The Relationship between Parental Literacy Involvement, Socio-economic Status and Reading Literacy – Educational Review

ABSTRACT In this article, we explore the relationship between parental literacy activities with the child, socio-economic status (SES) and reading literacy. We draw upon the Bourdieusian theory of habitus development to explore this relationship. Multilevel analyses of a survey of 43,870 pupils (with an average age of 10 years) in 10 Western European regions reveal a … [Read More] The Relationship between Parental Literacy Involvement, Socio-economic Status and Reading Literacy – Educational Review

Trajectories of Parental Involvement in Home Learning Activities Across the Early Years: Associations with socio-demographic characteristics and children’s learning outcomes – Early Child Development and Care (AU)

ABSTRACT This study examined the socio-demographic factors associated with trajectories of parental involvement in shared book reading and other home activities for children aged 2–6 years. The study uses data from 3836 families participating in Growing up in Australia: The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children. Latent growth curve models were estimated to describe associations between … [Read More] Trajectories of Parental Involvement in Home Learning Activities Across the Early Years: Associations with socio-demographic characteristics and children’s learning outcomes – Early Child Development and Care (AU)

Starting Early: Education from Prekindergarten to Third Grade – Future of Children (US)

Table of Contents: Volume 26, Number 2, Fall 2016 Theme: Starting Early: Education from Prekindergarten to Third Grade Starting Early: Introducing the Issue / Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Lisa Markman-Pithers, and Cecilia Elena Rouse p. 3 When Does Preschool Matter? by Hirokazu Yoshikawa, Christina Weiland, and Jeanne Brooks-Gunn p. 21 The Economic Returns to Early Childhood Education by Lynn A. … [Read More] Starting Early: Education from Prekindergarten to Third Grade – Future of Children (US)

What Happens to Students with Low Reading Proficiency at 15? Evidence from Australia – Melbourne Institute

ABSTRACT While is it widely accepted that adults with poor reading skills have inferior labour market outcomes, little is known about whether low reading proficiency in school is a precursor to inferior labour market outcomes in adulthood. We fill this gap in the literature using education and labour market information to age 25 years for participants in … [Read More] What Happens to Students with Low Reading Proficiency at 15? Evidence from Australia – Melbourne Institute

Barriers to Parent-Child Book Reading in Early Childhood – International Journal of Early Childhood

ABSTRACT Book reading is one of the most important investments that parents make in their children’s literacy development. This study investigated risk factors associated with the absence of book reading at ages 2, 4 and 6 years. A holistic view of the multiple ecologies of child development guided the study across a sample of approximately 4000 … [Read More] Barriers to Parent-Child Book Reading in Early Childhood – International Journal of Early Childhood

New issue: Early Childhood Research Quarterly – Science Direct

A selection of articles from the Early Childhood Research Quarterly Volume 37 (4th Quarter 2016) Huntsinger, C. S., P. E. Jose, et al. “Parental facilitation of early mathematics and reading skills and knowledge through encouragement of home-based activities.” Early Childhood Research Quarterly 37: 1-15. Early experiences with mathematics and reading are important to the future academic success … [Read More] New issue: Early Childhood Research Quarterly – Science Direct

Predicting Children’s Reading and Mathematics Achievement from Early Quantitative Knowledge and Domain-general Cognitive Abilities – Frontiers in Psychology

ABSTRACT One hundred children (44 boys) participated in a 3-year longitudinal study of the development of basic quantitative competencies and the relation between these competencies and later mathematics and reading achievement. The children’s preliteracy knowledge, intelligence, executive functions, and parental educational background were also assessed. The quantitative tasks assessed a broad range of symbolic and … [Read More] Predicting Children’s Reading and Mathematics Achievement from Early Quantitative Knowledge and Domain-general Cognitive Abilities – Frontiers in Psychology

Associations among Preschool Children’s Classroom Literacy Environment, Interest and Engagement in Literacy Activities, and Early Reading Skills – Journal of Early Childhood Research

ABSTRACT This study examines the relations among the classroom literacy environment, children’s interest and engagement in literacy activities, and children’s early reading skills in a sample of 167 children aged 4 and 5 years enrolled in 31 Head Start classrooms. Researchers rated the classroom literacy environment. Teachers reported on children’s interest in literacy activities and … [Read More] Associations among Preschool Children’s Classroom Literacy Environment, Interest and Engagement in Literacy Activities, and Early Reading Skills – Journal of Early Childhood Research

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