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Ucus, Sukran; Garcia, Aileen; Esteraich, Jan; Raikes, Helen – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
Parental involvement (PI) in their children's schools has been shown to have a positive influence on the children's behaviours and academic achievement. The purpose of this study was to examine predictors of PI and relations of PI in schools to child externalizing and internalizing behaviours. Data were from the fifth-grade wave of the Early Head…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Federal Programs
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Tully, Erin C.; Gray, Jackson M.; Goodman, Sherryl H.; Nowicki, Stephen, Jr. – Early Child Development and Care, 2016
Children who expect they can bring about good outcomes and avoid bad outcomes tend to experience more personal successes. Little is known about factors that contribute to these "control expectancies". The purpose of the present study was to determine whether children's internal control expectancies occur in the context of parents'…
Descriptors: Locus of Control, Expectation, Parents, Family Environment
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Schroeder, Valarie M.; Kelley, Michelle L. – Early Child Development and Care, 2010
The present study examines the associations between family environment, parenting practices and executive functions in normally developing children. One hundred parents of children between the ages of 5 and 12 completed the Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive Functions from the Family Environment Scale and the Parent-Child Relationship…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Child Rearing, Parent Child Relationship, Short Term Memory