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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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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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Wu, Zhongling; Mak, Miranda Chi Kuan; Hu, Bi Ying; He, Jinbo; Fan, Xitao – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
The study explored the validity of the Social Skills Improvement System-Rating Scales (SSIS-RS) in a sample of over 4,000 preschool children (aged 3--5 years old) in China. Multiple approaches were used to examine the validity of SSIS-RS in the Chinese cultural context, including confirmatory factor analysis, convergent and discriminant validity…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Competence, Rating Scales, Foreign Countries, Preschool Children
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Fiorilli, Caterina; Schneider, Barry; Buonomo, Ilaria; Romano, Luciano – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Italy had traditionally been considered a family-oriented culture where support from relatives is primary. The major purpose of this study was to clarify the benefits of social support inside and outside the family for schoolteachers in Italy, focusing on the teacher burnout and work engagement. Findings indicated that the family was by far the…
Descriptors: Family Relationship, Social Support Groups, Teacher Burnout, Job Satisfaction
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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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Hossain, Saira; O'Neill, Sue C.; Strnadová, Iva – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
School satisfaction is the reflection of students' comprehensive evaluation of their school experience. This study reports the level of school satisfaction among students in Grades 6 and 8 in Bangladesh to perceive and the factors that might contribute to it using a cross-sectional research design. A 61-item survey questionnaire was utilized to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Satisfaction, Secondary School Students, Grade 6
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Fischer, Saskia M.; Bilz, Ludwig – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Teacher intervention is an important factor in stopping bullying. Several studies indicate that teachers who believe they are capable of stopping bullying intervene more often in bullying. But this finding has only been based on hypothetical situations. It remains unclear if these results can be replicated in bullying interventions that the…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Self Efficacy, Bullying, Intervention
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Bai, Ruibei; Ma, Yuting; Liu, Yiyao; Zhang, Baoshan; Rasool, Abida – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Abstract The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship between cellphone use and achievement goals in junior high school students. The participants were 282 students randomly selected from a secondary school in Xi'an, China. The Frequency of Cellphone Use Questionnaire and the Achievement Goal Questionnaire were used as measurement…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Correlation, Goal Orientation
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Meneghel, Isabella; Martínez, Isabel M.; Salanova, Marisa; Witte, Hans – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Abstract The aim of this article is twofold: (a) to validate the psychometric properties of the Academic Resilience Scale (AR-S) in a Spanish university context; and (b) to test a model where different coping strategies are antecedents of AR, and where academic satisfaction and performance are its consequences. The studies were conducted with 185…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Academic Persistence, College Students, Coping
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Lee, Ka Wai; Cheung, Rebecca Y. M.; Chen, Ming – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
The present study investigated preservice teachers' self-efficacy in classroom management involving students with symptoms of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). A total of 137 Chinese preservice teachers were randomly presented with one of four vignettes involving a student character with ADHD symptoms, with manipulations including…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Self Efficacy, Classroom Techniques, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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Janoševic, Marko; Petrovic, Boban – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
This study investigates the contribution of personality traits (HEXACO traits and Schizotypy) and social status dimensions (sociometric and perceived popularity) in understanding boys' and girls' respective academic achievement. The sample included 163 elementary school students from Serbia, aged 14-15 (87 girls and 76 boys). Regression analysis…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Social Status, Academic Achievement, Gender Differences
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Fastame, Maria Chiara; Pilia, Annalisa – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
This study was intended to assess the effect of a psychoeducational computer-assisted and paper-and-pencil training designed to empower visuospatial skills in students attending the second grade of the primary school. At pretest, posttest and at the subsequent 3-months follow-up, 44 Italian second graders were presented with a battery of tests…
Descriptors: Spatial Ability, Grade 2, Elementary School Students, Followup Studies
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Brajša-Žganec, Andreja; Merkaš, Marina; Šakic Velic, Marija – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
The aim of this study was to examine the relation of parental supervision, parental involvement at school and child's social competence with school achievement in primary school. A theoretical model was postulated that predicts direct and indirect effects of parental behaviors on adolescents' school achievement. Participants were 1,024 adolescents…
Descriptors: Correlation, Parent Participation, Parents, Parent School Relationship
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Wang, Jing; Rao, Nirmala – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
This study reports on the goal structures of one rural and one urban Grade 11 class in China, based on classroom observations and teacher and student interviews. Classroom observations, conducted over a 6-month period, focused on physical settings and classroom activities. In each class, seven students and the homeroom teacher were interviewed to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Observation, High School Students, Grade 11
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Zhang, Feng; Jiang, Ying; Lei, Xiuya; Huang, Silin – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Teacher-child relationships and peer relationships are important predictors of children's loneliness. However, few studies have examined the potential and adverse relationship between teacher power and children's loneliness. Thus, we explicitly explored whether teacher power is related to children's loneliness and examined the potential moderating…
Descriptors: Peer Relationship, Teacher Student Relationship, Freehand Drawing, Psychological Patterns
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