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Scardamalia, Kristin; Bentley-Edwards, Keisha L.; Grasty, Kairys – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
The federal definition of emotional disturbance (ED) has been heavily criticized as vaguely defined and poorly operationalized yet there has not been a formal analysis of the reliability of the ED criteria. This study examined the reliability of the federal criteria for a special education designation of ED. A total of 179 school psychologists…
Descriptors: Emotional Disturbances, Evaluation Criteria, Identification, Special Education
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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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Saqui, Sonja; Mercer, Sterett H.; Cheng, Michèle P. – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
The current study explored whether a reading intervention combining flexibly applied multisyllabic word-decoding strategies with evidence-based fluency strategies was effective in improving the science text reading skills of upper-elementary struggling readers. Four students, three in fourth and one in fifth grade, participated in the study. A…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Elementary School Science, Science Curriculum, Reading Instruction
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Cross, Fernanda L.; Marchand, Aixa D.; Medina, Michael; Villafuerte, Andrea; Rivas-Drake, Deborah – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
This study examined the direct association between parental educational expectations and adolescents' academic self-efficacy, as well as the moderating influence of parental academic socialization messages. Participants were 148 Latino parent--adolescent dyads with the majority of Mexican origin (80.4%). Most of the parent participants were…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Self Efficacy, Academic Ability, Self Concept
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Lee, Ka Wai; Cheung, Rebecca Y. M.; Chen, Ming – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
The present study investigated preservice teachers' self-efficacy in classroom management involving students with symptoms of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). A total of 137 Chinese preservice teachers were randomly presented with one of four vignettes involving a student character with ADHD symptoms, with manipulations including…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Self Efficacy, Classroom Techniques, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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Janoševic, Marko; Petrovic, Boban – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
This study investigates the contribution of personality traits (HEXACO traits and Schizotypy) and social status dimensions (sociometric and perceived popularity) in understanding boys' and girls' respective academic achievement. The sample included 163 elementary school students from Serbia, aged 14-15 (87 girls and 76 boys). Regression analysis…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Social Status, Academic Achievement, Gender Differences
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Stefanidis, Abraham; King-Sears, Margaret E.; Brawand, Anne – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Drawing on Bandura's social learning and social cognitive theory, we empirically investigate contextual factors that may influence perceived benefits of coteaching for teachers. Special and general education coteachers have reported that necessary contextual factors for them to be effective include: sufficient coplanning time, relationship…
Descriptors: Team Teaching, Disabilities, Social Cognition, Context Effect
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Kilgus, Stephen P.; Eklund, Katie; von der Embse, Nathaniel P. – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
The purpose of the current study was to examine the validity and diagnostic accuracy of the "Intervention Selection Profile--Social Skills" (ISP-SS), a brief social skills assessment tool intended for use with students in need of Tier 2 intervention. Participants included 160 elementary and middle school students who had been identified…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Intervention, Interpersonal Competence, At Risk Students
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Ottmar, Erin – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
This study investigates relations between cognitive, interpersonal, and intrapersonal opportunities, noncognitive outcomes, and student achievement in 1,096 students from 20 high schools (10 Deeper Learning [DL] network, 10 control) who participated in the Study of DL (SDL). DL is an umbrella term used to encompass the cognitive, interpersonal,…
Descriptors: Correlation, Interpersonal Relationship, Academic Achievement, Cognitive Development
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Froiland, John Mark; Worrell, Frank C.; Oh, Hyejeong – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Teacher-student relationships have been linked to autonomous motivation and achievement. However, relatively little is known about whether satisfying students' psychological needs mediates the association between teacher-student relationships and student happiness. Furthermore, this relationship needs to be examined in samples of students from…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Psychological Patterns, Correlation, Ethnic Groups
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Fiorilli, Caterina; Schneider, Barry; Buonomo, Ilaria; Romano, Luciano – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Italy had traditionally been considered a family-oriented culture where support from relatives is primary. The major purpose of this study was to clarify the benefits of social support inside and outside the family for schoolteachers in Italy, focusing on the teacher burnout and work engagement. Findings indicated that the family was by far the…
Descriptors: Family Relationship, Social Support Groups, Teacher Burnout, Job Satisfaction
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Huk, Oksana; Terjesen, Mark D.; Cherkasova, Lina – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Irrational beliefs have been linked to negative unhealthy emotions that can contribute to occupational burnout. Maladaptive cognitive schemas, such as irrational beliefs, are theorized to interfere with an appraisal of the perceived balance of resources and demands. The aim of the current study is to investigate the extent to which irrational…
Descriptors: Teacher Burnout, Self Efficacy, Institutional Characteristics, Teacher Attitudes
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Kulkarni, Tara; Sullivan, Amanda L. – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Recent studies report the cumulative prevalence of behavioral disorders among school-age children to be second only to anxiety disorders. Unfortunately, by the time behavior has been identified as needing special education services, patterns of disruptive and externalizing behavior have often become unremitting. If at-risk behavior can be reliably…
Descriptors: Correlation, Elementary School Students, Behavior Problems, Kindergarten
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Huang, Jing; Chen, Gaowei – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
This study investigated the associations among reading strategy instruction, student motivational factors (i.e., attitudes toward reading, reading self-concept, and motivation to read), gender, and reading achievement. The analyses were conducted using the Hong Kong sample (students at Level 1, n = 3,875 and teachers at Level 2, n = 133) from the…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Reading Strategies, Teaching Methods, Reading Instruction
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Valente, Sabina; Monteiro, Ana Paula; Lourenço, Abílio Afonso – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
One of the fundamental problems of educational systems in many countries is related to classroom discipline. This reflects one of the worst problems faced by teachers. Classroom discipline management strategies play an effective role in creating positive teacher-student relationships. One of the factors that influence behavior management in a…
Descriptors: Correlation, Classroom Techniques, Secondary School Teachers, Emotional Intelligence
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