Video of the Trust for Learning and North Carolina Early Childhood Foundation webinar on parents as consumers of early childhood education research.
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Our presentation in collaboration with the North Carolina Early Childhood Foundation on what our findings from parent research mean for field stakeholders.
Collaboratively written by members of the Ideal Learning Roundtable, the Principles document outlines the core concepts that form the foundation of high-quality ECE, or Ideal Learning.
Comprehensive research on what parents want from early childhood education provides valuable insight on how to align public policies with public expectations.
A study of high-fidelity Montessori public preschool programs shows they are effective at elevating all children’s performance and equalizing outcomes among those who typically do worse in traditional settings.
Read about the work of this select group of developmental early childhood providers.
The Trust for Learning is featured in a mini-documentary created in partnership with NationSwell that shows what ideal learning looks like: evidence-based, curriculum-rich learning that above all is child-centered. The video also features Lumin Education, an exemplar provider whose developmental approach educates the whole child and delivers results—regardless of socioeconomic status. In 2015, 95% of their 3rd grade alumni graduated high school, with 89% of those going on to attend college.
Watch the video below.
This report contains the full results of the Parents as Consumers of Early Childhood Education research.
Parents’ goals, motivations and activities to support their children’s early development are comprehensively documented in the Trust for Learning’s Parents as Consumers research.
Reference these talking points when discussing the parent research with advocates, policymakers and colleagues.