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Sheehan, Robert – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 1992
Summarizes and reviews six studies published in this issue. Emphasizes the teaching methods recommended by each study and the ways in which the studies affirm several assumptions that guide early childhood teaching practices. (MM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Classroom Environment, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education
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Sheehan, Robert – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 1993
Reviews the research presented in this issue and its implications for classroom practice. The topics include sex-role stereotyping and cultural diversity in award-winning picture books for children; children's storytelling; parent involvement and quality of day care; cultural-familial predictors of children's metacognitive and academic…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Cultural Differences, Day Care, Early Childhood Education
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Sheehan, Robert; And Others – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 1991
Investigated effects of kindergarten schedules and prior preschool attendance on elementary children's academic achievement, incidence of grade retention, and reception of special education services in 32 Ohio school districts. In this statewide longitudinal study, children who attended preschool prior to kindergarten had greater success in…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Alternate Day Schedules, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students