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Watt, Sarah J.; Therrien, William J. – Preventing School Failure, 2016
Thirty-two students enrolled in one of four sixth-grade classrooms across two elementary schools participated in this study. Students receiving supplemental and intensive instruction in math and those with math-related disabilities were participants. A treatment and control, pre/postexperimental design was used to examine the effect of preteaching…
Descriptors: Grade 6, Elementary School Students, Disabilities, Mathematics Instruction
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Feemster, Kristen G.; Proctor, Steven L.; Hoffmann, Norman G. – Preventing School Failure, 2016
This study identified peak periods of the onset, prevalence, and correlates of early adolescent substance use, and evaluated the feasibility of implementing a brief student survey at a high school in the southeastern United States. A brief survey was self-administered and 791 students with a mean age of 16.2¬†years (SD = 1.24) provided complete…
Descriptors: Early Adolescents, Substance Abuse, Student Surveys, High School Students
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Moreno, Gerardo; Wong-Lo, Mickie; Bullock, Lyndal M. – Preventing School Failure, 2014
The student population across U.S. schools has become increasingly diverse and has presented educators with a number of concerns in assisting students demonstrating challenging behaviors. Educators have historically had difficulties in distinguishing between cultural differences and genuine indicators of emotional and behavioral disorders. It is…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Behavior Problems, Functional Behavioral Assessment, Student Needs