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Egan, Cate A.; Miller, Matthew – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2019
A comprehensive school physical activity program (CSPAP) is a multi-component whole-school approach designed to assist schools in targeting opportunities for students to be more physically active and help students achieve the recommended 60 minutes of physical activity (PA) each day. A CSPAP consists of five components (1) quality physical…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Physical Activities, Program Descriptions, Educational Quality
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Kreider, Carri – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2019
A high school in the northwestern United States has a student population composed primarily of low income and minority students. Yet something that sets the school apart is a four-year graduation rate of 95%. While it is difficult to determine all of the factors that contribute to this academic success, this article explains students' perceptions…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Physical Education, High School Students, Low Income Students
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Sturge, Jennifer – Knowledge Quest, 2019
In many elementary schools across the nation the library looks like a revolving door of classes. Classroom teachers come and drop off their classes for a lesson at a set time during the week. The school librarian teaches a lesson in isolation while the classroom teacher has a planning period. There is little time for collaboration. There is even…
Descriptors: Elementary Schools, School Libraries, Public Schools, Readiness
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Clay, Joy A.; Pederson, Anna C.; Seebeck, Jessica; Simmons, Catherine A. – Review of Higher Education, 2019
Sexual assault is a pervasive problem on university and college campuses. Although not a new problem, media and political attention has placed renewed pressure on institutions of higher education to prevent and respond to campus sexual assault. To be effective, policies and procedures need to fit with the contextual and administrative realities of…
Descriptors: Rape, Campuses, College Administration, Prevention
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Khanna, Pankaj – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
This paper describes an effective governance operating model that would encourage achieving enhanced good governance during the overall working of open and distance learning (ODL) institutions. The operating model is proposed to be comprised of three layers of network, namely the organisational design and governance system which include…
Descriptors: Governance, Models, Open Education, Distance Education
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Woods, Amelia Mays; Ayers, Suzan F. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2019
There are several factors that contribute to the shrinking supply of teachers. Fewer individuals are pursuing teaching as a career; in the United States, for example, teacher education enrollments plunged 35% between 2009 and 2014 (Berry & Shields, 2017). In direct relation to the decrease in students entering preservice teaching, fewer…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Supply and Demand, Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs
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Akinola, Motolani; Hebert, Luciana E.; Hill, Brandon J.; Quinn, Michael; Holl, Jane L.; Whitaker, Amy K.; Gilliam, Melissa L. – Health Education & Behavior, 2019
Young African American and Latina women aged 15 to 24 are more likely to adopt short-acting forms of contraception over long-acting reversible contraception. Mobile applications and other forms of digital media may be useful for providing adolescents with information about sexual and reproductive health both inside and outside of the health care…
Descriptors: African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Adolescents, Young Adults
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Cranston-Gingras, Ann; Alvarez McHatton, Patricia M.; Allsopp, David H.; Colucci, Karen; Hoppey, David; Hahn, Stacy – New Educator, 2019
The rationale, process, critical features, and lessons learned by faculty members during the redesign and implementation of our previously existing special education teacher education program into an innovative program integrating research-supported effective teacher education practices are described in this article. We begin with the rationale…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Educational Innovation, Special Education, Program Effectiveness
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Solomon, Suzanne; Schaefer, Mary Beth – Middle School Journal, 2019
Providing authentic college experiences for students in the middle grades through a partnership with a local college can improve college readiness skills and leave students with a positive view of post-secondary possibilities and opportunities. This article describes a college immersion program--a weeklong college experience provided to all…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, College Bound Students, College School Cooperation, Experiential Learning
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McIntosh, Kent; Lane, Kathleen Lynne – Remedial and Special Education, 2019
In recent years, there has been an increased research focus on developing tools to support the design, installation, and evaluation of tiered systems of support. In this special issue, we focus on research validating freely available tools to (a) measure fidelity of implementation of school-wide positive behavioral interventions and supports…
Descriptors: Positive Behavior Supports, Intervention, Behavior Modification, Measurement
Gonzalez, Naihobe – Phi Delta Kappan, 2019
More than ever, educators are expected to implement evidence-based interventions to improve student outcomes. This is often easier said than done, as illustrated by a recent study by Mathematica Policy Research in Oakland, California. To help secondary students who were several years behind in reading, the district piloted an intensive program for…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Literacy Education, Secondary School Students, Intervention
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Eichenlaub, Naomi; Grover, Trina; Thomas, Jennifer – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2019
This paper, based on an exchange of librarians between academic libraries in Canada and Australia, describes the process of planning for and participating in an international job exchange. It highlights the benefits of the exchange and lessons learned from it and reflects on the opportunities for career development and renewal afforded by such a…
Descriptors: International Educational Exchange, Academic Libraries, Librarians, Foreign Countries
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Echarri, Fernando – Journal of Museum Education, 2019
As in the case of the 80th anniversary of Picasso's "Guernica," painted in 1937, museums can incorporate significant dates and anniversaries into their educational programming. The University of Navarra Museum has taken advantage of the opportunity presented by this anniversary to present an educational project entitled…
Descriptors: Museums, Peace, Painting (Visual Arts), Nonschool Educational Programs
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Hagiwara, Mayumi; Amor, Antonio Manuel; Shogren, Karrie A.; Thompson, James R.; Verdugo, Miguel Angel; Burke, Kathryn M.; Uyanik, Hatice; Aguayo, Virginia – Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 2019
Although promoting inclusive education for students with disabilities has received significant attention internationally, reviews of the international intervention literature have not been conducted. This paper describes the results of a literature review of the past 15 years of peer-reviewed, empirical articles published in English- and…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Disabilities, Foreign Countries, Elementary Secondary Education
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Hivner, Elizabeth; Hoke, Alicia; Francis, Erica; Ricci, Tiffany; Zurlo, Claire; Kraschnewski, Jennifer – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2019
Although research suggests various effective interventions to curb obesity, there remains a gap between current evidence and sustainable practice in schools and communities. School settings present a logical platform for this work, since children spend much of their time in school. This article describes the Building Healthy Schools Program, a…
Descriptors: Obesity, School Role, Partnerships in Education, Physical Activity Level
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