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HighScope is the name of the educational research foundation that developed and disseminates the HighScope Curriculum for use in programs for children and conducts studies of the effects of such programs. This entry describes its mission, vision, programs, and studies. It describes the preschool, infant–toddler, elementary, and youth versions of the HighScope Curriculum, HighScope’s professional development model, the evidence for the validity of the curriculum model, and HighScope’s program implementation and child development assessment tools. It describes HighScope’s research studies on other early childhood programs and settings. HighScope is remarkably well-known; a Google search of “High/Scope” (the slash was dropped in 2009) in March 2014 found 95.8 million results.

HighScope Educational Research Foundation

HighScope Educational Research Foundation is an independent, nonprofit early childhood educational research and development ...

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