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2007

This document describes the National Center for School Engagement's 21 ways to engage students in school. It also describes best practices for improving student attendance, achievement, and attachment.

This article By Joshua Mandel, Psy.D. of the NYU Child Study Center discusses the socail lives of adolescents from a psyhological point of view. It offers educators and parents information to help adolescents navigate bullies, cliques and other challenges. 

Creating a culture of inclusion and respect helps keep most students on track to academic success. This stragey may include the following:

  • Strategic classrooms where inclusive instructional strategies are aligned with individual needs of ALL learners (English Language Learners, Special Ed, and advanced)

This website features a course designed to provide educators with skills and techniques to manage and reduce conflict in schoolsl. It has tools that will:

"Enhance  understanding of ways to manage and resolve conflicts effectively in school settings, improve the emotional climate in the school, and help you and other educators spend more time teaching."

FHI 360 is collaborating with the Caribbean HIV/AIDS Alliance (CHAA) to develop and implement a targeted social media strategy for the Eastern Caribbean Community Action Project II (EC-CAP II). 

This tool helps schools identify the key characteristics across five adolescent developmental areas (social, emotional, physical, cognitive, and moral) and brainstorm how they can adapt practices to best meet the needs of their students.

In this longitudinal study, data were collected on schools’ rates of daily student attendance and chronic absenteeism and on specific partnership practices that were implemented to help increase or sustain student attendance. Results indicate that several family–school–community partnership practices predict an increase in daily attendance, a decrease in chronic absenteeism, or both.

This research-based program for middle school students is designed to teach academic vocabulary in language arts, math, science, and social studies classes and build the reasoning and argumentation skills that are necessary for learning in all content areas.

In this Part II of three essays, Robert Brooks discusses six success attributes identified by Dr. Marshall Raskind that are associated with success and also have an impact on motivation. He notes that these attributes can serve as a blueprint for the ways in which individuals raise and educate all children and manage their own life journeys.

This protocol prompts teachers in thinking deeply about a specific lesson that they will be teaching based on a cognitively challenging mathematical task.

This report takes a look at the role that attendance may play as a predictor of student success. Analyses were conducted to investigate the following

This document helps schools understand the needs and characteristics of young adolescents across four developmental areas (physical, cognitive, emotional, and social) with implications for classroom instruction.

Brainstorming template for identifying the Outcomes, Practices, Data, and Systems needed to support an effective school-wide system of discipline or positive behavioral interventions and supports.

This report to the Carnegie Corporation of New York comes out of a meeting of a panel of five nationally known and respected educational researchers, with representatives of Carnegie Corporation of New York and the Alliance for Excellent Education, in spring 2004.