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Ronis, Scott; Slaunwhite, Amanda – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2019
Cyberbullying has become an important public health issue due to documented associations among victimization, perpetration, and greater likelihood of depression, substance abuse, anxiety, insomnia, and school-related problems for adolescents. Less is known, however, about how youth cope with cyberbullying and the types of services and supports…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Predictor Variables, Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication
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Geres-Smith, Rhonda; Mercer, Sterett H.; Archambault, Catherine; Bartfai, Jamie M. – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2019
Self-regulated strategy development (SRSD) has extensive evidence of improving student writing; however, few studies have investigated the relative importance of specific self-regulation components in SRSD. Twelve students in Grades 5 to 7 were assigned to one of two, 5-week SRSD conditions for persuasive writing that differed in instruction on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Persuasive Discourse, Writing (Composition), Writing Strategies
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Binfet, John-Tyler; Passmore, Holli-Anne – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2019
The aim of this exploratory study was to examine fourth to eighth graders' conceptualizations of kindness at school (i.e., their definition of kindness, an example of an act of kindness they have done, who they see as the most salient adult agent of kindness, and which location they deem that kindness happens most). To date, kindness research has…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Altruism, Social Development, Emotional Development
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Bowe, Anica G. – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2019
This study is part of a larger initiative toward understanding the acculturation of immigrant adolescents using the Longitudinal Study of Young People in England 2004-2010 database. A necessary step in using a database for cross-ethnic comparisons is first to verify whether its items and scales are equivalent. I examined item- and scale-level…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Acculturation, Immigrants
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Hendrickson, Nicholas K.; McCrimmon, Adam W. – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2019
This article describes and reviews the "Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive Function, Second Edition" (BRIEF2; Gioia, Isquith, Guy, & Kenworthy, 2015). Published by PARInc., it is an updated individually administered rating scale of executive function (EF) for children and youth, aged 5 to 18 years. Primarily used in clinical,…
Descriptors: Behavior Rating Scales, Executive Function, Child Behavior, Adolescents
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Rodger, Susan; Bourdage, Renelle; Hancock, Kaitlin; Hsiang, Rebecca; Masters, Robyn; Leschied, Alan – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2019
Recommendations derived from research evidence regarding program implementation in school-based mental health [SBMH] require knowledge of the intervention outcomes as well as the potential to translate program components into schools. The Grading of Recommendations, Assessment, Development, and Evaluation (GRADE) analysis was applied to major…
Descriptors: Wellness, Mental Health, Intervention, Program Effectiveness
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Archambault, Catherine; Mercer, Sterett H.; Cheng, Michèle P.; Saqui, Sonja – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2019
Research on the development of reading skills in bilingual students suggests that reading skills develop interdependently across languages. The current study examined the effects of a French reading fluency intervention on the French and English reading skills of three Grade 3 students attending a French immersion program using a concurrent…
Descriptors: Reading Fluency, Immersion Programs, French, English (Second Language)
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Gagnon, Mathieu; Cormier, Stéphanie – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2019
Much evidence suggests that long-term retention can be maximized by practicing the recall of information and spreading out one's learning over time. Nevertheless, previous surveys have shown that undergraduates often ignore the benefits of such strategies and engage in less efficient techniques such as repetitive reading and massed studying. To…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, French Canadians, Study Habits, Self Management
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Harrison, Gina L.; Goegan, Lauren D.; Macoun, Sarah J. – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2019
This study examined the scoring errors across three widely used achievement tests (Kaufman Test of Educational Achievement--Second Edition [KTEA-2], Woodcock--Johnson Tests of Achievement--Third Edition [WJ-III], and the Wechsler Individual Achievement Test--Third Edition [WIAT-III]) by novice examiners. A total of 114 protocols were evaluated for…
Descriptors: Scoring, Error Patterns, Achievement Tests, Novices
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Bilodeau, Cynthia; Meissner, John – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2018
This study investigated the effectiveness of a combined academic and personal counselling initiative on student performance and emotional well-being outcomes of 289 at-risk students at a Canadian University. Criterion for risk included academic struggles, mental health distress, or both. The program was developed to be tailored to individual…
Descriptors: School Holding Power, School Counseling, Academic Achievement, At Risk Students
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Johnston, Lauren E.; Mercer, Sterett H.; Geres-Smith, Rhonda – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2018
The purpose of this preliminary study was to determine whether incorporating vocabulary instruction in individual reading fluency interventions for English Language Learners (ELLs) would improve reading comprehension. Two vocabulary instructional procedures were contrasted with a fluency-building only condition in an alternating-treatments design…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Deasley, Shanna; Evans, Mary Ann; Nowak, Sarah; Willoughby, David – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2018
In a sample of 128 Canadian junior kindergarten children (66 boys), we examined sex differences in emergent literacy and behaviour when listening to and interacting with books of four types: alphabet books with simple text and illustrations, traditional alphabet books with complex text and illustrations, alphabet eBooks, and illustrated…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Differences, Emergent Literacy, Reading Habits
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Spadafora, Natalie; Farrell, Ann H.; Provenzano, Daniel A.; Marini, Zopito A.; Volk, Anthony A. – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2018
Incivility involves rude, discourteous, and disrespectful attitudes and behaviours. The present study examined how various temperament traits were related to beliefs of classroom incivility among adolescents. The sample comprised of 222 adolescents (120 boys) between the ages of 12 and 17 (M[superscript age] = 14.07, SD = 1.54) who were recruited…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Interpersonal Relationship, Individual Differences, Adolescents
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Pepperdine, Cameron R.; McCrimmon, Adam W. – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2018
This article presents a description of the Vineland Adaptive Behaviour Scales, Third Edition (Vineland-3; Sparrow, Cicchetti, & Saulnier, 2016), published by Pearson, which is a newly updated individually administered measure of adaptive functioning for individuals from birth to age 90. Primarily used in clinical, psychoeducational, and…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Intellectual Disability, Test Reliability, Test Validity
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Gelbar, Nicholas W.; Bray, Melissa; Kehle, Thomas J.; Madaus, Joseph W.; Makel, Cheryl – Canadian Journal of School Psychology, 2018
Some individuals with developmental dyslexia are able to acquire age-appropriate reading comprehension abilities by the time they reach postsecondary education. This study explored the role that study strategies have with secondary students with dyslexia in achieving age-appropriate reading comprehension skills. The findings of this study…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Reading Comprehension, Study Habits, Secondary School Students
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