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Joseph, Holly S. S. L.; Nation, Kate; Liversedge, Simon P. – School Psychology Review, 2013
Although eye movements have been used widely to investigate how skilled adult readers process written language, relatively little research has used this methodology with children. This is unfortunate as, as we discuss here, eye-movement studies have significant potential to inform our understanding of children's reading development. We consider…
Descriptors: Eye Movements, Word Frequency, Sentences, Young Children
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Shepard, John; Dawson, Margaret M. – School Psychology Review, 1998
Article provides brief overview of current state of education in the United Kingdom and the United States. Begins with broad outline of laws governing their educational systems and describes common structures including a special education practices. Concludes with information on professional training, credentialing, and practice of…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Professional Development, School Psychologists
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Reason, Rea – School Psychology Review, 1998
Article reviews instructional developments for specific learning difficulties, drawing together areas of cognitive research, applied practice, and trends in literacy in the United Kingdom. Findings suggest teaching of phonological awareness has become an integral part of general teaching, and that the gap between specific and general has narrowed.…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Learning Disabilities
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Galloway, David – School Psychology Review, 1998
Reviews assessment practices of educational psychologists in the United Kingdom. Concludes three things necessary for educational psychologists to rediscover principles of professional service to children include: issues of responsibility, concept of special education, and approaches to practice. (Author/JDM)
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Educational Psychology, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation
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Indoe, Derek – School Psychology Review, 1998
Article assesses the evidence for educational psychologists' involvement in mental health services and evaluates the extent of the knowledge base shown in the professional literature. Concludes that the profession cannot claim competencies that it does not possess without further training and education if it wishes to be recognized as a provider…
Descriptors: Counselor Training, Educational Psychology, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Cameron, R. J. – School Psychology Review, 1998
Examines a number of important dimensions concerning problem behavior for schools in the United Kingdom. Summarizes government initiatives and describes one model for helping school staff work at a variety of levels to manage unwanted activities and promote positive pupil behavior. Discusses key areas for future development including: curriculum…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Children, Classroom Techniques, Discipline