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50 Years of ERIC
The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is celebrating its 50th Birthday! First opened on May 15th, 1964 ERIC continues the long tradition of ongoing innovation and enhancement.

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Hamm, Ellen M.; Harper, Kelly A. – Reading & Writing Quarterly, 2014
Researchers used a kindergarten screening to identify kindergarten students at risk for difficulties in reading (phonological awareness) and writing (fine motor and perceptual skills) prior to beginning the school year. Of the 102 incoming kindergarten students, 54 showed signs of reading or writing difficulties. These 54 children participated in…
Descriptors: Response to Intervention, Enrichment Activities, Kindergarten, Role Perception
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King, Patricia M. – About Campus, 2014
Founding "About Campus" Executive Editor Patricia M. King discusses her concerns about what she sees as the unnecessary split between the institutional and the individual approach to supporting student learning and provides a forward-looking model to merge the two.
Descriptors: Learning Experience, Student Experience, Student Development, Organizational Development
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Dierks, Pay O.; Höffler, Tim N.; Parchmann, Ilka – Research in Science & Technological Education, 2014
Background: Interest is assumed to be relevant for students' learning processes. Many studies have investigated students' interest in science; most of them however have not offered differentiated insights into the structure and elements of this interest. Purpose: The aim of this study is to obtain a precise image of secondary school…
Descriptors: Profiles, Science Interests, Student Interests, Secondary School Students
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Renzulli, Joe; Reis, Sally; Shaughnessy, Michael F – Gifted Education International, 2014
In this reflective conversation, Dr. Joe Renzulli and Dr. Sally Reis respond to questions about the newly developed Renzulli Learning System. They discuss the system in light of the Schoolwide Enrichment Model (SEM) and provide information regarding its use with curriculum compacting and Renzulli's "Three Ring Conceptualization of…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Academically Gifted, Curriculum Development, Internet
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Houghton, Chris – Gifted Education International, 2014
The study was conducted during the Easter holidays of 2010 at Rawmarsh City Learning Centre with 16 students from school years 8 to 11 who had participated, during their infant years, in a gifted and talented Key Stage One Enrichment Cluster. The students represented a wide range of backgrounds, and five were identified as being on the autistic…
Descriptors: Gifted, Secondary School Students, Talent, Enrichment Activities
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Sacks, Chana; Shay, Sophie; Repplinger, Lyra; Leffel, Kristin R.; Sapolich, Shannon G.; Suskind, Elizabeth; Tannenbaum, Sally; Suskind, Dana – Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 2014
This pilot study explored the potential for Project ASPIRE to effect behavior change in a sample of 11 parents of children with hearing loss who were from typically underserved populations, such as families from backgrounds of low socioeconomic status or families who speak English as a second language. The study consisted of one education session,…
Descriptors: Deaf Interpreting, Intervention, Behavior Change, Parent Education
Meece, Darrell – Online Submission, 2013
The current investigation examined continuity from 9-months to 4-years of age in father-child interaction in instrumental child care activities, as well as enrichment and play activities, using data collected from 8,450 children with residential fathers included in the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Birth Cohort (ECLS-B). Additionally, social…
Descriptors: Social Development, Young Children, Fathers, Gender Differences
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Langan, Kathleen A.; Sachs, Dianna E. – Public Services Quarterly, 2013
Although it is well known that music can affect cognitive processes, little research has been conducted examining the influence of background music on students in information literacy classrooms. In 2010, librarians at Western Michigan University investigated the effect of background music on student engagement and retention of information…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Learner Engagement, Information Literacy, Student Attitudes
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Symonds, Lynne; Jackson, Graham – School Science Review, 2013
The Association for Science Education (ASE) has been involved in exchanges with various countries in a number of ways. Teachers from all over the world visit the Annual Conference and their own associations have often used ASE methods in developing their own programmes. The responsibilities of the International Committee of ASE range from…
Descriptors: Science Education, Professional Associations, Science Course Improvement Projects, Institutional Characteristics
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Owens, Michael A. – Review of Higher Education, 2013
This article stems from a grounded theory study of leadership among urban youth. It reports the perspective of students in a college preparation program by examining how they participated in leadership. Data were collected from semi-structured interviews, focus groups, and field observations of 20 incoming college freshmen. Students conceptualized…
Descriptors: Student Leadership, Student Participation, Cooperation, Urban Youth
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Harlen, Wynne – School Science Review, 2013
This article focuses on the role of the Association for Science Education (ASE) in supporting and developing policy and practice in primary school science. It first sets the events after the formation of ASE in 1963 in the context of what went before. It then takes a mainly chronological view of some, but by no means all, of ASE's activities…
Descriptors: Elementary School Science, Professional Associations, Organizational Theories, Educational Policy
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Ramsden, Phil; Ling, Jonathan; Broadbridge, Norma – School Science Review, 2013
Viewed by someone with no involvement, the Association for Science Education (ASE) Annual Conference will seem like an impossibly ambitious task, relying significantly on volunteers (though increasingly supported by a small permanent staff) to organise and run it. Developed from events already established in the former associations, it offers a…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Annual Reports, Meetings, Science Education
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Frietas, Antoinette; Wright, Erin Kahunawaikaala; Balutski, Brandi Jean Nalani; Wu, Pearl – Educational Perspectives, 2013
Conventional theories of student development are often used to explain student persistence, attrition, amd marticulation in education and thus formulate the basis for student retention models. Student development theories fail to consider the diverse set of socioeconomic cultural and academic experiences of Indigenous peoples, in this case…
Descriptors: Student Development, Summer Programs, Program Descriptions, Socioeconomic Influences
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Ong, Chye Hin; Dimmock, Clive – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2013
This article describes a grounded theory constructed from a study of Singapore neighbourhood secondary school principals' engagement of their lowest stream, the Normal Technical students, in their schools. This substantive theory is labelled the "theory of selective engagement". It implies that how principals engage their lowest streamed students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grounded Theory, Academic Ability, Low Achievement
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Green, Joanne; Matthews, Susan; Carter, Emilie; Fabrizio, John; Hoover, Jane; Schoenfeld, Naomi A. – Intervention in School and Clinic, 2013
Recent years have brought many changes to the ways in which schools in the United States address learning disabilities in their students. In an attempt to provide all students with appropriate reading instruction and to identify struggling students in a more timely manner, the 2004 revision of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act…
Descriptors: Student Needs, Response to Intervention, Learning Disabilities, Special Education
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