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Iyer, Suvasini – Contemporary Education Dialogue, 2013
The article presents an ethnographic study conducted in a class in a government-run primary school in Delhi. It was found that a chief concern in the school was that of disciplining children. In the observed class, this took the shape of controlling children's bodies and motor movements. It is argued that through disciplining, teachers were…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Educational Practices, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques
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Banda, Devender R.; Sokolosky, Stephanie – Child & Family Behavior Therapy, 2012
This study was conducted to investigate the effectiveness of noncontingent attention (NCA) on disruptive talking-out behavior in a student diagnosed with attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder in the general education classroom. Functional analysis indicated that the talking-out behavior was maintained by teacher attention. We used an ABAB…
Descriptors: General Education, Hyperactivity, Behavior Modification, Validity
Falcomata, Terry S.; Northup, John A.; Dutt, Anuradha; Stricker, Jason M.; Vinquist, Kelly M.; Engebretson, Brenda J. – Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 2008
This bridge study evaluated the effects of contingency-specifying instructions (CSIs) and incomplete instructions (IIs) in terms of establishing instructional control of appropriate behavior. Results suggested that instructional control and maintenance were achieved with CSIs but not with IIs. Results are discussed in terms of the potential use of…
Descriptors: Maintenance, Hyperactivity, Attention Deficit Disorders, Instruction
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Langberg, Joshua M.; Epstein, Jeffery N.; Altaye, Mekibib; Molina, Brooke S. G.; Arnold, L. Eugene; Vitiello, Benedetto – Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 2008
The attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptom presentation of young adolescents with ADHD was examined in association with the transition to middle school. This study used data collected in the Multimodal Treatment Study of ADHD, which included children between 7 and 9 years of age with a diagnosis of ADHD (n = 258) and grade- and…
Descriptors: Hyperactivity, Attention Deficit Disorders, Adolescents, Middle Schools
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Sarkis, Stephanie Moulton; Sarkis, Elias H.; Marshall, David; Archer, James – Journal of Attention Disorders, 2005
The relationship between executive function and comorbid diagnoses in ADHD children is examined. One hundred six children between 7 and 15 years of age are assessed using the Tower of London (TOL), a test of executive function, and the Kiddie Schedule of Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia, Present and Lifetime Version, a diagnostic interview.…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Disorders, Anxiety, Hyperactivity, Age
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Penny, Ann Marie; Waschbusch, Daniel A.; Carrey, Norm; Drabman, Ronald S. – Journal of Attention Disorders, 2005
This article examines whether various cognitive abilities are associated with symptoms of ADHD. Cognitive ability is conceptualized using Cattell-Horn-Carroll (CHC) theory as measured using the Woodcock-Johnson Tests of Cognitive Ability (3rd ed.). This article also examines whether test session behavior mediates the association between cognitive…
Descriptors: Hyperactivity, Attention Deficit Disorders, Cognitive Ability, Psychoeducational Methods
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van Lier, Pol A. C.; Muthen, Bengt O.; van der Sar, Ria M.; Crijnens, Alfons A. M. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2004
A population-based, randomized universal classroom intervention trial for the prevention of disruptive behavior (i.e., attention-deficit/hyperactivity problems, oppositional defiant problems, and conduct problems) is described. Impact on developmental trajectories in young elementary schoolchildren was studied. Three trajectories were identified…
Descriptors: Intervention, Hyperactivity, Behavior Problems, Elementary Education
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Pickering, Joyce S. – Montessori Life, 2003
This article discusses how children with oral and written language disorders can benefit from the Montessori method, especially if the Montessorian is trained to use a Multisensory Structured Language approach. Questions are answered regarding the number of children with learning disabilities, considerations in training the classroom assistant,…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Disorders, Dyslexia, Educational Practices, Elementary Education
Merrell, Christine; Tymms, Peter – 2003
Individuals traditionally have been diagnosed as having Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) by using a combination of rating scales of criteria that describe symptoms of the disorder and case histories. Cut-off points are suggested in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (American Psychiatric Association, 1994) for…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Attention Deficit Disorders, Criteria, Cutting Scores
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Fabiano, Gregory A.; Pelham, William E., Jr. – Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 2003
This case study reports how modifications to an existing behavior management plan improved the behavioral intervention of a third-grade boy diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. A multiple baseline design across setting was used to demonstrate the effectiveness of the modified intervention. Teachers overwhelmingly accepted the…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Disorders, Behavior Modification, Case Studies, Classroom Techniques
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Chae, Paul Kyuman; Kim, Ji-Hye; Noh, Kyung-Sun – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2003
A study involving 106 gifted children and 71 typical children (ages 6-9) evaluated the correlation between intelligence and performance on the Test of Variables of Attention (T.O.V.A). Results found gifted children with ADHD performed better on tasks of omission error, commission error, and response sensitivity than typical children with ADHD.…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Disorders, Elementary Education, Error Patterns, Gifted Disabled
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Redden, Sandra Cluett; Forness, Steven R.; Ramey, Craig T.; Ramey, Sharon L.; Brezausek, Carl M.; Kavale, Kenneth A. – Education and Treatment of Children, 2003
A study compared 422 Head Start children with a putative diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) with typical Head Start children from kindergarten through third grade. Children with putative ADHD who had received medications were significantly more likely to be found eligible for special education than non-medicated children.…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Disorders, Clinical Diagnosis, Drug Therapy, Early Childhood Education
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Loughran, Sandra B. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2003
Investigated the agreement and stability of three teacher rating scales used to assess attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in preschoolers. Found that agreement among the rating scales and interrater agreement between teacher and assistant teacher ratings yielded noticeably stronger correlations at elementary school than at preschool 4…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Attention Deficit Disorders, Behavior Rating Scales, Early Childhood Education
Kapalka, George M. – 2002
This report discusses the outcomes of a study that investigated a procedure designed to help manage children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in out-of-home settings. Forty-four parents of children (ages 5-10) diagnosed with ADHD hyperactive-impulsive or combined types participated. Portions of the Barkley Home Situations…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Disorders, Behavior Change, Behavior Modification, Child Rearing
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Carlson, Caryn L.; Booth, Jane E.; Shin, Misung; Canu, Will H. – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2002
Examination of the motivational styles of 63 children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder using parent, teacher, and self-ratings found ADHD children characterized by a preference for easy work, less enjoyment of learning, less persistence, and a greater reliance on external than on internal standards. Some differences between children…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Disorders, Elementary Education, Hyperactivity, Learning Motivation
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