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Beers, Jason Ronald – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Purpose. The purpose of this study was to identify technology-related strategies used by educational leaders to increase prosocial behavior in K-12 schools. Information and communication technology (ICT) is developing at a rapid rate and is becoming more ubiquitous among students. Discovering and understanding common technology-related strategies…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Educational Strategies, Prosocial Behavior, Elementary Secondary Education
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Svetlova, Margarita; Nichols, Sara R.; Brownell, Celia A. – Child Development, 2010
The study explored how the meaning of prosocial behavior changes over toddlerhood. Sixty-five 18- and 30-month-olds could help an adult in 3 contexts: instrumental (action based), empathic (emotion based), and altruistic (costly). Children at both ages helped readily in instrumental tasks. For 18-month-olds, empathic helping was significantly more…
Descriptors: Cues, Prosocial Behavior, Altruism, Toddlers
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Jambon, Marc; Madigan, Sheri; Plamondon, André; Jenkins, Jennifer – Developmental Psychology, 2019
Research has documented various family and individual risk factors associated with severe conduct problems, but little is known about the developmental origins of children who engage in both aggressive and prosocial interactions with others. The present study utilized growth-mixture modeling to identify distinct trajectories of physical aggression…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Children, Aggression, Prosocial Behavior
Gupta, Deepty; Thapliyal, Geeta – Journal on Educational Psychology, 2015
Adolescence is a vital period in social development, because adolescents can be easily influenced by the people they develop close relationships with. At the stage of adolescence peer groups offer the opportunity to develop social skills such as empathy, sharing, and leadership. A number of family characteristics are also related to the…
Descriptors: Prosocial Behavior, Self Concept, Adolescents, Gender Differences
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Bustamante, Rebecca M. – International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation, 2006
This module is designed to introduce educational leaders to an organizational assessment tool called a "culture audit." Literature on organizational cultural competence suggests that culture audits are a valuable tool for determining how well school policies, programs, and practices respond to the needs of diverse groups and prepare…
Descriptors: Audits (Verification), Institutional Evaluation, Strategic Planning, Prosocial Behavior
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Shavega, Theresia Julius; van Tuijl, Cathy; Brugman, Daniel – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2019
Background: Research in Western countries has shown the contribution of early teacher--child relationships and classroom emotional support on children's behavioral adjustment in pre-schools. Results with regard to the direction and strengths of the relationships seem inconclusive, moreover, such research is lacking in African countries. Objective:…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Children, Child Behavior, Behavior Change
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Fung, Annis L. C. – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2008
Despite the alarming rise of early adolescence aggression in Hong Kong, it is the pioneer evidence-based outcome study on Anger Coping Training (ACT) program for early adolescence with reactive aggression to develop their prosocial behaviors. This research program involved experimental and control groups with pre- and post-comparison using a …
Descriptors: Early Adolescents, Prosocial Behavior, Aggression, Foreign Countries
Stewart-Burrison, LaWanda – ProQuest LLC, 2014
Student misbehavior in the classroom is often reported as an area of concern for teachers. Having to focus on classroom management rather than content results in a loss of important instructional time, which can have a deleterious impact on student academic achievement. The purpose of the study was to examine whether a character education program…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Behavior Problems, Kindergarten, Social Cognition
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Peterson, Elizabeth R.; Dando, Emma; D'Souza, Stephanie; Waldie, Karen E.; Carr, Angela E.; Mohal, Jatender; Morton, Susan M. B. – Early Education and Development, 2018
The 'terrible twos' are often associated with increased temper tantrums, noncompliance and aggression. Although some expression of these behaviors is normal, whether early individual factors can predict which children are most at risk of frequent or prolonged emotional and behavioral problems is of increasing interest. The current study of 6,067…
Descriptors: Infants, Personality Traits, Behavior Problems, Child Behavior
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Conte, Elisabetta; Grazzani, Ilaria; Pepe, Alessandro – Early Education and Development, 2018
Research Findings: In this study, we investigated associations among social cognition skills (specifically, emotion knowledge and theory of mind), language abilities, and 3 varieties of prosocial behavior (helping, sharing, and comforting) in early childhood. The effects of age and gender were also taken into account. Participants were 149 Italian…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Children, Kindergarten, Child Care Centers
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Karayazi, Seda; Kohler Evans, Patty; Filer, Janet – International Journal of Special Education, 2014
The use of social stories™ with a young adult with autism spectrum disorder was examined. The young woman in the study was completing her high school education in a clinical room on a university campus in the South. The primary goal of her program was to develop and expand her functional independence. The social stories™ were effective in…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Young Adults, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Tamnes, Christian K.; Overbye, Knut; Ferschmann, Lia; Fjell, Anders M.; Walhovd, Kristine B.; Blakemore, Sarah-Jayne; Dumontheil, Iroise – Developmental Psychology, 2018
Basic perspective taking and mentalizing abilities develop in childhood, but recent studies indicate that the use of social perspective taking to guide decisions and actions has a prolonged development that continues throughout adolescence. Here, we aimed to replicate this research and investigate the hypotheses that individual differences in…
Descriptors: Perspective Taking, Brain, Prosocial Behavior, Antisocial Behavior
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Gano-Overway, Lori A.; Newton, Maria; Magyar, T. Michelle; Fry, Mary D.; Kim, Mi-Sook; Guivernau, Marta R. – Developmental Psychology, 2009
Understanding what factors influence positive youth development has been advocated by youth development researchers (P. L. Benson, 2006; J. S. Eccles & J. A. Gootman, 2002). Consequently, the purpose of this study was to examine whether perceptions of a caring youth sport context influenced prosocial and antisocial behavior through…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Antisocial Behavior, Structural Equation Models, Self Efficacy
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Nye, Susan; Williams, Jacqueline – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2017
The ultimate goal of a quality physical education program is to develop physically literate individuals who demonstrate skill competencies, apply knowledge, demonstrate health-enhancing behaviors, exhibit prosocial behaviors, and recognize the value of physical activity for a lifetime. The development and implementation of goal-oriented physical…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Activities, Secondary School Students, Recycling
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Vinh, Megan; Strain, Phil; Davidon, Sarah; Smith, Barbara J. – Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 2016
This article describes the efforts funded by the state of Colorado to address unacceptably high rates of expulsion from child care. Based on the results of a 2006 survey, the state of Colorado launched two complementary policy initiatives in 2009 to impact expulsion rates and to improve the use of evidence-based practices related to challenging…
Descriptors: Expulsion, Child Care, Educational Policy, State Policy
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