Research Results Published in Peer-Reviewed Journal Article and Corporation for National and Community Service Posts Brief!
The peer-reviewed journal Early Education and Development published “Results From a Randomized Controlled Trial of the Motheread/Fatheread Early Literacy Intervention: Evidence of Impact in a Rural Community, Early Education and Development” by Holen K. Hirsh, Melissa K. Richmond, Fred C. Pampel, Shelby S. Jones, Anthony C. Molieri & Josephine Jones (2018). For access visit the link or contact us for a copy.
The Corporation for National and Community Service has posted a Research Brief sharing the results of the Colorado Humanities Motheread/Fatheread Study conducted in Morgan County in 2013-2017. This study found a statistically significant change in parental behavior surrounding literacy practices and in their preschool children’s rate of growth as measured by the Teaching Strategies Gold score in the language domain. To read the brief, visit the study.
“I think this is a great program and an excellent tool these moms are taking home. They were very participative and practiced their vocabulary, writing skills and descriptive language. It was really good.”
— Facilitator Iliana Renter, Raising A Reader, after her first session.