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Walpole, Sharon; Chow, Sy-Miin; Justice, Laura M. – Early Education and Development, 2004
This study investigated the contributions of initial literacy, oral language, and social adjustment to literacy achievement at the end of the kindergarten year. Data were collected across the kindergarten year from 48 children attending a school serving primarily children from low-income households with research-based curriculum and intervention…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Intervention, Social Adjustment, Spelling
Marion, Scott F. – 1988
A major concern of science educators is the lack of talented females selecting science careers. In spite of attempts during the past few decades to create equality in all facets of life in the United States, many sexual stereotypes persist. The research presented here is designed to examine the relationship of sex to the relevant factors…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Causal Models, College Science, Course Selection (Students)
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Pizzini, Edward L.; Shepardson, Daniel P. – Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 1992
Compares models of the classroom dynamics for a traditional laboratory setting and a problem-solving-centered environment, both at the eighth grade science level. Descriptive data indicate no differences in the models, whereas path analyses suggest that, in the problem-solving model, student behaviors significantly correlate to lesson structure,…
Descriptors: Causal Models, Classroom Research, Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Style