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Ayers, William – Teachers College Press, 2019
Education activist William Ayers invites new and prospective teachers to consider the deepest dimensions of a life in teaching. Should I become a teacher? How can I get to know my students? What commitments come with me into the classroom? How do I develop my unique teaching signature? In his new book, "About Becoming A Teacher", Ayers…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Educational Practices, Curriculum Development, Teacher Student Relationship
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Spears, Janine L. – Journal of Information Systems Education, 2018
Students need real-world experience. Industry needs graduating students entering the workforce to be skilled in relevant subject matter, critical thinking, and communication skills. Community-based nonprofit organizations, as well as small businesses, need help in building organizational capacity. Instructors also benefit from periodic observation…
Descriptors: Information Security, Service Learning, Relevance (Education), Capacity Building
Holthuis, Nicole; Deutscher, Rebecca; Schultz, Susan E.; Jamshidi, Arash – American Educator, 2018
As schools work to implement the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), a team at Stanford University found that project-based learning is an effective framework for engaging students. The team used project-based learning, group activities, and performance-based assessments to design an effective, engaging curriculum. Over a three-year period,…
Descriptors: Student Projects, Teaching Methods, Group Activities, Performance Based Assessment
Schultz, Brian D. – Teachers College Press, 2018
This celebrated narrative shows how a teacher, alongside his 5th-grade students, co-created a curriculum based on the students' needs, interests, and questions. Follow Brian Schultz and his students from a Chicago housing project as they work together to develop an emergent and authentic curriculum based on what is most important to the…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Social Justice, Personal Narratives, Teacher Student Relationship
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Ploof, John; Hochtritt, Lisa – Art Education, 2018
This article explores collaborative social justice art education, community building, and activism through teacher workshops that utilized contemporary art to generate curriculum and dialogue. It models one possibility for professional development that casts teachers as learners in a supportive yet critical environment. It draws on critical…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Art Education, Activism, Workshops
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Houston, Leonia – Journal of Educators Online, 2018
Many learners who have not chosen to identify as having physical, sensory, and learning disabilities still may struggle to learn in the online learning environment due to diverse abilities and backgrounds, differing cultural and linguistic backgrounds, and other factors that affect perception, learning ability, and engagement. Given the apparent…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Access to Education, Online Courses, Electronic Learning
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Lane, Shannon R.; McClendon, Jennifer; Matthews, Natalie – Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 2017
Social work plays a key role in engaging with clients and communities directly affected by housing insecurity and homelessness, and advocating for the right to safe and affordable housing. This article describes methodologies of the Point-in-Time Count and Homeless Management Information Systems and proposes strategies for integrating additional…
Descriptors: Social Work, Counselor Training, Homeless People, Case Studies
Ebbeck, Marjory; Waniganayake, Manjula – Oxford University Press, 2017
This book demonstrates clear links between play and Australian education policy and framework documents, including the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standards. It provides clear and in-depth coverage of essential theories, including good coverage of the Reggio Emilia approach and provides real life examples of professional…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Play, Educational Policy, Early Childhood Education
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Reinhardt, Martin – Cogent Education, 2017
In 2016, Dr. Martin Reinhardt and Dr. Jioanna Carjuzaa produced a series of three webinars concerning Indigenous language immersion programs. The first webinar focused on broad curriculum development ideas including core relationships, guidelines and principles for effective pedagogy, and models. The second webinar focused on the elements of…
Descriptors: Immersion Programs, Language Maintenance, Indigenous Populations, Seminars
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Kucirkova, Natalia – Reading Teacher, 2017
Digital personal(ized) books are a relatively recent addition to the rich repertoire of literacy resources available to pre-K and elementary school teachers. This article summarizes the key ways in which personal(ized) books can enrich the language arts curriculum, drawing on a series of empirically based examples. The value of personalization in…
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Electronic Publishing, Books, Literacy Education
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Sampson, McClain – Journal of Social Work Education, 2017
The national move toward integrated mental health and substance abuse service delivery has a significant impact on social work education and necessitates changes in how we train students. To address this need, the Global Leaders of Behavioral Health Education (GLOBE) training project was developed. GLOBE is a student training and stipend program…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Social Work, Teaching Methods
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Brown, Ryan, Ed.; Ernst, Jeremy, Ed.; Clark, Aaron, Ed.; DeLuca, Bill, Ed.; Kelly, Daniel, Ed. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2017
This professional development activity on STEM Education is designed to keep Technology and Engineering teachers up to date regarding current and important issues in the discipline. This article describes why there is a focus on STEM Education, defines STEM Education, and discusses curriculum integration and its elements.
Descriptors: STEM Education, Faculty Development, Curriculum, Interdisciplinary Approach
Gronlund, Gaye – Redleaf Press, 2016
How do you focus on each individual child in a full classroom? Learn to integrate individualized curriculum into daily practice with this step-­by-­step guide. Even good observers and documenters do not always use these insights to inform their curriculum planning. Using Developmental Studies, a new tool created and successfully field­-tested by…
Descriptors: Young Children, Early Childhood Education, Individualized Instruction, Developmental Studies Programs
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Goldstein-Schultz, Martha – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2016
The concept of gender stereotypes permeates the lives of youth in the United States. This article provides background information and rationale for incorporating gender stereotype analysis into family and consumer sciences (FCS) coursework. The critical analysis of gender stereotypes includes numerous activities and assessments that encourage…
Descriptors: Gender Issues, Sex Fairness, Stereotypes, Consumer Education
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Fisher, Douglas; Frey, Nancy – Reading Teacher, 2016
In this column, we focus on the planning aspects that are important for students to learn content well. We include a discussion of transfer goals, learning intentions, and success criteria.
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Curriculum Development, Planning, Course Content
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