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ERIC Number: EJ819238
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Mar
Pages: 3
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 7
ISSN: ISSN-1538-6619
Developing Self-Regulation in Kindergarten: Can We Keep All the Crickets in the Basket?
Bodrova, Elena; Leong, Deborah
Young Children, v63 n2 p56-58 Mar 2008
Self-regulation involves to the ability to both control one's impulses and engage in a particular behavior on demand. It is a skill used not just in social interactions (emotional self-regulation) but in thinking (cognitive self-regulation) as well. Research shows that children's self-regulation behaviors in the early years predict their school achievement in reading and mathematics better than IQ scores. The authors suggest a number of ways kindergarten teachers can promote children's development of this important skill.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A