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Stephens, Jason M. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2019
Epidemic is an apt adjective for describing the problem of academic dishonesty. When asked if they have cheated in the past year, a "disproportionately large number" (i.e., the majority) of secondary and tertiary students in the United States (and in every other country in which it's been studied) report having done so. The problem of…
Descriptors: Ethics, Cheating, Incidence, Moral Development
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Holm, Søren; Tolstrup, Janne – Drugs: Education, Prevention & Policy, 2018
This paper presents the rationale and content of PASS, a Danish school-based prevention program targeting cannabis-culture-related beliefs among high school students (i.e. typically 15-19 years). The objective of the program is to prevent or delay initiation of cannabis use and limit use among students who already initiated. PASS is a combined…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Marijuana, Drug Use, Prevention
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Shipley, Meagan; Holden, Caitlin; McNeill, Elisa Beth; Fehr, Sara; Wilson, Kelly – Health Educator, 2018
Unhealthy relationships have a devastating impact on adolescents' academic performance, including poor attendance, difficulty concentrating, and feeling unsafe at school. Schools provide an ideal setting to positively influence adolescents' attitudes, knowledge, and relationship skills by integrating healthy relationship lessons into sexuality…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Relationship, Interpersonal Competence, Adolescents, Student Behavior
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Anderman, Eric M.; Koenka, Alison C. – Theory Into Practice, 2017
Academic cheating occurs frequently in schools. Cheating is a deliberative act, in that students make a conscious decision to engage in academic dishonesty. Students' achievement goals, which are malleable, often guide the ways that students make such decisions. Educators can incorporate various instructional practices and support academic…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Cheating, Student Behavior, Goal Orientation
Rizga, Kristina – American Educator, 2017
In this article the author describes how Pablo, a senior at Mission High School (San Francisco, California), performs in the schools' annual Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) drag show. The drag show is a homegrown expression created by students of the school, featuring student- and teacher-choreographed dances, student and teacher "coming…
Descriptors: High School Students, Homosexuality, Self Disclosure (Individuals), Social Support Groups
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Shelton, Stephanie Anne – Journal of Language and Literacy Education, 2017
Based on classroom readings and discussions of William Shakespeare's "The Merchant of Venice," this Voices from the Field article examines the ways that teachers might use traditional canonized texts to encourage students to both critique and react against bullying behaviors. The author's experiences detail the narratives that students…
Descriptors: Bullying, Social Justice, Literature, Criticism
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Gilbert, Jacqueline A.; Raffo, Deana M. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2015
The authors explore service-learning as a pedagogy to promote bullying prevention within schools. Specifically, they explain the preparatory experiences necessary for students in an undergraduate Experiential Learning Principles of Management course to interface with high school freshmen and the reciprocal impact that students at both levels had…
Descriptors: Bullying, Experiential Learning, Prevention, Service Learning
Kennedy-Paine, Cathy; Crepeau-Hobson, Franci – Communique, 2015
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) released a report entitled "A Study of Active Shooter Incidents in the United States between 2000 and 2013" (Blair and Schweit 2014). The goal of the study is to provide law enforcement with data so there is a better understanding how to prevent, prepare for, and recover from active shooter…
Descriptors: Violence, Weapons, School Psychologists, High Schools
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Espelage, Dorothy – AERA Open, 2015
School violence and bullying are two public health concerns with consequences for youth in and out of school, for families, students, and community members. In this article, a social-ecological framework is briefly described as a way to understand bullying and school violence; then the National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) longitudinal…
Descriptors: Violence, Bullying, Educational Research, Statistical Data
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Kolbert, Jered B.; Schultz, Danielle; Crothers, Laura M. – Journal of School Counseling, 2014
A recent meta-analysis of bullying prevention programs provides support for social-ecological theory, in which parent involvement addressing child bullying behaviors is seen as important in preventing school-based bullying. The purpose of this manuscript is to suggest how Epstein and colleagues' parent involvement model can be used as a…
Descriptors: Bullying, Prevention, Parent Role, Parent Participation
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Nakajima, Mikiko; Valdez, Josepha M. – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2013
Cheerleading used to be about standing on the sidelines waving pom-poms. Now, cheerleaders are thrown 10 feet in the air and perform high-level gymnastics skills. For this reason, cheerleading has become the leading cause of catastrophic sport injuries in the United States. Football, which is one of the most dangerous sports, has abundant access…
Descriptors: Athletics, Extracurricular Activities, Injuries, Incidence
Hamilton, Rashea; Sanders, Megan; Anderman, Eric M. – Phi Delta Kappan, 2013
Sex education in middle and high school health classes is critically important because it frequently comprises the primary mechanism for conveying information about sexual health to adolescents. Deliver evidence-based information on HIV and pregnancy prevention practices and they will be less likely to engage in risky sexual behaviors, the theory…
Descriptors: Pregnancy, Sexuality, Sex Education, Health Education
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Lane, Kathleen Lynne; Oakes, Wendy Peia; Menzies, Holly Mariah; Oyer, Juli; Jenkins, Abbie – Journal of Applied School Psychology, 2013
This article addressed 3 objectives for assisting the research and teaching communities in developing 3-tiered models of prevention at the high school level. The authors first established the benefit of using systematic behavior screening tools within the context of 3-tiered models to identify and support high school students with academic and…
Descriptors: Prevention, Behavior Problems, High School Students, High Schools
Baggish, Rosemary; Wells, Peter – Independent School, 2013
When questioned about illegal, mood-altering substance use, 15,743 high school students surveyed in the last three years with the "Independent School Health Check" said alcohol is most commonly used. For the 30 days prior to filling out the survey, 33.9 percent of the students reported drinking, and 24.2 percent reported binge drinking…
Descriptors: Private Schools, Drinking, Alcohol Abuse, High School Students
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Stephen, Alison – Teaching History, 2013
Alison Stephen, who has wrestled for many years with the challenges of teaching emotional and controversial history within a multiethnic school setting, relished the opportunity to link her school's teaching of the Holocaust with a comparative study of other genocides. As she reports, her aim was to not create a hierarchy of suffering or…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Death, Victims of Crime, Controversial Issues (Course Content)
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