programs need to be very high quality and aligned with high-quality kindergarten programs
(Mead, 2008). Another factor that has been identified as important to pre-kindergarten programs
is the teacher belief system (Lar-Cinisomo, Fuligni,...
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and advertisers know the power of TV media. The meaning transfer of a product in the
tightly defined world of the advertisement (McKraken, 1990) to children makes the children
want not only the object, but the world...
went to pre-kindergarten programs. In recent years, some politicians held the belief that pre-kindergarten
programs would eventually impact scores recorded for the No Child Left Behind
Act. This notion brought forth even more funding for...
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VTR #8: GENOCIDE VIDEO C. JOLLEY: History has taught us that Ubuntu depletes
by industrialization and urbanization, and these factors
do not heed human needs but rolls forth to trample the
sensitivities of human beings.
VTR #8A: BLACK...
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us. So, I hope we can accept a wonderful truth - we are
family. We are family, if we could care to believe this
we would realize that to care about the other is not being
altruistic but it is the best form of self-interest. That...
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The dialectic of protection versus equipment was described by the mothers
interviewed. Relational dialects theory of Baxter and Montgomery (1996) describes intimate
relationships in terms of the inherent ―push and...
Fantuzzo et al., 2005; Mead, 2008). Caucasian and Asian children demonstrated higher levels of
skill in reading (Al Otaiba, Kosanovich-Grek, Torgesen, Hassler, & Wahl). Research by
Fantuzzo et al. concluded “African American, Hispanic, and...
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effectiveness. Baumrind‘s (1973) parenting styles demonstrate the authoritative style (as
opposed to the permissive or autocratic styles) as the most effective. Without defining their
own style in academic terms, the...
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Commercials and products are discussed among friends and participant eight said, ―They
talk about it with each other‖. The struggle is how to retain your values but let the kids still
have a social...
tested in the subject of language arts using curriculum-based measurements. Formal research
began in February of 2011 and includes archival data from August 2010 to February 2011. The
gathered data were used to classify students as below-grade...
The tasks completed in order to meet the goals of this study were to administer the
AIMSweb language arts curriculum-based measurements and the kindergarten teacher
questionnaire using the following procedures to ensure reliability...
19 STATE NORMAL SCHOOL.
should take Geometry, plane and solid; others should take Geometry (a) and either Domestic Science or Manual Training.
Note 2: Along with Algebra, principles of arithmetic will be given.
Third Year. First...
Three Score and Ten in Retrospect
The pioneer settlement of Coalville was first called Chalk Creek, after a stream that watered the area, but when coal was discovered on the townsite the name was changed. John grew up on stories passed down...
The data collected during this thesis study offered information pertaining to the academic
gains of kindergarteners at a local elementary school. These data can be used to determine
which ability group shows the most progress...
20 SOUTHERN BRANCH
FOUR YEARS KINDERGARTEN COURSE.
The first two years of this course are the same as the first two years of the Normal course.
Third Year. First half. Second half.
1. English c 4 4
2. Kindergarten Practice...
Talk: John S. Boyden, 1r. My brothers and sisters, I pray that I may have the spirit of the Lord to enable me to say those things which are in my heart to say this afternoon. I can't remember a time when I felt less able or less...
interest in occupying the new Town Plot. Later in the season a large influx of immigrants from thenorth came in. We were now nearly 1,000 strong--men, women, and children3'*" There were only twelve white casualties of the Walker War. None of these...
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that children need time with parents more than anything else. Participant seven describe the
―personal time commitments that must be made‖, without which all the other strategies will
fail. The timing of the physical...
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Although none of the parents interviewed are permissive (Baumrind, 1973) the
blended families had fathers who were permissive. Participant three believes that the
parenting style of her new husband of his biological...
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Kane and Tedeschi, 1997). The classic ―bobo doll‖ study of Bandura, Ross and Ross (1961)
demonstrated that children model unusual levels of aggressiveness after viewing an adult‘s
aggression toward the object. An...