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Wickens, Corrine M.; Parker, Jenny – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2019
Vocabulary is the basis for all content area learning, including physical education. This article presents several easily implemented vocabulary strategies that support content learning within the cognitive domain of physical education by reinforcing conceptual understanding and relationships. These strategies include: concept circles,…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Physical Education, Course Content, Teaching Methods
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O'Dowd, Robert – Theory Into Practice, 2018
In content and language integrated learning (CLIL) contexts, online communication technologies have great potential for supporting the development of students' foreign language skills and intercultural competence, and for increasing understanding of subject matter. One effective way of engaging CLIL students in motivating and innovative online…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Language of Instruction, Course Content, Second Language Instruction
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Mahzoon-Hagheghi, Masomeh; Yebra, Roxie; Johnson, Robin D.; Sohn, Lucinda N. – Texas Journal of Literacy Education, 2018
The purpose of this article is to provide preservice and new STEM teachers with an understanding of the benefits of using science trade books to foster comprehension of the science content in the classroom and explain how to supplement science instruction with children's literature. By using children's literature in the science classroom, students…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Childrens Literature, Literacy
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Conderman, Greg; Hedin, Laura – Intervention in School and Clinic, 2017
Study guides are a popular and frequently student-requested instructional support developed primarily by upper elementary, middle, and high school teachers to help students navigate through a course of study. With the increase of the number of learners with diverse needs in general education classrooms, teachers need to be mindful of various ways…
Descriptors: Study Guides, Individualized Instruction, Inclusion, Educational Strategies
Jones, Barbara; Tobiason, Glory; Chang, Sandy; Heritage, Margaret; Herman, Joan – Center on Standards and Assessments Implementation, 2015
This resource is part of a series produced by the Center for Standards and Assessment Implementation (CSAI) to assist teachers and those who support teachers to plan teaching and learning from College and Career Ready Standards (CCRS) for all students, including students with disabilities, English learners, academically at-risk students, students…
Descriptors: Career Readiness, College Readiness, Program Implementation, Guides
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Houseal, Ana K.; Ellsworth, Peter C. – Science and Children, 2014
The fact that "The Next Generation Science Standards" ("NGSS") are standards and not curriculum (NRC 2012, p. xiv) means that while they tell teachers what to teach, they do not tell them "how" science shall be taught. Ana Houseal and Peter Ellsworth have worked with eight Wyoming school districts on the…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Science Education, Guidelines, Research
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Byrom, Jamie – Teaching History, 2013
The overwhelming response of history teachers to the final version of the National Curriculum (2014) was one of relief that their insistent, penetrating critique of the first draft had been heeded. Jamie Byrom shares that profound sense of relief and celebrates the achievement of the history education community in making its voice heard. However,…
Descriptors: History Instruction, National Curriculum, Foreign Countries, Curriculum Development
Stokes, Laura; St. John, Mark; Hirabayashi, Judy; Smith, Anita – Inverness Research Associates, 2007
In 1998, the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) launched an ambitious effort to create on-line science courses for K-12 educators that would immerse them in exciting science topics and give them access to the Museum's scientific resources (scientists, research, expeditions, collections, and exhibitions). This project, called Seminars on…
Descriptors: Seminars, Elementary Secondary Education, Teacher Improvement, Adult Learning
Watson, John F. – North American Council for Online Learning, 2007
Online learning is growing rapidly across the United States within all levels of education, as more and more students and educators become familiar with the benefits of learning unconstrained by time and place. Across most states and all grade levels, students are finding increased opportunity, flexibility, and convenience through online learning.…
Descriptors: Definitions, Educational Resources, Student Evaluation, Educational Assessment
Francis, David J.; Rivera, Mabel; Lesaux, Nonie; Kieffer, Michael; Rivera, Hector – Center on Instruction, 2006
The fundamental principles underlying the "No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of 2001" focus on high standards of learning and instruction with the goal of increasing academic achievement--reading and math in particular--within all identified subgroups in the K-12 population. One of these subgroups is the growing population of English…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Intervention, Federal Legislation, Academic Achievement
Gallahue, David L.; Donnelly, Frances Cleland – 2003
This text/CD-ROM package prepares future educators to teach physical education using a student-focused, developmentally appropriate approach. There are 26 chapters in 6 parts. Part 1, "The Learner," includes "An Overview of Developmental Physical Education"; "Childhood Growth and Motor Development"; "Movement Skill Acquisition"; "Physical Activity…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Affective Behavior, Child Development, Classroom Techniques
Highsmith, Joni Bitman – 1997
This CD-ROM contains 10 lesson plans for typing classes appropriate for use with young students as well as in adult education. The lessons are organized in three sections: (1) "Stickybear Keypress," appropriate for young players, beginners, and anyone seeking to review the keyboard, home key position, and each of the keys in turn; the lessons are…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Classroom Techniques, Computer Software, Course Content
Hudelson, Sarah, Ed. – 1995
The handbook is designed as a practical reference for English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) teachers, curriculum developers, teacher trainers, and student teachers. It provides basic information on the background of ESL programs and current information on publications, standards, and special materials for elementary and secondary school ESL. It does…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Childrens Literature, Course Content, Curriculum Design
Posner, George J.; Rudnitsky, Alan N. – 1994
In presenting the concepts and skills of curriculum development and showing how to apply them to actual course planning, an attempt is made to bridge theory and practice in curriculum development. By developing a greater awareness of the important decisions to be made and the alternative courses of action available at each decision point, teachers…
Descriptors: Course Content, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Guides
Johnson, Diana L. – 1994
The study reported here developed and implemented a training program designed to provide future K-12 media specialists with the technical expertise to utilize the Internet. The six modules of instruction which were developed for an education class at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minnesota, included videos, lesson notes,…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Course Organization
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