A developmentally appropriate curriculum for diverse groups of children.
The Mediated Learning Curriculum has been rigorously evaluated over a 15-year period and is effective with children who have developmental delays and children who are developing typically. Positive effects of the model are found in students who received the curriculum during preschool as late as age 16. Please see The Evidence Base for additional information.
Authors: Janet Osborn, M.S., Deborah Sherwood, M.S., Kevin Cole , Ph.D.
The Mediated Learning Curriculum was developed and field-tested by preschool teachers serving children with disabilities in inclusive settings. The activities and ideas are effective, practical, and engaging.
Language is the Key has been an eye-opener here in the Midwest, helping parents and teachers see that HOW we read with young children is every bit as important as HOW OFTEN we read with them.