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Matsopoulos, Anastassios; Gavogiannaki, Mariza; Griva, Artemis-Margarita – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2020
This paper investigates parental perceptions and evaluation of the implementation of a European resilience-focused curriculum (RESCUR) in a sample of Greek schools. RESCUR, which includes six resilience-promoting skill areas, was implemented in 28 elementary classrooms in the Southern region of Crete, Greece. Parental perceptions and views were…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Curriculum Implementation, Resilience (Psychology), Foreign Countries
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Shiakou, M.; Piki, L. – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2020
This study describes the development, implementation, and evaluation of a dramatized scenario as a tool for educating primary schoolchildren (n = 150) on bullying. One of this study's main aims was to assess whether the scenario was successful at educating children on the critical characteristics of bullying endorsed by the majority of the…
Descriptors: Bullying, Drama, Teaching Methods, Elementary School Students
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Larose, Simon; Duchesne, Stéphane; Châteauvert, Geneviève Boisclair – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2020
The aims of this study were twofold: to describe associations between mentoring relationship quality (MRQ) and student academic adjustment in a formal mentoring program involving teachers as mentors and academically at-risk students as mentees, and to explore the mediating and moderating effects of student mastery goal orientation on these…
Descriptors: Mentors, Teacher Student Relationship, At Risk Students, Student Adjustment
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O'Connor, Kim M.; Hayes, Ben – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2020
The current review explored effective school-based intervention for children with behavioral difficulties in mainstream primary schools. A search of the literature identified 17 journal articles that investigated a variety of targeted individual and group interventions to address externalizing behaviors. Target behaviors addressed included both…
Descriptors: Intervention, Behavior Problems, Behavior Modification, Program Effectiveness
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Shute, Rosalyn H. – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2019
The widespread introduction of mindfulness programs into schools and preschools is occurring in the absence of any developmental perspective on the practice. With the aim of providing educators with a theoretical basis for considering the application of mindfulness in schools, this article extends a recent model of mindfulness as metacognition,…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Developmental Psychology, Social Development, Emotional Development
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Noltemeyer, Amity; Palmer, Katelyn; James, Anthony G.; Wiechman, Shanice – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2019
Although evidence suggests significant and positive relationships between School-Wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (SWPBIS) implementation and student outcomes, research is still needed to review and consolidate this existing literature base. The current study synthesized findings from 55 cases in order to better understand the…
Descriptors: Positive Behavior Supports, Case Studies, Academic Achievement, Educational Research
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Makrygianni, Maria K.; Gena, Angeliki; Reed, Phil – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2018
The effectiveness of several community-based early intervention programs for young children (2.5-6.5 years old) with autism spectrum disorder in Greece were compared, as they occurred in a community setting over a nine-month period. There were few differences in functioning change between programs, but applied behavior analysis (ABA) was most…
Descriptors: Community Programs, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Early Intervention
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Vassilopoulos, Stephanos P.; Brouzos, Andreas; Koutsianou, Athina – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2018
This study investigated the effectiveness of a social and emotional learning (SEL) group to enhance first-grade students' school adjustment. A seven-session intervention program was conducted by two group leaders and included training in social and emotional skills. Pre- and post- and follow-up assessment data were collected from a total of 114…
Descriptors: Socialization, Emotional Development, Grade 1, Student Adjustment
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Hatzichristou, Chryse; Lianos, Panayiotis; Lampropoulou, Aikaterini – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2017
In this study, an evidence-based program aiming to promote psychological well-being and resilience within the context of Greek schools is presented. It is based upon a multidimensional model that synthesizes different theoretical domains, placing emphasis on different goals depending on the needs of the school community during unsettling times.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Well Being, Psychological Patterns, Resilience (Psychology)
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Pask, Liza; Hughes, Tammy L.; Sutton, Lawrence R. – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2016
"Healthy Relationships & Autism" is a developmentally sequenced, manualized intervention intended for children and adolescents with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The curriculum is designed to facilitate healthy interpersonal relationships; three modules cover personal hygiene, sexual knowledge, and a variety of productive…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Children, Adolescents
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Sørlie, Mari-Anne; Ogden, Terje – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2015
Results from the first study of the three-level School-Wide Positive Behavior Support model in Europe (SWPBS, called N-PALS) are presented. Using a strengthened nonrandomized design, data was collected from more than 1,200 teachers and 7,640 students at four measure points over four school years in 28 Norwegian intervention schools and 20…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Behavior Modification, Positive Behavior Supports, Student Behavior
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Powers, Kristin; Shin, Seon-Hi; Hagans, Kristi S.; Cordova, Monica – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2015
Student engagement is associated with many positive outcomes, including academic achievement, school persistence, and social-emotional well-being. The present study examined whether the Freedom Writers Institute, a professional development program designed to improve teachers' skills in creating personalized learning environments, can increase…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Faculty Development, Teacher Improvement, Program Effectiveness
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Srivastava, Meenakshi; de Boer, Anke A.; Pijl, Sip Jan – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2015
Teachers are seen as key players in implementing inclusive education. However, extremely little attention has been paid to teacher preparation, particularly in India. The aim of the current study was to implement a teacher training program and evaluate its effects and appropriateness. This focused on increasing teachers' (a) attitudes, (b)…
Descriptors: Inservice Teacher Education, Inclusion, General Education, Program Effectiveness
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Vassilopoulos, Stephanos P.; Brouzos, Andreas; Moberly, Nicholas J.; Tsiligiannis, Georgia – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2015
This study investigated the efficacy of a psychoeducational group for Greek special education teachers, all but one of whom reported experiencing anger in class. An anger management program was designed, which included a short, four-session package to be given within two weeks. The results of a pretest-posttest comparison revealed reductions in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Psychoeducational Methods, Special Education Teachers, Psychological Patterns
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Block, Heidi M.; Radley, Keith C.; Jenson, William R.; Clark, Elaine; O'Neill, Robert E. – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2015
The current study evaluated the effectiveness of Superheroes Social Skills, a multimedia social skills package, in improving social responsiveness and social initiation behaviors of four elementary school children with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The program was implemented in a public school setting in the southwestern United States for…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Program Effectiveness, Social Development, Child Behavior
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