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Guide To The Massachusetts Reading Association Records, 1971-Current, Kara Leclair, Orson Kingsley Jan 2013

Guide To The Massachusetts Reading Association Records, 1971-Current, Kara Leclair, Orson Kingsley

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Administrative History:

The Massachusetts Readers Association, or the MRA, is a professional non-profit organization of individuals whose primary purpose is to improve the quality and level of literacy in the state of Massachusetts. The MRA is an affiliate of the International Reading Association, a worldwide literacy organization with a network of 300,000 educators in 99 countries. The MRA promotes literacy for all learners through professional development, research, publications, and advocacy for the literacy community. Some of the ways advocacy is met is through an annual state conference; disseminating best literacy practices to educators and parents; advocating for literacy issues ...


Guide To The Hall Of Black Achievement Collection, 1987-2011, Orson Kingsley Jan 2013

Guide To The Hall Of Black Achievement Collection, 1987-2011, Orson Kingsley

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The Massachusetts Hall of Black Achievement (HOBA) was founded in 1987 with a mission of “to discover, detail, and disclose the significant achievements and contributions of people of color.” Each year a heritage celebration was held to posthumously induct historical figures into the Hall of Black Achievement that made significant contributions to society or within their fields. A painted portrait of each inductee is on display in the Maxwell Library. Material in the collection includes programs from inaugurations, promotional material, biographical information on the members honored by HOBA, DVD's and VHS tapes of past inaugurations, and some objects.


Guide To The Mary Jo Moriarty Collection, 1915-1998, Caitlin Gette-King, Orson Kingsley Jan 2012

Guide To The Mary Jo Moriarty Collection, 1915-1998, Caitlin Gette-King, Orson Kingsley

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Brief Biographical Sketch

Mary Jo Moriarty was born in Boston and received her bachelor’s degree in history from Villa Maria College and her master’s and doctoral degrees from the Boston University School of Education. Moriarty worked as a health and physical education teacher at Hyannis State Teachers College from 1937 until the school’s closing in 1944. She moved with the college’s health and physical education program to Bridgewater State Teachers College when the two merged. She taught as a professor in the Physical Education Department, and later served as chairwoman of the Physical Education Major and ...


Guide To The Hyannis State Normal School Records, 1894-1994, Orson Kingsley Jan 2012

Guide To The Hyannis State Normal School Records, 1894-1994, Orson Kingsley

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Administrative History:

The State Normal School at Hyannis, Massachusetts provided almost fifty years of progressive educational training, influencing generations of teachers and students in Massachusetts and beyond. The Hyannis State Normal School opened on September 9, 1897, under the leadership of its longest serving principal, William A. Baldwin.

Hyannis State Normal School became the State Teachers College at Hyannis in 1932, when the Massachusetts Legislature voted to grant college status to the State Normal Schools. In 1937 the Massachusetts Commissioner of Education granted the college permission to offer summer sessions carrying credits leading to a Master’s degree in education ...


Marc Freshman Study 2011: Bullying, Cyberbullying, Risk Factors And Reporting, Elizabeth K. Englander Jan 2011

Marc Freshman Study 2011: Bullying, Cyberbullying, Risk Factors And Reporting, Elizabeth K. Englander

MARC Research Reports

The Sample:

  • 617 College freshman, studied over a 6 month period in 2010-­‐2011
  • Predominately white
  • Predominately 18–19 years old
  • Parents tend to be high working class, low middle class, or middle class

Studied for: rates of behavior; risk factors & their relationship to bullying and cyberbullying; and many other social, family, and school factors


Marc Handful O' Statistics, Elizabeth K. Englander Jan 2011

Marc Handful O' Statistics, Elizabeth K. Englander

MARC Research Reports

These statistics were gleaned from two 2010-­‐2011 studies through the Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center at Bridgewater State University in Bridgewater, Massachusetts.

  • In-depth survey of 617 college freshman
  • Survey of 21,000 children in grades 3-12 in a variety of communities across Massachusetts.


Cyberbullying & Bullying In Massachusetts: Frequency & Motivations, Elizabeth Englander Jan 2008

Cyberbullying & Bullying In Massachusetts: Frequency & Motivations, Elizabeth Englander

MARC Publications

This brief reports on the major findings of the studies conducted in the Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center during the years 2006 to 2008. Detailed analyses are omitted but general findings are displayed and explained. The data deals primarily with cyberbullying, but some data related to bullying behaviors is reported. The findings are separated by study. Two studies are reported upon here: a survey of 334 college freshman and a survey of 178 K-12 educators from public schools across the Commonwealth. A third study, of 75 pediatricians in Massachusetts, will be discussed under separate cover. The findings from the two studies ...


Enclave In A Small Town: The Irish In Norwood, Massachusetts, Patricia J. Fanning Dec 2005

Enclave In A Small Town: The Irish In Norwood, Massachusetts, Patricia J. Fanning

Bridgewater Review

No abstract provided.


Faculty Research Note: "Memo To The Governor" - Citizen Participation In Massachusetts, Bridgewater State College Political Science Department Dec 2002

Faculty Research Note: "Memo To The Governor" - Citizen Participation In Massachusetts, Bridgewater State College Political Science Department

Bridgewater Review

No abstract provided.