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Estell, David B.; Perdue, Neil H. – Psychology in the Schools, 2013
School engagement has long been seen as an important component of school completion, and research shows that social support in the home and school promotes engagement. However, many researchers have argued that it is not a unitary construct but rather a multifaceted phenomenon, and the role of peer social support has not been as well studied as…
Descriptors: Peer Influence, Parent Influence, Teacher Influence, Social Support Groups
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Keith, Timothy Z.; Reynolds, Matthew R. – Psychology in the Schools, 2010
This article reviews factor-analytic research on individually administered intelligence tests from a Cattell-Horn-Carroll (CHC) perspective. Although most new and revised tests of intelligence are based, at least in part, on CHC theory, earlier versions generally were not. Our review suggests that whether or not they were based on CHC theory, the…
Descriptors: Intelligence Tests, Cognitive Tests, Test Validity, Factor Analysis