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Polyzoi, Eleoussa; Acar, Elif; Babb, Jeff; Skwarchuk, Sheri-Lynn; Brownell, Marni; Kinnear, Robert; Cliteur, Kristina – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2020
Research examining the effects of subsidized childcare prior to school entry for child development is inconsistent. This population-based study examines the relationship between two poverty levels (extreme poor and working poor) and children's developmental outcomes, as measured by the Early Development Instrument. It also determines the extent to…
Descriptors: Poverty, Child Care, School Readiness, Early Childhood Education
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Roberts, Carly A.; Benedict, Amber E.; Kim, So Yeon; Tandy, Jacob – Intervention in School and Clinic, 2018
Learning to teach students with disabilities is challenging. Preservice special educators must develop critical knowledge of content as well as skill for enacting evidence-based practices effectively. Preservice special educators need increased opportunities to learn core knowledge coupled with a mechanism to support them in situating their newly…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Special Education, Lesson Plans
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Chen, Jing; Justice, Laura M.; Rhoad-Drogalis, Anna; Lin, Tzu-Jung; Sawyer, Brook – Child Development, 2020
This study takes an ecological approach to examine how children with developmental language disorder (DLD) interact with their classmates within early childhood special education (ECSE) inclusive classrooms. Participants were 124 children with DLD, 56 children with other disabilities, and 247 typically developing children (M[subscript…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Language Impairments, Developmental Disabilities, Inclusion
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Gurgenidze, Marine; Mamuladze, Nani – Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
Cultural events play an important role in the development of an individual's emotional, cognitive and social development; despite the individual peculiarities and differences of the participants, cultural events strengthen the unity of the group members. They develop the skills of cooperation and dialogue. The research shows that nowadays the…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Rehabilitation, Therapy, Disabilities
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Liou, Daniel D.; Bornstein, Joshua – SoJo Journal: Educational Foundations and Social Justice Education, 2018
Despite the fact that the concept of transformative leadership has garnered wider attention in recent years, its definition and application have remained elusive for many school leaders. For instance, one of the authors was invited to speak at a regional leadership conference with more than 800 school administrators in attendance. During the…
Descriptors: Transformational Leadership, Expectation, Leadership Responsibility, Elementary Secondary Education
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van der Veen, Ineke; Smeets, Ed; Derriks, Mechtild – Educational Research, 2010
Background: Several barriers are hampering the provision of adequate education to students with special educational needs in mainstream primary schools. It is not clear how many and which students in the Netherlands are considered children with special educational needs. The problems that make teachers consider children to have special educational…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Foreign Countries, Special Needs Students, Student Characteristics
Lind, Mary Racansky – ProQuest LLC, 2019
There is a growing concern that public charter schools, as publicly funded entities, which are mandated to ensure FAPE [Free and Appropriate Public Education] and IDEA [Individuals with Disabilities Education Act], are lagging significantly behind public non-charter schools, when it comes to special education student enrollment. This potentially…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Public Schools, Special Education, Students with Disabilities
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Schatschneider, Christopher; Lane, Kathleen Lynne; Oakes, Wendy Peia; Kalberg, Jemma Robertson – Educational Assessment, 2014
Screening of students at risk for antisocial behaviors in school is an essential step in the implementation of evidence-based supports for academic, behavioral, and social domains at the first sign of concern. This study examined the measurement properties of a free-access systematic behavior screening tool: the Student Risk Screening Scale…
Descriptors: Test Bias, Screening Tests, Antisocial Behavior, At Risk Students
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Sercan, Öncen; Serkan, Aydin – World Journal of Education, 2019
The aim of this study is to evaluate some bio motor capabilities which are thought to have an effect on Special Ability Test Course (SATC) test scores applied as an entrance exam in the School of Physical Education and Sports (SPES). 70 participants who were successful in the SATC (51 male (181 ± 5.5 cm, 73.9 ± 9.8 kg) and 19 female (165 ± 5.6 cm,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Psychomotor Skills, Scores, College Entrance Examinations
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Savina, Elena; Mills, Jennifer L.; Atwood, Kelly; Cha, Jason – Contemporary School Psychology, 2017
The growing proliferation of digital media over the past few decades has engendered both significant promise and significant concerns regarding children's development. Digital media have changed the ways young people learn, interact with others, and develop essential cognitive and social-emotional skills. This paper provides school psychologists…
Descriptors: School Psychologists, School Psychology, Technology Uses in Education, Information Technology
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Li, Chunxiao; Wu, Yandan – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2019
Background: Information regarding how the Special Olympics programs affect volunteers' self-esteem and attitudes towards individuals with intellectual disability (ID) is limited. We conducted a quasi-experimental study to address this gap. Method: The intervention group participants (n = 120) were Chinese volunteers for the Special Olympics Eunice…
Descriptors: Competition, Intervention, Self Esteem, Volunteers
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Toma, Eugenia; Zimmer, Ron – Economics of Education Review, 2012
The first charter school law was passed in Minnesota in 1991 and with it, a new school reform movement began. After two decades, 41 states and Washington D.C. have adopted charter legislation. This special issue provides an opportunity for scholars to reflect upon the promises and limitations of charter schools and to offer policy advice for those…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, School Restructuring, School Law, Cost Effectiveness
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Desombre, Caroline; Lamotte, Mathilde; Jury, Mickaël – Educational Psychology, 2019
The inclusion of children with special educational needs is a major challenge. Amongst the factors linked to a successful inclusive education policy, teachers' attitude toward inclusion is particularly important. The present paper seeks to understand why general teachers exhibit less favourable attitude toward inclusion than special education…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Special Needs Students, Educational Policy, Teacher Attitudes
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McKerr, Lyn; McConnell, Emma L.; Black, Shelley A.; McClelland, Julie; Little, Julie A.; Saunders, Kathryn J.; Dillenburger, Karola – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2020
Background: Children with identified special educational needs are at higher risk than other children of having visual needs that are not adequately met. This paper evaluates the impact of addressing the visual needs of these children on behaviour and academic achievements in a number of case studies. Method: Nine children (4-11 years of age, from…
Descriptors: Visual Impairments, Children, Access to Education, Special Needs Students
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Stratton, Kasee K.; Gadke, Daniel L.; Morton, Reeva C. – Journal of Applied School Psychology, 2019
The authors investigated the implementation of the Good Behavior Game (GBG) on disruptive behaviors of high school special education students. Additionally, the study compared the effect of student-selected rewards versus teacher-selected rewards. A multielement withdrawal (A/[B + C]/A/[B + C]) design was used in the classroom to monitor behavior…
Descriptors: High School Students, Special Education, Student Behavior, Rewards
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