ERIC Number: EJ563068
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Social Competence: An Untapped Dimension in Evaluating Head Start's Success.
Raver, C. Cybele; Zigler, Edward F.
Early Childhood Research Quarterly, v12 n4 p363-85 1997
Reviews extant research on children's social skills, including their ability to modulate their feelings, their social cognitions, and their behaviors within the context of peer interaction, as measures of social competence. Examines definitions of social competence in light of assessments of children's performance. Offers policy recommendations for assessment of social competence as key indicator of early intervention programmatic success. (EV)
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