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Goins, Brad – Childhood Education, 1993
Summarizes five documents and four articles in the ERIC database that examine parents' involvement in their children's education. Topics include strategies for better parenting, school readiness, increasing parent involvement, and parent education programs. (MDM)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Family Literacy, Moral Development, Parent Child Relationship
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Goins, Brad – Childhood Education, 1991
Summarizes recent ERIC documents on interpersonal competence among preschool and kindergarten children. (BB)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Behavior Modification, Day Care Centers, Interpersonal Competence
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Goins, Brad – Childhood Education, 1990
Presents an annotated bibliography of recent ERIC documents on the effectiveness of screening and standardized testing at the early childhood level of education. (Author/BB)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Tests, Public Education
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Goins, Brad – Childhood Education, 1992
Summarizes eight documents recently placed in the Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) database. They cover women and literacy, reading to children, multilingual families, curriculum development, English as a Second Language, volunteers in adult education, reading professionals, and Barbara Bush's efforts to promote national literacy.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Annotated Bibliographies, Bilingualism, Curriculum Development
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Goins, Brad – Childhood Education, 1993
Summarizes seven ERIC documents and three journal articles on student motivation, focusing on students in the intermediate grades and middle level education. A number of factors that influence student motivation, as well as strategies for improving student attitudes toward learning, are covered. (TJQ)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Educational Environment, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Education
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Goins, Brad – Childhood Education, 1992
Fifteen recent documents and journal articles from the ERIC database concerning reporting to parents are summarized. The documents and articles cover topics which include student portfolios, theme-based curriculum, writing and math assessment, parent-teacher conferences, and a national survey of report card entries. (LB)
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Evaluation Methods
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Goins, Brad – Childhood Education, 1991
Summaries of seven ERIC documents and four journal articles are given. These documents and articles concern issues related to children's social development. (BC)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Early Childhood Education, Interpersonal Competence, Kindergarten
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Goins, Brad – Childhood Education, 1990
Briefly describes ERIC documents and journal articles that pertain to teaching in elementary and middle school. Teaching methods and characteristics of successful teachers are described. (DG)
Descriptors: Comprehension, Elementary Education, Elementary School Teachers, Gifted
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Goins, Brad – Childhood Education, 1990
Summarizes recent ERIC documents on at-risk children. (Author/BB)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Early Childhood Education, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Practices