Publications

Curiosity Corner: Enhancing preschoolers language ability through comprehensive reform

The expressive language abilities of children in the three year curiosity corner classes were significantly higher than those of children in control classes. Children in classes with higher quality ratings showed better performance on the higher expressive language subscale.

Author(s): Chambers, B. Chamberlain, A., Hurley, E. A. & Slavin, R. E.
Publication: DC: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (Ed).
Year: 2001

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Cooperative learning in schools

The various perspectives should be seen as complementary, not contradictory. While cognitively oriented strategies may not explicitly focus on motivation, motivational strategies invariably include peer interaction and cognitive engagement among group mates.

Author(s): Slavin, R. E., Hurley, E. A., Chamberlain, A. M.
Publication: N.J. Smelser and Paul B. Baltes (Eds.), International encyclopedia of the social and behavioral sciences (pp. 2756-2761). Oxford, England: Pergamon.
Year: 2001

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