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Chu, Tsz Lun; Martin, Scott B.; Petrie, Trent A.; Greenleaf, Christy – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Guided by the biopsychosocial model, we examined (a) the prevalence of weight control behaviors (WCBs; i.e., trying to stay the same weight, lose weight, gain weight, or do nothing about weight) among early adolescent boys by race/ethnicity and grade level, and (b) how the boys' perceptions of sociocultural pressures (from parents, peers, and…
Descriptors: Body Weight, Males, Grade 6, Grade 7
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Niileksela, Christopher R.; Templin, Jonathan – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Confirmatory latent profile analysis (CLPA) was used with the normative sample from the "Kaufman Test of Educational Achievement," 3rd ed. (KTEA-3) to determine whether it was possible to identify a latent class of individuals whose scores were consistent with the academic strengths and weaknesses related to dyslexia. The CLPA identified…
Descriptors: Identification, Dyslexia, Achievement Tests, Profiles
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Rosário, Pedro; Cunha, Jennifer; Nunes, Ana Rita; Moreira, Tânia; Núñez, José Carlos; Xu, Jianzhong – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Teachers' homework follow-up practices, the in-class strategies teachers use to monitor their students' homework assignments, have an impact on their students' homework behaviors and academic achievement. The current study explored the perspectives of middle school mathematics teachers on the three domains of homework follow-up: the practices used…
Descriptors: Homework, Teaching Methods, Student Behavior, Middle School Teachers
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Parker, Janise S.; Shum, Kai Zhuang; Suldo, Shannon M.; Shaunessy-Dedrick, Elizabeth; Ferron, John; Dedrick, Robert F. – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
This study explored how adaptive help seeking was related to academic self-efficacy, perfectionism (maladaptive and adaptive), attitudes toward help seeking (perceived benefits and perceived threats), and teacher emotional support among 311 grade 9 students in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate classes. Significant bivariate links…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Help Seeking, Middle School Students, Grade 9
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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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Cumming, Michelle M.; Smith, Stephen W.; O'Brien, Kristen – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Despite school-based services, adolescents with maladaptive behavior experience negative outcomes, highlighting the need for insight into factors that contribute to and escalate behavior problems during middle school--a high-risk period. We examined how perceived school stress, stress regulation (engagement/disengagement coping, involuntary…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Executive Function, Behavior Problems, Middle School Students
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Ignacio, Peter L.; McCurdy, Merilee; White, Jada; Auge, Madeline B.; Skinner, Christopher H.; Schwartz-Micheaux, Janet – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Enhancing rates of accurate, active, academic responding can enhance learning. Both temporal manipulations (i.e., reducing time to work on assignments) and providing multiple distributed temporal cues (MDTC), sometimes referred to as explicit timing, have been shown to enhance rates of accurate mathematics responding. The current study was…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Writing (Composition), Cues, Learning Processes
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Liang, Christopher T. H.; Rocchino, Gabrielle H.; Gutekunst, Malaïka H. C.; Smithson, Annalisa – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Abstract Masculinity ideology is argued to be associated with academic outcomes. However, relatively few studies have examined these associations. This study examines the associations between masculinity ideology and academic skepticism, self-presentation of low achievement, academic engagement, academic initiative, and self-regulation, above and…
Descriptors: Masculinity, Ideology, Predictor Variables, Student Attitudes