Family–Teacher Relationships and Child Engagement in Early Care and Education
2. Importance of Family–Teacher Relationships
3. Family–Teacher Relationship and Child Outcomes
4. Dimensions of Child Engagement
4.1. Positive Engagement with Teacher
4.2. Positive Engagement with Peers
5. Family–Teacher Relationships and Child Engagement
6. Current Study
8. Data Analysis
9.1. Preliminary Analyses
9.2. Hypothesis Testing
10.1. Practices in Family–Teacher Relationships
10.2. Parent Perception of Teacher Knowledge and Attitudes
10.3. Study Limitations and Future Directions
Institutional Review Board Statement
Informed Consent Statement
Data Availability Statement
Conflicts of Interest
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|Age (in years)||463||4.56||0.67||2.58||6.28|
|Dual Language Learner||113||23%|
|# of Months Attended Care/Preschool||470||13.57||12.50||0.00||60.00|
|Age (in years)||434||34.57||7.37||18.41||72.95|
|Less than HS||42||9%|
|Some college or AA||158||33%|
|Less than $25,000||166||34%|
|2. Practices||0.36 **||1.00|
|3. Attitudes||0.10 *||0.24 **||1.00|
|4. Engagement with |
|5. Engagement with peers||0.03||−0.06||0.02||0.333 **||1.00|
|6. Child age at observation||0.01||0.06||−0.03||0.07||0.27 **||1.00|
|7. Child is |
|8. Child is of minority status||−0.01||0.13 **||0.04||0.01||−0.16||0.07||−0.01||1.00|
|9. Child Dual Language Learner||−0.06||0.15 **||0.01||−0.11 *||−0.19||0.13 **||−0.05||0.56 **||1.00|
|10. Surgency||−0.01||0.07||0.02||0.08||0.10 *||0.06||−0.11 *||−0.15||−0.10 *||1.00|
|11. Negative Affect||−0.12 **||−0.02||−0.03||0.02||0.04||0.10 *||0.06||−0.07||−0.02||0.09 *||1.00|
|12. Effortful Control||0.13 **||0.17 **||0.04||0.05||0.13 **||0.06||0.18 **||0.03||0.01||0.04||−0.02||1.00|
|13. Hrs/wk in this program||−0.05||−0.20 **||−0.03||−0.09||0.03||−0.07||0.00||−0.04||−0.09||−0.04||−0.08||0.03||1.00|
|14. Household income||0.00||−0.29 **||−0.03||−0.05||0.13 **||−0.04||−0.07||−0.32 **||−0.22 **||−0.07||−0.20 **||0.02||0.39 **||1.00|
|15. Proportion of Cycles teacher part of activity||0.03||0.04||−0.03||0.25 **||−0.14 **||−0.01||0.03||0.01||0.03||0.05||−0.06||−0.02||−0.14 **||−0.42||1.00|
|Positive Engagement with Teacher||Positive Engagement with Peers|
|Fixed Effects||β (SE)||B (SE)||β (SE)||B (SE)|
|Intercept||5.07 ** (0.46)||2.78 (0.09) **||5.55 ** (0.51)||2.84 (0.06) **|
|Child Age||0.10 †(0.06)||0.12 † (0.07)||0.32 ** (0.05)||0.42 *** (0.07)|
|Female||0.16 ** (0.05)||0.26 ** (0.08)||0.06 (0.05)||0.10 (0.10)|
|Dual language status||−0.10 (0.06)||−0.20 (0.12)||0.06 (0.06)||0.12 (0.13)|
|Surgency||0.07 (0.06)||0.08 (0.06)||0.16 ** (0.06)||0.19 ** (0.07)|
|Effortful control||0.00 (0.05)||0.00 (0.06)||0.11 * (0.05)||0.15 * (0.07)|
|Household income||−0.01 (0.06)||−0.01 (0.02)||0.17 ** (0.06)||0.07 ** (0.03)|
|Teacher part of activity||0.34 *** (0.06)||0.99 *** (0.16)||−0.15 * (0.06)||−0.46 * (0.18)|
|Knowledge||−0.04 (0.05)||−0.02 (0.02)||0.02 (0.05)||0.01 (0.02)|
|Practices||0.12 * (0.06)||0.01 * (0.01)||−0.06 (0.06)||−0.01 (0.01)|
|Attitudes||−0.01 (0.05)||−0.00 (0.01)||0.02 (0.05)||0.01 (0.01)|
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Lewis, H.R.; Lipscomb, S.T.; Hatfield, B.E.; Weber, R.; Green, B.; Patterson, L. Family–Teacher Relationships and Child Engagement in Early Care and Education. Societies 2023, 13, 67. https://doi.org/10.3390/soc13030067
Lewis HR, Lipscomb ST, Hatfield BE, Weber R, Green B, Patterson L. Family–Teacher Relationships and Child Engagement in Early Care and Education. Societies. 2023; 13(3):67. https://doi.org/10.3390/soc13030067Chicago/Turabian Style
Lewis, Hillary R., Shannon T. Lipscomb, Bridget E. Hatfield, Roberta Weber, Beth Green, and Lindsey Patterson. 2023. "Family–Teacher Relationships and Child Engagement in Early Care and Education" Societies 13, no. 3: 67. https://doi.org/10.3390/soc13030067