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Blanco, Megan – State Education Standard, 2019
A number of states have taken steps toward promoting student wellness, with many of their state boards of education in the middle of the action. This article contains some examples of states leading on student wellness by addressing physical fitness, social and emotional learning (SEL), and mental health supports. The Every Student Succeeds Act…
Descriptors: Wellness, Child Health, Physical Fitness, Social Development
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Kreider, Carri S. – Childhood Education, 2018
Literacy is the foundation of education, and so modern education devotes significant school time to promoting and developing literacy. Yet we also need to ensure that young bodies and minds are ready to absorb their literacy lessons. Integrating physical exercise with reading activities in unique ways can be a great benefit to young learners.
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Reading Aloud to Others, Literacy, Elementary School Teachers
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Slavit, David; Lesseig, Kristin – PRIMUS, 2017
Applying the Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching framework, we discuss the components of teacher knowledge that might be useful in supporting mathematical inquiry, and examine ways in which we strive to develop this knowledge within a middle grades mathematics program for undergraduate students who are prospective teachers. Using sample activities…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Education, Teacher Education
McGuire, Margit E.; Nicholson, Karen; Rand, Allan – Educational Leadership, 2017
Civics education shouldn't be confined to dusty textbooks, as evidenced by this assortment of projects. In one unit, elementary students play out the presidential election--from campaigning to inauguration day--using the Storypath approach. In another project, 5th graders explore the controversy about Confederate monuments by studying a local…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Civics, Learning Activities, Teaching Methods
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Kulkin, Margaret – Afterschool Matters, 2016
Afterschool teachers who tutor students or provide homework help have a unique opportunity to help students overcome the social or emotional barriers that so often block learning. They can embrace a creative and investigative approach to math learning. Margaret Kulkin's interest in being a math attitude "myth-buster" led her to apply to…
Descriptors: Mathematics Anxiety, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, After School Education
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Markworth, Kimberly A. – Teaching Children Mathematics, 2016
A "repeating pattern" is a cyclical repetition of an identifiable core. Children in the primary grades usually begin pattern work with fairly simple patterns, such as AB, ABC, or ABB patterns. The unique letters represent unique elements, whereas the sequence of letters represents the core that is repeated. Based on color, shape,…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Mathematics Teachers
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Lovitt, Thomas C.; Perry, Leslie; Hughes, Stanley – Intervention in School and Clinic, 2015
Why not set up a school in an apartment complex? After all, that is where children reside before and after they attend an actual school, and that is where they are during the summers when their actual school is closed. It is also where their parents are after work. And why not unite this school at an apartment complex with the school attended by…
Descriptors: Educational Development, Educational Planning, Community Schools, Neighborhood Schools
Powell, Allison; Watson, John; Staley, Patrick; Patrick, Susan; Horn, Michael; Fetzer, Leslie; Hibbard, Laura; Oglesby, Jonathan; Verma, Sue – International Association for K-12 Online Learning, 2015
In 2008, the International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) produced a series of papers documenting promising practices identified throughout the field of K-12 online learning. Since then, we have witnessed a tremendous acceleration of transformative policy and practice driving personalized learning in the K-12 education space. State,…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Technology Uses in Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Conventional Instruction
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Hanson, Holli; Hoyos, Christine – Journal of Staff Development, 2015
An athletic coach's focus is to develop individual skills as well as the collective capacity of the team to perform at the highest level. A coaching culture applies the same concept to schools. While coaching in schools is not new, what is fundamentally different in a culture of coaching is that all members of the school community see themselves…
Descriptors: Capacity Building, Coaching (Performance), School Culture, Adult Learning
Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, 2015
This brief describes the Basic Education for Adults (BEdA) programs that bridge the gap between school and work, thereby creating pathways to college and careers for Washington's emerging workforce. BEdA programs teach foundational skills--reading, writing, math, technology and English language--so adults can move through college and into…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Community Colleges, Technical Institutes, Labor Force Development
Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, 2015
Washington's community and technical colleges set a national example for innovative policies, practices and research for student success. Washington's community and technical college system ranks 12th in the nation for graduation rates, and 7th for certificates and degrees produced. Olympic College and Renton Technical College in March 2015 were…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Technical Institutes, Educational Innovation, Recognition (Achievement)
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Petrie, Kaylan – Science and Children, 2015
Earth and space science deserve the same level of inclusion in early childhood curriculum as the other science disciplines, and research shows that the sooner children are introduced to concepts like those presented in planetarium programs, the stronger their lifelong interest in science will be. Much astronomy visualization outside of…
Descriptors: Earth Science, Science Instruction, Observation, Story Telling
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Garlid, Steven W. – Afterschool Matters, 2014
The difficult relationship between boys and writing is well documented; its causes and solutions are the source of passionate debate. Of the many trends the author has observed in 20 years as a classroom teacher, one of the most disheartening has been a deteriorating interest in writing among male students. Their disengagement manifests in many…
Descriptors: Males, Writing (Composition), Learner Engagement, Writing Instruction
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Rosenfeld, Malke; Johnson, Marquetta; Plemons, Anna; Makol, Suzanne; Zanskas, Meghan; Dzula, Mark; Mahoney, Meg Robson – Teaching Artist Journal, 2014
Writing about the teaching artist practice should mean writing about art making. As both teacher and artist, the authors are required to be cognizant of their own art-making processes, both how it works and why it is important to them, in order to make this process visible to their students. They also need the same skills to write about how and…
Descriptors: Art Activities, Art Education, Writing (Composition), After School Programs
Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, 2014
The Annual 2013-14 Enrollment Report provides a snapshot of enrollment statistics in Washington's community and technical colleges during the 2013-2014 academic year. Highlighted trends include: (1) In 2013-14, the legislative target (includes university centers, private career schools and community-based organizations) for the system was 139,237…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Technical Institutes, Tables (Data), Enrollment Trends
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