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Bowllan, Nancy M. – Journal of School Health, 2011
Background: This intervention study examined the prevalence of bullying in an urban/suburban middle school and the impact of the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program (OBPP). Methods: A quasi-experimental design consisting of a time-lagged contrast between age-equivalent groups was utilized. Baseline data collected for 158 students prior to…
Descriptors: Aggression, Peer Relationship, Educational Environment, Friendship
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Gendron, Brian P.; Williams, Kirk R.; Guerra, Nancy G. – Journal of School Violence, 2011
The current study examined the relations among self-esteem, approving normative beliefs about bullying, school climate, and bullying perpetration using a large, longitudinal sample of children from elementary, middle, and high school. Self-report surveys were collected at two points in time over the course of 1 year from 7,299 ethnically diverse…
Descriptors: Bullying, Least Squares Statistics, Community Centers, Self Esteem
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Mattison, Richard E. – Education and Treatment of Children, 2011
Middle school students classified with Emotional Disturbance in two levels of least restrictive environments (LRE)--self-contained classes (SCC) and a self-contained school (SCS)--were compared at the beginning and the end of a school year, using demographics, IQ and achievement testing, a teacher checklist for DSM-IV psychopathology, and standard…
Descriptors: Emotional Disturbances, Reading Achievement, Intelligence Quotient, Psychopathology
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Edmondson, Lynne; Zeman, Laura Dreuth – Reclaiming Children and Youth, 2009
Common in the research literature on bullying is the dichotomy of bullying and victim behavior. The present definition of a bully is a person who has engaged in repeated acts of aggression or harm to persons over whom he or she has power. The literature on bullies examines gender differences at length. However, the bully-victim literature has yet…
Descriptors: Bullying, Females, Focus Groups, Gender Differences
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Watkins, Natasha D.; Aber, Mark S. – Equity & Excellence in Education, 2009
Although school climate has been thought to be especially important for racial minority and poor students (Booker, 2006; Haynes, Emmons, & Ben-Avie, 1997), little research has explored the significance of racial climate for these students. Furthermore, research in the area has tended to treat race, socioeconomic class, and gender separately,…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, African American Students, Racial Differences, Social Class
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Dakers, John R.; Dow, Wendy; McNamee, Lynsey – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2009
Several studies conducted by the European Union (e.g., Eurostat 2004, Implementation of "education & training 2010" work programme) demonstrate that women and girls are consistently significantly underrepresented in technological education, areas, and jobs. This is highlighted in the Joint Interim Report "Education and Training…
Descriptors: Females, Foreign Countries, Technology Education, Masculinity
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Wolf, Stephen J.; Fraser, Barry J. – Research in Science Education, 2008
This study compared inquiry and non-inquiry laboratory teaching in terms of students' perceptions of the classroom learning environment, attitudes toward science, and achievement among middle-school physical science students. Learning environment and attitude scales were found to be valid and related to each other for a sample of 1,434 students in…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Physical Sciences, Science Laboratories, Educational Environment
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Poteat, V. Paul; Espelage, Dorothy L. – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2007
This investigation examined the extent to which homophobic victimization predicted multiple indicators of psychological and social distress for middle school students (n = 143) during a 1-year assessment period. Hierarchical regression analyses indicated that homophobic victimization significantly predicted increased anxiety and depression,…
Descriptors: Victims of Crime, Depression (Psychology), Early Adolescents, Middle School Students
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Nicholson, Kelly; Hancock, Dawson; Dahlberg, Teresa – Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 2007
In the US and many other industrialized nations, far fewer females and minorities enter Information Technology (IT) fields than do males and majority populations. Research has revealed that unsupportive educational environments reinforced by obstructive societal norms and expectations have often contributed to the lack of interest and involvement…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Faculty Development, Counselor Training, Information Technology
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Booth, Margaret Zoller; Sheehan, Heather Chase; Earley, Mark A. – Middle Grades Research Journal, 2007
Throughout the world, school grade structures are most variable during the early adolescent years when students can find themselves in a variety of school models. This paper investigates the impact of two popular school models in the United States (middle school and K-8) on the self-esteem and self-concept of early adolescents. Based on mixed…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Gender Differences, Middle School Students, Longitudinal Studies
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Nichols, Sharon L. – Elementary School Journal, 2006
This study took place at a newly formed charter school serving 150 students in a large metropolitan city in the southwest. Students were mostly Hispanic (98%), and all were eligible for free or reduced-price lunch. Qualitative and quantitative data were collected in interviews with 45 sixth- (n = 28), seventh- (n = 10), and eighth- (n = 7) grade…
Descriptors: Report Cards, Gender Differences, Charter Schools, Student Attitudes
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Dowson, Martin; McInerney, Dennis M.; Nelson, Genevieve F. – Educational Psychology, 2006
It is widely postulated that school context characteristics and sex may influence students' motivational orientations. However, relatively little empirical evidence exists to support this postulate. Hence the present study sought to examine both the individual and interactive effects of school and sex differences on students' motivational goals.…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Gender Differences, Educational Environment, School Culture
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Barber, Brian K.; Olsen, Joseph A. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2004
This study assessed patterns of change in perceived school and youth functioning, and the extent to which perceived change in the school environment predicted changed youth functioning, across four consecutive grade transitions, two of which involved the transition to a new school. Youth reported decreased quality of the school environment and…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Middle School Students, High School Students, Student Behavior
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Isernhagen, Jody; Harris, Sandra – Rural Educator, 2004
Bullying in rural school settings is clearly a problem and some of our students are suffering as a result. Bullying is defined in this study of 819 rural middle and high school students as when a student is exposed repeatedly to negative actions by one or more other students. Students responded to a questionnaire about how often and where bullying…
Descriptors: High School Students, Rural Schools, Bullying, Middle School Students
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McKenzie, Thomas L.; Prochaska, Judith J.; Sallis, James F.; LaMaster, Kathryn J. – Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2004
Efforts to design the most appropriate learning environments for adolescents frequently lead to discussions of separate-sex versus coeducational schooling. Arguments and research supporting both types of schooling have been made, particularly as they relate to academic, socioemotional, and interpersonal development. The conduct of physical…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Middle Schools, Adolescents, Sex Fairness
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