Grantee: EDC / Young Mathematicians in Worcester
Study Description: The external evaluation of YM-W was designed to provide the project team and funders with actionable evidence of progress and results. The evaluation included both formative and summative components, tracking the implementation and unfolding of the program as well as documenting changes in participants.
Finding Summary: The partnership promoted an increased understanding of the importance of math for families and families showed increased interest in and knowledge of early math, increased comfort helping their children with math, and an improved ability to come up with fun math activities to do with their children. Parents also reported the YM-W materials helped them feel less anxious about helping their children with math.
Full report here.