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Woods-Groves, Suzanne; Choi, Taehoon; Bruhn, Allison Leigh; Fernando, Josephine – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
This study examined the relationship of teachers' ratings of students' 21st century skills (i.e., persistence, curiosity, externalizing and internalizing affect, and cognition) via the Human Behavior Rating Scale: Brief (HBRS: Brief; Eaves & Woods-Groves, 2011) with student performance. Midwestern K-11 teachers (n = 96) rated students (n =…
Descriptors: Correlation, Teacher Attitudes, 21st Century Skills, Academic Achievement
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Suldo, Shannon M.; Shaunessy-Dedrick, Elizabeth – Psychology in the Schools, 2013
This cross-sectional study determined whether students who take part in academically challenging high school curricula experience elevated levels of stress and whether this stress co-occurs with psychological and/or academic problems. Data from self-report questionnaires and school records were collected from 480 students from four high schools.…
Descriptors: High School Students, Academic Standards, Difficulty Level, Stress Variables
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Barnes, Jemima S.; Spray, Christopher M. – Psychology in the Schools, 2013
Drawing from theory and research into social comparison processes, the present study sought to determine children's motives for comparison in addition to the coexistence of class and individual comparisons in school physical education. The main and interactive effects of these types of comparisons were examined in relation to pupils'…
Descriptors: Social Influences, Motivation, Competition, Physical Education
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Metallidou, Panayiota; Vlachou, Anastasia – Psychology in the Schools, 2010
This study explored the self-regulated learning (SRL) profile of upper elementary (fifth and sixth grade) school children who were differentiated in their task value beliefs (low and high) in language and mathematics. Students' SRL profile involved their teachers' ratings of achievement outcomes and SRL behaviors. The subscale of task value…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Metacognition, Role, Beliefs
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Kats-Gold, Inna; Priel, Beatriz – Psychology in the Schools, 2009
There is growing interest in the role of emotional competence in middle school children's adjustment and functioning, yet many populations remain underresearched. Few studies have explored the emotional competence, especially emotion understanding, of children with, or at risk of, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and even fewer…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Grade 4, Educational Environment
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Anderson, Gabrielle Eliza; Jimerson, Shane R. – Psychology in the Schools, 2007
The extant studies reveal a considerable mismatch between students' and teachers' perceptions of student stress. The present study compared the judgments of teachers-in-training (N = 109) with the responses of first- and sixth-grade children (n = 56 and 93, respectively). The following questions are addressed: (a) Do teachers' judgments of the…
Descriptors: Teaching Experience, Teacher Attitudes, Stress Variables, Child Development