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Farias, Carmen Roselaine de Oliveira; Carvalho, Isabel Cristina de Moura; Borges, Marcelo Gules – Environmental Education Research, 2018
This article discusses the scientific research work on environmental education presented during the last decade in three Brazilian conferences: the meetings of the National Association of Graduate Research on Education (Associação Nacional de Pós-Graduação e Pesquisa em Educação, ANPEd), the National Association of Graduate Research on Environment…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Educational Research, Foreign Countries, Educational Trends
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Teeters, Leah A. Peña; McKimmy, Caitlin; Shedro, Michelle; Ashar, Yoni K.; Alvarez, Adriana; Price, Emily Claire; Dimidjian, Sona – Journal of Teacher Education and Educators, 2021
This article investigates a teacher learning program in Mexico, Desarrollo de la Inteligencia a través del Arte: DIA (Development of Intelligence through Art: DIA), that supports teachers in applying holistic approaches to instruction that support social, emotional, academic, and cognitive growth. Using qualitative and quantitative measures, this…
Descriptors: Social Emotional Learning, Faculty Development, Holistic Approach, Student Development
Orr, Aline – Online Submission, 2016
This report summarizes Austin Independent School District (AISD) English language learner (ELL) students' performance on the Evaluación del Desarrollo de la Lectura, an assessment of Spanish reading ability, over three consecutive school years. It includes only ELLs who joined AISD in kindergarten in 2012.
Descriptors: School Districts, English Language Learners, Spanish, Reading Ability
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Farfán, José Antonio Flores; Cru, Josep – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2021
In this paper we provide a critical account of selected key linguistic and cultural revitalisation experiences in Mexico. For this aim, the project entitled Proyecto de Revitalización, Mantenimiento y Desarrollo Lingüístico y Cultural (Linguistic and Cultural Revitalisation, Maintenance and Development Project), which has been developed for over…
Descriptors: Language Maintenance, Cultural Maintenance, Mexicans, Program Descriptions
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Correa, Felipe – Film Education Journal, 2020
The following article describes the process of a documentary filmmaking programme at a secondary school in Chile, which encourages students to engage with a sense of place and intangible cultural heritage. Run by Gaticine -- Centro de desarrollo social del cine (Centre for the Social Development of Cinema) in partnership with A Bao A Qu, a…
Descriptors: Film Study, Foreign Countries, Documentaries, Film Production
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Barbosa-Pereira, Drielle; Martins, Pedro S. R.; Ferreira-Junior, Luiz Alves; da Costa, Marina Freitas Alves; Paixão, Janaína Paula Chaves; Costa, Renato Ramalho; Saldanha-Silva, Renata; Mansur-Alves, Marcela – Applied Cognitive Psychology, 2022
Working memory training (WMT) for children has received great attention in recent scientific investigations. However, evidence on program efficacy is still sparse. This study aimed to investigate the effect of a WMT software program ("Programa de Ativação da Memória de Trabalho" [PRAMEMT]) in promoting gains on cognitive and school…
Descriptors: Short Term Memory, Training, Intelligence Quotient, Academic Achievement
Dee, Thomas S.; Pérez-Núñez, Graciela I. – Stanford Center for Education Policy Analysis, 2020
A growing body of evidence suggests that vocationally focused programs of study substantially improve high-school completion and longer-run economic success. However, the corresponding recommendations to expand vocational programs may have unintended, negative consequences for low-income, academically successful students (i.e., the "missing…
Descriptors: Vocational High Schools, College Preparation, Low Income Students, High Achievement
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Tzafilkou, Katerina; Perifanou, Maria; Economides, Anastasios A. – Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 2022
Aim/Purpose: The study examines the teachers' perceptions towards a set of socio-emotional characteristics of distance education (DE) in primary and secondary schools during the COVID-19 pandemic. The examined characteristics include perceived joy, stress, effort/fatigue, isolation, inclusiveness, and collaboration/interaction. Background: The…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Distance Education, COVID-19, Pandemics
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Melia, Lucas F.; Barrionuevo, Santiago D.; Ibañez, Francisco J. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2022
A computational laboratory experiment is carried out to investigate the size-, geometry-, and chemistry-dependent properties of small molecules known as polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) at the Facultad de Ingeniería (Universidad Nacional de La Plata, UNLP), Buenos Aires, Argentina. This computational research was adapted for upper-division…
Descriptors: Distance Education, COVID-19, Pandemics, Foreign Countries
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Power, Thomas G.; Garcia, Karina Silva; Martinez, AnaMaria Diaz; Parker, Louise A.; Hidalgo-Mendez, Jackelyn; Ramos, Guadalupe – Prevention Science, 2022
"Madres Apoyando el Desarrollo Emocional de Sus Hijos" ("Mothers Supporting the Emotional Development of Their Children") is a parenting education program designed to help Latina mothers help their school-age children cope with stress. A previous randomized controlled trial, with a pre-post design, showed that the program had…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Mothers, Coping, Stress Management
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Reyes-Martinez, Isaid; Aguilar-Magallón, Daniel Aurelio – North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2016
Existing technologies pose challenges for the education system related to what contents, strategies and skills students should learn and what types of teaching scenarios should be considered in learning. In this study, prospective high school teachers were encouraged to systematic use various digital technologies in a problem solving course during…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, High Schools, Secondary School Teachers
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Faggioni, Thais; Ferreira, Natiele Carla da Silva; Berçot, Filipe Faria; Bisaggio, Rodrigo da Cunha; Alves, Luiz Anastacio – Advances in Physiology Education, 2022
Immunology is a knowledge area of paramount importance in life sciences and health care professional education with diverse applications, as well as for a general public understanding of issues related to vaccination. However, many concepts are complex and difficult to understand based only on conventional classes or static images. The use of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Immunization Programs, Computer Uses in Education, Medical Students
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Salinas Vacca, Yakelin – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2014
This paper reports on an exploratory, descriptive, and interpretive study in which the roles of discussion boards, the students, the teacher, and the monitors were explored as they constructed a collaborative class project in a virtual environment. This research was conducted in the virtual program of a Colombian public university. Data were…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Computer Mediated Communication, Foreign Countries, Student Role
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de Diego-Lázaro, Beatriz; Restrepo, María Adelaida; Sedey, Allison Lee; Yoshinaga-Itano, Christine – Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 2019
Purpose: The goal of this study was to identify predictors of expressive vocabulary in young Spanish-speaking children who are deaf or hard of hearing living in the United States. Method: This cross-sectional study considered 53 children with bilateral hearing loss between 8 and 34 months of age ( M = 24, SD = 6.9). Demographic variables,…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Expressive Language, Spanish Speaking, Vocabulary Development
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Ferrari, Giulia – For the Learning of Mathematics, 2020
The article discusses the role of body movement, perception and kinaesthesia in mathematical thinking and accounts for the virtuality of mathematical concepts. A first person experience with a graphing motion software (WiiGraph), which involves ample body movements and is used to draw a circle, is presented. To study the unfolding of the…
Descriptors: Mathematical Concepts, Movement Education, Perception, Mathematics Education
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