Crosby, Danielle

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Investigating gene–environment interaction as a contributor to language performance. 2010 1904 This study investigated the potential moderating role of genetic predisposition for language performance on the association between various environmental variables and children’s receptive and expressive language performance. Participants included 11...
How parents' beliefs and expectations influence their investments in children's early learning environments: a social exchange perspective 2010 8035 Children's early learning environments (i.e., home and child care) influence their school readiness, and parent's investments in these environments help shape children's experiences. Using data from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study - Birth coho...
Assessing the links among maternal nonstandard work schedules, early learning environments, and children's early academic skills 2012 860 The increase in nonstandard work schedules among mothers with preschool children has called attention to its effects on children's development. Additionally, evidence suggests that there may be varying patterns of child care utilization among mothers...
Exploring the academic achievement gap among children of immigrants: the role of parent involvement at home and school 2013 2057 The racial-ethnic academic achievement gap is a long-standing phenomenon in the U.S. that has held the attention of scholars for decades. Research has found that accounting for factors such as SES reduces the initial gap but does not eliminate differ...
Early childhood education practicum students' perceptions of their practicum setting and factors linked to satisfaction and teacher efficacy 2013 9154 This exploratory study was designed to investigate how early childhood education practicum students describe their practicum experience in early childhood classrooms. Drawing on data from a larger ongoing study of practicum experiences, the current s...
Giving voices to Mexican immigrant parents: a mixed methods study of perceptions on the transition to school 2013 1308 The transition to formal schooling is thought of as a critical educational experience for all children and their families. This transition may be especially critical for those in the largest immigrant group in the United States, Mexican families and ...
The associations among school stratification, racial identity, and future orientation in Black youth 2015 669 Schools are one of the largest institutions that perpetuate and maintain the racial and class hierarchy that exists within society (Borman & Dowling, 2010; Borman, Hewes, Overman, & Brown, 2003). School tracking, the division of students into differe...
Co-resident grandparents and children’s early cognitive development 2015 1102 Cross-cultural research on parent–maintained multigenerational families with co-resident grandparents has shown largely positive outcomes for children, but few studies have explored the potential impact of this type of household structure on children...
Bodily autonomy of young children: mothers’ perspectives of appropriate acceptance or rejection of affection for their toddler and preschool aged children 2021 19 Young children’s understanding of autonomy related to their body and touch has received relatively little attention in the developmental sciences even though children's understanding of basic principles related to their identity start to take shape d...
Teachers’ job satisfaction, their professional development and the academic achievement of low-income kindergartners 2015 2331 As expectations for increased student performance mounts, there are limited sources of assistance for teachers who struggle to bridge the gap between the practices they engage in and students’ performance. This is particularly true for kindergarten t...
A mixed methods study of early childhood preservice teachers: beliefs about poverty, perceived learning from specific instructional strategies, and preparedness to serve children and families in poverty 2016 1052 A large number of young children experiencing poverty are receiving some type of formal early care and education. Effective early childhood teachers are an important component to providing high quality early childhood education. Yet, limited research...
Ambivalence as a potential mediator of associations between the acculturation gap and Mexican American adolescents’ well-being 2016 684 The goal of this study is to explore the relationship between a parent-child acculturation gap and both depression and self-esteem in adolescent children of Mexican immigrant parents. Using linear regression models, I tested the impact of the accultu...