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Effects of the home learning environment and preschool center experience upon literacy and numeracy development in early primary school

Abstract:

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 allo...

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Melhuish, EC More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Education
Sammons, P More by this author
Siraj-Blatchford, I More by this author
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Journal:
JOURNAL OF SOCIAL ISSUES
Volume:
64
Issue:
1
Pages:
95-114
Publication date:
2008
DOI:
EISSN:
1540-4560
ISSN:
0022-4537
URN:
uuid:dbfb98fd-8d60-43dc-990b-7b0fbec0cac1
Source identifiers:
132051
Local pid:
pubs:132051
Language:
English

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