Kindergarten Readiness Among Children Participating in Early Start Columbus

A team from the Crane Center analyzed 2021-2022 state Kindergarten Readiness Assessment data and overall trends to examine the readiness of children participating in Early Start Columbus.

Kindergarten Transitions: Examples from the A. Sophie Rogers School for Early Learning

Children doing math on a chalk board with adult present.
This brief highlights A. Sophie Roger's kindergarten transition practices that ensure a successful transition for children, following Dr. Robert Pianta’s and Dr. Sara Rimm-Kaufmann's framework.

Early Childhood Learning and Children’s Literacy Skills in Kindergarten and Third Grade

This brief from Crane Center researchers, Early Childhood Learning and Children's Literacy Skills in Kindergarten and Third Grade, aimed to determine whether preschool assessments can predict how children will do on the KRA-L and Third-Grade Reading Guarantee.

Designing e-books to model real-time ideas for parents reading with their child

RIVETING RESEARCH BLOG SERIES. Early childhood researchers are using advancements in technology to support families with young children. A new study examined if e-books could effectively show parents ideas to make time reading with their child more meaningful.

Parents’ responsivity and early language development

RIVETING RESEARCH BLOG SERIES. Poverty is shown to have negative effects on young children's language development. A mediated meta-analysis of more than 6,000 preschool children examined why by looking at whether socioeconomic risks impacts parent responsivity.

Friend or Foe? Screen time and its effects on young children

The Riveting Research blog series is a succinct summary of a new study with compelling design and implications. This month's blog examines a meta analysis study to examine the effects of screen time on young kids.

Transition to Kindergarten

Transition to Kindergarten
Support young children during their transition to kindergarten through these resources for researchers, parents, and providers.

Expanding access to pre-primary education around the world

The Riveting Research blog series is a succinct summary of a new study with compelling design and implications. This week's blog examines Ethiopia's approach to rapidly expanding access to universal early education.

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHT: “We’re More than a Daycare”

Research study co-authored by Crane Center Faculty Affiliate, Dr. Shayne Piasta, investigated the labels used to describe early childcare professionals by those in the field.

Core Knowledge in Preschool Project (CKP)

CKP Project focuses on the efficacy of the Core Knowledge in Preschool Program in promoting the math and science education of children who are at risk of socioeconomic disadvantage.