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Hennessey, Alexandra; Humphrey, Neil – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2020
Despite the significant evidence base demonstrating the positive impact of the Promoting Alternative Thinking Strategies (PATHS) curriculum on children's social-emotional and mental health outcomes, there has been very little research on its efficacy in improving academic attainment. More generally, the relationship between implementation…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Academic Achievement, Elementary School Students
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García-Moya, Irene; Brooks, Fiona; Moreno, Carmen – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2020
The aim of this qualitative study was to identify central attributes of positive relationships with teachers from the adolescent students' perspectives that could help delineate the meaning of student-teacher connectedness while exploring to what extent its main attributes were similar or different in England and Spain. As part of the EU-funded…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Secondary School Students, Secondary School Teachers, Student Attitudes
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Klassen, Robert; Wilson, Elaine; Siu, Angela F. Y.; Hannok, Wanwisa; Wong, Marina W.; Wongsri, Nongkran; Sonthisap, Panwadee; Pibulchol, Chaleosri; Buranachaitavee, Yanisa; Jansem, Anchalee – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2013
In this study, we examine the teaching-related stress, self-efficacy, and occupational commitment of preservice teachers from two culturally western and two culturally eastern countries. The sample included 1,187 participants from Canada (n?=?379), England (n?=?203), Hong Kong (n?=?211), and Thailand (n?=?394). Self-efficacy partially reduced…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Anxiety, Self Efficacy
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Humphrey, Neil; Ainscow, Mel – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2006
The transition from the primary to secondary phase of education has been highlighted as an area of concern for policy makers, educators and researchers alike in recent years. In particular, there is evidence to suggest that it is during this crucial phase of compulsory education that many pupils are at risk of becoming marginalized and…
Descriptors: Focus Groups, Clubs, Foreign Countries, Content Analysis
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O'Toole, Sarah; de Abreu, Guida – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2005
This article explores the ways in which parents use their own past experiences as a mediational tool for understanding their child's current school learning. Following a sociocultural approach parents' past experiences were examined drawing on the notions of (1) heterochronicity, which looks at the partially overlapping histories of the individual…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Teacher Attitudes, Learning Experience
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Pons, Francisco; Harris, Paul L.; Doudin, Pierre-Andre – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2002
The main goal of this research was to assess whether it is possible to help children develop their general understanding of emotions. Thirty-six nine-year-old children divided in two groups were examined using a pre-test/train/post-test design. The emotion understanding of the two groups was measured in the pre- and post-test phases using the Test…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Emotional Intelligence, Emotional Development
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Bryant, Peter; Nunes, Terezinha; Bindman, Miriam – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1997
Notes evidence that backward readers might have difficulties with spelling morphemes. Compares a group of backward readers' spellings with control groups matched on chronological age and reading level. Finds that backward reads are behind their age group in correct spelling but no worse than groups at the same reading level. (DSK)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Grammar, Morphology (Languages)
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Sylva, Kathy; Hurry, Jane; Peters, Sandra – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1997
Reviews the development of Recovery Reading. Addresses two questions: (1) which features of the program embody Vygotskian notions? and (2) how effective is the program at improving literacy skills? Finds that Reading Recovery increased reading attainment and argues that future research should address the sociocultural context of the program. (DSK)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Intervention, Program Evaluation
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Lupton, Laura; Lewis, Vicky – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1997
Examined whether early intervention programs aimed at promoting the attainments of children with disabilities change the nature of the parent-child interaction. Finds that mothers adjust their vocal patterns when interacting with disabled children based on the nature of the interaction and age of the child. Notes implications for intervention…
Descriptors: Child Development, Child Rearing, Disabilities, Early Childhood Education
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Lamb, Susannah; Bibby, Peter; Wood, David; Leyden, Gerv – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1997
Examines aspects of intellectual, linguistic, and academic abilities of children with moderate learning difficulties, and analyzes a profile of these abilities. Explores the relationships among several aspects of academic achievement and biographical factors. Provides a rationale for a long-term intervention study designed to develop these…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Communication Skills, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Tobin, Michael J.; Bozic, Nick; Douglas, Graeme; Greaney, John; Ross, Stuart – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1997
Reviews some models used for conceptualizing the possible developmental implications of blindness and severe visual impairment. Questions the implications of visual impairment for certain skills, especially motor, in infancy. Addresses ways of mitigating the potentially educationally handicapping consequences of visual disability for school-aged…
Descriptors: Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Foreign Countries, Literacy
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Freeman, Joan – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1997
Investigates expectations that highly able children will be as emotionally well balanced as other children but will have special problems arising from others' reactions to their exceptionality and from inappropriate education. Finds that "gifted" children have different emotional profiles than others of the same measured ability not…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Child Development, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education
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Scaife, Michael; van Duuren, Mike – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1996
Reports children's understanding of objects with different anthropomorphic features, including a person, robot, computer, and doll. Shows that different objects did not elicit substantially different judgement patterns concerning their ability to think on their own, with the exception of a clear pattern of increased understanding of clever…
Descriptors: Attribution Theory, Cognitive Development, Concept Formation, Elementary Education
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Lloyd, Barbara; Duveen, Gerard – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 1991
Describes results of an analysis of children's knowledge and use of social representations of gender. Reports that researchers observed four first-year primary school classes in England. Concludes that boys and girls possess similar knowledge of the relationship between gender marking of social category membership and material culture. (SG)
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Classroom Observation Techniques, Females, Foreign Countries
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Entwistle, Noel; Tait, Hilary; McCune, Velda – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2000
Reports on the development of the Approaches and Study Skills Inventory for Students (ASSIST). Incorporates a revised version of the Approaches to Studying Inventory. States the questionnaire was completed by first-year students (n=1284) at six British universities, at a Scottish technological university (n=466), and at a South African university…
Descriptors: Apathy, College Freshmen, Comparative Analysis, Educational Environment
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