Early Childhood Education


  • Identify and evaluate different approaches for building IG relationships in early childhood care and education centers.


  • Disseminate information on effective practices for planning and implementing IG programs in early childhood settings


Larkin, E. and Kaplan, M. (2010). Intergenerational relationships at the center: Finding shared meaning from programs in the U.S. and Japan. Young Children, May, 88-94.

Kaplan, M. & Larkin, E. (2004). Launching intergenerational programs in early childhood settings: A comparison of explicit intervention with an emergent approach. Early Childhood Education Journal, 31 (3), Spring, 157-163.