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Satici, Begum – Educational and Developmental Psychologist, 2020
This study explored how social exclusion predicted adolescent wellbeing via stress, academic self-efficacy, and school satisfaction. Data were collected from 328 adolescents in Turkey. Mediation analyses revealed that the negative effects of social exclusion on wellbeing were partially mediated by stress, academic self-efficacy, and school…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Isolation, Peer Relationship, Adolescents
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Frydenberg, Erica – Educational and Developmental Psychologist, 2020
My journey in the field of stress and coping began in the mid 1980s when I was researching the rather new field of childhood depression. It was a relatively under-explored field, and as a clinical and educational psychologist it was becoming increasingly apparent that there were concerns of young people, with some of these reflected in their…
Descriptors: Coping, Stress Variables, Depression (Psychology), Anxiety
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Deadman, Lauren; McKenzie, Vicki L. – Educational and Developmental Psychologist, 2020
Supported playgroups are a common form of intervention offered in Australian early childhood education. This study used interviews and quantitative measures to examine whether attending supported playgroups benefits culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) parents' or carers' social support, connectedness, and parental self-efficacy (PSE).…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Play, Group Activities, Early Childhood Education
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Gindidis, Simone; Stewart, Sandra E.; Roodenburg, John – Educational and Developmental Psychologist, 2020
Smartphone ownership estimates indicate the vast majority of young people are engaging with smartphone devices. The medium offers a promising opportunity for psychologists to connect with young people seeking help to traverse challenges with mental health, behaviour, learning and wellbeing. However, the views of young people using apps alongside…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Adolescents, Psychotherapy
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Zamora, Eliana V.; Vernucci, Santiago; del Valle, Macarena; Introzzi, Isabel; Richard's, María M. – Educational and Developmental Psychologist, 2020
Different studies indicate that emotions can interfere with the efficacy of inhibitory control. However, understanding this impact requires considering that inhibition is not a unitary construct. Cognitive inhibition is the process responsible for attenuating and resisting the interference of thoughts, representations, and memories that are…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Inhibition, Interference (Learning), Emotional Response
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Spadafora, Natalie; Frijters, Jan C.; Molnar, Danielle S.; Volk, Anthony A. – Educational and Developmental Psychologist, 2020
Civility relates to following rules that typically are aimed at promoting positive social behaviour. A lack of civility can be either intentional (e.g., insulting a classmate) or unintentional (e.g., packing up early). Civility is an important issue within classroom settings because it not only influences classroom functioning, but may also serve…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Relationship, Antisocial Behavior, Classroom Environment, Bullying
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Furlonger, Brett E.; Chung, Jasmine; Ostojic, Marko; Busacca, Margherita; Moore, Dennis W.; Anderson, Angelika A.; Phillips, Katrina; D'Souza, Levita – Educational and Developmental Psychologist, 2020
The effective management of chronic asthma requires long-term adherence to both pharmacotherapy and optimal self-management practices. The use of mobile applications (apps) offer a promising and cost-effective platform to support the self-management of asthma. However, students as consumers may not always be sufficiently knowledgeable to select…
Descriptors: Chronic Illness, Diseases, Self Management, Telecommunications
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Alloway, Tracy Packiam; Carpenter, Rachel K. – Educational and Developmental Psychologist, 2020
Over 2.4 million children in the public school system are diagnosed with a learning disability, including dyslexia and developmental dyscalculia. Previous research has shown that some teachers are unaware of the importance of working memory in a student's academic and social realm and what working memory deficits may look like in the classroom.…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Learning Disabilities, Short Term Memory, Behavior Problems
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Miller, Jenna; Berger, Emily – Educational and Developmental Psychologist, 2020
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia are especially vulnerable to traumatic and discriminatory experiences. However, limited literature and research has implemented and evaluated school-based interventions designed to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people to overcome their adversity and achieve…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Pacific Islanders, Students, Trauma
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Slaten, Christopher D.; Ferguson, Jonathan K.; Hughes, Hayley A.; Scalise, Dominick A. – Educational and Developmental Psychologist, 2020
College athletes across north America are often known on their respective college campuses for their athleticism, and spend a considerable amount of hours weekly engaging in their respective sport through practices, meetings, travelling and meals, to name a few. It is no wonder it is difficult for these students to feel fully engaged and connected…
Descriptors: Females, Athletes, College Athletics, College Students
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Wheldall, Kevin; Wheldall, Robyn; Bell, Nicola; Buckingham, Jennifer – Educational and Developmental Psychologist, 2020
Conducting classroom-based educational research trials is important for establishing the efficacy and effectiveness of specific instructional interventions. Such endeavours, however, are challenging to implement. This was made evident during a recent independent evaluation of the efficacy of the MiniLit program, wherein various difficulties…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Instructional Effectiveness, Intervention, Reading Programs
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Hempenstall, Kerry – Educational and Developmental Psychologist, 2020
Educational psychologists can play a number of roles within education settings. They are often called upon to assist with the assessment and treatment of disability issues, student behaviour and mental health problems, parent and teacher liaison, and counselling, to name a few. Less frequently pursued is an active role in establishing and…
Descriptors: Literacy, Remedial Reading, Direct Instruction, School Psychologists
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Stainthorp, Rhona – Educational and Developmental Psychologist, 2020
At the start of the 21st century, literacy teaching in state primary schools was conducted under a framework guided by a National Literacy Strategy, which recommended a model of reading called 'The Searchlights Model'. Early on it became clear that rises in performance predicted from adoption of this strategy were not happening. This led to a…
Descriptors: Intervention, Phonics, Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students
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Colenbrander, Danielle; Wang, Hua-Chen; Arrow, Tara; Castles, Anne – Educational and Developmental Psychologist, 2020
Instruction in regular letter-sound relationships is a key element of teaching children to read. However, in the English language, many words have irregular spellings (e.g. "said," "are," "yacht"). What is the best way to help children learn to read these words? To date, a number of different viewpoints have been put…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Phoneme Grapheme Correspondence, Spelling Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Buckingham, Jennifer – Educational and Developmental Psychologist, 2020
This article is a rejoinder to J.S. Bowers (2020), 'Reconsidering the evidence that systematic phonics is more effective than alternative methods of reading instruction', "Educational Psychology Review" (https://doi.org/10.1007/s10648-019-09515-y). There is strong agreement among reading scientists that learning the phonological…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Phonics, Evidence Based Practice, Reading Programs
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