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Parent Knowledge Of School Rules And Proactive Behaviors In Children: Implications Of A Parent Education And Involvement Program Conducted At The Helena Head Start, Molly Hedrick Apr 1998

Parent Knowledge Of School Rules And Proactive Behaviors In Children: Implications Of A Parent Education And Involvement Program Conducted At The Helena Head Start, Molly Hedrick

Psychology Undergraduate Theses

The effects of a specific parent involvement strategy on proactive behaviors in children were studied in this experiment. Four classrooms, two experimental groups and two control groups, from the Helena Head Start volunteered to take part in the study. The parents from the experimental classrooms received three weeks of educational materials based on three rules at Head Start ("walking feet," "inside voices," and "take care of your hands") and how they are taught. Pre-test data (before the parents received the materials) and post-test data (after the parents received the materials) were collected on the children's performance of these rules ...


The Value Of Peer Mediation In Reducing Conflict Behavior, Amy Nikolaisen Apr 1995

The Value Of Peer Mediation In Reducing Conflict Behavior, Amy Nikolaisen

Psychology Undergraduate Theses

The purpose of this research project was to determine if a particular peer mediation program reduced the incidence of conflict on playgrounds. The difference between observed conflict behaviors at Clancy Elementary School before and after the implementation of the Conflict Management program was examined. The student population (n = 372) of Clancy Elementary consisting of grades K-8, participated in the study. The subjects were observed during recesses before and after the implementation of the Conflict Management program. The data was compared between the two observation periods. Results indicate that the Conflict Management program was effective in reducing conflict behaviors on the ...