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Bosworth, Kris; Garcia, Rafael; Judkins, Maryann; Saliba, Mark – Journal of School Violence, 2018
Bullying in secondary schools is a serious concern for educators and parents. The relationship between bullying and school climate has been identified and strategies to improve school climate are available. The importance of leadership in shaping school climate has been well documented. This exploratory study explores the role of leadership in…
Descriptors: Bullying, Educational Environment, High School Students, Leadership Role
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Vilalta, Carlos J.; Fondevila, Gustavo – Journal of School Violence, 2018
Mexico, like other countries in Latin America, is currently facing significant problems with regard to juvenile antisocial behavior and crime. The current study explores some of the factors associated with school vandalism in public high schools. Multilevel modeling with survey data from 22,345 students from 249 schools, acquired over two years,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Vandalism, Antisocial Behavior
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Adigüzel, Büsra; Gelen, Ertugrul; Mirzeoglu, Dilsad; Yildiz, Suat; Sert, Volkan – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
The purpose of the study was to examine the acute effects of open and closed skill warmings on change of direction and reactive speed performance. 113 high school students participated in the study voluntarily. The students were divided into three groups as general warming (GW), open skill warming (OSW) and closed skill warming (CSW). Reactive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Athletics, Athletes
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Siyez, Digdem M. – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2018
The study aimed to examine the effects of perceived social support from teachers, expectation of academic achievement, school control, and gender on anger dimensions in high school students in Izmir, Turkey. In total, 446 high school students (234 girls, 212 boys) participated in the study. Pearson's correlation and multiple regression analyses…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, High School Students, Multiple Regression Analysis, Academic Achievement
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Koca, Nusret; Yildirim, Ramazan – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2018
This research was designed in the screening model to determine the opinions of high school students on tourism effects and geography-tourism relations. The data were gathered from 760 students who were educated in high schools in the central district of Kütahya, identified by cluster sampling method. The data were collected with the help of a…
Descriptors: Tourism, High School Students, Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes
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Tran, Dung; Tarr, James E. – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2018
Through the lenses of statistical investigations and cognitive demands, we examined bivariate data tasks offered in US high school mathematics textbook series--a popular representative of three curriculum types: traditional, integrated, and hybrid. We developed a framework grounded in literature of association topics for the inclusion and…
Descriptors: High Schools, Secondary School Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Textbooks
Villavicencio, Adriana; Klevan, Sarah; Kemple, James – Research Alliance for New York City Schools, 2018
"The Expanded Success Initiative: Challenges and Progress in the Pursuit of College and Career Readiness for Black and Latino Young Men" synthesizes findings from the Research Alliance's four-year evaluation of Expanded Success Initiative (ESI). This report, draws on hundreds of interviews and focus groups with ESI school leaders,…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, African American Students, Hispanic American Students
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Malloy, JoAnne M.; Bohanon, Hank; Francoeur, Kathryn – Journal of Educational & Psychological Consultation, 2018
The quality of a school's social environment is critically related to student outcomes, including academic performance, attendance, student behavior, and high school completion rates. New Hampshire engaged in a dropout prevention initiative between 2006 and 2012 that focused on implementation of the multitiered Positive Behavioral Interventions…
Descriptors: Positive Behavior Supports, High Schools, Case Studies, High School Students
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Chen, Jin; Zerquera, Desiree – Education and Urban Society, 2018
Focusing on a cohort of high school students from a Midwest metropolitan region, this study combines multiple sources of data and uses a multinomial logistic regression to model student postsecondary choices with respect to whether and where to attend college. Specifically, we examined the enrollment patterns by proximity to the home region and…
Descriptors: High School Students, College Choice, Regression (Statistics), Enrollment
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Davidovitch, Nitza – Journal of Education and e-Learning Research, 2018
Google is celebrating its 20th anniversary--and the internet has become an inseparable part of the lives of adults, teens, and children. In awareness of the problems and challenges posed by the new world, various software programs have been developed, among them NetSpark (henceforth: the program), which make it possible to block and/or filter…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Singh, Rajni; Choudhary, Sanjiv Kumar – International Journal of Learning and Change, 2018
This paper reports the findings of the study on the relationship between socio-economic status (SES) variables and students' achievement in learning ESL (AESL) in a few selected secondary schools of India. Through this study an attempt has been made to predict which variable of SES affect students' AESL. A questionnaire survey has been used to…
Descriptors: High School Students, English (Second Language), Language Proficiency, Socioeconomic Status
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Apawu, Jones; Owusu-Ansah, Nana Akosua; Akayuure, Peter – European Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2018
The aim of this study was to examine the working processes employed by Ghanaian senior high school students when dealing with tiling pool problem algebraically. The study employed survey design, with a total sample of 304 Senior High School Form 1 students from three Senior High Schools in the Central Region of Ghana. Data were collected through…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Algebra, Mathematics Instruction
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Battista, Rebecca A.; West, Stephanie T. – American Journal of Health Education, 2018
Background: In order to promote physical activity among youth, it is critical that communities offer options beyond sports that still provide similar health benefits. Purpose: Given the appeal of technology among today's youth, the purpose of our study was to evaluate geocaching as a technology-based platform for promoting physical activity in…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Youth Opportunities, Technology Uses in Education, High School Students
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Lodewyk, Ken R. – Educational Psychology, 2018
Trait personality has been associated with achievement and many of its related outcomes in settings such as education, health, physical activity and sport. Scant trait personality research has been performed among school-age students in physical education, so this study investigates relations between the six-dimension (HEXACO) model of trait…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Anxiety, Self Efficacy, Correlation
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Ozkurt, Burhan; Alpay, Cemal Berkan – Asian Journal of Education and Training, 2018
The purpose of this study is to determine the personality characteristics of the students who study at the High School of Physical Education and Sports and to determine the differences between the personalities according to the demographic characteristics of them. The "Proactive Personality Scale" was used for collecting research data.…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, High School Students, Physical Education, Demography
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