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International Journal of Educational Research Vol. 53, No. 1 (2012) pp. 138–149
The present study set out to identify and examine dialogic educational interactions in Finnish pre-school classrooms. Video recordings of five observed pre-school classrooms that had shown a high or moderate quality of instructional support in...
Maternal literacy teaching, causal attributions and children’s literacy skills in Finnish-speaking and language minority families
Riitta Sikiö; Leena Holopainen; Martti Siekkinen; Gintautas Silinskas; Marja-Kristiina Lerkkanen; Jari-Erik Nurmi
International Journal of Educational Research Vol. 77, No. 1 (2016) pp. 99–108
This study investigated the effect of mothers’ (language minority group mothers, LM, n=49, and Finnish speaking mothers, MP, n=368) literacy teaching at home, and mothers’ causal attributions of their children’s (mean age 11.48 years) literacy...
Teacher-perceived supportive classroom climate protects against detrimental impact of reading disability risk on peer rejection
Noona Kiuru; Anna-Maija Poikkeus; Marja-Kristiina Lerkkanen; Eija Pakarinen; Martti Siekkinen; Timo Ahonen; Jari-Erik Nurmi
Learning and Instruction Vol. 22, No. 5 (October 2012) pp. 331–339
This study examined the role of a supportive classroom climate, class size, and length of teaching experience as protective factors against children's peer rejection. A total of 376 children were assessed in kindergarten for risk for reading...