Early Learning News
With a new research fellowship, education professor Jamie Jirout will expand her research on how teachers and parents can encourage curiosity and spark interest in learning.
With $3.4M Grant, Researchers Will Examine Professional Development Impact on Preschoolers’ Behavior
Researchers will study an early childhood mental health consultation model aimed to improve teacher practice and promote young children’s success in preschool.
A UVA professor of reading education says that some children will need higher levels of intensive, targeted reading instruction at the beginning of this school year.
Professor Emily Solari will lead a team of researchers to evaluate the Reading Well program’s impact on first grade children.
How long should children spend reading each day? What if your child doesn’t like to read? Education professor Emily Solari offers tips and strategies for parents while children are learning at home.
Curry School researchers built a video library that aims to improve early learners’ mathematics skills by providing free professional development for preschool teachers.
A new study at the University of Virginia provides insight into how educators and policymakers can improve the quality of preschool experiences for children from low-income families.
Data from the Curry School’s Virginia Kindergarten Readiness Program – collected for the first time from every single school division in the Commonwealth – illuminates ways to help teachers provide quality early education for all students.
UVA Researchers Ask: How Does This Popular Social-Emotional Learning Program Benefit Teachers and Students?
With a $3.3 million grant, researchers at the University of Virginia will conduct the largest study to date of RULER, a widely used social and emotional learning intervention.
When it comes to school attendance, how many missed days are too many? UVA Today asked Robert C. Pianta, the dean of the Curry School.
The inaugural Research Achievement Awards featured University leaders handing out 13 honors to UVA’s most outstanding researchers working on projects ranging from education policy to precision medicine to police-community relations.
In 2019, CASTL faculty received a total of $12.4 million in new grant funding to research a range of topics spanning early childhood to postsecondary education.
Participants at the Connect Science Energy Institute will learn about effective social-emotional learning and teaching, service-learning and relevant content on energy and natural resources.
Daphna Bassok has seen firsthand the benefits of quality early childhood education. Now she’s working to make sure more children receive those opportunities.
The policy summit is the third to be hosted as a collaborative effort between the Curry School, the UVA K-12 Advisory Council, the Virginia Department of Education, and the Office of the Secretary of Education.
An early childhood education program in Virginia helped improve children’s school readiness and strengthen supports and relationships within school communities