Education Report Roundup

Preschool Strategies

By Linda Jacobson — September 26, 2006 1 min read

“Effective Preschool Curricula and Teaching Strategies” is posted by the National Center for Children in Poverty.

Ensuring teachers are trained in early literacy and math, using a research-based curriculum that includes a focus on social skills, and supporting children once they enter school are a few of the ways that preschools can narrow the achievement gap between children from low-income families and their more affluent peers, concludes a report by the National Center for Children in Poverty, based at Columbia University.

A version of this article appeared in the September 27, 2006 edition of Education Week