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Truglio, Rosemarie T; Stefano, Autumn Zitani; Sanders, Jennifer Schiffman – ZERO TO THREE, 2014
Self-regulation is the ability to control one's thoughts, actions, and emotions. When children are better able to follow directions or control impulses they are better prepared for school and for life. Sesame Workshop has and continues to create rich, meaningful content that places self-regulation skills and the strategies needed for school…
Descriptors: Self Control, School Readiness, Young Children, Emotional Response
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Razza, Rachel A.; Martin, Anne; Brooks-Gunn, Jeanne – Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 2012
This study examined the longitudinal associations between attentional regulation in preschool and children's school success in later elementary school within an at-risk sample (N = 2595). Specifically, two facets of attention (focused attention and lack of impulsivity) at age 5 were explored as independent predictors of children's achievement and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, School Readiness, Conceptual Tempo, Poverty
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Cress, Cynthia; Lambert, Matthew C.; Epstein, Michael H. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2016
Strength-based assessment of behaviors in preschool children provides evidence of emotional and behavioral skills in children, rather than focusing primarily on weaknesses identified by deficit-based assessments. The Preschool Behavioral and Emotional Rating Scales (PreBERS) is a normative assessment of emotional and behavioral strengths in…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, Preschool Children, Early Childhood Education, Behavior Rating Scales
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Cress, Cynthia J.; Synhorst, Lori; Epstein, Michael H.; Allen, Elizabeth – Assessment for Effective Intervention, 2012
The "Preschool Behavioral and Emotional Rating Scale" (PreBERS) is a standardized, norm-referenced instrument that assesses emotional and behavioral strengths of preschool children. This study investigated whether the PreBERS four-factor structure (i.e., emotional regulation, school readiness, social confidence, and family involvement)…
Descriptors: Rating Scales, Preschool Children, Disabilities, Special Education
Blair, Clancy – 2003
Self-regulation of behavior generally refers to controlled, cognitive monitoring of the actions and steps required to obtain a goal, or to bring about a desired response from the environment. Age-related changes in self-regulation as well as individual differences at a given age or developmental stage play fundamental roles in shaping children's…
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Classroom Environment, Cognitive Development, Early Childhood Education
Blair, Clancy – 2003
Self-regulation of behavior generally refers to controlled, cognitive monitoring of the actions and steps required to obtain a goal, or to bring about a desired response from the environment. Age-related changes in self-regulation as well as individual differences at a given age or developmental stage play fundamental roles in shaping children's…
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Classroom Environment, Cognitive Development, Early Childhood Education
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Hyson, Marilou – Young Children, 2002
Summarizes research on the contribution of young children's emotional competence to their school readiness. Describes ways early childhood teachers can support young children's emotional competence by creating a secure emotional environment, helping children understand emotions, modeling genuine appropriate emotions, supporting children's emotion…
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Child Advocacy, Childhood Needs, Early Childhood Education