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Personal-social adjustment of school children after five years in a family enrichment program


Research on the effects of high quality day care experiences on subsequent personal-social adjustment with teachers and peers suggests that the transition from highly supportive day-care learning environments to public school classrooms with low adult-to-child ratios may present problems for some children.

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Honig, A.S., Lally, J.R. & Mathieson, D.H. Personal-social adjustment of school children after five years in a family enrichment program. Child Youth Care Forum 11, 138–146 (1982).

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  • Social Psychology
  • Learning Environment
  • Public School
  • School Child
  • Care Experience