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Amy Napoli

Research interests

Preschool literacy and numeracy development, home academic environment, school readiness, early childhood education

Education

BA, Social and Behavioral Sciences, California State University, Monterey Bay

Current research

I am working with Dr. David Purpura to develop a preschool math language intervention using dialogic reading. I am also working on my thesis which focuses on the impact of parent home literacy and numeracy practices on preschoolers' academic development.

Presentations

Napoli, A. R., & Purpura, D. J. (2014, July). Differences in home literacy and numeracy beliefs and practices on child outcomes. Poster presented at the 21st Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading, Santa Fe, NM.

Purpura, D. J., & Napoli, A. R. (2014, July). Early literacy and numeracy skills: Mediational pathways in development. Poster presented at the 21st Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading, Santa Fe, NM.

Hobbies

Reading, baking, yoga

Advisor: Dr. David Purpura