ERIC Number: EJ437019
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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Social Competence and Early School Transition: Risk and Protective Factors for African-American Children.
Taylor, Angela R.
Education and Urban Society, v24 n1 p15-26 Nov 1991
Four potential protective factors appear to promote resilience in disadvantaged African-American children through facilitating development of school-relevant social competencies. The factors are the following: (1) early education experiences; (2) parental involvement in early schooling; (3) early peer relationships; and (4) culturally compatible classroom programs. (SLD)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Black Students, Blacks, Classroom Environment, Disadvantaged Youth, Early Childhood Education, Educationally Disadvantaged, Goodness of Fit, High Risk Students, Interpersonal Competence, Parent Participation, Peer Relationship, School Readiness, Self Esteem, Student Characteristics, Success, Young Children
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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