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  1. Learning biology and mathematics outdoors: effects and attitudes in a Swedish high school context

    Contributor(s):: Emilia Fagerstam, Jonas Blom

    This research suggests that learning biology in an outdoor environment has a positive cognitive and affective impact on 13–15-year-old, Swedish high school pupils. Eighty-five pupils in four classes participated in a quasi-experimental design. Half the pupils, taking a biology course in...

  2. Learning arithmetic outdoors in junior high school – influence on performance and self-regulating skills

    Contributor(s):: Emilia Fägerstam, Joakim Samuelsson

    This study aims to explore the influence of outdoor teaching among students, aged 13, on arithmetic performance and self-regulation skills as previous research concerning outdoor mathematics learning is limited. This study had a quasi-experimental design. An outdoor and a traditional group...

  3. High school teachers' experience of the educational potential of outdoor teaching and learning

    Contributor(s):: Emilia Fägerstam

    This is a longitudinal case study where teachers from different disciplines were interviewed before and after an outdoor teaching project in a Swedish junior high school. The school grounds were used regularly as an area for teaching and learning in different subjects. The purpose of this study...

  4. Exploring the Influence of the ROC Integrated High School Program

    Contributor(s):: Scott Caspell

  5. Adolescent Coping Styles and Outdoor Education: Searching for the Mechanisms of Change

    Contributor(s):: James T. Neill, Bernd Heubeck

  6. Horse whispering in high school : developing teacher savvy

    Contributor(s):: Daryl Wayne Drew

    Disconnection in teacher-student relationships caused by the alienating processes and goals of the public school system is the most pressing challenge facing high school teachers today. Disrupting this disconnection and subverting the forces that produce it are the primary goals of the savvy...

  7. Feasibility of a volunteer dog-walking program for high school students and shelter dogs in Chico, California

    Contributor(s):: Danielle Allred

    Dog-walking is gaining recognition as a way of combating sedentary lifestyles. Dog owners who walk their dogs are more likely to meet physical activity standards recommended by the Center for Disease Control, and studies have shown positive benefits resulting from animal interaction, including...

  8. A preliminary study of group intervention along with basic canine training among traumatized teenagers: a 3-month longitudinal study

    Contributor(s):: Hamama, Liat, Hamama-Raz, Yaira, Dagan, Keren, Greenfeld, Hofit, Rubinstein, Chen, Ben-Ezra, Menachem

  9. English learners with disabilities in high school: Population characteristics, transition programs, and postschool outcomes

    Contributor(s):: Trainor, Audrey, Murray, Angela, Kim, Hye-Jung

  10. High school students' perceptions of animal mentation and their opinions on animal use in medical research and entertainment

    Contributor(s):: Carol M. Okamoto

    This study explored the relationship between high school students' perceptions of animal mentation and liking of animals with agreement on animal use in medical research and entertainment. Higher judgments of animal mentation and Iiking were predicted to correlate with lower agreement on...

  11. Relevance, Rigor, and Relationships: Student Perceptions Following Participation in an Integrated Experiential Zoo-Based Academic High School Science Program

    Contributor(s):: John W. Hill, Henry Doorly Zoo

    The purpose of this survey study was to compare students’ measured Likert scale perceptions of posttest school climate survey, relevance, rigor, and relationships domain scores following 11th- and 12th-grade participation in either an integrated experiential zoo-based academic high school...

  12. K-9 Care Crew: Kids + Dogs + Seniors = Love: Kim Wood at TEDxMuskegon

    Contributor(s):: Kim Wood

    The K-9 Care Crew is a group of high school student volunteers from Western Michigan Christian High School. Our students train and work with dogs that are temperament tested and chosen as especially suited for pet therapy. The dogs we work with come in all shapes, sizes, breeds and ages. Many of...

  13. Using Howls to Empower: An Interview with Giulia Cappelli

    20 Oct 2015 | Posted by Katie Carroll

    When envisioning wolves, the first image that comes to most of people’s minds is one of a large pack perched on a hillside, howling at the moon, or one of a determined, agile creature...

    https://habricentral.org/members/2412/blog/2015/10/howling-and-empowering-an-interview-with-giulia-cappelli

  14. Dogs in the Hall: A Case Study of Affective Skill Development in an Urban Veterinary Program

    Contributor(s):: Martin, Michael, Tummons, John, Ball, Anna, Bird, William

    The purpose of this bounded single case study was to explore how an urban high school veterinary program impacted students' affective skill development. The program was unique because students were required to participate in internships with local animal care businesses and care for animals...

  15. Enhancing Secondary School Counseling with a Therapeutic Dog

    Contributor(s):: Daughhetee, Charlotte, Stalls, Laura, Spencer, M. E.

  16. An SLP and Her Dog Make High School Fun Again

    Contributor(s):: Rowden-Racette, Kellie

  17. Children and their pets: exploring the relationships between pet ownership, pet attitudes, attachment to pets and empathy

    Contributor(s):: Williams, J. M., Muldoon, J., Lawrence, A.

  18. An educator's guide to the new science of human-animal interaction

    Contributor(s):: Jones, B. A., Katcher, A. H., Beck, A. M.

  19. The vertebrate animal in high school biology

    Contributor(s):: Beck, A. M.