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High-Risk Children In Schools: Constructing Sustaining Relationships
High Risk Children in Schools offers a way for psychologists and educators to see and talk about the growing population of "at-risk" children--those likely to fail at formal schooling--while helpingExpand
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Studying Children in Context: Theories, Methods, and Ethics
The art and science of doing qualitative research involving children is the subject of this book. Elizabeth Graue and Daniel Walsh discuss the research process, dealing succinctly with generic issuesExpand
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Applying the Construct of Resilience in Schools: Cautions From a Developmental Systems Perspective
This article critically examines the construct of resilience and its application in the schools using a developmental systems perspective. This analysis suggests several cautions with respect to ad...
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Lesson Study with preservice teachers: Lessons from lessons
Abstract This article examines a 2-year process of integrating Lesson Study—a form of teacher-led professional development—into an introductory course on the principles of teaching for studentsExpand
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Unpacking child-centredness: A history of meanings
This paper examines the historical development of the term 'child-centred' in the discourse of early schooling in America. The discussion begins with the founder of the kindergarten, FriedrichExpand
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The Critical but Transitory Importance of Letter Naming.
THIS STUDY tests the theoretical claim that letter naming involves processes which, if slow and awkward, obstruct the transitions through which novice readers ordinarily must pass. According to theExpand
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A Systematic Test of the Effective Schools Model
This article presents cross-sectional data on the relation between school achievement and measures of school environment, particularly “effective schools” characteristics. The data are for 38 highExpand
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Changes in kindergarten: Why here? Why now?☆
Abstract This article identifies and analyzes a number of policy trends in kindergartens in Virginia. Three questions are posed: (1) What is occurring? (2) Why is it occurring? (3) What are theExpand
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Constructing a Joint Story-Writing Space: The Dynamics of Young Children's Collaboration at Computers
This study explored kindergartners' and first graders' collaborative processes to understand the nature of peer collaboration and the learning opportunities afforded by peer discourse. Data wereExpand
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Quality in Early Childhood Programs: Reflections from Program Evaluation Practices
This study investigates how program evaluation has contributed to the definition of quality in early childhood programs and what social and cultural conditions have influenced these definitions.Expand
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