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Nodulman, Jessica A. – Communication Teacher, 2019
Using the philosophy of mindfulness is an innovative way to teach about perception. By participating in a mindfulness awareness practice, engaging in an activity with all your senses and being in the moment without judgment, students learn about the concepts of perception and mindfulness; analyze their personal perception process before and after…
Descriptors: Philosophy, Metacognition, Interpersonal Communication, Teaching Methods
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Torres, David H.; Pruim, Douglas E. – Communication Teacher, 2019
Courses: Science communication, public speaking, technical communication, professional and/or management communication. Objectives: This activity about scientific and technical communication uses narrative principles to communicate complex information to broader audiences. Upon completion of the activity, students will be able to: (1) Explain the…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Communication Strategies, Public Speaking, Personal Narratives
Mirra, Nicole – Teachers College Press, 2018
Educating for Empathy presents a compelling framework for thinking about the purpose and practice of literacy education in a politically polarized world. Mirra proposes a model of critical civic empathy that encourages secondary ELA teachers to consider how issues of power and inequity play out in the literacy classroom and how to envision…
Descriptors: Empathy, Literacy Education, Citizen Participation, Models
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Tettey, Naa-Solo – Journal of Health Education Teaching, 2018
Understanding the social determinants of health, health equity, and social justice from a social ecological perspective is vital for public health students. This paper provides an example of a creative method for teaching health disparities, using the HBO television series "The Wire." Methods: The pedagogical strength of "The…
Descriptors: Public Health, Health Education, Access to Health Care, Teaching Methods
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Levesque, Laurie L. – Management Teaching Review, 2018
Critics of ethics education suggest that students need to learn about contextual pressures of workplace ethical decisions and develop skills to handle them. Thus, instructors are often challenged to integrate an ethics unit into organizational behavior courses in ways that complement, rather than duplicate, what may have been covered in their…
Descriptors: Ethics, Management Development, Teaching Methods, Homework
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Anderson, Mia L. – Communication Teacher, 2018
Courses: Strategic Campaigns, Advertising/Public Relations Campaigns. Objectives: The purpose of this semester-long project is student application of research-based strategic communication strategies and techniques used in executing a professional strategic communication campaign for a client.
Descriptors: Communications, Advertising, Public Relations, Communication Strategies
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Emerson, Andrea M.; Hall, Anna H. – Reading Teacher, 2018
The early emergent stage of writing consists of drawing and scribbling. This article provides a rationale for teachers to reframe their dispositions toward scribbling and reshape their interactions with writers in the early emergent stage. These teaching tips were derived from the authors' study of teacher, parent, and young students' perceptions…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Emergent Literacy, Writing Instruction, Identification (Psychology)
Smart, Julie – Redleaf Press, 2017
Learn to use inquiry-based practice to inspire young minds through science. This book gives educators a solid guide for using research-based principles of inquiry to help children explore their world. With real-life examples and information on facilitating and guiding children, you will be able to engage and maximize STEM learning. Web content and…
Descriptors: Book Reviews, Active Learning, Inquiry, STEM Education
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Hanrahan, Stephanie J.; Pedro, Rachel A. – Asia-Pacific Journal of Health, Sport and Physical Education, 2017
The purpose of this study was to determine students' perceptions of team-building activities within a university Latin dance course. Students (N = 30) completed an evaluation of the team-building activities and wrote reflective essays about their experiences in the course. The course consisted of twenty 90-minute classes. In the third class…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Teamwork, Reflection, Essays
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Adadan, Emine; Akaygun, Sevil; Sanyal, Amitav – Science Activities: Classroom Projects and Curriculum Ideas, 2017
This interdisciplinary scientific inquiry lesson specifically utilizes the 5E learning cycle to engage high school students in an investigation on size-dependent properties of matter. In particular, this inquiry lesson focuses on a biologically relevant phenomenon, namely accessibility to a pharmaceutical drug with respect to the size of the pill.…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, High School Students, Scientific Concepts, Science Experiments
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Lederer, Alyssa M. – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2016
Values clarification is an important tool that helps individuals to clarify their beliefs about sexuality-related issues. This lesson plan provides instructions for a 1-hour values clarification activity for a large undergraduate human sexuality course that serves as an introduction to course content and tone, stimulates students' initial thinking…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Sex Education, Undergraduate Students, Values
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Przymus, Steve Daniel – Bilingual Research Journal, 2016
This study reports on an innovative approach to dual-language instruction (DLI) at the secondary-education level and introduces the 2-1-L2 model. The context of the study is an American Government class at a public charter high school in Tucson, Arizona, where the 2-1-L2 model was used for nine weeks to structure daily 90-minute lessons into a…
Descriptors: Instructional Innovation, United States Government (Course), Bilingual Education, Teaching Methods
MacGregor, Mariam – Free Spirit Publishing, 2015
Every teen can be a leader. That's because leadership is not just about taking the lead in big ways, but in everyday small things, too. The 21 sessions in this youth leadership curriculum guide teens to explore ethical decisionmaking, teambuilding, what it means to be a leader, how to work with others, risk taking, communication, creative…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Creative Thinking, Student Attitudes, Ethics
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Bramschreiber, Terry; Westmoreland, David – American Biology Teacher, 2015
Science educators often teach topics that are largely resolved in the scientific community yet remain controversial in broader society. In such cases, students may perceive the teacher as biased. We present two exercises that foster more objective learning about the scientific underpinnings of socially controversial topics. The first exercise…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Social Attitudes, Sciences
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Baumgartner, Erin; Biga, Lindsay; Bledsoe, Karen; Dawson, James; Grammer, Julie; Howard, Ava; Snyder, Jeffrey – American Biology Teacher, 2015
Quantitative literacy is essential to biological literacy (and is one of the core concepts in "Vision and Change in Undergraduate Biology Education: A Call to Action"; AAAS 2009). Building quantitative literacy is a challenging endeavor for biology instructors. Integrating mathematical skills into biological investigations can help build…
Descriptors: Numeracy, Biology, College Science, Science Instruction
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