Leyva, D., Weiland, C., Shapiro, A., Yeomans-Maldonado, G., & Leech, K. (2022). Positive impacts of a strengths-based family program on Latino kindergarteners’ narrative language abilities. Developmental Psychology. Online First. doi: 10.1037/dev0001332
Leyva, D.,Yeomans-Maldonado, G., Weiland, C., & Shapiro, A. (2022). Latino kindergarteners' math growth, approaches to learning, and home numeracy practices. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology.
Leyva, D., Weiland, C., Shapiro, A., Yeomans-Maldonado, G., & Febles, A. (2022). A strengths-based, culturally responsive family intervention improves latino kindergarteners’ vocabulary and approaches to learning. Child Development. Online First. doi: 101111/cdev.13698
Leyva, D., Shapiro, A., Yeomans-Maldonado, G., Weiland, C., & Leech, K. (2022). Positive impacts of a strengths-based family program on Latino kindergarteners’ narrative language abilities. Developmental Psychology.
Leyva, D., Libertus, M.E., & McGregor, R. (2021). Relations between subdomains of home math activities and corresponding math skills in 4-year-old children. Education Sciences, 11, 594-609. doi: 10.3390/edusci11100594.
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News and Awards
How Getting Kids to Make Grocery Lists and Set the Table Can Improve Their Vocabulary and Willingness to Learn. Diana Leyva, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology and LRDC Research Scientist, was featured in The Conversation.
November 16, 2021
Kudos to Diana Leyva, Associate Professor, Psychology, and Melissa Libertus, Associate Professor, Psychology for receiving an LRDC 2020 internal grant for their research on “Personalizing Family Routines to Support Three-Year-Olds’ Math Skills.”
May 15, 2020
Diana Leyva is featured in Fox43 for her research on “Learning math and reading at the store!”
July 25, 2019
Diana Leyva is featured in Child Trend News. There is a Spanish and an English version of the news and a link to a 10-min interview about her research “Grocery store math and reading add up!”
Diana Leyva blogs for the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) on “ECD implementation insights: Will this program work here? Assessing Feasibility”
October 4, 2018