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Conflicts in Kindergarten Can Reduce Children’s Interest in Reading and Math

Teacher-perceived conflicts in kindergarten predict a lower interest and pre-academic skills in math and literacy among kindergarteners, a new study from Finland shows. Kindergarten represents a crucial context in which children develop school-related skills and patterns of engagement that form the basis for the development of later competencies important for academic success. Kindergarten achievement has ...

Troy Oakes

A teacher with her kindergarten students.