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Latest Harold E. Jones Child Study Center Stories

2007-11-09 06:00:53

By Lane, Kathleen Lynne Stanton-Chapman, Tina; Jamison, Kristen Roorbach; Phillips, Andrea This study examined teachers' and parents' expectations of preschool age students' behavior to determine how teacher and parent views of "importance" converge and diverge. Teachers (n = 35) and parents (n = 124) rated the extent to which social skills were critical for school success. Results suggest that while teachers and parents share similar expectations in the value paced on cooperation skills,...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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