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Phan, Huy P.; Ngu, Bing H. – Oxford University Press, 2019
"Teaching, Learning and Psychology" offers comprehensive coverage of contemporary psychological issues and new directions in education. With its focus on the non-deficit nature of human behaviours and positive psychology, the book emphasises the importance of appropriate pedagogical practices for effective learning. Comprehensive and…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Children, Adolescents, Cognitive Development
Concannon-Gibney, Tara – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2018
Teaching and learning literacy in the early years can be a joyful, explorative and meaningful experience. This accessible book will give teachers and practitioners the practical and theoretical skills and knowledge they require to successfully and confidently teach reading, writing and oral skills in the early years classroom. Foregrounding the…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Reading Instruction, Writing Instruction, Language Skills
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Mahzoon-Hagheghi, Masomeh; Yebra, Roxie; Johnson, Robin D.; Sohn, Lucinda N. – Texas Journal of Literacy Education, 2018
The purpose of this article is to provide preservice and new STEM teachers with an understanding of the benefits of using science trade books to foster comprehension of the science content in the classroom and explain how to supplement science instruction with children's literature. By using children's literature in the science classroom, students…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Childrens Literature, Literacy
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Murphy, Kevin V.; Turney, Justin M.; Schaefer, Henry F., III. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2018
Preceding even the Hartree-Fock method, molecular integrals are the very foundation upon which quantum chemical molecular modeling depends. Discussions of molecular integrals are normally found only in advanced and technical texts or articles. The objective of the present article is to provide less experienced readers, or students in a…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Molecular Structure, Chemistry, Science Instruction
Mills, Geoffrey E. – Pearson, 2018
The leading text in the field of action research, "Action Research: A Guide for the Teacher Researcher" is known for its practical, step-by-step guidance for teachers on how to do research in classrooms. Drawing on his extensive experience working directly with teachers and principals to help them learn how to conduct action research…
Descriptors: Action Research, Classroom Research, Research Methodology, Educational Practices
Wedemeyer, Ellen M. E. – National Catholic Educational Association, 2017
This book is a practical guide for any religious educator with a student facing challenges in school and in life. It also is for the student experiencing the everyday frustrations and fears of being identified as and feeling "different."
Descriptors: Religious Education, Student Problems, Teacher Student Relationship, Educational Practices
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
Dubiel, Jan – SAGE Publications Ltd (UK), 2016
Written by one of the leading experts on assessment, the new edition of this book offers a clear explanation of the role of assessment in the revised Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS), and step-by-step guidance for those working with children from birth to five on making and recording observations in practice. Updated throughout, the second…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Preschool Children, Infants, Toddlers
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
Vieyra, Rebecca E.; Springer, Tony – National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2015
The invention of aviation has made it possible for people to travel faster and farther than ever before, and has led to a global increase in connection of commerce, people, and ideas. However, economic growth and social changes have also led to challenges for the aviation industry. NASA's Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate (ARMD) works…
Descriptors: Air Transportation, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Activities, Aviation Education
Dolan, Anne M. – Trentham Books, 2014
"You, Me and Diversity" offers teachers and student teachers approaches for teaching children about development education and promoting intercultural understanding through carefully selected picturebooks. Research by the United Kingdom Literacy Association in 2007 found that few teachers are aware of such books. They feel unable to…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Picture Books, Teaching Methods, Global Education
ConnectEd: The California Center for College and Career, 2014
The Behaviors of Learning and Teaching Continuum (BLT) defines key characteristics of student and adult learning and teaching practice within Linked Learning pathways. It illustrates how these behaviors and actions might be observed both inside and beyond the classroom.
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Teaching Methods, Student Centered Learning, Outcomes of Education
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Bernstein, Eve; Rasmussen, Jennifer F. – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2013
The idea of actively involving children in the learning process can be beneficial for both teacher and student on a number of levels. Allowing students in physical education class to make choices has been incorporated into elementary-age teaching successfully. As a way to invite students to become more active participants in their learning,…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Competition, Physical Education, Skill Development
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Adler, Jacob J.; Judd, Mariah V.; Bringman, Lauren R.; Wells, Clark D.; Marrs, Kathleen A. – American Biology Teacher, 2013
We developed an interactive laboratory that allows students to identify and grade tissue samples from human breast biopsies, using techniques similar to those used by actual pathologists. This unique lab develops a practical and intellectual understanding of basic tissue structures that make up living systems, utilizing technology to bring…
Descriptors: Pathology, Science Instruction, Cancer, Laboratory Experiments
Beck, Isabel L.; Beck, Mark E. – Guilford Press, 2013
This bestselling book provides indispensable tools and strategies for explicit, systematic phonics instruction in K-3. Teachers learn effective ways to build students' decoding skills by teaching letter-sound relationships, blending, word building, multisyllabic decoding, fluency, and more. The volume is packed with engaging classroom activities,…
Descriptors: Phonics, Primary Education, Direct Instruction, Decoding (Reading)
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