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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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Watkins, David; Gutierrez, Myrna – Journal of Social Psychology, 1990
Examines path-analytic models linking measures of self-concept, attributions, and grades of 194 Filipino high school students. Finds attributions for successful outcomes to ability or effort mediated the causal relationship between achievement and self-esteem. Interprets negative paths from ability attributions for success in mathematics to…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Attribution Theory, Educational Research, Foreign Countries