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Cheney, Marshall K.; Vesely, Sara K.; Aspy, Cheryl B.; Oman, Roy F.; Tolma, Eleni L. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2018
The prospective associations between negative life events (NLEs) and adolescent alcohol use was examined using the Youth Asset Study. Participants (n = 1040 adolescents, mean age = 15.8 years) completed annual interviews which included a life events scale and alcohol use in the last 30 days. Family structure and parent education were assessed as…
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescent Development, Drinking, Correlation
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Ferkel, Rick; Allen, Ray; True, Larissa; Hulteen, Ryan – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2018
There is an imperative need for secondary physical education programming to prepare students for lifetime fitness and health. Physical activity levels in adolescents and adults are dismal, and the negative health outcomes associated with sedentary behaviors are catastrophic. Secondary physical education programs have the opportunity to implement a…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Secondary Education, Health Related Fitness, Behavior Change
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Freeman-Green, Shaqwana; Person, Julie; O'Brien, Chris – Insights into Learning Disabilities, 2018
In the era of multi-tiered system of support approach to learning, identifying mathematical interventions that have been found to be effective for students who are struggling academically is imperative. Given the divide between instructional approaches in general and special education mathematical teaching approaches, it is important to bridge the…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Secondary School Students, Secondary School Mathematics, Learning Disabilities
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Yanez, Christina; Lessne, Deborah – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
Student victimization and school violence have been an ongoing cause of national concern, resulting in a concerted effort among educators, administrators, parents, and policymakers to determine the gravity of the issue and consider approaches to crime prevention. This Statistics in Brief presents estimates of student criminal victimization at…
Descriptors: Victims, Violence, Questionnaires, National Surveys
Fitzpatrick, Manuela; Figueroa, Diana Toledo; Golden, Gillian; Crosby, Shiana – OECD Publishing, 2018
This updated policy profile on education in Mexico is part of the Education Policy Outlook series, which presents comparative analysis of education policies and reforms across OECD countries. Building on the OECD's substantial comparative and sectorial policy knowledge base, the series offers a comparative outlook on education policy. This country…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Educational Change, Educational Practices
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Nagabhushan, Prathiba – IGI Global, 2018
Preparation for university study and integration into the workforce is the academic goal in the final years of secondary education. This preparedness can only be achieved through the motivation and involvement of students in secondary education programs which will lead to successful outcomes. "Engaging Adolescent Students in Contemporary…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Secondary School Students, Student Participation, Student Motivation
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IGI Global, 2018
In the digital age, numerous technological tools are available to enhance educational practices. When used effectively, student engagement and mobile learning are significantly increased. "Social Media in Education: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice" contains a compendium of the latest academic material on the usage, strategies, and…
Descriptors: Social Media, Educational Practices, Technology Uses in Education, Constructivism (Learning)
Katz, Adrienne – Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016
The internet and mobile devices play a huge role in teenagers' home and school life, and it is becoming more and more important to effectively address e-safety in secondary schools. This practical book provides guidance on how to teach and promote e-safety and tackle cyberbullying with real-life examples from schools of what works and what schools…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Child Safety, Internet, Bullying
Clark, Kelly A.; Haughney, Kathryn L. – National Technical Assistance Center on Transition, 2016
The purpose of this annotated bibliography is to summarize relevant research and Internet resources to update families, special education professionals, and researchers on what is currently known related to assistive technology and secondary transition procedures. Information is provided on the following topics: (1) assistive technology and…
Descriptors: Assistive Technology, Secondary School Students, Transitional Programs, Students with Disabilities
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Ramelow, Daniela; Currie, Dorothy; Felder-Puig, Rosemarie – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2015
School climate measurement is a long-standing topic in educational research. This review article provides an overview and appraisal of school climate measures published between 2003 and 2013 in scientific journals. A search for published school climate instruments for secondary school students was made in three databases. Twelve articles meeting…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Measures (Individuals), Secondary School Students, Journal Articles
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Rehm, Christopher J. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2014
This paper proposes a model for youth leadership education based on adolescent development and leadership research in an effort to provide practitioners with a practical blueprint to aid their creation and implementation of high school leadership programs. By focusing on student leader development areas which school level educators can affect,…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Leadership Training, Adolescent Development, Models
Klumpp, Lorenz; Pont, Beatriz; Figueroa, Diana Toledo; Albiser, Etienne; Wittenberg, Désirée; Zapata, Juliana; Fraccola, Sylvain – OECD Publishing, 2014
This policy profile on education in Germany is part of the new Education Policy Outlook series, which will present comparative analysis of education policies and reforms across OECD countries. Building on the substantial comparative and sectorial policy knowledge base available within the OECD, the series will result in a biennial publication…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education
Pont, Beatriz; Figueroa, Diana Toledo; Albiser, Etienne; Wittenberg, Désirée; Zapata, Juliana; Fraccola, Sylvain – OECD Publishing, 2014
This policy profile on education in Spain is part of the "Education Policy Outlook" series, which presents comparative analysis of education policies and reforms across the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries. Building on the OECD's substantial comparative and sectoral knowledge base, the series offers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Educational Change, Educational Trends
Zapata, Juliana; Pont, Beatriz; Figueroa, Diana Toledo; Albiser, Etienne; Yee, Hyo Jeong; Skalde, Annette; Fraccola, Sylvain – OECD Publishing, 2014
This policy profile on education in the Netherlands is part of the new Education Policy Outlook series, which presents comparative analysis of education policies and reforms across The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries. Building on the substantial comparative and sectorial policy knowledge base available…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Educational Quality, Equal Education
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Torrens, George Edward; Newton, Helen – Design and Technology Education, 2013
This paper provides education-based researchers and practitioners with the preferred research and design methods used by Higher Education Institute (HEI) students and Key Stage 3 (KS3) pupils applied within a participatory approach to a design activity. The outcomes were that both pupils and students found informal (unstructured) interview to be…
Descriptors: Design, Creative Activities, Methods, College School Cooperation
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