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The Teacher-Child Relationship and Children's Early School Adjustment
The teacher-child relationship may serve important support functions for young children in their attempts to adjust to the school environment. A sample of kindergarten children (N = 206, mean age =Expand
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Having friends, keeping friends, making friends, and being liked by peers in the classroom: predictors of children's early school adjustment?
  • G. Ladd
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Child development
  • 1 August 1990
The potential role that children's classroom peer relations play in their school adjustment was investigated during the first 2 months of kindergarten and the remainder of the school year. MeasuresExpand
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Children's interpersonal behaviors and the teacher-child relationship.
Relations between kindergartners' (N = 199; M age = 5 years 6 months) behavioral orientations and features of their 1st-grade teacher-child relationships (i.e., conflict, closeness, dependency) wereExpand
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The Child Behavior Scale : A teacher-report measure of young children's aggressive, withdrawn, and Prosocial behaviors
Few instruments provide reliable, valid data on peer-behavioral indicators of risk and competence in young children. The authors developed a teacher-report measure of young children's behavior withExpand
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Children's social and scholastic lives in kindergarten: related spheres of influence?
Evidence from two studies conducted with kindergarten samples (N = 200, M age = 5.58 years; N = 199, M age = 5.47 years) supported a series of interrelated hypotheses derived from a child xExpand
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Children’s Peer Relations and Social Competence: A Century of Progress
This book examines the role of peer relationships in child and adolescent development by tracking research findings from the early 1900s to the present. Dividing the research into three generations,Expand
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Peer victimization: cause or consequence of school maladjustment?
Past research has shown that peer victimization and school maladjustment are related, but it is unclear whether victimization is a cause or consequence of such difficulties. This study examinedExpand
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Peer relationships and social competence during early and middle childhood.
  • G. Ladd
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Annual review of psychology
  • 1999
This review demarcates major periods of empirical activity and accomplishment (i.e. "generations") in research on children's peer relations and social competence during recent decades and identifiesExpand
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Anxious solitude and peer exclusion: a diathesis-stress model of internalizing trajectories in childhood.
A diathesis-stress model was proposed in which the joint forces of individual vulnerability (anxious solitude) and interpersonal adversity (peer exclusion) predict depressive symptoms in childrenExpand
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Identifying victims of peer aggression from early to middle childhood: analysis of cross-informant data for concordance, estimation of relational adjustment, prevalence of victimization, and
Two studies were conducted to investigate cross-informant measures of children's peer victimization. In Study 1, self- and peer reports of victimization were compared for 197 children fromExpand
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