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Lam, Kelly Ka Lai; Zhou, Mingming – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
In recent years, grit has drawn increasing attention from both researchers and practitioners. As an important noncognitive indicator, grit has been used to understand individual success and performance in various fields. However, past empirical research has shown inconsistent findings on the relationship between grit and academic achievement. This…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Correlation, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Bender, Stacy L.; Roth, Rachel; Zielenski, Alicia; Longo, Zachary; Chermak, Ashley – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
Mindfulness has been gaining momentum in the field of school psychology, however compared to other applied psychology fields, less research on mindfulness interventions has been conducted. This study systematically reviewed mindfulness literature and empirical studies in nine school psychology journals from 2006-2016. The prevalence of mindfulness…
Descriptors: School Psychology, Incidence, Literature Reviews, Intervention
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Reddy, Linda A.; Cleary, Timothy J.; Alperin, Alexander; Verdesco, Arielle – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
School practitioners and educators are frequently challenged by the diverse and pervasive academic and behavioral needs of children at risk for and with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This paper examines the outcome literature on self-regulated learning (SRL) interventions for youth with ADHD by systematically reviewing the key…
Descriptors: Intervention, Independent Study, Active Learning, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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McClain, Maryellen Brunson; Otero, Tiffany L.; Haverkamp, Cassity R.; Molsberry, Fiona – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
School psychologists are increasingly engaged in service provisions for students eligible for special education services under the eligibility category of autism, including conducting school-based assessments and evaluations. Evaluations occur for a variety of reasons such as special education eligibility decision-making, treatment and…
Descriptors: Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Autism, School Psychology, Periodicals