Ten. Children's Interpersonal Skills and School-Based Relationships

  1. Peter K. Smith3 and
  2. Craig H. Hart4
  1. Gary W. Ladd1,
  2. Becky Kochenderfer-Ladd1 and
  3. Ann-Margret Rydell2

Published Online: 22 FEB 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444390933.ch10

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Childhood Social Development, Second Edition

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Childhood Social Development, Second Edition

How to Cite

Ladd, G. W., Kochenderfer-Ladd, B. and Rydell, A.-M. (2010) Children's Interpersonal Skills and School-Based Relationships, in The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Childhood Social Development, Second Edition (eds P. K. Smith and C. H. Hart), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444390933.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Goldsmiths, University of London, London, England

  2. 4

    Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA

  2. 2

    University of Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 FEB 2011
  2. Published Print: 3 DEC 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405196796

Online ISBN: 9781444390933

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Keywords:

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  • child-level factors, two behavioral propensities - acting in aggressive or withdrawn manner among classmates;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

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Child-Level Factors

  • Environment-Level Factors

  • Child and Environment Models

  • Child and Environment Models of School Adjustment: Provisions and Prospects

  • References