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Previous Research Studies

The Effects of Physical Activity During Outdoor Play on Children's On-Task Behavior During Group Time
Topic: Physical Activity, Outdoor Play, Group Time
Principal Investigator: Allison Lundy

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How Preschool Teachers Introduce New Play Materials
Topic: Initiation, Materials, Play
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey Trawick-Smith, Julia DeLapp

 

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Differences in Social Interactions During Between Dual Language Learners and English-Only Speakers (2018)Topic: Dual language learners, Social interaction
Principal Investigator: Stefanie Dominguez Learn more

TIMPANI Toy Study: Toys That Inspire Mindful Play and Nurture the Imagination (2010-2019)Topic: Play
Principal Investigators: Jeffrey Trawick-Smith, Julia DeLapp

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The Relationship of Teacher-Child Math Talk During Preschool Play To Young Children’s Mathematics Learning (2016-2017)Topic: Play
Principal Investigators: Jeffrey Trawick-Smith, Sudha Swaminathan

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Choices Preschool Children Make During Free Play Time: Effects of Age, Gender, Socioeconomic Status, and Ethnicity (2016)Topic: Play
Principal Investigator: Samantha Marsh Learn more

Using Literacy to Encourage Mathematical Interest in Preschool (2016)Topic: Mathematics
Principal Investigator: Sarah Beth Tonzi

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Identifying Math Conversations in Play That Promote Early Mathematical Thinking in Preschools (2016)Topic: Mathematics
Principal Investigators: Jeffrey Trawick-Smith, Sudha Swaminathan, Alysson Iannicelli

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The Effects of Physical Activity on Cognitive Development in Preschoolers (2015)Topic: Physical
Principal Investigator: Amy Gagnon

Block Play & Mathematics Learning in Preschool (2014-2015)Topic: Mathematics
Principal Investigators: Jeffrey Trawick-Smith, Sudha Swaminathan

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Naptime Data Meetings to Increase the Math Talk of Early Care & Education Providers (2013)Topic: Mathematics
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey Trawick-Smith

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The Effects of Physical Education on Classroom Behaviors (2013)Topic: Physical Education
Principal Investigator: Rachel Hanrahan

Teacher-Child Interactions and Scaffolding During Educational Technology Use (2012)Topic: Technology
Principal Investigator: Sudha Swaminathan

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The Relationship of Teacher-Child Interactions in Preschool Play to Young Children’s Mathematical Ability (2010-2011)Topic: Mathematics
Principal Investigators: Jeffrey Trawick-Smith, Sudha Swaminathan

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Handheld vs. Desktop Computers: Effective Usage by Preschoolers in Natural Learning Environments (2010)Topic: Technology
Principal Investigator: Sudha Swaminathan Learn more
The Effects of Physical and Outdoor Play on Young Children’s Development (2010)Topic: Play
Principal Investigators: Jeffrey Trawick-Smith, Darren Robert, Ann Gruenberg, and Julia DeLapp Learn More
Data-Driven, Language Differentiated Professional Development for Teachers (2009-2011)Topic: Literacy
Principal Investigators: Maureen Ruby & Ann Anderberg Learn More
Reliability and Validity of an Instrument to Measure the Effects of Toys on the Cognitive, Creative, and Social Behaviors of Preschool Children (2009-2010)Topic: Play
Principal Investigators: Jeffrey Trawick-Smith, Heather Russell, and Sudha Swaminathan Learn more
Drawing Back the Lens on Play: A Frame Analysis of Young Children’s Play in Puerto Rico (2009)Topic: Play
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey Trawick-Smith Learn more
Digital Video Documentation as a Reflective Tool for Enhancing Children’s Mathematical Understanding and Reasoning (2008)Topic: Mathematics
Principal Investigator: Sudha Swaminathan Learn more
“Good-Fit” Teacher-Child Play Interactions and the Subsequent Autonomous Play of Preschool Children (2006)Topic: Play
Principal Investigator: Dr. Jeffrey Trawick-Smith Learn More
Untangling Teacher-Child Play Interactions: Do Teacher Education and Experience Influence Good-Fit Responses to Children’s Play? (2006)Topic: Play
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey Trawick-Smith Learn more