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Interventions to promote young people's physical activity: Issues, implications and recommendations for practice

education interventions

Cale L, Harris J.
L Cale, J Harris - Health Education Journal, 2006 -

There has been increased interest in the development and implementation of physical activity interventions designed to increase young people's physical activity participation in …

Powerfull writing strategies of all students

lesson plans

Graham S, Harris K, Mason L.
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B Friadlander, S Graham, K Harris, L Mason - 2008 - …

… Finallyhighly effective, field-tested lesson plans for the students in every elementary and middle school classroom who struggle with writing… Teachers will get concise lesson plans they can use to easily supplement their existing writing curriculum. From 20 to...

Do parents know they matter? Engaging all parents in learning

educational research

Harris A, Goodall J.
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A Harris, J Goodall - Educational research, 2008 - Taylor & Francis

… -month research project was commissioned to explore the relationship between innovative work with parents and the subsequent impact upon student achievement. A main aim of the research … educational market-place, and as educational levels for those with lower...

Improving schools in difficult and challenging contexts: Strategies for improvement

educational research

Harris A.
C Chapman, A Harris - Educational Research, 2004 - Taylor & Francis

This paper outlines the contemporary research evidence concerning school improvement in challenging contexts. Drawing upon findings from recent studies in the UK funded by the Department for Education and Skills (DfES) and the National College for School Leadership (…

A new twist on studying the development of dynamic spatial transformations: Mental paper folding in young children

STEM education

Harris J, Newcombe NS.
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J Harris, NS Newcombe… - Mind, Brain, and …, 2013 - Wiley Online Library

The relation of spatial skills to academic success in areas such as math and science has sparked discussion in early education around how spatial thinking skills might be included …

Universal health coverage for inclusive and sustainable development: a synthesis of 11 country case studies

Build and Broaden 3.0 AND Program Evaluation

Araujo E, Harris J.
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A Maeda, E Araujo, C Cashin, J Harris, N Ikegami… - 2014 -

The goals of universal health coverage (UHC) are to ensure that all people can access quality health services, to safeguard all people from public health risks, and to protect all people …

Can scholarships provide equitable access to high-quality university education? Evidence from the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program

Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation AND Program Evaluation

Harris A, Liuzzi S.
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C Cosentino, J Fortson, S Liuzzi, A Harris… - International Journal of …, 2019 - Elsevier

This paper estimates the impact of a scholarship program—the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program—on access to university. Using propensity score matching, the analysis finds that the Program improves access to high-quality university studies among vulnerable, disadvantaged youth, mostly from Africa—increasing...

What works in school improvement? Lessons from the field and future directions

educational research

Harris A.
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A Harris - Educational research, 2000 - Taylor & Francis

This paper outlines the range of school improvement interventions and programmes currently in operation. It summarizes the main features of those school improvement programmes that have been shown to work in practice. It also highlights the limitations of contemporary...

Masculinities go to community college: Understanding male identity socialization and gender role conflict

community college

Harris F, Harper SR.
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F Harris III, SR Harper - New Directions for Community …, 2008 - Wiley Online Library

… in community college contexts differ … of community college men makes this question difficult to answer. While this chapter serves as a first step toward understanding community college …

Exercise and young people: Issues, implications and initiatives

education interventions

Cale L, Harris J.
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L Cale, J Harris - 2004 -

Young people are a distinct group with specific exercise needs, yet there are a number of misconceptions and limited guidance on the subject. This book explores the key issues …


instructional innovation

Harris A.
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A Harris - Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2005 - Taylor & Francis

A distributed perspective offers a new and important theoretical lens through which leadership practice in schools can be reconfigured and re‐conceptualized. However …

Community-based Participatory Research in the Geosciences as a Mechanism for Broadening Participation

Broadening participation

Harris L.
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L Harris, C Garza, J Parrish… - AGU Fall Meeting …, 2019 -

As geoscientists seek to address urgent challenges related to anthropogenic environmental and climate change, approaches to combining research and problem-solving are more frequently turning to communities and an emphasis on place-based work. Learning from …

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