ECHOS is a hands-on, interactive early childhood science curriculum that is:

  • research based
  • designed for small groups of preschool children
  • aligned with preschool science standards
  • scripted to facilitate guided inquiry
  • a foundation for critical thinking

ECHOS Research Update

Does ECHOS improve how preschool teachers share the power of science with their students? It sure does! Read about the Year Two Randomized Control Trial and PreSCOT.

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ECHOS Research

With funding provided by The Institute for Education Sciences, Frost Science and the University of Miami embarked upon a two-year full-scale efficacy study of the ECHOS professional development model.

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The overall goal of the Early Childhood Hands-On Science (ECHOS) model is to increase teachers' ability to introduce basic science concepts to preschool children through the use of a guided inquiry-based curriculum.

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PD and Coaching

ECHOS workshops prepare teachers and teaching assistants to present the ECHOS Curriculum to their children.

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Purchase ECHOS curriculum and supplies.

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W.K. Kellogg ECHOS Family Engagement Project