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Weih, Timothy G. – Online Submission, 2018
Reading comprehension refers to elementary children's levels of understandings of written text. Building on Bloom's Taxonomy (Bloom, Engelhart, Furst, Hill, & Krathwohl, 1956), children can understand text at various levels including the literal, inferential, application, and evaluation. When teachers build on the levels of reading…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Elementary School Students, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Reading Instruction
Weih, Timothy G. – Online Submission, 2018
Teaching intermediate grade children how to write means teaching them how to write the alphabetical letters, words, lists, phrases, sentences, paragraphs, narrative text, expository text, and writing mechanics (punctuation & grammar). Teaching writing for meaning is teaching children how to express their thoughts in writing, this is the…
Descriptors: Writing Instruction, Content Area Writing, Elementary School Students, Intermediate Grades
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Okumura, Shinji; Obara, Yumi – Online Submission, 2017
The Melbourne International School of Japanese (MISJ) is a supplementary Saturday school which offers Japanese language and mathematics taught in Japanese from kindergarten to senior secondary level. Classes are scheduled on Saturdays from 9am to 3pm and approximately half of the program is dedicated to mathematics. While mathematics education…
Descriptors: Japanese, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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García Laborda, Jesús – Online Submission, 2017
Being a teacher is much more that delivering contents in the classroom. It implies setting standard behaviors as well as showing ways to work. In one word, teachers are an example in the classroom. The implementation of their way to teach will be considered as good or bad teaching by their own students for many years. Likewise, the way they use…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Teaching Methods, Student Motivation, Foreign Countries
Archer, Lester A. C.; Ng, Karen E. – Online Submission, 2016
The purpose of this paper is to explain how to use the scientific method as the framework to introduce mathematical model. Two interdisciplinary activities, targeted for students in grade 6 or grade 7, are explained to show the application of the scientific method while building a mathematical model to investigate the relationship between the…
Descriptors: Scientific Methodology, Mathematical Models, Interdisciplinary Approach, Grade 6
Aceska, Natalija – Online Submission, 2016
The process of globalization, more progressive development of the scientific findings, new technology and the way of communicating with the new forms of literacy in which the most secure spot has been taken by the development of natural sciences in the spirit of "sustainable development" have been the reasons that make science and…
Descriptors: Science Curriculum, Science Instruction, Sustainable Development, Foreign Countries
Bahrenfuss, Diane M.; Weih, Timothy G. – Online Submission, 2016
This paper contains an instructional unit designed for teaching elementary students who struggle with reading comprehension. The literacy strategies that comprise the unit are grounded in the relevant research-based literature that is cited and referenced in the paper. Methods for instructional delivery are included as well as detailed lessons.…
Descriptors: Summer Programs, Literacy Education, Elementary School Students, Reading Difficulties
Chang, Sau Hou – Online Submission, 2016
This paper aims to share the experiences of redesigning an elementary education program. Steps of redesigning the elementary education program were enumerated. Challenges in the redesign of the elementary education program were discussed. The new elementary education program was described. Lessons learned from the redesign of the elementary…
Descriptors: Elementary School Curriculum, Program Design, Program Descriptions, Program Development
Smith, Latisha L.; Clausen, Courtney K.; Teske, Jolene K.; Ghayoorrad, Maryam; Gray, Phyllis; Al Subia, Sukainah; Atwood-Blaine, Dana; Rule, Audrey C. – Online Submission, 2015
This document describes a strategy for increasing student leadership and creativity skills through the creation of cartoons. Creating cartoons engages students in divergent thinking and cognitive processes, such as perception, recall, and mental processing. When students create cartoons focused on a particular topic, they are making connections to…
Descriptors: Cartoons, Leadership, Creativity, College Faculty
Garcia, Eliana; Hoang, Dana – Online Submission, 2015
The use of positive reinforcement sometimes gets lost in translation because educators forget the importance of acknowledging good behaviors. We instinctively tend to punish and give consequences because we often forget the importance of preventing undesired behaviors from occurring in the first place. More efforts should be spent on maintaining…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Positive Reinforcement, Positive Behavior Supports, Token Economy
Costley, Kevin C. – Online Submission, 2015
Poverty has always been a problem in the United States and no doubt the condition unfortunately will always prevail. Title One schools will always have children enrolled who come from the lower socioeconomic class. This article has to do with the devastating effect of poverty, including stories from a classroom teacher of students who lived in…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), At Risk Students, Student Behavior, Poverty
West, Melanie L. – Online Submission, 2014
The needs of our students have drastically changed over the years and school districts are increasingly finding themselves in need of new programs and curricula to address the social, emotional, and behavioral needs of their students. Student achievement and readiness is impacted due to a lack of basic skills needed in the classroom. This paper…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Competence, Behavior Development, Emotional Development, Program Implementation
Teske, Jolene K.; Gray, Phyllis; Kuhn, Mason A.; Clausen, Courtney K.; Smith, Latisha L.; Alsubia, Sukainah A.; Ghayoorad, Maryam; Rule, Audrey C.; Schneider, Jean Suchsland – Online Submission, 2014
Gifted students with visual impairments are twice exceptional learners and may not evidence their advanced science aptitudes without appropriate accommodations for learning science. However, effective tactile science teaching materials may be easily made. Recent research has shown that when tactile materials are used with "all" students…
Descriptors: Tactile Adaptation, Teacher Developed Materials, Instructional Materials, Visual Impairments
Costley, Kevin C.; Bell, David; Leggett, Timothy – Online Submission, 2014
Poverty most likely will always be a concern in the United States, particularly in at-risk populations of the public schools. Many students in poverty enter public schools behind in academic and social skills due to a lack of quality early learning experiences. Regular education teachers work diligently to catch these children up in vital skills;…
Descriptors: Poverty, At Risk Students, Scores, Achievement Gains
Agaoglu, Onur – Online Submission, 2014
It is crucial that gifted and talented students should be supported by different educational methods for their interests and skills. The science and arts centres (gifted centres) provide the Supportive Education Program for these students with an interdisciplinary perspective. In line with the program, an ICT lesson entitled "Computer…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Science Instruction, Science Activities, Special Education
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