Preschool Teachers’ Facilitation of Gender-Typed and Gender- Neutral Activities during Free Play

  title={Preschool Teachers’ Facilitation of Gender-Typed and Gender- Neutral Activities during Free Play},
  author={Kristen L. Granger and L. Hanish and Olga Kornienko and Robert H. Bradley},
  journal={Sex Roles},
Understanding how preschool teachers facilitate children’s engagement in gender-typed and gender-neutral activities is important given that engagement in gender-typed activities is differentially linked to the development of skills connected to later academic achievement. Thus, facilitation of children’s engagement in gender-typed activities may contribute to emergence of gender differences in later educational outcomes. The current study used a teacher-focal observational coding system to… 

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