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The Impact of a Mentoring Program on Low-Income, High Achieving Students and Their Possibility of Enrolling in a Four-Year College or University
The purpose of this sequential exploratory mixed-methods study was to explore the perceptions of low-income, high achieving students participating in a school-based mentoring program as they related to the needs of these ...
Using Music in the Classroom as a Pedagogical Tool
This study’s purpose was to find and discuss how and why teachers include musical methods in their instruction. A focus was placed on music as a pedagogical tool in two main forms of employment. The first was using music ...
The Influence of Differentiation on Student Behavior and Achievement
The purpose of this study is to examine how a teacher’s preparedness and thus their familiarity with differentiation affects student achievement. The sample consisted of 242 students; 97 students were surveyed from ...
Be Your Best, Beat Stress
Stress; what it is, how it affects us, and ways we manage it. Stress is an important topic because it affects everyone. We all have the same physiological responses to stress but our perceptions of it and how we react or ...
The Role of Administrators in Supporting Inclusive Practices at a Select School District in Upper East Tennessee
The implementation of inclusive practices has increased in response to the federal mandate for students with disabilities to be educated with their typically developing peers “to the maximum extent possible.” Previous ...
Measuring Attitudes Towards Islam
In recent years, the rhetoric surrounding individuals who are Muslim has resulted in severed freedoms of expression, violations of basic human rights, stereotypic labeling, and the stripping away of the dignity of Muslim ...
When it hurts to help: secondary trauma in helpers
The author surveys Secondary Trauma in helper populations with exploration of the concept of Secondary Traumatic stress and implications for further study.
College Students and ADHD: Effective Treatments
What effective treatment options exist for college students diagnosed with ADHD? This review will provide an overview of current treatments available for college students diagnosed with ADHD, with a special focus on ...
The Influence of Friends and Peers on Adolescent Substance Use: A Systematic Review
Adolescents are susceptible to influences from many factors, but friends and peers influence adolescents the most. Typically, friends and peers lead adolescents to experiment and abuse illicit substances. The extent of the ...
Effects of Extracurricular Participation on Student Behavior
Extracurricular activities are a large part of society. There are professional athletes and leagues for almost every sport possible. Sports can even provide an opportunity to earn collegiate scholarships and have some, if ...