Research and Resources: The New Edition of FPG eNews

Date Published: 06/20/2017

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Oral Storytelling Skills Affect Reading Differently for African American Boys and Girls
The oral storytelling skills of African American preschoolers make a difference in how quickly their reading skills develop, and the effect is much different for girls and boys... more

Singapore Delegation on Early Learning Programs Visits FPG

A delegation from Singapore, which included the country’s Minister for Social and Family Development, traveled to Chapel Hill last month to meet with scientists at FPG about high-quality early learning programs... more

FPG Brings Targeted Reading Intervention to NC Elementary Schools (with video)

This pioneering project uses webcam coaching to support teachers with struggling readers... more

Time Is Running Out to Register for FPG's Workshop on The Incredible Years® Teacher Classroom Management Program

This authorized workshop is for professionals who want to train teachers in an acclaimed evidence-based program for early childhood and elementary classrooms... more

The First Sights Babies See Sculpt the Brain’s Visual Circuitry

The latest issue of Baby Talk connects you to this story, as well as more news and resources... more

Researchers Report on the Current State of Scientific Knowledge on Pre-Kindergarten Effects (with video)

How can we use evaluations of an earlier generation of programs to guide the development of today's pre-K programs?  more

In Case You Missed It: FPG's Groundbreaking "Advancing Knowledge, Enhancing Lives" Conference (with video)

A year ago this summer, FPG celebrated its 50th anniversary with a groundbreaking conference to improve outcomes for children and families... more

Why Is Racial Equity Important?

This infographic begins to address how we can achieve racial equity, and an accompanying handout also explains more about it... more
 
Easy-to-Administer Performance-Based Tool Assesses Executive Function

According to a new study, children with disabilities do not perform systemically worse than typically developing peers on this assessment
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September Workshop Provides Strategies on Student Motivation and Engagement

Here's how you can increase student engagement and decrease teacher stress... more
 
Unstable Child Care Can Affect Children by Age 4

Research revealed that disruptions in child care negatively affect children’s social development... more
 
FPG Launches New Project to Update Evidence-Based Practices for People with Autism

A new national clearinghouse is updating FPG’s seminal report on evidence-based practices for children and youth with autism spectrum disorder… more