Lisa B Markman

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We thank the many dedicated principals, teachers and staff of the school districts that participated in this project as well as Wozny provided expert research assistance. Funding for this project was generously provided by the Education Research Section at Princeton University. Any views expressed in this paper do not necessarily reflect those of the(More)
The authors describe various parenting behaviors, such as nurturance, discipline, teaching, and language use, and explain how researchers measure them. They note racial and ethnic variations in several behaviors. Most striking are differences in language use. Black and Hispanic mothers talk less with their young children than do white mothers and are less(More)
We thank Jean Grossman, Rel Lavizzo-Mourey, and Rebecca Maynard for helpful suggestions, and the many dedicated principals, teachers and staff of the school district who implemented the Fast For Word Programs, provided data, and answered endless questions. We also thank Miller of the Scientific Learning Corporation for providing much insight into the(More)
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