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Guth, Lorraine J.; Pollard, Brittany L.; Nitza, Amy; Puig, Ana; Chan, Christian D.; Singh, Anneliese A.; Bailey, Hopeton – Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 2019
The Association for Specialists in Group Work's (ASGW) Special Initiatives Committee created a document offering 10 strategies for intentionally using group work to transform hate, facilitate courageous conversations, and enhance community building. Group workers can utilize these methods and resources to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion…
Descriptors: Group Counseling, Social Bias, Inclusion, Counseling Techniques
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Pluye, Pierre; Hong, Quan Nha; Granikov, Vera; Vedel, Isabelle – Education for Information, 2018
A mixed studies review (MSR) is a type of literature review that includes qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods studies. This form of literature review is popular since it can provide a rich understanding of complex health interventions and programs. However, conducting a MSR can be challenging since it combines several study designs. A…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Web Sites, Editing, Collaborative Writing
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Curtiss, Sarah L. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2018
The United States has a long, complicated history with sex education as, often, different stakeholders advocate dissimilar educational frameworks (Irvine, 2004). Although controversies remain in defining the boundaries of sex education, there is a movement both nationally and internationally to define sex education comprehensively (Haberland &…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Sex Education, Teaching Methods, Educational History
Communique, 2017
Sleep--not getting enough or not getting good sleep--can greatly affect students' cognitive, academic, behavioral, emotional, and social functioning. Sleep issues are relatively common, occurring in as many as 25% of children and are more prevalent in those with certain medical conditions (pain, asthma, traumatic brain injury) or psychiatric…
Descriptors: Sleep, Parent Student Relationship, School Activities, Behavior Patterns
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Harris, Heather; Horst, S. Jeanne – Practical Assessment, Research & Evaluation, 2016
Propensity score matching techniques are becoming increasingly common as they afford applied practitioners the ability to account for systematic bias related to self-selection. However, "best practices" for implementing these techniques in applied settings is scattered throughout the literature. The current article aims to provide a…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Statistical Bias, Computation, Statistical Inference
Pearson, Jolene – ZERO TO THREE, 2016
Parents of newborns and infants are especially open to learning, and many new parents are actively seeking information. What do professionals teach them? How do they teach them? "Pathways" is an educator's guide to educating and supporting new parents. "Pathways" guides professionals in developing an approach to parent…
Descriptors: Neonates, Parents, Parent Education, Adult Educators
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Baldus, Clar M.; Wilson, Hope E. – Parenting for High Potential, 2016
For many children, their artistic gifts may not be apparent until opportunity or exposure provides a spark. That's why parents and caregivers must understand the many ways they can ignite sparks, nurture artistic talents, and provide opportunities for gifted children to explore the arts. In many communities, opportunities outside of school abound.…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Art Activities, Art Education, Creativity
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Kocher, Megan – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2015
Food security is researched and dealt with on local, regional, national, and global levels with solutions ranging from local farmers' market initiatives to increasing crop yields through genetically modified plants to streamlining global supply chains. Because of its broad, interdisciplinary nature, it is necessary to narrow the focus of this…
Descriptors: Food Standards, Educational Resources, Internet, Electronic Libraries
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Brugar, Kristy A.; Roberts, Kathryn – Social Studies, 2014
In this article we identify opportunities for students to use timelines and textbooks to meet standards. Through the use of timelines, textbooks, and selected activities, upper elementary and middle school students are able to (1) be engaged in content area reading and writings; (2) understand large themes in social studies including time,…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Elementary School Students, Middle School Students, Textbooks
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Journal of Staff Development, 2013
Time for collaborative learning is an essential resource for educators working to implement college- and career-ready standards. The pages in this article include tools from the workbook "Establishing Time for Professional Learning." The tools support a complete process to help educators effectively find and use time. The following…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Time Management, Cooperative Learning, Elementary School Teachers
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Hernández, María G.; Nguyen, Jacqueline; Casanova, Saskias; Suárez-Orozco, Carola; Saetermoe, Carrie L. – New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 2013
This chapter provides a guide to research logistics and ethics in studying immigrant families. The authors outline major pragmatic issues in research design and data collection to which all scholars must attend, although current practices often do not respond to the idiosyncratic issues related to vulnerable immigrant populations (e.g.,…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Family (Sociological Unit), Research Methodology, Ethics
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Ahmed, Mariyam; Westra, Henry A.; Stewart, Sherry H. – Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 2008
Although prescription rates may be declining, benzodiazepines (BZs) are still very commonly prescribed for the treatment of anxiety disorders. Because many anxiety patients require assistance in successfully discontinuing BZs, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) approaches have been specifically developed to target this issue, and an evidence base…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Cognitive Restructuring, Patients, Therapy
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Birnbaum, Barry W.; Kritikos, Effie Papoutsis – Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2008
The law clearly states how assistive technology is to be used for children with learning disabilities. This article focuses upon the different types of technology that can be used for children with learning disabilities and provides an overview of the different types of technology available. (Contains 4 tables.)
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Educational Technology, Assistive Technology, Children
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Watkins, Ryan – Performance Improvement, 2007
Strategic plans and performance objectives define the results to be accomplished, but selecting a suitable set of performance technologies for your organizations requires more than just knowing the intended benefits. The systematic procedures described in the article will guide you through practical processes and valuable tools for identifying…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Performance Technology, Behavioral Objectives, Organizational Effectiveness
Cardone, Ida; Gilkerson, Linda; Wechsler, Nick – Zero to Three (J), 2007
This article provides general guidelines for home visitors who work with teenage parents and their babies to explore their own thoughts and feelings in relation to the young parents with whom they work and to develop a receptive posture in working with these clients. The authors first guide the reader through a series of questions to identify the…
Descriptors: Home Visits, Early Parenthood, Adolescents, Guidelines
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