NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Source
Psychology in the Schools948
Showing 1 to 15 of 948 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Rue, Hanna C.; Knox, Maria – Psychology in the Schools, 2013
Empirical research in the treatment of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) has resulted in the identification of numerous evidence-based interventions (EBIs). Adolescents with an ASD are faced with unique academic challenges, complex social environments, and physiological changes. They often require interventions to aid in acclimating to their…
Descriptors: Capacity Building, Adolescents, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Dariotis, Jacinda K.; Mirabal-Beltran, Roxanne; Cluxton-Keller, Fallon; Feagans Gould, Laura; Greenberg, Mark T.; Mendelson, Tamar – Psychology in the Schools, 2017
Identifying factors relevant for successful implementation of school-based interventions is essential to ensure that programs are provided in an effective and engaging manner. The perspectives of two key stakeholders critical for identifying implementation barriers and facilitators--students and their classroom teachers-merit attention in this…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Grade 5, Grade 6, Program Implementation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Lee, Gloria K.; Carter, Erik W. – Psychology in the Schools, 2012
This article provides an overview of promising essential elements for fostering vocational success among students with high-functioning autism spectrum disorders (HFASDs) by drawing literature from the fields of school-to-work transition for post-secondary students and vocational rehabilitation for individuals with disabilities. We highlight seven…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Young Adults, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Reid, Erin E.; Diperna, James C.; Missall, Kristen; Volpe, Robert J. – Psychology in the Schools, 2014
Currently, there are few strengths-based preschool rating scales that sample a wide array of behaviors believed to be essential for early academic success. The purpose of this study was to assess the factor structure of a new measure of early academic competence for at-risk preschool populations. The Teacher Rating Scales of Early Academic…
Descriptors: Rating Scales, Preschool Children, Evaluation Methods, Academic Ability
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Mcdermott, Paul A.; Watkins, Marley W.; Drogalis, Anna Rhoad; Chao, Jessica L.; Worrell, Frank C.; Hall, Tracey E. – Psychology in the Schools, 2016
Contextually based assessments reveal the circumstances accompanying maladjustment (the when, where, and with whom) and supply clues to the motivations underpinning problem behaviors. The Adjustment Scales for Children and Adolescents (ASCA) is a teacher rating scale composed of indicators describing behavior in 24 classroom situational contexts.…
Descriptors: Social Adjustment, Emotional Adjustment, Bayesian Statistics, Cognitive Style
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Bulla, Andrew J.; Frieder, Jessica E. – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
Teachers are responsible for providing an education to students of all ability levels. Recent data suggest that roughly 95% of students with a disability are receiving some form of education in their general education setting. Individuals with disabilities tend to engage in higher levels of disruptive behaviors (e.g., talking out in class,…
Descriptors: Self Management, Disabilities, Behavior Problems, Classroom Techniques
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Lembke, Erica S.; Hampton, David; Beyers, Sarah J. – Psychology in the Schools, 2012
While implementation efforts using a Response to Intervention (RtI) model to increase reading instruction are becoming widely used, more administrators and teachers are looking to learn effective RtI practices to support learning in mathematics. This article explores some of the key elements of RtI practices in mathematics, including screening for…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Evidence, Reading Instruction, Teaching Methods
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Diperna, James Clyde; Lei, Puiwa; Bellinger, Jillian; Cheng, Weiyi – Psychology in the Schools, 2016
The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of a universal program to promote positive classroom behavior on students' approaches to learning and early academic skills. Second grade classrooms (N = 39) were randomly assigned to treatment and business-as-usual control conditions. Teachers in intervention classrooms implemented the Social…
Descriptors: Positive Behavior Supports, Student Behavior, Learning, Program Effectiveness
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Yong, Minglee; Cheney, Douglas A. – Psychology in the Schools, 2013
The purpose of this study is to identify the essential features of Tier 2 interventions conducted within multitier systems of behavior support in schools. A systematic literature search identified 12 empirical studies that were coded and scored according to a list of Tier 2 specific RE-AIM criteria, related to the Reach, Effectiveness, Adoption,…
Descriptors: Intervention, Behavior Modification, Literature Reviews, Program Effectiveness
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Dart, Evan H.; Radley, Keith C.; Battaglia, Allison A.; Dadakhodjaeva, Komila; Bates, Kayla E.; Wright, Sarah J. – Psychology in the Schools, 2016
The present study investigated the effectiveness of a novel class-wide intervention, the Classroom Password, for increasing the academic engaged behavior of middle school students. The effectiveness of an independent group contingency was evaluated using a concurrent multiple baseline design across three seventh- and eighth-grade classrooms.…
Descriptors: Intervention, Learner Engagement, Middle School Students, Group Dynamics
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Froiland, John Mark; Worrell, Frank C. – Psychology in the Schools, 2016
Using structural equation models, with gender, parent education, and prior grade point average (GPA) as control variables, we examined the relationships among intrinsic motivation to learn, learning goals, behavioral engagement at school, and academic performance (measured by GPA) in 1,575 students in an ethnically and racially diverse high…
Descriptors: High School Students, Student Motivation, Student Educational Objectives, Learner Engagement
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Floress, Margaret T.; Rock, Angela L.; Hailemariam, Assegedech – Psychology in the Schools, 2017
A single-case experimental design was used to evaluate the effects of the Caterpillar Game, a classroom management system, on disruptive behavior in a general education first grade classroom. A multiple baseline design across settings was used to evaluate changes in student disruptive behavior and teacher praise. When the Caterpillar Game was…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Educational Games, Behavior Problems, Teacher Attitudes
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Carter, Erik W.; Harvey, Michelle N.; Taylor, Julie Lounds; Gotham, Katherine – Psychology in the Schools, 2013
Equipping youth with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) to flourish during and after high school is central to the purpose and practice of special education. However, many students with ASD are leaving high school without the preparation and connections needed to engage meaningfully in their communities. This article reviews research-based approaches…
Descriptors: Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Autism, High School Students, Adolescents
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Sullivan, Erin; Kehle, Thomas J.; Bray, Melissa A. – Psychology in the Schools, 2009
There is considerable support for the effectiveness of psychotherapies regardless of their individual theoretical underpinnings. They all evidence substantial positive outcomes, particularly if they contain common elements. These include a therapeutic relationship within an appropriate setting, a rationale for why the client is unhappy or…
Descriptors: Physical Health, Friendship, Learning Processes, Interpersonal Communication
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Moore, Brian; Woodcock, Stuart – Psychology in the Schools, 2017
Resilience is associated with bouncing back from adversity, and the term currently enjoys significant popular appeal. However, understanding of resilience is often superficial. The current paper examined 105 primary and high school students' experiences of resilience and bullying, and considered resilience as a hierarchical factorial model. The…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Bullying, Mental Health, Environmental Influences
Previous Page | Next Page ยป
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11  |  ...  |  64