Krisztián Józsa
University of Szeged
Publications 29
#1Krisztián Józsa (University of Szeged)H-Index: 3
#2Noémi Kis (University of Szeged)H-Index: 1
Last.Karen Caplovitz Barrett (CSU: Colorado State University)H-Index: 20
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Children’s motivation to master challenging tasks is an important predictor of school success, and yet, such motivation declines during adolescence. It is therefore important to identify ways to intervene to reduce this decline. One malleable factor that is associated with motivation is parenting. The present study used structural equation modeling (SEM) to predict Hungarian seventh graders’ (n = 296) school grades from both youths’ and mothers’ perceptions of parenting (care/warmth, support of ...
#1Krisztián Józsa (University of Szeged)H-Index: 3
#2Balázs TörökH-Index: 1
Last.Cerissa Stevenson (CSU: Colorado State University)H-Index: 3
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Abstract The aim of this paper is to compare early childhood education (ECE) in Hungary and in the United States within the context of transnational development policy, where ECE initiatives have gained momentum and priority globally. Developmental trends aligned with the conceptual framework of ECE from a global perspective are included. A description of the main characteristics of the two countries’ approaches to kindergarten and preschool are presented. Approaches to assessing school readines...
#1Krisztián Józsa (University of Szeged)H-Index: 3
#2Karen Caplovitz Barrett (CSU: Colorado State University)H-Index: 20
Abstract Recent research has documented the importance of school readiness in young children. Children who start school without basic skills often continue to show lower achievement throughout schooling. Most current assessments of school readiness focus on early measures of academic skills, such as literacy and numeracy. Although these skills are useful in predicting school success, research suggests that socioemotional and motivational factors may be even more important. Moreover, although the...