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Early teacher-child relationships and the trajectory of children's school outcomes through eighth grade.
This study followed a sample of 179 children from kindergarten through eighth grade to examine the extent to which kindergarten teachers' perceptions of their relationships with students predict a… Expand
Enhancing Relationships Between Children and Teachers
- R. Pianta
- 1 February 1999
Why Supportive Relationships Are Essential How the Parts Affect the Whole - Systems Theory in Classroom Relationships The Child as a Developing System The Emotional Bond Between Children and Adults… Expand
Measures of classroom quality in prekindergarten and children's development of academic, language, and social skills.
This study examined development of academic, language, and social skills among 4-year-olds in publicly supported prekindergarten (pre-K) programs in relation to 3 methods of measuring pre-K quality,… Expand
Ready to learn? Children's pre-academic achievement in pre-Kindergarten programs ☆
Abstract We examined children's growth in school-related learning and social skills over the pre-Kindergarten (pre-K) year in state-funded programs designed to prepare children for kindergarten. We… Expand
Can instructional and emotional support in the first-grade classroom make a difference for children at risk of school failure?
This study examined ways in which children's risk of school failure may be moderated by support from teachers. Participants were 910 children in a national prospective study. Children were identified… Expand
Classroom assessment scoring system.
The toddler version of the "CLASS(r)" tool provides early childhood programs with an accurate, reliable way to assess effective classrooms. For use with children from 15 36 months, this standardized… Expand
Features of Pre-Kindergarten Programs, Classrooms, and Teachers: Do They Predict Observed Classroom Quality and Child-Teacher Interactions?
This study draws from the National Center for Early Development and Learning's Multi-State Pre-Kindergarten Study to examine the extent to which program, classroom, and teacher attributes of the… Expand
Teachers' education, classroom quality, and young children's academic skills: results from seven studies of preschool programs.
In an effort to provide high-quality preschool education, policymakers are increasingly requiring public preschool teachers to have at least a Bachelor's degree, preferably in early childhood… Expand
Conceptualization, Measurement, and Improvement of Classroom Processes: Standardized Observation Can Leverage Capacity
The authors advance an argument that placing observation of actual teaching as a central feature of accountability frameworks, teacher preparation, and basic science could result in substantial… Expand