Academic Performance

Some articles on academic performance, academic, performance:

Jigsaw (teaching Technique) - Overview of Research Findings - Contemporary Research On The Jigsaw Classroom - Hänze and Berger
... Students were given a test of academic performance and a questionnaire looking at personality variables (goal orientation, self-concept, and uncertainty orientation) ... A post-test of academic performance was given a few days after the learning unit ... the personality questionnaire, learning experience questionnaire, and academic performance ...
Positive Discipline - Evidence
... reported improvement in classroom atmosphere, behavior, attitudes and academic performance ... use violent behavior) and increases academic performance ... and firm versus autocratic or permissive) with improved academic performance ...
St Mary's College, Middlesbrough - Academic Performance
... In 2010 Ofsted carried out an inspection at St Mary's and found the college to be inadequate ... This, along with falling student numbers due to competition from the upgraded Middlesbrough College, meant that the decision was made for St Mary's College to close in Summer 2011 ...
Learning Disability - Diagnosis - IQ-Achievement Discrepancy
... psychologists and neuropsychologists through a combination of intelligence testing, academic achievement testing, classroom performance, and social interaction and aptitude ... The resulting information is used to determine whether a child's academic performance is commensurate with his or her cognitive ability ... cognitive ability is much higher than his or her academic performance, the student is often diagnosed with a learning disability ...

Famous quotes containing the words performance and/or academic:

    No performance is worth loss of geniality. ‘Tis a cruel price we pay for certain fancy goods called fine arts and philosophy.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    If we focus exclusively on teaching our children to read, write, spell, and count in their first years of life, we turn our homes into extensions of school and turn bringing up a child into an exercise in curriculum development. We should be parents first and teachers of academic skills second.
    Neil Kurshan (20th century)