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Teaching Mathematics and its Applications

Volume 28 Number 2, June 2009



Does students’ confidence in their ability in mathematics matter?

Sarah Parsons, Tony Croft & Martin Harrison


GeoGebra – freedom to explore and learn

Linda Fahlberg-Stojanovska & Vitomir Stojanovski


Factors influencing the transition to university service mathematics: part 1 a quantitative study

Miriam Liston & John O’Donoghue


Change in senior medical students’ attitudes towards the use of mathematical modelling as a means to improve research skills

Zvi H. Perry & Doron Todder


Solving second-order ordinary differential equations without using complex numbers

Ioannis E. Kougias




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Journal of Research in Reading

Volume 32 Number 2, May 2009



Learning to read in Russian: effects of orthographic complexity

Eugenia Kerek & Pekka Niemi


Development of letter position processing: effects of age and orthographic transparency

Maria Ktori & Nicola J. Pitchford


Gender differences in reading ability and attitudes: examining where these differences lie

Sarah Logan & Rhona Johnston


Flexibility in young second-language learners: examining the language specificity of orthographic processing

S. Hélène Deacon, Lesly Wade-Woolley & John R. Kirby


Influence of the visual attention span on child reading performance: a cross-sectional study

Marie-Line Bosse & Sylviane Valdois


The developmental nature of meta-cognition and the relationship between knowledge and control over time

Maribeth Cassidy Schmitt & Shuying Sha


Contributors 272-273

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Journal of Early Childhood Research

Volume 7 Number 2, June 2009



Sounding lives in and through music: a narrative inquiry of the 'everyday' musical engagement of a young child

Margaret S. Barrett


Roots of assimilation: generational status differentials in ethnic minority children's school readiness

Jacob Hibel


Designing probabilistic tasks for kindergartners

Chrysanthi Skoumpourdi, Sonia Kafoussi & Konstantinos Tatsis


Persistence in the face of academic challenge for economically disadvantaged children

Eleanor D. Brown


Supporting preschoolers' social development in school through funds of knowledge

Mari Riojas-Cortez & Belinda Bustos Flores


Young American immigrant children's interpretations of popular culture: a case study of Korean girls' perspectives on royalty in Disney films

Lena Lee


Book reviews


Young Children Learn Measurement and Geometry: A Learning–Teaching Trajectory with Intermediate Attainment Targets for the Lower Grades in Primary School Van den Heuvel-Panhuisen, M. and Buys, K. Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Sense Publishers, 2008, 356 pp. ISBN 978 90 8790 397 8, $39.00 (pbk)

Raquel Munarriz Diaz & Zenaida R. Ulloa


Anthropology and Child Development: A Cross-cultural Reader LeVine, Robert and New, Rebecca (eds) Oxford: Blackwell, 2007, 324 pp. ISBN 978 0 63122975 9 (hbk), ISBN 978 0 63122976 6 (pbk)

Jenny French


Early Childhood Development from Understanding to Initiatives Bilal Iqbal Avan, ed., Pakistan: Oxford University Press, 2007, pp. xvii + 256 (pbk), pp. xvii + 270 (hbk), ISBN 978 0 19 547389 6 £ 11.99 (hbk) (pbk), ISBN 978 0 19 547597 5 (hbk), £ 9.99 (pbk)

Raja Muhammad Farrukh Zaman



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Cambridge Journal of Education

Volume 39 Number 2, June 2009



Identity, rhetoric and culture

Paul Andrews




What does it mean when they don’t seem to learn from experience?

Catherine Beauchamp & Lynn Thomas

175 – 189

Why single-sex schools? Discourses of culture/faith and achievement

Saeeda Shah & Catherine Conchar

191 – 204

Learning to be a critical friend: from professional indifference through challenge to unguarded conversations

Delia Baskerville & Helen Goldblatt

205 – 221

National conversations in the UK: using a language-based approach to interpret three key education policy documents (2001–2007) from England, Scotland and Wales

Janet Laugharne & Adela Baird

223 – 240

Talk, texts, and educational action: an institutional ethnography of policy in practice

Naomi Nichols & Alison I. Griffith

241 – 255

Non-formal education: a major educational force in the postmodern era

Shlomo Romi & Mirjam Schmida

257 – 273

Book reviews

Anne D. Cockburn, John Elliott, Neil Ferguson, Diane Frost, Ian Jamieson, Esther Priyadharshini & Christine Teelken Pages

275 – 285


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