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Exploring Classroom Content through Instructional Strategies


May 4, 2016 Quality and CurriculumWorkforce

Researchers and educators communicate prolifically about key elements of high-quality preschool. It is important that the high quality the field seeks in preschool is carried through to third grade, the upper end of the early childhood continuum.  Read more.  The second video  in this three-part series explores classroom content through effective instructional strategies and emphasizes assessment and differentiated…

Project-based Learning


May 3, 2016 AccessUniversal and Targeted

Researchers and educators communicate prolifically about key elements of high-quality preschool. It is important that the high quality the field asks for in preschool is carried through to third grade, the upper end of the early childhood continuum. Read more.  The third and final video in this series demonstrates a pedagogical approach to integrating curricula.

NIEER Yearbook Orientation 2015


September 1, 2015 Quality and Curriculum

Highlights of the 2014 Nieer State of Preschool Yearbook: P-3 policy in context


September 1, 2015 Quality and Curriculum

Coaching Intervention for Kindergarten Teachers


September 1, 2015 Quality and Curriculum

For a recent Rutgers GSE Brown Bag Lecture, three researchers from one of the GSE’s special units, the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER), Alexandra Figueras-Daniel, Jorie Quinn, and Shannon Riley-Ayers presented their research on a proposed intervention for 17 volunteer kindergarten teachers to improve quality. In addition to coaching, the support included professional learning communities,…

Incorporating Language Into Early Math Instruction: Using Research-Based, Developmentally Appropriate Strategies and Activities


November 1, 2014 Quality and Curriculum
Alissa Lange, Kimberly Brenneman, Jorie Quinn

This presentation from the NAEYC 2014 Annual Conference & Expo in Dallas, Texas, discusses the value of incorporating language – both teacher and student – in early mathematics learning experiences.  This presentation, discusses the value of incorporating language – both teacher and student – in early mathematics learning experiences. It highlights the importance of starting with a…

Designing an Innovative Professional Development System to Support STEM Teaching for Dual Language Learners


July 1, 2014
Kimberly Brenneman and Alissa A. Lange

Assistant Research Professors Kimberly Brenneman and Alissa A. Lange presented a poster on their SciMath-DLL project at the National Head Start Research Conference .

ECEC Evaluation: What Can We Learn From the Past?


July 1, 2014 AssessmentOutcomesState & LocalState Pre-K Evaluations

Presentation by Steve Barnett at  The Transatlantic Forum on Inclusive Early Years in Amsterdam .

Research and Use of Evaluation to Influence ECEC Policy


June 1, 2014 AssessmentGovernance and AccountabilityOutcomesState & LocalState Pre-K Evaluations

Presentation by Steve Barnett at  The Transatlantic Forum on Inclusive Early Years in Amsterdam .

Early Childhood Education for the Future


April 15, 2014

This panel presentation was part of the Early Childhood Education for the Future Symposium  (March 2013) was co-sponsored by: the Illinois State Board of Education, Illinois Resource Center: Early Childhood Professional Development, & Loyola University School of Law Education Law and Policy Institute. Presenters: – Milagros Nores , Assistant Research Professor, National Institute for Early Education Research –…