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GROTBERG, EDITH H. – 1967
DESCRIBED ARE THE ACTIVITIES OF THE PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY SCHOOL PROJECT (1966-67), WHICH WAS CONDUCTED TO DETERMINE THE VALUE OF INTENSIVE READING INSTRUCTION IN A RURAL SCHOOL SYSTEM. THE PROJECT LASTED APPROXIMATELY 7 MONTHS AND INVOLVED NEARLY 1,500 STUDENTS. DESIGNED AS A CORRECTIVE READING PROGRAM FOR ALL CHILDREN IN GRADES ONE THROUGH 10 IN…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Age Grade Placement, Black Students, Corrective Reading
Wang, Margaret; Lindvall, C. M. – 1969
A group of students normally distributed in aptitude and given the same instruction will produce a normal distribution of student achievement. It has been contended that if each of five primary variables in learning are optimized for each student, all students should be expected to achieve mastery of the material. These variables are (1) aptitude…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Aptitude, Compensatory Education, Elementary School Students
Bozarth, James Oliver – 1968
Studied were the relationships between children's attainment of the concept of conservation of liquid and certain student characteristics. Student factors investigated were socio-economic background (high and low), status levels (conservers and non-conservers), verbal and non-verbal achievement, and science achievement. Classification of subjects…
Descriptors: Achievement, Concept Formation, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary School Science
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California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. – 1970
California law requires that the reading performance of children in selected grades throughout the state be tested. Since wide variations exist among California school districts in geographical, social, financial, and many other conditions, information related to many of these conditions in which pupils are learning to read is reported, thus…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Objectives, Grade 1, Grade 10
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Speigel, Mona R.; Bryant, N. Dale – Journal of Educational Psychology, 1978
Mean response times and slope of response times were correlated with intelligence and achievement for 94 sixth-graders. Mean response time reliability was greater than that of slope, and correlated significantly with IQ and achievement. Speed of processing information generalized across experimental tasks and reliably indicated intellectual…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Style, Difficulty Level
URDAL, LLOYD B.; AND OTHERS – 1963
TO ISOLATE FACTORS RELATED TO EARLY SCHOOL LEAVING, DATA WAS OBTAINED ON ALL TWELFTH, EIGHTH, AND FOURTH GRADE STUDENTS IN THE SPOKANE PUBLIC SCHOOLS. ANALYZED WERE--(1) PERSONAL VARIABLES WITHIN THE SCHOOL SITUATION IN THE TWELFTH GRADE, (2) FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH DROPOUTS IN THE EIGHTH GRADE, AND (3) CHARACTERISTICS OF FOURTH GRADE PUPILS IN…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Aptitude Tests, Dropout Attitudes, Dropout Research