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Gregory, Anne; Allen, Joseph P.; Mikami, Amori Y.; Hafen, Christopher A.; Pianta, Robert C. – Psychology in the Schools, 2014
Student behavioral engagement is a key condition supporting academic achievement, yet student disengagement in middle and high schools is all too common. The current study used a randomized controlled design to test the efficacy of the My Teaching Partner-Secondary program to increase behavioral engagement. The program offers teachers personalized…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, High School Students, Faculty Development, Student Behavior
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Hawkins, Renee O.; Hale, Andrea; Sheeley, Wesley; Ling, Stacy – Psychology in the Schools, 2011
Using an adapted alternating treatments design, this study compared the effects of two intervention conditions on the reading fluency, comprehension, and comprehension rate of six high-school students reading below grade level. Students were repeatedly exposed to repeated reading (RR), repeated reading and vocabulary previewing (RR + VP), and no…
Descriptors: Reading Difficulties, Reading Achievement, Low Achievement, Reading Comprehension