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Todd, Anne W.; Algozzine, Bob; Horner, Robert H.; Preston, Angela I.; Cusumano, Dale; Algozzine, Kate – Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 2019
We report here the type of problems and solutions that 38 school teams reported during a randomized wait-list controlled trial of one problem-solving approach (Team Initiated Problem Solving [TIPS]). The experimental results from that analysis are reported elsewhere. The purpose of this article is to summarize companion descriptive data from this…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Educational Environment, Randomized Controlled Trials, Elementary School Teachers
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Hull, Marie; Duch, Katherine – Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 2019
This article uses a difference-in-differences strategy to evaluate the impact of a one-to-one laptop program. Teaching practices changed with the introduction of the program, and the district worked to make wireless Internet more accessible in the community. We find that while short-term impacts of the program were statistically insignificant,…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Laptop Computers, Outcomes of Education, Influence of Technology
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Cabell, Sonia Q.; Zucker, Tricia A.; DeCoster, Jamie; Melo, Carolina; Forston, Lindsay; Hamre, Bridget – Early Education and Development, 2019
Research Findings: This study examined the association between interactive book reading quality and prekindergarten children's gains in language and literacy skills over the course of an academic year for 96 teachers and 417 children across multiple locations in the United States. Two moderators were examined, namely, children's initial skill…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Books, Story Reading
Mann, Sharmila – Education Commission of the States, 2019
This Policy Brief provides a detailed look at 529 education savings plans -- investment accounts with tax advantages -- including a breakdown of maximum annual dollar amounts and state tax deductions allowed, state responses to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, information on legislation in 2018 that changes eligible expenses allowed under 529 plans and…
Descriptors: Investment, Taxes, Federal State Relationship, State Policy
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Wretman, Christopher J.; Rizo, Cynthia Fraga; Macy, Rebecca J.; Guo, Shenyang; Ermentrout, Dania – Research on Social Work Practice, 2019
Purpose: A growing subpopulation of intimate partner violence (IPV) victims comprises mothers who have been mandated to services by either the court system or child protective services (CPS). Two human service agencies in the United States developed a 13-week novel intervention to address these women. All participants were assigned to the…
Descriptors: Intervention, Violence, Interpersonal Relationship, Family Violence
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Tripodi, Stephen J.; Mennicke, Annelise M.; McCarter, Susan A.; Ropes, Katie – Research on Social Work Practice, 2019
Objective: This study assessed the effectiveness of Seeking Safety on depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) with incarcerated women. Method: A randomized controlled trial (N = 40) was used to analyze Seeking Safety's effectiveness compared to a treatment-as-usual control group. Analyses of covariance were used to assess differences…
Descriptors: Females, Safety, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Institutionalized Persons
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Cruz, Laura – Journal of Faculty Development, 2019
The instructional innovation incubator (i3) model is a fully immersive, multi-campus, residential experience designed to address the wicked problem of online teaching and learning. This paper details how we used design thinking to hatch, design, prototype and implement the i3 model, a radical departure from conventional practice in educational…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Educational Technology, Models, Design
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Williams, Ray – Journal of Museum Education, 2019
In response to current tensions around U.S. immigration policies and the expression of diverse religious identities, the author presents a case study in which a university art museum engaged local children and adults to share images and stories of their experience as practitioners of five of the world's major religions. These contemporary, local…
Descriptors: Museums, Intergroup Relations, Judaism, Religious Cultural Groups
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Fusarelli, Bonnie C.; Fusarelli, Lance D.; Drake, Timothy A. – Journal of Research on Leadership Education, 2019
Developing effective educational leaders is fundamentally and irrevocably an interpersonal, relational process--one that requires face-to-face contact, deep thought, deliberation, reflection, engagement, and interaction. It requires cultivation of the habits of heart, mind, and soul. For nearly a decade, the faculty at North Carolina State…
Descriptors: State Universities, Principals, Administrator Education, Curriculum Development
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Underwood, Zackary; Ganser, Stephanie – College and University, 2019
Spring admission is an undergraduate admissions strategy for traditional incoming freshmen. "Spring admission is a strategy to fill spots that empty in the spring when students graduate early or study abroad" (Hussain 2017). Admitting spring students is also a way to replace tuition dollars lost due to fall-admitted students'…
Descriptors: College Admission, Undergraduate Students, College Freshmen, Public Colleges
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Behnke, Andrew O.; Bodenhamer, Aysha; McDonald, Taylor; Robledo, Mayra – Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 2019
The Juntos Program empowers Latina/o students and their families to gain the knowledge and resources necessary for academic success in high school and college. This is made possible via four interlinking components: Family Engagement; 4-H Clubs; Success Coaching and Mentoring; and a Juntos Summer Academy. Nineteen focus groups with participants in…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Hispanic American Students, Student Empowerment, Academic Achievement
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Qin, Wenjuan; Kingston, Helen C.; Kim, James S. – First Language, 2019
Book retelling has been frequently used as an indicator of children's reading proficiency. However, how children's performance varies across retelling narrative and expository texts and whether that has different implications for reading proficiency remains understudied. The present study examined 85 high-poverty second- and third-graders'…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Reading Skills, Reading Processes, Instructional Effectiveness
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Bullard, Lisa G.; Felder, Richard M. – Chemical Engineering Education, 2019
A new chemical engineering faculty member can get a significant career head start by team-teaching the material and energy balance course with a mentor--an excellent instructor who has taught that course many times. The experience gives the mentee modeling and guided practice in research-validated teaching practices, and substantially reduces the…
Descriptors: Chemical Engineering, Team Teaching, College Faculty, Beginning Teachers
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Rivenbark, Joshua G.; Copeland, William E.; Davisson, Erin K.; Gassman-Pines, Anna; Hoyle, Rick H.; Piontak, Joy R.; Russell, Michael A.; Skinner, Ann T.; Odgers, Candice L. – Developmental Psychology, 2019
Adolescents in the United States live amid high levels of concentrated poverty and increasing income inequality. Poverty is robustly linked to adolescents' mental health problems; however, less is known about how perceptions of their social status and exposure to local area income inequality relate to mental health. Participants consisted of a…
Descriptors: Social Status, Mental Health, Early Adolescents, Evidence
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Peuler, Mollie; McCallister, Kelly C. – Journal of Library & Information Services in Distance Learning, 2019
Planning and implementing online professional development opportunities is challenging but attainable. This paper explains how a group of librarians from different institutions worked to plan, market, implement, and evaluate monthly webinars as well as an inaugural online conference, despite never meeting in person. The web conferences began…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Teleconferencing, Librarians, Program Development
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