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Cady, Susan G. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2005
Since the first DNA model was created approximately 50 years ago using molecular models, students and teachers have been building simplified DNA models from various practical materials. A 3D double-helical DNA model, made by placing beads on a wire and stringing beads through holes in plastic canvas, is described. Suggestions are given to enhance…
Descriptors: Genetics, Chemistry, Models, Science Education
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Hopkins, Theresa M.; Cady, Jo Ann – Teaching Children Mathematics, 2007
This article reports on the use of a unique number system to facilitate teachers' understanding of the concepts of place value. Teachers' mastery of base-ten may hinder their recognition of the difficulties students have with place value, so the authors created a number system that used five symbols to represent values. Using this system, teachers…
Descriptors: Number Systems, Number Concepts, Experiential Learning, Faculty Development
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Knight, George P.; Berkel, Cady; Umana-Taylor, Adriana J.; Gonzales, Nancy A.; Ettekal, Idean; Jaconis, Maryanne; Boyd, Brenna M. – Journal of Marriage and Family, 2011
Research has documented a relation between parents' ethnic socialization and youth's ethnic identity, yet there has been little research examining the transmission of cultural values from parents to their children through ethnic socialization and ethnic identity. This study examines a prospective model in which mothers' and fathers' Mexican…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Socialization, Mothers, Mexican Americans
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Haskett, Mary E.; Kotter-Grühn, Dana; Majumder, Suman – Journal of College Student Development, 2020
There has been more attention to insecurity among college students for basic needs (e.g., Miles, McBeath, Brockett, & Sorenson, 2017; Morris, Smith, Davis, & Null, 2016); however, published research on student food insecurity and housing insecurity remains sparse. It is critical to understand the prevalence of these challenges because they…
Descriptors: College Students, Hunger, Food, Housing
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Berkel, Cady; Knight, George P.; Zeiders, Katharine H.; Tein, Jenn-Yun; Roosa, Mark W.; Gonzales, Nancy A.; Saenz, Delia – Journal of Research on Adolescence, 2010
Mexican American adolescents face disparities in mental health and academic achievement, perhaps in part because of discrimination experiences. However, culturally related values, fostered by ethnic pride and socialization, may serve to mitigate the negative impact of discrimination. Guided by the Stress Process Model, the current study examined…
Descriptors: Mexican Americans, Adolescents, Cultural Influences, Access to Health Care
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Stuart, Shannon K.; Connor, Mary; Cady, Karin; Zweifel, Alicia – International Journal of Whole Schooling, 2007
This article describes a multiage classroom led by three co-teachers who facilitate the education of 42 students ages six through nine years. The classroom is located in a public school district that practices inclusion and subscribes to the principles of whole schooling. A literature review defines the concepts of co-teaching, multiage education,…
Descriptors: Multigraded Classes, Mixed Age Grouping, Teaching Methods, Inclusive Schools
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Roosa, Mark W.; Zeiders, Katharine H.; Knight, George P.; Gonzales, Nancy A.; Tein, Jenn-Yun; Saenz, Delia; O'Donnell, Megan; Berkel, Cady – Developmental Psychology, 2011
Mexican American adolescents have higher rates of externalizing problems than their peers from other ethnic and racial groups. To begin the process of understanding factors related to externalizing problems in this population, this study used the social development model (SDM) and prospective data across the transition to junior high school from…
Descriptors: Research Needs, Mexican Americans, Adolescents, Hispanic Americans
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Brooke-Weiss, Blaire; Haggerty, Kevin P.; Fagan, Abigail A.; Hawkins, J. David; Cady, Rick – Prevention Researcher, 2008
Advances in prevention science in the past 25 years provide important direction for neighborhood and community efforts to improve the lives of youth. Prevention scientists have applied a public health approach to youth problems such as drug use and delinquency, and have shown that these problems can be prevented. The identification of risk and…
Descriptors: Youth Problems, Behavior Problems, Prevention, Public Health
Blank, Martin J.; Cady, Dan – School Administrator, 2004
Since 1962, the National Center for Community Education and the Coalition for Community Schools (NCCE) has been promoting community schools by providing leadership development, training and technical assistance. The Coalition is an alliance of 170 national, state and local organizations that promotes community schools as the most effective vehicle…
Descriptors: School Districts, Technical Assistance, Community Support, Community Resources
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Ryan, Joseph E. – New England Journal of History, 1995
This biographical essay focuses on Elizabeth Cady Stanton's strict religious upbringing and her conversion to a more rationalist ethic. Discusses Stanton's involvement in the abolitionist movement and draws parallels between the ideals of Jacksonian democracy and the early suffragette movement. (MJP)
Descriptors: Biographies, Females, Feminism, Parent Influence
Cady, JoAnn; Meier, Sherry L.; Lubinski, Cheryl A. – Mathematics Education Research Journal, 2006
In this article the development of two teachers as they make the transition from pre-service teachers to experienced teachers is examined. While these teachers participated in the same mathematics methods course and similar collaborative environments in their practicum experiences, their mathematics classroom instructional practices revealed stark…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Methods Courses, Intellectual Development, Mathematics Education
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Cady, JoAnn; Meier, Sherry L.; Lubinski, Cheryl A. – Journal of Educational Research, 2006
This longitudinal study documents the development of mathematics teachers as they make the transition from preservice to experienced teachers. Collaborative learning environments were created for these teachers in their field-based classrooms during their last year in the teacher-education program. The authors anticipated that these learning…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Mathematics Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Teaching Experience
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Young, Angela M.; Cady, Steven; Foxon, Marguerite J. – Human Resource Development Review, 2006
Issues of gender and mentoring are explored through several theoretical lenses--similarity-attraction paradigm, power dependence, social exchange, biological, and psychological theories--to provide a more comprehensive view of mentoring from a gender-based perspective. Issues related to gender and mentoring presented in past mentoring research and…
Descriptors: Career Development, Mentors, Gender Issues, Gender Differences
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Meier, Sherry L.; Rich, Beverly S.; Cady, JoAnn – Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy and Practice, 2006
This study considered middle school mathematics teachers use of rubrics to score non-traditional tasks. A group of eighth-grade teachers attended a two-day workshop where they evaluated assessment tasks and discussed the use of an associated scoring rubric. Scored samples of student work submitted by the teachers indicated that they had difficulty…
Descriptors: Mathematics Teachers, Scoring Rubrics, Educational Practices, Knowledge Base for Teaching
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Cady, Francis – Journal of Legal Education, 1976
A seminar entitled "The Juvenile and the Law" offered by the University of Connecticut Schools of Law and Social Work is described. Designed to foster interprofessional understanding, the class of half law and half social work students is taught by an interdisciplinary team and focuses on research by interdisciplinary student teams. (JT)
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, Delinquency, Higher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach
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