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Nebraska's Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education, 2019
The "2019 Nebraska Higher Education Progress Report" is the fourteenth annual report designed to provide the Nebraska Legislature with comparative statistics to monitor and evaluate progress toward achieving three major goals for Nebraska's postsecondary education system: (1) Increase the number of students who enter postsecondary…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Practices, Progress Monitoring, Academic Persistence
Zhu, Pei; Garcia, Ivonne; Alonzo, Erick – MDRC, 2019
The growing awareness of the importance of the first year of high school for future success has prompted schools and districts across the country to develop interventions designed for ninth-graders. "Growth mindset" is an intervention that aims to increase students' desire to take on challenges and to enhance their persistence in school…
Descriptors: High School Students, Learning Motivation, Intervention, Grade 9
Buwono, Muhammad Agung; Ciptaningrum, Dyah Setyowati – Online Submission, 2019
Teaching English at schools could not be separated from the use of Internet in this digital era. Most students and teachers especially on cities are accustomed to the Internet in their daily lives. However, some of them are not accustomed to use the Internet to learn English in a classroom setting. Thus, blended learning models are important to be…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Learning Processes, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
Ohio Department of Education, 2019
"Each Child, Our Future" is Ohio's shared plan for ensuring each student is challenged, prepared and empowered for his or her future by way of an excellent prekindergarten through grade 12 (preK-12) education. The plan's purpose: to lift aspirations, create hope and excitement, guide development of state-level education policies and…
Descriptors: Educational Planning, Strategic Planning, Statewide Planning, Elementary Secondary Education
Aguilar, Elena – Educational Leadership, 2019
The author, a consultant on equity in schools, relates how she helped a high school's leadership team become aware of, and begin to overcome, patterns in their interactions that silenced certain voices and perspectives. Aguilar explores the concept of implicit bias--which was likely behind these leaders' harmful patterns and also contributed to…
Descriptors: Race, High Schools, Leadership Responsibility, Interaction
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Killinger, Mimi; Jackson, Maddy; Saucier, Samantha – Honors in Practice, 2019
"Honors Work: Seeing Gaps, Combining Gifts, Focusing on Wider Human Needs" describes the authors' collaborative work with high school girls to bring Canadian activist Leigh Boyle and "The Lipstick Project" story to Maine in April, 2017. "The Lipstick Project," which Boyle founded and directs, is a women-run volunteer…
Descriptors: Honors Curriculum, High School Students, Females, College School Cooperation
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Snitynsky, Ryan B.; Rose, Kerry; Pegg, Jerine M. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2019
Since 2015, a partnership between the Canadian Glycomics Network and the University of Alberta's Centre for Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education has provided opportunities for high-school teachers to immerse themselves in academic research environments. Drawing upon this experience, the teacher participants have created a library of…
Descriptors: Secondary School Science, Science Instruction, Partnerships in Education, Chemistry
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Fernández, Gabriela A.; Ocampo, Romina A.; Costantino, Andrea R.; Dop, Néstor S. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2019
Visually impaired or blind students require adjustments to the traditional hands-on activities and methodological and didactic strategies employed by the teacher. These adaptations are based on multisensory teaching tools, which reinforce the learning of all students in general. This paper presents simple teaching resources that allow students…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Visual Impairments, Blindness, Teaching Methods
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Sousa Lima, Mary Anne; Monteiro, Álvaro Carvalho; Melo Leite, Antonio José, Jr.; de Andrade Matos, Izac Sidarta; Alexandre, Francisco Serra Oliveira; Nobre, Davi Janô; Monteiro, André Jalles; da Silva, José Nunes, Jr. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2019
This work provides information about a free-of-charge, trilingual (Portuguese, Spanish, and English), game-based application. The game allows high-school and undergraduate students to review chemical nomenclature in an engaging and fun way on their own by answering random questions from a database with over 700 questions. Student testing revealed…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Science Instruction, Chemistry, High School Students
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Stankus, Brian; White, Rosemary; Abrams, Binyomin – Journal of Chemical Education, 2019
Chromatography is a ubiquitous technique in analytical chemistry, and high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) is the industry standard for quantitation of components in solution mixtures. However, demonstrating the principles of liquid chromatography to undergraduates via HPLC-based experiments often proves ineffective because of the fully…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Science Instruction, College Science, Undergraduate Study
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Zucker, Lauren; Fisch, Audrey A. – Journal of Language and Literacy Education, 2019
This Voices from the Field piece tells the story of a fortunate meeting on Twitter between a high school teacher and a college professor that blossomed into an exchange of KAHOOT! games and the recognition of shared pedagogical beliefs. KAHOOT! is a web-based platform that allows users to easily create and play interactive, multiple-choice-style…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Writing Instruction, Writing (Composition), Academic Language
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Philp, Hannah – Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education, 2019
This article looks at the ways in which the semiotics of authority are established and challenged during a secondary school English lesson on "The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde". I focus on the utterances of one student and the context of the classroom in which she finds herself as a means to explore the ways in which pedagogic…
Descriptors: Semiotics, Secondary School Teachers, English Teachers, English Instruction
Ewing, Eve L. – American Educator, 2019
This article chronicles a community coalition's efforts to revitalize a "failing" school, the Walter H. Dyett High School in Chicago. It tells the story of one group of people fighting to keep a school open and, moreover, to see it reflect their vision for their community and their children's education. We see that this community's…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, High Schools, Activism, Social Justice
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Van Duinen, Deborah Vriend; Mawdsley Sherwood, Beth – Art Education, 2019
In this article, the authors reflect on their experiences of integrating visual arts, specifically painting, into an English language arts curriculum. Although each of them had previously used art as a response to literature with our students, neither of them had before collaborated with professional artists or been as intentional about…
Descriptors: Art Education, English Instruction, Visual Arts, Literature
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LaJevic, Lisa; Long, Kelsey – Art Education, 2019
Many students are actively involved with social networking sites; they follow friends in virtual worlds and post personal information and photographs online daily. Although they may not realize it, students are publicly "documenting" their private lives on social media to allow others to learn about them. Understanding documentation as a…
Descriptors: Art Education, Documentation, High School Students, Preservice Teachers
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