FINAL REPORT Project No . S-304 Contract No . 0 E-5-1039 A STUDY OF THE EFFECTS OF DIFFERENT KINDS OF ABILITY GROUPING ON PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS AMONG HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS By
Exploring Characteristics of Children Presenting to Counseling for Grief and Loss
To date, researchers exploring childhood bereavement have largely relied on unstandardized assessment instruments and/or have independently evaluated specific constructs rather than factoring in the…
CENTER FOR THE STUDY OF READING Technical Report No . 568 PROPERTIES OF ATTENTION DURING READING LESSONS Mutsuni imai
- Education, Psychology
A study investigated the attention of 116 children in 6 secondand third-grade classrooms while they participated in 4 lessons involving progressively more difficult stories. Analysis of videotapes of…
An explanatory history of gifted education: 1940--1960
An Explanatory History of Gifted Education: 1940–1960 Jennifer H. Robins, Ph.D. Mentor: Susan K. Johnsen, Ph.D. This study provides an explanatory history of the field of gifted education from…
Death Education in the Primary School 
Abstract Death Education, a common component of Religious Education (RE) and Personal and Social Education (PSE) at secondary level, is an issue beginning to raise its head within the field of…
Children's Concepts of an Afterlife
One hundred and three children aged five to eight in three London schools were asked about their concepts of an afterlife. Well over half declared some belief in heaven but there were indications…
Properties of Attention during Reading Lessons.
- Psychology, Education
This study investigated the attention of 116 children in 6 2nd- and 3rd-grade classrooms while they participated in 4 lessons involving progressively more difficult stories. Analysis of videotapes of…
Lexical Elaboration in Children's Locative Action Expressions.
- Psychology, Linguistics
The spatial locative words used in multiword locative action expressions were tracked longitudinally for 4 children. Children ranged in age from 1–5 to 3–0. Although certain words emerged before…
The Formation of Ability Conceptions: Developmental Trend or Social Construction?
This paper examines a growing literature on the ways in which children develop conceptions of their own and their peers’ intellectual abilities, a phenomenon we will call ability formation. We show…