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Hammerschmidt-Snidarich, Stephanie M.; Maki, Kathrin E.; Adams, Sarah R. – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Repeated reading (RR) is a common fluency intervention, but recent studies comparing RR to continuous reading (CR; i.e., wide reading) found no significant differences in effects. This prompts the question of whether the mechanism that improves skills is repeatedly reading portions of connected text, or simply reading connected text. The current…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Repetition, Reading Fluency, Intervention
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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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Gormley, Matthew J.; Dupaul, George J. – Psychology in the Schools, 2015
Teacher-to-teacher consultation (TTC) is an extension of standard behavioral consultation that seeks to transfer an established and effective intervention across a grade-level transition by including teachers from both grade levels as conjoint consultees at the beginning of the second school year. The purpose of the current study was to determine…
Descriptors: Intervention, Teacher Collaboration, Consultation Programs, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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Hoff, Kathryn E.; Ervin, Ruth A. – Psychology in the Schools, 2013
Notwithstanding the wealth of research that documents the effectiveness of self-management programs in the classroom, few investigations have explored classwide use of self-management procedures as a universal intervention. To extend existing research in this area, we examined the effectiveness of a classwide self-management intervention for…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Self Management, Intervention, Grade 2
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Peterson, Lisa S.; Hughes, Jan N. – Psychology in the Schools, 2011
The purpose of this study was to determine whether students retained in first grade, relative to similarly low-achieving students who were promoted, differed in the number of remedial educational services received by students in the pre-retention year and in the repeat year. Study participants were 769 relatively low-achieving first-grade…
Descriptors: Grade 1, Grade Repetition, Student Promotion, Grade 2
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Poncy, Brian C.; McCallum, Elizabeth; Schmitt, Ara J. – Psychology in the Schools, 2010
Although basic math skill deficits are commonly encountered across elementary and secondary school students, few empirically validated, group-administered interventions are available for educators attempting to prevent or remedy such problems. This study compared the effectiveness of two theoretically distinct interventions for improving the…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Intervention, Instructional Effectiveness, Secondary School Students
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McKissick, Chele; Hawkins, Renee O.; Lentz, Francis E.; Hailley, Jennifer; McGuire, Shannon – Psychology in the Schools, 2010
Disruptive behaviors displayed in the classroom interfere with learning by taking time away from academic instruction. This study investigated the effects of randomizing components within an interdependent group contingency for group disruptive behavior and engagement levels of 26 students in a second-grade classroom in an urban Midwestern school.…
Descriptors: Intervention, Behavior Problems, Student Behavior, Urban Schools
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Weist, Mark D.; Stiegler, Kerri; Stephan, Sharon; Cox, Jennifer; Vaughan, Courtney – Psychology in the Schools, 2010
This article provides background on school mental health (SMH) programs in Baltimore and efforts to integrate evidence-based preventive interventions into the schools served by these programs. We describe the triangular model of SMH promotion, building at the base from environment and relationship enhancement, followed by universal and selective…
Descriptors: Prevention, Mental Health, Administrators, School Health Services
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Mautone, Jennifer A.; DuPaul, George J.; Jitendra, Asha K.; Tresco, Katy E.; Junod, Rosemary Vile; Volpe, Robert J. – Psychology in the Schools, 2009
This study examined the relationship between treatment integrity and acceptability for reading interventions across two consultation models, intensive data-based academic intervention (IDAI) and traditional data-based academic intervention (TDAI). Participants included 83 first- through fourth-grade students who met research criteria for…
Descriptors: Intervention, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Special Needs Students, Integrity
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Taub, Gordon E.; McGrew, Kevin S.; Keith, Timothy Z. – Psychology in the Schools, 2007
This study examined the effect of improvements in timing/rhythmicity on students' reading achievement. 86 participants completed pre- and post-test measures of reading achievement (i.e., Woodcock-Johnson III, Comprehensive Test of Phonological Processing, Test of Word Reading Efficiency, and Test of Silent Word Reading Fluency). Students in the…
Descriptors: Intervention, Experimental Groups, Cognitive Ability, Scores