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Teacher perspectives on the transition planning process into post-secondary education (PSE) for students with a diagnosis of autism in post-primary schools in Ireland (2020-01-08)Aims: This study explored teachers’ perspectives on transition planning (TP) into post-secondary education (PSE) for students with autism attending mainstream classes or an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) unit attached to ...
(2020-01-07)Background: Social and emotional (SE) skills play an important role in a person’s development, while a range of negative outcomes are associated with poor SE skills (Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning ...
The canon of pedagogical grammar for ELT: a mixed methods study of it's evolution, development and comparison with evidence on learner output (2019-12-20)The teaching of grammar plays a key role in English Language Teaching (ELT). Pedagogical grammars such as English Grammar in Use and the Azar-Hagen Grammar Series are mainstays within the profession, their enduring appeal ...
An examination of the effect of green exercise and nature connectedness on the psychological well-being and attentional capacity of primary school-aged children (2019-12-18)Aim Research into the positive impact of green exercise on the psychological well-being and attention of adults has been largely confirmatory. Early exploration into the effects of green exercise on children has produced ...
An Exploration of the assessment for intervention model in an Irish educational psychological context (2019-11-28)Aims The current research sought to explore the utility of the Assessment for Intervention (AFI) model in bridging the gap between assessment and intervention, through the conceptual lens of Ecological Systems Theory (EST) ...