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Athan, Athit; Srisa-ard, Boonchom; Suikraduang, Arun – Educational Research and Reviews, 2015
The aim of this work is to develop and investigate the model for assessing learning management on the enrichment science classrooms in the upper secondary education of the Development and Promotion of Science and Technology Talents Project in Thailand. Using the research methodologies with the four phases: to investigate the background of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Instruction, Secondary School Science, Enrichment
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van Aswegen, Christa; Pendergast, Donna – International Research in Early Childhood Education, 2015
This article reports on the evaluation of one topic in an enrichment program designed for children in their early years of learning. The program is responsive to an increased understanding of the benefits for very young children of programs that not only take advantage of the sensitive periods for learning but that also assist parents to a take a…
Descriptors: Enrichment Activities, Mixed Methods Research, Early Childhood Education, Questionnaires
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Abbott, Amy L. – Middle School Journal, 2017
The detected decline in middle school students' school engagement during the period of young adolescence is concerning. As middle school can be perceived as a time in which plans for higher education and career considerations begin to take shape, planting seeds for future aspirations certainly seems appropriate. This article draws on the…
Descriptors: Student Interests, Middle School Students, Learner Engagement, Early Adolescents
Gubbels, Joyce; Segers, Eliane; Verhoeven, Ludo – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2014
In most industrialized societies, the regular educational system does not meet the educational needs of gifted pupils, causing a lag in their school achievement. One way in which more challenge can be provided to gifted children is with an enrichment program. In the present study, cognitive, socioemotional, and attitudinal effects of a triarchic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gifted, Children, Elementary School Students
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Supalo, Cary A.; Hill, April A.; Larrick, Carleigh G. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2014
Hands-on science enrichment experiences can be limited for students with blindness or low vision (BLV). This manuscript describes recent hands-on summer enrichment programs held for BLV students. Also presented are innovative technologies that were developed to provide spoken quantitative feedback for BLV students engaged in hands-on science…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Secondary School Science, High School Students, College Science
Anderson, Judy; Holmes, Kathryn; Tully, Deborah; Williams, Gaye – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2017
The four papers presented in this symposium report on the evaluation strategies and feedback from teachers as they embarked on designing and implementing STEM approaches to learning in secondary school contexts. The STEM professional learning program was designed to provide time and expert support so that cross-disciplinary school teams of up to…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Secondary School Teachers, Student Experience, Learner Engagement
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Payne, Pamela B.; Brower, Naomi; Lefthand, Matthew – Journal of Extension, 2019
Couples often seek marital education to strengthen their relationships. This article explores the program effectiveness of a multiyear, multicounty marriage enrichment event. Analysis of retrospective "pre-then-post" evaluations across 2 years of the event (N = 480 in 2015; N = 554 in 2016) suggests that participant knowledge increased…
Descriptors: Extension Education, Marriage, Program Effectiveness, Knowledge Level
Nathan, Linda – Phi Delta Kappan, 2015
The author outlines the many ways in which schools may partner with businesses, higher education institutions, and nonprofits to provide students with training, jobs, and enrichment that that otherwise would not receive. The author speaks from her experience as founding headmaster of the Boston Arts Academy and years of working to effectuate…
Descriptors: School Community Relationship, School Business Relationship, College School Cooperation, Partnerships in Education
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Kubekova, Sholpan N.; Kapralova, Viktoria I.; Ibraimova, Gulnur T.; Batyrbayeva, Aigul A. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The aim of the research is the study of the chemical and phase composition of enrichment wastes of manganiferous ore in Ushkatyn-III deposit and the synthesis of new materials by mechanochemical activation and subsequent heat treatment of the mechanical activation products. The use of XFA, infrared spectroscopy and electron probe microanalysis…
Descriptors: Wastes, Chemistry, Spectroscopy, Foreign Countries
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Kant, Joanita M.; Burckhard, Suzette R.; Meyers, Richard T. – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2018
Providing science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics (STEAM) culturally responsive enrichment activities is one way of promoting more interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) studies and careers among indigenous students. The purpose of the study was to explore the impact, if any, of STEAM culturally…
Descriptors: High School Students, Females, American Indian Culture, Culturally Relevant Education
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Sumowski, James F.; Wylie, Glenn R.; DeLuca, John; Chiaravalloti, Nancy – Brain, 2010
The cognitive reserve hypothesis helps to explain the incomplete relationship between brain disease and cognitive status in people with neurologic diseases, including Alzheimer's; disease and multiple sclerosis. Lifetime intellectual enrichment (estimated with education or vocabulary knowledge) lessens the negative impact of brain disease on…
Descriptors: Reaction Time, Dementia, Diseases, Patients
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Phelps, Kenneth W.; McCammon, Susan L.; Wuensch, Karl L.; Golden, Jeannie A. – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2009
Background: Past researchers have focused primarily on the associated negative impact of caring for a child with special needs. In this study, caregivers report the enrichment and stress of caring for a child with an autism spectrum disorder. Method Eighty caregivers completed the "Social Communication Questionnaire" (SCQ), "Effects of the…
Descriptors: Autism, Caregivers, Measures (Individuals), Severity (of Disability)
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Kaul, Corina R.; Johnsen, Susan K.; Saxon, Terrill F.; Witte, Mary M. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2016
"Overlooked gems" is the term used in gifted education to describe high-potential, low-income students who are unable to excel because of significant barriers in their homes, environments, and educational systems. To address these barriers, educators have offered enrichment and other types of talent development programs to this at-risk…
Descriptors: Low Income Students, Gifted, Academically Gifted, Enrichment Activities
Hudson, Autumn M. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This action research study describes the influence of differentiation of reading instruction based on student choice and interest on the reading growth of seventh-grade special education students in the academic enrichment classroom. This research was grounded in the theoretical framework that involves differentiation of instruction (Tomlinson,…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Special Education, Student Attitudes, Individualized Instruction
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Rakich, Sladjana S.; Tran, Vinh – European Journal of STEM Education, 2016
Often STEM schools and STEM enrichment programs attract primarily high achieving students or those with strong motivation or interest. However, to ensure that more students pursue interest in STEM, steps must be taken to provide access for all students. For a balanced and integrated career development focus, schools must provide learning…
Descriptors: STEM Education, College Readiness, Career Readiness, Intervention
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