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Gregory, Anne; Clawson, Kathleen; Davis, Alycia; Gerewitz, Jennifer – Journal of Educational & Psychological Consultation, 2016
Restorative approaches to school discipline are increasingly being implemented throughout the United States in an attempt to reduce reliance on suspension and eradicate the racial discipline gap. Yet, little is known about the experience of students in classrooms utilizing restorative practices (RP). This study draws on student surveys (N = 412)…
Descriptors: Regression (Statistics), Discipline, Referral, Teacher Student Relationship
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Rappolt-Schlichtmann, Gabrielle; Daley, Samantha G.; Lim, Seoin; Lapinski, Scott; Robinson, Kristin H.; Johnson, Mindy – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2013
Science notebooks can play a critical role in activity-based science learning, but the tasks of recording, organizing, analyzing, and interpreting data create barriers that impede science learning for many students. This study (a) assessed in a randomized controlled trial the potential for a web-based science notebook designed using the Universal…
Descriptors: Elementary School Science, Access to Education, Student Journals, Computer Uses in Education
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Eddy, Sarah L.; Hogan, Kelly A. – CBE - Life Sciences Education, 2014
At the college level, the effectiveness of active-learning interventions is typically measured at the broadest scales: the achievement or retention of all students in a course. Coarse-grained measures like these cannot inform instructors about an intervention's relative effectiveness for the different student populations in their classrooms or…
Descriptors: College Students, Active Learning, Intervention, Academic Achievement
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Kersaint, Gladis; Dogbey, James; Barber, Jeff; Kephart, David – Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 2011
This study investigated outcomes (achievement, attitude, and retention) of college algebra students who had access to an online tutoring resource using a pre-posttest control group design. Students in the experimental groups were provided access to an online tutoring service unlike the students in the control group. Both groups had access to other…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Control Groups, Help Seeking, Tutorial Programs
Bringle, Robert G.; Hatcher, Julie A.; Muthiah, Richard N. – Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, 2010
Retention of college students is a priority of all colleges and universities. This research investigated whether or not student enrollment in a service-learning course in the fall semester of college was related to (a) intentions to stay on that campus, based on self-reports at the end of the semester, and (b) re-enrollment the following fall on…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Enrollment, Academic Persistence, College Freshmen
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Lane, Kathleen Lynne; Graham, Steve; Harris, Karen R.; Little, M. Annette; Sandmel, Karin; Brindle, Mary – Journal of Special Education, 2010
The effects of a secondary academic intervention implemented within the context of a three-tiered, positive behavior support model were examined in this study. Second-grade students with limited writing skills who also had either externalizing or internalizing behavior patterns were identified for participation using schoolwide data. Students…
Descriptors: Story Grammar, Behavior Patterns, Intervention, Females
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Chen, Chiu-Jung; Liu, Pei-Lin – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2007
This study evaluated the effects of a personalized computer-assisted mathematics problem-solving program on the performance and attitude of Taiwanese fourth grade students. The purpose of this study was to determine whether the personalized computer-assisted program improved student performance and attitude over the nonpersonalized program.…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Grade 4, Problem Solving, Foreign Countries
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Calhoon, Mary Beth; Al Otaiba, Stephanie; Greenberg, Daphne; King, Amber; Avalos, Annalise – Learning Disabilities Research & Practice, 2006
The purpose of this study was to examine the efficacy of a supplemental peer-tutoring reading program on phonological and reading fluency skills of first graders (N=78) who were in predominantly Hispanic Title 1 classrooms. Sixty-eight percent of the students were Hispanic, all were English speaking. Six classrooms were randomly assigned to either…
Descriptors: Reading Skills, Hispanic American Students, Grade 1, Learning Strategies
Woodward, John; Brown, Cyrus – Journal of Special Education, 2006
An important component of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Standards is the equity principle: All students should have access to a coherent, challenging mathematics curriculum. Many in the mathematics reform community have maintained that this principle can be achieved through one well-designed curriculum. However, the extant…
Descriptors: High Risk Students, Mathematics Teachers, Special Education, Mathematics Curriculum
Smithrim, Katharine; Upitis, Rena – Canadian Journal of Education, 2005
In this article, we describe the effects on student achievement and attitudes of a Canadian school-wide, arts education approach, "Learning Through the Arts" "(LTTA)". Our sample included over 6000 students and their parents, teachers, and principals. We gathered data, both at the outset and after three years of involvement in…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Academic Achievement
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Russell, Michael; Bebell, Damian; Higgins, Jennifer – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2004
This study compares teaching and learning activities in 4th and 5th grade classrooms that were permanently equipped with one laptop for each student and classrooms that share a cart of laptops that create a 1:1 laptop environment on a temporary basis. The study originated from a question posed to us by Andover Public Schools (MA): "How does…
Descriptors: Large Group Instruction, Grade 5, Student Surveys, Learning Activities