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Callan, Gregory L.; Marchant, Gregory J.; Finch, W. Holmes; Flegge, Lindsay – Psychology in the Schools, 2017
A multilevel mediated regression model was fit to Programme for International Student Assessment achievement, strategy use, gender, and family- and school-level socioeconomic status (SES). Two metacognitive strategies (i.e., understanding and summarizing) and one learning strategy (i.e., control strategies) were found to relate significantly and…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, Institutional Characteristics, Gender Differences, Learning Strategies
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Jaureguizar, Joana; Ibabe, Izaskun; Straus, Murray A. – Psychology in the Schools, 2013
This study focused on violent and prosocial behaviors by adolescents toward parents and teachers, and the relation between such behaviors and adolescents' perceptions about the family and school environment. Gender differences in child-to-parent violence and student-to-teacher violence were also studied. The sample comprised 687 adolescents from…
Descriptors: Violence, Prosocial Behavior, Adolescents, Foreign Countries
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Raimundo, Raquel; Marques-Pinto, Alexandra; Lima, Maria Luisa – Psychology in the Schools, 2013
This quasi-experimental exploratory study investigated whether a social-emotional learning program, implemented during a 1-year period, could lead to gains in social-emotional competencies and a reduction in internalizing and externalizing problems. Furthermore, it showed which pupils would benefit most from the program. The program was applied to…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Elementary School Students, Student Characteristics
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Duy, Baki – Psychology in the Schools, 2013
In the present study, attitudes of elementary school teachers toward different types of bullying (verbal, physical, and relational) were investigated. Six written vignettes describing all types of bullying were given to 405 elementary school teachers (F = 218; M = 187). Results indicated that teachers perceived relational bullying, specifically,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Bullying, Elementary School Teachers