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Mills, Michael, Ed.; Wake, Donna, Ed. – IGI Global, 2017
Education has been progressing at a rapid pace ever since educators have been able to harness the power of mobile technology. Open-access learning techniques provide more students with the opportunity to engage in educational opportunities that may have been previously restricted. "Empowering Learners with Mobile Open-Access Learning…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
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IGI Global, 2017
The integration of technology into modern classrooms has enhanced learning opportunities for students. With increased access to educational content, students gain a better understanding of the concepts being taught. "Flipped Instruction: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice" is a comprehensive reference source for the latest scholarly…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Homework
Feuerstein, Reuven; Lewin-Benham, Ann – Teachers College Press, 2012
In this unique collaboration, the authors bring to life the theory of mediated learning. Through numerous examples and scenarios from classrooms and museums, they show how mediated learning helps children to become more effective learners. Readers learn the steps in the process, including analyzing the child's problem, teaching the child to focus…
Descriptors: Museums, Parents, Exhibits, Theory Practice Relationship
Beineke, John A. – Peter Lang New York, 2011
"Teaching History to Adolescents: A Quest for Relevance" is an exploration of research, ideas, trends, and practices for educators who teach American history to adolescents from the middle grades through high school. Higher education faculty in history and professional education will also find the book germane to their work. Topics within the…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, United States History, Textbooks, Adolescents
Rong, Xue Lan, Ed.; Endo, Russell, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2011
Asian American Education--Asian American Identities, Racial Issues, and Languages presents groundbreaking research that critically challenges the invisibility, stereotyping, and common misunderstandings of Asian Americans by disrupting "customary" discourse and disputing "familiar" knowledge. The chapters in this anthology…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Asian American Students, Grade 10, Mathematics Achievement
Neal, Michael – Teachers College Press, 2010
Writing and the teaching of writing is changing at a rapid pace. How can educators understand writing assessment "as" and "with" technology in the 21st-century classroom? Michael Neal contends that new technologies are neither the problem nor the solution. Instead, educators need to tap into digital resources only inasmuch as they promote writing…
Descriptors: Writing Evaluation, Holistic Evaluation, Writing Tests, Educational Technology
Troia, Gary A., Ed.; Shankland, Rebecca K., Ed.; Heintz, Anne, Ed. – Guilford Publications, 2010
What are the most effective methods for teaching writing across grade levels and student populations? What kind of training do teachers need to put research-validated methods into practice? This unique volume combines the latest writing research with clear-cut recommendations for designing high-quality professional development efforts. Prominent…
Descriptors: Writing Research, Self Efficacy, Educational Change, Writing Teachers
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Roberts, Sally K.; Tayeh, Carla – Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 2010
To focus on mathematical reasoning and what makes a good argument, the authors developed an assignment that requires college students to submit a book of mathematical reasoning as an assessment during the semester. To begin, the authors looked for questions and tasks that lend themselves to developing mathematical arguments and justifications and…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Mathematical Logic, College Students, College Mathematics
Poliniak, Susan – Teaching Music, 2009
Choosing appropriate music for a school choir can be a daunting task. So much needs to be taken into account--the dictates of the curriculum, the pedagogical goals, the cultural and religious contexts of the students and the community. Juggling all of these needs and influences is crucial to creating a successful, lively performance program, not…
Descriptors: Music Education, Teaching Methods, Elementary School Students, High School Students
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Marvel, Stephen C.; Kepler, Megan V. – American Biology Teacher, 2009
It is important for students to be exposed to the concept of osmotic pressure. Understanding this concept lays the foundation for deeper discussions that lead to more theoretical aspects of water movement associated with the concepts of free energy, water potential, osmotic potential, pressure potential, and osmotic adjustment. The concept of…
Descriptors: Laboratory Procedures, Physics, Biology, College Students
Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), 2009
The Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) is a nonprofit organization that works collaboratively with Alabama and 15 other member states to improve education at every level--from pre-K to postdoctoral study--through many effective programs and initiatives. SREB's "Challenge to Lead Goals for Education", which call for the region to…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Teacher Effectiveness, Improvement Programs, Educational Improvement
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Gaudioso, E.; Hernandez-del-Olmo, F.; Montero, M. – IEEE Transactions on Education, 2009
Teachers in e-learning play a crucial role as facilitators of the students' learning experiences. To this end, a teacher needs to monitor, understand and evaluate the activity of the students in the course. What is more, e-learning can be enhanced if tools for supporting teachers in this task are provided. In this paper, two experiences are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physics, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Role
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Goebel, Camille A.; Umoja, Aminata; DeHaan, Robert L. – CBE - Life Sciences Education, 2009
Undergraduate college "science partners" provided content knowledge and a supportive atmosphere for K-5 teachers in a university-school professional development partnership program in science instruction. The Elementary Science Education Partners program, a Local Systemic Change initiative supported by the National Science Foundation,…
Descriptors: Teacher Empowerment, Elementary School Science, College Students, Mentors