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Hoffman, Jessica A.; Schmidt, Ellyn M.; Arguello, Diego J.; Eyllon, Mara N.; Castaneda-Sceppa, Carmen; Cloutier, Gregory; Hillman, Charles H. – School Psychology, 2020
This study tested the Wellness Enhancing Physical Activity in Young Children (WE PLAY) program, a 4-week online preschool teacher training, on children's moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA). In this cluster RCT, six Head Start preschools were randomized to an intervention and comparison group. Children's MVPA was measured using…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Physical Activity Level, Preschool Teachers, Faculty Development
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Chuang, Chi-ching; Reinke, Wendy M.; Herman, Keith C. – School Psychology, 2020
The purpose of this study was to examine the treatment effects of the Incredible Years Teacher Classroom Management (IY TCM), a universal classroom management intervention, on the outcomes of children with aggressive behavior in elementary school. Classroom management has been demonstrated as a factor in either escalating children's aggressive…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Student Behavior, Behavior Problems, Aggression
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Lekwa, Adam J.; Reddy, Linda A.; Shernoff, Elisa S. – School Psychology, 2020
Despite growing interest in formative assessment of teacher practices, research on rates of change in teachers' practices is sparse. This is the first study to examine the characteristics of observed change in classroom practices using the Classroom Strategies Assessment System (CSAS) across alternative schedules of data collection during…
Descriptors: Teacher Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Formative Evaluation, Teaching Methods
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Zakszeski, Brittany; Thomas, Lisa; Erdy, Lyndsie – School Psychology, 2020
Evidence-based classroom management practices have profound effects on student outcomes. Yet teachers commonly struggle to effectively implement these practices, imploring the provision of implementation supports within a multitiered framework for promoting teachers' practices. Few studies have examined the effects of Tier I implementation…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Evidence Based Practice, Guidelines, Educational Practices
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Benson, Nicholas F.; Maki, Kathrin E.; Floyd, Randy G.; Eckert, Tanya L.; Kranzler, John H.; Fefer, Sarah A. – School Psychology, 2020
This study examined the identification frameworks, specific models, and assessment practices used by school psychologists to identify students with specific learning disabilities (SLD) in public schools in the United States. We surveyed school psychologist practitioners using an online survey, conducted a review of state regulations addressing…
Descriptors: School Psychologists, Learning Disabilities, Disability Identification, Public Schools
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Yang, Chunyan; Sharkey, Jill D.; Reed, Lauren A.; Dowdy, Erin – School Psychology, 2020
Although the psychological impacts of cyberbullying victimization (CBV) have been documented, research is inconclusive about the role of contextual factors in the association between CBV and student engagement. Sampling 16,237 adolescents from 43 schools in Delaware, we used multilevel modeling to test how CBV was associated with emotional and…
Descriptors: Victims, Bullying, Correlation, High School Students
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O'Neill, J. Conor; Marraccini, Marisa E.; Bledsoe, Sarah E.; Knotek, Steven E.; Tabori, Alexander V. – School Psychology, 2020
Suicide is a leading cause of death of school-aged youth, with adolescent and young adult populations considered to be most at risk for suicide clusters and contagion effects. Suicide clusters have been documented in school districts across the United States, though the degree to which schools are prepared to provide postvention services in the…
Descriptors: Suicide, School Psychologists, Counselor Training, Knowledge Level
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Nelson, Peter M.; Pulles, Sandra M.; Parker, David C.; Klaft, Jenna – School Psychology, 2020
Although it is common for researchers to assess implementation fidelity (IF) within the context of math intervention, IF assessments are often restricted to intervention adherence. Further, the degree to which IF influences observed outcomes is commonly ignored. The current study examined the relationship between three aspects of IF and the math…
Descriptors: Fidelity, Intervention, Program Implementation, Mathematics Instruction
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Styck, Kara M.; Villarreal, Victor; Watkins, Marley W. – School Psychology, 2020
Reading depends on the integration of both cognitive and motivational factors, yet reading motivation has received little attention in the research literature. The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the psychometric properties of the Baylor Revision of the Motivation to Read Survey (B-MRS; Watkins & Browning, 2015) with a sample of…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Reading Motivation, Middle School Students, Factor Analysis
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Carlson, Janet F. – School Psychology, 2020
The article discusses salient factors that influence the current context within which homeschooling occurs. Individual states have applied various approaches to establish regulations that both preserve the rights of homeschooling parents and fulfill the state's obligation to ensure that its residents receive the education to which they are…
Descriptors: Home Schooling, Academic Achievement, Socialization, Special Education
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Dennison, Andrea; Lasser, Jon; Awtry Madres, Deidre; Lerma, Yasiry – School Psychology, 2020
Many families elect to educate their children at home rather than enroll them in school. Whereas each family maintains its own reasons for deciding to homeschool, a factor for some families, including families of color, may be found in their response to institutions and systems that have historical roots in inequality, that have intentionally or…
Descriptors: Home Schooling, Family Characteristics, Decision Making, Individual Power
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DeRish, Rachel M.; Kratochwill, Thomas R.; Garbacz, S. Andrew – School Psychology, 2020
The purpose of this study was to explore the efficacy and acceptability of problem-solving consultation for homeschooling families with children who exhibited externalizing behavior problems. Three families participated, with multiple siblings participating from each family. Six children were male and 1 child was female. Children's ages ranged…
Descriptors: Home Schooling, Problem Solving, Behavior Problems, Consultation Programs
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Guterman, Oz; Neuman, Ari – School Psychology, 2020
The increased scope and percentage of children being homeschooled raise questions about the impact of this framework on the child's world. One of the issues that has not been adequately studied with regard to homeschooling is whether the emotional and personal problems of parents have greater impact on children who are homeschooled. The present…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Attachment Behavior, Home Schooling, Behavior Problems
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Briesch, Amy M.; Chafouleas, Sandra M.; Cintron, Dakota W.; McCoach, D. Betsy – School Psychology, 2020
Previous research has suggested that multiple factors beyond acceptability alone (e.g., feasibility, external supports) may interact to determine whether consumers will use an intervention or assessment in practice. The Usage Rating Profile for Supporting Students' Behavioral Needs (URP-NEEDS) was developed in order to provide a simultaneous…
Descriptors: Student Needs, Student Behavior, Likert Scales, Measurement
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Woodcock, Stuart; Howard, Steven J.; Ehrich, John – School Psychology, 2020
Standardized testing is ubiquitous in educational assessment, but questions have been raised about the extent to which these test scores accurately reflect students' genuine knowledge and skills. To more rigorously investigate this issue, the current study employed a within-subject experimental design to examine item format effects on primary…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Grade 3, Test Items, Test Format
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