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The Voices of Youth Offenders

  Introduction Initially the Juvenile Justice System was created in order to protect children and become  a surrogate parent for children who didn’t have a support system at home. It was intended to deter children from becoming adult criminals and help rehabilitate those who were already on the “wrong” path. According to Mears, D., Pickett, […]

Child Labor- An Intergenerational perspective References

Bibliography: Anjum, F., Zafar, M.I., Maan, A.A., Ahmad, M. (2015). Health Issues and Wellbeing; Working Children in Carpet Industry in Punjab, Pakistan. The Professional Medical Journal, volume (issue), page-page. Chole C., and Islam A (2013) “Child Labor and Schooling Responses to Access to Microcredit in Rural Bangladesh” Economic Inquiry (51) 46-61 Emerson M. P. and […]

Child Labor – An Intergenerational Perspective

Often when people think of child labor they are transported to a third world country where children are victimized, abused, and denied basic human rights. But the truth is that child labor isn’t just a third world issue; it impacts the lives of children and youth here in the United States.  As a team we […]

The Effects of Physical Education on Academic Achievement

Introduction We all know that being physically active is vital for our health and our lives. Engaging in physical activity is important to prevent obesity, lowering the risk of acquiring Type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and other chronic diseases (White House Let’s Move campaign, 2015). Recent studies show that youth today are not getting the […]

References- Physical Education and Academic Achievement

References Ahram, R., Stembridge, A., Fergus, E., & Noguera, P. (2015). Framing urban school challenges: The problems to examine when implementing response to intervention. Retrieved from http://www.rtinetwork.org/learn/diversity/urban-school-challenges Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2012). Physical activity resources for health professionals. Retrieved from http://www.cdc.gov/physicalactivity/professionals/index.html Chomitz, V. R., Slining, M. M., McGowan, R. J., Mitchell, S. E., […]

Data Analysis Plan – Intergenerational child labor

Our data analysis will be a qualitative method. The data collected in the interviews will be coded for contextual themes and cited for any frequencies. The data will be represented by thematic descriptions and figures representing the majority’s opinion and reasoning for child labor and its significance to intergenerational prevalence. The coded data will then […]

Analysis post

Corisa Ramkissoon Tayla Goldberg     Collecting Quantitative Data   In our experiment, the independent variable would be the number of disabled students that did not get a fair education or the proper funding for their education. To lead this part of our experiment, we will conduct one on one interview with students themselves on […]

Data Analysis

1. The qualitative data collection method we chose to do as a group was the interview method with a heavy focus on survey use. With that being said, organizing the data to be analyzed will have to be by school and then by student, parent and teacher groups. We want to be able to compare […]

Data Analysis Post

Collecting Quantitative data: In our experiment, the independent variable is the number of times female teenagers check Facebook in a day. There will be two groups. One group of teenagers will be the ones that check Facebook 1-10 times a day and another will be those who check Facebook more than 10 times a day. […]

Data Analysis Plan- Physical Education and Academic Achievement in Low-Income Areas

The variables that we will be analyzing include students standardized test scores in math and reading, as well as the amount of physical education minutes’ students receive weekly. To report our data, we will have a chart that will include the amount of PE minutes and the scores on standardized tests (math and reading) for […]

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