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Marino, Maria I. – Communication Teacher, 2019
Courses: Intercultural Communication. Objectives: Students will achieve the following learning outcomes--(1) demonstrate knowledge of intercultural systems by identifying roots of intercultural communication conflict, (2) address intercultural problems by taking action within the context of their own lives, (3) collaborate with peers to problem…
Descriptors: Intercultural Communication, Conflict, Cultural Awareness, Cooperative Learning
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Engstrom, Craig L. – Communication Teacher, 2019
Courses: Business and Professional Communication, Persuasion. Objectives: Students demonstrate application of rhetorical invention and improved persuasive writing style through a brief, multi-draft writing activity.
Descriptors: Business Communication, Persuasive Discourse, Writing (Composition), Writing Instruction
Bunin, Chris – Geography Teacher, 2019
The U.S. Census is a geography teacher's toolbox. As a member of the Statistics in Schools (SIS) development team, Chris Bunin was tasked with exploring existing resources to develop lesson plans. Census.gov is a dynamic online reservoir filled with infographics and visualizations, articles and reports, and best practice instructional materials.…
Descriptors: Census Figures, Web Sites, Resource Materials, Research Tools
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Kohnke, Lucas – Teaching English with Technology, 2017
This lesson will introduce the website "Photofunia" (http://photofunia.com/) as an excellent tool in terms of incorporating the 4Cc of 21st century learning. By using remix literacy, we are able to help our students become critical thinkers, communicators, collaborators and creators in a fun, engaging and motivating approach.…
Descriptors: Literacy, Creativity, Teaching Methods, Web Sites
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Trimble, Leslie – Science Teacher, 2017
Building a website allows students to find and evaluate resources, pose and answer scientific questions, and connect class content to real-world problems and possible solutions. Writing explanations for a particular audience, instead of only the teacher, requires students to state concepts clearly, leading to increased comprehension. Finding the…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Science Instruction, Web Sites, Creativity
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Hawkins, Amy J.; Stark, Louisa A. – CBE - Life Sciences Education, 2016
Climate change is at the forefront of our cultural conversation about science, influencing everything from presidential debates to Leonardo DiCaprio's 2016 Oscar acceptance speech. The topic is becoming increasingly socially and scientifically relevant but is no closer to being resolved. Most high school students take a life science course but…
Descriptors: Climate, Science Instruction, Biological Sciences, Misconceptions
Kenreich, Todd W. – Geography Teacher, 2016
With the 2016 presidential election right around the corner, geography provides a dynamic view of the spatial patterns and processes that shape the electorate. The major presidential campaigns know that a winning strategy must use geography to make informed decisions about where to allocate limited resources such as money and staff. In the end,…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Political Campaigns, Elections, Resource Allocation
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Wilson, Nancy Effinger – CEA Forum, 2015
Thomas Rickert warns of the dangers of "pedagogies that seek the disruption and politicization of hierarchies of power and privilege, especially in terms of race, class, and gender" because they can "nevertheless produce new forms of power and privilege that in turn produce new resistances, further alienate already cynical students,…
Descriptors: Racial Bias, Social Bias, Social Attitudes, Power Structure
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Kirkwood, Donna; Shulsky, Debra; Willis, Jana – Childhood Education, 2014
The advent of technology and access to the internet through the World Wide Web have stretched the traditional ways of teaching social studies beyond classroom boundaries. This article explores how teachers can create authentic and contextualized cultural studies experiences for young children by integrating social studies and technology. To…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Citizenship Education, Information Technology, Global Education
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Magee, Paula A.; Wingate, Elisha – Science Activities: Classroom Projects and Curriculum Ideas, 2014
In this article, we describe a fourth-grade inquiry unit on soil. The unit was designed and taught by preservice elementary teachers as part of a university science methods course. Using a student-driven inquiry approach to designing curriculum, the unit engaged fourth graders in learning about the physical properties soil, erosion, worms, and…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Elementary School Science, Grade 4, Hands on Science
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Lapham, Steven S.; Reader, David; Houting, Beth A. Twiss; Moloshok, Rachel – Social Studies and the Young Learner, 2014
This article presents two lessons. The first one is "Carved in Stone: The Preamble to the Constitution" by Steven S. Lapham. In 1937, the Works Progress Administration (WPA) commissioned artist Lenore Thomas to create some sculptures for the planned community of Greenbelt, Maryland. Part of her work consisted of bas-relief friezes on the…
Descriptors: Standards, Social Studies, History Instruction, Thinking Skills
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Okaz, Abeer Ali – Teaching English with Technology, 2014
This article describes how teachers can use online learning games to enhance young learners' language skill learning. Children love all sorts of games, therefore, implementing games (particularly online ones) are a useful aspect of lessons. Games are an indispensable tool while teaching, especially if employed effectively. The online activities…
Descriptors: Lesson Plans, Teaching Methods, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Katz, Richard – Geography Teacher, 2013
The challenge of teaching AP Human Geography to high school students is to make geography relevant, engaging and "real world." Often the pace of teaching AP classes constrains the ability of teachers to do creative projects and truly engage students until after the exam is over in May. In this lesson plan, the author suggests using "Petites…
Descriptors: Human Geography, Geography Instruction, High School Students, Advanced Placement
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Raffo, Deana M. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2013
This paper provides leadership educators with a resource for teaching followership. It presents a lesson for teaching students about followership in contemporary society by including key concepts and follower characteristics followed by class activities and assignments designed to engage students in active learning and self-reflective processes. A…
Descriptors: Leadership, Leadership Training, Learner Engagement, Class Activities
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Kohnke, Lucas – Teaching English with Technology, 2011
This article describes two lesson plans based on the theme: "Your Country," developed using Gilly Salmon's 5 step model in creating e-tivities. The lesson plan model contains five steps that include: (1) Access and motivation where learners will gain experience in using technology, relevant and authentic tasks which will provide explicit…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Lesson Plans, Civics
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