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Frumkin, Peter; Jastrzab, JoAnn; Vaaler, Margaret; Greeney, Adam; Grimm, Robert T., Jr.; Cramer, Kevin; Dietz, Nathan – Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2009
This study examines the short- and long-term impact of AmeriCorps participation on members' civic engagement, education, employment, and life skills. The analysis compares changes in the attitudes and behaviors of participants over time to those of individuals not enrolled in AmeriCorps, controlling for interest in national and community service,…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Program Effectiveness, Federal Programs, Participant Characteristics
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Ponitz, Claire Cameron; Rimm-Kaufman, Sara E.; Grimm, Kevin J.; Curby, Timothy W. – School Psychology Review, 2009
This study examined the extent to which kindergarteners' classroom behavioral engagement mediated the relation between global classroom quality and children's reading achievement. A structural equation framework was used to analyze data collected in a primarily low-income rural sample (N = 171). Children's reading achievement was measured in the…
Descriptors: Structural Equation Models, Reading Achievement, Kindergarten, Reading Skills
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Rimm-Kaufman, Sara E.; Curby, Tim W.; Grimm, Kevin J.; Brock, Laura L.; Nathanson, Lori – Developmental Psychology, 2009
In this study, the authors examined the extent to which children's self-regulation upon kindergarten entrance and classroom quality in kindergarten contributed to children's adaptive classroom behavior. Children's self-regulation was assessed using a direct assessment upon entrance into kindergarten. Classroom quality was measured on the basis of…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Student Behavior, Intervals, Self Control
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Brock, Laura L.; Rimm-Kaufman, Sara E.; Nathanson, Lori; Grimm, Kevin J. – Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 2009
Executive functioning (EF) refers to higher order thought processes considered foundational for problem-solving. EF has both "cool" cognitive and "hot" emotional components. This study asks: (a) what are the relative contributions of "hot" and "cool" EF to children's academic achievement? (b) What are the relative contributions of "hot" and "cool"…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Academic Achievement, Cognitive Processes, Kindergarten
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Schuepbach, Daniel; Huizinga, Mariette; Duschek, Stefan; Grimm, Simone; Boeker, Heinz; Hell, Daniel – Brain and Cognition, 2009
Set shifting provokes specific alterations of cerebral hemodynamics in basal cerebral arteries. However, no gender differences have been reported. In the following functional transcranial Doppler study, we introduced cerebral hemodynamic modulation to the aspects of set shifting during Wisconsin Card Sorting Test (WCST). Twenty-one subjects…
Descriptors: Metabolism, Females, Brain Hemisphere Functions, Gender Differences
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McArdle, John J.; Grimm, Kevin J.; Hamagami, Fumiaki; Bowles, Ryan P.; Meredith, William – Psychological Methods, 2009
The authors use multiple-sample longitudinal data from different test batteries to examine propositions about changes in constructs over the life span. The data come from 3 classic studies on intellectual abilities in which, in combination, 441 persons were repeatedly measured as many as 16 times over 70 years. They measured cognitive constructs…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Item Analysis, Item Response Theory, Models
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Brock, Laura L.; Nishida, Tracy K.; Chiong, Cynthia; Grimm, Kevin J.; Rimm-Kaufman, Sara E. – Journal of School Psychology, 2008
This study examines the contribution of the "Responsive Classroom" (RC) Approach, a set of teaching practices that integrate social and academic learning, to children's perceptions of their classroom, and children's academic and social performance over time. Three questions emerge: (a) What is the concurrent and cumulative relation between…
Descriptors: Structural Equation Models, Standardized Tests, Academic Achievement, Grade 3
Dote, Lillian; Cramer, Kevin; Dietz, Nathan; Grimm, Robert, Jr. – Corporation for National and Community Service, 2006
To identify key trends in college student volunteering and to understand their implications for growing volunteering among college students, the Corporation has produced a new report, titled "College Students Helping America," the most comprehensive national report ever conducted on college student volunteering in the United States. The…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Volunteers, Part Time Employment, Student Employment
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Arlandis, Sergio; Reyes-Torres, Agustín – Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research, 2018
This article approaches the study of children's literature as a threshold of change that allows readers to explore the reality around them, imagine other worlds and understand other perspectives. Based on the notion of the child's cognitive development organized into four stages--pre-reading, fantastic stage, fantastic-realistic stage and…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Self Concept, Imagination, Child Development
Zhang, Zhiyong; Liu, Haiyan – Grantee Submission, 2018
Latent change score models (LCSMs) proposed by McArdle (McArdle, 2000, 2009; McArdle & Nesselroade, 1994) offer a powerful tool for longitudinal data analysis. They are becoming increasingly popular in social and behavioral research (e.g., Gerstorf et al., 2007; Ghisletta & Lindenberger, 2005; King et al., 2006; Raz et al., 2008). Although…
Descriptors: Sample Size, Monte Carlo Methods, Data Analysis, Models
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Mohammed, Nadia Fayidh – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2015
Fairy tales to female writers are major resource for their abundant writings, but for the feminist poets since 1960s, they become essential subject matter to often deal with in their literary production. With the motivation to address the conventional tradition of patriarchal society, and re-address the stereotype females inhabiting these tales,…
Descriptors: Feminism, Fairy Tales, Poetry, United States Literature
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Grimm, Barbara – Mathematics in School, 1974
Rules are given for games (using dominoes) aimed at reinforcing the student's concept of fractions. (DT)
Descriptors: Educational Games, Elementary School Mathematics, Experiential Learning, Fractions
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Grimm, Nancy – Writing Center Journal, 1996
Positions writing centers in the painful paradoxes of literacy work and strips away the belief in innocence to make scholar-teachers more aware of the ways that literacy practices reproduce the social order and regulate access and subjectivity. Uses two stories about writing center students to illustrate the ways writing centers are inadvertently…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Higher Education, Literacy, Social Influences
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Grimm, Karen – Science and Children, 1999
Describes "Off the Beaten Path", a program that takes at-risk students out of the traditional classroom and puts them into a camping atmosphere in order to increase academic achievement, improve self-esteem, and promote better social skills. (WRM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Camping, Elementary Education, Hands on Science
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Grimm, Joan – Roeper Review, 1998
This literature review summarizes findings on the participation of gifted students with disabilities in gifted programs and urges closer cooperation with special education services and careful assessment by using an individually administered intelligence test; obtaining information from parents, family, teacher, and the student; and observing the…
Descriptors: Educational Diagnosis, Elementary Secondary Education, Gifted Disabled, Intelligence Tests
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