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O'Neill, Rachel; Cameron, Audrey; Burns, Eileen; Quinn, Gary – Psychology in the Schools, 2020
Attitudes to sign languages or language policies are often not overtly discussed or recorded but they influence deaf young people's educational opportunities and outcomes. Two qualitative studies from Scotland investigate the provision of British Sign Language as accommodation in public examinations. The first explores the views of deaf pupils and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Alternative Assessment, Sign Language, Deafness
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Reddy, Linda A.; Forman, Susan G.; Stoiber, Karen C.; Gonzalez, Jorge E. – Psychology in the Schools, 2017
The present investigation examined 460 school psychology trainers' attitudes and beliefs about the conditions for the education and training of evidence-based practices (i.e., assessments and interventions) in training programs in the United States and Canada using an online survey. Trainer attitudes and beliefs about education and training in…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, School Psychology, Online Surveys, Likert Scales
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Robinson, Lee; Bond, Caroline – Psychology in the Schools, 2017
The most thoroughly researched topic in relation to autistic spectrum disorders (ASDs) is the evaluation of interventions. Educational psychology in the United Kingdom and Ireland is the most closely allied profession to school psychology in the United States. In considering what is published by and for the profession, it is important to include…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Sklad, Marcin; Diekstra, Rene; De Ritter, Monique; Ben, Jehonathan; Gravesteijn, Carolien – Psychology in the Schools, 2012
To answer the question of whether teaching social and emotional skills to foster social-emotional development can help schools extend their role beyond the transfer of knowledge, the authors conducted a meta-analytical review of 75 recently published studies that reported the effects of universal, school-based social, emotional, and/or behavioral…
Descriptors: School Role, Social Development, Emotional Development, Behavior Development
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Aronson, Keith R.; Caldwell, Linda L.; Perkins, Daniel F.; Pasch, Kenneth W. – Psychology in the Schools, 2011
Military families face a number of unique challenges, including frequent relocations and school transitions, as well as extended separations from loved ones. The military, schools, and communities have been working together to build the capacity of children, youth, and families to successfully cope with the stressors they encounter. Most branches…
Descriptors: Stress Management, Military Schools, Children, Teacher Burnout
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Hale, Andrea D.; Henning, Jaime B.; Hawkins, Renee O.; Sheeley, Wesley; Shoemaker, Larissa; Reynolds, Jennifer R.; Moch, Christina – Psychology in the Schools, 2011
This study was designed to investigate the validity of four different aloud reading comprehension assessment measures: Maze, comprehension questions, Maze accurate response rate (MARR), and reading comprehension rate (RCR). The criterion measures used in this study were the Woodcock-Johnson III Tests of Achievement (WJ-III ACH) Broad Reading…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Reading Aloud to Others, Reading Tests, Reading Comprehension
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Burns, Matthew K.; Klingbeil, David A.; Ysseldyke, Jim – Psychology in the Schools, 2010
Technology-enhanced formative evaluation (TEFE) could enhance student achievement while diminishing the burden of formative evaluation for educators. The current study examined data from 360 randomly selected schools that either used a TEFE program for 1 year to 4 years 11 months, for 5 or more years, or not at all. Analyses of covariance found a…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Mathematics Tests, Accountability, White Students