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Journal of College Science Teaching, 2013
To supplement the summer reading of National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) members, the NSTA Committee on Research in Science Education suggested a list of science education research articles that were published in the journals of NSTA's affiliates in 2012. These articles covered a variety of topics that include learning about…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Summer Programs, Reading Materials, Science Teachers
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Senokossoff, Gwyn W. – Reading Horizons, 2013
This article discusses the benefits of using picture books with adolescent readers, describes strategies that can be taught with picture books, and provides examples of books the author has used. Some of the topics discussed include: reading comprehension, visual literacy, interactive read-aloud with facilitative talk, literary elements, and…
Descriptors: Picture Books, Adolescents, Literacy Education, Reading Materials
Mandell, Phyllis Levy – School Library Journal, 2010
Audiobooks are excellent tools to help students build literacy skills as well as improve listening, writing, and vocabulary competencies. In many shared or independent reading situations, audiobooks offer support to reluctant and struggling readers, special-needs students, and English-language learners. They are also embraced by voracious readers.…
Descriptors: Independent Reading, Literacy, Librarians, High School Students
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National Center for Education Research, 2009
Since 2002, the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) has funded more than 400 research grants through the National Center for Education Research. This document lists the publications that have resulted from these projects. Publications from IES grantees include articles intended for scientific audiences, as well as articles written for general…
Descriptors: Audiences, Grants, Educational Research, Publications
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Gangi, Jane M. – Childhood Education, 2009
This article presents an annotated bibliography of children's literature resources on war, terrorism, and disaster since 1945. This annotated bibliography focuses on grades K-8 from different continents/countries, including (1) Africa; (2) Asia; (3) The Caribbean; (4) Central and South America; (5) Europe; and (6) The Middle East.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Annotated Bibliographies, Childrens Literature, War
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Lesesne, Teri S. – Voices from the Middle, 2006
Reading aloud is often considered an elementary classroom activity, but think again. Lesesne offers research and classroom evidence that confirm reading aloud as a valid strategy for all ages of students. She also includes annotated lists of professional books that provide rationales and suggestions for teachers, as well as books, recent and…
Descriptors: Reading Aloud to Others, Teaching Methods, Childrens Literature, Adolescent Literature