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Huang, Francis L.; Lewis, Crystal; Cohen, Daniel R.; Prewitt, Sara; Herman, Keith – Grantee Submission, 2018
Students involved in bullying experience mental health issues and negative psychosocial outcomes. Few studies have investigated how teacher-student relationships (TSRs) may buffer the negative outcomes experienced by students involved in bullying. To investigate the moderating role of TSRs with bullying involvement status and psychosocial…
Descriptors: Bullying, Teacher Student Relationship, Mental Health, Psychological Patterns
Caldarella, Paul; Larsen, Ross A. A.; Williams, Leslie; Wehby, Joseph H.; Wills, Howard P.; Kamps, Debra M. – Grantee Submission, 2017
Numerous well validated academic progress monitoring tools are used in schools, but there are fewer behavioral progress monitoring measures available. Some brief behavior rating scales have been shown to be effective in monitoring students' progress, but most focus only on students' social skills and do not address critical academic-related…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Interpersonal Competence, Classroom Environment, Elementary Schools
Caldarella, Paul; Larsen, Ross A. A.; Williams, Leslie; Wills, Howard P.; Kamps, Debra M.; Wehby, Joseph H. – Grantee Submission, 2017
Students with deficits in social skills have been found to experience both short- and long-term problems, including interpersonal conflicts and academic difficulties. These problems are compounded for students with emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD). Class-wide function-related intervention teams (CW-FIT), a multi-tiered classroom management…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Behavior Disorders, Emotional Disturbances, Interpersonal Competence
Schaper, Andrew; McIntosh, Kent; Hoselton, Robert – Grantee Submission, 2016
The purpose of this study was to document within-year fidelity growth during installation and initial implementation of School-Wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (SWPBIS). Participants included school teams from schools throughout the United States that were in years one to four of SWPBIS implementation and routinely evaluated…
Descriptors: Fidelity, Program Implementation, Positive Behavior Supports, Check Lists
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Ford, Karen L.; Invernizzi, Marcia A.; Meyer, J. Patrick – Grantee Submission, 2015
The goal of the current study was to determine whether Concept of Word in Text (COW-T) predicts later sight word reading achievement in Spanish, as it does in English. COW-T requires that children have beginning sound awareness, automatic recognition of letters and letter sounds, and the ability to coordinate these skills to finger point…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Word Recognition, Spanish, Emergent Literacy
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Ford, Karen L.; Invernizzi, Marcia; Huang, Francis L. – Grantee Submission, 2014
The current study explored a possible continuum of spelling features that children receiving literacy instruction in Spanish might be expected to master in Grades 1-3. We administered a developmental spelling inventory representing nine distinct Spanish spelling features to 864 students in bilingual and dual language schools across the U.S.…
Descriptors: Spelling, Spanish, Bilingual Education, Phoneme Grapheme Correspondence
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Huang, Francis L.; Ford, Karen L.; Invernizzi, Marcia; Fan, Xitao – Grantee Submission, 2013
We investigated the latent factor structure of the "Phonological Awareness Literacy Screening for Kindergarteners" in Spanish ("PALS español K"). Participants included 590 Spanish-speaking, public-school kindergarteners from five states. Three theoretically-guided factor structures were measured and tested with one half of our…
Descriptors: Phonological Awareness, Kindergarten, Screening Tests, Spanish Speaking