CASTL | The Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning
VA Legislature Awards CASTL Researchers $1M to Take Kindergarten Readiness Assessment Statewide
Based on the success of the pilot study, Virginia legislatures added $1M to this year's budget to expand the VKRP.
CASTL Plays Vital Role in 'Bold and Innovative' VPI Plus
CASTL researchers will play a vital role in transforming Virginia’s existing State Preschool Program into a national exemplar with a project called VPI Plus.
CASTL's Mission to Improve Education in Latin America
CASTL is doing a descriptive study of children’s classroom experiences in Kindergarten, 1st and 2nd grade in Brazil, Ecuador and Chile.
FOCAL Lab Engages in International Collaboration with University of Tuebingen
Prof. Hulleman works with University of Tuebingen to examine STEM motivation from international perspective.
Rimm-Kaufman Talks About How Social, Emotional Skills Lead to Academic Gains
Prof. and CASTL Researcher Sara Rimm-Kaufman outlines key findings from Responsive Classroom study published in the American Education Research Journal.
CASTL Partners with VECF to Offer Free Online Course for Early Childhood Educators
The Virginia Early Childhood Foundation and CASTL offer free Early Classroom Interactions online course to VA teachers.
News, Research, & Resources
- Curry’s Impact is Improving Schools in South America, Central Asia
- Prof. Jennings and CARE are featured on the NPR Blog
- Research You Can Use: CASTL research featured in Curry Magazine’s Educators Edition 2016
- Just Say Yes – CASTL’s Jennifer LoCasale-Crouch Shares her Inspiration for International Research
- Does it Matter if Teachers and Students are the Same Race?
- New Grant Aims to Test the Core Knowledge Language Arts Read-Aloud Program: Does it work?
- New E3 School and Curry Faculty Featured in Video
- Prof. LoCasale-Crouch Has New Research Cited by Education Week
- ‘Deep Dive’ Study Aims to Map How Children’s School Readiness Skills Develop
- ‘Digital Badge’: An Alternative Way to Certify Early Education Teachers