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Hartshorne, Richard; Waring, Scott M.; Okraski, Hank – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2019
While the importance of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education to address complex world problems, such as global warming, disease, and an increasingly interdependent world economy has led to many educational reform efforts in recent years, other content areas, such as social studies, have unnecessarily become…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Educational Change, Social Studies, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Hackmann, Donald G.; Malin, Joel R.; Gilley, Donna – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2018
Career academies promote smaller learning communities within high schools, creating personalized learning environments while promoting students' readiness for college and careers. After describing the career academy structure, we present four research-based aspects that can assist school leaders and teachers in developing and implementing…
Descriptors: Career Academies, College Readiness, Career Readiness, Educational Change
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DeSpain, Stephanie N.; Conderman, Greg; Gerzel-Short, Lydia – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2018
Family engagement is a critical component of school success for students. However, parents of middle and high school students are often less involved in home- and school-based activities than parents of elementary students. This article describes reasons for this decrease in parental engagement and offers specific ideas for fostering parental…
Descriptors: Family Involvement, Parent Participation, Parents, Parent Student Relationship
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Hanna, Jennie L. – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2017
Despite gains in the LGBTQ community, many schools still feel cold and unwelcoming for LGBTQ youth. Identity development is important for adolescents, but LGBTQ students often see the ability to freely share their identity limited in public education. Providing a gay--straight alliance (GSA) club within the school has been shown to increase…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, Clubs
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Ellis, Violet Adams – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2016
Proving a child has been adequately educated is manifest through assessments evaluating the recall of facts or the deciphering of codes. How this information is taught and learned is the issue. Webb's depth of knowledge (DOK) and Bloom's taxonomy are cognitive models that drive instruction in today's classrooms. According to these models,…
Descriptors: Creativity, Learning, Art Education, Metacognition
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Danker, Stephanie; French, Kelley – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2016
Art can provide a vehicle for animating learning. Teachers bring ideas to life through curriculum, while artists realize their ideas through images, often translating between forms, media and spaces. This paper describes the context, content and format of a residential Summer Arts Academy for gifted and talented middle and high school students,…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, High School Students, Summer Programs, Art Education
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Hodgkinson, Todd; Parks, Stephanie – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2016
The purpose of this article is to familiarize teachers with the concept of executive functioning and to provide them with a collection of strategies that they can use to help support middle and high school students with planning, organization, task-initiation, and impulse control.
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Executive Function, Familiarity, Concept Teaching
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Lennon, Sean M.; Byford, Jeffrey M.; Cox, J. T. – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2015
The Trolley Problem as defined in this paper is a series, or continuation, of increasingly difficult ethical riddles successfully implemented in a classroom environment to spur complex, critical thinking and dialogue. The activity is designed upon the scenario of a runaway train with different and challenging choices, segueing neatly into group…
Descriptors: Ethics, Social Studies, Teaching Methods, Critical Thinking
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Wilder, Sandra – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2015
This article aims to describe a type of formative assessment, MAP Classroom Challenge, which has been introduced in mathematics classrooms in recent years. MAP, or the Mathematics Assessment Project Classroom Challenges (formerly known as Formative Assessment Lessons), are developed by teams of math educators from the Shell Centre for Mathematical…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Teachers, College Faculty
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Morgan, Hani – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2015
Online education in K-12 settings has increased considerably in recent years, but there is little research supporting its use at this level. Online courses help students learn at their own pace, select different locations to do their work, and choose flexible times to complete assignments. However, some students learn best in a face-to-face…
Descriptors: High School Students, Middle School Students, Online Courses, Electronic Learning
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Vostal, Brooks R.; Ward, Megan S. – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2015
Within the special education community, research and policy focus on teachers implementing evidence-based instructional practices with fidelity. However, special education teachers may have to adapt evidence-based practices if the research supporting those practices has not yet included studies that represent populations in the classrooms (i.e.,…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Learning Strategies, Persuasive Discourse, Writing (Composition)