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Sun, Jin; Rao, Nirmala – Merrill-Palmer Quarterly: Journal of Developmental Psychology, 2012
This study investigated how Chinese adults adjusted their scaffolding in interactions with children during problem-solving tasks. Fifty-seven 5-year-olds (from low and high socioeconomic status [SES] backgrounds) completed a playlike task (puzzle) and a school-like task (worksheet) with their mothers and teachers, respectively. Adult-child…
Descriptors: Mothers, Professional Training, Preschool Children, Adults