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Education and Human Development Master's Theses

Early Childhood Education

Birth order

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Receptive Vocabulary And Birth Order Of Children With A Non-Working Parent At Home During Their Pre-School Years, Beverly Paris Cass May 1990

Receptive Vocabulary And Birth Order Of Children With A Non-Working Parent At Home During Their Pre-School Years, Beverly Paris Cass

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to determine if there is a statistically significant difference between the receptive vocabulary scores on the Stanford Achievement Test of children having different birth orders all of whom were raised with a non-working parent in the home during their pre-school years.

This study examined the effect of birth order on a child’s receptive vocabulary. It analyzed the effects on a child's language development by environment, birth order, parental involvement, sibling communications, schema and intelligence.

Researchers agree that a child’s academic success is correlated with his/her language components. A child’s ...