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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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Dixson, Dante D. – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Several studies have found that higher hope is associated with higher academic achievement. Although scholars have asserted that this association is the result of higher hope leading to an increased likelihood that students will engage success-oriented behaviors (e.g., participating in class, completing homework assignments), very little empirical…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Academic Achievement, Intervention, Psychological Patterns
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McKenna, John William; Shin, Mikyung; Solis, Michael; Mize, Min; Pfannenstiel, Kathleen – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
This study examined the effects of reading interventions from single-case design studies for students with and at-risk of emotional and behavioral disorders in grades K-12 using a quantitative synthesis. Seventeen studies met the selection criteria of having one more dependent variables meeting what works clearinghouse (WWC) design standards with…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Intervention, At Risk Students, Emotional Disturbances
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Solomon, Benjamin G.; Poncy, Brian C.; Caravello, Devin J.; Schweiger, Emily M. – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
The purpose of the current study is to determine whether single-case intervention studies targeting reading fluency, ranked by traditional outcome metrics (i.e., effect sizes derived from phase differences), were discrepant with rankings based on instructional efficiency, including growth per session and minutes of instruction. Converging with…
Descriptors: Intervention, Reading Fluency, Effect Size, Instructional Effectiveness
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Wood, Laura; Roach, Andrew T.; Kearney, Moriah A.; Zabek, Faith – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
Executive functions (EFs) develop rapidly in preschoolers and lay an important foundation for school readiness. One potential method of supporting EF development is through mindfulness-based interventions (MBIs). Whereas studies with older children and adults have supported this approach, research with young children has been more limited. In the…
Descriptors: Executive Function, Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Metacognition
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Bruni, Teryn P.; Drevon, Daniel; Hixson, Michael; Wyse, Robert; Corcoran, Samantha; Fursa, Sophie – Psychology in the Schools, 2017
The effectiveness of behavior reduction strategies is likely affected by any number of ancillary variables. The purpose of this study was to provide a quantitative review of school-based behavior reduction interventions and some ancillary variables that may modulate the effectiveness of those interventions. Tau-U, an effect size statistic for…
Descriptors: Functional Behavioral Assessment, Meta Analysis, Intervention, Case Studies
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Stichter, Janine P.; Herzog, Melissa J.; Owens, Sarah A.; Malugen, Emily – Psychology in the Schools, 2016
Despite the movement toward identification of evidence-based practices (EBPs), there is a discrepancy in the availability of school-based EBPs targeting the unique needs of students with high functioning forms of autism and related social needs. Based on calls for systematic intervention development and evaluation processes, the current study…
Descriptors: Intervention, Program Effectiveness, Adolescents, Curriculum
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Guo, Siying – Psychology in the Schools, 2016
Previous studies so far have investigated various aspects of cyberbullying. Using meta-analytic approaches, the study was primarily to determine the target factors predicting individuals' perpetration and victimization in cyberbullying. A meta-analysis of 77 studies containing 418 primary effect sizes was conducted to exam the relative magnitude…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Intervention, Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication
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Dart, Evan H.; Radley, Keith C.; Battaglia, Allison A.; Dadakhodjaeva, Komila; Bates, Kayla E.; Wright, Sarah J. – Psychology in the Schools, 2016
The present study investigated the effectiveness of a novel class-wide intervention, the Classroom Password, for increasing the academic engaged behavior of middle school students. The effectiveness of an independent group contingency was evaluated using a concurrent multiple baseline design across three seventh- and eighth-grade classrooms.…
Descriptors: Intervention, Learner Engagement, Middle School Students, Group Dynamics
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Battaglia, Allison A.; Radley, Keith C.; Ness, Emily J. – Psychology in the Schools, 2015
The present study evaluated the effects of the On-Task in a Box intervention on student on-task behavior when used as a class-wide intervention. The intervention package includes self-monitoring, video modeling, and reinforcement contingency components. A multiple baseline design across three elementary classrooms was used to determine the effects…
Descriptors: Intervention, Behavior Modification, Class Activities, Self Management
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Garbacz, Lauren L.; Zychinski, Kristen E.; Feuer, Rachel M.; Carter, Jocelyn S.; Budd, Karen S. – Psychology in the Schools, 2014
Problem behaviors in preschool-aged children negatively affect teacher-child relationships and children's skill development. In this clinical replication of an initial study, we implemented Teacher-Child Interaction Training (TCIT), a teacher-delivered, universal intervention designed for early childhood settings. The initial study evaluated…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Preschool Children, Behavior Problems, Skill Development
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Bilias-Lolis, Evelyn; Chafouleas, Sandra M.; Kehle, Thomas J.; Bray, Melissa A. – Psychology in the Schools, 2012
Students with intellectual disabilities can exhibit a wide array of challenging behaviors in the classroom that pose disruptions to the learning milieu and management problems for those involved in their education. Self-modeling, a behavioral intervention that involves viewing edited videotapes of oneself depicting exemplary behavior, has had…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Behavior Modification, Behavior Change, Video Technology
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Nicholson, Heather; Kehle, Thomas J.; Bray, Melissa A.; Van Heest, Jaci – Psychology in the Schools, 2011
A multiple baseline design was used to examine the effects of participation in antecedent physical activity on the academic engagement of four elementary-school children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The results indicated large effect sizes for academic engaged time for all four students. It was suggested that physical activity in…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Autism, Effect Size, Physical Activity Level
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Reese, Robert J.; Prout, H. Thompson; Zirkelback, Emily H.; Anderson, Charlotte R. – Psychology in the Schools, 2010
A meta-analysis was conducted with 65 school-based psychotherapy and counseling dissertations over the last 10 years (1998-2008) to assess if a file-drawer problem (i.e., studies conducted but not published that, as a whole, have different results than studies in the same area published) exists in the school-based outcome literature. An overall…
Descriptors: Intervention, Outcomes of Treatment, Meta Analysis, Effect Size
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Nicholson, Heather; Foote, Catherine; Grigerick, Sarah – Psychology in the Schools, 2009
Providing individual and group counseling has become an identified role for school psychologists working in the school setting. There is an extensive research base that highlights positive outcomes and supports the use of a variety of counseling methods when working with children and adolescents. However, there may exist a host of other outcomes,…
Descriptors: School Psychologists, Adolescents, Group Counseling, Psychotherapy
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