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Hung, P. H.; Gao, Y. J.; Lin, R. – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2019
Since 2015, the Taiwan government has endeavoured to uphold maker education for all-level schools. In addition to "learning by doing" or "learning through play", maker education believed to have varied features that set it apart from preceding pedagogical approaches and have possibility to reform learners' requisite…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Workshops, Integrated Activities, Learning Activities
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Hoover, Sharon A.; Sapere, Heather; Lang, Jason M.; Nadeem, Erum; Dean, Kristin L.; Vona, Pamela – School Psychology Quarterly, 2018
The goal of the current article is to describe the implementation and outcomes of an innovative statewide dissemination approach of the evidence-based trauma intervention "Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS)". In the context of a 2-year statewide learning collaborative effort, 73 CBITS groups led by 20…
Descriptors: Trauma, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Mental Health, Intervention
Manning, Courtney Dominique – ProQuest LLC, 2018
There is a persistent gap in the representation of African American students in gifted programs in U.S. PK12 public schools. The students who are invited to gifted programs are overwhelmingly White. African American gifted students are under identified by their teachers in public schools in PK12 in the United States. Unawareness of cultural…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Case Studies, Student Recruitment, School Holding Power
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Gray, Sarah Anne; Dueck, Katherine; Rogers, Maria; Tannock, Rosemary – Educational Research, 2017
Background: A body of literature has emerged that links inattentive symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to poor academic achievement. Major variation across studies renders conclusions about this relationship complex. Purpose: This review will provide a qualitative synthesis of these studies that (1) use community samples…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Academic Achievement, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Meta Analysis
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Graham, Steve; Fishman, Evan J.; Reid, Robert; Hebert, Michael – Learning Disabilities Research & Practice, 2016
Students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders (ADHD) frequently experience significant difficulty mastering basic academic skills. This meta-analysis focuses on one specific potential area of learning difficulties for these students: namely, writing. To identify the extent and depth of the potential writing challenges faced by students…
Descriptors: Writing (Composition), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Meta Analysis, Academic Ability
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Januszyk, Rita; Miller, Emily C.; Lee, Okhee – Science Teacher, 2016
While student demographics continue to change nationwide, science achievement gaps persist, as measured by the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NCES 2012). As traditional racial and ethnic minority students have become the numeric majority (NCES 2013), teaching science for all increasingly means addressing diverse student populations.…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Science Education, Science Teachers, Student Diversity
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Çerçi, Arif – Educational Research and Reviews, 2016
The purpose of this study is to analyze writing activities in the student workbooks of a secondary-level Turkish language course (grades 5 to 8) according to the principles of progressive writing. The study is descriptive and employs content analysis as a qualitative research paradigm. The writing activities of the books in this study all…
Descriptors: Writing Instruction, Secondary School Students, Turkish, Workbooks
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Nesmith, Suzanne M.; Wynveen, Christopher J.; Dixon, Erin M.; Brooks, Bryan W.; Matson, Cole W.; Hockaday, William C.; Schaum, Megan A.; DeFillipo, John E. – International Journal of Science Education, Part B: Communication and Public Engagement, 2016
It has been determined that some 60% of wetlands worldwide have been destroyed in the last 100 years, and, for more than a decade, researchers have warned of a global freshwater imperative. In the context of these environmental deteriorations and ecological crises, teaching about environmental issues and ways to preserve the world's environment…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Effectiveness, Elementary School Students
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Armstrong, Tess; Lee, Hong-Min; Napper-Owen, Gloria – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2016
Even with school-based efforts, many young people remain inactive. For school-age children, physical activity levels may be increased through participation in physical education or other organized physical activities throughout the school day. The implementation of a comprehensive school physical activity program (CSPAP) within the school…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Physical Activity Level, Physical Education, Clubs
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Witherspoon, Eben B.; Schunn, Christian D.; Higashi, Ross M.; Baehr, Emily C. – International Journal of STEM Education, 2016
Background: Robotics competitions are increasingly popular and potentially provide an on-ramp to computer science, which is currently highly gender imbalanced. However, within competitive robotics teams, student participation in programming is not universal. This study gathered surveys from over 500 elementary, middle, and high school robotics…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Robotics, Prior Learning, Correlation
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Shubert, Jennifer; Metzger, Aaron; Wray-Lake, Laura; Syvertsen, Amy K. – Journal of Character Education, 2016
Conceptualizing character from a relational developmental systems metatheory, this study utilizes a person- oriented approach to examine profiles of character strengths in children and adolescents. Using Q sort methodology, 90 youth (Mage = 13.0, 51% female) sorted 12 character strengths based on how much each strength represented them. Using Q…
Descriptors: Children, Adolescents, Values Education, Q Methodology
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Lavay, Barry; Sakai, Joyce; Ortiz, Cris; Roth, Kristi – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2015
The Individual with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) mandates that all children who are eligible for special education services receive an individualized education program (IEP). Adapted physical education (APE) professionals who teach physical education to children with disabilities are challenged with how to best collect and monitor student…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Disabilities, Equal Education
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Rutten, Nico; van Joolingen, Wouter R.; Haverkamp-Hermans, Gerdi G. N.; Bogner, Franz X.; Kretschmer, Thomas; Stracke, Christian M.; Lameras, Petros; Chioccariello, Augusto; Doran, Rosa; Tiemann, Rüdiger; Kastrinogiannis, Timotheos; Maravic, Jasminka; Crotty, Yvonne; Kelly, Claire; Markaki, Vassiliki; Lazoudis, Angelos; Koivula, Jani; Polymatidis, Dimitris – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2015
In this study we used a narrative approach to investigate the function that digital, interactive tools can fulfill in inquiry teaching and learning. Such a narrative can be conceived of as "talking through" a lesson in which a teacher supports inquiry with technology. By subsequently coding these narratives, we studied the functions that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Inquiry, Personal Narratives
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Vasquez, Eleazar, III; Nagendran, Arjun; Welch, Gregory F.; Marino, Matthew T.; Hughes, Darin E.; Koch, Aaron; Delisio, Lauren – Rural Special Education Quarterly, 2015
Students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) show varying levels of impairment in social skills situations. Interventions have been developed utilizing virtual environments (VEs) to teach and improve social skills. This article presents a systematic literature review of peer-reviewed journal articles focusing on social interventions in VEs…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Virtual Classrooms, Disabilities, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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LaRusso, Maria; Kim, Ha Yeon; Selman, Robert; Uccelli, Paola; Dawson, Theo; Jones, Stephanie; Donovan, Suzanne; Snow, Catherine – Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2016
"Deep reading comprehension" refers to the process required to succeed at tasks defined by the Common Core State Literacy Standards, as well as to achieve proficiency on the more challenging reading tasks in the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) framework. The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that three…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Perspective Taking, Reading Comprehension, Common Core State Standards
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