Moore, Jenifer; Lishu Yin; Weaver, Tandi; Lydell, Peggie; Logan, Suzette
September 2007
Reading Improvement;Fall2007, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p132
Academic Journal
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.


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