Assignment Sociology(In what ways may primary socialization have an impact on children’s achievement

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It is difficult to measure potential as distinct from actual ability. Vernon in has pointed out that we must “reject the notion that any tests can reveal the innate component of mental aptitudes, for these are non-observable and non-measurable” (Banks, 1976 pp.69)

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In what ways may primary socialization have an impact on childrens achievement at school?Points to developWhat is achievement (educational achievement)What is failureChild rearing practiceDifferent background (financial, ethnicity, parents occupation, language, values and beliefs)Types of familiesCultural capital Difference between social classesDifference between rural and urban areasWhat is achievement? It is difficult to measure potential as distinct from actual ability. Vernon in has pointed out that we must reject the notion that any tests can reveal the innate component of mental aptitudes, for these are non-observable and non-measurable (Banks, 1976 pp.69)The relationship between social-class background and educational achievement, and many different aspects of that background have been suggested as casual factors in the link between home and school. Home environment or background is very complex and researchers tried to break it into child-rearing practices, speech and thought patterns, and fundamental value orientation. (Banks, 1976 pp.68)Background of familyExtreme poverty, whether this is due to low wages, unemployment, large family or loss of a breadwinner can affect a childs achievement at school. For instance, poverty can lead to the child having frequent school absences through illness, neglected homework and inability to pay fees for materials, exams and any other activities organized by the school. For example, this ca

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