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Welchons Leah Wildenger, McIntyre Laura Lee, January, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The transition to kindergarten is regarded as a critical early childhood developmental milestone with important implications for later school outcomes. Little prior research has focused on predictors of socio-behavioral kindergarten outcomes using…
Welchons Leah Wildenger, McIntyre Laura Lee, May, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The transition to kindergarten is regarded as a critical early childhood developmental milestone with important implications for later school outcomes. Despite its importance, few empirical studies examine kindergarten transition and fewer examine…
McIntyre Laura Lee, Eckert Tanya L., Arbolino Lauren A., Reed Florence D. DiGennaro, Fiese Barbara H., May, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Research suggests that a large percentage of kindergarten children do not successfully transition to school (Rimm-Kaufman et al. 2000). As a result, a number of school transition initiatives have been developed by educators and policy makers to…
Wildenger Leah K., McIntyre Laura Lee, June, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An investigation of the relationship between both participation in public prekindergarten and caregiver involvement in transition practices and socio-behavioral outcomes for typically developing children entering kindergarten, based on data from 86…
Wildenger Leah K., McIntyre Laura Lee, August, 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An investigation of parent concerns with regards to kindergarten transition, items and activities that would have been helpful with the transition process, parent involvement in kindergarten preparation activities, and an analysis of transition…
Quintero Nicole, McIntyre Laura Lee, March, 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The transition to kindergarten represents an important developmental milestone for children and may pose unique challenges to children with disabilities, their families, and teachers. The primary goal of the current study was to investigate teacher…
McIntyre Laura Lee, Eckert Tanya L., Fiese Barbara H., Reed Florence D. DiGennaro, Wildenger Leah K., 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of parental concerns with regards to their children's transitions to kindergarten between populations of parents of 29 special education students and 103 general education students attending public preschool in an urban school district
Wildenger Leah K., McIntyre Laura Lee, Fiese Barbara H., Eckert Tanya L., August 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of daily home routines in a sample of 132 urban households at the time of the children's transitions from early childhood education programs to kindergarten
Eckert Tanya L., McIntyre Laura Lee, DiGennaro Florence D., Arbolino Lauren A., Perry Lorraine J., Begeny John C., 2008
Literature Review
Although the importance of providing positive early childhood learning experiences has been well-documented, recent findings suggest that many typically developing children do not successfully transition to kindergarten. A number of school…
McIntyre Laura Lee, Eckert Tanya L., Fiese Barbara H., DiGennaro Florence D., Wildenger Leah K., August 2007
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A survey based study of 132 families of children transitioning to kindergarten, identifying parent experiences and involvement, family concerns and issues, and environmental variables that may affect family involvement in transition planning and…
McIntyre Laura Lee, Blacher-Dixon Jan, Baker Bruce L., May 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of young children's transition process to school, comparing young children with special needs to typically developing young children and investigating predictors of successful transitions to school, including child self-regulation, IQ…