‘ Friends and grades ’ : Peer preference and attachment predict academic success among Naskapi youth

@inproceedings{Burack2013FA,
  title={‘ Friends and grades ’ : Peer preference and attachment predict academic success among Naskapi youth},
  author={Jacob Ari Burack and Alexandra D’Arrisso and Vladimir Ponizovsky and Wendy Troop-Gordon and Tarek Mandour and Curtis Tootoosis and Sandy W Robinson},
  year={2013}
}
The primary findings of this study are preliminary support for the promotive effects of positive peer relations in an educational context with a specific group of First Nations adolescents. Eighty-one students from grades 6–11 who attended the sole school in the Naskapi community of Kawawachikamach in northern Québec, representing virtually all of the youths in the community, completed questionnaires regarding peer preferences, self-report peer and parental attachment, and affiliation with… CONTINUE READING

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