TITLE

PRESCHOOL CAREGIVER PERCEPTIONS OF THE EFFECT OF GENDER ON LITERACY SKILLS

AUTHOR(S)
Moore, Jenifer; Lishu Yin; Weaver, Tandi; Lydell, Peggie; Logan, Suzette
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Reading Improvement;Fall2007, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p132
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the study examining preschool caregiver's perceptions of the effect of gender on literacy skills. Researchers uses qualitative method to describe elaborately the activities, environment and views of the participants. The findings discovered that female students exceed male students in the areas of language development, reading abilities and word recognition. According to the caregivers, interest is the most influential factor to these differences.
ACCESSION #
27338174

 

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