Parent Involvement in Preschool: Predictors and the Relation of Involvement to Preliteracy Development

  title={Parent Involvement in Preschool: Predictors and the Relation of Involvement to Preliteracy Development},
  author={David H. Arnold and Alexandra Zeljo and Greta L. Doctoroff and Camilo Ortiz},
  journal={School Psychology Review},
  pages={74 - 90}
Abstract The present study examined the relation between parent involvement in preschool and children's preliteracy skills. It also examined socioeconomic status (SES), parent depression, and single-parent status as predictors of parent involvement. Participants were 163 preschool-aged children from mostly low-income families, their parents, and their teachers. Teachers rated parent involvement, and preliteracy skills were assessed with standardized tests. Greater parent involvement was… 

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