Effects of the Home Learning Environment and Preschool Center Experience upon Literacy and Numeracy Development in Early Primary School

@article{Melhuish2008EffectsOT,
  title={Effects of the Home Learning Environment and Preschool Center Experience upon Literacy and Numeracy Development in Early Primary School},
  author={E. Melhuish and Mai B. Phan and Kathy Sylva and P. Sammons and I. Siraj-Blatchford and B. Taggart},
  journal={Journal of Social Issues},
  year={2008},
  volume={64},
  pages={95-114}
}
  • E. Melhuish, Mai B. Phan, +3 authors B. Taggart
  • Published 2008
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Social Issues
  • This study investigates the influence of aspects of home and preschool environments upon literacy and numeracy achievement at school entry and at the end of the 3rd year of school. Individuals with unexpected performance pathways (by forming demographically adjusted groups: overachieving, average, and underachieving) were identified in order to explore the effects of the home learning environment and preschool variables on child development. Multilevel models applied to hierarchical data allow… CONTINUE READING
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