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Ferrara, Talita – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2020
This article provides a review of the research literature related to the experience of homesickness among college students. Research-based findings of the symptomology of homesickness, risk factors that increase vulnerability to experiencing this psychological phenomenon, and the effectiveness of treatment strategies aimed at reducing symptoms of…
Descriptors: Student Adjustment, Educational Research, College Students, At Risk Students
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Imbriaco, Joseph J. – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2017
How can we inspire our youth to consistently do what is right? Lectures and readings on ethics could help, but are unlikely to spur intrinsic motivation. A more comprehensive option is to aid in the development of a characterbased moral identity which will stay with them as they grow. The development of a moral identity is desirable because it can…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Moral Development, Youth, Role Models
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Ahmed, Khalique; Trager, Bradley; Rodwell, Megan; Foinding, Linda; Lopez, Cori – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2017
Defined as nonjudgmentally paying attention to the present moment (Kabat-Zinn, 1994), modern-day mindfulness has gained considerable attention in various science fields. However, despite this growth, many uses of mindfulness remain unexplored. In this paper, we focus on the application of mindfulness programs in educational settings, specifically…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Test Anxiety, Mathematics Anxiety, Science Instruction