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Villanueva, Fritzgerald – BU Journal of Graduate Studies in Education, 2020
Proponents of learning styles-based instruction recommend using learning styles inventories in school settings. One such inventory is Kolb's Learning Style Inventory (LSI). Critics, on the other hand, discourage the use of such questionnaires because of some challenges associated with learning styles-based instruction. Despite these challenges,…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Measures (Individuals), Instructional Effectiveness, Reliability
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Herring, Natashia – BU Journal of Graduate Studies in Education, 2020
Self-regulation is the ability to adjust one's level of energy to match the situation; monitor, evaluate and modify one's emotion; shift attention or ignore various stimuli; engage in social interactions in a sustained way; and connect and empathize with other people. This research explored self-regulation among teachers as a factor in student…
Descriptors: Self Management, Self Control, Classroom Environment, Teacher Behavior
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Vallis, Raisa – BU Journal of Graduate Studies in Education, 2020
Approximately 30% of children and adolescents experience emotional and behavioural problems, with girls exceeding boys in all age categories (Pathak et al., 2011); and there has been a rise in the prevalence of mental illness and maladaptive behaviours in adolescence. To address these growing concerns, this study approached the task of enhancing…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Elementary School Students, Team Sports
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Malik, Amjad; Chohan, Bushra – BU Journal of Graduate Studies in Education, 2020
The authors conducted the research in partnership with two schools in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, in response to concerns over the effects of non-educational video gaming and texting on students' school experiences. Educational professionals wanted to refer to research findings when they advised parents to monitor their children's video gaming and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 9, High School Students, Adolescents
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Kolbe, S. Michelle – BU Journal of Graduate Studies in Education, 2020
This article examines the problem of bullying LGBT youth and gender minority students in school. Harassment and bullying toward LGBT and gender minority youth take place on an international level, engendering concerns of mental and physical well-being of LGBT youth and gender minority students due to heteronormative pressure and lack of inclusion.…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, Bullying, Educational Environment, Social Bias
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Lauzé, Erin Rebecca – BU Journal of Graduate Studies in Education, 2020
Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) affects executive function and attention. Many children display ADHD-like symptoms. However, diagnosis requires at least six symptoms that interfere significantly with a child's life for a period of time. School and home can be greatly influenced by executive function deficits that characterize the…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Intervention, Clinical Diagnosis, Executive Function
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Cardinal, Hoanglan – BU Journal of Graduate Studies in Education, 2020
Mindfulness training contributes to greater well-being in students who encounter challenges that cause stress. Ongoing stress can be detrimental and have negative impacts on the brain, which results in academic and social difficulties. Mindfulness training can help protect the developing brain from the negative effects of excessive stress,…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Well Being, Stress Management, Brain
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Wilson, Penny – BU Journal of Graduate Studies in Education, 2020
Canada has legions of strong Indigenous voices, yet our educational system fails many of our Indigenous students. A comparison of Metis, First Nations and Inuit high school graduation rates to non-Indigenous students in Manitoba shows significant disparity. Reasons for leaving school are complex, and disengagement with education can generate…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Canada Natives, Dropouts
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White, Landon – BU Journal of Graduate Studies in Education, 2020
It has been suggested that the best way to improve student learning is to improve teacher practice. In order to do so, all levels of the educational system must accept accountability for teacher learning. Teachers have a responsibility to improve their practice, administrators have a responsibility to create an environment that fosters growth, and…
Descriptors: Accountability, Faculty Development, Teacher Improvement, Teacher Competencies
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Langlois, Riel – BU Journal of Graduate Studies in Education, 2020
Bullying in middle school can be understood through the lens of the evolutionary theory. This theory views bullying behaviours as aspects of a drive for power and status, dark facets of charisma and leadership. In this light, we seek to channel these natural instincts into more positive outlets, giving "bullies" -- and all students --…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Early Adolescents, Bullying, Foreign Countries
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Dyson, Ashley Robert – BU Journal of Graduate Studies in Education, 2020
The population of Manitoba has become significantly more diverse in recent years. However, this diversity is not reflected in the teacher workforce. What factors contribute to this incomplete representation of our society? This article examines the most current Canadian data available for the school and teacher populations. The established…
Descriptors: Diversity (Faculty), Administrator Role, Principals, Teacher Recruitment
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Beghin, Hannah – BU Journal of Graduate Studies in Education, 2020
Cyberbullying is a problem that affects students and schools. As more children and adolescents have contact with devices, the likelihood of cyberbullying has become more prevalent. Cyberbullying affects the learning of children within class, as the students become self-conscious or distracted. Schools should have clear directives for taking…
Descriptors: Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Children, Adolescents
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Lasko, Brittany – BU Journal of Graduate Studies in Education, 2020
ADHD's becoming more prevalent in classrooms speaks to how schools must train and support their teachers to stop and work with their "non-stop" students to build a strong relationship with them. This concept becomes challenging when behaviours get in the way of learning, and teachers lack confidence to teach and support students with…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Teacher Student Relationship, Classroom Techniques, Behavior Problems
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Salamondra, Tracey – BU Journal of Graduate Studies in Education, 2020
The benefits and deficits of rural education are under-researched. Clarity, in regards to the quality of education and student experience, is essential to guide future policies at all levels of power. Educators require a deeper understanding of educational research to guide their practice and dispel community misconceptions. Increasing student…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Educational Quality, Student Experience, Educational Policy
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Mashinter, Patricia – BU Journal of Graduate Studies in Education, 2020
The efficacy of group therapy as a counselling method is examined. Factors that reinforce the effectiveness of group therapy include the necessity of communication amongst the human species, the longevity of the practice of group work in the field of therapy, and the empirical research suggesting the success of the method. Barriers to the success…
Descriptors: Group Therapy, Counseling Techniques, Barriers, Interpersonal Communication
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