Friday, March 22, 2013 - 09:20

Project WORLD involves a nationwide partnership with Texas A&M University's Center on Disability and Development and The University of Texas - Pan American with funding awarded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute for Educational Sciences (IES) grant # R305A110638 .



Wednesday, April 11, 2012 - 15:26

 

 

"The children are more open to exploring new concepts when learning the word and forming relationships with new words. It has sparked their interest in books and sharing new words with friends and parents." 

Children's knowledge of vocabulary is critical to understanding spoken and written language. Yet, many children enter preschool with limited...



Monday, April 9, 2012 - 10:32

Children's knowledge of vocabulary is critical to understanding spoken and written language. Yet, many children enter preschool with limited knowledge of words and their meanings. Project WORLD (Words of Oral Reading and Language Development) addresses this issue by examining methods to accelerate the vocabulary development and background knowledge of a diverse group of preschool children identified as being at risk of language-related disabilities. Project WORLD, in...