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Spears, Janine L. – Journal of Information Systems Education, 2018
Students need real-world experience. Industry needs graduating students entering the workforce to be skilled in relevant subject matter, critical thinking, and communication skills. Community-based nonprofit organizations, as well as small businesses, need help in building organizational capacity. Instructors also benefit from periodic observation…
Descriptors: Information Security, Service Learning, Relevance (Education), Capacity Building
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Reinhardt, Martin – Cogent Education, 2017
In 2016, Dr. Martin Reinhardt and Dr. Jioanna Carjuzaa produced a series of three webinars concerning Indigenous language immersion programs. The first webinar focused on broad curriculum development ideas including core relationships, guidelines and principles for effective pedagogy, and models. The second webinar focused on the elements of…
Descriptors: Immersion Programs, Language Maintenance, Indigenous Populations, Seminars
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Goldstein-Schultz, Martha – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2016
The concept of gender stereotypes permeates the lives of youth in the United States. This article provides background information and rationale for incorporating gender stereotype analysis into family and consumer sciences (FCS) coursework. The critical analysis of gender stereotypes includes numerous activities and assessments that encourage…
Descriptors: Gender Issues, Sex Fairness, Stereotypes, Consumer Education
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Archbald, Doug – International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation, 2016
Objective of the Case--There is a large volume of theoretical and "how to" literature on professional learning communities (PLCs), but little documenting the challenges of implementation and even less on the challenges of system-wide implementation of PLCs. This case is about the role of the central office in initiating and supporting…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, School Districts, Communities of Practice, Central Office Administrators
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Eldridge, Daniel S. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2015
There is an increasing focus across all educational sectors to ensure that learning objectives are aligned with learning activities and assessments. An attractive approach previously published is that of curriculum alignment projects. This paper discusses the use of the fun and famous "Elephant's Toothpaste" experiment as a customizable…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Alignment (Education), Science Projects, Learning Activities
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Flores, Ángel Homero; Gómez, Adriana; Chávez, Xochitl – International Journal for Technology in Mathematics Education, 2015
Using Mathematical Modelling has become a useful tool in teaching-learning mathematics at all levels. This is so because mathematical objects are seen from their very applications, giving them meaning from the beginning. In this paper we present some details on the development of a teacher's training course called Modelling in the Teaching of…
Descriptors: Mathematical Models, Mathematics Instruction, Secondary School Teachers, Calculators
Lieberman, Gerald A. – Harvard Education Press, 2013
In this timely book, curriculum expert Gerald A. Lieberman provides an innovative guide to creating and implementing a new type of environmental education that combines standards-based lessons on English language arts, math, history, and science with community investigations and service learning projects. By connecting academic content with local…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Language Arts, History Instruction, English Instruction
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Babb, Jeffry S., Jr.; Abdullat, Amjad – Information Systems Education Journal, 2012
Disruptive technologies, such as mobile applications development, will always present a dilemma for Information Systems educators as dominant paradigms in our environment will tend to favor the existing sustaining technologies that we have become known for in our discipline. In light of this friction, we share our approach in investigating and…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Software, Curriculum Development
Smilkstein, Rita – Corwin, 2011
This updated edition of the bestselling book on the brain's natural learning process brings new research results and applications in a power-packed teacher tool kit. Rita Smilkstein shows teachers how to create and deliver curricula that help students become the motivated, successful, and natural learners they were born to be. Updated features…
Descriptors: Test Preparation, Curriculum Development, Brain, Creative Thinking
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Herz, Lori; Russo, M. Jean; Ou-Yang, H. Daniel; El-Aasser, Mohamed; Jagota, Anand; Tatic-Lucic, Svetlana; Ochs, John – Advances in Engineering Education, 2011
The undergraduate Bioengineering Program at Lehigh University was established as part of the university's Bioscience and Biotechnology Initiative with support from the National Science Foundation through a grant from its Division of Engineering Education and Centers (EEC). The objective here is to describe the program development and…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Engineering Education, Biotechnology, Program Descriptions
McKinley, Johnnie H. – ASCD, 2010
While there are theories about how to close the achievement gap between black students and their white peers, what you need is the real low-down from frontline educators who know what works. Here's a book that gives you that plus a whole-school plan for raising the achievement of these chronically underserved students. Drawing from her work with…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Classroom Techniques, Group Instruction, Instructional Design
National Science Resources Center, 2010
In 1985, the leaders of the Smithsonian Institution and the National Academies established the National Science Resources Center (NSRC) to address the critical problem identified by the "A Nation at Risk" report. Through its Curriculum Development Center and in partnership with its publisher, Carolina Biological Supply Company, the NSRC developed…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Middle Schools, Science Education, Science Curriculum
Clayton, Marla; Hagan, Jill; Ho, Pier Sun; Hudis, Paula M. – ConnectEd: The California Center for College and Career, 2010
The term "integrated curriculum" has many different, sometimes conflicting, meanings to educators. In this manual, integrated curriculum refers to the materials and pedagogical strategies used by "multidisciplinary" teams of teachers to organize their instruction so that students are encouraged to make meaningful connections…
Descriptors: Integrated Curriculum, Curriculum Development, Physical Education, Evaluation Criteria
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Wilson, Courtney R.; Murphy, James; Trautmann, Nancy M.; Makinster, James G. – American Biology Teacher, 2009
As part of a curriculum development project entitled Crossing Boundaries, these authors designed an inquiry-based activity that introduces students to landscape change and potential impacts on associated biological communities. Using pairs of current and historical satellite images, students explore landscape change in a variety of U.S. and…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Change Agents, Biodiversity, Science Teachers
Leiding, Darlene – Principal Leadership, 2007
For students to achieve, they must be respected in their schools and visible in their curricula. A curriculum that respects and incorporates culture helps students develop the ability to make reflective personal and public decisions. The curriculum should be conceptual and interdisciplinary and should be based on higher levels of knowledge. Its…
Descriptors: Teachers, Knowledge Level, History, Multicultural Education
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