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ERIC Number: ED519022
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 91
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-1241-3210-5
ISSN: N/A
Effects of Pre-Kindergarten Music Instruction on Kindergarten Reading and Math Scores for Low SES ELL Students
Bowen, Robert Charles
ProQuest LLC, Ed.D. Dissertation, Trevecca Nazarene College
Learning gaps exist between economic and ethnic subgroups. This quasi-experimental study examined the effects of a pre-kindergarten music class on kindergarten math and reading scores. The research involved three metropolitan elementary schools where nearly 90% of the students participated in free and reduced lunch and approximately half of the students at the treatment school qualified to participate in ELL programs. After nine months of pre-kindergarten music, the treatment yielded statistically significant results in four of the measures. [The dissertation citations contained here are published with the permission of ProQuest LLC. Further reproduction is prohibited without permission. Copies of dissertations may be obtained by Telephone (800) 1-800-521-0600. Web page: http://www.proquest.com/en-US/products/dissertations/individuals.shtml.]
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Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses - Doctoral Dissertations
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
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Language: English
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