The confidence that six-year-olds have in their ability as readers affects how their literacy skills progress in year one. Belief in one’s ability must therefore be instilled from the very start of school, a new doctoral dissertation shows.
Bente Rigmor Walgermo will defend her doctoral dissertation on Friday September 28th at the University of Stavanger.
Elisabeth Brekke Stangeland’s Ph.D. thesis highlights the relationship between language proficiency and social competency in children as young as 2 years and 9 months. This is important knowledge for childcare practitioners who meet these children daily.