AERA2006BryantMath

AERA2006BryantMath - Mathematics Achievement of...

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Mathematics Achievement of Spanish-Speaking Kindergartners (SSK) and the Impact of Teacher Characteristics Bryant Jensen Arizona State University April 11, 2006 2006 Annual AERA Meeting San Francisco, CA
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Background Information Demographic Trends Early Education Academic Achievement of SSK Impact of Teacher Quality on Achievement Gaps in Literature
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Purpose of the Study to compare SSK to the general body of kindergartners on measures associated with academic achievement to analyze the direct effect of three teacher characteristics —a) whether Spanish is used for instruction in the classroom, b) teacher’s rating of the importance of knowing English for kindergarten readiness, and c) years teacher has taught kindergarten)—on SSK’s mathematics achievement; to determine whether teachers’ perception of the child’s approach to learning would partially mediate the direct effects of teachers characteristics on SSK’s mathematics achievement score; and to establish whether direct and indirect effects vary by levels of SES, mother’s education level, and English proficiency.
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Hypotheses 1. In comparison to the general body of kindergartners, SSK demonstrate significantly lower outcomes on measures of SES, parent education level, and math achievement. 2.
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