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Thomas, Christopher L.; Cassady, Jerrell C. – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Cognitive test anxiety is a considerable barrier to academic success. The control value theory of achievement emotions suggests emotions within academic situations--including test-anxious responses--follow from control and value appraisals. Furthermore, the control value theory suggests a multitude of individual-level factors that influence…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Test Anxiety, Learning Strategies, Questionnaires
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Zarate, Kary; Maggin, Daniel M.; Passmore, Amanda – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Teachers are reporting increased incidence of stress, depression, burnout, and anxiety resulting in overall poor mental health and well-being outcomes. Recently, mindfulness-based interventions have emerged as having the potential to improve these deleterious impacts. This meta-analysis investigated the effects of mindfulness-based interventions…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Relaxation Training, Teachers, Well Being
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van de Sande, Marion C. E.; Fekkes, Minne; Kocken, Paul L.; Diekstra, René F. W.; Reis, Ria; Gravesteijn, Carolien – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
While universal school-based social and emotional learning (SEL) programs claim to target various SEL competencies, earlier reviews have not provided a clear overview of the competencies in question. We therefore wished to identify the competencies targeted in SEL programs for secondary school students. We also aimed to examine the effects of…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Emotional Development, Social Development, Mental Health Programs
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Liang, Christopher T. H.; Rocchino, Gabrielle H.; Gutekunst, Malaïka H. C.; Smithson, Annalisa – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Abstract Masculinity ideology is argued to be associated with academic outcomes. However, relatively few studies have examined these associations. This study examines the associations between masculinity ideology and academic skepticism, self-presentation of low achievement, academic engagement, academic initiative, and self-regulation, above and…
Descriptors: Masculinity, Ideology, Predictor Variables, Student Attitudes
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Zhoc, Karen C. H.; King, Ronnel B.; Law, Wilbert; McInerney, Dennis M. – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Research on intrinsic and extrinsic future goals has mostly focused on their impact on wellbeing with relatively lesser attention being focused on key learning outcomes. This study investigates how the pursuit of different future goals (i.e., society-, family-, career-, wealth-, and fame-oriented goals) affects students' self-control, and whether…
Descriptors: Goal Orientation, Self Control, Outcomes of Education, Self Determination
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Vega, Desireé; Wolf, Jaclyn N.; Barton, Dylan O.; Stathatos, Michele; Iurino, Charlotte; Hammer, Lily – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
The purpose of this pilot study was to better understand the training experiences of bilingual school psychologists (BSPs) and identify their training needs in the provision of psychological services to English language learner students. The secondary aims of the study were to determine how school psychology programs can better prepare BSPs and…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, School Psychologists, School Psychology, Counselor Training
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Egan, Theresa E.; Wymbs, Frances A.; Owens, Julie Sarno; Evans, Steven W.; Hustus, Chelsea; Allan, Darcey M. – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Teachers' adoption and implementation of evidence-based programs is often limited. Program characteristics may be important facilitators or barriers of use, yet little is known about which attributes influence teacher decisions. Using a discrete choice experiment with a sample of general education elementary teachers (N = 230), we examined (a)…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Preferences, Intervention, School Role
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Selimbegovic, Leila; Karabegovic, Mia; Blažev, Mirta; Burušic, Josip – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
On the basis of the expectancy-value theory of achievement, this paper aims to examine the relative contributions of gender-stereotype endorsement and gender identification on expectancies for success in STEM fields. In a sample of 880 Croatian primary school pupils of approximately 12 years of age, stereotyped beliefs about gender-appropriateness…
Descriptors: Sex Stereotypes, Sexual Identity, Predictor Variables, STEM Education
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Mann, Angela; Castillo, Jose; Myers, Mary Alice – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Despite persistent calls for school psychologists to provide comprehensive and integrated services, school psychologists may have difficulty providing these services because of critical shortages in the profession. This practical action research study involved surveying district supervisors of school psychologists and training program directors in…
Descriptors: School Psychologists, Labor Supply, Labor Force Development, Barriers
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Lam, Kelly Ka Lai; Zhou, Mingming – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
In recent years, grit has drawn increasing attention from both researchers and practitioners. As an important noncognitive indicator, grit has been used to understand individual success and performance in various fields. However, past empirical research has shown inconsistent findings on the relationship between grit and academic achievement. This…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Correlation, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Ottmar, Erin – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
This study investigates relations between cognitive, interpersonal, and intrapersonal opportunities, noncognitive outcomes, and student achievement in 1,096 students from 20 high schools (10 Deeper Learning [DL] network, 10 control) who participated in the Study of DL (SDL). DL is an umbrella term used to encompass the cognitive, interpersonal,…
Descriptors: Correlation, Interpersonal Relationship, Academic Achievement, Cognitive Development
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Froiland, John Mark; Worrell, Frank C.; Oh, Hyejeong – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Teacher-student relationships have been linked to autonomous motivation and achievement. However, relatively little is known about whether satisfying students' psychological needs mediates the association between teacher-student relationships and student happiness. Furthermore, this relationship needs to be examined in samples of students from…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Psychological Patterns, Correlation, Ethnic Groups
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Fiorilli, Caterina; Schneider, Barry; Buonomo, Ilaria; Romano, Luciano – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Italy had traditionally been considered a family-oriented culture where support from relatives is primary. The major purpose of this study was to clarify the benefits of social support inside and outside the family for schoolteachers in Italy, focusing on the teacher burnout and work engagement. Findings indicated that the family was by far the…
Descriptors: Family Relationship, Social Support Groups, Teacher Burnout, Job Satisfaction
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Huk, Oksana; Terjesen, Mark D.; Cherkasova, Lina – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Irrational beliefs have been linked to negative unhealthy emotions that can contribute to occupational burnout. Maladaptive cognitive schemas, such as irrational beliefs, are theorized to interfere with an appraisal of the perceived balance of resources and demands. The aim of the current study is to investigate the extent to which irrational…
Descriptors: Teacher Burnout, Self Efficacy, Institutional Characteristics, Teacher Attitudes
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Kulkarni, Tara; Sullivan, Amanda L. – Psychology in the Schools, 2019
Recent studies report the cumulative prevalence of behavioral disorders among school-age children to be second only to anxiety disorders. Unfortunately, by the time behavior has been identified as needing special education services, patterns of disruptive and externalizing behavior have often become unremitting. If at-risk behavior can be reliably…
Descriptors: Correlation, Elementary School Students, Behavior Problems, Kindergarten
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