Formative Evaluation: Use of PEEP Online Professional Development Modules and Curriculum Units with Family Child Care Providers

August 29th, 2014 | EVALUATION

The UMass Donahue Institute (UMDI) was contracted to provide formative evaluation services for WGBH’s PEEP and the Big Wide World project development of curriculum units and instructional modules for use by family child care providers (FCCPs). This formative study piloted three 3-week curriculum units focused on three science content areas, integrated with media and professional development materials for family child care settings (videos and a Facilitator’s Guide for trainers) in English and in Spanish. This report describes the methodology used to implement this study and the findings from the piloting of the PEEP website and materials by the organizations and family child care providers. Appendix includes survey and interview protocol.



Team Members

WGBH Educational Foundation, Contributor, WGBH Educational Foundation
University of Massachusetts, Donahue, Evaluator


Funding Source: NSF
Funding Amount: 2549113

Related URLs

Peep's World/El Mundo de Peep


Audience: Educators | Teachers | Evaluators | Museum | ISE Professionals | Pre-K Children (0-5)
Discipline: Education and learning science | General STEM
Resource Type: Evaluation Reports | Formative | Interview Protocol | Research and Evaluation Instruments | Survey
Environment Type: Professional Development and Workshops | Websites | Mobile Apps | Online Media