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Qabaja, Ziad Mohammed Mahmoud; Nafi', Jamal Subhi Ismail; Abu-Nimah, Maisa' Issa Khalil – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
The study aimed at investigating the effect of using the "SQP2RS via WTL" strategy through science context to 10th graders' reading comprehension in English in Bethlehem district in Palestine. The study has been applied on a purposeful sample of 10th grade students at public schools in Bethlehem district in the academic year 2015/2016.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Reading Comprehension
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Suppo, Jennifer Lee; Mayton, Michael R. – Young Exceptional Children, 2012
"Bella is a 5-year-old girl with autism who attends a reverse inclusive preschool class. She primarily uses gestures and a communication binder to communicate with others. In addition, she is not toilet trained even though her teachers and her parents have tried numerous attempts over a 3-year period to train her. Bella also has gastrointestinal…
Descriptors: Autism, Toilet Training, Peer Acceptance, Children
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Fisher, Maisha T.; Purcell, Susie Spear; May, Rachel – English Education, 2009
This article examines relationships among process, product, and playmaking in a southeastern playwriting and performance program for teen girls, Playmaking for Girls (PFG). The authors have chosen to focus on tensions between process and product. Such tensions are present in the challenges teachers experience when privileging student-centered…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Playwriting, Creative Writing, Program Effectiveness
Netzer, Greg – Clearing, 1995
Discusses a model water quality monitoring project, Project Bridge, established to train minority girls about to enter eighth grade in scientific procedures followed by hands-on experimentation. Students spent a week monitoring water in an urban stream and analyzing results. (LZ)
Descriptors: Black Students, Environmental Education, Females, Junior High Schools
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Dad, Hukam; Ali, Riasat; Janjua, Muhammad Zaigham Qadeer; Shahzad, Saqib; Khan, Muhammad Saeed – Contemporary Issues in Education Research, 2010
The major purpose of the study was to compare the frequency and effectiveness of positive and negative reinforcement practices deployed by teachers in boys' and girls' secondary schools in urban and rural areas. It was hypothesized that there would be no difference in use of reward and punishment by teachers in secondary schools in urban and rural…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Positive Reinforcement, Secondary School Students, Student Behavior
Galuszka, Peter – Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, 2010
Two years after the opening of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, the $110 million center, opened with exhibits on how enslaved African-Americans risked their lives to make the northward trek to freedom. Today, however, the center is shifting its focus while serving as an educational focal point, research asset and change agent.…
Descriptors: Freedom, Sex Role, Change Agents, Slavery
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Cohen, Rona; Goodway, Jacqueline D.; Lidor, Ronnie – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2012
Background: To improve student performance, teachers need to evaluate the developmental level of the child and to deliver feedback statements that correspond with the student's ability to process the information delivered. Therefore, feedback aligned with the developmental level of the child (aligned developmental feedback--ADF) is sometimes…
Descriptors: Females, Instructional Effectiveness, School Holding Power, Prior Learning
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Tomul, Ekber; Çelik, Kazim; Tas, Ali – Eurasian Journal of Educational Research, 2012
Problem Statement: In Turkey, students' perceptions about teachers' discrimination and justice behaviors and their effects on teacher-student relations have not been extensively studied. Within educational contexts, especially in justice literature, there is a lack of research about the perceptions of teacher candidates, as well as about teachers'…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Teacher Behavior, Foreign Countries, Teacher Student Relationship
Powell, Tracie – Diverse: Issues in Higher Education, 2007
Troubled by the difficulties of training teachers in Liberia, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says she hopes to attract them from U.S. colleges and universities. Sirleaf envisions the Liberian Education Trust as a way to help repair a country devastated by two civil wars. The trust seeks to raise money so that the West African country can build 50…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Presidents, Educational Development, Trusts (Financial)
Low, Juliette – Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1919
So closely is learning interwoven with doing that to the Girl Scout herself all the scout activities are "just play." To the observant educator, the fundamentals of citizenship, good health, and community spirit are implanted through the natural ambition of the Girl Scout to strive for proficiency badges and scout honors. Subtler, but by no means…
Descriptors: Females, Citizenship Education, Youth Programs, Clubs
Verheyden-Hilliard, Mary E. – 1975
Expectations for childhood and its outcome take on quite different meanings when one designates the child as female. A girl needs an Affirmative Action Childhood to counteract the intensive, pervasive, and crippling socialization process which negatively and powerfully affects her aspirations, and, therefore, her future as an adult. Included in an…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Females, Feminism
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DeLoache, Judy S.; Simcock, Gabrielle; Macari, Suzanne – Developmental Psychology, 2007
Some normally developing young children show an intense, passionate interest in a particular category of objects or activities. The present article documents the existence of extremely intense interests that emerge very early in life and establishes some of the basic parameters of the phenomenon. Surveys and interviews with 177 parents revealed…
Descriptors: Interests, Young Children, Gender Differences, Surveys
Assaad, Marie; Bruce, Judith – SEEDS, 1997
Until recently in Egyptian society, girls--from the point when their schooling ends to marriage--existed in a social void. In Maqattam, the situation is changing as a unique intervention has begun to define alternative expectations and opportunities for adolescent girls, providing them with a bridge between childhood and marriage and childbearing.…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Allied Health Occupations Education, Community Development, Economic Development
Wade, Melanie – ProQuest LLC, 2010
Girls and women continue to be underrepresented in high school Advanced Placement computer science courses, undergraduate and graduate computer science programs at colleges and universities, and engineering programs and related careers. This is not to suggest that public schools train students to fulfill specific job needs, yet it is evident that…
Descriptors: Core Curriculum, Equal Education, Advanced Placement, Focus Groups
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Baker-Henningham, Helen; Meeks-Gardner, Julie; Chang, Susan; Walker, Susan – Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, 2009
Objective: The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between children's experiences of three different types of violence and academic achievement among primary school children in Kingston, Jamaica. Methods: A cross-sectional study of 1300 children in grade 5 [mean (S.D.) age: 11 (0.5) years] from 29 government primary schools in urban…
Descriptors: Intervention, Classroom Techniques, Urban Schools, Emotional Development
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