Understanding the factors that encourage young people to become active agents in their own learning is critical. Positive psychology is one lens that can be used to investigate the factors that facilitate a student’s sense of agency and active school engagement. In the second edition of this...
To Be Published February 16th 2014 by Routledge
International Research and Practice, 2nd Edition
The Handbook of School Violence and School Safety: International Research and Practice has become the premier resource for educational and mental health professionals and policymakers seeking to implement effective prevention and intervention programs that reduce school violence and promote safe...
Published December 4th 2011 by Routledge
National surveys consistently reveal that an inordinate number of students report high levels of boredom, anger, and stress in school, which often leads to their disengagement from critical learning and social development. If the ultimate goal of schools is to educate young people to become...
Published February 19th 2009 by Routledge
From Research to Practice
Periodic, high-profile incidents of school violence both in the United States and around the world have understandably resulted in public demand for increased school safety. This demand has, in turn, led to school safety policies and practices that have raced ahead of empirical research. This...
Published March 2nd 2006 by Routledge