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ERIC Number: ED530176
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 6
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 7
Tools of the Mind: Promoting the School Readiness of ELLs
Hammer, Carol Scheffner; Blair, Clancy; Lopez, Lisa; Leong, Deb; Bedrova, Elena
Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness
The purpose of this research is to examine the efficacy of "Tools of the Mind". Specifically, the aims of the research are to: (1) Evaluate the short- and long-term outcomes of Tools of the Mind, designed to promote school readiness for Latino preschoolers who are English Language Learners and at risk for later school difficulties; (2) Examine the impact of "Tools of the Mind" on teachers' usage of key teaching strategies' for promoting ELLs' school readiness outcomes; and (3) Test a meditational model that investigates the impact of teachers' usage of the key teaching strategies specified in Aim 2 on children's school readiness outcomes. This presentation will share information about the design of the study and initial data on children's teachers, as child data collection is currently underway.
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Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: Early Childhood Education; Preschool Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness (SREE)
Identifiers - Location: Florida; New York