ERIC Number: EJ431690
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Research in Review. Preschool Children's Peer Acceptance and Social Interaction.
Kemple, Kristen M.
Young Children, v46 n5 p47-54 Jul 1991
Discusses effects of peer relationships on preschoolers' social development. Peer acceptance is important for successful social interaction and adjustment to school, whereas antisocial behavior is associated with rejection. Family interaction and experience are connected to peer acceptance. Suggests approaches that teachers may use to facilitate peer acceptance of a child. (SH)
Descriptors: Aggression, Communication Skills, Cooperation, Early Childhood Education, Family Influence, Friendship, Group Dynamics, Interpersonal Relationship, Parent Child Relationship, Peer Acceptance, Peer Relationship, Popularity, Preschool Children, Prosocial Behavior, Rejection (Psychology), Reputation, Social Behavior, Social Development, Student Adjustment, Teacher Role
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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