Front Porch Series: Broadcast Calls
Join NCQTL the fourth Monday of each month from 1 - 1:45 p.m. Eastern Time (10 - 10:45 a.m. Pacific Time) for a facilitated broadcast call on research and implications for practical application. Guest presenters include well known researchers and other leaders.
Next Broadcast Call
An Introduction to the Preschool Curriculum Consumer Report: for Head Start Classrooms
Monday, October 27, 2014 | 1 - 1:45 p.m. EDT
Dr. Bridget Hamre, University of Virginia's Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning (CASTL)
This presentation will provide an overview of NCQTL's Preschool Curriculum Consumer Report. We will present information to help Head Start programs use the report to guide decisions about their classroom curricula. The report reviews 14 comprehensive curricula on components such as research evidence, breadth and depth of coverage of learning domains, and supports for families and dual language learners.
Speaker Dr. Erin Barton
Dr. Hamre is an Associate Research Professor and Associate Director of the University of Virginia's Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning (CASTL). Dr. Hamre's areas of expertise include student-teacher relationships, and classroom processes that promote positive academic and social development for young children. She has authored numerous peer-reviewed manuscripts that document the ways in which early teacher-child relationships and teachers' social and instructional interactions with children support children's development and learning, and may help close the achievement gap for students at risk of school failure.
Last Updated: October 3, 2014