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Shiakou, M.; Piki, L. – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2020
This study describes the development, implementation, and evaluation of a dramatized scenario as a tool for educating primary schoolchildren (n = 150) on bullying. One of this study's main aims was to assess whether the scenario was successful at educating children on the critical characteristics of bullying endorsed by the majority of the…
Descriptors: Bullying, Drama, Teaching Methods, Elementary School Students
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Ni, Hong; Li, Chieh; Li, Beilei; Xi, Honghua – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2020
This study used ClassMaps Survey to investigate third to fifth grade elementary students' perceptions of five relational (e.g., teacher-student relationships and peer friendships) and three individual (e.g., academic self-efficacy and behavioral self-control) resilience-promoting factors in classrooms in China and the United States. Examination of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Resilience (Psychology), Elementary School Students
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Bodvin, Kathleen; Verschueren, Karine; Struyf, Elke – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2019
Students of lower socioeconomic status and ethnic minority groups are underrepresented in extramural support services and overrepresented in special education. This raises questions about their participation in other student guidance trajectories and the support they receive from the school during the student guidance process. Therefore, a…
Descriptors: Parent Surveys, Parent Attitudes, Low Income, Socioeconomic Status
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Bear, George G.; Harris, Angela; Saraiva de Macedo Lisboa, Carolina; Holst, Bruna – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2019
Differences in self-reported perceptions of cognitive-behavioral and emotional engagement between students who were continuously promoted, retained once, or retained multiple times were examined in this study of 199 students, grades 5-9, in Brazil. Retained students reported significantly less cognitive-behavioral engagement than their promoted…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade Repetition, Educational Environment, Elementary School Students
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Cook-Cottone, Catherine; Giambrone, Carla; Klein, Jessalyn – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2018
The Africa Yoga Project (AYP) provides voluntary yoga classes for schoolchildren across Kenya. To study student perceived effects, a mixed-methods concept mapping methodology was utilized combining multidimensional scaling (MDS) and hierarchical cluster analysis (HCA). Children (ages 8-14) who practice yoga with AYP completed the two-phase process…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Metacognition, Physical Activities, Relaxation Training
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Vassilopoulos, Stephanos P.; Brouzos, Andreas; Koutsianou, Athina – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2018
This study investigated the effectiveness of a social and emotional learning (SEL) group to enhance first-grade students' school adjustment. A seven-session intervention program was conducted by two group leaders and included training in social and emotional skills. Pre- and post- and follow-up assessment data were collected from a total of 114…
Descriptors: Socialization, Emotional Development, Grade 1, Student Adjustment
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Taal, Margot; Ekels, Elles; van der Valk, Cindel; van der Molen, Maurits – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2017
The current study presents a review of intervention studies conducted in the Low Countries (i.e., The Netherlands and Flanders) focusing on social-emotional behaviors in the school. The primary purpose of this review was to assess whether studies included an operational definition of the intervention under study and reported data on the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intervention, Social Behavior, Affective Behavior
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Zsolnai, Anikó; Kasik, László – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2017
The aim of our cross-sectional investigation was to explore prosocial behavior at the ages of 9, 11, and 13, and to reveal associations between this social behavior and some background variables such as age, gender, and parents' educational attainment. The participants were 185 Hungarian students and their teachers. Two Likert-type questionnaires…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Assisted Testing, Child Behavior, Prosocial Behavior
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Georgiou, Stelios N.; Ioannou, Myria; Stavrinides, Panayiotis – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2017
The current study examined the mediating role of children's locus of control in the relation between parenting styles and bully-victim experiences at school. Participants were 447 students aged 10 and 11 years old from 13 different elementary, urban, and rural schools in Cyprus. Analyses using structural equation modeling showed that parenting…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Bullying, Locus of Control, Victims
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Martinsone, Baiba; Damberga, Ilze – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2017
The aim of the present study was to analyze teachers' written self-reflections after implementation of a social-emotional learning program, which was recently developed specifically for the sociocultural context of Latvia. The goal of the analysis was to examine how teachers reflect upon their own strengths and weaknesses in implementing the…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Social Development, Emotional Development, Program Implementation
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Drogalis, Anna Rhoad; McDermott, Paul A.; Watkins, Marley W.; Chao, Jessica L.; Worrell, Frank C.; Hall, Tracey E. – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2017
This article reports on the national standardization and psychometric properties of the Adjustment Scales for Children and Adolescents--Home Edition (ASCA-H) for use in Trinidad and Tobago. ASCA-H is a parent rating scale composed of behavioral indicators in play, social, and learning contexts. The sample was comprised of students (N = 780)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adjustment (to Environment), Parent Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes