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Anderson, Alida; Berry, Katherine – Preventing School Failure, 2015
Teacher language and students' on-task behavior were examined in language arts lessons with and without classroom drama in two self-contained third grade classrooms for students with learning disabilities and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Language arts lessons that integrated classroom drama were associated with significantly higher…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Student Behavior, Task Analysis
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Flower, Andrea; McKenna, John William; Haring, Christa D.; Pazey, Barbara – Preventing School Failure, 2015
Seven high school students with emotional disturbance were interviewed regarding their perceptions of their school experiences in preparation for transition. Students received support services from a behavior intervention program but spent the majority of the school day in general education classes. Interview data were collectively coded and…
Descriptors: Intervention, Behavior Modification, High School Students, Emotional Disturbances
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Pelfrey, William V., Jr.; Weber, Nicole L. – Preventing School Failure, 2015
Research indicates that cyberbullying is occurring among middle and high school student populations at increasing rates. There is limited research, however, on strategies students use to combat cyberbullying, as well as how schools implement policies, intervention tactics, and prevention strategies. This qualitative study aimed to explore, among a…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Bullying, Prevention, Child Safety
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Caruana, Vicki – Preventing School Failure, 2015
Since the reauthorization of the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) in 2004, standards-based individualized education plans (IEPs) have been an expectation for serving students with disabilities in the K-12 public school setting. Nearly a decade after the mandates calling for standards-based IEPs, special educators still struggle…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, State Standards, Writing Strategies, Individualized Education Programs
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Flanagan, Sara M.; Bouck, Emily C. – Preventing School Failure, 2015
Written expression is a key component of the secondary curriculum, but many students struggle to produce effective written expression passages. However, written expression can be supported through prewriting strategies such as concept mapping. Using a counterbalanced group design, 19 secondary students alternated between using paper- or…
Descriptors: Concept Mapping, Writing Difficulties, Writing Improvement, Writing Strategies
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Floress, Margaret T.; Jenkins, Lyndsay N. – Preventing School Failure, 2015
It is well established that teacher praise has a positive effect on student disruptive behavior. However, there is little research suggesting how often Kindergarten teachers praise students in the classroom. This study aimed to collect praise frequency data across four general education Kindergarten classrooms. The type of praise teachers used and…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Investigations, Student Behavior, Positive Reinforcement
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Bettini, Elizabeth; Kimerling, Jenna; Park, Yujeong; Murphy, Kristin M. – Preventing School Failure, 2015
Teachers of students with emotional and behavioral disabilities face complex challenges supporting students' academic and behavioral needs. These teachers require support from administrators, but administrators are seldom prepared to provide support. Furthermore, research seldom operationalizes support in ways that provide actionable advice to…
Descriptors: Emotional Problems, Behavior Problems, Disabilities, Special Needs Students
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Edgar-Smith, Susan; Palmer, Ruth Baugher – Preventing School Failure, 2015
This article reports findings from a study of an alternative educational program for at-risk secondary students, comparing student perceptions of their public school environment, measured upon intake in the alternative school, with their perceptions of the alternative school environment after four and eight months of attendance in the program.…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Nontraditional Education, At Risk Students, Student Attitudes
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Sprouls, Katie; Mathur, Sarup R.; Upreti, Gita – Preventing School Failure, 2015
Although using higher rates of positive to negative feedback is one best practice often recommended to teachers, particularly when it comes to students experiencing behavioral problems in classroom settings, research on the use of positive feedback in classroom teaching practice has revealed inconsistent results. Research has documented…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Feedback (Response), Classroom Techniques, Emotional Problems
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Sornson, Bob – Preventing School Failure, 2015
This study explores the efficacy of using the Essential Skill Inventories (ESI) to increase high-quality instruction in the early learning years. Kindergarten and first- and second-grade teachers, who were identified as using the ESI with fidelity, assessed their own teaching skills and behaviors, reflecting on these before and after use of the…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Instructional Effectiveness, Early Childhood Education, Preschool Teachers
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Whitney, Todd; Cooper, Justin T.; Lingo, Amy S. – Preventing School Failure, 2015
The evidence for providing sufficient opportunities for students to respond has been established in terms of student engagement and achievement in reading and mathematics. Although supported by research, the question remains whether teachers are incorporating this effective practice in their classroom instruction. This study examines the analysis…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Reading Instruction, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation
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Sweigart, Chris A.; Landrum, Timothy J. – Preventing School Failure, 2015
Common approaches to inclusive education (e.g., co-teaching or team teaching) are based in part on an assumption that when more than one adult or professional are present in a classroom, rates of effective instructional practices and appropriate (i.e., positive) feedback can improve for students who need them most. In this preliminary study, the…
Descriptors: Team Teaching, Student Participation, Instructional Effectiveness, Learner Engagement
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Hollo, Alexandra; Hirn, Regina G. – Preventing School Failure, 2015
Teacher behaviors such as providing frequent opportunities to respond and feedback are known to promote student engagement. In addition, contextual variables such as grade-level and instructional grouping may affect engagement. However, less is known about teacher behavior in these instructional contexts. This study aimed to examine active…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Instructional Program Divisions, Elementary School Students
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Pennington, Robert C.; Courtade, Ginevra R. – Preventing School Failure, 2015
Students with moderate and severe intellectual disability require intensive instruction to develop academic skills. A majority of instruction for these students takes place in self-contained classrooms. Unfortunately, there are little data describing common instructional practices within these classrooms. This pilot investigation aimed to explore…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Teacher Behavior, Classroom Environment, Severe Mental Retardation
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Wexler, Jade; Pyle, Nicole; Fall, Anna Maria – Preventing School Failure, 2015
Project GOAL is a systematic dropout prevention model including individual and peer-mediated group interventions for at-risk students. This article provides an overview of the Project GOAL model and describes a 2-year experimental pilot study of Project GOAL with a cohort of eighth-and ninth-grade students in a low-income school district in the…
Descriptors: Dropout Prevention, Intervention, Secondary School Students, Pilot Projects
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