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Khamis, Vivian – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2013
This study investigated predictors of academic achievement among Palestinian children, including child and parent characteristics, exposure to armed conflict, child strengths, and children's hope. Participants were 1,697 children of both genders. The mean age of participants was 12 years, 10 months. Results of the final hierarchical multiple…
Descriptors: Violence, Conflict, Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries
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Stampoltzis, Aglaia; Antonopoulou, Katerina – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2013
School teachers play an important role in the identification and assessment of pupils' difficulties, and have been considered one of the most valuable sources of information with regard to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) diagnoses. The study examines and compares general and special education teachers' knowledge and misconceptions…
Descriptors: Teacher Role, Knowledge Level, Misconceptions, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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Davis, J. Mark; Lao, Ian Leong – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2013
Compared to other areas of the world and other Chinese societies such as Hong Kong and Taiwan, little is known about psychiatric conditions in Macao, a Special Administrative Region of China. There is growing evidence of the cross-national and cross-cultural validity of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), but there are no studies of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Anderson, Cynthia M.; Horner, Robert H.; Rodriguez, Billie Jo; Stiller, Brianna – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2013
Supporting the full range of students with behavioral challenges requires that schools build the capacity to implement evidence-based behavioral interventions. Fortunately, a substantive body of research documents behavioral interventions are available to both decrease problem behavior and enhance prosocial skills. To date, however, this…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Student Behavior, Intervention, Behavior Modification
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Watkins, Marley W.; Canivez, Gary L.; James, Trevor; James, Kate; Good, Rebecca – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2013
Irish educational psychologists frequently use the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Fourth U.K. Edition (WISC-IV[superscript UK]) in clinical assessments of children with learning difficulties. Unfortunately, reliability and validity studies of the WISC-IV[superscript UK] have not yet been reported. This study examined the construct…
Descriptors: Construct Validity, Intelligence Tests, Children, Learning Disabilities
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Gunter, Whitney D.; Daly, Kevin – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2013
Research has found that many characteristics are related to performance on standardized tests. Many of these are not necessarily "academic" attributes. One area of this research is on the connection between physical health or lifestyles and test performance. The research that exists in this area is often disconnected with each other and…
Descriptors: Standardized Tests, Scores, Health Behavior, Physical Health
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Georgiou, Stelios N.; Stavrinides, Panayiotis; Fousiani, Kyriaki – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2013
This study aimed at examining the existing relation among parenting, cultural value orientation, and bullying propensity at school. The participants (N = 231) were early adolescents randomly selected from 11 different schools in urban and rural areas of Cyprus. The results showed that a statistically significant relation exists between parental…
Descriptors: Bullying, Parenting Styles, Power Structure, Cultural Influences
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Ning, Bo; Van Damme, Jan; Liu, Hongqiang; Vanlaar, Gudrun; Gielen, Sarah – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2013
Students, as one specific group of school stakeholders, have unique perceptions of school climate, which predict academic performance. In the Program for International Student Assessment 2009 Shanghai survey, 5,115 students from 152 schools participated. The results from this study showed that compared with their peers in the countries of the…
Descriptors: Reading Achievement, Predictive Validity, Predictor Variables, Educational Environment
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van Schalkwyk, Gertina J. – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2013
This article presents an overview of the current status of school-based counselling and psychological services for school-going children and their families in Macao. Adopting an eco-systemic model, some recent articles on school-based counselling and psychological services in Southeast Asian countries are reviewed, and similar data from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Psychological Services, Counseling Services, Change Strategies
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Zumbrunn, Sharon; Doll, Beth; Dooley, Kadie; LeClair, Courtney; Wimmer, Courtney – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2013
This study explored the use of student-marked school maps, a practitioner-friendly method for assessing student perceptions of positive and negative peer interactions in specific school settings. Two hundred eighty-two third- through fifth-grade students from a Midwestern U.S. elementary school participated. Descriptive analyses were used to…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Positive Attitudes, Negative Attitudes, Interaction
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Ramirez, Maria E.; McIntosh, David E.; Kruczek, Theresa – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2013
Eating disorders, once thought to be exclusively a disorder of the more affluent Western countries, are now spreading around the world. Despite the wealth of information on the prevalence of eating disorders in developed countries, epidemiological data for South America is scarce. The 26-item Eating Attitude Test (EAT-26) was used to explore the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Eating Disorders, Eating Habits, Epidemiology
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Ward, Hsuying Chiou; Andruske, Cynthia Lee – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2013
This exploratory qualitative case study reports the impact of using a public-speaking structure (Powerful Oral Language Lab [POLL]) in teaching preservice Chilean English pedagogy students. It describes how this task-based method of English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teacher training is related to language strategic competence. Twenty students…
Descriptors: Oral Language, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Rebelez, Jennica L.; Furlong, Michael J. – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2013
The California School Climate and Safety Survey-Short Form (CSCSS-SF) was developed as a streamlined version (54 items) of the original CSCSS (102 items) for school safety teams to gather information regarding student perceptions of campus climate, safety, and experience of victimization. Using a longitudinal dataset, this study implemented…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, School Surveys, Educational Environment, School Safety
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von der Embse, Nathaniel P.; Kilgus, Stephen P.; Segool, Natasha; Putwain, Dave – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2013
The implementation of test-based accountability policies around the world has increased the pressure placed on students to perform well on state achievement tests. Educational researchers have begun taking a closer look at the reciprocal effects of test anxiety and high-stakes testing. However, existing test anxiety assessments lack efficiency and…
Descriptors: Test Anxiety, Screening Tests, Disability Identification, Program Validation
Vu, Phuong; Shanahan, Katherine Bruckman; Rosenfield, Sylvia; Gravois, Todd; Koehler, Jessica; Kaiser, Lauren; Berger, Jill; Vaganek, Megan; Gottfredson, Gary D.; Nelson, Deborah – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2013
Instructional Consultation Teams (IC Teams) are an early intervention service intended to support teachers in working with struggling students. This is a large-scale experimental trial investigating the effects of IC Teams on teacher efficacy, instructional practices, collaboration, and job satisfaction. Public elementary schools (N = 34) were…
Descriptors: Consultants, Intervention, At Risk Students, Consultation Programs
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