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Becker, Birgit; Klein, Oliver; Biedinger, Nicole – American Educational Research Journal, 2013
This article analyzes the longitudinal development of differences in academic skills between children of Turkish origin and children of native-born German parents from age 3 to 6 in Germany with a focus on the role of immigrant parents' acculturation to the receiving society. Growth curve models show that Turkish-origin children start with lower…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Immigrants, Foreign Countries, Early Intervention
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LeTendre, Gerald K.; Hofer, Barbara K.; Shimizu, Hidetada – American Educational Research Journal, 2003
Used data from the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) to study tracking as curricular differentiation and student placement in elementary and secondary school in the United States, Germany, and Japan. Findings show clear national differences and conflicts based on dominant cultural beliefs. (SLD)
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Curriculum, Foreign Countries