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Fawley Kara D., Stokes Trevor F., Rainear Chelsea A., Rossi Jessica, Budd Karen S., December, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
One avenue for improving children’s socio-emotional competence and classroom behavior is by improving the quality of early teacher–child interactions. Universal Teacher–Child Interaction Training (TCIT-U), adapted from Parent Child Interaction…
Kunemund Rachel L., Nemer McCullough Shannon, Williams Chelsea D., Miller Chantelle C., Sutherland Kevin S., Conroy Maureen A., Granger Kristen L., November, 2020
Reports & Papers
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The far-reaching impacts of the teacher-child relationship, including academic achievement and social/behavioral adjustment, have been well-documented. At the same time, literature also suggests that teacher perceptions of teacher-child…
Grant Ashley A., Jeon Lieny, Buettner Cynthia K., May, 2019
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
To understand factors that might impact teacher turnover, the current study explored predictors of early childhood teachers' professional commitment, which we define as a teacher's psychological bond to their profession and work as a teacher,…
Yan Ni, Ansari Arya, Q4 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Informed by the transactional and bioecological theories, this study examined the bidirectional relations between intrusive caregiving and children's externalizing behaviors across the family and school systems during the early elementary school…
Buettner Cynthia K., Jeon Lieny, Hur Eunhye, Garcia Rachel E., October, 2016
Reports & Papers
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Early care and education has pronounced implications for young children's social-emotional learning. Although program structural and classroom process quality indicators have been widely explored, teachers' personal social-emotional capacity has…
Zinsser Katherine M., Denham Susanne A., Curby Timothy W., Shewark Elizabeth A., October, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The connections between parents' emotional competence (emotion expression, regulation, and knowledge) and children's social-emotional learning (SEL) have been well studied; however, the associations among teachers' emotional competencies and…
Zinsser Katherine M., Shewark Elizabeth A., Denham Susanne A., Curby Timothy W., September/October 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The connections between parents' socialization practices and beliefs about emotions, and children's emotional development have been well studied; however, teachers' impacts on children's social-emotional learning (SEL) remain widely understudied. In…
Herndon Kristina J., Bailey Craig S., Shewark Elizabeth A., Denham Susanne A., Bassett Hideko H., November, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Children's expression and regulation of emotions are building blocks of their experiences in classrooms. Thus, the authors' primary goal was to investigate whether preschoolers' expression or ability to regulate emotions were associated with…
Zinsser Katherine M., Bailey Craig S., Curby Timothy W., Denham Susanne A., Bassett Hideko H., 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The present study builds on an expanding body of research on the benefits of emotionally supportive interactions, including the extent to which teachers vary in their emotional supportive interactions over time, on preschoolers' social-emotional…
Guo Ying, Kaderavek Joan N., Piasta Shayne B., Justice Laura M., McGinty Anita, March, 2011
Reports & Papers
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A study of the relationship between teacher sense of community and both the language and print concepts gains of students, and an examination of the moderating influence of instructional quality, based on data collected from the classrooms of 75…
Rudasill Kathleen Moritz, Rimm-Kaufman Sara E., Justice Laura M., Pence Khara, 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study examining the extent to which preschool children's temperament (shyness) and language skills predict the quality of the student-teacher relationship
Hamre Bridget K., Pianta Robert C., 2005
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of ways children?s risk of school failure may be reduced by support from teachers, based on a national study of 910 children, ages 5-6, identified as at risk on the basis of demographic characteristics and their kindergarten teachers…
Rimm-Kaufman Sara E., La Paro Karen M., Downer Jason T., Pianta Robert C., 2005
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An observational study that used participants from the National Institute for Child Health and Human Development Study of Early Child Care to examine the relation between kindergarten classroom processes and children's behavior
NICHD Early Child Care Research Network, 2005
Reports & Papers
An abridged version of an analysis of the relationship between family factors and infant and toddler child care experiences and preschool attachment, using data from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Study of Early…
NICHD Early Child Care Research Network, 2005
Reports & Papers
An abridged reprint of a study exploring whether process measures of child care quality mediate the relationship between structural features of child care quality and child outcomes, based on data from the National Institute of Child Health and…