Extracurricular activity and parental involvement predict positive outcomes in elementary school children

@inproceedings{LagacSguin2010ExtracurricularAA,
  title={Extracurricular activity and parental involvement predict positive outcomes in elementary school children},
  author={Daniel G. Lagac{\'e}-S{\'e}guin and Emily Kathryn Case},
  year={2010}
}
The main goal of this study was to explore if parental involvement and extracurricular activity participation could predict well‐being and academic competence in elementary school children. Seventy‐two children (mean age = 10.9 years, SD = 0.85) and their parents participated. Results revealed that parental pressure and support, when paired with extracurricular activity participation, successfully predicted children’s well‐being and academic competence. Follow‐up analyses were conducted to… CONTINUE READING

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