I believe can inspire our students. First up is Axie Oh, Axie is an aspiring young adult writer who was recently named a finalist for the New Visions Award in recognition of her novel, The Amaterasu Project.
March 06, 2015
The program will provide books and resources to 20,000 rural children in four states.
February 19, 2015
New data on literacy, numeracy and problem solving skills show that U.S. millennials have fallen to the back of the pack internationally and continue to slip.
February 18, 2015
A new program is targeting 21 rural schools across the country to boost literacy instruction and improve early-literacy skills, especially among rural children from low-income households.
February 18, 2015
The project aims to build capacity among rural educators and communities to boost early-literacy skills.