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Lee, Jayoung; Puig, Ana; Lea, Eunkyoung; Lee, Sang Min – Psychology in the Schools, 2013
Korean adolescents experience considerable stress because of an educational system that focuses primarily on college entrance examinations, pressure for academic achievement, and a competitive atmosphere in school. The main purpose of this study was to explore age differences in the construct of Korean adolescents' academic burnout. Once…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Age Differences, Burnout, Elementary Secondary Education
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Payette, Karen A.; Clarizio, Harvey F. – Psychology in the Schools, 1994
Examined racial, gender, intellectual, achievement, and grade-level status of 344 students referred for learning disabilities diagnosis. Found that being white, older, and of higher intelligence and achievement were characteristics of those found ineligible despite severe discrepancy. Being female and less academically able were characteristics of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Age Differences, Classification, Educational Diagnosis
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Schneider, Barry H.; Byrne, Barbara M. – Psychology in the Schools, 1984
Rated the adjustment of 129 newly mainstreamed learning disabled, emotionally disturbed, and mildly developmentally disabled pupils. While the teachers were, in general, very satisfied with the pupils' progress in both academic and behavioral areas, satisfaction declined after grade six. IQ data did not predict satisfactory adjustment. (JAC)
Descriptors: Age Differences, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Disturbances, Foreign Countries
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Connelly, James B. – Psychology in the Schools, 1983
Investigated patterns of Bannatyne's recategorized Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (Revised) scores of Tlingit Indian Children (N=146) and investigated the proportions that exhibited a typically "Indian" pattern: Spatial > Sequential > Conceptual and Acquired Knowledge. Older children displayed an Indian pattern, but the…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Age Differences, American Indians, Children
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Laughon, Pamela; Torgesen, Joseph K. – Psychology in the Schools, 1985
Examined whether method of presentation (live vs. taped) affected scores on Blending and Memory for Sentences subtests of Woodcock-Johnson Psycho-Educational Battery in two age levels of 60 Black and 60 White children. Results indicated that live voice presentation benefitted all groups in their scores on both subtests. (NRB)
Descriptors: Age Differences, Children, Elementary Secondary Education, Racial Differences
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Lewis, Joan D.; And Others – Psychology in the Schools, 1995
The self-actualization and self-concept of 368 intellectually gifted students in grades 4 through 12 were investigated using the Reflections of Self by Youth (ROSY), the Maslowian Scale, and the Piers-Harris Children's Self-Concept Scale. On the ROSY, the mean for high-school students was higher than for the elementary or junior-high students, and…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Adolescents, Age Differences, Children
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Cohen, Morris; And Others – Psychology in the Schools, 1988
Teachers completed Connors Teacher Rating Scale on 581 special education and 45 regular education students to examine effects of age, sex, and race on Cohen and Hynd Factor Analysis. Four special education subgroups obtained distinct behavioral profiles. Results support use of Cohen and Hynd factor analysis in providing clinically meaningful…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Behavior Patterns, Elementary Secondary Education, Factor Analysis
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Readence, John E.; Moore, David W. – Psychology in the Schools, 1981
Overall findings of this meta-analysis reveal small effects of adjunct pictures on reading comprehension. No advantage was found when traditional v nontraditional text settings were compared. Line drawings seem to facilitate comprehension and color pictures seem to have a greater effect than black and white pictures. (Author)
Descriptors: Age Differences, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Illustrations