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Fishman-Weaver, Kathryn – Prufrock Press Inc., 2018
"Wholehearted Teaching of Gifted Young Women" explores the important role school communities play in supporting the social and emotional needs of high-achieving young women. Using a youth participatory action research model, this project follows 20 student researchers from high school through college. This longitudinal study leads to…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Females, Social Development, Emotional Development
Arnett, Thomas; Moesta, Bob; Horn, Michael B. – Clayton Christensen Institute for Disruptive Innovation, 2018
With support from the Fremont Street Fund, a national nonprofit philanthropy dedicated to catalyzing and scaling educator-led innovation in public schools, the authors of this report embarked on a research effort to understand the underlying causes that drove teachers to adopt new teaching practices--such as blended learning, mastery-based…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Instructional Innovation, Leaders, Learner Engagement
Diramio, David, Ed. – National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, 2017
With the passage of the Post-9/11 GI Bill in 2008, more than 1.4 million service members and their families became eligible for higher education benefits, and veterans from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan enrolled in colleges and universities in record numbers. The first wave of research about these new student veterans focused primarily on…
Descriptors: Success, Academic Achievement, Veterans, Military Personnel
Alford, Sue – Advocates for Youth, 2008
Until recently, teen pregnancy and birth rates had declined steadily in the United States in recent years. Despite these declines, the United States has the highest teen birth rate and one of the highest rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among all industrialized nations. To help young people reduce their risk for pregnancy and STIs,…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Sex Education, Adolescents, Early Parenthood
Alford, Sue – Advocates for Youth, 2008
Until recently, teen pregnancy and birth rates had declined in the United States. Despite these declines, U.S. teen birth and sexually transmitted infection (STI) rates remain among the highest in the industrialized world. Given the need to focus limited prevention resources on effective programs, Advocates for Youth undertook exhaustive reviews…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Sex Education, Adolescents, Early Parenthood
Jaycox, Lisa H.; Morse, Lindsey K.; Tanielian, Terri; Stein, Bradley D. – RAND Corporation, 2006
This tool kit is designed for schools that want to help students recover from traumatic experiences such as natural disasters, exposure to violence, abuse or assault, terrorist incidents, and war and refugee experiences. It focuses on long-term recovery, as opposed to immediate disaster response. To help schools choose an approach that suits their…
Descriptors: Research Projects, Natural Disasters, School Role, Coping
Woods, Deanna – Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory (NWREL), 2005
Leadership in a Collaborative School has been written for those who are involved in some level of collaboration to improve education--or who soon will be. This report provides evidence-based research and professional wisdom as tools for self-reflection, dialogue, and action. These can, in turn, lead to more effective decision-making and education…
Descriptors: Leadership, Futures (of Society), Educational Administration, Educational Research
Boethel, Martha – Southwest Educational Development Laboratory, 2004
This is one the fourth in a series of reports that examine key issues related to family and community connections with schools. These research syntheses are intended to help local school, community, and family leaders obtain useful information derived from rigorous research. In addition to presenting findings from recent research, the synthesis…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Research Design, School Readiness, Kindergarten
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Curtin, Thomas R.; Ingels, Steven; Wu, Shiying; Heuer, Ruth – National Center for Education Statistics, 2002
A nationally representative sample of eighth-graders were first surveyed in the spring of 1988. A sample of these respondents were then resurveyed through four follow-ups in 1990, 1992, 1994, and 2000. On the questionnaire, students reported on a range of topics including: school, work, and home experiences; educational resources and support; the…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, National Surveys, Guides, Grade 8
Herman, William E. – 2001
Nearly a quarter of a century ago, John G. Nicholls proposed the four developmental levels of motivational reasoning that focused upon the roles that ability and effort play in academic success. These levels theoretically begin at early childhood and end at adolescence. This report attempts to validate the developmental and predictive nature of…
Descriptors: Abstract Reasoning, Academic Achievement, College Students, Developmental Stages
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Goncu, Artin; Weber, Elsa – Early Education and Development, 2000
This study of 55 preschool children examined frequency of play and problem-solving activities, and management, collaboration, and assistance interactions as a function of relationships with teachers and peers. Findings revealed that problem solving occurs with peers and teachers; play overwhelmingly occurs with peers; management and assistance…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Cooperation, Interaction, Moral Development
Gillentine, Jane; And Others – 1981
Developed to assist librarians in the measurement and evaluation of the library's ability to provide services, this guide suggests a number of evaluation techniques that may be used once the reasons for a study have been clearly determined and locally peculiar conditions have been taken into account. The first section explains methods for…
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Guidelines, Institutional Evaluation, Librarians
Euster, Joanne R. – 1981
Based on data from a 1979 survey of ARL member libraries, this study by the Office of Management Studies analyzes the responses of selected libraries which had provided internal studies or planning documents on the subject of internal communication and notes the extent of resulting changes in procedures. The studies yielded information on staff…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Change Strategies, Guidelines, Higher Education
Wanger, Judith; And Others – 1981
Designed to facilitate communications in future automation projects between library and data processing personnel, especially those projects involving the use of automated systems in the service of disabled patrons, this guide identifies and describes a master set of major circulation system requirements and design considerations, and illustrates…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Library Automation, Library Circulation, Library Networks
Mazikana, Peter C. – 1990
Intended to highlight those aspects of the archival field that government officials should be aware of, this report on the Records and Archives Management Programme (RAMP) outlines the major principles of records management and archives administration, identifies the information needs of the decision makers, and assesses the ways in which records…
Descriptors: Administrators, Archives, Decision Making, Developed Nations
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