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Wright, Sarah E. – PRIMUS, 2015
This paper describes the linear algebra class I taught during Spring 2014 semester at Adelphi University. I discuss the details of how I flipped the class and incorporated elements of inquiry-based learning as well as the reasoning behind specific decisions I made. I give feedback from the students on the success of the course and provide my own…
Descriptors: College Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Blended Learning, Educational Technology
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Phillips, Vicki L.; Olson, Lynn – Journal of Staff Development, 2013
Teachers, curriculum experts, and other educators work together using online tools developed by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to create high-quality, useful lessons and research-based instructional tools incorporating the Common Core State Standards.
Descriptors: State Standards, Academic Standards, College Readiness, Career Readiness
Malu, Kathleen F. – English Teaching Forum, 2013
This article presents a theoretical framework to support the use of children's picture storybooks in teaching EFL to adults and adolescents. The author presents ways to use these books, addresses the twin goals of teaching mechanics and culture, and includes a list of books and a wide variety of activities that EFL teachers can use to effectively…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Picture Books, Adult Learning, Adolescents
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Kelly, Angela M. – Physics Teacher, 2011
One of the greatest challenges in teaching physics is helping students achieve a conceptual understanding of Newton's laws. I find that students fresh from middle school can sometimes recite the laws verbatim ("An object in motion stays in motion..." and "For every action..."), but they rarely demonstrate a working knowledge of…
Descriptors: Enrichment Activities, Physics, Motion, Teaching Methods
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O'Connor, Eileen A.; Sakshaug, Lynae E. – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2009
Second Life (SL) is a user-created virtual environment with possible merit for teaching and learning in higher education. In this article, two teacher educators reflect on their initial development in SL, considering the ways they worked within SL to meet their differing instructional needs and the ways they prepared students for these learning…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Virtual Classrooms, Teacher Educators, Teacher Education Programs
Ikpeze, Chinwe H. – Learning & Leading with Technology, 2009
Working to transform his classroom, fifth grade teacher John Blain of Buffalo (New York) public schools infused technology into his literature lessons by adding an online literature discussion to his more traditional classroom discussion. Students were assigned to read Kate DiCamillo's books "Because of Winn-Dixie" and "The Tiger…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Grade 5, Discussion (Teaching Technique)
Vogel, Carl – District Administration, 2009
In this digital world, being a "viewer" is passe. Web 2.0 tools--social networks, wikis, blogs, voicestream, YouTube, Google Docs--allow users to be participants. Instead of creating isolated users, such technologies foster community and collaboration. In this article, the author describes how schools in New York, Florida, New Jersey,…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Cooperation, Social Networks
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Efaw, Jamie – EDUCAUSE Quarterly, 2005
With the infusion of technology into all aspects of daily life, students are becoming more and more adept at using technology as an educational resource. Many faculty, however, are not keeping pace with their students. Additionally, faculty feel increasingly unprepared to integrate technology into the classroom. Many institutions of higher learner…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Faculty Development, Educational Resources, Teaching Methods
Cardillo, Darlene S. – Learning & Leading with Technology, 2005
This article details how the author, the director of educational technology for the schools in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany, New York, adapted the National Educational Technology Standards for Students (NETS.S) and created assessment tools for her teachers. It describes the system that was devised to hold teachers accountable for…
Descriptors: Private Schools, Educational Technology, Technology Integration, Student Evaluation
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Cohen, Marvin; Tally, Bill – Journal of Computing in Teacher Education, 2004
The ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) Standards have put technology integration "on the map" for teacher educators, creating a useful reference point for guiding new teachers toward appropriate technology uses. The authors reflect on their work at a progressive teacher education college, assessing the strengths and…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Educational Technology, Standards, Inquiry
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Dublin, Thomas; Sklar, Kathryn Kish – History Teacher, 2002
Worldwide web technology is a perfect match for teaching about history. The technology boosts teachers capacities because it gives its students access to the documents that reveal the processes of historical change, and it helps students develop better analytic skills by learning to interpret documents. This amazing conjuncture of new technology…
Descriptors: United States History, Females, Womens Studies, Technology Uses in Education
Chapman, Linda; Marien, Joanne – Instructor, 1999
Presents a protocol to teach students research skills in the technology/information age developed by one Westchester County, New York, school district. The district determined that research skills must be modeled and taught, and research skills must be taught developmentally, beginning in the elementary grades. The paper breaks the district's…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Developmental Stages, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education