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Resources Tagged With: research

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New Report Finds that SEL is a Top Priority Among Educators [downloadable]

RAND SEL report 532Teacher and Principal Perspectives on Social and Emotional Learning in America’s Schools presents findings from nationally representative samples of teachers and principals surveyed for the RAND Corporation’s web-based American Educator Panels.  Educators responded to questions addressing their beliefs about the importance and value of SEL in schools, their approaches to promoting and measuring SEL, and their opinions regarding supports for improving SEL.

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Report: Forward Together — Helping Educators Unlock the Power of Students Who Learn Differently [downloadable]

NCLD report 527Individuals with learning and attention issues often face lifelong challenges, frustration, and failure as they are currently less likely to graduate high school, enroll in and complete college, and hold a job compared to their peers. Schools and districts will continuously seek goals for student achievement and development that are beyond reach if the learning needs of the “1 in 5” go unmet. Read more ›

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Teens with Mental Health Problems More Likely to Take Up Cigarettes

vaping-mental health 526Teens with mental health problems were more likely to take up cigarettes, both electronic and regular, according to a longitudinal study. Read more ›

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NIMH-Funded Study Finds “13 Reasons Why” Associated with Increase in Youth Suicide Rates

mentalheath 518The Netflix show “13 Reasons Why” was associated with a 28.9% increase in suicide rates among U.S. youth ages 10-17 in the month (April 2017) following the show’s release, after accounting for ongoing trends in suicide rates, according to a study published in Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. The findings highlight the necessity of using best practices when portraying suicide in popular entertainment and in the media. The study was conducted by researchers at several universities, hospitals, and the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), part of the National Institutes of Health. NIMH also funded the study. Read more ›

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The Brain Science of Learning Differences [presentation] [video]

Learn about the latest neuroscience regarding dyslexia, including the latest thinking on dyslexia and the brain, the role of resilience, and whether or not the brain changes with interventions. Presented by Fumiko Hoeft, MD, PhD, Director of Brain Imaging Research Center, Professor of Univ of Connecticut Psychological Sciences, UCSF Dyslexia Center, Yale Child Study Center and Senior Scientist at Haskins Labs.

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Debate on LGBT Rights Contributed to Homophobic Bullying

bullyingresearch505Scientists have uncovered new evidence that heated political discourse over proposed laws involving marginalized groups, such as debates about the rights of LGBT people, can contribute to an increase in bullying linked to students’ identity in schools. It is the largest study to date to examine the link.

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Cops and No Counselors: How the Lack of School Mental Health Staff is Harming Students [downloadable]

CopsandNoCounselors503Today’s school children are experiencing record levels of depression and anxiety, alongside multiple forms of trauma.

Cops and No Counselors: How the Lack of School Mental Health Staff is Harming Students reviews state-level student-to-school-based mental health personnel ratios as well as data concerning law enforcement in schools. Read more ›

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Disabled Youth Are More at Risk of Being Incarcerated

boy disabled youth 499The school-to-prison pipeline describes a national trend that stems from policies, laws, and practices in which children are funneled out of school and into the criminal justice system. A common thread linking the experiences of most children who end up in this pipeline is routinely ignored: disability. Read more ›

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ADHD Resources from Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D. [downloadable] [video]

russell barkley 498Russell A. Barkley, Ph.D., is a clinical professor of psychiatry at the Virginia Treatment Center for Children and Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia. A member of ADDitude’s ADHD Specialist Panel, Dr. Barkley has published 23 books, rating scales, and clinical manuals, and he is the founder and editor of the bimonthly clinical newsletter, The ADHD Report. Read more ›

EdRev Expo 2019 Spotlight Session: The Neuroscience of Dyslexia [presentation]

In this spotlight session from EdRev Expo 2019, learn about the latest neuroscience regarding dyslexia, including every day questions and practical answers. Read more ›

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