Maternal School

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Maternal School

 

(1) The first stage in the pedagogical system of the czech educator J. A. Komensky (Comenius) providing for the upbringing of children within the family until the age of six.

(2) A preschool institution in France and certain other countries that accepts children between the ages of two and six. Similar to the maternal schools are the young children’s classes attached to primary schools which enroll children of four years of age.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Correlational analyses indicated that maternal intrusiveness consistently predicted child cognitive competence when children were in Head Start; maternal school involvement predicted cognitive competence when children were in kindergarten.
Correlational analyses indicated that maternal intrusiveness consistently predicted child cognitive competence while children were in Head Start; maternal school involvement predicted cognitive competence while children were in kindergarten.

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