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Zolkower, Betina A.; Rubel, Laurie H. – Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 2015
"Low threshold, high ceiling" tasks are accessible to diverse learners; invite a wide range of approaches; and hold the potential to further challenge, strengthen, and extend everyone's mathematical reasoning. In this article, the authors present a family of Brick Pyramid problems as examples of "low threshold, high ceiling"…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Mathematical Concepts, Concept Formation
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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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Thomas, Alyssa C.; Boucher, Michelle A.; Pulliam, Curtis R. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2015
Our Introduction to Research Methods course is a first-year majors course built around the idea of helping students learn to work like chemists, write like chemists, and think like chemists. We have developed this course as a hybrid hands-on/ lecture experience built around instrumentation use and report preparation. We take the product from one…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Statistical Analysis, Research Methodology, Methods Courses
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Turrin, Margie – Science Teacher, 2015
Data and data analysis are central to science and the complex world in which people live. Students need to practice working with data--addressed in the "Next Generation Science Standards" (NGSS Lead States 2013)--starting with small, self-collected data sets and moving on to larger, remotely collected data assemblages. Small data sets…
Descriptors: Science Education, Data Collection, Data Analysis, Experiential Learning
Benedict, Amber; Holdheide, Lynn; Brownell, Mary; Foley, Abigail Marshall – Center on Great Teachers and Leaders, 2016
This Special Issues Brief from the Collaboration for Effective Educator Development, Accountability and Reform (CEEDAR Center) and the Center on Great Teachers and Leaders (GTL Center) outlines essential features for providing high-quality, structured, and sequenced opportunities to practice within teacher preparation programs. This brief is…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Competencies, College Faculty, Educational Innovation
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Leibowits, Sarah; Trowbridge, Mary; Gelernt, Lois – Social Studies and the Young Learner, 2014
Educators are committed to understanding one another in their community as they explore their diversity. The home visit unit of study represents one of the earliest examples of "student research" done at the school where these authors teach, which serves children in pre-kindergarten classes through grade eight. A home visit is a field…
Descriptors: Units of Study, Home Visits, Home Programs, Early Childhood Education
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Wilkens, Christian P.; Kuntzler, Patrice M.; Cardenas, Shaun; O'Malley, Eileen; Phillips, Carolyn; Singer, Jacqueline; Stoeger, Alex; Kindler, Keith – Journal of the International Association of Special Education, 2014
One challenge teachers of students with orthopedic and multiple disabilities face is providing sufficient time and opportunity to communicate. This challenge is universal across countries, schools, and settings: teachers want students to communicate because communication lies at the core of what makes us human. Yet students with orthopedic and…
Descriptors: Physical Disabilities, Multiple Disabilities, Communication Problems, Interpersonal Communication
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Bondie, Rhonda; Gaughran, Laurie; Zusho, Akane – Educational Leadership, 2014
A teacher is doing something right when his high school students--kids with limited English, no less--form groups and begin discussing a lesson on quadratic equations at the start of class, without any teacher direction. Bondie, Gaughran, and Zusho describe "discussion routines" that teachers at International Community High School in the…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, High School Students, Limited English Speaking, Discussion
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Gibbone, Anne; Mercier, Kevin – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2014
Teacher candidates' use of technology is a component of physical education teacher education (PETE) program learning goals and accreditation standards. The methods presented in this article can help teacher candidates to learn about and apply technology as an instructional tool prior to and during field or clinical experiences. The goal in…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Academic Standards, Accreditation (Institutions)
Soja, Constance M. – Journal of Geoscience Education, 2014
In a first-year seminar on mass extinctions, a field-based, paleontology-focused exercise promotes active learning about Earth's biodiversity, form and function, and the biomimicry potential of ancient and modern life. Students study Devonian fossils at a local quarry and gain foundational experience in describing anatomy and relating form to…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, College Science, Paleontology, Active Learning
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Hamm, Ellen M.; Cullen, Rebecca; Ciaravino, Melissa – Childhood Education, 2013
When a college professor who teaches research methods to graduate education students was approached by a local public urban elementary school to help them teach research skills to 4th-graders, it was thought that the process would be simple--take what we did at the college level and differentiate it for the childhood classroom. This article will…
Descriptors: Grade 4, Graduate Students, Research Skills, Inquiry
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Doolan, Amy L. – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
Theodore Roosevelt said, "To educate a person in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society." With this quote in mind, this paper describes three ethical issues in the discipline area of accounting. The format of the paper is to first provide background information on the ethical question or scenario then to provide a…
Descriptors: Accounting, Ethics, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods
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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
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Petkus, Ed, Jr. – Marketing Education Review, 2013
This case provides the opportunity for students to explore marketing and value/supply-chain dynamics in a unique historical context. The West Point Foundry (WPF), located in Cold Spring, New York, was one of the most important manufacturing ventures in the United States from 1817 to 1911. The case outlines the supply-chain details of the WPF as…
Descriptors: Marketing, Manufacturing, United States History, Metal Working
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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