PO058: The Preliminary Investigation of Kindergarten Teachers' Use of Praise

Thursday, February 20, 2014 11:30 AM–1:00 PM


Praise frequency data was collected across four kindergarten classrooms. Frequency, type of praise (i.e., specific, nonspecific) and delivery (i.e., individual, small group, large group) were analyzed. Attendees will learn about the need for additional research and intervention possibilities.


Margaret T. Floress, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL; Lyndsay Jenkins, Eastern Illinois University, Charelston, IL