NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Publication Date
In 20192
Since 20185
Since 2015 (last 5 years)25
Since 2010 (last 10 years)81
Since 2000 (last 20 years)139
Publication Type
Guides - Classroom - Teacher139
Reports - Descriptive139
Books51
Journal Articles40
Tests/Questionnaires5
Guides - Classroom - Learner1
Reference Materials - General1
Laws, Policies, & Programs
No Child Left Behind Act 20011
Assessments and Surveys
National Assessment of…1
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 121 to 135 of 139 results Save | Export
Edmunds, Julie – SERVE Center at University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2006
This paper addresses some real assessment challenges that teachers have identified: (1) Figuring out what really is important for students to know and be able to do in history; (2) Teaching the skills of "doing history" in a world of testing that often seems to value only factual knowledge; (3) Identifying and using assessments that provide…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, History Instruction, Course Objectives, Check Lists
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Grumbine, Rich; Alden, Peg Brigham – Science Teacher, 2006
One of the four guiding principles of the National Science Education Standards is simply "science for all students" (NRC 1996). This principle underscores the belief that all students, regardless of race, gender, or disability, should have the opportunity to learn and understand the essential science content described in the Standards. Because of…
Descriptors: Secondary School Curriculum, Elementary Secondary Education, Biology, Science Teachers
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Arce, Christina – Science and Children, 2006
Most children are unaware of the process of molting, the periodic shedding and replacement of part or all of a coat or an outer covering of an animal, but it is an animal characteristic they are sure to be interested in and should have the opportunity to observe. In this article, the author shares how she and her students observed various…
Descriptors: Animals, Science Instruction, Zoology, Role Playing
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Purcell, April D.; Ponomarenko, Alyson L.; Brown, Stephen C. – Science and Children, 2006
The challenge for today's elementary teachers is not "whether" but rather "how" to use computers to effectively teach students essential skills and concepts. One exciting way of meeting this challenge is to use Geographic Information Systems (GIS), computer software that captures, manipulates, analyzes, and displays data on specialized layered…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Computer Software, Plate Tectonics, Information Systems
Clausen-May, Tandi – Mathematics Teaching Incorporating Micromath, 2006
In this article, the author describes two Powerpoint presentations designed to help visual learners calculate the circumference and the area of a circle. In particular, the author describes how these presentations can be used to establish mental images that can help pupils to understand, and so recall, the principles that underlie the formulae for…
Descriptors: Students, Geometric Concepts, Geometry, Mathematics Instruction
Stearns, Jared – Technology & Learning, 2006
K-12 schools are broadening their curriculum offerings to include audio, video, and other multimodal styles of communication. A combination of savvy digital natives, affordable software, and online tutoring has created a perfect opportunity to integrate professional level video and videoconferencing into curricula. Educators are also finding…
Descriptors: Teleconferencing, Television, Production Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education
Jacobs, Jacqueline E.; Rotholz, Julie A. – Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2005
Professional development activities have proven adequate to facilitate mastery of new content, inform teachers of best practice, and for dissemination of information, however, such efforts fail to address the emotional and personal aspects of the teaching profession. Here is a hands-on activities book that provides school leaders an easy-to-use…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Childrens Literature, Secondary School Teachers, Elementary School Teachers
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Mative, John M. – Tech Directions, 2005
Wood education programs across the nation, at and below the secondary levels of education, have declined in enrollment in recent years. To many, wood education means only carpentry or woodworking. A systematic approach to the subject, as a part of a materials science course, can reverse the material's negative connotation and make wood education…
Descriptors: Science Curriculum, Interdisciplinary Approach, Technological Literacy, Technology Education
Saifer, Steffen; Edwards, Keisha; Ellis, Debbie; Ko, Lena; Stuczynski, Amy – Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory (NWREL), 2005
This document describes how educators can use the knowledge and culture students bring to school in a standards-based curriculum that supports student success. The authors call this approach culturally responsive, standards-based (CRSB) teaching. Unlike multicultural education--which is an important way to incorporate all the world's cultural and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Culturally Relevant Education, Resource Materials, Educational Environment
McCullough, Julie, Ed. – National Archives and Records Administration, 2004
Thousands of educators are using America's most important historic documents to help students learn the story of their nation and its citizens, thanks to the Our Documents initiative. This was one of the main objectives of Our Documents, which is part of the "National Initiative on American History, Civics, and Service," launched by President…
Descriptors: United States History, Civics, Archives, History Instruction
Storm, Roger; Benson, Thomas; Galica, Carol; McCredie, Patty – National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), 2003
This educator guide provides background information on Wilbur and Orville Wright. It also presents activities on aeronautics that provide templates for building the 1900, 1901, and 1902 Gliders and the 1903 Flyer. Activities include: (1) Early Aviation; (2) Your First Interview; (3) Your First Report; (4) Build a Model of the 1900 Glider; (5)…
Descriptors: Aviation Education, Science History, United States History, History Instruction
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Danker, Anita C. – Social Studies, 2003
Local history can help prepare students for standardized tests by helping them enhance their memories and possess solid understanding of the concepts that are fundamental to a particular discipline or field of study. Although it can effectively be argued that the study of local history may aid in the mastery of U.S. history topics, another often…
Descriptors: Religious Cultural Groups, Elementary Secondary Education, Standardized Tests, Multicultural Education
Cerullo, Mary – National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), 2003
With support from National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA's) Goddard Space Flight Center, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) has developed educational materials that incorporate information and data from the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM), a joint satellite mission between the United States and Japan.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Problem Based Learning, Scoring Rubrics, Learning Modules
Barron, Eric – National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), 2003
With support from NASA's (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) Goddard Space Flight Center, IGES (Institute for Global Environmental Strategies) has developed educational materials that incorporate information and data from the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM), a joint satellite mission between the United States and Japan.…
Descriptors: Energy, Problem Based Learning, Learning Modules, Teaching Methods
Astwood, Phil – National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), 2003
With support from National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA's) Goddard Space Flight Center, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) has developed educational materials that incorporate information and data from the Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM), a joint satellite mission between the United States and Japan.…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Scoring Rubrics, Learning Modules, Foreign Countries
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10