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Thomas, George; Atkinson, Cathy – Educational Psychology in Practice, 2017
This study sought to establish pupil and teacher views about a six-hour, whole-class mindfulness programme called Paws.b. Pupil post-intervention focus groups and teacher semi-structured interviews were used to ascertain what was interesting and useful about Paws.b, and how it could be developed. Audio recordings were transcribed and thematically…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Educational Psychology
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Select Committee on Equal Educational Opportunity. – 1971
These transcripts of the Senate Select Committee on Equal Educational Opportunity include testimony by Dr. Owen Kiernan, Dr. Benjamin Epstein, J. F. Banks, Dr. Bettie M. Smith, Dr. Albert Baxter, Thomas Wm. George, and Samuel B. Ethridge. The main topic of the Senate hearing was the displacement and present status of black school principals in…
Descriptors: Administrator Selection, Black Community, Black Employment, Black Leadership
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Roy, George J.; Bush, Sarah B.; Hodges, Thomas E.; Safi, Farshid – Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 2017
As teachers consider what it means for students to "do mathematics" successfully, they must explore their role as teachers in a way that strategically supports students as powerful agents for their own learning. As teachers foster a classroom environment based on agreed-on expectations, they must help students learn how to engage in…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Grade 6, Middle School Students
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Jaki, Thomas; Kim, Minjung; Lamont, Andrea; George, Melissa; Chang, Chi; Feaster, Daniel; Van Horn, M. Lee – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 2019
Regression mixture models are a statistical approach used for estimating heterogeneity in effects. This study investigates the impact of sample size on regression mixture's ability to produce "stable" results. Monte Carlo simulations and analysis of resamples from an application data set were used to illustrate the types of problems that…
Descriptors: Sample Size, Computation, Regression (Statistics), Reliability
Payne, Barbara, Ed.; Brewer, Earl D. C., Ed. – 1989
This collection reports on the Gerontology in Theological Education (GITE) project developed at the Gerontology Center of Georgia State University, which was designed to introduce curriculum on aging into theological education. It focuses on the experiences of the Gerontology Center and three seminaries involved in the project: Candler School of…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Aging (Individuals), Church Related Colleges, Counseling Techniques
Steinberg, Matthew P.; Yang, Haisheng – Thomas B. Fordham Institute, 2020
Study after study has found that new teachers tend to be less effective than educators with more experience. But despite having more junior staff, charter networks (referred to as CMOs) often outperform their district peers. So what's their secret? To find out, this study explores how teacher effectiveness varies and evolves across traditional and…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Improvement, Charter Schools, Public Schools
Jenkins, Hugh M.; And Others – 1983
The range of problems, issues, and practices pertaining to international educational interchange in higher education are reviewed in this handbook for campus-based personnel and the community at large dealing with the 300,000 foreign students in America. Needs and obligations of both students and institutions are spelled out, and guidelines are…
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, College Administration, College Admission, College Students
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Carlson, Thomas Stone; McGeorge, Christi R.; Toomey, Russell B. – Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 2013
This study established the validity and factor structure of the Affirmative Training Inventory (ATI; T. S. Carlson, C. R. McGeorge & M. Rock, unpublished) as a measure of lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) affirmative clinical training. Additionally, this study examined the latent associations among the subscales of the ATI and the Sexual…
Descriptors: Test Validity, Factor Structure, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation
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Thomas, George B. – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 1993
Describes the reality of a full-time consultant who works in both the nonprofit and commercial worlds. Suggests that the best of full-time consulting is the variety and the worst is the total lack of security. (JOW)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Consultants, Professional Development
Thomas, George B. – Saturday Rev, 1969
From the monthly Saturday Review supplement, "Education in America, sponsored by the Charles F. Kettering Foundation.
Descriptors: Bus Transportation, Centralization, Decentralization, Decision Making
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McDowell, Jacqueline; Cunningham, George B. – Quest, 2009
The purpose of this article is to examine factors that influence how Black female athletic administrators negotiate their personal identity. Negotiation of identities is not only about what people say and do, but where and when they do it, as well as with whom they do it. Thus, it is important to identify social, personal, and organizational…
Descriptors: Social Status, Physical Activities, Females, African Americans
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Ehrenberg, Ronald G.; Jakubson, George H.; Martin, Mirinda L.; Main, Joyce B.; Eisenberg, Thomas – Economics of Education Review, 2012
Our paper focuses on the role that the gender composition of the leaders of American colleges and universities--trustees, presidents, and provosts--play in influencing the rate at which academic institutions diversify their faculty across gender lines. Our analyses make use of institutional level panel data that we have collected for a large…
Descriptors: Diversity (Faculty), Women Faculty, Trustees, College Presidents
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DuPaul, George J.; Reid, Robert; Anastopoulos, Arthur D.; Power, Thomas J. – School Psychology Quarterly, 2014
The purpose of the present study was to examine (a) the teacher-reported prevalence of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms and associated impairment in a nationally representative sample of children and adolescents and (b) the degree to which prevalence varied as a function of student and teacher characteristics.…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Incidence, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Teacher Attitudes
Thomas, George B.; And Others – Journal of the College and University Personnel Association, 1977
Skills assessment for administrators should include an examination of how individual managerial style relates to the institutional climate, institutional authority patterns, and stage of institutional development. Specific purposes of administrator evaluation are identified, and practices and procedures are reviewed. (Author/LBH)
Descriptors: Administration, Administrator Evaluation, Evaluation Criteria, Governance
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Thomas, Lisa B.; Shapiro, Edward S.; DuPaul, George J.; Lutz, J. Gary; Kern, Lee – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2011
The relationship between direct and indirect measurements of social skills and social problem behaviors for preschool children at risk for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) was examined. Participants included 137 preschool children, aged 3 to 5 years, at risk for ADHD, who were participating in a larger study examining the effects of…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Social Problems, Play, Early Intervention
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