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Alampay, Liane Peña; Godwin, Jennifer; Lansford, Jennifer E.; Bombi, Anna Silvia; Bornstein, Marc H.; Chang, Lei; Deater-Deckard, Kirby; Giunta, Laura Di; Dodge, Kenneth A.; Malone, Patrick S.; Oburu, Paul; Pastorelli, Concetta; Skinner, Ann T.; Sorbring, Emma; Tapanya, Sombat; Tirado, Liliana M. Uribe; Zelli, Arnaldo; Al-Hassan, Suha M.; Bacchini, Dario – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2017
There is strong evidence of a positive association between corporal punishment and negative child outcomes, but previous studies have suggested that the manner in which parents implement corporal punishment moderates the effects of its use. This study investigated whether severity and justness in the use of corporal punishment moderate the…
Descriptors: Punishment, Justice, Incidence, Child Behavior
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Van Rossem, Ronan; Vermande, Marjolijn; Völker, Beate; Baerveldt, Chris – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2015
Social capital is generally considered beneficial for students' school adjustment. This paper argues that social relationships among pupils generate social capital at both the individual and the class levels, and that each has its unique effect on pupils' performance and well-being. The sample in this study consists of 1036 children in 60…
Descriptors: Social Capital, Student Adjustment, Academic Achievement, Social Networks
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Lee, Jon; Frey, Andy J.; Ratcliffe, Pam; Rutledge, Ally; Seeley, John R.; Small, Jason W.; Feil, Ed; Walker, Hill; Golly, Annemeike – Grantee Submission, 2014
This chapter is concerned with adapting Motivational Interviewing to an early intervention addressing challenging behavior in classrooms. Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a powerful vehicle for increasing motivation and changing behavior in adults, and has been shown to increase participant time in treatment, effort, and adherence to intervention…
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Teacher Behavior, Motivation Techniques, Questioning Techniques
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Price, Joseph M.; Chiapa, Amanda; Walsh, Natalia Escobar – Journal of Genetic Psychology, 2013
As children enter elementary school they display behavioral orientations that reveal potential developmental trajectories. Developmental transitions offer unique opportunities for examining developmental pathways and the factors that influence emerging pathways. The primary goal of this investigation was to examine characteristics of family and…
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Behavior Problems, Child Behavior, Sibling Relationship
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Quinn, Marian; Hennessy, Eilis – Early Education and Development, 2010
Research Findings: The aim of this longitudinal study was to explore peer relationships across the transition from preschool to school. Participants were 35 (17 male) children attending the Irish preschool initiative Early Start (M age = 49.31 months). Sociometric measures were employed on two occasions: at the end of preschool and in the first…
Descriptors: Peer Relationship, Friendship, Preschool Children, Foreign Countries
Murphy, J. Michael; Wehler, Cheryl A.; Pagano, Maria E.; Little, Michelle; Kleinman, Ronald E.; Jellinek, Michael S. – Online Submission, 1998
Using large-scale surveys from nine states, the Community Childhood Hunger Identification Project (CCHIP) estimates that 8% of American children under the age of 12 years experience hunger each year. CCHIP operationalizes child hunger as multiple experiences of parent-reported food insufficiency due to constrained resources. The current study…
Descriptors: Hunger, Individual Development, Low Income Students, Elementary School Students