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Capotosto, Lauren; Kim, James S. – First Language, 2016
This study examines the effects of four types of reading comprehension questions--immediate, non-immediate, summary, and unanswerable questions--that linguistically diverse and predominantly low-income parents asked their fourth graders on children's text retellings. One-hundred-twenty (N = 120) parent and child dyads participated in a home visit…
Descriptors: Literacy, Low Income, Parent Child Relationship, Elementary School Students
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Corwyn, Robert F.; Bradley, Robert H. – Merrill-Palmer Quarterly: Journal of Developmental Psychology, 2016
Relations between paternal autonomy support and four aspects of adolescent social competence and responsibility at age 16 were examined using data from the NICHD Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development. With controls on maternal autonomy support, significant relations were observed between paternal autonomy support and three of the four…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Fathers, Sons, Personal Autonomy
Beaver, Jessica K.; Englander, Katie; Leow, Christine; Barnes, Marvin – Research for Action, 2015
Beginning in spring 2013, students in seven elementary schools throughout the Project LIFT zone in Charlotte, North Carolina began to receive XO laptops provided by the organization One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) for use both within their classroom and at home. This report details Research for Action's (RFA) mixed-method evaluation of the first year…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Program Evaluation, Elementary School Students, Laptop Computers
Maleyko, Glenn – ProQuest LLC, 2011
Spurred by the "No Child Left Behind Act" of 2001, virtually every educational reform program now includes an accountability component that requires sound data collection and reporting (NCLB, 2002, section 101). Drawing from empirically based and theoretical literature in the field, this dissertation examines Adequate Yearly Progress…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Indicators, School Effectiveness, Accountability
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Lys, Diana; Ringler, Marjorie C.; O'Neal, Debra – International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation, 2009
Educating students from linguistically diverse backgrounds has historically been the domain of the ESL teacher. However, new migration patterns and changing student demographics force the mainstream teacher into a new role: the language and content teacher. In order to embrace this new role, educators must implement instructional strategies…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Attitude Change, College School Cooperation, Partnerships in Education
Baenen, Nancy; Ives, Sarah; Lynn, Amy; Warren, Tom; Gilewicz, Ed; Yaman, Kimberly – Wake County Public School System, 2006
The students who have the most difficulty reaching accountability standards in Wake County Public Schools are those with more than one of the following characteristics: recipients of free or reduced-price lunch, students with disabilities, and/or students with limited English proficiency. The Evaluation and Research Department identified…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Interviews, Surveys, Elementary School Students