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Buhs, Eric S.; Koziol, Natalie A.; Rudasill, Kathleen Moritz; Crockett, Lisa J. – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2018
Young children's temperament was examined as a potential predictor of early adolescent school engagement, with elementary school teacher-child and peer relationships included as potential mediators of these effects. A large national longitudinal dataset (N = 1,032) was used to estimate structural equations models that showed children's social…
Descriptors: Early Adolescents, Learner Engagement, Young Children, Predictor Variables
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Hosan, Naheed E.; Hoglund, Wendy – School Psychology Review, 2017
This study examined three competing models assessing the directional associations between the quality of children's relationships with teachers and friends (i.e., closeness and conflict) and their emotional and behavioral school engagement (i.e., the relationship-driven, engagement-driven, and transactional models). The additive contributions of…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Friendship, Learner Engagement, Peer Relationship
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Prino, Laura Elvira; Pasta, Tiziana; Gastaldi, Francesca Giovanna Maria; Longobardi, Claudio – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2016
Introduction: Despite the clear relevance of the Student-teacher relationship, studies have rarely encompassed subjects with special education needs. Our study focused on the differences perceived by teachers in their relationships with these students. Method: We described the results obtained with different groups of children with special…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Down Syndrome, Learning Disabilities
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Wilson, Travis M.; Zheng, Chanjin; Lemoine, Katherine A.; Martin, Caroline P.; Tang, Yue – Journal of Experimental Education, 2016
Person-centered analyses of achievement goals have been scarce in studies of elementary school children. In this investigation, the authors examined the natural combinations of achievement goals (mastery, performance-approach, performance-avoidance) among 3rd grade students (N = 195) and how clusters differed in self-, teacher-, and peer-reported…
Descriptors: Goal Orientation, Academic Achievement, Individual Differences, Social Adjustment
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Archambault, Isabelle; Kurdi, Vanessa; Oliver, Elizabeth; Goulet, Mélissa – Merrill-Palmer Quarterly: Journal of Developmental Psychology, 2016
The present study examined the unique and joint effects of peer victimization and conflicts with teachers on student behavioral and affective engagement across the school year among a sample of 333 fifth- and sixth-grade students. Results first showed that peer victimization was not a significant predictor of students' affective engagement,…
Descriptors: Peer Relationship, Victims, Conflict, Teacher Student Relationship
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Collins, Brian Andrew; O'Connor, Erin Eileen; Supplee, Lauren; Shaw, Daniel S. – Journal of Educational Research, 2017
The authors identified trajectories of teacher-child relationship conflict and closeness from Grades 1 to 6, and associations between these trajectories and externalizing and internalizing behaviors at 11 years old among low-income, urban boys (N = 262). There were three main findings. Nagin cluster analyses indicated five trajectories for…
Descriptors: Low Income Students, Elementary School Students, Teacher Student Relationship, Urban Youth
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McCormick, Meghan P.; Cappella, Elise; O'Connor, Erin; Hill, Jennifer L.; McClowry, Sandee – Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2016
Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) programs aim to improve students' social-emotional competencies in order to enhance their achievement. Although SEL programs typically implement classroom curricula, some programs also include a component for parents. Yet, little is known about the types of parents likely to participate in services, and whether…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Urban Schools, Low Income
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Madill, Rebecca A.; Gest, Scott D.; Rodkin, Philip C. – School Psychology Review, 2014
This study examines the roles of emotionally supportive teacher-child interactions and child characteristics (aggressive-disruptive behavior and low peer social preference) in first-, third, and fifth-grade children's perceptions of teacher closeness and sense of peer community. Results from a series of multilevel models suggest that emotionally…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Interaction, Student Characteristics, Aggression
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Drugli, May Britt – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2013
This study explored the association between teacher-reported student-teacher relationship quality (closeness and conflict) and demographic factors, school functioning and child mental health in a cross-sectional study. The study was conducted among a national sample of Norwegian school children (N?=?825) in grades 1 to 7. Bivariate analyses and…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Foreign Countries, Teacher Student Relationship, Mental Health
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Pasta, Tiziana; Mendola, Manuela; Longobardi, Claudio; Prino, Laura Elvira; Gastaldi, Francesca Giovanna Maria – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Introduction: The literature highlights that pupils with Specific Learning Disability (SLD) often reveal a poor meta-cognitive system, with low levels of attribution to internal factors like diligence and personal skill, and high levels of attribution to external factors like ease of task, luck or help from others. Methods: This study aims to…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Metacognition, Attribution Theory, Identification
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McCormick, Meghan P.; Turbeville, Ashley R.; Barnes, Sophie P.; McClowry, Sandee G. – Early Education and Development, 2014
Research Findings: Racial/ethnic minority low-income children with temperaments high in negative reactivity are at heightened risk for developing disruptive behavior problems. Teacher-child relationships characterized by high levels of closeness and low levels of conflict may protect against the development of disruptive behaviors in school. The…
Descriptors: Low Income Groups, Urban Schools, Longitudinal Studies, Personality Traits
Blanco, Pedro J. – ProQuest LLC, 2009
This study examined the effectiveness of child centered play therapy (CCPT) with academically at-risk 1st graders. In this quasi-experimental design, twenty-one 1st grade students were assigned to the experimental group and 20 students were assigned to the no treatment control group. The children in the experimental group received two 30 minute…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Quasiexperimental Design, Play