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Pantaleo, Sylvia – English in Education, 2015
Explicit pedagogy that focuses on visual design and composition principles can affect students' responses to and understanding, interpretation and analysis of images, as well as the creation of their own visual representations. This article considers the why, the what, and the how of teaching various visual elements of art and design to students…
Descriptors: Visual Literacy, Semiotics, Art Education, Design
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Loveless, Douglas J., Ed.; Griffith, Bryant, Ed.; Bérci, Margaret E., Ed.; Ortlieb, Evan, Ed.; Sullivan, Pamela, Ed. – IGI Global, 2014
While incorporating digital technologies into the classroom has offered new ways of teaching and learning into educational processes, it is essential to take a look at how the digital shift impacts teachers, school administration, and curriculum development. "Academic Knowledge Construction and Multimodal Curriculum Development" presents…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Technology Uses in Education, Technological Literacy, Teacher Attitudes
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Annetta, Leonard; Vallett, David; Fusarelli, Bonnie; Lamb, Richard; Cheng, Meng-Tzu; Holmes, Shawn; Folta, Elizabeth; Thurmond, Brandi – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2014
The purpose of this study was to examine the effect Serious Educational Games (SEGs) had on student interest in science in a federally funded game-based learning project. It can be argued that today's students are more likely to engage in video games than they are to interact in live, face-to-face learning environments. With a keen eye on…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Science Instruction, Student Interests, Learning Activities
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Ma, Xin; Shen, Jianping; Krenn, Huilan Y. – School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 2014
Using national data from the 2007-08 School and Staffing Survey, we compared the relationships between parental involvement and school outcomes related to adequate yearly progress (AYP) in urban, suburban, and rural schools. Parent-initiated parental involvement demonstrated significantly positive relationships with both making AYP and staying off…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Urban Schools, Suburban Schools, Rural Schools
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Walters, Kirk; Torres, Aubrey Scheopner; Smith, Toni; Ford, Jennifer – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2014
This study describes key challenges and necessary supports related to implementation of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSSM) identified by rural math educators in the Northeast. The research team interviewed state and district math coordinators and surveyed teachers in Maine, New Hampshire, New York and Vermont, to assess their…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Mathematics Instruction, State Standards, Mathematics Teachers
Sampson, Demetrios G., Ed.; Spector, J. Michael, Ed.; Ifenthaler, Dirk, Ed.; Isaias, Pedro, Ed. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
These proceedings contain the papers of the 11th International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in the Digital Age (CELDA 2014), October 25-27, 2014, which has been organized by the International Association for Development of the Information Society (IADIS) and endorsed by the Japanese Society for Information and Systems in…
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Teaching Methods, Technological Literacy, Technology Uses in Education
Ferriter, Bill – Educational Horizons, 2013
This article describes Bill Ferriter's efforts to incorporate cause-driven learning into his 6th-grade grade language arts and social studies classroom starting with Kiva (http://www.kiva.org), a microlending website that pairs interested lenders in the developed world with people in the developing world who are working to improve the quality…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Student Interests, Grade 6, Language Arts
Quinlan, Audrey M. – Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2011
This book takes a developmental perspective at the use of scoring rubrics to assess student work. Citing developmental characteristics of each age, the author presents examples and adaptations of assessment rubrics on a variety of subjects for teachers from kindergarten through adult/college. After a presentation of foundation information on…
Descriptors: Scoring Rubrics, Student Evaluation, Kindergarten, Primary Education
Harper, Meghan – School Library Media Activities Monthly, 2009
The pairing of print and online reference resources is becoming more prevalent with the bonus for students and educators in the publishers' ability to keep the online information current. The availability of print resources along with companion online resources allows multiple access points that promote both choice and variety. Traditionally,…
Descriptors: Printed Materials, Atlases, Electronic Publishing, Web Sites
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Baram-Tsabari, Ayelet; Sethi, Ricky J.; Bry, Lynn; Yarden, Anat – Science Education, 2009
Nearly 79,000 questions sent to an Internet-based Ask-A-Scientist site during the last decade were analyzed according to the surfer's age, gender, country of origin, and the year the question was sent. The sample demonstrated a surprising dominance of female contributions among K-12 students (although this dominance did not carry over to the full…
Descriptors: Science Interests, Sex Fairness, Internet, Scientists
Wilkerson, Carol, Ed. – Southern Conference on Language Teaching, 2009
"Dimension" is the annual volume containing the selected, refereed, edited Proceedings of each year's conference. The Southern Conference on Language Teaching (SCOLT), in collaboration with the Foreign Language Association of Georgia (FLAG) and the Southeast Association for Language Learning Technology (SEALLT), held its annual conference March…
Descriptors: Economic Development, Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Advisory Committees