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Hartman, Nancy C. – Reading Teacher, 1974
Suggests more stringent use of task analysis in identifying and teaching reading subskills and the use of reinforcement contingencies which make it worthwhile for the child to tolerate frustration when teaching remedial reading to children with low frustration tolerance levels. (TO)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Reading Diagnosis, Reading Difficulties, Reading Difficulty
Bakunas, Boris – Principal, 2001
Procrastinators harbor unrealistic attitudes that promote needless delay and engender obstructive feelings such as performance anxiety, low frustration tolerance, and resentment. Common procrastination pitfalls include escapism, overpreparation, overwork, overcommitment, poor work conditions, and rationalization. Planning and prioritizing helps…
Descriptors: Administrator Behavior, Behavior Modification, Elementary Education, Guidelines
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Shaughnessy, Michael F.; Scott, Patricia Carol – 1985
This paper addresses issues regarding the hyperactive child, the impulsive child, and the low frustration tolerance child. It points out the subjectivity involved in identifying children as hyperactive, and outlines various forms of hyperactivity: the child who is in constant movement, the child who manages control in school but exhibits whirlwind…
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Behavior Problems, Child Rearing, Conceptual Tempo
Abrams, Jules C. – Learning Disabilities: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 1984
The article proposes a dynamic-developmental-interaction approach to individuals with learning disabilities (LD) which addresses the absence of certain fundamental ego skills. Emotional conomitants to LD (such as low frustration tolerance and overcompensation) are noted, and intervention techniques based on the dynamic-developmental interaction…
Descriptors: Developmental Stages, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Problems, Intervention
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Humphrey, Laura Lynn – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1982
Compared parallel scales of children's self-control developed for teachers and children. Self-control ratings by teachers and children related to naturalistic observations and to teacher ratings of frustration tolerance and acting-out/aggressive problems. Teachers' ratings of self-control related to IQ and achievement. Supported the validity of…
Descriptors: Behavior Rating Scales, Elementary School Students, Evaluation Methods, Intermediate Grades
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Deaton, Ann V.; And Others – Occupational Therapy in Health Care, 1987
A work program is described that was designed for the brain-injured population. The program addresses cognitive abilities that may be affected by brain injury (orientation, attention, memory, sequencing and problem solving) and possible socioemotional changes (disinhibition, anger control, frustration tolerance, and emotional ability). Case…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Cognitive Processes, Emotional Problems, Employment Potential
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DeMar, James – Social Work in Education, 1997
Reports on a primary preventive intervention that prevents future chemical dependency in children (N=57). Results indicate substantial increases in internal locus of control, frustration tolerance, and assertive social skills, along with decreases in acting-out behavior. Findings suggest that school social workers can provide effective…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Grade 4, Grade 5, Group Guidance
Henley, Martin – Pointer, 1987
In this discussion of Fritz Redl's model of ego dysfunction in disturbed children, tasks the mature ego must accomplish are described, such as frustration tolerance, temptation resistance, realism about rules and routines, and exposure to competitive challenges. The model's educational applications involve assessment of discipline problems,…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Child Development, Discipline, Discipline Problems
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Graham, John R.; Strenger, Virginia E. – Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 1988
Reviews research concerning the usefulness of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory in identification of alcoholics' personality characteristics. Discusses scales, profile configurations, and item analyses. Finds no single personality type characteristic of all alcoholics, although six cluster types occur with consistency. Alcoholics…
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Alcoholism, Individual Characteristics, Personality Assessment
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Thompson, William E.; Dodder, Richard A. – Youth and Society, 1983
Examines the extent to which variation in self-reported delinquency is explained by the seven containment variables (favorable self-concept, goal orientation, frustration tolerance, retention of norms, internalization of rules, availability of meaningful roles, and group reinforcement), and focuses on racial and sex differences in self-reported…
Descriptors: Behavior Standards, Blacks, Delinquency, Females
Lange, Matthew – Cambridge University Press, 2011
In "Educations in Ethnic Violence", Matthew Lange explores the effects education has on ethnic violence. Lange contradicts the widely-held belief that education promotes peace and tolerance. Rather, Lange finds that education commonly contributes to aggression, especially in environments with ethnic divisions, limited resources, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Statistical Analysis, Politics of Education, Violence
Benoit, Marilyn B. – Alliance for Childhood, 2005
Many children are now on the Internet receiving almost instant responses to queries. Groups can form instant "chat rooms," creating rapid virtual social gatherings. A recent cartoon by Mike Twohy in the Washington Post (1/11/00) depicted a young boy leaving the family dinner table in anger while shouting "Fine- I'll go talk to my chat room…
Descriptors: Values Education
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Cruikshank, Maureen – International Journal of Early Childhood, 2001
Used writing samples, informal observations, and formal interviews and observations over 6 weeks to document a 4-year-old's emergent writing process. Found that the subject made the transition from the pre-phonetic to the semi-phonetic writing stages at an early age. Also found that young children's low tolerance level for frustration has…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Childrens Writing, Developmental Stages, Early Childhood Education
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Sbarra, David A.; Pianta, Robert C. – Psychology in the Schools, 2001
Examines teacher-rated behavior problems and competencies during the first two years of formal schooling among African American and Caucasian children. Found a significant main effect for race for both behavior problems and competencies in repeated measures analyses. Data indicate that African American children did not maintain age-appropriate…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Black Students, Primary Education, Racial Differences
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Koch, Steven P. – Intervention in School and Clinic, 2010
Student meltdowns can be a frequent source of discouragement for teachers. Mild to moderate verbal outbursts, anger, defacing instructional materials, and withdrawal can cause the most seasoned teacher to wonder if there is a way to help students constructively deal with their frustrations without losing control. There can be situations in which a…
Descriptors: Intervention, Student Attitudes, Aggression, Behavior Modification
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