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Hamre Bridget K., Pianta Robert C., Mashburn Andrew J., Downer Jason T., November, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of the impacts of both the Preschool Promoting Alternative Thinking Strategies (PATHS) curriculum and two levels of professional development support through the MyTeachingPartner web site, and both children's social competence and…
Hurley Jennifer J., November, 2012
Literature Review
Peer Reviewed
A review of 90 studies of social competence interventions for preschoolers published from 1970 through 2008, reviewed for reports of social validity assessment with descriptions of the methods used for the assessments, including information about…
Stanton-Chapman Tina L., Denning Christopher B., Jamison Kristen Roorbach, August, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationship between preschooler participation in a social learning intervention involving turn-taking strategies and children's initiated verbal and nonverbal behavior with peers that did and did not result in peer responses, based…
Wenz-Gross Melodie, Upshur Carole C., July, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationship between implementation fidelity of an adapted Second Step curriculum to increase children's social skills and decrease behavior problems in preschool classrooms, and teacher burnout, teacher satisfaction, quality of…
Han Heejeong Sophia, July, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A case study of the use of both teacher-driven workshops and job-embedded facilitation in a professional development initiative designed to enhance 14 teachers' strategies for supporting children's peer social competence
Gunter Leslie, Caldarella Paul, Korth Byran B., Young K. Richard, June, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An evaluation of the influence of a socioemotional learning curriculum, Strong Start Pre-K, on children's social and emotional competence, based on data from 52 preschool students in a Title 1 preschool in a metropolitan area in Utah
Stefan Catrinel A., Miclea Mircea, May, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of a prevention program designed to address young children's social and emotional competencies, both externalizing and internalizing problems, emotion recognition, and social problem solving, that includes an examination of intervention's…
Vo Abigail K., Sutherland Kevin S., Conroy Maureen A., May, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A description of the Behavioral, Emotional, and Social Training: Competent Learners Achieving School Success (BEST in CLASS) classroom-based intervention designed to help early childhood teachers master instructional strategies for preventing and…
Green Beth L., Malsch Anna M., Kothari Brianne Hood, Busse Jessica, Brennan Eileen M., April, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the development, implementation, and outcomes of a pilot intervention designed to enhance preschool programs' ability to support children's socioemotional development though the use of mental health consultation with early childhood staff…
University of Maryland at Baltimore. School of Medicine, Georgetown University. Center for Child and Human Development, February, 2012
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Findings from an evaluation of early childhood mental health consultation in Maryland that examine services delivered, early childhood classroom environment outcomes, and children's socioemotional outcomes
What Works Clearinghouse (Institute of Education Sciences), February, 2012
Literature Review
A review of research on the impact of The Incredible Years, an intervention to build young children's socioemotional skills, on the development of preschool children with disabilities, based on the application of a review protocol and evidence…
Ashdown Daniela Maree, Bernard Michael Edwin, January, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An investigation of the effects of a socioemotional learning skills curriculum, the You Can Do It! Early Childhood Education Program (YCDI), on the social skills, well-being, and reading levels of 99 preschool and first grade students at a Catholic…
O'Hare Liam, Kerr Karen, Biggart Andy, Connolly Paul, 2012
Reports & Papers
An impact and process evaluation of Mate-Tricks, an after school socioemotional development program for 9- and 10-year-old children in Ireland, that examines program effects on children's pro- and anti-social behavior outcomes, as well as…
O'Hare Liam, Kerr Karen, Biggart Andy, Connolly Paul, 2012
Executive Summary
A summary of an impact and process evaluation of Mate-Tricks, an after school socioemotional development program for 9- and 10-year-old children in Ireland, that examines program effects on children's pro- and anti-social behavior outcomes, as well…
Childhood Development Initiative, 2012
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Findings from an impact and process evaluation of Mate-Tricks, an after school socioemotional development program for 9- and 10-year-old children in Ireland, that examines program effects on children's pro- and anti-social behavior outcomes, as well…