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LaBrot, Zachary C.; Dufrene, Brad; Pasqua, Jamie; Radley, Keith C., III; Olmi, Joe; Bates-Brantley, Kayla; Helbig, Kate; Melendez, Marian; Murphy, Ashley – Preventing School Failure, 2018
The purpose of this study was to determine the relative efficacy of non-contingent reinforcement (NCR) and differential reinforcement of other behavior (DRO) after behavioral functions were identified through indirect, descriptive, and experimental assessment. Participants included three preschool-age children in three center-based classrooms in a…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Reinforcement, Contingency Management, Functional Behavioral Assessment
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Ennis, Robin Parks; Lane, Kathleen Lynne; Oakes, Wendy Peia – Preventing School Failure, 2018
Self-monitoring is a low-intensity strategy teachers can use to support instruction in classrooms across the grade span in various instructional settings and content areas. This study extended the knowledge base by examining the effectiveness of self-monitoring through a systematic replication with three students with specific learning…
Descriptors: Teacher Empowerment, Educational Strategies, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Elementary School Students
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Wasburn-Moses, Leah; Noltemeyer, Amity – Preventing School Failure, 2018
Finding new ways to serve youth at risk is critical to the field of education. A model alternative school-university partnership was created in concert with youth-mentoring evidence-based practices. The current study evaluates student outcomes from the program's first six years. Data on students' grades, credits earned, and behavior are reported.…
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Partnerships in Education, Mentors, At Risk Students
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Flores, Margaret M.; Hinton, Vanessa M.; Taylor, Ja'Lia J. – Preventing School Failure, 2018
Students must leave elementary school with a firm understanding of fractions and decimals in order to make satisfactory progress in advanced mathematics. Firm understanding includes manipulation of rational numbers using different models of representation such as area and length. Research has demonstrated that a graduated sequence such as…
Descriptors: Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary School Students, Grade 5, Fractions
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Hendrix, Nicole M.; Vancel, Samantha M.; Bruhn, Allison L.; Wise, Sara; Kang, Sungeun – Preventing School Failure, 2018
Paraprofessionals carry out behavior interventions for students with challenging behavior in inclusive classroom settings. Examination of paraprofessional involvement in behavior interventions informs how paraprofessionals may best support intervention implementation. The researchers used a withdrawal design to evaluate the effects of a…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Intervention, Paraprofessional School Personnel, Student Behavior
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Crosby, Shantel D.; Day, Angelique G.; Somers, Cheryl L.; Baroni, Beverly A. – Preventing School Failure, 2018
Court-involved, female students often experience trauma and disproportionate school discipline, complicating their academic success. This mixed-method study examines students' use of and experiences with the Monarch Room (MR), a trauma-informed disciplinary alternative. The study examines service utilization, using a repeated measures analysis of…
Descriptors: Suspension, Court Litigation, Females, Discipline
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Ennis, Robin Parks; Hirsch, Shanna E.; MacSuga-Gage, Ashley S.; Kennedy, Michael J. – Preventing School Failure, 2018
Teaching expectations is an essential component of schoolwide positive behavioral interventions and supports (PBIS). Creating PBIS videos is a tool for teaching expectations and other targeted skills within a schoolwide PBIS framework. In this article, we offer the why, how, when, where, and what of producing/screening PBIS videos to effectively…
Descriptors: Positive Behavior Supports, Intervention, Video Technology, Expectation
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Oakes, Wendy Peia; Lane, Kathleen Lynne; Hirsch, Shanna Eisner – Preventing School Failure, 2018
It can be challenging for educators to select intervention tactics based on the function of the student's behavior. In this article, authors offer practical information on behavioral function and environmental-focused intervention ideas for educators developing behavior intervention plans. Ideas are organized according to the hypothesized function…
Descriptors: Functional Behavioral Assessment, Intervention, Student Behavior, Classroom Techniques
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Hirn, Regina G.; Hollo, Alexandra; Scott, Terrance M. – Preventing School Failure, 2018
In the United States, federal funding under Title 1 is provided to schools to improve academic achievement for disadvantaged students. Many students attending schools eligible for Title 1 funding are from families in poverty and at risk for negative outcomes. Identifying instructional factors that mitigate this risk must be a priority for teachers…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Feedback (Response), Hierarchical Linear Modeling, Elementary School Students
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Gibbs, Anna S.; Hinton, Vanessa M.; Flores, Margaret M. – Preventing School Failure, 2018
Children who struggle in mathematics have a limited understanding of the foundational processes of mathematics. A lack of conceptual understanding causes students to fall behind as they progress through the core curriculum. Children at high risk for developing mathematics disabilities fail to gain numeracy knowledge. The purpose of this case study…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Case Studies, Disabilities, Computation
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Cooper, Justin T.; Gage, Nicholas A.; Alter, Peter J.; LaPolla, Stefanie; MacSuga-Gage, Ashley S.; Scott, Terrance M. – Preventing School Failure, 2018
A survey study of 248 educators in four states was conducted to identify respondents' formal training, use, and perceived effectiveness of 37 evidence-based classroom management practices within four general categories: (a) antecedent-based, (b) instructionally based, (c) consequence-based, and (d) self-management. Results indicated that, on…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Evidence Based Practice, Self Disclosure (Individuals), Teacher Surveys
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Clemens, Elysia; Hess, Robyn S.; Strear, Molly M.; Rue, Lisa; Rizzolo, Sonja; Henninger, Janessa – Preventing School Failure, 2018
This Consensual Qualitative Research study explored experiences of youth, families, and homeless liaisons to better understand how educational environments can foster resilience among youth experiencing homelessness. The purpose of the study was to provide educational stakeholders with guidance on how to actualize the McKinney-Vento Homeless…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Homeless People, Resilience (Psychology), Qualitative Research
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Owiny, Ruby L.; Spriggs, Amy D.; Sartini, Emily C.; Mills, Jeremy R. – Preventing School Failure, 2018
Increased accountability for quality instruction leading to higher achievement for all students has made it essential for identification and implementation of evidence-based practices. The Council for Exceptional Children's development of quality indicators (QI) has provided measures for researchers to apply to a body of literature to determine if…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Special Education, Children, Adolescents
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Sprunger, Nikki S.; Harvey, Michael W.; Quick, Marilynn M. – Preventing School Failure, 2018
Legislation has mandated that secondary schools provide services for students with disabilities that prepare them for independent living, employment, and/or post-secondary education (IDEA, 2004). This study examined the perceptions of special education directors, assistant directors/program coordinators, and secondary special education teachers…
Descriptors: Secondary Schools, Secondary School Students, Disabilities, Transitional Programs
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Kellems, Ryan O.; Frandsen, Kaitlyn; Cardon, Teresa A.; Knight, Katie; Andersen, Margaret – Preventing School Failure, 2018
This study compared the effectiveness of static picture prompting to video prompting when used as precursors for teaching daily living and motor skills to three individuals with autism spectrum disorders. The video prompting intervention was delivered on an iPad. Participants learned three out of six different tasks, which included throwing a ball…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Prompting, Video Technology
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