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Callan, Gregory L.; Marchant, Gregory J.; Finch, W. Holmes; Flegge, Lindsay – Psychology in the Schools, 2017
A multilevel mediated regression model was fit to Programme for International Student Assessment achievement, strategy use, gender, and family- and school-level socioeconomic status (SES). Two metacognitive strategies (i.e., understanding and summarizing) and one learning strategy (i.e., control strategies) were found to relate significantly and…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, Institutional Characteristics, Gender Differences, Learning Strategies
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Robinson, Lee; Bond, Caroline – Psychology in the Schools, 2017
The most thoroughly researched topic in relation to autistic spectrum disorders (ASDs) is the evaluation of interventions. Educational psychology in the United Kingdom and Ireland is the most closely allied profession to school psychology in the United States. In considering what is published by and for the profession, it is important to include…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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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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La Salle, Tamika P.; Wang, Cixin; Parris, Leandra; Brown, Jacqueline A. – Psychology in the Schools, 2017
The purpose of the current study is to investigate the relationships between suicidal thoughts and behaviors (STBs), school climate, and student demographics among middle school students. The study was conducted with a sample of 152,191 middle school students across 607 schools within 182 school districts in a southeastern state. Results support…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Suicide, Ethnicity, Middle School Students
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Bilias-Lolis, Evelyn; Gelber, Nicholas W.; Rispoli, Kristin M.; Bray, Melissa A.; Maykel, Cheryl – Psychology in the Schools, 2017
This work offers a conceptual synthesis of several contemporary educational service delivery models that implicitly embed compassionate educational practices into supporting the learning and growth of diverse student populations. This manuscript discusses how such paradigms, such as culturally responsive positive behavior intervention and supports…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Equal Education, Student Diversity, Trauma
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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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Hacker, Andrew H.; Hayes, Alan – Psychology in the Schools, 2017
Disadvantage negatively affects human development but is amenable to change. Education is important in reducing disadvantage and school psychologists and counselors make critical contributions to reducing inequity and maximizing social mobility. Counselors and psychologists can further enhance their contributions in two ways. The first is to…
Descriptors: School Psychology, Intervention, Resilience (Psychology), Ecology
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Collins, Tai A.; Cook, Clayton R.; Dart, Evan H.; Socie, Diana G.; Renshaw, Tyler L.; Long, Anna C. – Psychology in the Schools, 2016
Off-task and disruptive classroom behaviors have a negative impact on the learning environment and present a unique challenge for teachers to address. The aim of this study was to evaluate the Class Pass Intervention (CPI) as a behavior management strategy for secondary students with disruptive classroom behavior. The CPI consists of providing…
Descriptors: High School Students, Learner Engagement, Student Behavior, Behavior Problems
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Dragowski, Eliza A.; McCabe, Paul C.; Rubinson, Florence – Psychology in the Schools, 2016
This study is based on a national survey investigation of 968 educators, who reported the incidence of LGBTQ harassment in schools, and their advocacy efforts on behalf of this population. LGBTQ-related knowledge, attitudes, norms, and perceived ability to advocate were also assessed. Ninety percent of educators reported observing LGBTQ harassment…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, Teacher Role
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Datta, Pooja; Cornell, Dewey; Huang, Francis – Psychology in the Schools, 2016
Separate lines of research find that proaggressive attitudes promote peer aggression and that bystanders play a pivotal role in deterring or facilitating bullying behavior. The current study hypothesized that proaggressive attitudes in middle school would deter students from standing up to bullying and encourage them to reinforce bullying…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Aggression, Bullying, Student Attitudes
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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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Kaldenberg, Erica R.; Ganzeveld, Paula; Hosp, John L.; Rodgers, Derek B. – Psychology in the Schools, 2016
Twenty-three single-subject studies aimed at improving the writing achievement of students identified as having a learning disability were analyzed meta-analytically. The effect size phi was used to compare the writing strategies. The dependent measures used to assess the efficacy of the interventions were also coded and reviewed. Results suggest…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Intervention, Writing Achievement, Writing Improvement
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Everett, Gregory E.; Swift, Honora S.; McKenney, Elizabeth L. W.; Jewell, Jeremy D. – Psychology in the Schools, 2016
The current study evaluated the effectiveness of individualized math-to-mastery (MTM) interventions, selected though brief experimental analysis (BEA), at increasing math fluency skills for three elementary-aged females. As MTM has only been investigated as a multicomponent intervention, the present study utilized BEA to identify those specific…
Descriptors: Mathematics Skills, Intervention, Mathematics Achievement, Low Achievement
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Kupzyk, Sara; Shriver, Mark D. – Psychology in the Schools, 2016
School psychologists are tasked with ensuring treatment integrity because the level of intervention implementation affects decisions about student progress. Treatment integrity includes multiple dimensions that may impact the effectiveness of an intervention including adherence, dosage, quality, and engagement. Unfortunately, treatment integrity…
Descriptors: Integrity, School Psychologists, Intervention, Program Implementation
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Davies, Susan C. – Psychology in the Schools, 2016
Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), including concussions, can result in a constellation of physical, cognitive, emotional, and behavioral symptoms that affect students' well-being and performance at school. Despite these effects, school personnel remain underprepared identify, educate, and assist this population of students. This article describes a…
Descriptors: Trauma, Brain, School Districts, Well Being
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