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ERIC Number: ED150803
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Pages: 23
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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Teaching Mothers Mothering.
Yahraes, Herbert
Described is a project in which poor Black and White parents were trained by paraprofessional visitors to use simple stimulation activites with their infants. Results of Stanford-Binet Scores at age 6 are said to indicate that four of the seven experimental groups scored significantly higher than control groups; and followup at grade 3 indicated that of 30 children who stayed in the program longer than 1 year, 28 attended regular classes as compared to only 14 of 20 controls. Considered are factors related to children's outcome (including mother-child interaction and the mother's view of locus of control); changes in the mothers (including greater self esteem); and class differences in childrearing. Other topics dealt with include ideas for a prevention program, effects of changes in teaching methods, parent-child interaction patterns; and methods of involving parents in school. (CL)
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock No. 017-024-00697-1)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Inst. of Mental Health (DHEW), Rockville, MD.