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Tuttle, Malti; Yordy, Morgan; Appling, Brandee; Hanley, Erika – Journal of School Counseling, 2018
School counselors and school nurses strive to support the well-being of students in K-12 school settings. Both professionals often overlap and interact with the same students prompting the need for effective collaboration. The purpose of this article is to introduce a collaboration model to assist school counselors and school nurses in forming a…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, School Counselors, School Nurses, Well Being
Healthy Schools Network, Inc., 2012
"Ergonomics" is a body of knowledge about human abilities and limitations and how these abilities and limitations should be applied to the design of equipment, machinery, and other devices to ensure safe, comfortable and effective use. Most homes and schools today are equipped with computers for student use. Backpacks have become the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Child Health, Computers, Guidelines
Public Agenda, 2012
"Building Institutional Capacity for Data-Informed Decision Making" is the third installment of the Cutting Edge series, which aims to help colleges engage faculty, scale successful interventions, and create a strong culture of evidence through use of data to strengthen their institutional change and student success efforts. Though the…
Descriptors: Evidence, Community Colleges, Organizational Change, Decision Making
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National Forum on Education Statistics, 2011
This guide is designed for use by information technology administrators, data specialists, and program staff responsible for the "content" in data reports, as well as education leaders (e.g., administrators who prioritize tasks for technical and data staff), and other stakeholders who have an interest in seeing that schools, school…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Laws, Audiences, Disabilities
Teacher Education Accreditation Council, 2010
The Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC), founded in 1997, is dedicated to improving academic degree and certificate programs for professional educators--those who teach and lead in schools, pre-K through grade 12, and to assuring the public of their quality. TEAC accredits undergraduate and graduate programs, including alternate route…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Academic Degrees, Guides, Accreditation (Institutions)
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Bresciani, Marilee J. – New Directions for Student Services, 2010
Data-driven planning or evidence-based decision making represents nothing new in its concept. For years, business leaders have claimed they have implemented planning informed by data that have been strategically and systematically gathered. Within higher education and student affairs, there may be less evidence of the actual practice of…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Change Strategies, Organizational Change, Student Personnel Services
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Crowder, Sharron J. – Journal of School Health, 2010
Asthma, a major health problem, is the most common chronic illness of school-aged children and adolescents, with an estimated 6.8 million students affected in the United States. Asthma is the leading cause of school absenteeism, with an estimated 14 million lost school days per year. In August 2007, the National Asthma Education and Prevention…
Descriptors: Prevention, School Nurses, Chronic Illness, Nursing
National High School Center, 2010
High school improvement initiatives often focus on specific intervention strategies, programs, or priority topics (e.g., dropout intervention). However, research shows that systemic and sustainable improvement can only be achieved when initiatives are implemented with consideration for the broader education contexts in which they operate. The…
Descriptors: High Schools, Needs Assessment, Improvement Programs, Educational Improvement
Conway, Patty; Tomlinson, Pat; Beatty, Tim; Adams, Heidi – PEPNet-Northeast, 2009
To provide quality services to the hard of hearing student population, vocational rehabilitation (VR) and postsecondary staff must understand the diverse and significant needs of these consumers and assist them in making appropriate "informed choices" to become successfully employed in careers commensurate with their capabilities and interests.…
Descriptors: Vocational Rehabilitation, College Students, State Programs, Educational Resources
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Mai, Nicholas; Cooper, Leslie – Journal of School Nursing, 2009
School nurses are faced with the challenge of identifying and treating ankle injuries in the school setting. There is little information guiding the assessment and treatment of these children when an injury occurs. It is essential for school nurses to understand ankle anatomy, pathophysiology of the acute ankle injury, general and orthopedic…
Descriptors: School Nurses, Injuries, Guidelines, School Personnel
Ives, Cindy; McAlpine, Lynn; Gandell, Terry – Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 2009
This article describes a research-driven heuristic for the scholarly evaluation of teaching and learning interventions, which is systematic, collaborative, and discipline focused. We offer this guide to educational developers and other instructional support staff who are tracking the impact of interventions in teaching and learning with academic…
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Postsecondary Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Evaluation
Frueh, Eileen – Education Digest: Essential Readings Condensed for Quick Review, 2008
As many as 325,000 school-age children, ages 5-14, have epilepsy in the U.S. Thankfully, with medication, surgery, a special diet or vagus nerve stimulation, most go to school and fully participate in school activities. Children who continue to have seizures, however, may run into problems. Many of these problems can be overcome or prevented…
Descriptors: Epilepsy, Seizures, Child Health, Parent Teacher Cooperation
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Adams, Susan; McCarthy, Ann Marie – Journal of School Nursing, 2007
The use of evidence-based practice (EBP) has become the standard of health care practice. Nurses are expected to use best evidence on a wide range of topics, yet most nurses have limited time, resources, and/or skills to access and evaluate the quality of research and evidence needed to practice evidence-based nursing. EBP guidelines allow nurses…
Descriptors: Nursing Education, School Nurses, Guidelines, Scientific Research
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Bagby, Karen; Adams, Susan – Journal of School Nursing, 2007
Because of the growing obesity epidemic across all age groups in the United States, interventions to increase physical activity and reduce sedentary behaviors have become a priority. Evidence is growing that interventions to increase physical activity and reduce sedentary behaviors have positive results and are generally inexpensive to implement.…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Obesity, Physical Activities, School Nurses
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2006
This fact sheet presents guidelines for schools and child care providers that may be helpful to identify symptoms and prevent the spread of the flu in child care facilities. (Contains 6 resources.)
Descriptors: Child Care, Guidelines, Disease Control, Communicable Diseases
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