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50 Years of ERIC
The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is celebrating its 50th Birthday! First opened on May 15th, 1964 ERIC continues the long tradition of ongoing innovation and enhancement.

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Rogat, Aaron – Consortium for Policy Research in Education, 2011
The hypothetical learning progressions presented here are the products of the deliberations of two working groups of science education researchers, each group also including a state science curriculum supervisor, organized by the Consortium for Policy Research in Education (CPRE), with support from the National Science Foundation. Their charge was…
Descriptors: Evidence, Science Education, Space Sciences, Engineering
Lintner, Timothy, Ed.; Schweder, Windy, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2011
With the national push towards inclusion, more students with disabilities are being placed in general education settings. Furthermore, when placed, more students with disabilities are entering social studies classrooms than any other content area. Classroom teachers are being asked to "reach and teach" all students, often with little support.…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Strategies, Disabilities, Peer Teaching
Pitts, Timothy Wade – ProQuest LLC, 2011
In the current political climate, where many politicians in both Europe and United States have proclaimed that multi-cultural education has failed as an educational paradigm, there is a growing fear that the very idea of a democratic, multicultural society is untenable over time. In this dissertation, I explore three responses to the question of…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Cultural Education, Democracy, Citizenship Education
Russell, William B., III, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2012
The field of social studies is unique and complex. It is challenged by the differing perspectives related to the definition, goals, content, and purpose of social studies. Contemporary Social Studies: An Essential Reader discusses the contemporary issues surrounding social studies education today. Contemporary Social Studies: An Essential Reader…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Global Education, Citizenship, Popular Culture
2002
This document contains the following papers on social studies from the SITE (Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education) 2002 conference: (1) "Technology Portfolios in Pre-Service Social Studies Teacher Education" (Marsha Alibrandi); (2) "North Carolina's Sixth Graders Go to Russia: A Global Education/Curriculum Integration Project…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
Harris, Karen R., Ed.; Graham, Steve, Ed.; Urdan, Tim, Ed. – APA Books, 2011
The "APA Educational Psychology Handbook" reflects the broad nature of the field today, with state-of-the-science reviews of the diverse critical theories driving research and practice; in-depth investigation of the range of individual differences and cultural/contextual factors that affect student achievement, motivation, and beliefs; and close…
Descriptors: Talent, Gifted, Testing Accommodations, Teacher Effectiveness
White, Cam, Ed. – 2000
This document contains the following papers on social studies instruction and technology: (1) "Waking the Sleeping Giant: Social Studies Teacher Educators Collaborate To Integrate Technology into Methods' Courses" (Cheryl Mason, Marsha Alibrandi, Michael Berson, Kara Dawson, Rich Diem, Tony Dralle, David Hicks, Tim Keiper, and John Lee); (2)…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
Lund Univ., Malmo (Sweden). Dept. of Educational and Psychological Research. – 1990
This document contains an interview with David Hicks, an educator in England active in promoting the practice of peace education. (The interviewer was Ake Bjerstedt.) Peace education is described as a process that seeks to promote students' autonomy; foster debate and dialogue between students and teachers; and help young people to understand some…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society)
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Nespor, Jan; Hicks, David – Journal of Education Policy, 2010
Drawing on interviews with parents of children with significant disabilities, as well as administrators and special education consultants, between the early 1990s and 2008 in a mid-Atlantic US state, this paper examines the work of parental advocates as they translate special education policies to negotiate concessions for parents, bring issues…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Laws, Educational Research, Special Education
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van Hover, Stephanie; Hicks, David; Sayeski, Kristin – Theory and Research in Social Education, 2012
In order to provide increasing support for students with disabilities in inclusive classrooms in high-stakes testing contexts, some schools have implemented co-teaching models. This qualitative case study explores how 1 special education teacher (Anna) and 1 general education history teacher (John) make sense of working together in an inclusive…
Descriptors: Knowledge Level, Museums, Human Resources, Historical Interpretation
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van Hover, Stephanie; Hicks, David; Cotton, Stephen – History Teacher, 2012
While the field of history education elucidates a clear and ambitious vision of high-quality history instruction, a current challenge for history educators (including teacher educators, curriculum specialists, and school-based history and social science supervisors) becomes how to illuminate and capture this when observing classrooms to research…
Descriptors: Social Sciences, Observation, Feedback (Response), Teacher Educators
Bjerstedt, Ake, Ed. – 1992
The project group "Preparedness for Peace," working at the Department of Educational and Psychological Research, Malmo School of Education in Sweden, explores ways of helping children and young people to deal constructively with questions of peace and war. As part of its work, the project group collects viewpoints on the role of schools in pursuit…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Educational Principles
Zuber, Robert, Ed. – 1994
These essays attempt to chronicle the work of six authors in peace education as they reflect on the processes and important persons leading them to commit to peace education. They also examine those obstacles, successes and failures encountered trying to make these commitments concrete and substantial. The essays in this volume include: (1) "Paper…
Descriptors: Conflict, Conflict Resolution, Foreign Countries, Global Education
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Lee, John K.; Hicks, David – Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education (CITE Journal), 2009
Jeremey Stoddard's article in this issue, "Toward a Virtual Field Trip Model for the Social Studies," describes his analysis of the Colonial Williamsburg Electronic Field Trip and a conceptual model for developing meaningful and successful electronic or virtual field trips. In an effort to contextualize the Colonial Williamsburg Electronic Field…
Descriptors: Field Trips, Social Studies, Models, National Standards
Hicks, David – International Journal of Social Education, 2005
Currently, no research exists that teases apart and compares how pre-service teachers within different national educational settings begin to reorganize, reconstruct and transform their own experiences, knowledge and perspectives on history and history teaching as they negotiate the process of learning to teach history. This comparative case study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Thinking Skills, Case Studies, History Instruction
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