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Goess, Donald E.; Smith, Page A. – Elementary School Journal, 2018
Research supports bullying as a precursor of school violence and establishes this form of campus aggression as a public health issue. The literature that complements safe campus environments also aligns with school climate, suggesting that organizational citizenship behavior (OCB) mitigates student bullying. Employing data from 108 public…
Descriptors: Bullying, Aggression, Violence, Educational Environment
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Troia, Gary A.; Olinghouse, Natalie G.; Mo, Ya; Hawkins, Lisa; Kopke, Rachel A.; Chen, Angela; Wilson, Joshua; Stewart, Kelly A. – Elementary School Journal, 2015
Though writing plays an important role in academic, social, and economic success, typical writing instruction generally does not reflect evidence-based practices (EBPs). One potential reason for this is limited signposting of EBPs in standards. We analyzed the content of writing standards from a representative sample of states and the Common Core…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Writing Instruction, Evidence Based Practice, Common Core State Standards
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Hughes, Jan N. – Elementary School Journal, 2011
The shared and unique effects of teacher and student reports of teacher-student relationship quality (TSRQ) in second and third grade on academic self-views, behavioral engagement, and achievement the following year were investigated in a sample of 714 academically at-risk students. Teacher and student reports of teacher-student support and…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, At Risk Students, Grade 3, Grade 2
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Chambers, Bette; Slavin, Robert E.; Madden, Nancy A.; Abrami, Philip; Logan, Michele K.; Gifford, Richard – Elementary School Journal, 2011
This study evaluated the relative effects of Tier II computer-assisted tutoring in small groups (Team Alphie) and one-to-one tutoring provided to struggling readers in 33 high-poverty Success for All (SFA) schools. In this year-long study, struggling readers in the Team Alphie schools were tutored in groups of 6. In the control schools, students…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Reading Difficulties, Grade 2, Tutoring
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Sailors, Misty; Price, Larry R. – Elementary School Journal, 2010
In this article, we describe and report on the results of a study in Texas that tested 2 models of professional development for classroom teachers as a way of improving their practices and increasing the reading achievement of their students. To meet this goal, 44 participating teachers in grades 2-8 learned to teach their students cognitive…
Descriptors: Intervention, Observation, Reading Achievement, Reading Strategies
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Willson, Victor L.; Hughes, Jan N. – Elementary School Journal, 2009
A sample of 784 children with below-median literacy performance in kindergarten or at the beginning of grade 1 was assessed in 5 areas of psychological and social variables: academic competence, sociodemographic characteristics, social/emotional/behavioral characteristics, school context, and home environment. We examined the contribution of…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Grade 1, Grade Repetition, Low Achievement
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Brown, Christopher Pierce – Elementary School Journal, 2009
As prekindergarten becomes a more common feature in elementary school, little is known about how early childhood stakeholders are incorporating their child-centered practices into the standards-based accountability reforms that define elementary school. This article addresses this issue by presenting a case study that examined the implementation…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, State Standards, Young Children, Case Studies
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Freiberg, H. Jerome; Huzinec, Chris A.; Templeton, Stacey M. – Elementary School Journal, 2009
This article examines the achievement effects of a prosocial classroom and instructional management program--Consistency Management & Cooperative Discipline (CMCD)--implemented at 14 elementary schools in a single geographic feeder pattern of a large, urban school district. State reading and mathematics achievement data were collected over 2…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Urban Schools, Quasiexperimental Design, Elementary Schools
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Gleason, Katie A.; Kwok, Oi-man; Hughes, Jan N. – Elementary School Journal, 2007
Using latent variable structural equation modeling, we tested a theoretical model positing that grade retention has a positive effect on children's teacher- and peer-rated academic competencies and on sociometric measures of peer acceptance. We also expected that the positive effect of grade retention on peer acceptance would be mediated by…
Descriptors: Grade 1, Grade 2, Peer Acceptance, Grade Repetition
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Hiebert, Elfrieda H. – Elementary School Journal, 2005
Since the late 1980s, reading reform efforts in California and Texas have led to changes in beginning reading textbooks. This article examines the effects of these policies on the task that current (2000/2001) texts pose for beginning readers. I begin by reviewing trends in textbooks over the past 80 years and continue by identifying cognitive and…
Descriptors: Grade 1, Grade 2, Textbooks, Beginning Reading
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Ramirez, Sylvia Z. – Elementary School Journal, 1986
Presents the findings of an experiment conducted to determine the efficacy of the suggestopedia method (learning through suggestion, relaxation, and concentration) in teaching English vocabulary to 90 Spanish-dominant third graders. Reports that suggestopedia was found to be more effective than a control method for teaching vocabulary. (DR)
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Grade 3, Primary Education, Spanish Speaking
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Mason, DeWayne A.; Stimson, Janet – Elementary School Journal, 1996
Queried 571 elementary school principals in 12 states to determine: (1) the frequency of nontraditional (combination and nongraded) classes; and (2) changes in the use of combination classes during recent years. Found that although combination classes represented 17% of California classrooms, most states contained only 3 to 7%. Nongraded classes…
Descriptors: Class Organization, Comparative Analysis, Differences, Elementary Education