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  • 1.Middle School Malaise
    Graduation from elementary to junior high school can be a tough time for young adolescents, but parents can help make the transition easier.
    Web Article (July 2011)
  • 2.Improving Students' Relationships with Teachers to Provide Essential Supports for Learning
    Improving students’ relationships with teachers has important, positive and long-lasting implications for students’ academic and social development. Solely improving students’ relationships with their teachers will not produce gains in achievement.
    Web Article
  • 3.Bullying: A Module for Teachers
    It is estimated that 40-80 percent of school-age children experience bullying at some point during their school careers and 10-15 percent may be either chronic victims or bullies themselves.
    Curriculum
  • 4.Understanding and Preventing Violence Directed Against Teachers
    This report highlights potential predictors of violence directed against K-12 teachers, proposes strategies designed to promote safe classrooms and schools, and encourages a national research agenda for guiding future policy.
    Report (February 2011)
  • 5.Developing Responsible and Autonomous Learners: A Key to Motivating Students
    Research has shown that motivation is related to whether or not students have opportunities to be autonomous and to make important academic choices. Having choices allows children to feel that they have control or ownership over their own learning. This, in turn, helps them develop a sense of responsibility and self-motivation.
    Curriculum
  • 6.Crossroads: The Psychology of Immigration in the New Century
    This report describes the diverse population of immigrants and addresses the psychological experience of immigration, focusing on factors that impede and facilitate adjustment.
    Report
  • 7.Resilience in a Time of War: Tips for Parents and Teachers of Middle School Children
    Just as your child learns reading and writing, he or she can learn the skills of resilience.
    Brochure/Pamphlet (September 2012)
  • 8.Resilience Guide for Parents & Teachers
    We tend to idealize childhood as a carefree time, but youth alone offers no shield against the emotional hurts and traumas many children face. Children can be asked to deal with problems ranging from adapting to a new classroom to bullying by classmates or even abuse at home. The ability to thrive despite these challenges arises from the skills of resilience.
    Brochure/Pamphlet (January 2012)
  • 9.Big ideas for challenging times
    APF’s Visionary grantees are tackling bullying, military mental health stigma and other complex social problems.
    Magazine Article - Monitor on Psychology (April 2013)
  • 10.Practice for Knowledge Acquisition (Not Drill and Kill)
    Researchers who have investigated expert and novice performance have uncovered important distinctions between deliberate practice and other activities, such as work, play and rote repetition.
    Curriculum
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