The Creative Curriculum® for Preschool

The Creative Curriculum® for Preschool is not just research-based—including the most current research on early childhood development and learning—it’s also research-proven. An independent, two-year impact study found evidence that The Creative Curriculum® for Preschool is effective in helping children achieve positive outcomes, specifically higher literacy and math outcomes and increased teacher effectiveness. This means that you can have complete confidence in The Creative Curriculum® for use in your Head Start program.

  • Effectiveness Study: The Creative Curriculum® for Preschool (PDF)
  • Research Foundation: Language and Literacy (PDF)
  • Research Foundation: The Creative Curriculum (PDF)
  • Research Foundation: Mathematics (PDF)
  • Research Foundation: English- and Dual-Language Learners (PDF)

GOLD®: Valid and Reliable

Extensive, independent research has proven that GOLD® is valid, reliable, and effective. From multi-year efficacy studies to peer-reviewed journal articles and research foundation papers, our vast body of research helps prove that you can trust our products to help you deliver positive outcomes for all children. For more information, visit our Research page.

  • Comparing Child Outcomes: Examining the Impact of The Creative Curriculum® for Preschool (PDF)
  • Teaching Strategies GOLD® Assessment System: Concurrent Validity (PDF)
  • Download our GOLD® Assessment System Technical Summary. (PDF)

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