Navigation Links
Parenting plays key role when african american boys move from preschool to kindergarten
Date:1/28/2014

11%) included early achievers who declined in kindergarten both academically and behaviorally; by contrast, 20% of the boys in the study comprised a group of early achievers who remained on their high-performing academic and social paths after the transition.

According to Iruka, the results clearly suggest that some African American boys experience challenges to their academic achievement and social skills as they move into to kindergarten.

"In addition, the two groups of early achievers is especially revealing about the importance of effective parenting," she said. "African American boys from homes where mothers frequently engaged in literacy activities and intentional teachingand other activities like playing games and taking the child on errandswere likely to be in the high achieving groups."

Iruka's study also showed that parent-child interactions influence whether a high-achieving African American boy stays on course.

"It's important to note that the early achievers who declined academically and socially were more likely to be from homes in which the parents were inattentive," she said. "The group of boys with detached parents showed a significant decrease in their reading and math scores and an increase in aggression during the preschool-to-kindergarten transition."

According to Iruka, these results fit well with other research that has shown how important it is for all children across socioeconomic lines to receive responsive parenting that is enriching and cognitively stimulating. Because of the importance of parenting, Iruka and her co-authors recommend involving parents in academic and social support for children throughout the transition from preschool to kindergarten.

"We believe this time of change requires families and teachers to work together," she said. "Not only can such partnerships help to ensure the best academic and social outcomes for gifted African American boysthey can make a differen
'/>"/>

