[...] examination of these effects is needed, especially as they relate to preschool children's learning behavior over time.\n Future research should also extend these findings by examining behavioral change in kindergarten and beyond. Because substantial research has found a significant association between learning behavior and academic achievement in both preschool and elementary school (Domnguez Escaln & Greenfield, 2009; McClelland, Acock, & Morrison, 2006), examination of how change in learning behavior relates to later school readiness is critical.
School Psychology Review, 2010, Volume 39, No. 1, pp. 29 – 47 FEATURED ARTICLE A Longitudinal Examination of Young Children’s Learning Behavior: Child-Level and Classroom-Level Predictors of Change Throughout the Preschool Year Ximena Domínguez University of Miami Virginia E. Vitiello University of Virginia Michelle F. Maier and Daryl B. Greenﬁeld University of Miami Abstract. The studies presented in this article longitudinally examined preschool children’s learning behavior, which has received increased attention in recent years bec
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