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Freed, Jennifer; Lowenstein, Melissa – Childhood Education, 2017
Since 2013, AHA! (Attitude. Harmony. Achievement) has trained over 300 AHA! Peace Builder youth at six area schools in Santa Barbara, California. These young people have conducted outreach to more than 5,000 additional peers, family members, and community members via Connection Circles, which they led during class, between classes, at AHA! Peace…
Descriptors: Youth Programs, Conflict Resolution, Student Leadership, Training
Moss, Barbara, Ed.; Lapp, Diane, Ed. – Guilford Publications, 2009
Even the youngest readers and writers in today's classrooms can benefit enormously from engagement with a wide range of traditional and nontraditional texts. This teacher-friendly handbook is packed with creative strategies for introducing K-3 students to fiction, poetry, and plays; informational texts; graphic novels; digital storytelling;…
Descriptors: Protocol Analysis, High Stakes Tests, Visual Aids, Biographies
Hayn, Judith A., Ed.; Kaplan, Jeffrey S., Ed. – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2012
"Teaching Young Adult Literature Today" introduces the reader to what is current and relevant in the plethora of good books available for adolescents. More importantly, literary experts illustrate how teachers everywhere can help their students become lifelong readers by simply introducing them to great reads--smart, insightful, and engaging books…
Descriptors: Reading Lists, Adolescent Literature, Language Arts, Young Adults
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Young, Barbara; Hynes, Wendy; Hynes, Morgan – Journal of Learning Spaces, 2021
While the interior design of classroom spaces has evolved to support active learning methods, few studies have isolated environment changes from curriculum changes to understand the impact of space on behavior (Brooks, Walker, & Baepler, 2014). Adapting an observation instrument from the Brooks (2012) study, "Space and Consequences",…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Active Learning, Classroom Design, Classroom Environment
Pfeiffer, Steven I., Ed. – APA Books, 2017
This handbook incorporates the most recent thinking and cutting-edge research from a wide range of fields related to gifted education, including developmental and social psychology, the neurosciences, cognitive science, and education. It consists of six sections: (1) History and global perspectives on the gifted field and talent development; (2)…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Talent Development, Theories, Talent Identification
Monroe, Eula Ewing, Ed.; Young, Terrell A., Ed.; Fuentes, Debra S., Ed.; Dial, Olivia Haworth, Ed. – National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2018
"Deepening Students' Mathematical Understanding with Children's Literature" is an important addition NCTM's books that focus on high quality children's books to create engaging and meaningful tasks that deepen mathematics learning for pre-K and elementary students. Classroom teachers in early childhood and elementary grades will find the…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Students, Teaching Methods
Young, Barbara; Clark, Laura – Online Submission, 2017
The qualitative study investigated the cultural adjustment experiences of Saudi Women International Graduate Students studying for the first time in a mixed-gender environment in the United States. Questions for the study invited the Saudi women to share prior expectations about coming to study in the United States compared to the reality of their…
Descriptors: Student Adjustment, Arabs, Females, Graduate Students
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Young, Barbara N.; Snead, Donald – Journal of Learning in Higher Education, 2017
Enrollment of Saudi Arabian International students' in United States institutions of higher learning has increased substantially over the years since King Abdullah initially launched the Saudi scholarship program in 2005 that was renewed in 2010 and funded an outward flow of Saudi student, including females, to universities worldwide. A commitment…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Foreign Students, Student Experience
Zigler, Edward, Ed.; Gilliam, Walter S., Ed.; Barnett, W. Steven, Ed. – Brookes Publishing Company, 2011
Targeted or universal pre-K? Direct instruction or learning through play? These and other debates are heating up as more and more young children across the country gain access to pre-K programs. Now there's a single volume that spotlights today's most urgent pre-K debates, explores each one from all sides, and paves the way for sound, educated…
Descriptors: Expertise, Direct Instruction, Caring, Credentials
Daye, Barbara; Young, Barbara – Journal of Developmental & Remedial Education, 1984
Focuses on the educational experiences of Barbara Young, a high school dropout and visually handicapped adult learner, who obtained a General Educational Development diploma and enrolled at a community college, a state university, and finally at a graduate school for a Master's degree in counselor education and research. (DMM)
Descriptors: College Students, Interviews, Personal Narratives, Student College Relationship
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Hedges, Helen – Early Child Development and Care, 2021
Many scholars are influenced by the theoretical contributions of Lev Vygotsky. Significant post-Vygotskian scholarly writing highlights sociocultural perspectives of understanding everyday, informal learning as an important phenomenon. Ideas of participatory learning, and knowledge building through participation and inquiry, are included in the…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Early Childhood Education, Learning Processes, Educational Practices
Lv, Wenpeng; Young, Barbara Newman – Online Submission, 2015
Sound, form, meaning, and usage are four essentials of a word. English is alphabetic in its writing system. A word's pronunciation is usually connected with its form; however, the relationship between sound and meaning has been controversial throughout the ages. Vocabulary mnemonics differ from each other in their primary focus of attention.…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Vocabulary Development
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Den Elzen, Katrin – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2019
This paper examines how people find happiness and create wellbeing when confronted by extreme adversity. Utilising the Dialogical Self Theory for an analysis of published autobiographies, it investigates two case studies, Nick Vujicic, who was born without limbs, and Austrian author Barbara Pachl-Eberhart, who narrates creating a fulfilled life…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Well Being, Psychological Patterns, Trauma
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Means, Barbara; Wang, Haiwen; Wei, Xin; Young, Viki; Iwatani, Emi – International Journal of STEM Education, 2021
Background: Inclusive STEM high schools seek to broaden STEM participation by accepting students on the basis of interest rather than test scores and providing a program sufficient to prepare students for a STEM major in college. Almost nonexistent before the present century, these high schools have proliferated over the last two decades as a…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Inclusion, STEM Education, High Schools
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Guo, Yi Maggie; Klein, Barbara D.; Ro, Young K. – Studies in Higher Education, 2020
This paper examines the relationships between student interest, self-efficacy, and perceptions of the instructor on a set of learning outcomes that include, but are broader than, traditional measures of student learning. Consistent with the focus of positive psychology, the study focuses not only on knowledge gains but also on the flow experience…
Descriptors: Student Interests, Self Efficacy, Student Satisfaction, Outcomes of Education
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