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Holmes, Kerry P.; Rutledge, Susan; Gauthier, Lane Roy – Reading Horizons, 2009
This article addresses critical factors that impact learning for a growing population of students in American classrooms, the English Language Learner (ELL). Even in the smallest school districts, it is common for teachers to have one or more students with limited or no command of the English language in their classrooms. Many students in schools…
Descriptors: School Districts, Student Diversity, Limited English Speaking, English (Second Language)
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Umaña-Taylor, Adriana J.; Tynes, Brendesha M.; Toomey, Russell B.; Williams, David R.; Mitchell, Kimberly J. – Developmental Psychology, 2015
Guided by a risk and resilience framework, the current study examined the associations between Latino adolescents' ("n" = 219; "M" [subscript age] = 14.35; "SD" = 1.75) perceptions of ethnic discrimination in multiple settings (e.g., online, school) and several domains of adjustment (e.g., mental health, academic),…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Adolescents, Risk, Resilience (Psychology)
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Shin, Nana; Vaughn, Brian E.; Kim, Mina; Krzysik, Lisa; Bost, Kelly K.; McBride, Brent; Santos, Antonio J.; Peceguina, Ines; Coppola, Gabrielle – Merrill-Palmer Quarterly: Journal of Developmental Psychology, 2011
Achieving consensus on the definition and measurement of social competence (SC) for preschool children has proven difficult in the developmental sciences. We tested a hierarchical model in which SC is assumed to be a second-order latent variable by using longitudinal data (N = 345). We also tested the degree to which peer SC at Time 1 predicted…
Descriptors: Age, Preschool Children, Interpersonal Relationship, Interaction
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Gardner, Joby – Urban Review: Issues and Ideas in Public Education, 2011
In the context of talk about changing their lives, incarcerated young men and their supervisors talk about faith as a force for positive change. Given the historical and contemporary significance of religion as a locus of organizing and collective struggle, I argue that faith represents a potential asset in efforts to assist incarcerated young…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Institutionalized Persons, Males, Youth
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Hasegawa, Hiroshi – Babel, 2011
It is quite common for Australian schools introducing Japanese as a foreign language to engage native Japanese volunteers to assist in the classroom using a collaborative team-teaching approach. These volunteer Japanese assistant teachers, commonly referred to as Japanese Assistant Teachers (JATs), are an indispensable asset to school language…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Statistical Analysis, Japanese, Teaching Methods
Daniels, Denise H.; Clarkson, Patricia K. – Corwin, 2010
The early school years provide critical opportunities for children to develop foundational skills and positive attitudes toward learning. This book, the first in the "Classroom Insights from Educational Psychology" series, gives current and prospective PreK-3 teachers valuable insight into how young children feel, think, and learn. Denise H.…
Descriptors: Educational Psychology, Young Children, Student Adjustment, Teaching Methods
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Pettit, Gregory S.; Erath, Stephen A.; Lansford, Jennifer E.; Dodge, Kenneth A.; Bates, John E. – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2011
The predictive relations between social capital depth (high-quality relationships across contexts) and breadth (friendship network extensivity) and early-adult life adjustment outcomes were examined using data from a prospective longitudinal study. Interviews at age 22 yielded (a) psychometrically sound indexes of relationship quality with…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Social Capital, Adjustment (to Environment), Longitudinal Studies
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Sciutto, Mark; Richwine, Sally; Mentrikoski, Janelle; Niedzwiecki, Kathryn – Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 2012
In this study, adults with Asperger syndrome (AS) and caregivers of children with AS provided firsthand accounts of school-related challenges and influential instructional practices. A total of 94 participants (59 parents, 27 adults with AS, and 8 unspecified) completed an online survey containing open-ended questions about their (or their…
Descriptors: Asperger Syndrome, Teaching Methods, Educational Experience, Student Experience
Jucovy, Linda – 2001
This manual for trainers of new mentors offers activities for 2 workshops that together add up to between 5-6 hours of training. The activities are intended for preservice training and designed to help participants: understand their role as mentors; develop necessary skills and attitudes; understand the concept of positive youth development; learn…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Child Development, Children, Communication Skills
Morton, Marlys; Schwer, R. Keith; Daneshvary, Rennae; Potts, Robert; Klein, Freda – 2001
This KIDS COUNT data book details statewide trends in the well-being of Nevada's children. The statistical portrait is based on indicators of children's well-being in five areas: (1) health conditions and health care; (2) economic well-being; (3) education and achievement; (4) child and youth safety and welfare; and (5) juvenile justice. The data…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Birth Weight, Births to Single Women, Child Abuse
Benson, Peter L.; Galbraith, Judy; Espeland, Pamela – 1998
This book provides adolescents with strategies for building developmental assets that have been identified as crucial to success. The assets were identified using data from a survey of more than 250,000 students in grades 6-12. The 40 highlighted assets, grouped into two main types, are designated as either external or internal. The external…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Case Studies, Coping, Emotional Adjustment
National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education, 2011
The National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education (CARE), consisting of a national commission, research advisory group, and research team at New York University, aims to provoke thoughtful and actionable discussions about the mobility and educational opportunities for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs)…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Higher Education, Social Justice, Educational Opportunities
Corwin, Elise; Dunn, Lillian; Warco, Amanda; Lauria, Verna; Mulgrew-Daretany, Kathleen; Anzalone, Lisa – New York City Department of Education, 2014
In the last decade, there have been significant increases in the New York City high school graduation rates. Nevertheless, far too many students are graduating high school without the knowledge and skills they will need for college and career, and far too many continue to require remediation once they arrive at college. A central priority of the…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Time Management, College Readiness, Career Readiness
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Schiavone, Vincent; Gentry, Debra – Journal of Continuing Higher Education, 2014
One of the fastest-growing subpopulations of nontraditional college students is military veterans who enroll in institutions of higher education following their returns from deployment. Although much research has been conducted on veteran-students, much of that work has focused on issues such as veterans' finances or academic achievement, rather…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Students, Veterans, Veterans Education, College Students
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Waycaster, Pansy – Inquiry, 2004
The purpose of this study was to assess how well the ASSET, COMPASS, and in-house readiness tests actually do in their placement of students into the algebra developmental courses. Specifically, the author collected and analyzed student data from these placement tools and the core final exams for MTH 03 and MTH 04 to determine how well these…
Descriptors: Student Placement, Developmental Programs, Algebra, Remedial Mathematics
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