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Keene, Michael A. – Management Teaching Review, 2017
The management of product development teams is a challenging task, especially when success hinges on the ability to guide technical and nontechnical personnel through an effective decision-making process. The "Tale of Two Rocks" exercise illustrates how differing motivations and beliefs about new technologies can affect the decisions…
Descriptors: Program Administration, Productivity, Business Administration Education, Business Administration
Kriegel, Otis – ASCD, 2016
Packed with ideas for both new and veteran teachers of K-8 students, this book touches on a variety of topics that are especially relevant to the first week of school. The author provides critical information that includes arranging and navigating the classroom, setting basic expectations, communicating routines, and understanding your students'…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2
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Chow, Jason C.; Gilmour, Allison F. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2016
Group contingencies are a positive, proactive classroom management technique that works well as Tier 1 of a multi-tiered system of behavior support. These programs are adaptable to student and classroom needs and work well to support the behavior of students with disabilities in general education classrooms. Off-the-shelf programs exist, but…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Student Behavior, Inclusion, Academic Accommodations (Disabilities)
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Bondy, Jennifer M.; Pennington, Lisa K. – Social Studies, 2016
This article aims to broaden the ways we conceptualize citizenship and implement citizenship education in social studies. To do so, the authors explore media texts as a curricular and pedagogical site for teaching lessons about citizenship. Specifically, the authors investigate how media drafts the boundaries of citizenship for Latin@ youth, and…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Citizenship Education, Social Media, Mass Media Use
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Fuentes, Sarah Quebec; Quebec, Rachael – Teaching Children Mathematics, 2016
"Ensuring Mathematical Success for All" (NCTM 2010) outlines eight teaching practices for effective teaching and learning of mathematics. One of the teaching practices, building procedural fluency from conceptual understanding, states the following: Effective teaching of mathematics builds fluency with procedures on a foundation of…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Educational Practices, Mathematical Concepts
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Wynkoop, Kaylee Stahr – Intervention in School and Clinic, 2016
The video modeling (VM) teaching strategy is one in which a student watches a video of someone performing a specific behavior, skill, or task and is then expected to complete the behavior, skill, or task. This column discusses the variety of ways in which VM has been documented within the literature and supports teacher interest in the strategy by…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Curriculum Implementation, Guidelines, Teaching Methods
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Ashbrook, Peggy – Science and Children, 2016
By developing a relationship of trust and respect with children, educators create a classroom culture that supports questioning. One strategy to extend children's thinking is to provide unfamiliar materials to provoke questioning. This column discusses resources and science topics related to students in grades preK to 2. This month's column…
Descriptors: Questioning Techniques, Classroom Communication, Classroom Techniques, Early Childhood Education
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Intili, Amanda; Pembleton, Matthew; LaJevic, Lisa – Art Education, 2015
Art educators are concerned with exposing their students to contemporary art making practices. They aim to create fresh lessons that expand their understandings of art in today's world while highlighting the importance of imagination. With a personal interest in performance and street art (art forms that have gained popularity in recent years),…
Descriptors: Art Education, Imagination, Lesson Plans, Creative Teaching
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Thomas, Jonathan; Fisher, Molly H.; Jong, Cindy; Schack, Edna O.; Krause, Lisa R.; Kasten, Sarah – Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 2015
In the buzzing activity of the mathematics classroom, teaching in a way that effectively responds to and furthers students' thinking can be quite challenging. Given that teachers' instructional decisions will directly influence students' learning, it is extremely important to develop the sorts of practices that lead to productive in-the-moment…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Teaching Methods, Teaching Skills, Classroom Techniques
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Miranda, Rommel J.; Hermann, Ronald S. – Science and Children, 2015
Any assessment activity can help student learning if it provides information that both teachers and students can use as feedback in assessing themselves. However, such assessment only becomes "formative" assessment when teachers actually use the feedback to adapt their teaching to meet the learning needs of students. This column provides…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Feedback (Response), Summative Evaluation, Science Instruction
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Webel, Corey; Otten, Samuel – Mathematics Teacher, 2015
In October 2014, an interesting new app became freely available in the Apple Store®. It is called PhotoMath®: (1) Hold a phone or tablet up to a mathematics problem in a textbook; (2) The app shows the answer to the problem; and (3) Select Steps to see the step-by-step process for getting from the problem to the solution. The app works for simple…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Computer Software, Computer Oriented Programs, Handheld Devices
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Pagnotti, John; Russell, William B., III – Social Studies, 2015
The purpose of this article is to empower those interested in teaching students powerful and engaging social studies. Through the lens of Supreme Court simulations, this article provides educators with a viable, classroom-tested lesson plan to bring Problem-Based Learning into their classrooms. The specific aim of the lesson is to provide students…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Civics, Simulation, Court Litigation
Heritage, Margaret; Jones, Barbara; Tobiason, Glory; Chang, Sandy; Herman, Joan – Center on Standards and Assessments Implementation, 2015
This publication provides a framework, the Fundamentals of Learning (FOL), to assist teachers in transitioning to the classroom practices called for in the College- and Career-Ready Standards (CCRS). The content of this resource is drawn from leading theory and research about learning and assessment and from an examination of the Common Core State…
Descriptors: Fundamental Concepts, Career Readiness, College Readiness, Educational Resources
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Bianco, Andrew S. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2014
All technology educators have favorite lessons and projects that they most desire to teach. Many teachers might ask why teach robotics when there are many other concepts to cover with the students? The answer to this question is to engage students in science, technology, engineering, and math (commonly referred to as STEM) concepts. In order for…
Descriptors: Robotics, Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Technology Education
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Buelin-Biesecker, Jennifer – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2014
The average American produces around 1,600 pounds of garbage every year, and it is estimated that 50 percent of that waste is material that could be composted (Clean Air Council, 2012). Instead, most is sent to landfills and incinerators. In technology and engineering education, a great deal of time is spent in talking, teaching, and thinking…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Technology Education, Engineering Technology, Classroom Environment
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