Research

Academic Success in Adolescence

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Csikszentmihalyi, M., Schneider, B., Shernoff, D. J., & Hoogstra, L. (2001). Preparing for the world of work. North American Montessori Teacher’s Association Journal, 26 (1), 123-138.

Lamborn, S. D., Mounts, N. S., Steinberg, L.D. & Brown, B. B.  (1992).  Putting school in perspective: The influence of family, peers, extracurricular participation, and part-time work on academic engagement.  In F. M. Newmann (Ed.), Student engagement and achievement in American high schools.  New York: Teachers College Press.

Linnenbrink-Garcia, L., Durik, A. M., Conley, A. M., Barron, K. E., Tauer, J. M., Karabenick, S. A., & Harackiewicz, J. M.  (In press).  Situational Interest Survey (SIS): An instrument to assess the role of situational factors in interest development.  Educational and Psychological Measurement.

Mounts, N. S. & Steinberg, L. (1995). An ecological analysis of peer influence on adolescent grade-point-average and drug use. Developmental Psychology, 31, 915-922.

Schmidt, J.A. and Padilla, B. (2003).  Self-esteem and family challenge: An investigation of their effects on achievement.  Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 32(1), 37-46. 

Schmidt, J. A., Shernoff, D. J., & Csikszentmihalyi, M. (2007). Individual and situational factors related to the experience of flow in adolescence: A multilevel approach. In A.D. Ong & M. van Dulmen (Eds.), The Handbook of Methods in Positive Psychology (pp. 542 – 558). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Shernoff, D.J. (2010). The experience of student engagement in high school classrooms: Influences and effects on long-term outcomes. Saarbrücken, Germany: Lambert Academic Publishing.

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Shernoff, D. J. (2001). Towards a positive education for adolescents: An example from the humanities. North American Montessori Teacher’s Association Journal, 26 (3), 516-541.

Shernoff, D. J., & Csikszentmihalyi, M. (2009). Flow in schools: Cultivating engaged learners and optimal learning environments. In R. Gilman, E. S. Heubner, & M. Furlong (Eds.), Handbook of Positive Psychology in the Schools (pp. 131-145). New York: Routledge.

Shernoff, D. J., Csikszentmihalyi, M., Schneider, B., & Shernoff, E. S. (2003). Student engagement in high school classrooms from the perspective of flow theory. School Psychology Quarterly, 18, 158-76.

Shernoff, D. J., & Hoogstra, L. (2001). Continuing motivation beyond the high school classroom. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 93, 73-87.

Shernoff, D. J., Knauth, S., & Makris, E. (2000). The quality of classroom experiences. In M. Csikszentmihalyi & B. Schneider, Becoming Adult (pp. 122-145). New York: Basic Books.

Shernoff, D. J., & Schmidt, J. A. (2008). Further evidence of an engagement-achievement paradox among U.S. High school students. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 37, 564-580.

Shumow, L., Schmidt, J., & Kackar, H. (2008). Adolescent's experience doing homework: Associations among context, quality of experience, and social-emotional outcomes. School Community Journal, 18(2), 9-27. Retrieved October 27, 2008 from http://www.adi.org/journal/resources/SCJFall2008.pdf

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Zollman, A. (2011). The use of graphic organizers to improve students and teachers problem solving skills and abilities. In Padwig, L., & Rogerson, A. (Eds.) Proceedings of the 11th International Conference of Mathematics Education into the 21st Century Project. (pp. 381-384). Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa: Oxford University Press.

Zollman A. (2009a). Mathematical graphic organizers. Teaching Children Mathematics, 16 (4), 222-229.

Zollman A. (2009b). Students using graphic organizers to improve problem solving, Middle School Journal, 41 (3), 4-12.

Zollman, A., Smith, M C., Reisdorf, P. (2011). Identity development: Critical components for learning in mathematics. In D. Brahier,  D., (Ed.) Motivation and Disposition: Pathways to Learning Mathematics. Seventy-Third National Council of Teachers of  Mathematics Yearbook.  (pp. 43-53). Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.