Contact: Dave Shaw
Dave@unc.edu
919-621-3933
Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Discover Parenting Tips for Toddlers With the “Talking To Toddlers” Course – V-kool
2. HIV and parenting needs to be discussed, new study finds
3. New Book "Parenting Made Easy" Reveals Tips and a Big Bag of Tricks for Parenting
4. SafeToSleep Infant Breathing Monitor Nominated for Fifth National Parenting Award of 2013
5. National Parenting Center Recognizes Lifenest® Sleep System™ With Seal of Approval
6. Milaa Is Set to Introduce an Online Parenting Platform for Today’s Face-Pasted Parents with Activities That Are Beneficial for Their Children’s Development
7. Parent Magic Inc's "Surviving Your Adolescents" Wins Gold Award in National Parenting Publications Awards 2013
8. Patricia O’Laughlin Psychotherapy of Los Angeles Features Six Parenting Videos On Top Parenting Search Engine
9. Newly Released Parenting Upward Guide: Crafted for the Adult Children of the 10,000 Baby Boomers Turning 65 Every Day
10. Sensitive parenting can boost premature childrens school performance
11. SafeToSleep Baby Monitor Wins National Parenting Publication Award
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Parenting plays key role when african american boys move from preschool to kindergarten
(Date:12/22/2014)... Super Saturday, the last Saturday before Christmas, is ... day in the 2014 holiday shopping season. , ... steady pre-Christmas stream of customers, ready to purchase marijuana ... definitely intend to take advantage…of the recreational cannabis as ... enjoying The Grass Station’s holiday sale on vape products. ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... December 22, 2014 In recognition of ... sales to Hero Reward, a local organization that provides ... , Located on a couple hundred acres ... Program offers lodging, world class fishing, hunting, hiking, horseback ... was founded several years ago to support U.S. Service ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... 7,178 small business owners and marketing professionals avoided ... opted instead to join Digital Marketer, an Austin, Texas ... annual “Black Friday Boot Camp”. , ... 5 hour online training event and raised $50,000 in ... Central Texas based charities dedicated to fighting childhood cancer. ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... 2014 NAPW honors ... of the Year. Ms. Foley is recognized with this ... most-recognized networking organization of professional women in the country, ... of Professional Women is a powerfully vibrant networking community ... , “As a nurse, I felt like I made ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... December 22, 2014 At the ... next month in San Antonio, esteemed experts ... dynamics that often stand in the way of ... , This premier faculty development opportunity is ... Leadership, whose mission is to assist nurse educators ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Customers at Colorado’s Grass Station Say They’re Enjoying the Experience of Legally Purchasing Marijuana this Year to Give as Christmas Presents to Friends and Family 2Health News:Discount Labels Donates Portion of November Sales to Hero Reward Program 2Health News:Austin Company Digital Marketer Raises 100K to Fight Childhood Cancer 2Health News:Austin Company Digital Marketer Raises 100K to Fight Childhood Cancer 3Health News:National Association of Professional Women Announces Michelle M. Foley, Vice President of Operations of OTTR Chronic Care Solutions, a 2014 Professional Woman of the Year 2Health News:2015 NLN Leadership Conference February 5-7 San Antonio 2Health News:2015 NLN Leadership Conference February 5-7 San Antonio 3
... May 28 In a world of internet savvy,patients ... scheduling,are readily available online. With a few clicks of ... friends and family and even buy,groceries! A patient,s experience ... be equally as user friendly., With the new ...
... mean development of new class of drugs, researchers say ... that inhibits HIV protease has been developed by researchers at ... necessary for HIV replication, is a common target in the ... HIV protease inhibitor compound to be developed in 20 years ...
... lead to more effective drugs to slow progression of ... gene that plays a role in Alzheimer,s disease in ... the neurodegenerative condition has been identified by U.S. researchers. ... 20 -- opens a new line of research that ...
... creases, saggy areas around the mouth and neck the ... are not inevitable. They result from a structural breakdown inside ... the growth of new, youthful collagen, University of Michigan scientists ... collagen collapse and possible renewal, based on more than a ...
... the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have shown ... decoy, receptor, binding growth factors that promote the progression ... lead to new drug designs for inhibiting cancer. The ... publication. , Many types of tumors grow because of ...
... athletes and non-athletes suffer from one or more components ... conditions that can lead to cardiovascular disease, according to ... in Milwaukee. , The study results were presented today ... by Anne Z. Hoch, D.O., associate professor of orthopedic ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Empowering Your Patients: Smile Dash Portal 'Bridges Gap' Between Dentists and Patients 2Health News:New Compound Slows HIV Replication 2Health News:Study IDs Gene for Late-Onset Alzheimer's 2Health News:Why some treatments rescue aging skin 2Health News:Why some treatments rescue aging skin 3Health News:Fruit fly protein acts as decoy to capture tumor growth factors, find Penn researchers 2Health News:New study shows sedentary high school girls are at significant risk for future osteoporosis 2
(Date:12/19/2014)... 19, 2014 You,re visiting the dentist for ... when he or she says you need a root ... you may have several questions and feel apprehensive about ... know it,s nothing to worry about. The Pennsylvania Dental ... alleviate any anxiety the public may have surrounding this ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... , Dec. 19, 2014 Breckenridge Pharmaceutical, ... multi-product agreement with MSN Laboratories Pvt. Ltd. ( ... expect to commercialize several new ANDAs.  Under the terms ... the products exclusively to Breckenridge for the U.S. market, ... its label.  Breckenridge and MSN have agreed to develop ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... , Dec. 19, 2014 In today,s ... product,s web presence to reflect the needs of ... particular, must meet the needs of key stakeholders ... According to recent research by ... of the participating companies averaged more than $100,000 ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Root Canals Have Become More Routine 2Breckenridge Pharmaceutical signs Multi-Product Generic Agreement with MSN Laboratories Pvt. Ltd. 2Building a Best-in-Class Pharma Global Brand Website 2
... The FR-120F, Fujinon's new fiberoptic Naso-Pharyngo-Laryngoscope ... and patient comfort. The latest in ... an increased light guide, and a wide ... very impressive 3.3mm distal tip diameter. ...
... Tip Laryngoscopes are the most ... The articulating tip aids during ... improved view of epiglottis. Available ... styles. We guarantee your complete ...
German Style MacIntosh Fiber Optic Blade Laryngoscopes...
CCR Medical fiberoptic green system laryngoscope handles., ,OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE, QUALITY, AND PRICING MAKE OUR FIBEROPTIC SELECTION MOST ECONOMICAL....
Medicine Products: