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Hébert, Thomas P. – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2019
The development of leadership talent in a gifted individual was the focus of this 15-year longitudinal case study. Four major themes explained the development of his leadership talent. Crucial family factors and support served as a foundation for his psychosocial development and contributed significantly to his talents as a leader. Emotional…
Descriptors: Talent Development, Leadership Training, Emotional Intelligence, Leadership Qualities
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Duman, Ahmet; Inel, Yusuf – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2019
The purpose of this study is to investigate the general trends of master dissertations written in Social Studies Education and performed in 2008-2014 years in terms of thematic and methodology. Document review was performed in study. The study group was included in all the master's thesis recorded at thesis database of Higher Education Council…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Masters Theses, Social Studies, Educational Trends
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Var, Levent; Cihan, Bekir Baris – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2019
In this study, it was aimed to determine the opinions of middle school, high school and university students about the unwanted and violent behaviors in sports. A total of 784 students (330 females, 454 males) studying in Kirsehir in 2017-2018 academic year participated in the study. A questionnaire consisting of two parts was developed by Seker…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, High School Students, College Students, Violence
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Develi, Fatih; Namdar, Bahadir – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2019
Scientific concepts are the building blocks of scientific thought and science communication. Therefore, to achieve scientific literacy it is necessary to construct and define the concepts accurately. In this study, the concept of friction force, which is frequently encountered in science textbooks, is discussed. The explanations of the concept in…
Descriptors: Physics, Scientific Concepts, Teaching Methods, Science Instruction
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Reid-Griffin, Angelia – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2019
Mentoring is a life-long approach to building positive, supportive relationships, self-confidence and increasing academic performance. In this article, I present how a college-based summer camp, designed to engage youth in increasing interests in STEM, Healthcare, and Teacher education, by helping youth build self-confidence and career interests…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, High School Students, College Students, College Faculty
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Solomon, Suzanne; Schaefer, Mary Beth – Middle School Journal, 2019
Providing authentic college experiences for students in the middle grades through a partnership with a local college can improve college readiness skills and leave students with a positive view of post-secondary possibilities and opportunities. This article describes a college immersion program--a weeklong college experience provided to all…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, College Bound Students, College School Cooperation, Experiential Learning
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Carnes, Nathan – Current Issues in Middle Level Education, 2019
Shifting demographics among racial and ethnic groups within the United States are reflected in the diversity of the middle grade student population, as they are members of longstanding racial groups or members of biracial or multiracial groups that have emerged. These diversities are causes for celebrations, but at the same time offer challenges…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Middle School Teachers, Cultural Awareness
Coen, Thomas; Nichols-Barrer, Ira; Gleason, Philip – Mathematica, 2019
This issue brief presents results of a long-term tracking study that follows 1,177 students who applied to enter 1 of 13 oversubscribed KIPP [Knowledge Is Power Program] middle schools through a 5th- or 6th-grade admissions lottery in 2008 or 2009. Those students are now old enough to have attended college for at least two years. This study uses a…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Middle Schools, College Attendance, Program Effectiveness
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Bull, Prince Hycy, Ed.; Keengwe, Jared, Ed. – IGI Global, 2019
Digital integration is the driving force of teaching and learning at all levels of education. As more non-traditional students seek credentialing, certification, and degrees, institutions continue to push the boundaries of innovative practices to meet the needs of diverse students. Programs and faculty have moved from merely using technology and…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Technological Advancement, Learner Engagement, Story Telling
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Zhang, Xiaopeng; Dong, Xiaoli – Second Language Research, 2019
The interaction between input frequency and constructional interference receives little attention in second language (L2) research. Two studies were conducted to test the effect of this interaction. Study 1 examined effects of both Zipfian frequency (ZF) and balanced frequency (BF) on L2 learning of English subject-extracted relative clauses…
Descriptors: Linguistic Input, Second Language Learning, Language Research, English (Second Language)
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Von Dohlen, Heidi B.; Pinter, Holly H.; Winter, Kim K.; Ward, Sandy; Cody, Chip – Middle School Journal, 2019
This article explores how a laboratory middle school (LMS) serving students from low-performing elementary schools and students with academic or social-emotional challenges is developing as a trauma-responsive school. The authors explore the literature, school/community context, student cases, and the ways in which classroom and school-wide…
Descriptors: Trauma, Laboratory Schools, Educational Practices, At Risk Students
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Marraccini, Marisa E.; Lee, Seungeun; Chin, Andrew J. – School Mental Health, 2019
Youth returning to schools following psychiatric hospitalization are at high risk for mental health crises and rehospitalization. Yet, little is known about the current practices schools use to support student reintegration. This study administered a self-report questionnaire to 133 school psychologists across the nation to identify the prevalence…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, High School Students, Reentry Students, Psychiatric Hospitals
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Dahl, Heidi; Enge, Ole; Hansen, Torkel Haugan; Valenta, Anita – Mathematics Teacher Education and Development, 2019
In this study, we analyse 23 prospective teachers' lesson plans for short whole-class mathematics discussions held with students at a middle school. The plans are in the form of "lesson plays", where an imagined discussion between the teacher and students is written verbatim. We use the Knowledge Quartet as a framework to investigate…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Mathematics Instruction, Lesson Plans, Large Group Instruction
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López, Josué R. – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2019
I examine the development of my political clarity and its relation to the exercise of humanistic violence as a K-12 teacher in the United States. Reflecting upon my experiences as a classroom and community educator, I conclude that the mission of forging a new humanity is currently not possible from within the U.S. classroom. Presenting a series…
Descriptors: Political Attitudes, Elementary Secondary Education, Teacher Attitudes, Humanism
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Kakalia, Tiffnie; Carpenter, Dee-Ann; Lee, Winona K. – Educational Perspectives, 2019
I Ola Kohala is an educational pilot project that strengthens opportunities for middle and high school students in North Hawai?i to explore opportunities in higher education and health professions through strengthening cultural identity and civic responsibility. The program is also focused on delivering quality rural health education for health…
Descriptors: Educational Opportunities, Middle School Students, High School Students, Higher Education
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