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Reppy, Dorothy; Larwin, Karen H. – Journal of Education, 2020
Spanning the course of two decades, educational leaders have invested government finances into the social-emotional needs of adolescents. Government programs provide student questionnaires to survey the scholastic climate from students' perceptions. Previous research discusses the correlation between students' perception and their success in…
Descriptors: Caring, Urban Schools, Middle School Students, Student Attitudes
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Oketcho, Emmanuel James; Ssempala, Fredrick; Ujeyo, Margaret Stella Suubi; Atibuni, Dennis Zami – Journal of Education, 2020
This mixed-methods study stems from the poor learner performance in secondary schools in Tororo District, Uganda, which connoted low teacher role performance and gaps in headteachers' management styles. Management styles of 28 headteachers and role performance of 294 teachers were investigated. Headteachers mainly used democratic management style,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Leadership Styles, Principals, Secondary School Teachers
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Ajibade, Yetunde Adedoyin; Awopetu, Emmanuel Olajide; Odejobi, Cecilia Omobola; Ajayi, Hannah Olubunmi – Journal of Education, 2020
Overload of the Basic Education curriculum in Nigeria led to the reduction from earlier 11 subjects to seven for Lower Basic, eight for Middle Basic, and nine for Upper Basic. Languages may not be exempt as it may affect performance adversely. For this study, the two national languages (English language and French) as well as Yoruba (the language…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Secondary Education, Elementary Schools, Junior High Schools
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McNeven, Sean; McKay, Loraine; Main, Katherine – Journal of Education, 2020
School-based mentoring (SBM) is an intervention that addresses the disengagement of "at-risk" youth. Currently, empirical evidence that SBM may help to stem youth disengagement remains largely inconclusive and inconsistent, and few studies have sought to examine the relational element of SBM. This article reports on a study that used a…
Descriptors: Mentors, At Risk Students, Early Adolescents, Interpersonal Relationship
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Aliyev, Ramin; Gengec, Hilal – Journal of Education, 2019
To investigate the effects of resilience and cyberbullying on students' self-esteem, predictive correlational design was employed as a method of investigation. Data were collected from 580 ninth-grade students at Anatolian High Schools. Findings of the study demonstrated that as the resilience level increases, self-esteem level increases. Also, as…
Descriptors: Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Resilience (Psychology), Self Esteem
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Brasfield, Michelle Welch; Lancaster, Chloe; Xu, Y. Jade – Journal of Education, 2019
Teacher stress and burnout have been associated with professional dissatisfaction and elevated rates of attrition. Knowledge has emerged to indicate that wellness may relieve professional stress that can precede burnout and departure from the profession; however, more research is needed to substantiate this relationship. The current study examined…
Descriptors: Wellness, Stress Variables, Faculty Mobility, Teacher Persistence
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Msonde, Sydney Enock; Msonde, Charles Enock – Journal of Education, 2019
Although learner-centered instruction (LCI) is at the heart of many curriculum innovations in the world, its implementation has generally lacked the kind prominence it deserves. The current study explores how learning study can develop teachers' professional capabilities to practice LCI. Using interviews, lesson preparatory meetings, teachers'…
Descriptors: Student Centered Learning, Foreign Countries, Instructional Innovation, Faculty Development
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Arnold, Bryan P. – Journal of Education, 2019
Teachers often desire meaningful classroom discussions, but frequently shy away from introducing controversial topics. An instructional activity "Where Do You Stand?" was developed and used regularly with the goal of engaging students in discussion around politicized and divisive issues. Over 3 years of use in a secondary social studies…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Social Studies, Multiple Intelligences, Political Attitudes
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Smith, Darrick; Yeh, Christine J. – Journal of Education, 2019
We explore the dynamics of nurturing, caring, and enabling in a social justice school and how a problematic context of educational enabling can develop when notions of nurturing are not balanced with consistent disciplinary consequences. In-depth interviews were conducted with eight school staff, teachers, and a student at a social justice urban…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Caring, Discipline, Urban Schools
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Yolak, Betül Betina; Kiziltepe, Zeynep; Seggie, Fatma Nevra – Journal of Education, 2019
This qualitative study investigates the impact of nonformal education, namely remedial courses, on students' lives and the ways in which it contributes to their academic and social development. The study was conducted via semi-structured interviews with 40 participants (12 students, 12 parents, and 16 teachers and administrators). The findings…
Descriptors: Remedial Instruction, Secondary School Students, Secondary School Teachers, Administrator Attitudes
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Eltanahy, Marwa; Forawi, Sufian – Journal of Education, 2019
Inquiry-based learning (IBL) represents the student-centered approach that focuses on encouraging learners to scientifically construct new knowledge. The study aimed to explain science teachers' and students' perceptions about applying IBL in a private school in Dubai. Furthermore, to explore the degree to which the science textbook of Grade 8…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Middle School Students
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Abreh, Might Kojo; Owusu, Kofi Acheaw; Amedahe, Francis Kodzo – Journal of Education, 2018
The trends in students' performance in science and mathematics at secondary school level were examined within a decade-long interval in Ghana. Using West African Examinations Council (WAEC) data from approximately 20% of schools countrywide, it was observed that the results did not provide a definitive pattern. Factors such as teachers' inability…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Achievement, Mathematics Achievement, Standardized Tests
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Hollier, David R. – Journal of Education, 2018
The successes of the Finnish approach in teacher preparation and related school practices and policies are discussed. A narrative literature review methodology is used to determine the key policy underpinnings, program designs and methods, and other essential elements related to teacher preparation in various countries. An international…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Achievement Tests, Foreign Countries, International Assessment
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Rimbey, Michelle; Kucan, Linda – Journal of Education, 2018
This investigation examined how middle school teachers implemented Word Generation, a cross-content vocabulary intervention and how the program affected student learning of academic vocabulary words. Participants included four content area teachers and their sixth-grade students. Students received vocabulary instruction in their social studies,…
Descriptors: Program Implementation, Vocabulary Development, Intervention, Middle School Teachers
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Kalluri, Nikita S.; Knopov, Anita; Kue, Ricky – Journal of Education, 2018
Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) survival rates have been shown to be lower than cardiac arrest survival rates occurring in the hospital setting. Bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) can significantly improve survival. PumpStart, a community service-learning program developed by medical students, was formed to increase education on…
Descriptors: Service Learning, First Aid, High School Students, Hospitals
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