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Graham, Lorraine – International Journal for Research in Learning Disabilities, 2017
William M. Cruickshank (e.g., Cruickshank 1952, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1985) was a man of strong opinions and a prolific writer. Not only did he contribute to the very beginning of the field of learning disabilities (LD), he strongly advocated for students with LD. He firmly believed that students with learning disabilities needed very competent…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Intervention, Independent Study, Reading Difficulties
Klubal, Libor; Kostolányová, Katerina – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2016
Methods of using ICT is hereby amended. We merge from the original model of work on one computer to the model of cloud services and mobile touch screen devices use. Way of searching for and delivering of information between a pupil and a teacher is closely related with this matter as well. This work detects common and preferred procedures of…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Teacher Student Relationship, Delivery Systems, Questionnaires
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Min, Wookhee; Wiggins, Joseph B.; Pezzullo, Lydia G.; Vail, Alexandria K.; Boyer, Kristy Elizabeth; Mott, Bradford W.; Frankosky, Megan H.; Wiebe, Eric N.; Lester, James C. – International Educational Data Mining Society, 2016
Recent years have seen a growing interest in intelligent game-based learning environments featuring virtual agents. A key challenge posed by incorporating virtual agents in game-based learning environments is dynamically determining the dialogue moves they should make in order to best support students' problem solving. This paper presents a…
Descriptors: Prediction, Models, Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Computer Simulation
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Jewett, Pamela; Johnson, Denise; Lowery, Ruth McKoy; Stiles, James W. – Journal of Children's Literature, 2015
In this article, the authors provide a synopsis of the 2014 Children's Literature Assembly (CLA) Workshop. The Workshop explored how fiction and nonfiction children's and young adult's literature create opportunities for in-depth learning in the content areas. Participants had the opportunity to hear the stories of authors and illustrators of…
Descriptors: Scientific Concepts, Mathematical Concepts, Childrens Literature, Adolescent Literature
Swanson, Dewey; Gusev, Dmitri A. – Association Supporting Computer Users in Education, 2015
The Computer Information and Technology Department (CIT) program of Purdue University is offered at our regional campus in Columbus, Indiana. Like many programs throughout the country, we face issues in recruiting new students. Over the last seven to eight years, we have faced declining enrollment, even as our main campus at West Lafayette saw…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Student Motivation, Information Technology, Summer Programs
Olson, Steve; Labov, Jay – National Academies Press, 2014
Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) permeate the modern world. The jobs people do, the foods they eat, the vehicles in which they travel, the information they receive, the medicines they take, and many other facets of modern life are constantly changing as STEM knowledge steadily accumulates. Yet STEM education in the United…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Conferences (Gatherings), Conventional Instruction, After School Programs
Gomes, José Duarte Cardoso; Figueiredo, Mauro Jorge Guerreiro; Amante, Lúcia da Graça Cruz Domingues; Gomes, Cristina Maria Cardoso – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
Gaming activities are an integral part of the human learning process, in particular for children. Game-based learning focuses on motivation and children's engagement towards learning. Educational game-based activities are becoming effective strategies to enhance the learning process. This paper presents an educational activity focusing to merge…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Simulated Environment, Educational Technology, Teaching Methods
Sullivan, Peter; Clarke, Doug; Cheeseman, Jill; Mornane, Angela; Roche, Anne; Sawatzki, Carly; Walker, Nadia – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2014
As part of a project exploring various aspects of teachers' choice and use of challenging mathematics tasks, we sought some responses from students on their preferences for the difficulty of tasks on which they might work and also on the ways of working. Despite the common finding that teachers are reluctant to pose challenges to their students…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Preferences, Mathematics Activities, Difficulty Level
New York State Education Department, 2014
The purpose of this report is to summarize the activities of the standard-setting meeting for the New York State Alternate Assessment (NYSAA) in English Language Arts (ELA) and mathematics (Grades 3-8 and High School), science (Grades 4, 8, and High School), and social studies (High School). The NYSAA standard-setting meeting was held on June 11…
Descriptors: Alternative Assessment, Standard Setting, English Instruction, Language Arts
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Feng, Mingyu; Roschelle, Jeremy; Heffernan, Neil; Fairman, Janet; Murphy, Robert – Grantee Submission, 2014
Much research has been done on the development of an intelligent tutoring system (ITS), and small empirical studies have demonstrated the effectiveness of ITS at promoting student learning. However, large-scale implementation of ITS in school settings has not been researched thoroughly. In this paper, we describe an ongoing randomized controlled…
Descriptors: Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Homework, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
Roseman, Jo Ellen; Herrmann-Abell, Cari; Flanagan, Jean; Kruse, Rebecca; Howes, Elaine; Carlson, Janet; Roth, Kathy; Bourdelat-Parks, Brooke – Online Submission, 2013
Researchers at AAAS and BSCS have developed a six-week unit that aims to help middle school students learn important chemistry ideas that can be used to explain growth and repair in animals and plants. By integrating core physical and life science ideas and engaging students in the science practices of modeling and constructing explanations, the…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Grade 8, Chemistry, Biology
Kruse, Rebecca; Howes, Elaine V.; Carlson, Janet; Roth, Kathleen; Bourdelat-Parks, Brooke – Online Submission, 2013
AAAS and BSCS are collaborating to develop and study a curriculum unit that supports students' ability to explain a variety of biological processes such as growth in chemical terms. The unit provides conceptual coherence between chemical processes in nonliving and living systems through the core idea of atom rearrangement and conservation during…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Biology, Grade 8, Middle School Students
Bender, Rachel A.; Sharp, Kimberlee A. – Online Submission, 2013
This paper presents a method for social studies teachers to incorporate song lyrics into the study of controversial historical events and issues. Using the Hunt and Metcalf "Seven Problematic Areas of the Social Studies" as the rubric for selecting appropriate songs, the Teacher Candidate (TC) explains how song lyrics make viable text…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Social Studies, Singing, Controversial Issues (Course Content)
Weston, Marla; Biin, Dianne – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2013
The goal of the ANCESTOR program is to use digital storytelling as a means of promoting an interest in technology careers for Aboriginal learners, as well as increasing cultural literacy. A curriculum was developed and first tested with Aboriginal students at the LÁU,WELNEW Tribal School near Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Based on feedback…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Story Telling, Computer Science Education, Canada Natives
Debritz, Christine; Horne, Rhonda – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2013
Research and the Australian Curriculum both indicate the importance of teaching students to apply their mathematical knowledge to real world problems. When developing curriculum resources for Queensland state school teachers from Prep to Year 9, the Department's mathematics team identified the significance of embedding the inquiry process in these…
Descriptors: Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Instruction, Foreign Countries, Mathematics Teachers
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