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  • A Theoretical Overview of the Reading Process: Factors Which Influence Performance and Implications for Instruction 

    Zakaluk, Beverley L. (National Adult Literacy Database, 1996)
    Of universal concern to early years teachers is ensuring that their students become fluent readers. When children are learning to read they often sound out words letter by letter, make innumerable hesitations, add words ...
  • Alcohol and Substance Use in the Jewish Community: A Pilot Study 

    Baruch, Melanie; Benarroch, Abraham; Rockman, Gary E. (2015-6-16)
    Awareness of addictions in the Jewish community is becoming increasingly prevalent, and yet, a gap exists in the literature regarding addictions in this community. Knowledge about the prevalence of addictions within Jewish ...
  • My Brother's Teacher? Siblings and Literacy Development in the Home 

    Sokal, Laura; Piotrowski, Caroline (2011-2-27)
    Frequency of sibling literacy interactions were examined in 134 families with at least two children, where at least one of the children attended school in grade one to grade four. Parents in the majority of families reported ...
  • Metaphors and social science 

    Macpherson, Eric D. (1999-1-1)
    The social sciences have a considerable history of attempts to apply models and theories from the physical sciences. All such attempts have failed, primarily because social scientists have commonly not distinguished between ...
  • Policies affecting ESL instruction in Manitoba 

    Kouritzin, S. G.; Mathews, P. G. (2002-09-10)
    This archival research review aims to examine what policies, federal, provincial, and local, have, or could potentially have, an impact on ESL teaching and learning in the province of Manitoba. A politically-motivated close ...
  • Learning to feel like a teacher 

    Seifert, K (2004-07-01)
    An important, but neglected psychological issue in teacher education is the difference between identity as felt or experienced, and identity as attributed by others. This article explores the nature of the difference and ...
  • Melissa's story: bridging the theory/practice gap 

    Serebrin, W; Rhz, M (2004-07-01)
    This article describes a case study that explored relationships between theory and practice in a teacher candidate's learning to teach. Using a personal, narrative style, it explores one teacher-candidate's reflections ...