A previous Special Achievement
Award winner was Rebecca Proom, from West Jesmond, Newcastle.
Effort regulation is one of the self-regulatory components associated with achievement
(Pintrich et al.
It's critical that federal and state policymakers stay the course and not be swayed by what are often politically motivated attacks on a law that's starting to spark real changes in the lives of kids," Kati Haycock, director of the Education Trust, declared in a joint statement with the National Alliance of Black School Educators when states released their 2003-2004 student achievement
Not only is there an achievement
gap between groups of students in Los Angeles, there's a dramatic achievement
gap holding back the LAUSD from the rest of the state.
These curriculum areas are necessary for all to reveal optimum achievement
Correlational data and regression analysis provide the school counselor with a method to describe growth in achievement
test scores from elementary to high school.
Some years ago, a proposed model for school achievement
labeled Atlas, which brought together the approaches of Theodore Sizer, Howard Gardner, the Educational Development Corporation, and Comer's SDP, received funding in a competitive process to develop the model and implement it in various schools.
Farmer has taken on the monumental task of identifying factors that lead to student achievement
(based on current research) and linking what library media teachers and their programs can do to impact that achievement
District figures for 2002 state achievement
tests show that, for third-, fifth- and eighth-graders, nine of every 10 whites met or exceeded standards in reading and math, compared with about five of every 10 African Americans.
Attention to this topic has been a growing theme in the field's research for decades, and a number of factors argue for making it even more central in the coming years: the increasing emphasis on learning and achievement
throughout education; the deepening appreciation for the library media specialist's various roles as they relate to this emphasis on learning; the emergence of electronic information resources that highlight the relationship between learning and information use as never before; and the publication of the Information Literacy Skills for Student Learning in Information Power: Building Partnerships for Learning (American Association of School Librarians and Association for Educational Communications and Technology [AASL and AECT], 1998).
The fact that environment-based education boosted achievement
regardless of geographic location and socioeconomic status is most significant," says Mary Smith, director of environmental education with the National Audubon Society.
In terms of academic achievement
, the presence of high-achieving students raises the standard, he argued, and "the mass will rise again and reach it.
The buzz on the leaf-strewn street is that the new kid on the award show block, the Kenny Awards[TM] is sure to sweep the "Best Achievement
in Self-Congratulatory Award Show" category at next year's Emmys.
This study examined the relationships among achievement
(in school), socioeconomic status (SES), and seven dimensions of self-concept (self-esteem) in fourth-graders.
Children from low-income families who participate in the federally funded School Breakfast Program improve more on annual achievement
tests than do classmates who qualify for the program but skip the school breakfast, new research shows.