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Nonacademic Needs of Students: How Can Schools Intervene?

Susan Stone

in Raising Children: Emerging Needs, Modern Risks, and Social Responses

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195310122
eISBN:
9780199865284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310122.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy, Children and Families

Schools are increasingly implementing policies not only to educate children, but to deliver programs that meet the non-academic needs of students including health and mental health conditions, low ... More


On Becoming A Cultural Object: Academic Achievement and Acting White among Black Students

Karolyn Tyson

in Integration Interrupted: Tracking, Black Students, and Acting White after Brown

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199736447
eISBN:
9780199943951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736447.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter examines the way in which racialized tracking creates racial distinctions among students that lead to the interpretation of academic achievement as acting white. It begins with a short ... More


Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 115 Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, I

F.M.L. Thompson (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197262788
eISBN:
9780191754210
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262788.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

The twenty-one scholars whose obituaries are published in this book were Fellows of the British Academy (FBA) and were outstanding in their fields. The Fellows remembered for their academic ... More


Why Considerations of Verbal Aptitude Are Important in Educating Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students

C. Tane Akamatsu, Connie Mayer, and Steven Hardy-Braz

in Deaf Cognition: Foundations and Outcomes

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195368673
eISBN:
9780199894161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368673.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines the importance of assessing the language abilities of DHH students in order to understand their potential for achievement in mathematics and science. It considers the ... More


Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 172, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, X

Ron Johnston (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264904
eISBN:
9780191754081
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264904.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

The eighteen scholars whose obituaries are published in this book were Fellows of the British Academy (FBA) and were outstanding in their fields. The Fellows remembered for their academic ... More


Taking Charge: A School-Based Life Skills Program for Adolescent Mothers

Mary Beth Harris and Cynthia Franklin

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195172942
eISBN:
9780199893249
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172942.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Children and Families

Taking Charge is the first empirically tested program of its kind, designed specifically to improve academic achievement and self-sufficiency for adolescent and teenage mothers, who face ... More


Everyday Experience, Culture, and Acting White

Karolyn Tyson

in Integration Interrupted: Tracking, Black Students, and Acting White after Brown

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199736447
eISBN:
9780199943951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736447.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The topic of acting white has received a great deal of scholarly attention, but the process by which the link between race and academic achievement has developed among contemporary black youth ... More


Susceptibility To Oppositional Peer Cultures

Karolyn Tyson

in Integration Interrupted: Tracking, Black Students, and Acting White after Brown

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199736447
eISBN:
9780199943951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736447.003.0021
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter addresses high-achieving adolescents' vulnerability to peer cultures that are oppositional to the norms and values of schools. These include youth subcultures in which students are ... More


Introduction: Desegregation Without Integration

Karolyn Tyson

in Integration Interrupted: Tracking, Black Students, and Acting White after Brown

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199736447
eISBN:
9780199943951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736447.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Education

The Supreme Court's decision in the 1954 case Brown v. Board of Education was supposed to eliminate school segregation. Brown promised more than desegregation; the decision also promised integration. ... More


Belonging: Course Selection and Race in the Age of “Laissez-Faire” Tracking

Karolyn Tyson

in Integration Interrupted: Tracking, Black Students, and Acting White after Brown

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199736447
eISBN:
9780199943951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736447.003.0023
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter examines how and why segregation remains in high school classrooms even as students in the post-Brown era are able to select their own program of study. It describes the placement ... More


Conclusion Restoring The Promise of Brown

Karolyn Tyson

in Integration Interrupted: Tracking, Black Students, and Acting White after Brown

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199736447
eISBN:
9780199943951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736447.003.0028
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This concluding chapter summarizes the book's findings and considers what the lack of true integration in American schools means for today's youth. Reflecting on the hardships created by classroom ... More


Explaining Youth Cultures, Improving Academic Achievement

Natasha K. Warikoo

in Balancing Acts: Youth Culture in the Global City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262102
eISBN:
9780520947795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262102.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter provides some reflections on how the peer cultures of students may change, as they grow older; and on the cultural and structural influences on second-generation academic achievement. ... More


Academic Engagement of Black Male Student Athletes: Implications for Practice in Secondary and Postsecondary Schooling

Eddie Comeaux

in Social Work With African American Males: Health, Mental Health, and Social Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195314366
eISBN:
9780199865567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314366.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Communities and Organizations, Health and Mental Health

Drawing from a larger project that explores racial differences in student athletes' academic integration patterns on campus, this chapter ascertains the effect of specific forms of student ... More


Positive Attitudes and (Some) Negative Behaviors

Natasha K. Warikoo

in Balancing Acts: Youth Culture in the Global City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520262102
eISBN:
9780520947795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262102.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter explores aspects of peer culture that are thought to conflict with academic achievement: attitudes and beliefs (about racism and discrimination, peer culture attitudes, and perceptions ... More


Cultural Mistrust, Academic Outcome Expectations, and Outcome Values Among African American Adolescent Males

Miles Anthony Irving

in Academic Motivation and the Culture of School in Childhood and Adolescence

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195326819
eISBN:
9780199847532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326819.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Research on student motivation has been a particularly robust area of study for examining student underachievement. Recent evidences show that African Americans as a group have continued to struggle ... More


Curricular Reform, Academic Achievement, and Educational Opportunity

Christopher Bjork

in High-Stakes Schooling: What We Can Learn from Japan's Experiences with Testing, Accountability, and Education Reform

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226309385
eISBN:
9780226309552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309552.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Chapter seven present data to analyzes the impact of that pattern on student learning. It concludes that changes to the curriculum introduced with the goal of making learning more appealing to all ... More


Four. Recommendations for Policy and Practice

Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, Laura E. Berk, and Dorothy G. Singer

in A Mandate for Playful Learning in Preschool: Presenting the Evidence

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195382716
eISBN:
9780199893522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382716.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Play and playful learning promote all aspects of early childhood psychological development and, in so doing, provide the springboard for successful academic and social adjustment to school. Early ... More


Low Academic Intrinsic Motivation as a Risk Factor for Adverse Educational Outcomes: A Longitudinal Study from Early Childhood Through Early Adulthood

Adele Eskeles Gottfried, Allen W. Gottfried, Phillip E. Morris, and Clayton R. Cook

in Academic Motivation and the Culture of School in Childhood and Adolescence

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195326819
eISBN:
9780199847532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326819.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Academic intrinsic motivation forms the basis of the identification of motivational risk status. It is positively correlated to school competency. Greater academic intrinsic motivation relates to ... More


School Success Has No Color

Prudence L. Carter

in Keepin' It Real: School Success Beyond Black and White

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195168624
eISBN:
9780199943968
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168624.003.0040
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter highlights the multiple connections between culture and identity among a specific group of low-income African American and Latino students and their particular responses to a structural ... More


Two. The Evidence for Playful Learning in Preschool

Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, Laura E. Berk, and Dorothy G. Singer

in A Mandate for Playful Learning in Preschool: Presenting the Evidence

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195382716
eISBN:
9780199893522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195382716.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter presents evidence that play and playful learning enhance academic, social, and emotional outcomes in preschool. Compared to drill-and-practice, playful learning engages and motivates ... More


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