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UCSC Participates in Empowered Readers Children’s Literacy March

On Saturday January 19, 2019 staff and students from the Urban Child Study Center participated in the Empowered Readers Children’s Literacy March.  We sponsored a table where children and families could engage in literacy and writing activities as well as take photographs with Pounce. We also donated books to help Empowered Readers reach their… more »

UCSC Presents to Faculty and Students in China

Drs. Gary Bingham and Chenyi Zhang presented a series of presentations about the quality of early childhood program, program evaluation and early childhood professional development in Baoding, Hebei Province, China from November 19 to November 21, 2018. The presentations were given to the faculty and students at Hebei University, local directors of child care centers,… more »

UCSC Participates in ASHA Convention

Dr. Rihana S. Mason presented “The Use of the Language Environment Analysis System (LENA) in a Noisy Environment: Feasibility Study in Family Child Care Homes on Friday, November 16, 2018 at the American Speech and Hearing Association Convention ( ASHA). This year’s convention was held in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Mason shared the results… more »

UCSC L&L Undergraduate Fellow Presents at ABRCMS

On Friday November 16, 2018 Alvin Glymph presented his first career poster at the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS)  in Indianapolis, Indiana.  ABRCMS is one the largest professional conferences for underrepresented students. Alvin presented “ Building Young Children’s Vocabulary in Family Child Care Homes”. His preliminary study included the analysis of… more »

UCSC participates in the 2018 Annual NNERPP Forum

The Urban Child Study Center (UCSC) is a member of the National Network of Education Research-Practice Partnerships (NNERPP). In July, UCSC, participated in the 2018 Annual NNERPP Forum in Portland, Oregon.  We traveled with several of our partners to participate in the forum, including Sydney Ahearn and Danielle Veal (Atlanta Public Schools), Hanah Goldberg (Georgia… more »