Heather Bachman - Publications
Faculty - Associate Chairperson


Bachman, H. J., Elliott, L., Scott, P., & Navarro, M. G. (in press). Latino children's academic and behavioral trajectories in early elementary school: Examining home language differences within preschool types. Early Childhood Research Quarterly.
Elliott, L., Bachman, H. J., & Henry, D. (2020). Why and how do parents promote math learning with their young children? Parenting: Science and Practice, 20(2), 108-140. https://doi.org/10.1080/15295192.2019.1694830
Elliott, L. & Bachman, H. J. (2018). How do parents foster young children's math skills? Child Development Perspectives, 12(1), 16-21.
Elliott, L., & Bachman, H. J. (2018). Parents' educational beliefs and children's early academics: Examining the role of SES. Children and Youth Services Review, 91, 11-21.
Elliott, L., & Bachman, H. J. (2018). SES disparities in early math abilities: The contributions of parents' math cognitions, practices to support math, and math talk. Developmental Review, 49, 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dr.2018.08.001
Bachman, H. J., Degol, J. L., Elliott, L., Scharphorn, L., El Nokali, N. E., & Palmer, K. M. (2017). Preschool math exposure in private center-based care and low-SES children's math development. Early Education and Development, 29, 417-434.
Heatly, M. C., Bachman, H. J., & Votruba-Drzal., E. (2015). Developmental patterns in the associations between instructional practice and childrens math skill trajectories in elementary school. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 41, 46-59.
Bachman, H. J., Votruba-Drzal, E., El Nokali, N. & Heatly, M. C. (2014). Opportunities for learning math in elementary school: Implications for SES disparities in procedural and conceptual math skills. American Educational Research Journal, 52, 894-923.
Degol, J. L., & Bachman, H. J. (2015). Preschool teachers' classroom socialization practices and low-income children's self-regulation skills. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 31, 89-100.
Palmer, K. P., & Bachman, H. J. (2015). The role of education in the parenting practices of Black parents of preschoolers. NHSA Dialog: The Research-to-Practice Journal for the Early Childhood Field, 17(4), 66-82.
Bachman, H. J., Coley, R. L., & Carrano, J. (2012). Low-income mothers' patterns of partnership instability and adolescents' behavioral and emotional well-being. Journal of Family Psychology, 26, 263-273.
Bachman, H. J., Coley, R. L., & Carrano, J. (2011). Maternal relationship instability influences on children's emotional and behavioral functioning in low-income families. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 39, 1149-1161.
El Nokali, N., Bachman, H. J., & Votruba-Drzal, E. (2010). Parent involvement and children's academic achievement and social development in elementary school. Child Development, 81, 988-1005.
Bachman, H. J., Coley, R. L., & Chase-Lansdale, P. L. (2009). Is maternal marriage beneficial for low-income income adolescents? Applied Developmental Science, 13, 153-171.
Coley, R. L., Bachman, H. J., Votruba-Drzal, E., Lohman, B. J., & Li-Grining, C. P. (2007). Family resources and adolescent characteristics as moderators of maternal welfare and employment experiences on adolescent well-being. Children and Youth Services Review, 29, 193-215.
Li-Grining, C. P., Votruba-Drzal, E., Bachman, H. J., & Chase-Lansdale, P. L. (2006). Are certain preschoolers at risk in the era of welfare reform? The moderating role of children's temperament. Children and Youth Services Review, 28, 1102-1123.
Heather Bachman


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