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Li, Jin; Wang, Qi – Social Development, 2004
Two studies were conducted to examine perceptions about achievement and achieving peers in 190 U.S. and Chinese kindergartners. Children provided free-narrative responses to story beginnings about an achieving protagonist in school settings. We found marked cultural differences. For achievement, U.S. children perceived more intellectual…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Cultural Differences, Intellectual Development, Academic Achievement
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Smith, Donna-Lee; Peck, Josephine – McGill Journal of Education, 2004
Mi'kmaq is a First Nations language spoken in Atlantic Canada and the north-eastern United States--and like most surviving indigenous languages in North America, it is at risk. The small community of Wagmatcook, Cape Breton, determined to see Mi'kmaq return from the brink of extinction, has implemented 2 initiatives that are changing the fate of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Maintenance, Canada Natives, American Indians
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Barman, Charles R.; Stein, Mary; Barman, Natalie S.; McNair, Shannan – Science and Children, 2003
Last fall, "Science and Children" invited kindergarten to grade eight teachers to participate in a study investigating students' ideas about plants and plant growth (Barman et al. 2002). Two hundred twenty-seven individuals from 16 states in the United States, one U.S. Territory, and one Canadian Province responded to this invitation and…
Descriptors: Plants (Botany), Concept Formation, Elementary Secondary Education, Elementary School Teachers
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