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Richards, Laura C.; Heathfield, Lora Tuesday; Jenson, William R. – Psychology in the Schools, 2010
Evidence-based classwide interventions have the potential to help a large number of students by preventing problem behaviors before they become a significant problem in the classroom. Results of a study examining the effectiveness of a classwide peer-modeling intervention package to improve students' on-task behavior in the classroom are…
Descriptors: Intervention, Behavior Modification, Rewards, Classrooms
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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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Twemlow, Stuart W.; Biggs, Bridget K.; Nelson, Timothy D.; Vernberg, Eric M.; Fonagy, Peter; Twemlow, Stephen W. – Psychology in the Schools, 2008
This study evaluated the Gentle Warrior Program, a traditional martial arts-based intervention to reduce aggression in children, as it was implemented in three elementary schools. The sample consisted of 254 children in grades 3, 4, and 5 who participated in the Gentle Warrior Program as part of a larger school violence intervention. Results…
Descriptors: Intervention, Elementary Schools, Violence, Bullying
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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
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Gansle, Kristin A.; Noell, George H.; Vanderheyden, Amanda M.; Slider, Natalie J.; Hoffpauir, Leila D.; Whitmarsh, Ernest L.; Naquin, Gale M. – Psychology in the Schools, 2004
Curriculum-based measures have been validated for use in evaluating reading, mathematics, and writing skills (Marston, 1989). Despite its common use by school psychologists (Wilson & Reschly, 1996), the relationship between the Woodcock Johnson-Revised and curriculum-based measures of writing has not been evaluated. This study investigated the…
Descriptors: Grade 3, Grade 4, Writing Skills, Sentences