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ERIC Number: EJ579202
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0034-0510
The Effects of Teachers' Expectations on Children's Literacy Development.
Palardy, J. Michael
Reading Improvement, v35 n4 p184-86 Win 1998
Finds first-grade boys whose teachers believed that boys are as successful as girls in beginning literacy scored approximately the same as girls on the Stanford Achievement Test, while first-grade boys whose teachers believed that boys are less successful than girls scored considerably lower than girls. Discusses how teachers' expectations or beliefs about their students' potential for learning significantly affects achievement. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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