Children's Interpersonal Skills and School-Based Relationships

Gary Ladd, Becky Ladd, Ann Margret Rydell

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15 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Childhood Social Development
Subtitle of host publicationSecond Edition
Number of pages26
ISBN (Print)9781405196796
StatePublished - Feb 22 2011


  • Adjusting to classroom demands - challenging tasks, children encounter in childhood
  • Child by environment model - links to school adjustment
  • Child-level factors, two behavioral propensities - acting in aggressive or withdrawn manner among classmates
  • Children's behavior and relational experiences in classrooms - lasting or temporary effects on their school adjustment
  • Children's cognitive and linguistic skills - as precursors of school adjustment
  • Children's interpersonal skills - and school-based relationships
  • Classroom teacher-child relations
  • Environment-level factors
  • Moderator models, children's behavior - contingent upon types of peer or teacher-child relations
  • Peer rejection's effects on children's school engagement - pervasive within school context

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Psychology

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