ERIC Number: EJ620385
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Teaching Practices of Mexican American Mothers with Everyday and School-Related Tasks.
Moreno, Robert P.
Merrill-Palmer Quarterly, v46 n4 p613-31 Oct 2000
Examined the teaching behaviors of 37 Mexican American mothers using an everyday task and a school-related task. Findings indicated that for the everyday tasks, mothers relied on various verbal utterances to guide their children to task completion, whereas for school-related tasks, they relied on nonverbal instructional behaviors. (TJQ)
Descriptors: Academic Ability, Academic Achievement, Early Childhood Education, Individual Instruction, Learning Activities, Mexican Americans, Mothers, Nonverbal Communication, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Influence, Parent Role, Parenting Styles, Parents as Teachers, Teaching Methods, Verbal Communication
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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