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Leung, Cynthia; Leung, Janet; Leung, Shirley; Karnilowicz, Wally – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
This pilot study used a quasiexperimental design to evaluate the Whole Inclusive School Empowerment (WISE) project providing educational psychology services to kindergartens to support students with diverse learning needs. There were eight intervention kindergartens that received WISE educational psychology services and eight control kindergartens…
Descriptors: Empowerment, Pilot Projects, Inclusion, Kindergarten
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Huang, Jing; Chen, Gaowei – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
This study investigated the associations among reading strategy instruction, student motivational factors (i.e., attitudes toward reading, reading self-concept, and motivation to read), gender, and reading achievement. The analyses were conducted using the Hong Kong sample (students at Level 1, n = 3,875 and teachers at Level 2, n = 133) from the…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Reading Strategies, Teaching Methods, Reading Instruction
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Zhoc, Karen C. H.; King, Ronnel B.; Law, Wilbert; McInerney, Dennis M. – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Research on intrinsic and extrinsic future goals has mostly focused on their impact on wellbeing with relatively lesser attention being focused on key learning outcomes. This study investigates how the pursuit of different future goals (i.e., society-, family-, career-, wealth-, and fame-oriented goals) affects students' self-control, and whether…
Descriptors: Goal Orientation, Self Control, Outcomes of Education, Self Determination
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Cheung, Wai Ming; Lam, Joseph W. I.; Au, Doreen W. H.; So, Wendy W. Y.; Huang, Yanli; Tsang, Hector W. H. – Psychology in the Schools, 2017
Hong Kong attained the top place in the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) 2011, an international study of reading achievement, which arouses keen interest in understanding the reasons behind this remarkable achievement. Although factors associated with reading achievement in English have been widely studied, similar studies…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Foreign Countries, Grade 4, International Assessment
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Chan, Jacob Yuichung; Fung, Annis L.; Gerstein, Lawrence H. – Psychology in the Schools, 2013
Research on aggression in the West has focused mainly on the dichotomy between proactive and reactive aggression, but not the co-occurring proactive-reactive aggression subtype, despite its prevalence. The authors investigated the differences in psychological and behavioral correlates among proactive, reactive, and proactive-reactive student…
Descriptors: Aggression, Foreign Countries, Student Behavior, Secondary School Students