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García, Rosa M. – Center for Law and Social Policy, Inc. (CLASP), 2019
In today's globally competitive economy, low-income students, students of color, opportunity youth, and adult learners need a postsecondary education and work-based learning opportunities to secure family-sustaining jobs and careers. Since the Great Recession, the economy has added 11.6 million jobs. Ninety-nine percent of them have gone to…
Descriptors: Low Income Students, Education Work Relationship, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation
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Heras, Raquel; Medir, Rosa M.; Salazar, Olga – Education 3-13, 2020
Numerous publications demonstrate that outdoor and nature-based education benefit school children both physically, cognitively, emotionally and socially and may also promote pro-environmental behaviour. This study assesses the perceptions of 22 students aged 11 to 12 years old after a nature field trip. Such students attended a state-funded…
Descriptors: Childrens Attitudes, Field Trips, Outdoor Education, Educational Benefits
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Grafnetterova, Nikola; Gutierrez, Jocelyn A.; Banda, Rosa M. – Association of Mexican American Educators Journal, 2020
Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) enroll the majority of Latinx undergraduate students and constitute the second-largest institutional type in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I (D1). Yet, little is known about the role intercollegiate athletics play in fostering educational outcomes for Latinx students at HSIs.…
Descriptors: School Role, Hispanic American Students, Minority Serving Institutions, Outcomes of Education
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Weglarz-Ward, Jenna M.; Santos, Rosa Milagros; Timmer, Jennifer – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2019
Children with disabilities take part in child care programs across the country every day. However, existing research is lacking on how infants and toddlers with disabilities are supported in these inclusion efforts, particularly from the perspectives of child care and early intervention (EI) providers. In this article, we describe the results of a…
Descriptors: Infants, Disabilities, Child Care, Toddlers
Fees, Rachel E.; da Rosa, Jennifer A.; Durkin, Sarah S.; Murray, Mark M.; Moran, Angela L. – Online Submission, 2018
The United States Naval Academy (USNA) STEM Center for Education and Outreach addresses an urgent Navy and national need for more young people to pursue careers in STEM fields through world-wide outreach to 17,000 students and 900 teachers per year. To achieve this mission, the STEM Center has developed a hands-on and inquiry-based methodology to…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, STEM Education, Computer Security, Experiential Learning
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Fees, Rachel E.; da Rosa, Jennifer A.; Durkin, Sarah S.; Murray, Mark M.; Moran, Angela L. – International Journal of Computer Science Education in Schools, 2018
The United States Naval Academy (USNA) STEM Center for Education and Outreach addresses an urgent Navy and national need for more young people to pursue careers in STEM fields through world-wide outreach to 17,000 students and 900 teachers per year. To achieve this mission, the STEM Center has developed a hands-on and inquiry-based methodology to…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, STEM Education, Computer Security, Experiential Learning
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Jimenez, Rosa M. – Teacher Education and Practice, 2012
Immigration is often framed as a problem, yet it is also a time of remarkable opportunity. While immigrants come to the United States from all over the world, the author focuses on the unique and urgent issues related to Latino immigration. Immigrant Latinos have changed the face of America and U.S. schools. Approximately one in five K-12 students…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Immigration, Hispanic Americans, Hispanic American Students
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Soares, Gabriela M.; Zangerolamo, Lucas; Rosa, Lucas R. O.; Branco, Renato C. S.; Carneiro, Everardo M.; Barbosa-Sampaio, Helena Cristina – Advances in Physiology Education, 2019
Obesity and diabetes are two of the biggest public health problems in the modern world. One possible way to combat the rising prevalence of these diseases is through the spread of awareness about its consequences and how to prevent them. Therefore, educational interventions focused on teaching the physiological basis of these conditions might be…
Descriptors: Pamphlets, Diabetes, Obesity, High School Students
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Rosa, Nicole M.; Bogart, Kathleen R.; Bonnett, Amy K.; Estill, Mariah C.; Colton, Cassandra E. – Teaching of Psychology, 2016
Historically, psychology education about disability focused narrowly on psychiatric and cognitive disabilities. Furthermore, disability tends to be viewed from the medical model, rather than the social model endorsed by disability scholars, which describes disability as primarily socially constructed. Course offerings for the psychology…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Psychology, Disabilities, Course Content
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Cho, Rosa M. – Family Relations, 2011
This study empirically tested 3 mechanisms commonly suggested to disadvantage youths whose mothers are incarcerated in prison. An event history analysis of school dropout was conducted on a sample of 6,008 adolescents in a large city created by merging several Illinois state administrative data. Findings revealed that adolescents are indeed at…
Descriptors: Mothers, Dropout Rate, Correctional Institutions, Dropouts
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Oliveira, Deyvid G. M.; Rosa, Clarissa H.; Vargas, Bruna P.; Rosa, Diego S.; Silveira, Ma´rcia V.; de Moura, Neusa F.; Rosa, Gilber R. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2015
A five-week miniproject is described for an upper-division experimental organic chemistry course. The activities include synthesis of a phenylboronic acid via a Grignard reaction and its use in a Suzuki-Miyaura cross-coupling reaction. Technical skills and concepts normally presented in practical organic chemistry courses are covered, including…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Organic Chemistry, Undergraduate Students, College Science
Aceves, Aurelia De La Rosa; Greenberg, David M. – MDRC, 2015
Low-income neighborhoods no longer experience the levels of community wide disinvestment that they did through the 1990s, but their residents still face significant poverty, risk of displacement, and limited economic mobility. For this reason, Change Capital Fund (CCF), a New York City donor collaborative, formed to invest in sophisticated…
Descriptors: Community Programs, Economic Opportunities, Low Income Groups, Donors
US House of Representatives, 2020
This document records testimony from a hearing before the Committee on Education and Labor that was held to examine the Federal Government's response to school communities impacted by natural disasters and the diverse challenges our schools face on the road to recovery. Member statements were presented by: (1) Honorable Rick W. Allen, Ranking…
Descriptors: Hearings, Natural Disasters, Emergency Programs, Crisis Management
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Meadan, Hedda; Ostrosky, Michaelene M.; Santos, Rosa Milagros; Snodgrass, Melinda R. – Young Exceptional Children, 2013
The goal of prompting a child is to prevent him or her from making errors while learning a new skill, and to decrease the amount of time it takes to learn the new skill. As a child shows improvement in performing the skill, adults can fade the amount of assistance provided until the child reaches his or her level of independence. Several prompting…
Descriptors: Skill Development, Child Development, Teaching Methods, Prompting
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Monteiro, Silvia; Almeida, Leandro S.; Vasconcelos, Rosa M. – Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2012
The perceptions of students about their teachers have interested the academic and scientific community, regarding the improvement of the quality of higher education. This paper presents data obtained from interviews conducted with ten high achiever engineering students and focuses on the characteristics of teachers that are highly valued by the…
Descriptors: High Achievement, Teacher Role, Educational Quality, Interviews
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