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Sinclair, Eric; Larson, Heidi A. – Pastoral Care in Education, 2018
This article explores the relationship between cross-age peer mentoring and positive life outcomes as defined by the Five Cs: competence, character, confidence, connection, and compassion. Qualified high school juniors and seniors were randomly assigned groups of 4-5 freshmen to mentor through the challenges of transitioning to secondary school.…
Descriptors: Mentors, Peer Teaching, Cross Age Teaching, High School Students
Merrill, Lisa; Cole, Rachel; Soltani, Jasmine; Kang, David – Research Alliance for New York City Schools, 2018
This document provides the technical appendices to the full report entitled: iMentor's College Ready Program Examining Implementation and Impacts for 10th Graders, Dec 2017. The appendices provide the following information: (1) Background Characteristics and Baseline Equivalence; (2) Methods for Calculating iMentor's Effects on Non-Cognitive…
Descriptors: Mentors, College Readiness, Low Income Students, Computer Mediated Communication
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Lobenstein, Monica – Journal of Extension, 2018
Youths trained in intervention skills can help stop a suicide through effective communication and an empathetic response. Extension professionals and community partners developed a layered approach to teaching suicide intervention skills, involving school staff, other community-based adults, and youths in a consistent community training process.…
Descriptors: Youth Programs, Intervention, Suicide, Prevention
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Millett, Catherine M.; Saunders, Stephanie R.; Kevelson, Marisol J. C. – ETS Research Report Series, 2018
An evaluation of the Princeton University Preparatory Program (PUPP), a college access program for low-income and high-achieving public high school students, yielded favorable findings regarding the perceptions of program alumni. PUPP Alumni Survey respondents (N =126) reported that PUPP had positively impacted their development of academic and…
Descriptors: College Preparation, Low Income Students, High Achievement, High School Students
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Millett, Catherine M.; Rojas, Erick; Kevelson, Marisol J. C. – ETS Research Report Series, 2018
This report summarizes the findings of focus groups conducted with parents of former and current participants in the Princeton University Preparatory Program (PUPP), a college access and preparation program for low-income and high-achieving students attending public high schools in Princeton, New Jersey, and its surrounding communities. Conducted…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, College Preparation, Access to Education, Low Income Students
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Millett, Catherine M.; Kevelson, Marisol J. C. – ETS Research Report Series, 2018
An evaluation of the Princeton University Preparatory Program (PUPP), a college access program for low-income, high-achieving public high school students, yielded favorable findings regarding the perceptions of program participants. Survey results, which include responses from all 71 participants in the 2015-2016 program, indicated that the…
Descriptors: College Preparation, Access to Education, High School Students, College Bound Students
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Baker, Beverly A.; Riches, Caroline – Language Testing, 2018
Research was conducted during the delivery of a series of workshops on language assessment with Haitian teachers in the spring of 2013. The final products of these workshops were several revised national English examinations presented to the Haitian Ministry of Education and Professional Training (MENFP). The research goal was to examine the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Workshops, Program Effectiveness, English (Second Language)
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Martin, Nicole J.; Schmick, Ayla M. – Physical Educator, 2018
This study describes high school students' use of smart technology to enhance leisure-time physical activity. Participants included 109 students who completed an informational survey comprised of questions examining non-school sport and physical activity hours, daily video game hours, and use of Kinect active video games and smartphone apps.…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Educational Technology, Physical Activities, High School Students
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Abdul-Rahaman, Nurudeen; Rahaman, Abdul Basit Abdul; Ming, Wan; Ahmed, Abdul-Rahim; Salma, Abdul-Rahaman S. – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2018
Governments all over the world have been improving their educational sector through funding programs aimed at reducing the financial burden on parents, increasing access and quality to education. The government of Ghana in 2017 switched policy to a free senior high school policy to reduce poverty by finally eliminating the financial burdens…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Questionnaires, High School Students, Finance Reform
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Baby, Nimisha; Chellamani, K. – Journal on School Educational Technology, 2018
Technology based teaching has been supported for nearly five decades in India. The Universalisation of Secondary Education policy of our government (India) in its Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Ashiyan (RMSA) programme introduced Smart classroom and provided amenities for operation. Support for the significance in teaching learning programme is clear…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Education, Educational Policy, Educational Technology
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Levitan, Joseph; Schussler, Deborah L.; Mahfouz, Julia; Frank, Jennifer L.; Kohler, Kimberly M.; Broderick, Patricia C.; Mitra, Joy; Oh, Yoonkyung; Berrena, Elaine; Greenberg, Mark T. – Grantee Submission, 2018
Between 2014 and 2017, an interdisciplinary group of researchers examined whether a high school health class that incorporated mindfulness techniques lowered students' stress and improved their wellbeing. We received a grant from the Institute of Educational Sciences from the United States Department of Education to (1) train high school health…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Health Education, Well Being, Stress Variables
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Malkoc, Ummuhan – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2017
Animations of molecular structure and dynamics are repeatedly applied to support student comprehension in the theoretical ideas of chemistry. However, students' understanding the dynamics of the phenomena is directly related to the understanding of teachers as instructors. Therefore, this study aimed to investigate how the features of three…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Scientific Concepts, Teaching Methods, Molecular Structure
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Lewis, Jessica; Oliver, Richard; Oliver, Mary – Teaching Science, 2017
A "citizen science" outreach program was aimed at high school students in Western Australia with a focus on agricultural sciences. The program had two main objectives: the collection of samples and the mapping of the distribution of the leaf disease powdery mildew of barley across the state; and support for the teaching and learning of…
Descriptors: Outreach Programs, Agricultural Education, Program Evaluation, Program Effectiveness
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Nation-Grainger, Stephen – Research Papers in Education, 2017
Motivating adolescents to participate in exercise and physical activity is becoming increasingly important due to a rise in obesity but can be prevented through Physical Education. A quasi-experimental design, grounded in the Self-determination theory, was utilised to assess the impact of an intervention using wrist-worn digital physical activity…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Motivation, Exercise, Physical Education
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Ardiç, Mehmet Alper; Isleyen, Tevfik – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2017
The purpose of this study is to determine the levels of high school mathematics teachers in achieving mathematics instruction via computer algebra systems and the reflections of these practices in the classroom. Three high school mathematics teachers employed at different types of school participated in the study. In the beginning of this…
Descriptors: Mathematics Teachers, Mathematics Achievement, High Schools, Secondary School Teachers
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