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Parent Involvement

James C. Raines, Susan Stone, and Andy Frey

in School Social Work: An Evidence-Informed Framework for Practice

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195373905
eISBN:
9780199777440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195373905.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter discusses the benefits of parental involvement in their children's schooling. Results of several meta-analyses confirm a positive association between parent involvement, broadly defined, ... More


Educational Policy Actors as Stakeholders in the Development of the Collective Skill System: The Case of Switzerland

Philipp Gonon and Markus Maurer

in The Political Economy of Collective Skill Formation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199599431
eISBN:
9780191731518
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599431.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

The historical development of Switzerland’s collective skill formation system is strongly interrelated with the structure and overall trajectory of the country’s political economic system. From early ... More


A Mandate for Playful Learning in Preschool: Presenting the Evidence

Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, Laura E, Berk, and Dorothy Singer

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195382716
eISBN:
9780199893522
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382716.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Efforts to give preschool children a head start on academic skills like reading and mathematics instead rob them of play time both at home and school. Indeed, the scientific evidence suggests that ... More


Paradigms of Educational Justice: Contested Curricular Goals in the Social Justice Class

Kysa Nygreen

in These Kids: Identity, Agency, and Social Justice at a Last Chance High School

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226031422
eISBN:
9780226031736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226031736.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

This chapter examines internal debates within Participatory Action Research Team for Youth (PARTY) about the curricular goals of social justice education, particularly those focused on the meaning of ... More


The Role of Children in Literacy Development

Frederick J. Morrison

in Improving Literacy in America: Guidelines from Research

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106459
eISBN:
9780300130256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106459.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter discusses some child factors that are associated with literacy development. First, it considers the entrance age and gender differences in academic achievement. It then discusses the ... More


Play = Learning: How Play Motivates and Enhances Children's Cognitive and Social-Emotional Growth

Dorothy G. Singer, Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, and Kathy Hirsh-Pasek (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195304381
eISBN:
9780199894321
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304381.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Why is it that the best and brightest of our children are arriving at college too burned out to profit from the smorgasbord of intellectual delights that they are offered? Why is it that some ... More


Media And Education

Patti M. Valkenburg and Jessica Taylor Piotrowski

in Plugged In: How Media Attract and Affect Youth

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300218879
eISBN:
9780300228090
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218879.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter focuses on the positive effects of educational media—media designed to support youth's development. Today, there are more platforms for educational media content than ever before. And ... More


Child Development

Greg J. Duncan, Jens Ludwig, and Katherine A. Magnuson

in Targeting Investments in Children: Fighting Poverty When Resources Are Limited

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226475813
eISBN:
9780226475837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226475837.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter reviews the available evidence about the ability of early childhood interventions to improve children's lifetime earnings prospects and, in turn, reduce their poverty over the long term. ... More


Current Status of Curriculum-Based Measurement in Korea

Dong-il Kim

in A Measure of Success: The Influence of Curriculum-Based Measurement on Education

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679706
eISBN:
9781452947631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679706.003.0027
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter reports on a review of empirical research in Curriculum-Based Measurement (CBM) in Korea. It details chapter’s the author’s development of a Korean version of CBM, which came to be known ... More


More Unexplored Dimensions of Gender Gap and College Choice: Attitudes, Choice of Partner, and Peer/Teacher Effects in School

Massimo Anelli and Giovanni Peri

in Unexplored Dimensions of Discrimination

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780198729853
eISBN:
9780191796500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198729853.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Public and Welfare

This chapter analyzes the impact that social and cultural factors may have on the student’s choice of college major and in particular on gender differences. The difference in choice between men and ... More


Physical Guidance

Amy S. F. Lutz

in We Walk: Life with Severe Autism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751394
eISBN:
9781501751417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751394.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This chapter describes Jonah's life, which is described as an endless onslaught of impositions. It relates the things Jonah learned from the earliest age that were considered difficult and contested ... More


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