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Corey, Douglas Lyman; Lemon, Travis; Gilbert, Edward; Ninomiya, Hiroyuki – Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 2016
With international exams (PISA and TIMSS) producing results every three or four years, there is near continual talk of East Asian dominance in mathematics education. Beyond the reporting of scores, some studies have compared mathematics teaching in these countries with U.S. instruction. However, researchers are not (usually) grade school math…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Teachers
Oberle, Alex; Araya, Fabian; Cortés, Ximena; Ullestad, Mollie – Geography Teacher, 2015
In a world with an ever-increasing population, diminishing natural resources, and greater levels of consumption, sustainability has emerged as a critical concept and it encompasses everything from international policy to lifestyle changes to "green" technologies. While various aspects of sustainability have been adopted by schools and…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Geography, Foreign Countries, Lesson Plans
Gear, Adrienne – Stenhouse Publishers, 2015
Since "Reading Power" was launched ten years ago in an elementary school in Vancouver, it has evolved into a recognized approach to comprehension instruction being implemented across Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Sweden, and China. This groundbreaking approach shows teachers how to help students think while they…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Reading Programs, Reading Comprehension, Teaching Methods
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), 2013
With just a few materials, building a paper model of the International Space Station (ISS) can become an excellent group, troop, or class project. This publication contains a brief overview of the ISS, its parts, the science that occurs on board, instructions, and extensions for an interdisciplinary technology experience. Discover more about the…
Descriptors: Space Sciences, Space Exploration, Science Instruction, Simulation
Sohcot, Sandy – Online Submission, 2012
We are pleased to provide the July 2012 edition of the Curriculum and Resource Guide for "The World As It Could Be" Human Rights Education Program. This program, is an outgrowth of a series of successful initiatives carried out since 2006 to educate and inspire youth and adults to further human rights for all people and have greater…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Human Dignity, Resource Materials, Curriculum Guides
Rogers, Amy – Online Submission, 2011
This project plays upon technology and an innovative way to research history -- the use of online primary source data that highlight the history of women in volunteer and reform organizations, education, the arts, the workplace, and private lives. Using an archival database from the Lycoming County Women's History collection, this curriculum…
Descriptors: Local History, Females, Primary Sources, Counties
Roche, Anne – Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom, 2010
A considerable body of research exists on students' understanding of decimal fractions and the prevalence and persistence of common misconceptions related to this understanding. Results from major studies such as the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) in the United States and the Concepts in Secondary Mathematics and Science (CSMS)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics, Number Concepts, Models