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Gregory, Anne; Clawson, Kathleen; Davis, Alycia; Gerewitz, Jennifer – Journal of Educational & Psychological Consultation, 2016
Restorative approaches to school discipline are increasingly being implemented throughout the United States in an attempt to reduce reliance on suspension and eradicate the racial discipline gap. Yet, little is known about the experience of students in classrooms utilizing restorative practices (RP). This study draws on student surveys (N = 412)…
Descriptors: Regression (Statistics), Discipline, Referral, Teacher Student Relationship
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Rappolt-Schlichtmann, Gabrielle; Daley, Samantha G.; Lim, Seoin; Lapinski, Scott; Robinson, Kristin H.; Johnson, Mindy – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2013
Science notebooks can play a critical role in activity-based science learning, but the tasks of recording, organizing, analyzing, and interpreting data create barriers that impede science learning for many students. This study (a) assessed in a randomized controlled trial the potential for a web-based science notebook designed using the Universal…
Descriptors: Elementary School Science, Access to Education, Student Journals, Computer Uses in Education
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Eddy, Sarah L.; Hogan, Kelly A. – CBE - Life Sciences Education, 2014
At the college level, the effectiveness of active-learning interventions is typically measured at the broadest scales: the achievement or retention of all students in a course. Coarse-grained measures like these cannot inform instructors about an intervention's relative effectiveness for the different student populations in their classrooms or…
Descriptors: College Students, Active Learning, Intervention, Academic Achievement
McIntosh, Joshua Grant – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This study examined the impact of basic skills curricular learning communities on academically underprepared community college students to determine if participation in such programs significantly contributed to student persistence from year one to year two. The conceptual framework that informed this study was Tinto's (1993) longitudinal model of…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Basic Skills, Two Year College Students, Community Colleges
Redding, Larry R. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This study explored the long-term benefits of the Reading Recovery ® program for economically disadvantaged students who were successfully discontinued after the first grade. The hypothesis was tested that students exiting first grade with grade-level reading abilities and with similar low socio-economic status (economically disadvantaged), who…
Descriptors: Sustained Silent Reading, Reading Instruction, Reading Programs, Economically Disadvantaged
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Kersaint, Gladis; Dogbey, James; Barber, Jeff; Kephart, David – Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2011
This study investigated outcomes (achievement, attitude, and retention) of college algebra students who had access to an online tutoring resource using a pre-posttest control group design. Students in the experimental groups were provided access to an online tutoring service unlike the students in the control group. Both groups had access to other…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Help Seeking, Tutorial Programs
Schoen, Harold, Ed.; Ziebarth, Steven W., Ed.; Hirsch, Christian R., Ed.; BrckaLorenz, Allison, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2010
The study reported in this volume adds to the growing body of evaluation studies that focus on the use of NSF-funded Standards-based high school mathematics curricula. Most previous evaluations have studied the impact of field-test versions of a curriculum. Since these innovative curricula were so new at the time of many of these studies, students…
Descriptors: Mathematics Curriculum, High School Students, Teacher Behavior, School Surveys
Bandyopadhyay, Pamela – ProQuest LLC, 2010
This study examined the effects of two types of course delivery systems (learning community classroom environments versus stand-alone classroom environments) on the achievement of students who were simultaneously enrolled in remedial and college-level social science courses at an inner city open-enrollment public community college. This study was…
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Focus Groups, Academic Achievement, Transfer of Training
Bringle, Robert G.; Hatcher, Julie A.; Muthiah, Richard N. – Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, 2010
Retention of college students is a priority of all colleges and universities. This research investigated whether or not student enrollment in a service-learning course in the fall semester of college was related to (a) intentions to stay on that campus, based on self-reports at the end of the semester, and (b) re-enrollment the following fall on…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Enrollment, Academic Persistence, College Freshmen
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Lane, Kathleen Lynne; Graham, Steve; Harris, Karen R.; Little, M. Annette; Sandmel, Karin; Brindle, Mary – Journal of Special Education, 2010
The effects of a secondary academic intervention implemented within the context of a three-tiered, positive behavior support model were examined in this study. Second-grade students with limited writing skills who also had either externalizing or internalizing behavior patterns were identified for participation using schoolwide data. Students…
Descriptors: Story Grammar, Behavior Patterns, Intervention, Females