Development in School Contexts

Department of Psychology


Connecting Teacher Practices to Children's Emotional Competence
McCormick Center Leadership Connections Conference

Katherine Zinsser and Timothy W. Curby

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What do Kindergarteners Need?

APA Coalition for Psychology in Schools and Education

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Motor, Social, and Cognitive Skills Among Pre-Kindergarten Children with Developmental Disabilities

Helyn Kim, Abby G. Carlson, Timothy W. Curby, and Adam Winsler

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Preschool Teachers’ Emotional Consistency Works Through Their Relationships With Children To Affect Social Competence And Problem Behaviors

Laura L. Brock & Timothy W. Curby

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Teachers’ supports and children’s engagement: Testing for bidirectional associations

Timothy W. Curby, Jason T. Downer, & Leslie M. Booren

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Fine motor skills and academic achievement

Timothy W. Curby & Abby G. Carlson

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Do emotional support and classroom organization early in the year lead to higher quality instruction?

Timothy W. Curby, Sara E. Rimm-Kaufman, & Tashia Abry

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Becoming a consistently emotionally supportive preschool teacher: Implications for center directors and teachers

Craig S. Bailey, Katherine M. Zinsser, Timothy W. Curby, Susanne A. Denham, & Hideko H. Bassett

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Prioritizing interactions to support children’s academic achievement

Timothy W. Curby & Catharine Chavez

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