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Kim, Sung won; Cho, Hyunsun; Song, Minji – Educational Review, 2019
A few popular explanations attempt to argue for a weaker relationship between socioeconomic status (SES), parental involvement (PI), and achievement among Asian Americans compared to their white counterparts: Asian American students' Confucian culture, strong motivation for upward mobility as immigrants, unique forms of parental involvement…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Academic Achievement, High Achievement, Cultural Influences
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Sullivan, Amanda L.; Kulkarni, Tara; Chhuon, Vichet – Exceptional Children, 2020
Although disproportionality has been a focus of special education research for more than 50 years, relatively few researchers have addressed potential inequitable or inappropriate treatment of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) students in the United States, particularly in quantitative research. This multistudy investigation explored…
Descriptors: Disproportionate Representation, Asian American Students, Pacific Americans, Special Education
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Cooc, North – Journal of Special Education, 2019
School districts in the United States are required to monitor the overrepresentation of students of color in special education, yet recent studies have challenged these trends and suggest students of color may be underrepresented for services guaranteed under federal law. Missing in many of these discussions on disproportionality are the needs of…
Descriptors: Enrollment Trends, Pacific Islanders, Acculturation, Special Education
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Kang, Hannah S.; Haddad, Eileen; Chen, Chuansheng; Greenberger, Ellen – Early Education and Development, 2014
Research Findings: Previous research has suggested that children from immigrant families face multiple stressors associated with acculturation. One component of acculturation that has not been widely explored in relation to children's socioemotional development is limited English proficiency (LEP). Given that English is the main language used in…
Descriptors: Limited English Speaking, Well Being, Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans
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Moon, Sung Seek; Lee, Joohi – Early Education and Development, 2009
Research Findings: A structural equation model (SEM) and multiple indicators and multiple causes (MIMIC) model were used to test family factors, parent psychological well-being, parent-child home activity, and parent school involvement in relation to children's school achievement. Data for this study were drawn from the Early Childhood…
Descriptors: Family Income, Family Involvement, Academic Achievement, Family Structure
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Luo, Zupei; Jose, Paul E.; Huntsinger, Carol S.; Pigott, Therese D. – British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 2007
This study examined whether fine motor skills were related to the initial scores and growth rate of mathematics achievement in American kindergartners and first graders. Participants were 244 East Asian American and 9,816 European American children from the US-based Early Childhood Longitudinal Study (ECLS-K). To control sampling bias, two…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Grade 1, Psychomotor Skills, Mathematics Achievement
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Sy, Susan R. – School Community Journal, 2006
Asian American parents' involvement practices challenge the traditional definition of parent involvement (participation in school activities). In this paper, I argue that research and practices focusing only on this narrow definition of parent involvement may not be culturally sensitive approaches to supporting the home-school connection. The…
Descriptors: School Activities, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Context Effect
Agarwal-Rangnath, Ruchi, Ed. – Teachers College Press, 2020
Bringing together an inspirational group of educators, this book provides key insights into what it means to implement social justice ideals with young children. Each chapter highlights a teacher's experience with a specific aspect of social justice and ethnic studies, including related research, projects and lesson plans, and implications for…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Young Children, Ethnic Studies, Lesson Plans
Wu, Fang; Qi, Sen – Online Submission, 2004
Using the base year data of parent interviews (n=15,376) conducted by the U. S. Department of Education for the national Early Childhood Longitudinal Study (ECLS-K), this study examined patterns of parenting style of Asian-American parents (n=536) in six domains. Descriptive and ANOVA analyses revealed significant differences between…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Parent Participation, Parent Child Relationship, Asian Americans
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Luke, Allan – American Educational Research Journal, 2017
Adam Wright, Michael A. Gottfried, and Vi-Nhuan Le demonstrate empirically that minority teachers have a positive impact on the "social-emotional development" of American minority kindergarten children. Their analyses of 2010-2011 data from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study focus on measurable effects in four social and affective…
Descriptors: Minority Group Teachers, Social Development, Emotional Development, Minority Group Students
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Tran, Dianna; Braungart-Rieker, Julie; Wang, Lijuan – Developmental Psychology, 2021
Data from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study (ECLS-K; N = 6,420; 67.9% White/non-Hispanic, 15% Hispanic, 13% Black/non-Hispanic, 2% Asian, 3% Native American/Alaska Native; 25% of parents' income <$25,000, 25% = $25,001 to $45,000, 29% = $45,001 to $75,000, 20% = $75,001 or greater) were used to test structural equation models in which…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Discipline, Child Behavior, Behavior Problems
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What Works Clearinghouse, 2021
"Math Expressions" is a curriculum for students in prekindergarten through sixth grade that aims to build students' conceptual understanding of mathematics and to develop fluency in mathematical problem solving and computation. The curriculum encourages student learning of mathematics through real-world situations, visual supports such…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Concepts, Mathematics Skills, Problem Solving
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What Works Clearinghouse, 2021
"Math Expressions" is a curriculum for students in prekindergarten through sixth grade that aims to build students' conceptual understanding of mathematics and to develop fluency in mathematical problem solving and computation. The curriculum encourages student learning of mathematics through real-world situations, visual supports such…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Concepts, Mathematics Skills, Problem Solving
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What Works Clearinghouse, 2021
"Math Expressions" is a curriculum for students in prekindergarten through sixth grade that aims to build students' conceptual understanding of mathematics and to develop fluency in mathematical problem solving and computation. The curriculum encourages student learning of mathematics through real-world situations, visual supports such…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Concepts, Mathematics Skills, Problem Solving
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Sy, Susan R.; Schulenberg, John E. – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2005
This study examines the predictive relationships among 309 Asian American and 9471 European American parents' beliefs, expectations, and involvement, and their children's math and reading achievement trajectories during children's transition to school. Data came from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-Kindergarten Cohort (ECLS-K), an ongoing…
Descriptors: Reading Achievement, Parent Participation, Kindergarten, Asian Americans
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