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Grapin, Sally L.; Waldron, Nancy; Joyce-Beaulieu, Diana – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Because several studies have investigated student outcomes in schools implementing Response to Intervention (RtI), relatively little research has investigated the impact of implementation on students' long-term achievement outcomes (i.e., several years after exposure). The purpose of this study was to describe one elementary school's RtI…
Descriptors: Reading Achievement, Response to Intervention, Outcomes of Education, Elementary School Students
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Zibulsky, Jamie; Casbar, Christine; Blanchard, Tamar; Morgan, Chelsea – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
This study was designed to examine whether participation in a shared reading workshop alters the frequency with which parents ask their children questions during book reading sessions, particularly questions designed to strengthen component reading skills that they may not have known about before training. Participants in the reading workshop…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Story Reading, Reading Skills, Teaching Methods
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Chu, Tsz Lun; Martin, Scott B.; Petrie, Trent A.; Greenleaf, Christy – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Guided by the biopsychosocial model, we examined (a) the prevalence of weight control behaviors (WCBs; i.e., trying to stay the same weight, lose weight, gain weight, or do nothing about weight) among early adolescent boys by race/ethnicity and grade level, and (b) how the boys' perceptions of sociocultural pressures (from parents, peers, and…
Descriptors: Body Weight, Males, Grade 6, Grade 7
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Pecjak, Sonja; Pirc, Tina – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
The aim of our exploratory pilot study was to investigate the unofficial initiation rite of accepting novices in secondary school. We examined the prevalence of unofficial hazing, types and frequency of hazing activities and the attitudes toward hazing of students with different roles in hazing (targets, bystanders, and target-bystanders) in a…
Descriptors: Incidence, Secondary School Students, Hazing, Intervention
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Azad, Gazi F.; Gormley, Sara; Marcus, Steve; Mandell, David S. – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Problem solving between parents and teachers is critical to maximizing student outcomes. The current study examined the associations among the different components of problem solving, as well as the relationship between various characteristics and problem solving in parents and teachers of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Participants…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Parent Attitudes
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Samson, Jennifer E.; Wehby, Joseph H. – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Hostile attribution bias (HAB) has been shown to predict aggressive behavior, especially toward peers. The current study examined whether HAB is also related to conflict with teachers, an important predictor of academic and social success in school-aged children. A total of 282 second to fourth grade boys in 74 classrooms completed a self-report…
Descriptors: Childhood Attitudes, Attribution Theory, Teacher Behavior, Intention
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Wienen, Albert W.; Reijnders, Inge; van Aggelen, Marleen H.; Bos, Elske H.; Batstra, Laura; de Jonge, Peter – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
School-wide positive behavior support (SWPBS) is a systemic approach for implementing a proactive schoolwide discipline and for improving students' academic and behavioral outcomes by targeting the school's organizational and social culture. With a multilevel approach, the present study evaluates the relative effectiveness of SWPBS on teachers'…
Descriptors: Positive Behavior Supports, Teacher Attitudes, Student Behavior, Teacher Student Relationship
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Brock, Laura L.; Kim, Helyn; Kelly, Cara L.; Mashburn, Andrew J.; Grissmer, David W. – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Theory of mind describes the ability to engage in perspective-taking, understand intentions, and predict actions and emotions. Theory of mind typically achieves major developmental milestones around age of 5, coinciding with the transition to kindergarten, and is associated with a verbal ability (receptive and expressive vocabulary), executive…
Descriptors: Theory of Mind, Verbal Ability, Perspective Taking, Intention
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O'Malley, Meagan D.; Wolf-Prusan, Leora; Lima Rodriguez, Cecilia; Xiong, Randy; Swarts, Mary Rose – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Threat-assessment procedures are advanced for their utility in reducing racial disparities in punitive and exclusionary school discipline outcomes. Generally unexamined, however, is bias in who gets referred for school-based threat assessment and under what circumstances. Cultural-competence considerations hold promise for addressing sources of…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Racial Differences, Discipline, Racial Bias
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Sun, Meilu; Du, Jianxia; Xu, Jianzhong; Liu, Fangtong – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
The current study validated the Homework Goal Orientation Scale (HGOS) for secondary school students. Results revealed that HGOS consisted of two distinct but related subscales: mastery-approach and performance-approach. Given satisfactory measurement invariance, the latent mean differences were then examined across gender (males vs. females) and…
Descriptors: Homework, Goal Orientation, Gender Differences, Secondary School Students
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Yohannan, Justina; Carlson, John S. – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Youth exposed to traumatic events are at higher risk for negative developmental outcomes, including low academic performance, poor social skills, and mental health concerns. To best address these risks, school-based intervention services, and trauma-informed practices can be provided. The goal of this study was to systematically review the…
Descriptors: Trauma, At Risk Students, Intervention, Educational Environment
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Drevon, Daniel D.; Hixson, Michael D.; Wyse, Robert D.; Rigney, Alexander M. – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
The purpose of this study was to conduct a descriptive and quantitative review of the literature examining the effectiveness of check-in check-out (CICO), a commonly used behavioral intervention in the context of a Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports framework. Studies that experimentally investigated the effectiveness of CICO or modified…
Descriptors: Positive Behavior Supports, Student Behavior, Intervention, Program Effectiveness
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Roesslein, Rachel I.; Codding, Robin S. – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Understanding fractions has been a pervasively difficult skill for struggling math learners, yet it is essential for success in secondary level mathematics skills. The present systematic review examined the evidence base of fraction interventions for elementary level students identified as struggling math learners. Twelve studies met inclusion…
Descriptors: Fractions, Intervention, Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Mathematics
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Carnazzo, Katherine; Dowdy, Erin; Furlong, Michael J.; Quirk, Matthew P. – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Students with learning disabilities (LD) represent a vulnerable population and are at higher risk for social and emotional challenges compared to their peers without LD. A strengths-based orientation is recommended to encourage building resilience factors to counteract the negative effects of LD over the lifespan. To identify areas of strength and…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Learning Disabilities, Social Development, Emotional Development
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Johnson, Austin H.; Goldberg, Taryn S.; Hinant, Rachel L.; Couch, Lauren K. – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Functional Behavior Assessments (FBAs) utilize direct and indirect methods to collect data on student behavior to generate a functional hypothesis and drive intervention development. School psychologists are trained to conduct FBAs and use them regularly in schools. However, no evidence exists describing the specific practices used by school…
Descriptors: Functional Behavioral Assessment, Correlation, Trend Analysis, Counselor Characteristics
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