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Eldridge, Daniel S. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2015
There is an increasing focus across all educational sectors to ensure that learning objectives are aligned with learning activities and assessments. An attractive approach previously published is that of curriculum alignment projects. This paper discusses the use of the fun and famous "Elephant's Toothpaste" experiment as a customizable…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Alignment (Education), Science Projects, Learning Activities
Davis, Lauren – Eye on Education, 2013
Schools nationwide are transitioning to the Common Core--our advice to you: Be prepared, but don't go it alone! Our new book, "Common Core Literacy Lesson Plans: Ready-to-Use Resources, 9-12," shows you that teaching the Common Core State Standards in high school doesn't have to be intimidating! This easy-to-use guide meets the particular needs of…
Descriptors: Secondary School Curriculum, Lesson Plans, Core Curriculum, Curriculum Guides
Wolsey, Thomas DeVere; Grisham, Dana L. – Guilford Publications, 2012
An innovative, practical guide for middle and high school teachers, this book is packed with specific ways that technology can help serve the goals of effective writing instruction. It provides ready-to-implement strategies for teaching students to compose and edit written work electronically; conduct Internet inquiry; create blogs, websites, and…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Reprography, Instructional Materials
Actuarial Foundation, 2012
The purpose of these modules is to provide an introduction to the world of probability and statistics to accelerated mathematics students at the high school level. The modules also introduce students to real world math concepts and problems that property and casualty actuaries come across in their work. They are designed to be used by teachers and…
Descriptors: Probability, Statistics, Learning Modules, Calculus
Reed, Deborah K.; Wexler, Jade; Vaughn, Sharon – Guilford Publications, 2012
Grounded in the best current knowledge, this book shows how to implement response to intervention (RTI) in middle and high school contexts. Detailed guidelines are presented for teaching reading comprehension, vocabulary, and other aspects of literacy across the content areas, and for providing effective interventions for students who require…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Reprography, Instructional Materials, Reading Instruction
Fisher, Douglas; Frey, Nancy; Lapp, Diane – Solution Tree, 2011
Empower students to take ownership of their reading and learning with "Teaching Students to Read Like Detectives." In this comprehensive guide, the authors explore the relationship between text, learner, and learning through discussion and rhetorical writing at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. Prompt students to become the…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Reading Instruction, Web 2.0 Technologies, Reading Strategies
Brandvik, Mary Lou; McKnight, Katherine S. – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2011
This unique time-saving book is packed with tested techniques and materials to assist new and experienced English teachers with virtually every phase of their job from lesson planning to effective discipline techniques. The book includes 175 easy-to-understand strategies, lessons, checklists, and forms for effective classroom management and over…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Writing Assignments, Educational Technology, Substitute Teachers
Project WET Foundation, 2011
The "Project WET Curriculum and Activity Guide 2.0" continues Project WET's dedication to 21st-century, cutting-edge water education. Now in full color, Guide 2.0 offers new activities on topics such as National Parks and storm water, fully revised and updated activities from the original Guide and the very best activities gathered from all of…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Parks, Weather, Curriculum Guides
Spalding, Elizabeth; Garcia, Jesus; Braun, Joseph A., Jr. – Teachers College Press, 2010
This easy-to-use, introductory guide to teaching in contemporary middle and high schools provides teachers with the tools to become reflective practitioners. It shows pre- and inservice teachers how to use standards to choose instructional materials and methods that are appropriate with particular students, at a particular time, in a particular…
Descriptors: High Schools, Instructional Materials, Secondary School Teachers, Beginning Teachers
Clayton, Marla; Hagan, Jill; Ho, Pier Sun; Hudis, Paula M. – ConnectEd: The California Center for College and Career, 2010
The term "integrated curriculum" has many different, sometimes conflicting, meanings to educators. In this manual, integrated curriculum refers to the materials and pedagogical strategies used by "multidisciplinary" teams of teachers to organize their instruction so that students are encouraged to make meaningful connections…
Descriptors: Integrated Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Physical Education, Evaluation Criteria
Herczog, Michelle M.; Porter, Priscilla – Center for Civic Education, 2010
The democratic aim of American education is to provide "all" students with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to become informed, effective, and responsible citizens. Like civic education itself, literacy education can be embraced by all teachers across all disciplines. There are strategies that all teachers can use to help address…
Descriptors: Reading Difficulties, Reading Processes, Vocabulary Development, Reading Strategies
Project WET Foundation, 2009
Now available as a Download! This valuable resource helps educators teach students about both the risks and benefits of flooding through a series of engaging, hands-on activities. Acknowledging the different roles that floods play in both natural and urban communities, the book helps young people gain a global understanding of this common--and…
Descriptors: Teaching Guides, Hands on Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Safety Education
Luecking, Richard G. – Brookes Publishing Company, 2009
Employment is one of the biggest contributors to quality of life for people with disabilities--and that means well-planned work experiences should be an integral part of transition preparation for every secondary and postsecondary school aged youth. Make that happen with this practical guide, developed to help educators, transition specialists,…
Descriptors: Quality of Life, Disabilities, Young Adults, Education Work Relationship
Caron, Daniel W.; Fuller, Jeremy; Watson, Janice; St. Hilaire, Katherine – National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), 2007
In May 2005, the International Technology Education Association (ITEA) was funded by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to develop curricular units for Grades K-12 on Space Exploration. The units focus on aspects of the themes that NASA Engineers and Scientists--as well as future generations of explorers--must consider, such…
Descriptors: Plants (Botany), Problem Solving, Engineering, Technological Literacy
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Brand, Lance; Warren, Ande; Fitzgerald, Mike – Tech Directions, 2006
Having students design and construct solar cookers is a great way to teach them about designing to meet human needs and about many basic global issues related to health and the environment. Because the activity includes solid content from the fields of math, science and technology, it is an excellent vehicle for technology educators who want to…
Descriptors: Heat, Energy Conservation, Environmental Education, Energy
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