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Nieto, Sonia; López, Alicia – Teachers College Press, 2019
A must read for new teachers and seasoned practitioners, this unique book presents Sonia Nieto and Alicia López, mother and daughter writing about the trajectories, vision, and values that brought them to teaching, including the ups and downs they have experienced and the reasons why they have stubbornly remained in one of the oldest, most…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Teacher Attitudes, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
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Kelley, Michelle J.; Wenzel, Taylar – SRATE Journal, 2019
This article describes the collaborative journey of two elementary education instructors at a large metropolitan university in the Southeast Region of the United States as they transformed and developed an innovative, engaging, and meaningful assignment utilizing adult avatars in TeachLivE™ to simulate parent-teacher reading conferences. The…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Reading Instruction, Preservice Teachers, Elementary Education
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Solomon, Suzanne; Schaefer, Mary Beth – Middle School Journal, 2019
Providing authentic college experiences for students in the middle grades through a partnership with a local college can improve college readiness skills and leave students with a positive view of post-secondary possibilities and opportunities. This article describes a college immersion program--a weeklong college experience provided to all…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, College Bound Students, College School Cooperation, Experiential Learning
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Bagnoli, Franco; Guarino, Alessio; Pacini, Giovanna – Physics Education, 2019
In this paper we describe the results of some experiments about using surprising physics demonstrations, presented as magical phenomena followed by scientific explanations, for introducing physics topics in several teaching contexts. All the demonstrations have been designed to be implemented with easy to get and cheap materials, so that students…
Descriptors: Physics, Science Instruction, Science Experiments, Demonstrations (Educational)
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Wargo, Jon M. – Theory Into Practice, 2019
Working to combat, speak back to, and shift discourses concerning issues of genders, sexuality/ies, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and 2-spirit (LGBTQ2) identities in school classrooms and curriculum, this article highlights the capacity in building more inclusive elementary classroom spaces through tinkering in teacher education.…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity
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Broman, Sarah E. – Educational Considerations, 2019
The effect poverty has on a child's education is tragic. Without the necessary life-sustaining resources, many of our nation's children struggle to concentrate on anything other than their immediate dire circumstances. This article tells the story of how one migrant farm worker overcame her struggles living in abject poverty to become a first…
Descriptors: Migrant Workers, Poverty, First Generation College Students, Elementary School Teachers
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Jones, Emily; Gaudreault, Karen; Henninger, Mary; Williams, Skip – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2019
The purpose of this article is to provide physical education teacher education (PETE) faculty and program directors/administrators with an introduction to stakeholder think tanks as a structured collaborative decision-making approach for conceptualizing the integration of contemporary, practice-oriented issues into university-level teacher…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Preservice Teachers
Putman, Hannah; Walsh, Kate – National Council on Teacher Quality, 2019
Each year a significant number of aspiring elementary teachers, having successfully completed their formal preparation, are still unable to become licensed professionals. That's because an alarming number of candidates fail their licensing tests, far surpassing the failure rate for other professions' entry tests, bar exams, and boards. The fact…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Diversity (Faculty), Teacher Education Programs, Minority Group Students
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Dean, Natalie L.; Ewan, Corrina; Braden, Douglas; McIndoe, J. Scott – Journal of Chemical Education, 2019
Comprehension of the 3D structure of objects usually represented in 2D is a critical part of understanding molecular geometries. The frequency with which students actually get hands-on with 3D molecular structures is often limited to a singular laboratory session. We sought to develop a set of molecular shapes that were inexpensive enough not only…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Chemistry, Molecular Structure, Science Laboratories
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Benstead, Helen – Support for Learning, 2019
This article explores the process by which children attending mainstream UK primary schools can achieve social inclusion. It presents the findings from a systematic literature review, followed by empirical research, exploring the concept of social inclusion with particular regard to the experiences of pupils identified with SEND. The article draws…
Descriptors: Special Education, Educational Needs, Inclusion, Foreign Countries
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Farah, Yara N.; Jimenez, Lauren M. – Gifted Child Today, 2019
Students are active in shaping the implementation of any curricular intervention. At Paradise Valley Unified School District (PVUSD), more than 1,500 students in Grades 1 to 6 were recipients of the William & Mary English Language Arts (ELA) curriculum units. In this article, we share students' perceptions related to the following three…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Cooperation, Partnerships in Education, Teaching Models
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Brown, Karen L. – Gifted Child Today, 2019
Establishing a collaborative partnership takes a willingness to see the benefits despite the obstacles. Understanding how the partnership will impact each of the involved stakeholders is paramount to being able to foresee the possible issues. In the case of the College of William & Mary and Paradise Valley Unified Schools, challenges of time,…
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Partnerships in Education, School Districts, Time Management
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West Keur, Rebekah A. – Gifted Child Today, 2019
This article examines the implementation of an innovative English language arts curriculum from the William and Mary Center for Gifted Education (CFGE) using the perspectives of teachers and its impact on students. The school/university collaborative project between Paradise Valley Unified School District and CFGE is discussed in the hope of…
Descriptors: Expertise, Teacher Collaboration, Research and Development, Gifted Education
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Smith, Caroline; Fitzallen, Noleine; Watson, Jane; Wright, Suzie – Teaching Science, 2019
STEM education is becoming more common in schools and provides a range of exciting real-world contexts in which students can engage. However, a gap in most approaches to STEM remains the collection and use of data that can be used concurrently to develop statistical literacy and science literacy. This paper describes a STEM activity carried out…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Teachers, Preservice Teachers
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Hawkins, Beth – Education Next, 2019
Forty-one percent of U.S. adults ages 25 and older have no more than a high school education, and 26.5 million people in that age bracket--12 percent of them--lack even that. Today, many adult basic education (ABE) programs are run by the local K-12 school district, but academic courses and career training are frequently lumped together with…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Educational Change, Vocational Education, Public Schools
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