Early Learning News
The new website gives educators access to resources they can use to help children develop the important skills they need to thrive.
In an effort to reduce preschool suspensions and expulsions, UVA researchers and their partners are building a system to better teach adults how to support young children’s mental health.
School transitions for young students can be tricky. UVA researchers have delved into why – and how to make things easier.
With four new grants, researchers from the School of Education and Human Development will be examining a range of topics including full-day pre-kindergarten and cultural and racial equity.
The Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning and its partners have created a teaching approach that combines social smarts with academic ones.
Working in partnership with policymakers, Associate Professor Daphna Bassok aims to provide long-term solutions to real-world problems for America's youngest learners.
Four early childhood education scholars gathered for a recent webinar to discuss some of the greatest opportunities and challenges facing early childhood education in America.
Jennifer LoCasale-Crouch of the Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning explains how her team uses childhood development research to shape the courses they build for students.
Full-time UVA undergrads and current teachers come together in a course to learn how meaningful relationships and advocacy are positive forces against the impact of childhood poverty.
UVA School of Education and Human Development Dean Bob Pianta walks us through the myriad ways proposed investments in early childhood education could improve society as a whole.
A new UVA study will examine brain data of elementary-age students to explore how memory systems support math learning. (Illustration by Ziniu Chen, University Communications)
In a new volume, researchers highlight the ways partnerships between researchers and policymakers are a promising approach to effectively expanding high quality early childhood education.
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.
Professor Emily Solari discusses the pathway to increasing literacy skills in American students.
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.