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Phan, Huy P.; Ngu, Bing H. – Oxford University Press, 2019
"Teaching, Learning and Psychology" offers comprehensive coverage of contemporary psychological issues and new directions in education. With its focus on the non-deficit nature of human behaviours and positive psychology, the book emphasises the importance of appropriate pedagogical practices for effective learning. Comprehensive and…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Children, Adolescents, Cognitive Development
Astor, Ron Avi; Benbenisthty, Rami – Oxford University Press, 2019
Since 2005, bullying, school violence, and school safety literatures have expanded dramatically in content, disciplines, and empirical studies. However, despite this massive expansion of research, there has also been a surprising lack of theoretical and empirical direction to guide efforts on how to advance basic science and practical applications…
Descriptors: Bullying, Violence, School Safety, Educational Environment
Denisov, Victor, Comp. – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2019
This regional dossier aims to provide a concise description of the European minority language, Udmurt, in education. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal arrangements and support structures, as well as quantitative aspects such as the number of schools, teachers,…
Descriptors: Language Minorities, Second Languages, Educational Policy, Glossaries
Mills, Geoffrey E.; Gay, L. R. – Pearson, 2019
A comprehensive, accessible introduction to educational research "Educational Research: Competencies for Analysis and Applications" uses engaging, straightforward language to introduce students to the information and skills required to successfully conduct research and to competently evaluate research. Long known for their clear and at…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Competence, Research Skills, Ethics
Leedy, Paul D.; Ormrod, Jeanne Ellis – Pearson, 2019
An engaging, cross-disciplinary guide to research methodology "Practical Research: Planning and Design" is a do-it-yourself, how-to manual for planning and conducting research. Suitable for a wide variety of courses in basic research methodology, the book uses a conversational tone, step-by-step instructions, and practical suggestions to…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Planning, Research Reports, Research Design
Ohio Department of Education, 2019
"Each Child, Our Future" is Ohio's shared plan for ensuring each student is challenged, prepared and empowered for his or her future by way of an excellent prekindergarten through grade 12 (preK-12) education. The plan's purpose: to lift aspirations, create hope and excitement, guide development of state-level education policies and…
Descriptors: Educational Planning, Strategic Planning, Statewide Planning, Elementary Secondary Education
Feeney, Stephanie; Moravcik, Eva; Nolte, Sherry – Pearson, 2019
A warm and comprehensive child-centered approach to early childhood education "Who Am I in the Lives of Children? An Introduction to Early Childhood Education" reflects a practical, constructivist approach to early childhood education (birth to grade 3) and care programs that is dedicated to the development of the whole child--physical,…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Child Care, Child Development, Educational Practices
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Tapio, Elina – Deafness & Education International, 2019
This paper attends to languaging in the context of visually oriented communities of sign language users through the concept of "chaining." I define chaining as the patterned, routine ways of interlinking different linguistic and multimodal elements. The goal of this paper is to discuss the concepts of chaining, languaging and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sign Language, Deafness, Hearing Impairments
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Casas-Rosal, José Carlos; Caridad y Ocerín, José María; Núñez-Tabales, Julia M.; León-Mantero, Carmen – Teaching Statistics: An International Journal for Teachers, 2019
This paper presents the operation of the educational software, Real Estate Data Analyzer, to teachers and future teachers. It is a specific software that allows students carry out complete statistical analysis projects on the characteristics of the buildings that surround them.
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Computer Software, Teaching Methods, Real Estate
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DiLisi, Gregory A.; Chaney, Alison; Brown, Greg – Physics Teacher, 2019
Fifty years ago this summer, three men aboard Apollo 11 traveled from our planet to the Moon. On July 20, 1969, at 10:56:15 p.m. EDT, 38-year-old commander Neil Armstrong moved his left foot from the landing pad of the lunar module (LM) Eagle onto the gray, powdery surface of the Sea of Tranquility and became the first person to step onto the…
Descriptors: Space Exploration, Space Sciences
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Johansson, B. Tomas – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2019
A method based on oblique projection is presented for construction of sundials. The derived formulas are classical, but usage of vectors and projections renders a coherent presentation rather than a number of special cases. The presented work is aimed to be useful for those taking a beginning module on vector algebra.
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Algebra, Computation, Mathematical Formulas
Boser, Ulrich – Educational Leadership, 2019
Although mastering the art of learning how to learn is considered one of the most important skills for young people, few teens know the basics of how to best learn something. And teachers rarely receive training in how to helps students become successful learners. The author describes seven well-supported techniques for learning anything that…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Learning Strategies, Active Learning, Attention
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Roupioz, Yoann – Journal of Chemical Education, 2019
A simple bioassay was designed for the detection of adenosine, a human metabolite involved in several physiological processes, on the basis of the functionalization of gold nanoparticles with DNA oligonucleotides selectively binding adenosine. The test was possible thanks to the selective and sensitive binding of adenosine by two DNA…
Descriptors: College Science, Science Instruction, Science Experiments, Metabolism
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Halpern, Arthur M.; Noll, Robert J. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2019
A spreadsheet-based exercise for students is described in which they are challenged to explain and reproduce the disparate temperature dependencies of the heat capacities of gaseous F[subscript 2] and N[subscript 2]. For F[subscript 2], C[subscript p,m] increases from 300 K, reaches a maximum at 2200 K, and then decreases to 74% of the maximum…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Spreadsheets, Learning Activities, Molecular Structure
Carnevale, Anthony P.; Cheah, Ban – Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2018
In a republic, the mission of higher education is to empower individuals to live fully in their time free from economic or public dependency. The mission endures, but times change. Because postsecondary education and training have become the most well-traveled pathways to middle class earnings, both students and the educators who serve them need…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Attainment, Intellectual Disciplines, Income
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