Teaching Pyramid Research Project
Lise Fox, PhD
- Lise Fox, PhD
This project is funded by the Institute for Education Science, and is a collaborative research study conducted by investigators at Vanderbilt University, the University of South Florida, and the University of Florida. It aims to build the capacity of early childhood programs to promote the social development of all children and address challenging behavior effectively through the program-wide adoption of the teaching pyramid model.
Conduct a randomized study to examine the effects of classroom adoption on the Teaching Pyramid Model on child social behavior, challenging behavior, classroom climate, and teacher skills.
Provide an effective classroom model to promote young children’s social competence and address challenging behavior.
Conducted an efficacy trial that is being conducted in Nashville, TN and Hillsborough and Clay County, Florida in 89 classrooms for preschool children.