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Female teachers’ math anxiety affects girls’ math achievement
It is shown that when the math-anxious individuals are female elementary school teachers, their math anxiety carries negative consequences for the math achievement of their female students when these teachers are almost exclusively female. Expand
Math Anxiety, Working Memory, and Math Achievement in Early Elementary School
Although math anxiety is associated with poor mathematical knowledge and low course grades (Ashcraft & Krause, 2007), research establishing a connection between math anxiety and math achievement hasExpand
The Role of Parents and Teachers in the Development of Gender-Related Math Attitudes
Girls tend to have more negative math attitudes, including gender stereotypes, anxieties, and self-concepts, than boys. These attitudes play a critical role in math performance, math course-taking,Expand
What counts in the development of young children's number knowledge?
It is suggested that encouraging parents to talk about number with their toddlers, and providing them with effective ways to do so, may positively impact children's school achievement. Expand
Parent praise to 1- to 3-year-olds predicts children's motivational frameworks 5 years later.
Although parents' early praise of inherent characteristics was not associated with children's later fixed-ability frameworks, parents' praise of children's effort at 14-38 months did predict incremental frameworks at 7-8 years, suggesting that causal mechanisms identified in experimental work may be operating in home environments. Expand
Some types of parent number talk count more than others: relations between parents' input and children's cardinal-number knowledge.
It is found that parents' number talk involving counting or labeling sets of present, visible objects is related to children's later cardinal-number knowledge, whereas other types of parent number talk are not. Expand
The relation between spatial skill and early number knowledge: the role of the linear number line.
The hypothesis that spatial skill can improve children's development of numerical knowledge by helping them to acquire a linear spatial representation of numbers is tested. Expand
Intergenerational Effects of Parents’ Math Anxiety on Children’s Math Achievement and Anxiety
It is found that when parents are more math anxious, their children learn significantly less math over the school year and have more math anxiety by the schoolyear’s end—but only if math-anxious parents report providing frequent help with math homework. Expand
A parent-directed language intervention for children of low socioeconomic status: a randomized controlled pilot study*
The results demonstrate the malleability of child-directed language behaviors and knowledge of child language development among low-SES parents. Expand
Young Children's Motivational Frameworks and Math Achievement: Relation to Teacher-Reported Instructional Practices, but Not Teacher Theory of Intelligence.
Although students’ motivational frameworks (entity vs. incremental) have been linked to academic achievement, little is known about how early this link emerges and how motivational frameworks developExpand