Dear Parents and Carers
I have been asked by Mrs Roberts, one of our wonderful TAs working in Room 5, for your help. Her daughter, Harriet Roberts, is a third year student studying Psychology at the University of York and she is about to embark on a research project called ‘The SleepStory Study!‘; she needs some volunteers.
Children aged 5-7 are being invited to take part in research conducted by students at the University of York, supervised by Dr Lisa Henderson.
The purpose of the research is to explore how children learn words from stories read to them by their parents, at different times of the day. You will be asked to read your child a story in either the morning, afternoon or at bedtime. Straight after reading the story and the next morning you will be required to ask your child some short questions about the story and see how many new words they remember from the story.
All responses will be kept completely confidential and stored anonymously.
The storybook and questions will be provided via email along with clear instructions about what to do. You can complete the task at home, on a day that suits you and your family. In order to take part you must have access to a laptop/tablet.
If you are interested in participating please register your interest on this link below in order for us to confirm your eligibility. We will be in contact with the relevant materials for your participation shortly.
Please click this link to register:
If you have any questions. please use the link below: