Astrid Wirth

Astrid Wirth
Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich | LMU · Department of Psychology

Doctor of Psychology

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Introduction
Astrid currently works for the EU funded longitudinal project "Learning4Kids - App-based Learning for Kindergarten Children at Home" at the Department of Educational Sciences and Educational Psychology at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (LMU), Germany. She wrote her dissertation on the association between the Home Literacy Environment and children's linguistic and socioemotional outcomes.
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Wissenschaftliche Hintergründe und Praxistipps für die Schulvorbereitung Die Autorinnen und Autoren zeigen Ihnen Wege auf, wie Sie die Entwicklung Ihrer Kinder im Vorschulalter spielerisch im familiären und im Kindergartenalltag unterstützen können - ganz ohne exklusive Hilfsmittel! Einen Schwerpunkt bildet die (Schrift-)Sprachentwicklung sowie die...
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Both linguistic and socioemotional competencies develop in early childhood in the context of children's learning environments at home and during interactions with their parents. To support linguistic competencies, the Home Literacy Environment (HLE) and shared reading routines play a crucial role. In turn, research also indicates associations betwe...
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Research findings: Developing adequate socioemotional competencies is of great relevance for later health and academic outcomes. Shared book reading creates valuable social situations that provide opportunities to talk about characters’ emotions and social interactions with children and thus might contribute to children’s socioemotional development...
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Many studies showed strong evidence for the importance of early reading to children, however current data is lacking. This study aims at a representative assessment and description of reading habits of parents with children aged 3 to 39 months in Germany. Parental reading behaviors, age of onset of storybook reading, Home Literacy Environment (HLE)...
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Digital technologies play an important role in our daily lives. Smartphones and tablet computers are very common worldwide and are available for everybody from a very early age. This trend offers the opportunity to track digital usage data for psychological and educational research purposes. The current paper introduces two research projects, the P...
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The Home Learning Environment (HLE) focuses on everyday learning habits in families to support the development of children’s early cognitive competencies. A growing number of studies have assessed the HLE by using different conceptual approaches and various assessment methods, often focusing on either the home literacy environment or the home numer...
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The development of early educational competencies is essential for children’s later academic success at school and their functioning as individuals in society. Nowadays, there is a growing trend to support children’s education through digital media and learning applications (Hirsh-Pasek et al., 2015; Kankaanranta et al., 2017). Educational apps tar...
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Children’s numeracy competencies are not only relevant for their academic achievement, but also later in life. The development of early numeracy competencies is influenced by children’s learning environment. Here, the home numeracy environment (HNE) and parent’s own beliefs about mathematics play an important role for children’s numeracy competenci...
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Children’s early numerical competencies are of great importance for later academic achievement. Young children gain these competencies in the context of the home numeracy environment (HNE). Additionally, child characteristics and families’ socioeconomic status (SES) are associated with children’s competencies. In this study, we investigated parents...
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Background Children’s literacy and mathematical competencies are a critical platform for their successful functioning as individuals in society. However, many children, in particular those with low socio-economic status (SES) backgrounds who may not receive the home support needed to develop to their full potential, are at risk of not reaching suff...
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The home learning environment plays an important role for children’s early competencies development. In particular, the early Home Literacy Environment (HLE) that consists of all literacy resources and interactions in a family that support children’s linguistic and literacy learning, is closely associated with children’s language comprehension and...
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Background: In a previous RCT we established the efficacy of the psychodynamic online aftercare programme 'GSA-Online' ('Health Training Stress Management at the Workplace') for rehabilitants with work-related stress facing return to work after long-term sickness absence. The purpose of this trial is to implement it into routine care. Methods/des...
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Zusammenfassung Ziel Es wird von dem 2013–2015 stattgefundenen Prozess der Aktualisierung der Reha-Therapiestandards (RTS) der Deutschen Rentenversicherung berichtet. Methodik Mit 4 methodischen Zugängen wurde Evidenz gesucht: a) Durchführung systematischer Literaturrecherchen, b) Expertengruppen, Expertenworkshops und Online-Diskussionsforen zur E...

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‘Learning4kids’ is an ERC project that focuses on application-based learning for kindergarten children in their home learning environment. In this project, the aim is to identify and develop digital learning applications that will improve children’s literacy and mathematical competencies and to support the quality of the home learning environment provided by children's families.