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Roesslein, Rachel I.; Codding, Robin S. – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Understanding fractions has been a pervasively difficult skill for struggling math learners, yet it is essential for success in secondary level mathematics skills. The present systematic review examined the evidence base of fraction interventions for elementary level students identified as struggling math learners. Twelve studies met inclusion…
Descriptors: Fractions, Intervention, Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Mathematics
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V├Âllinger, Vanessa A.; Supanc, Marina; Brunstein, Joachim C. – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
The present study sought to evaluate the effects of a reading strategy instructional program on the reading competence of third-grade students. Students were instructed in fluent and strategic reading by trained research assistants in whole class settings and subsequently worked on expository text material together with peers. Their reading…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Reading Strategies, Intervention, Reading Instruction
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Nichols, Kayla; Graves, Scott L., Jr. – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
The importance of identifying and building on individual strengths has been a key component of many psychoeducational theories and modalities focused on developing interventions. However, program training in this growing area is not well known. As such, this is the first study designed to ascertain the American Psychological Association-accredited…
Descriptors: Intervention, Psychology, Psychoeducational Methods, Accreditation (Institutions)
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Lipscomb, Anne H.; Anderson, Megan; Gadke, Daniel L. – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
ClassDojo and Tootling are two intervention techniques rooted in behavioral theory used in classwide behavior management purposes. ClassDojo is a technology-based behavior tracking system, allowing users to provide or remove points to students based on their classroom behaviors. Tootling provides students with the opportunity to deliver positive…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Comparative Analysis, Intervention, Special Education
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Wang, Cixin; Goldberg, Taryn S. – Psychology in the Schools, 2017
Previous research has suggested that moral disengagement is strongly associated with bullying and bystander behavior. The current study evaluated the effectiveness of a 5-week classroom-wide bullying intervention, "The Bullying Literature Project-Moral Disengagement Version (BLP-MD)", on moral disengagement and bullying among elementary…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Moral Values, Elementary School Students, Teaching Methods
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Mykyta, Anne D.; Zhou, Zheng – Psychology in the Schools, 2017
Mobile applications (apps) are increasingly being used with children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to supplement their intervention packages; however, the Apps' educational utility is not yet understood. The lack of such knowledge results in young children's inequity of accessing quality intervention. The present qualitative study addressed…
Descriptors: Autism, Computer Software, Intervention, Telecommunications
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Luria, Sarah R.; Kaufman, James C. – Psychology in the Schools, 2017
This paper reviews the relationship between creativity and equitable thinking and the individual differences in personality, demographic, and experiential factors that influence both concepts as they affect each other. Given the nationwide push to increase equity in public schools, interventions beyond teaching about equity are becoming…
Descriptors: Correlation, Creativity, Individual Differences, Personality Traits
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Martinez, Andrew; Mcmahon, Susan D.; Coker, Crystal; Keys, Christopher B. – Psychology in the Schools, 2016
Student behavioral problems pose a myriad of challenges for schools. In this study, we examine the relations among teacher and school-level constructs (i.e., teacher collaboration, supervision/discipline, instructional management), and student-related outcomes (i.e., high-risk behaviors, barriers to learning, student social-behavioral climate).…
Descriptors: Risk, Student Behavior, Correlation, Barriers
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Swehla, Sarah E.; Burns, Matthew K.; Zaslofsky, Anne F.; Hall, Matthew S.; Varma, Sashank; Volpe, Robert J. – Psychology in the Schools, 2016
Incremental rehearsal (IR) is a highly effective intervention that uses high repetition and a high ratio of known to unknown items with linearly spaced known items between the new items. It has been hypothesized that narrowly spaced practice would result in quick learning, whereas items that are widely spaced would result in longer-term retention.…
Descriptors: Efficiency, Intervention, Grade 4, Elementary School Students
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McCurdy, Barry L.; Thomas, Lisa; Truckenmiller, Adrea; Rich, Sara House; Hillis-Clark, Patricia; Lopez, Juan Carlos – Psychology in the Schools, 2016
This investigation employed a participatory action research method involving school psychology consultants and educators to design and evaluate the impact of school-wide positive behavioral interventions and supports in a self-contained school serving students with emotional and behavioral disorders. The traditional practices of a universal…
Descriptors: Participatory Research, Action Research, Counselor Role, Evidence Based Practice
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Gregory, Anne; Allen, Joseph P.; Mikami, Amori Y.; Hafen, Christopher A.; Pianta, Robert C. – Psychology in the Schools, 2014
Student behavioral engagement is a key condition supporting academic achievement, yet student disengagement in middle and high schools is all too common. The current study used a randomized controlled design to test the efficacy of the My Teaching Partner-Secondary program to increase behavioral engagement. The program offers teachers personalized…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, High School Students, Faculty Development, Student Behavior
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Andersen, Melissa N.; Daly, Edward J., III; Young, Nicholas D. – Psychology in the Schools, 2013
This study sought to evaluate whether a one-trial brief experimental analysis (OTBEA) would reliably and validly identify effective treatments to improve oral reading fluency for 6 elementary school students referred for reading problems. An OTBEA was conducted with each participant to assess the effects of skill- and performance-based treatment…
Descriptors: Reading Fluency, Intervention, Reading Difficulties, Elementary School Students
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Gelbar, Nicholas W.; Anderson, Candace; McCarthy, Scott; Buggey, Tom – Psychology in the Schools, 2012
Video self-modeling demonstrates promise as an intervention strategy to improve outcomes in individuals with autism spectrum disorders. This article summarizes the empirical evidence supporting the use of video self-modeling with individuals with autism spectrum disorders to increase language and communication, increase social skills, modify…
Descriptors: Evidence, Intervention, Autism, Video Technology
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Lembke, Erica S.; Hampton, David; Beyers, Sarah J. – Psychology in the Schools, 2012
While implementation efforts using a Response to Intervention (RtI) model to increase reading instruction are becoming widely used, more administrators and teachers are looking to learn effective RtI practices to support learning in mathematics. This article explores some of the key elements of RtI practices in mathematics, including screening for…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Evidence, Reading Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Vo, Abigail K.; Sutherland, Kevin S.; Conroy, Maureen A. – Psychology in the Schools, 2012
As more young children enter school settings to attend early childhood programs, early childhood teachers and school psychologists have been charged with supporting a growing number of young children with chronic problem behaviors that put them at risk for the development of emotional/behavioral disorders (EBDs). There is a need for effective,…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Behavior Disorders, Intervention, Early Childhood Education
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