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Gestsdottir, Steinunn; Geldhof, G. John; Lerner, Jacqueline V.; Lerner, Richard M. – International Journal of Developmental Science, 2017
The "5 Cs of PYD Model" is an influential theory involving the role of Intentional Self-Regulation (ISR) in positive youth development (PYD). The model, which was developed with U.S. populations, has recently been used in other cultural contexts and, as such, the measurement invariance of the ISR-PYD model across cultural contexts must…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Self Control, Models, Foreign Countries
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Smith, M. Cecil; Darfler, Anne – Journal of Science Teacher Education, 2012
US educators express concern that students are turning away from the study of science and have little interest in pursuing science careers. Nationally, science achievement scores for 8th graders are unchanged since 1996, but 12th graders' scores have significantly decreased. A shortcoming of education reform efforts is lack of attention to…
Descriptors: Science Careers, Teacher Characteristics, Science Achievement, Standardized Tests
Roehlkepartain, Jolene L.; Leffert, Nancy – 2000
Providing children developmental assets such as family support, a caring neighborhood, positive values, and social skills will help them to grow up healthy, well-adjusted, and strong. This book spells out more than 1,000 practical, creative ways to build 40 key assets in children from birth to 11 years. The book describes developmental assets as…
Descriptors: Activities, Adult Child Relationship, Caregiver Child Relationship, Child Rearing
Lucero, Maria Guajardo – 2000
Applying the research-based developmental assets list of 40 positive relationships, experiences, and values as a framework for positive youth development provides communities with a set of factors associated with increased healthy behaviors and fewer high-risk behaviors. Beginning with a question regarding the applicability of this model for youth…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Change Strategies, Child Development, Cultural Awareness
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Pitcock, Sarah; Seidel, Bob – State Education Standard, 2015
As numerous studies from 1906 on have confirmed, children lose ground in learning if they lack opportunities for building skills over the summer. Nonetheless, summer learning loss comes up but rarely in the national discussion of education reform. By the end of summer, students perform on average one month behind where they left off in the spring.…
Descriptors: Summer Programs, Maintenance, Program Development, Educational Policy
Leahy, Kevin B. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The CIO fulfills an important role for most business organizations by leading the information technology department and by aligning the firm's information technology assets with its corporate strategy. There is little research regarding the important components of CIO development and the relationships among these elements. This study examines…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Administrators, Information Technology, Grounded Theory
Farber, Wendy; Burgess, Beth – 2002
This KIDS COUNT report examines trends in the well-being of Vermont's youth. The report balances at-risk youth data with survey results related to "positive youth development," an approach that promotes beneficial attributes of youth and their communities. Following an introduction and discussion of positive youth development and youth…
Descriptors: Adolescent Behavior, Adolescent Development, Adolescents, Delinquency
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Reclaiming Children and Youth, 2013
This article describes how use of the "Developmental Audit" tool and related court documents shaped the outcome of the life of a young Mexican man who lived a remarkable saga of resilience, in his struggle to come to the United Stated (USA) to be reunited with his mother. As a small child, strong work ethics and support of family were…
Descriptors: Mexican Americans, Immigrants, English (Second Language), Child Development
Pierpont, Katherine – Teaching Pre K-8, 2006
This article describes the ASSETS School, a K-12 school for gifted, dyslexic, and gifted-dyslexic children in Honolulu, Hawaii. Originally founded as a school that provided specialized education for developmentally disabled children of military families stationed in Hawaii, in the mid 70s, ASSETS rededicated its mission to become a haven for…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Elementary Secondary Education, Dyslexia, Special Education
Benson, Peter L. – 1997
This book challenges American communities to reclaim their responsibility for raising healthy, successful, and caring children and adolescents. The book also offers a critique of American culture along with practical strategies for uniting and mobilizing communities around a shared vision of healthy development. The book argues that three…
Descriptors: Child Advocacy, Child Behavior, Child Health, Child Rearing
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Carriuolo, Nancy E. – Journal of Developmental Education, 2000
Presents suggestions from four former presidents of the National Association of Developmental Education on how educators might use a developmental education background as an asset rather than a liability in career development. Suggestions include: (1) broaden your view of developmental education; (2) generalize your skills; and (3) don't run…
Descriptors: Career Development, Career Guidance, Community Colleges, Developmental Studies Programs
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Theokas, Christina; Lerner, Richard M. – Applied Developmental Science, 2006
The relations among observed ecological assets in youth's families, schools, and neighborhoods with positive and negative developmental outcomes were assessed with a sample of 646 fifth-grade youth. The majority of participants were Latino (37.5%) or European American (35.5%) and lived in 2-parent families. Ecological asset indicators were…
Descriptors: Child Development, Grade 5, Elementary School Students, Social Environment
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Tharinger, Deborah – Journal of School Psychology, 2000
Supports the view that children's developmental status and varied family, school, and cultural contexts all caution overgeneralization on empirically supported treatments. Supports Hughes' notion of developmental psychopathology as a relevant asset for school psychology practice and intervention research. Discusses several obstacles when applying…
Descriptors: Child Development, Child Psychology, Counseling Theories, Developmental Psychology
Ravitch, Nancy Kathryn – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Assessment of social and emotional learning (SEL) in young children is critical to understanding developmental progress and informing care and instruction. The current study investigated the development of a behavior rating scale designed to measure SEL skills in preschool-age children. The primary objective of this study was to investigate the…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Social Development, Emotional Development, Resilience (Psychology)
Coogle, Christan Grygas – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of this qualitative study is to investigate the early intervention experiences of mothers who have a young child at risk for an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). More specifically, the goal was to explore the family centered help giving practices mothers identify and how these practices affect their early intervention experiences. Five…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Mothers, Qualitative Research, At Risk Persons
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