Dr. Bingham presents at the Friendship House

Dr. Bingham presented on the importance of early childhood education on September 29th at the Friendship House’s Spaghetti Supper Fundraiser in Dalton, Georgia. Friendship House is one of few NAEYC accredited and 3 Start Quality Rated programs in North Georgia. The Fundraiser, which provided over 2,200 meals to Dalton residents, was an opportunity to highlight… more »

GEEARS releases A Framework for School Readiness in Georgia

This month, our partners at the Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students (GEEARS) released A Framework for School Readiness in Georgia.  The framework was developed with various stakeholders throughout the state, with the goal of adopting a shared comprehensive definition of school readiness for Georgia.  The framework represents input from parents, teachers, principals, researchers,… more »

Dr. Bingham and colleagues launch iWrite professional development modules this month

The research team of Drs. Hope K. Gerde (Michigan State University), Gary E. Bingham (Georgia State University), and Ryan P. Bowles (Michigan State University) has been awarded $1.5 million from the U.S. Department of Education/Institute of Education Sciences to develop and examine the feasibility of a professional development program for Head Start teachers focused on promoting early writing in the… more »

UCSC is represented at the SSSR annual conference

Faculty and graduate students in the Urban Child Study Center participated in the annual conference for the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading (SSSR) in Nova Scotia, Halifax this week. SSSR is an interdisciplinary, international society dedicated to promoting and advancing the principles of science to study of reading and related areas, including oral… more »