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Blom-Hoffman, Jessica; Wilcox, Kaila R.; Dunn, Liam; Leff, Stephen S.; Power, Thomas J. – School Psychology Review, 2008
Family-school collaboration related to children's physical development has become increasingly important as childhood obesity rates continue to rise. The present study described the development and implementation of a literacy-based, family component of a school-based health education program and investigated its viability, acceptability, and…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Obesity, Intervention
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Matheson, Andrea Starkweather; Shriver, Mark D. – School Psychology Review, 2005
This study examined the effects of effective command training with teachers on students' compliance rates and academic engagement. Three target students were selected who were exhibiting compliance rates substantially below peers. The students' teachers were taught how to provide effective commands. Results indicated that students' rates of…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Compliance (Psychology), Classroom Techniques, Student Participation
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DiGennaro, Florence D.; Martens, Brian K.; McIntyre, Laura Lee – School Psychology Review, 2005
The current study examined the extent to which treatment integrity was increased and maintained for 4 teachers in their regular classroom settings as a result of performance feedback and negative reinforcement. Teachers received daily written feedback about their accuracy in implementing an intervention and were able to avoid meeting with a…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Intervention, Behavior Modification, Integrity