The Crane Center for Early Childhood Research and Policy is a multidisciplinary research center dedicated to conducting high-quality research that improves children’s learning and development at home, in school and in the community. We partner with the A. Sophie Rogers School for Early Learning to provide effective, research-based curriculum that focuses on language and literacy development and building essential social skills. We also work with a network of community partners to provide early childhood programming and family engagement. Our offerings help researchers, practitioners and families enhance their skills to support young children through workshops, seminars and professional development opportunities related to children’s well-being. Learn more about our 2018 Winter and Spring Workshop Offerings.
The SOLYLUNA Book Reading Club!
Funded by the Kellogg Foundation, The SOLYLUNA Book Reading Club promotes families’ access to books for young children, in an area of high illiteracy in Mexico. Workshops and materials are being developed and shared across Mayan villages in Yucatan State in a collaboration between the CCEC and Solyluna School in Merida, Mexico. CCEC Executive Director, Laura Justice works with mother-trainers in Mexico’s poorest region. Learn how they get books into the hands of children in need.
The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) has awarded a $3.3 million 5-year grant to Ohio State’s Crane Center for Early Childhood Research and Policy to examine the impacts of the Kindergarten-Transition Intervention (KTI), a program focused on 24 specific practices designed to build connections between families and schools. Crane researchers will …[Read more...]
Researchers have found a surprising way to help boost the skills of children with language impairment: Pay their parents to read to them. A new study tested four techniques to get parents or other caregivers to complete a 15-week literacy intervention for their children with language impairment. Only one of …[Read more...]
The new Weinland Park Collaborative Report summarizes the vital role that programs in early childhood education, quality child care and kindergarten readiness are playing in preparing young children for educational success within the context of a revitalized neighborhood. The report also recommends important public policy changes needed to sustain this …[Read more...]
September 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
October 3 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
October 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm