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Ogurlu, Üzeyir; Sevgi-Yalin, Hatun; Yavuz-Birben, Fazilet – Gifted Education International, 2018
This study aimed to examine the relationship between social-emotional learning skills and perceived social support of gifted students. Based on this relationship, the authors also examined to what extent social and emotional learning skills were predictive of social support. In addition, gender variables were compared in social and emotional…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Social Support Groups, Gifted
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Hartatiana; Darhim; Nurlaelah, Elah – International Education Studies, 2018
One of students' abilities which can facilitate them to understand geometric concepts is spatial reasoning ability. Spatial reasoning ability can be defined as an ability involving someone's cognitive processing to present and manipulate spatial figures, relationship, and figure formations. This research aims to find out significant difference on…
Descriptors: Junior High School Students, Spatial Ability, Thinking Skills, Teaching Models
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Ancell, Katherine S.; Bruns, Deborah A.; Chitiyo, Jonathan – Young Exceptional Children, 2018
Active family involvement in Early Childhood Special Education (ECSE) is regarded as a beneficial factor in young children's learning and development. One definition of family involvement is the active role parents take in their child's development and the knowledge and participation they share with professionals who are part of the child's daily…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Fathers, Parent Participation, Family Involvement
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Wilson, Marguerite Anne Fillion; Scarbrough, Burke – Critical Studies in Education, 2018
This article brings together ethnographies of two privileged educational settings in the United States--a private school in California's Central Valley following the progressivist Sudbury model, and an affluent New England boarding school's summer enrichment program. Each of these institutions serves as an alternative to and/or extension of…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Private Schools, Boarding Schools, Summer Programs
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Tay, Juliana; Salazar, Alissa; Lee, Hyeseong – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2018
Most pre-kindergarten (pre-K) and kindergarten curricula are challenging and engaging, but few are strongly grounded in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education. In this study, the authors examined parental perception (N = 55) of the influences of a Saturday STEM enrichment program in one university center on pre-K and…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Preschool Education, Kindergarten, Parent Attitudes
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Young, Jamaal; Young, Jemimah – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2018
The researchers tested a model of the structural relationship between Black student engagement in out-of-school time (OST) science enrichment and participation in advanced science courses in high school. The participants in the sample were Black students (N = 3,173) who participated in the High School Longitudinal Study of 2009/2012. The student…
Descriptors: Correlation, After School Programs, Enrichment Activities, African American Students
Gafney, Leo – Online Submission, 2017
This report is based on several evaluations of NSF-funded geoscience projects at Stony Brook University on Long Island, NY. The report reviews the status of K-12 geoscience education, identifying challenges posed by the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), the experiences of university faculty engaged in teacher preparation, state…
Descriptors: Science Education, Earth Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Program Evaluation
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Kim, Hyejoo – Research in Drama Education, 2017
During the second half of 2014 in Seoul, South Korea, the author participated in the "Integrated Culture & Arts Education Workshop," which was held for local teachers and theatre practitioners. During the workshop, a group of participants designed a programme based on theatre conventions and dealing with social issues for youth.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Art Education, Integrated Curriculum, Drama
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Kim, Mihyeon; Cross, Jennifer; Cross, Tracy – Gifted Child Today, 2017
Examining lessons learned through 4 years of experience of hosting Camp Launch, a university-based residential science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) enrichment program for low-income, high-ability, middle school students, this article explores components of the program and offers suggestions for implementing programs that serve…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Youth, STEM Education, Enrichment, Enrichment Activities
Magaña, Alex; Saab, Michelle; Svoboda, Valerie – Phi Delta Kappan, 2017
In 2012, things were not looking good for Grant Beacon Middle School in Denver, Colorado. Enrollment numbers were declining, students were not reaching required academic levels, and the Denver Public Schools district designated the school as on watch. By implementing a plan that emphasized expanded learning opportunities--adding five hours to the…
Descriptors: Enrichment Activities, Educational Improvement, Educational Change, Extended School Day
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Tham, Jason Chew Kit – Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, 2017
As technology continues to become more ubiquitous and touches almost every aspect of the composing process, students and teachers are faced with new means to make writing a multimodal experience. This article embraces the emerging sector of wearable technology, presenting wearable writing strategies that would reimagine composition pedagogy.…
Descriptors: Enrichment Activities, Peer Evaluation, Feedback (Response), Video Technology
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Barnes, Tia Navelene; Leite, Walter; Smith, Stephen W. – Journal of School Violence, 2017
Violence prevention programs are commonplace in today's schools, though reviews of the literature reveal mixed empirical findings on their effectiveness. Often, these programs include a variety of components such as social skills training, student mentoring, and activities designed to build a sense of school community that have not been tested for…
Descriptors: Quasiexperimental Design, Violence, Prevention, Educational Environment
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Young, Jamaal; Ortiz, Nickolaus; Young, Jemimah – International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology, 2017
This study is a meta-analysis of the effects of out-of-school time (after school, summer camps, enrichment programs, etc.) on the student interest in STEM. This study was guided by the following research questions: (1) How effective is OST as a means to foster student interest in STEM? (2) How does the effectiveness of OST differ by program and…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Meta Analysis, Summer Programs, Enrichment Activities
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Lamorey, Suzanne – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2017
The home visiting component of early childhood education programs provides an important portal through which to observe family interactions as well as gain insights about the ethnotheories of the home visitor. Home visits were videotaped in the United States and in Turkey to analyze training and program effectiveness. One striking feature of this…
Descriptors: Home Visits, Program Effectiveness, Cultural Influences, Video Technology
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Banerjee, Pallavi Amitava – Oxford Review of Education, 2017
Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) skills are very valuable for economic growth. However, the number of young people pursuing STEM learning trajectories in the United Kingdom was lower than the predicted demand during the last decade. Several STEM enrichment and enhancement activities were thus funded by the government,…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Foreign Countries, Enrichment Activities, Mathematics Skills
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