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Cheney, Marshall K.; Vesely, Sara K.; Aspy, Cheryl B.; Oman, Roy F.; Tolma, Eleni L. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2018
The prospective associations between negative life events (NLEs) and adolescent alcohol use was examined using the Youth Asset Study. Participants (n = 1040 adolescents, mean age = 15.8 years) completed annual interviews which included a life events scale and alcohol use in the last 30 days. Family structure and parent education were assessed as…
Descriptors: Adolescent Attitudes, Adolescent Development, Drinking, Correlation
UK Department for Education, 2018
This publication provides non-statutory guidance from the Department for Education in England. It provides operational level advice and guidance to the Further Education (FE) and Skills sector in England on how to meet the requirements referred to as the Prevent Statutory Duty. It focuses in particular on those organisations that provide learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Postsecondary Education, Institutional Role, Prevention
National Center for Systemic Improvement at WestEd, 2018
Measuring children's social and emotional development can provide valuable information about how children are progressing in areas such as forming close and secure relationships, regulating and expressing their emotions, and showing empathy toward others. This resource provides information to early childhood practitioners and administrators…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Young Children, Measures (Individuals)
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Lieberman, Lauren J.; Kirk, T. Nicole; Justin A. Haegele – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2018
Introduction: Children who are deafblind have unique educational needs, especially when it comes to developing a foundation for recreation. This foundation includes a well-rounded physical education program. Purpose: The purpose of this study was to explore the experiences of adults who are deafblind as they recall their involvement in physical…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Transitional Programs, Deaf Blind, Physical Recreation Programs
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Chitiyo, Jonathan; May, Michael E. – Preventing School Failure, 2018
The Schoolwide Positive Behavior Intervention Support model (SWPBIS) continues to gain widespread use across schools in the United States and abroad. Despite its widespread implementation, little research has examined factors that influence its sustainability. Informed by Rogers's diffusion theory, this study examined school personnel's…
Descriptors: Positive Behavior Supports, Behavior Modification, Intervention, Sustainability
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Kim, Hyun Jung – Language Assessment Quarterly, 2015
Human raters are normally involved in L2 performance assessment; as a result, rater behavior has been widely investigated to reduce rater effects on test scores and to provide validity arguments. Yet raters' cognition and use of rubrics in their actual rating have rarely been explored qualitatively in L2 speaking assessments. In this study three…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Comparative Analysis, Evaluators, Second Language Learning
ExpandED Schools, 2014
ExpandED Schools (formerly TASC) has spent the past 17 years helping schools and community organizations find the right partners. This resource guide offers a guide to the strategic questions school teams might ask themselves and their potential partners to have the best outcomes for young people. The following attachment is included: School…
Descriptors: School Community Programs, Partnerships in Education, Guides, Community Schools
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Burke, Meghan M.; Hodapp, Robert M. – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2014
Although mothers of children with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) experience high levels of stress and schools constitute an important resource, the relation remains unknown between maternal stress and educational services. Responding to a national, web-based survey, 965 mothers of students with disabilities completed a 163-item…
Descriptors: Mothers, Stress Variables, Developmental Disabilities, Children
Villavicencio, Adriana; Klevan, Sarah; Guidry, Brandon; Wulach, Suzanne – Research Alliance for New York City Schools, 2014
In 2011, the New York City Mayor's Office, the Open Society Foundations, Bloomberg Philanthropies, and over 20 local agencies launched the Young Men's Initiative (YMI), a citywide effort to improve outcomes for Black and Latino young men in the areas of education, health, employment, and criminal justice. YMI is one of the single largest…
Descriptors: African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Males, Racial Differences
Villavicencio, Adriana; Klevan, Sarah; Guidry, Brandon; Wulach, Suzanne – Research Alliance for New York City Schools, 2014
This appendix describes the data collection and analytic processes used to develop the findings in the report "Promising Opportunities for Black and Latino Young Men." A central challenge was creating an analytic framework that could be uniformly applied to all schools, despite the individualized nature of their Expanded Success…
Descriptors: African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Males, Racial Differences
Villavicencio, Adriana; Klevan, Sarah; Guidry, Brandon; Wulach, Suzanne – Research Alliance for New York City Schools, 2014
In 2011, the New York City Mayor's Office, the Open Society Foundations, Bloomberg Philanthropies, and over 20 local agencies launched the Young Men's Initiative (YMI), a citywide effort to improve outcomes for Black and Latino young men in the areas of education, health, employment, and criminal justice. YMI is one of the single largest…
Descriptors: African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Males, Racial Differences
Moodie, Shannon; Daneri, Paula; Goldhagen, Samantha; Halle, Tamara; Green, Katie; LaMonte, Lauren – US Department of Health and Human Services, 2014
For children age birth to five, physical, cognitive, linguistic, and social-emotional growth and development occur at a rapid pace. While all children in this age range may not reach developmental milestones (e.g., smiling, saying first words, taking first steps) at the same time, development that does not happen within an expected timeframe can…
Descriptors: Young Children, Child Development, Screening Tests, Measurement Techniques
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Preckel, Franzis; Lipnevich, Anastasiya A.; Boehme, Katharina; Brandner, Lena; Georgi, Karsten; Konen, Tanja; Mursin, Katharina; Roberts, Richard D. – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2013
Background: Chronotype refers to individuals' preference for morning or evening activities. Its two dimensions (morningness and eveningness) are related to a number of academic outcomes. Aims: The main goal of the study was to investigate the incremental validity of chronotype as a predictor of academic achievement after controlling for a number…
Descriptors: High School Students, Foreign Countries, Grade 9, Grade 10
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Ng'ambi, Dick – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2013
Although there is an increasing use of emerging technologies (ETs) in higher education internationally and in South Africa in particular, there is little evidence that their use is transforming teaching and learning practice. Anecdotal evidence shows that there is a dichotomy between the technologies supported and used in higher education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Technological Advancement
Lane, Kathleen Lynne; Menzies, Holly Mariah; Oakes, Wendy Peia; Kalberg, Jemma Robertson – Guilford Publications, 2012
Straightforward, practical, and user friendly, this unique guide addresses an essential component of decision making in schools. The authors show how systematic screenings of behavior--used in conjunction with academic data--can enhance teachers' ability to teach and support all students within a response-to-intervention framework. Chapters review…
Descriptors: Screening Tests, Guides, Response to Intervention, Measures (Individuals)
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