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Cochran, Molly – Cambridge University Press, 2010
John Dewey (1859-1952) was a major figure of the American cultural and intellectual landscape in the first half of the twentieth century. While not the originator of American pragmatism, he was instrumental to its articulation as a philosophy and the spread of its influence beyond philosophy to other disciplines. His prolific writings encompass…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Democracy, Social Action, Cognitive Psychology
Johnson, Lory Nels, Ed. – 1980
This booklet is intended to help secondary school teachers with content area reading instruction. Sections of the book contain step-by-step guidelines for successful reading experiences in business education, driver education, English, home economics, mathematics, music, science, and social studies. The booklet also contains a glossary of reading…
Descriptors: Content Area Reading, Guidelines, Reading Instruction, Reading Skills
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Minne, Nels; Johnson, Herbert N. – Mathematics Teacher, 1972
A theorem on divisibility in decimal and non-decimal numeration systems is developed; its use in a series of discovery-centered lessons is suggested. (DT)
Descriptors: Division, Induction, Instruction, Mathematics
Short, Edmund C. – 1980
A report provides summaries of 10 papers presented at a conference about teacher competence and effectiveness. In the first session, two speakers, Nel Noddings and Edward R. Fagan, present an analysis of the prevailing rhetoric in educational discourse and practice. The second session provides historical perspectives on the use of the term…
Descriptors: Accountability, Child Development, Competence, Competency Based Teacher Education
Stern, Barbara Slater; Kysilka, Marcella L. – SAGE Publications (CA), 2008
This book provides beginning teachers and educational leaders with a series of articles that can help them build their curriculum knowledge base. Features include: (1) Provides a historical context of the curriculum field, giving educators a solid foundation for curriculum knowledge; (2) Describes the political nature of curriculum and how we must…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Curriculum Development, Urban Schools, High Schools
Adey, David, Comp.; And Others – 1987
Ten papers and four abstracts of papers from the University of South Africa's Conference on Distance Education are presented. They include: "Access to Higher Education and Training in the South Pacific: The Role of Telecommunications and Distance Education" (Som Naidu); "Distance Education in Japan" (Takashi Sakamoto);…
Descriptors: Adult Students, Biological Sciences, Departments, Developing Nations
Grissmer, David W., Ed.; Ross, J. Michael, Ed. – 2000
In November 1998 a group of researchers and scholars gathered to explore methodological issues related to the measurement of student achievement, with a more specific focus on the sharing of perspectives on the black-white test score gap. Papers from this conference are: (1) "Introduction: Toward Heuristic Models of Student Outcomes and More…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Data Analysis, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education
Dillow, Sally, Ed. – Education Statistics Quarterly, 2002
This publication provides a comprehensive overview of work done across all parts of the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). Each issue contains short publications, summaries, and descriptions that cover all NCES publications, data products, and funding opportunities developed over a 3-month period. Each issue also contains a message…
Descriptors: Dropouts, Educational Attainment, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
Woolfolk, Anita E., Ed. – 1998
Noting that the field of educational psychology is rapidly changing, with renewed interest in how we learn and how excellent teaching occurs, this collection comprises relevant readings selected from professional journals and magazines. The articles are grouped by topics consistently found in educational psychology textbooks. The chapters are: (1)…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes, Educational Environment, Educational Psychology