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Singer, Alan, Ed. – Social Science Docket, 2003
This theme based journal issue consists of articles and teaching ideas focusing on the Holocaust and history. This publication contains the following materials: (1) "Multiple Perspectives on the Holocaust?" (Alan Singer); (2) "Responses to 'Multiple Perspectives on the Holocaust'"; (3) "Escape to Cuba: Story of Laura Kahn,…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Economics, Elementary Secondary Education
Buckheister, Patrick B.; Fanselow, John F. – 1983
The technique individuals use to narrow the possible responses in "solicits" (demands, requests, or questions requiring a response) in and outside the classroom often helps to avoid miscommunication and can be a useful tool for classroom teachers. A narrowing exercise was completed by 35 classes of native English and English as a second language…
Descriptors: Adult Students, Class Activities, Classroom Communication, Classroom Techniques
Braverman, Marc T.; Yates, Mary Ellen – 1989
This study addressed whether the educational impact of a zoo visit can be enhanced through the provision of appropriate instructional supports such as preparatory trainings or orientations. One important function of the educational process, in contrast to providing direct information or skill development, is to make the learner more sensitive to…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Educational Facilities, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education
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Niedermeyer, Fred C. – Social Education, 1990
Surveys the technical characteristics of 22 industry-sponsored instructional programs in economics, and identifies the objectives of economics education. Contends that the 22 concepts identified by the Joint Council on Economic Education need to be translated into a framework of learning objectives. Concludes that industry sponsored programs could…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Economics, Educational Assessment, Educational Objectives
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Chung, In-Yeop – International Journal of Social Education, 1995
Utilizes a survey of K-12 teachers in South Korea to ascertain methods and approaches to teaching about World War II. The survey asked teachers to rank in importance, and provide time spent on, broad subjects and related subtopics. Personal information included gender, class period length, and course name. (MJP)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Comparative Education, Cultural Context, Curriculum Enrichment
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Wagner, Michael J.; Brick, John S. – Music Educators Journal, 1993
Asserts that the karaoke machine is an electronic device that can help music teachers. Describes the experimental use of karaoke units in four Dade County (Florida) schools to determine whether students would respond differently to this instructional method. Finds that students enjoyed using the karaoke and learned musical concepts faster and…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Educational Strategies, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education
Fox, Elizabeth – Teachers and Writers Magazine, 1987
Presents the advice of six experienced writers for novice teachers of writing. Covers the following topics: (1) preparation and organization; (2) planning meetings; (3) rapport with classroom teachers, and students; (4) classroom discipline; (5) chaos vs. spontaneity; (6) presenting assignments and classroom discussions; (7) writing in class; and…
Descriptors: Assignments, Authors, Class Activities, Classroom Environment