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Chadwick, Jeanne; Gelbar, Nicholas W. – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2016
Mindfulness-based interventions have increased in popularity over the past decade and interest continues to increase in the potential to use mindfulness-based interventions in schools. The current research concerning school-based mindfulness-based interventions is reviewed in this article. This research base is fragmented, as most of the studies…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Intervention, Program Evaluation, Educational Environment
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Maykel, Cheryl; Bray, Melissa; Gelbar, Nicholas; Caterino, Linda; Avitia, Maria; Sassu, Kari; Root, Melissa – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2016
Asthma is a common, chronic respiratory disease that can be costly to both society and the individual. In addition to increased absenteeism, children with asthma may also be at a greater risk for developing comorbid anxiety and depression. Various complementary psychological treatments have been effective at reducing both asthmatic symptoms and…
Descriptors: Diseases, Attendance, At Risk Students, Anxiety
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Chafouleas, Sandra M.; Polifroni, E. Carol – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2016
This commentary reinforces a call to recognize the need for substantive collaboration, communication, and cooperation across education and health sectors. Themes throughout the body of articles contained in the special issue are discussed as strengthening knowledge about the benefits to integration of education and health domains in prevention and…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, School Health Services, Student Personnel Workers, Prevention
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del Campo, Marisa A.; Kehle, Thomas J. – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2016
There are many important phenomena involved in human functioning that are unnoticed, misunderstood, not applied, or do not pique the interest of the scientific community. Among these, "autonomous sensory meridian response" ("ASMR") and "frisson" are two very noteworthy instances that may prove to be therapeutically…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Psychological Patterns, Metacognition, Sensory Experience
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Flanagan, Dawn P.; Schneider, W. Joel – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2016
When education works, it creates productive, innovative citizens eager to contribute to a well-functioning democracy. In contrast, educational failure has lifelong consequences, with some individuals experiencing decades of preventable hardship. Dawn Flanagan and Joel Schneider write in this response that, like Kranzler, Floyd, Benson, Zabowski,…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Identification, Diagnostic Tests, Criticism
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Kranzler, John H.; Floyd, Randy G.; Benson, Nicholas; Zaboski, Brian; Thibodaux, Lia – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2016
In this rejoinder, the authors describe the aim of the original study as an effort to conduct a critical test of an important postulate underlying the Cross-Battery Assessment PSW approach (XBA PSW; Kranzler, Floyd, Benson, Zaboski, & Thibodaux, this issue). The authors used classification agreement analysis to examine the concordance between…
Descriptors: Identification, Learning Disabilities, Criticism, Evidence Based Practice
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Shankar, Nilani L.; Park, Crystal L. – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2016
Stress affects students in multiple ways. This article provides a conceptual overview of the direct (e.g., psychoneuroimmunological, endocrine) and indirect (health behavior) pathways through which stress affects physical health, the psychological effects of stress on mental health, and the cognitive effects of stress (e.g., attention,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Mental Health, Stress Variables, Attention
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La Salle, Tamika P.; Hagermoser Sanetti, Lisa M. – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2016
Healthy students are better learners. Establishing positive school climates where students are healthy, engaged, and prepared to learn is a critical component in increasing student engagement and closing the achievement gap. As such, educators need to be aware of the impact of education-related outcomes on student outcomes and schools' ability to…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Correlation, Learner Engagement, School Psychologists
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Riccio, Cynthia A.; Pliego, Jessica; Rae, William A. – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2016
An increasing number of children experience chronic health issues that affect their academic and behavioral functioning, as well as psychological well-being. At the same time, psychological stress can exacerbate the chronic illness. The first line of treatment most often is medical (e.g., pharmacology, surgery, radiation). Even when the medical…
Descriptors: Chronic Illness, Metacognition, Intervention, Well Being
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Root, Melissa M.; Bray, Melissa A.; Maykel, Cheryl; Cross, Karen; Shankar, Nilani L.; Theodore, Lea A. – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2016
Practitioners working with children diagnosed with cancer in the school environment must consider several facets in order to effectively work with the child and family. The remission rate for children with cancer is relatively high, so one must consider whether the child is anticipating treatment, actively in treatment, or posttreatment when one…
Descriptors: Cancer, Stress Variables, Intervention, Clinical Diagnosis
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Perfect, Michelle M.; Smith, Bradley – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2016
Sleep insufficiency, defined as inadequate sleep duration, poor sleep quality, and daytime sleepiness, has been linked with students' learning and behavioral outcomes at school. However, there is limited research on interventions designed to improve the sleep of school-age children. In order to promote more interest on this critical topic, we…
Descriptors: Hypnosis, Relaxation Training, Metacognition, Physical Activities
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Hassed, Craig – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2016
Mindfulness is a generic skill with a wide range of applications relevant to education. These include fostering mental health; improving communication, empathy, and emotional development, improving physical health; and enhancing learning and performance. This article will give a brief overview of the science, practice, and philosophy of…
Descriptors: Attention Control, Metacognition, Perception, Relaxation Training
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Kranzler, John H.; Floyd, Randy G.; Benson, Nicholas; Zaboski, Brian; Thibodaux, Lia – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2016
The Cross-Battery Assessment (XBA) approach to identifying a specific learning disorder (SLD) is based on the postulate that deficits in cognitive abilities in the presence of otherwise average general intelligence are causally related to academic achievement weaknesses. To examine this postulate, we conducted a classification agreement analysis…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Children, Youth, Cognitive Ability
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Kranzler, John H.; Benson, Nicholas; Floyd, Randy G. – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2016
This article briefly reviews the history of intellectual assessment of children and youth in the United States of America, as well as current practices and future directions. Although administration of intelligence tests in the schools has been a longstanding practice in the United States, their use has also elicited sharp controversy over time.…
Descriptors: Intelligence Tests, Children, Youth, Test Construction
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Schneider, W. Joel; Kaufman, Alan S. – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2016
As documented in this special issue, all over the world hard choices must be made in education, government, business, and medicine. Intelligence tests, used intelligently and with appropriate ethical safeguards, are one tool of many that help make hard choices work out well, or at least better than the next-best alternative (Kaufman, Raiford,…
Descriptors: Intelligence Quotient, Artificial Intelligence, Children, Adolescents
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