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

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

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Progress of Education Reform: Science in the Early Years

Our ECHOS early learning program is mentioned in Education Commission of the States, The Progress of Education Reform, June Vol. 15 | No. 2. This issue explores the benefits of including a strong science curriculum in the early years. Please click here to read the full issue.

Research shows science instruction for the youngest students can improve third grade literacy rates.
Early Learning Resources
Growing Young Minds

A new report from IMLS and the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading calls for full use of libraries and museums to give all children a strong start in learning. Click to view full report.

ECHOS® is supported by the Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Dept. of Education, through Grant R305K060036 and Grant R305A100275 to the Miami Science Museum. The opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not represent views of the U.S. Dept. of Education.

ECHOS® is a registered trademark of the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science.

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