Effects of Self-Determination and Career Education Curriculum on Students with Disabilities

Effects of Self-Determination and Career Education Curriculum on Students with Disabilities

By Victoria Tanaka

The goal of this project was to equip high school seniors in Special Day Classrooms with the tools and knowledge necessary in order for them to succeed as functional adults post-graduation. In order to expand on each student’s Individualized Education Program (IEP) transition plan that was currently in place, interventions were chosen that allowed for individual …

Fremont, CA, US
In the Zone: Emotion Regulation in the Classroom

In the Zone: Emotion Regulation in the Classroom

By Rachel Scherz

Considering the significant relationship between feelings and learning, practitioners and researchers agree that support for emotion regulation occupies a valuable place in the classroom. In an attempt to support students and teachers at an . . .

Encinitas, CA, US
Promoting Social-Emotional Learning Using Strong Start

Promoting Social-Emotional Learning Using Strong Start

By Louise Lindgren

Social-emotional learning has a positive impact on school climate and promotes academic, social, and emotional benefits for students (McKevitt, 2012). The purpose of this action research was to find whether instruction in social and emotional skills will help young students develop their social and emotional functioning in the classroom. This action research . . .

Castro Valley, CA, US
Increasing Attendance One Student at a Time

Increasing Attendance One Student at a Time

By Allyson Wilkins; Tonya Edrington

In implementing four lunchtime lessons on various Attendance related topics such as attendance review, ways to stay healthy, and ways to ensure daily attendance, I was able provide the fourth-grade students with information about the importance of attending school each day as well as some helpful ways that they can enable themselves to plan strategies to pursue school attendance. After these activities with a particular class, attendance in …

Poway, CA, US
Promoting Leadership Skills Through Social-Emotional Learning

Promoting Leadership Skills Through Social-Emotional Learning

By Brittney Da Rosa

This action research project explored the impact of a Social-Emotional Learning curriculum, Strong Kids, on promoting positive prosocial behaviors within a group of male students in a sixth grade Mild Moderate Special Day Class Day Class. The goal of the project was to assist students in identifying their strengths and learning . . .

Livermore, CA, US
A.C.E. (Achieve, Courage, Enrich) Group: Self-Efficacy in Male Students

A.C.E. (Achieve, Courage, Enrich) Group: Self-Efficacy in Male Students

By Mimi Vo; Christina Miller

This action research project aimed to increase male adolescent student perceptions of self-efficacy and decrease office referral rates. The researchers created a 10-week intervention that focused on developing a sense-of-self, goal identification and planning, recognizing . . .

Hayward, CA, US
Guiding High School students in the College Process: Action Research

Guiding High School students in the College Process: Action Research

By Navjot Singh

The goal of this research was to see whether thirteen guidance lessons on college readiness help prepare high school juniors. Since all of these juniors were first generation college bound students, it was important to help them become aware of post-secondary options and prepare them with resources to make effective choices. This action research provided students with resources to enhance their learning . . .

Hayward, CA, US
Supporting the needs of Korean international students

Supporting the needs of Korean international students

By So Jung Kim

There is minimal research on group interventions with Korean international students. It is hoped that this project will provide other practitioners with some knowledge of what to expect when working with the Korean international student population. Research outcomes include …

San Diego, CA, US