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Chen, Huai-Yi; Wu, Chien-Ming; Lai, Chiung-Hui – IEEE Transactions on Education, 2019
Contribution: Prior studies indicate that students experimenting with characterization of optical planar waveguides use expensive ready-made prism couplers without clear understanding about construction of the entire optical measurement system. This paper presents a cost-effective modified bright-mode prism coupler that helps students learn…
Descriptors: Optics, Physics, Scientific Concepts, Science Equipment
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Lopper, Matthew E. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2019
This paper describes a responsive, digital periodic table that has been specifically designed as a visual aid for high school or college chemistry classrooms and lecture halls. The periodic table runs in a web browser and can therefore be used in any classroom that has a digital projector and screen. It features click-to-highlight table cells that…
Descriptors: Visual Aids, Computer Uses in Education, Chemistry, Secondary School Science
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Asarta, Carlos J.; Mixon, Franklin G.; Upadhyaya, Kamal P. – Journal of Economic Education, 2018
In this pedagogical contribution the authors extend the traditional three-class tariff employed in the French passenger railway system with the more resonant story of the service quality variations associated with the three passenger classes of the ill-fated RMS "Titanic." In doing so, they provide economics instructors with an…
Descriptors: Economics Education, Microeconomics, Transportation, Films
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Armstrong, Tess; Jenny, Seth E. – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2018
The purpose of this article is to provide physical educators with the tools needed to be successful advocates for classroom physical activity breaks throughout the school day.
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Role, Physical Activities, Advocacy
Blandy, Doug; Bolin, Paul E. – Teachers College Press, 2018
This is the first comprehensive book to connect art education to material culture--an evolving pedagogy about the meaning of "things" in the lives of children, youth, and adults. Written by luminaries in the field, this resource explores a range of objects exemplifying material culture, defined as "the human-formed objects, spaces,…
Descriptors: Art Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Postsecondary Education, Technology Uses in Education
Kühl, Jørgen, Comp. – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2018
This regional dossier aims to provide a concise description of the European minority language, Danish, in education. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal arrangements and support structures, as well as quantitative aspects such as the number of schools, teachers,…
Descriptors: Indo European Languages, Course Descriptions, Language Minorities, Educational Policy
Robertson, Boyd, Comp. – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2018
This regional dossier aims to provide a concise description of the European minority language, Gàidhlig, in education. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal arrangements and support structures, as well as quantitative aspects such as the number of schools, teachers,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indo European Languages, Language Minorities, Preschool Education
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Petrie, Gina Mikel; Darragh, Janine J. – English Teaching Forum, 2018
There are ways for teachers to carry out independent professional development--leading themselves to grow in their understanding and practice of teaching. Two of these are action research and individual development plans. However, to use these models, teachers need connections with teaching colleagues, a mentor, and/or a basic understanding of how…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Teacher Collaboration, Rural Schools, Teacher Role
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Lott, Kimberly; Lott, Alan; Ence, Hannah – Science and Children, 2018
Inquiry-based active learning in science is helpful to all students but especially to those who have a hearing loss. For many deaf or hard of hearing students, the English language may be their second language, with American Sign Language (ASL) being their primary language. Therefore, many of the accommodations for the deaf are similar to those…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Units of Study, Acoustics
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Gillette, Jane – Mathematics Teacher, 2018
Students often have the misconception that mathematics involves reading the problem, staring at the page, and then writing down an answer. With more than twenty years of experience working with students in eighth-grade math through college calculus, the author has been increasingly interested in how she can foster problem-solving skills in her…
Descriptors: Instructional Materials, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Skills, Problem Solving
Hall, Susan L. – ASCD, 2018
Why aren't more schools seeing significant improvement in students' reading ability when they implement Response to Intervention (RTI) or Multitiered Systems of Support (MTSS) in their literacy programs? These frameworks serve as a way for educators to identify struggling readers and provide the small-group instruction they need to improve their…
Descriptors: Reading Skills, Response to Intervention, Literacy Education, Reading Instruction
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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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Del Nero, Jennifer Renner – Reading Teacher, 2017
This teaching tip highlights three writing minilessons that help students construct vivid sensory detail (textual detail related to the five senses) in their fiction and creative nonfiction writing. Learning to show, not tell, is a difficult task for novice writers. The author explores reasons why this is the case and provides directions for the…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Writing Instruction, Creative Writing, Fiction
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Lee, Changnam; Roberts, Carly; Coffey, Debra – Intervention in School and Clinic, 2017
Students' knowledge of vocabulary affects their reading comprehension. Despite abundant research findings in vocabulary learning, practical instructional methods for use in schools are typically underdeveloped. This article proposes a research-based method for teaching the meanings of base academic vocabulary (i.e., Tier 2) words. The method…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Teaching Methods, Story Telling, Semantics
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Smith, Kelli Jean K.; Ferris, Sharmila Pixy – Communication Teacher, 2017
Courses: Any communication course requiring a literature review, including, but is not limited to, Communication Research Methods and Communication Theory. Objectives: After completing this activity, students should be able to write better literature reviews by (1) locating a range of resources; (2) identifying a variety of relevant information…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Dining Facilities, Instructional Materials, Teaching Methods
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