Child Care and Early Education Research Connections

Skip to main content

Teacher-child relationships make all the difference: Constructing quality interactions in early childhood settings

Share
Description:
High-quality teacher-child relationships provide protective and supportive environments that provide social support for children to engage in curriculum and take risks that result in overall school success (Buyse, Verschueren, & Doumen, 2011; Pianta & Stuhlman, 2004). Teachers have the potential to use their relationship as a tool for helping children succeed in school (Birch & Ladd, 1997). Through training and awareness of specific beliefs, teachers would be more informed about what to focus on as they attempt to establish relationships with young children that support cognitive and emotional development, self-regulation, and school adjustment and social skills. Children, especially those at risk for developing poor-quality relationships with teachers, could benefit as teachers become more aware of the important connection between positive emotional climate and academic success. (author abstract)
Resource Type:
Reports & Papers
Country:
United States

Related resources include summaries, versions, measures (instruments), or other resources in which the current document plays a part. Research products funded by the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation are related to their project records.

- You May Also Like

These resources share similarities with the current selection. They are found by comparing the topic, author, and resource type of the currently selected resource to the rest of the library’s publications.

Embedding character education into an early childhood classroom through service-learning

Reports & Papersview

Toddler and preschool teachers’ beliefs and perceptions about the use of developmentally appropriate practice

Reports & Papersview

Teacher-child relationship quality and beyond: Unpacking quality in Early Head Start classrooms in 2018

Reports & Papersview
Release: 'v1.13.0' | Built: 2022-08-08 12:44:31 EDT