This report illustrates a study conducted by the authors in order to determine if a relationship exists between the social competence of Latino kindergarteners and growth in mathematical understanding. There have already been studies showing that social competence is a guide for cognitive learning within the classroom but there have been few studies on Latino competency.
Galindo, C., Fuller B. (2010). The Social Competence of Latino Kindergartners and Growth in Mathematical Understanding. American Psychological Association. Retrieved January 14, 2011 from: http://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/releases/dev-46-3-579.pdf