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Morgan, Ilana – Journal of Dance Education, 2018
This article presents a guiding framework for K-12 arts education. The framework lists four goals for arts education and outlines six areas of teaching practices to support these goals. This framework is presented adjacent to specific political moments, executive orders, and movements from the 2017-2018 political landscape in the United States,…
Descriptors: Art Education, Dance Education, Citizenship Education, Social Justice
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Tretter, Thomas R.; Thornburgh, William R.; Duckwall, Mark – Science and Children, 2016
Supporting elementary student understandings of ideas related to Earth's Place in the Universe (ESS1) can be challenging, especially given the large time and distance scales involved with many of the concepts. However, with effective use of crosscutting concepts and science and engineering practices, important concepts within this content domain…
Descriptors: Astronomy, Space Sciences, Elementary School Students, Scientific Concepts
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O'Keeffe, Suzanne B.; Medina, Catherine M. – American Secondary Education, 2016
This article examines instructional strategies that middle school educators can use in inclusive settings in order to support the unique needs of culturally and linguistically diverse exceptional (CLDE) students. These nine strategies are appropriate for both typical and atypical learners in a whole group setting, but they are particularly useful…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Change Strategies, Teaching Methods, Inclusion
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Hurdle, Zach; Warshauer, Max; White, Alex – Mathematics Teacher, 2016
The desire to persuade students to avoid strictly memorizing formulas is a recurring theme throughout discussions of curriculum and problem solving. In combinatorics, a branch of discrete mathematics, problems can be easy to write--identify a few categories, add a few restrictions, specify an outcome--yet extremely challenging to solve. A lesson…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Activities, Mathematical Formulas, Computation
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Hallman-Thrasher, Allyson; Litchfield, Erin T.; Dael, Kevin E. – Mathematics Teacher, 2016
Matrices occupy an awkward spot in a typical algebra 2 textbook: sandwiched between solving linear systems and solving quadratics. Even teachers who do not base their course timeline and pacing on the class textbook may find a disconnect between how matrices are taught (procedurally) and how other topics are taught (conceptually or with real-world…
Descriptors: Multiplication, Algebra, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Kazemi, Elham; Gibbons, Lynsey K.; Lomax, Kendra; Franke, Megan L. – Teaching Children Mathematics, 2016
Eliciting, responding to, and advancing students' mathematical thinking all lie at the heart of great teaching. In this article, the authors describe a formative assessment approach that teachers can use to learn more about their students' mathematical thinking and inform their instructional decisions. This assessment approach draws on a widely…
Descriptors: Mathematical Aptitude, Formative Evaluation, Instructional Effectiveness, Instructional Improvement
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Lowry, Deborah – Teaching Sociology, 2016
What should activist-scholars teach in the social problems classroom? In this conversation, I challenge the assertion that advancing a sociology of social problems is an overly academic enterprise of little use to students and other publics. I introduce the potential of a pedagogical framework for promoting social problems literacy: a set of…
Descriptors: Activism, Scholarship, Social Problems, Citizen Participation
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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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Maich, Kimberly; Hall, Carmen – Intervention in School and Clinic, 2016
This column provides practical suggestions to help guide teachers in utilizing classroom sets of iPads. Following a brief introduction to tablet technology in inclusive classrooms and the origin of these recommendations from a case study focus group, important elements of setting up classroom iPad use, from finding funding to teaching apps, are…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Program Implementation, Handheld Devices, Classroom Environment
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El-Sherif, Jennifer L. – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2016
Many physical educators have limited dance experience and may lack the skills, knowledge and confidence to teach dance in their school programs. Yet, including dance units in physical education curriculums can provide positive experiences for students who may not enjoy traditional instruction. This article provides step-by-step instructions for…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Dance Education, Dance, Teaching Methods
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Linabary, Jasmine R.; Long, Ziyu; Mouton, Ashton; Rao, Ranjani L.; Buzzanell, Patrice M. – Communication Teacher, 2016
Systems theory has been a staple in organizational communication textbooks since the field's inception (Miller, 2015; Poole, 2014). Nevertheless, the authors' classroom experiences have revealed that systems theory may not seem applicable to students due to its complicated nature. While examples and cases can help students make sense of the…
Descriptors: Organizational Communication, Teaching Methods, Systems Approach, Learning Activities
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Troncale, Jennifer M. – Science and Children, 2016
Reading and writing are essential skills that students use as they learn science. For students to attain scientific literacy, they must create meaningful lessons capitalizing on curiosity and natural wonders about the world, through which students speak, read, and write about their science experiences. The inquiry-based lesson described in this…
Descriptors: Scientific Literacy, Science Education, Scientific Concepts, Lesson Plans
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Ashbrook, Peggy – Science and Children, 2016
This column discusses resources and science topics related to students in grades preK to 2. Articles and lesson ideas for science learning often suggest that teachers have children "document" their observations, but these resources may not offer guidance on "why" teachers should help children document their work,…
Descriptors: Documentation, Science Instruction, Early Childhood Education, Story Telling
Mancevice, Nicole; Herman, Joan L. – Center on Standards and Assessments Implementation, 2016
College and Career Ready Standards (CCRS) set the expectation that students will be able to navigate multiple texts, evaluate the claims that authors make, notice and account for any conflicting points of view, and synthesize information as they develop an understanding of a concept or event. CCRS establish these learning expectations, but they do…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Content Area Reading, Lesson Plans, Teaching Guides
Neri, Rebecca; Lozano, Maritza; Chang, Sandy; Herman, Joan – Center on Standards and Assessments Implementation, 2016
New college and career ready standards (CCRS) have established more rigorous expectations of learning for all learners, including English learner (EL) students, than what was expected in previous standards. A common feature in these new content-area standards, such as the Common Core State Standards in English language arts and mathematics and the…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Career Readiness, College Readiness, Educational Principles
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