Long-Term Study Findings on Impacts of Child-Initiated vs. Academic-Driven Preschool

Based on the results of one study, children who attended child-centered programs with a focus on child-initiated, active learning outperformed children who attended academic-focused preschool in grade 6.

Created on November 21 2015 at 08: 00 AM


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1: "Moving Up The Grades: Relationship Between Preschool Model And Later School Success.," Early Childhood Research & Practice, 2002, by RA Marcon. (Citations: 203).

A follow-up study of children who began school at age 4 (referred to as Year 1 in this study) was conducted to examine the influence of three different preschool models on later school success. These children from an urban school district were studied again in Year 5 as they ...



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