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Amy Napoli
Policy Fellow

Amy Napoli, Ph.D. Title: Assistant Professor; Early Childhood Extension Specialist Department:Child, Youth, and Family Studies College/Organization: Education and Human Sciences Campus: University of Nebraska-Lincoln
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Research Type:
  • Applied
  • Basic
  • Translational Science
Age Group:
  • Preschool/Pre-kindergarten
  • K-3
Population Focus
  • Children/Students
  • Parents/Families
  • ECE Practitioners/Teachers
  • Professional Development Providers/Trainers
  • Low Income Populations
Research Keywords
  • Home Environment
  • Numeracy
  • Literacy
  • Intervention
Research Questions
  • How does the home environment relate to preschool children's development math skills?
  • How can we use storybook reading to facilitate children's understanding in other domains (e.g., STEM)?
  • How can we best support parents and teachers in supporting children's literacy and numeracy development?
Research Approach
  • Quantitative methods
Designs & Methods
  • Experimental
  • Interventions
Research Tools
  • Direct Child Assessments
  • Interviews/Focus
  • Observational Assessments
  • Surveys/Questionnaires