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Kwakye, Isaac; Kibort-Crocker, Emma – Washington Student Achievement Council, 2020
As students navigate the many challenges of higher education, compounded by the disruption of the COVID-19 crisis, mental health is a key issue that can impact their academic and personal success. A growing body of evidence shows that a significant portion of postsecondary students experience mental health issues. Some students are more commonly…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Postsecondary Education, College Students
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Calvert, Kay – Knowledge Quest, 2019
The Beebe (AR) Public School District is committed to the mission of utilizing all resources to provide learning opportunities, tools, progressive technology, and guidance to enable all students to become productive citizens and lifelong learners. Each school year, upon returning from summer vacation, a noticeable decline in student reading levels…
Descriptors: School Districts, Libraries, Motor Vehicles, Books
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Gee, James-Paul; Esteban-Guitart, Moisés – Comunicar: Media Education Research Journal, 2019
There is today a great deal of controversy over digital and social media. Even leaders in the tech industry are beginning to decry the time young people spend on smartphones and social networks. Recently, the World Health Organization proposed adding "gaming disorder" to its official list of diseases, defining it as a pattern of gaming…
Descriptors: Social Media, Handheld Devices, Telecommunications, Teaching Methods
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Niechcial, Malwina A.; Vaportzis, Eleftheria; Gow, Alan J. – Educational Gerontology, 2019
Changes in thinking skills are commonly experienced by older adults, though large variation exists. Such changes are one of the top concerns of people as they get older. Public perceptions of those changes could be used to effectively communicate with them about ways to improve their thinking skills. This study explored people's views about…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Public Opinion, Thinking Skills, Foreign Countries
Chinese Education, 1973
The educational program of Wenhsing Street Primary School is described. Teaching methods, teacher-pupil relationships, and examples of learning activities are discussed. (SM)
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Programs, Learning Activities, Primary Education
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Edwardson, Kasey – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2021
Objective: Health is an important factor in college student success yet is not as well understood in two-year colleges as it is in traditional, four-year institutions. This systematic literature review aimed to determine the health topics that have been studied in community colleges and what data sources have been used. Additionally, this paper…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Two Year College Students, Community Colleges, Physical Health
Niedzielski, Jennifer J. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Mounting evidence suggests the pervasiveness of stress and insidiousness of burnout in the teaching profession (Blase, 1986; Chubbuck & Zembylas, 2008; Eskridge & Coker, 1985; Larrivee, 2012; Spilt, Koomen, & Thijs, 2011; Vandenberghe & Huberman, 1999). Exposure to chronic stressors can have a negative cascading effect on a…
Descriptors: Teachers, Stress Variables, Teacher Burnout, Relaxation Training
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Marks-Tarlow, Terry – American Journal of Play, 2017
The author employs neurobiology to help explore deception in nature and self-deception in human beings. She examines activities that may appear playful but that lack such hallmark qualities of play as equality, mutual pleasure, and voluntarism and that can, therefore, prove psychologically destructive. She warns that the kind of playful…
Descriptors: Neurosciences, Deception, Play, Parent Child Relationship
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Safron, Carrie – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2020
Background and purpose: Messages and initiatives around childhood obesity, health and fitness continue to circulate multiple pedagogical sites (physical education, after-school, media), reproducing a narrow stereotype of the healthy, fit body. While participatory, activist research has offered ways to counter problematic messages that youth…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Physical Education, Stereotypes, African American Students
Coklar, A. Naci; Sendag, Serkan; Eristi, S. Duygu – Online Submission, 2007
This paper concentrates on a software prepared as a series of Health Education for K8 students in Turkey. Bearing in mind that healthy mind rests in a healthy body, the researchers prepared a series of software on different aspects of health. This specific software tries to donate the K8 students with healthy use of computers in everyday life.…
Descriptors: Health Education, Child Health, Computer Software, Foreign Countries
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Adams, Julie; Kaul, Maya – Learning Policy Institute, 2020
Pasadena Unified School District (Pasadena Unified) introduced the senior defense to help each student develop the skills, abilities, and mindsets associated with the district's ideal graduate. These include critical, creative, and innovative thinking; effective communication and collaboration; a healthy mind and body; cultural competence; and…
Descriptors: Performance Based Assessment, High School Seniors, Urban Schools, School Districts
Ahmed, Christine – 2000
This article discusses issues related to body image in adolescents, explaining what school practitioners can do to encourage lifelong healthy habits that enhance body image. Body image is the picture of physical self carried in the mind's eye. This impression can have little resemblance to how a teen actually looks. Body image culturalization is…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Body Composition, Body Image, Body Weight
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Skär, Lisa; Söderberg, Siv – Health Education Journal, 2016
Objectives: Health is a central and important concept in nursing and nursing education, and has been theorised about in both positive and negative terms. The purpose of this study was to explore Swedish nursing students' perceptions of the concept of health. Design: A phenomenographic research approach was used to understand how nursing students…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Nursing Students, Nursing Education, Student Attitudes
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Leppo, Marjorie L.; Davis, Diane; Crim, Bruce – Childhood Education, 2000
Examines the link between movement experiences--and their consequences during infancy--and cognitive development. Explains how movement stimulates cognitive development, the role of aerobic activity, and the importance of skill development. Offers suggestions for enhancing preschool motor learning experiences, practicing movement fundamentals,…
Descriptors: Brain, Child Health, Cognitive Development, Education
Lerner, Claire; Barr, Rachel – ZERO TO THREE, 2015
A robust body of research shows that the most important factor in a child's healthy development is a positive parent-child relationship, characterized by warm, loving interactions in which parents and other caregivers sensitively respond to their child's cues and provide age-appropriate activities that nurture curiosity, exploration, and learning.…
Descriptors: Infants, Toddlers, Child Development, Educational Technology
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