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Pearson, Barbara Zurer; Jackson, Janice E.; Wu, Haotian – Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 2014
Purpose: In this study, the authors explored alternative gold standards to validate an innovative, dialect-neutral language assessment. Method: Participants were 78 African American children, ages 5;0 (years;months) to 6;11. Twenty participants had previously been identified as having language impairment. The Diagnostic Evaluation of Language…
Descriptors: Language Tests, Test Validity, African American Children, Language Impairments
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Feldwisch, Rachel P. – Professional School Counseling, 2016
Many school counselors endorse using social justice advocacy to close achievement gaps. In this study, school counselors from a single state scored in the moderate to high range on the Social Issues Advocacy Scale. Results showed alignment between school counselors' self-endorsement of social justice advocacy and scores on the Advocacy…
Descriptors: School Counselors, Counselor Attitudes, Social Justice, Advocacy
Thier, Michael; Beach, Paul; Lench, Sarah Collins; Austin, Ellie; Coleman, Matt – Educational Policy Improvement Center, 2016
This policy brief discusses the United State's bias toward college-going as the gold standard and how to counteract that singular mode of thinking. The Educational Policy Improvement Center (EPIC) outlines why definitions of K-12 success should balance an emphasis on each C (college and career). EPIC also shows the related pitfalls of districts…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education
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Augspurger, Ashley E.; Stender, Anthony S.; Marchuk, Kyle; Greenbowe, Thomas J.; Fang, Ning – Journal of Chemical Education, 2014
An innovative and inexpensive optical microscopy experiment for a quantitative analysis or an instrumental analysis chemistry course is described. The students have hands-on experience with a dark field microscope and investigate the wavelength dependence of localized surface plasmon resonance in gold and silver nanoparticles. Students also…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Chemistry, Science Laboratories, Laboratory Equipment
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Thagard, Paul – Science & Education, 2014
Although mind-brain identity remains controversial, many other identities of ordinary things with scientific ones are well established. For example, air is a mixture of gases, water is H[subscript 2]O, and fire is rapid oxidation. This paper examines the history of 15 important identifications: air, blood, cloud, earth, electricity, fire, gold,…
Descriptors: Scientific Concepts, Concept Formation, Science History, Identification
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Anderson, James – Tech Directions, 2010
Project-based learning and academic integration are integral parts of the automotive technology program at Greenville High School. This Ohio comprehensive school has used both of these strategies for the past 15 years and their success is reflected in nine state SkillsUSA gold medals and one bronze, in addition to eight gold medals earned at the…
Descriptors: Student Projects, Active Learning, Success, Problem Based Learning
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American Psychologist, 2011
The American Psychological Foundation (APF) Gold Medal Awards recognize distinguished and enduring records of accomplishment in four areas of psychology: the application of psychology, the practice of psychology, psychology in the public interest, and the science of psychology. The 2011 recipient of the Gold Medal Award for Life Achievement in…
Descriptors: Awards, School Psychologists, Psychology, Recognition (Achievement)
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American Psychologist, 2011
The American Psychological Foundation (APF) Gold Medal Awards recognize distinguished and enduring records of accomplishment in four areas of psychology: the application of psychology, the practice of psychology, psychology in the public interest, and the science of psychology. The 2011 recipient of the Gold Medal Award for Life Achievement in the…
Descriptors: Awards, Psychology, Recognition (Achievement), Citizenship
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American Psychologist, 2011
The American Psychological Foundation (APF) Gold Medal Awards recognize distinguished and enduring records of accomplishment in four areas of psychology: the application of psychology, the practice of psychology, psychology in the public interest, and the science of psychology. The 2011 recipient of the Gold Medal Award for Life Achievement in the…
Descriptors: Awards, School Psychologists, Psychology, Homosexuality
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American Psychologist, 2011
The American Psychological Foundation (APF) Gold Medal Awards recognize distinguished and enduring records of accomplishment in four areas of psychology: the application of psychology, the practice of psychology, psychology in the public interest, and the science of psychology. The 2011 recipient of the Gold Medal Award for Life Achievement in the…
Descriptors: Awards, School Psychologists, Recognition (Achievement), Psychology
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Dickson, Kelsey S.; Suhrheinrich, Jessica; Rieth, Sarah R.; Stahmer, Aubyn C. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2018
Cross-informant ratings of are considered gold standard for child behavioral assessment. To date, little work has examined informant ratings of adaptive functioning for youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). In a large, diverse sample of youth with ASD, this study evaluated parent-teacher concordance of ratings of adaptive functioning and…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Severity (of Disability), Cognitive Ability
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Donica, Denise K.; Massengill, Meghan; Gooden, Mary Jessup – Journal of Occupational Therapy, Schools & Early Intervention, 2018
Literature has indicated conflicting results regarding the relationship between grasp patterns and legible handwriting. Historically, the dynamic tripod grasp was viewed as the gold standard, but more recent literature indicates that grasp may not have as much of an effect on handwriting legibility as once thought. The purpose of this study is to…
Descriptors: Handwriting, Psychomotor Skills, Elementary School Students, Grade 1
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Klein-Tasman, Bonita P.; Mervis, Carolyn B. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2018
Gold-standard diagnostic assessments of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) symptomatology were conducted on 63 children (mean CA: 8.81 years) with 7q11.23 duplication syndrome, one of the copy number variants identified by Sanders et al. ("Neuron" 70:863-885, 2011a) as associated with ASD. ASD classification rate was 39.6% for the Autism…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Clinical Diagnosis, Age Differences
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Carroll, James Edward – Teaching History, 2018
Puzzled by the shrugs and unimaginative responses of his students when asked certain counterfactual questions, James Edward Carroll set out to explore what types of counterfactual questions would elicit sophisticated causal explanations. During his pursuit of the 'gold standard' of counterfactual reasoning, Carroll drew upon theories of academic…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Social Bias, Social Attitudes, United States History
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Ryan, Louise; Lorinc, Magdolna – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2018
There is growing international interest in young people's post-compulsory education pathways. In contexts of 'widening participation' as university is increasingly 'normalised,' how do young people choose alternative routes into training and employment? While in Britain apprenticeships are a key aspect of government strategy, there are many…
Descriptors: Perception, Bias, Youth, Apprenticeships
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