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Starting Language Early

Publication: LM Courier

Pages: 6

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Abstract/Notes: by Jane Pettigrew, Goeff Tyler, and Cliff Gillam

Language: English

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The Wonder, the Mystery, the Significant Importance of Language in Human History and Civilization: 1996 Annual Joint Refresher Course

Publication: AMI/USA News, vol. 9, no. 2

Pages: 3

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Language: English

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Available from: Stadsarchief Amsterdam (Amsterdam City Archives)

Publication: Around the Child, vol. 10

Pages: 97-113

Asia, India, South Asia

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Abstract/Notes: Includes a number of photos of children performing various activities.

Language: Hindi

ISSN: 0571-1142

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Assessment of Instructional Materials and Strategies for Teaching Montessori Pupils in English Language in Nigeria

Available from: Institute of Advance Scholars (IAS)

Publication: Advance Journal of Education and Social Sciences, vol. 4, no. 11

Pages: 14-19

Africa, Language education, Literacy, Montessori method of education - Evaluation, Montessori schools, Nigeria, Sub-Saharan Africa, West Africa

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Abstract/Notes: The study examined the Assessment of instructional materials and strategies for teaching Montessori pupils English language in Nigeria: Two research questions guided this study while two hypotheses were tested at 0.05 level of significance. Descriptive survey research design was adopted for the study. The population for the study was 351 respondents which comprised 118 male and 233 female teachers respectively. The sample size of the study still stood at 351 because the population was manageable. The instrument for data collection was the researcher developed questionnaire titled: “Assessment of instructional material, and strategies for teaching Montessori pupils English language in Nigeria (ASIMS): The instrument was validated by three specialist, two specialist in the Department of Art and Social Sciences Education from Godfrey Okoye University Thinkers Corner Enugu, Enugu State of Nigeria, one specialist in Measurement and Evaluation from Enugu State University of Science and Technology. To ascertain the internal consistency of the instrument, Crombach Alpha was used. The computation yielded 0.79 for cluster A, 0.82 for cluster B,. The instrument has an overall reliability index of 0.80 which indicates that the instrument is reliable and, therefore, considered appropriate for use.Mean scores and standard deviation were used to answer the research questions and t-test statistic was used to test the hypotheses at 0.05 level of significance. The findings of the study showed, that there are instructional materials available for teaching Montessori pupils English Language. Teachers agree that Montessori Education methods is appropriate, and a host of other findings. Based on the findings of the study, the researcher recommended that Enugu State of Nigeria as a matter of priority endeavour to allocate adequate instructional materials for proper enhancement of academic achievement of Montessori pupils.

Language: English

ISSN: 2237-1470, 2344-2492

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