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Yeager, David S.; Romero, Carissa; Paunesku, Dave; Hulleman, Christopher S.; Schneider, Barbara; Hinojosa, Cintia; Lee, Hae Yeon; O'Brien, Joseph; Flint, Kate; Roberts, Alice; Trott, Jill; Greene, Daniel; Walton, Gregory M.; Dweck, Carol S. – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2016
There are many promising psychological interventions on the horizon, but there is no clear methodology for preparing them to be scaled up. Drawing on design thinking, the present research formalizes a methodology for redesigning and tailoring initial interventions. We test the methodology using the case of fixed versus growth mindsets during the…
Descriptors: Intervention, Cognitive Structures, Design, High School Students
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Schipper, Joseph M.; Yocum, Russell G. – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2016
This quantitative, quasi-experimental, nonequivalent group study examined the impact on levels of measure that determine a return on investment of differing forms of interactive whiteboard (IWB) technology used at a high school in a suburban school district in southeastern Virginia. Three forms of IWB were compared: a full-screen IWB, a mobile…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Bulletin Boards, Interactive Video, Visual Aids
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Whitesell, Lee Ann – Gifted Child Today, 2016
Shenandoah Valley Governor's School is an Academic-Year Governor's School sponsored by the Virginia Department of Education. In addition to state funding, three local school districts support the school's STEM and Arts and Humanities programs. Juniors and seniors from seven high schools attend this shared-day, selective regional school. This…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Regional Schools, Institutional Mission, Educational Objectives
Perkins, Bettye – American Educator, 2016
In a country with an increasing population of nonwhite students, there are far too few teachers of color. The numbers are particularly distressing when it comes to finding male teachers of color, who are essential role models for black boys. As a result, black and Latino children sitting in classrooms with white teachers, day after day and year…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, Diversity (Faculty), Minority Group Teachers, African American Students
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Nagle, Katherine; Pratt-Williams, Jaunelle; Schmidt, Rebecca; Swantek, Cara; Lyulchenko, Marianna; McGhee, Raymond – Grantee Submission, 2016
This is the final external evaluation report prepared by SRI International for the Rural Math Excel Partnership (RMEP) project, an investing in innovation (i3) development project funded by the U.S. Department of Education. Operated by Virginia Advanced Study Strategies, Inc. (VASS), the RMEP project included six rural school districts (LEAs) in…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Mathematics Education, Family Involvement, Mathematics Teachers
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What Works Clearinghouse, 2015
"MyTeachingPartner-Secondary (MTP-S)" is a professional development program that aims to increase student learning and development through improved teacher-student interactions. The program uses a classroom-assessment instrument to observe effective teaching practices and guide teachers' efforts to improve teacher-student interactions.…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Teacher Student Relationship, Middle School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
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Walker, L. D.; VanderPloeg, Merri Kae – Gifted Child Today, 2015
The authors describe a survey of graduates of a high school program for the academically gifted and argue that such data, both qualitative and quantitative, can add an important element to the evaluation of a program--in this case, a regional Governor's School--especially by using a Comparison group of high-achieving graduates of the same systems'…
Descriptors: Surveys, Academically Gifted, High School Students, High School Graduates
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Boulay, Beth; Goodson, Barbara; Frye, Michael; Blocklin, Michelle; Price, Cristofer – National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, 2015
The Striving Readers program aimed to raise the literacy levels of middle and high school students reading below grade level and to build a strong research base on effective adolescent literacy interventions. This report summarizes the results of a systematic review of evaluations of the ten different interventions funded by the Striving Readers…
Descriptors: Reading Programs, Reading Difficulties, Intervention, Program Effectiveness
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What Works Clearinghouse, 2015
MyTeachingPartner-Secondary (MTP-S) is a professional development program that aims to increase student learning and development through improved teacher-student interactions. Through the program, middle and high school teachers access a video library featuring examples of high-quality interactions and receive individualized, web-based coaching…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Teacher Student Relationship, Middle School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
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Cramer, Elizabeth P.; Ross, Avina I.; McLeod, David A.; Jones, Robin – School Social Work Journal, 2015
To address a gap in the literature on the impact of healthy relationship programs for teens on the peer facilitators of these programs, three focus groups were conducted with the peer facilitators (N = 49) of a five-week healthy relationship program (Chesterfield Relate), which was provided in two public schools over a two-year period.…
Descriptors: Peer Relationship, Adolescents, Facilitators (Individuals), Public Schools
Horne, Sarah Elizabeth – ProQuest LLC, 2014
Striving adolescent readers often find themselves with little or no support once they enter high school. The success of independent reading programs that target students' reading levels and accommodate student interest at the elementary level is well-documented. As students progress throughout their school years, such freedom is traditionally…
Descriptors: Independent Reading, Adolescents, High School Students, Reading Comprehension
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What Works Clearinghouse, 2014
This study of 952 fifth and sixth graders in Washington, DC, and Alexandria, Virginia, found that students who were offered the "Higher Achievement" program had higher test scores in mathematical problem solving and were more likely to be admitted to and attend private competitive high schools. "Higher Achievement" is a…
Descriptors: Summer Programs, After School Programs, Program Effectiveness, Grade 5
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Evans, Steven W.; Schultz, Brandon K.; DeMars, Christine E. – School Psychology Review, 2014
The purpose of this study was to examine the efficacy and dose-response relationship of a school-based treatment program for high school students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Two paraprofessionals provided interventions to 24 students with ADHD randomly assigned to the treatment condition at two public high schools. They…
Descriptors: High School Students, Adolescents, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Program Effectiveness
Beitler, Alan; Bushong, Delores – Principal Leadership, 2013
This article describes the Wakefield Cohort program at Wakefield High School, located in Arlington, Virginia, which has a thirteen-year history of success in supporting minority male students. While data show the program's effectiveness, former students' stories are more powerful; therefore, this article presents the stories of two graduates about…
Descriptors: High Schools, High School Students, Cohort Analysis, Males
Bloomfield, Amie; Foster, John; Hodes, Carol; Konopnicki, Patrick; Pritz, Sandra – Techniques: Connecting Education and Careers (J3), 2013
Recent studies reported by the U.S. Department of Education reveal that over one million American students drop out of high school annually. While students have different reasons for dropping out of school, two leading factors include lack of interest and lack of educational support. When teachers are prepared to teach and do it using an engaging,…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Integration, Technology Uses in Education, At Risk Students
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