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Beineke, John A. – Peter Lang New York, 2011
"Teaching History to Adolescents: A Quest for Relevance" is an exploration of research, ideas, trends, and practices for educators who teach American history to adolescents from the middle grades through high school. Higher education faculty in history and professional education will also find the book germane to their work. Topics within the…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, United States History, Textbooks, Adolescents
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Jenkins, Oliver F. – Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education, 2010
A structured interview process is proffered as an effective means to advance prospective teachers' understandings of students as learners of mathematics, a key component of pedagogical content knowledge. The interview process is carried out in three phases with the primary objective of developing listening skills for accessing students'…
Descriptors: Methods Courses, Teacher Education Curriculum, Interviews, Listening Skills
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Metzler, Michael – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2009
A debate over the quality of teacher education programs has been ongoing for nearly 100 years. The most current round in this debate started with "A Nation at Risk" (National Commission on Excellence in Education, 1983) and has escalated in recent years to involve an increasing number of participant-constituents, each of whom has voiced…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Physical Education, Excellence in Education, Rhetoric
Brown, Stephen I.; Walter, Marion I. – Lawrence Erlbaum Associates (Bks), 2005
The new edition of this classic book describes and provides a myriad of examples of the relationships between problem posing and problem solving, and explores the educational potential of integrating these two activities in classrooms at all levels. "The Art of Problem Posing, Third Edition" encourages readers to shift their thinking…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Computer Uses in Education, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Instruction
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Wangemann, Paul; Lewis, Nina; Squires, David A. – T.H.E. Journal, 2003
The PDA was originally conceived of as a portable handheld electronic device that provided a user with a tool to organize his or her life through easy access to a personal calendar, daily planner, and address book. Over the years, these devices have expanded to include many new functions, which have helped more applications in diverse fields. This…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Education Courses, Evaluation, Program Effectiveness