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Lindholm, Tuula; Myles, Johanne Mednick – TESOL Press, 2019
Teachers are cultural informants. The resources teachers use and their interactions with students convey meanings that are both linguistic and cultural. It is important for ESOL teachers to guide students toward integrated intercultural/language learning that will carry them through diverse life experiences. This book goes beyond theoretical…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Computer Mediated Communication
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Wettlaufer, Jacqueline R. A.; Sider, Steve R. – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2019
In this case, a high school vice-principal encounters tension and anger when she rewrites a staff member's report card comments without his knowledge. The case narrative examines the conflict that arises when, under time constraints and pressures to produce student reports, the vice-principal acts on a decision she believes is ethically correct…
Descriptors: Trust (Psychology), Instructional Leadership, Educational Improvement, Assistant Principals
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Lynch, Sararose D.; Hunt, Jessica H.; Lewis, Katherine E. – Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 2018
This article demonstrates how to consider differentiating instruction for diverse learners while maintaining the cognitive demand of a mathematics task. The authors present scenarios involving hypothetical cases of students in inclusive classrooms who engaged in productive struggle within the differentiated task. The authors specifically focus on…
Descriptors: Secondary School Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Individualized Instruction, Student Needs
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Wilkinson, Deborah; Kinouty, Mary – Primary Science, 2018
The "Mary Rose" was King Henry VIII's favourite battleship, which sank in the Battle of the Solent on 19 July 1545. She was raised in 1982 and brought back to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard where she is now housed in a multiaward-winning museum. The purpose-built Stavros Niarchos Foundation Learning Centre includes a teaching laboratory…
Descriptors: Hands on Science, STEM Education, Elementary School Science, Elementary School Students
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Hanson, Amber Hall; Barney, David – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2018
Physical educators are constantly looking for new ideas and activities that will quickly grab the interest of their students. 9 Square in the Air is a game that does just this. The game was developed as a way to integrate students who enjoy volleyball and those who like Four Square. 9 Square in the Air provides the opportunity for students to use…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Learning Activities, Student Motivation, Games
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Field, Patrick R.; Logan, Kelsey L. – Journal of College Science Teaching, 2018
The Game Changer is an interrupted case study that traces the football career of Anthony "Tony Tonka Truck" Williams and the types of brain trauma that he suffers from playing football, from junior league level through high school, college, and his draft into the pros. To be successful during this case, readers will have to be familiar…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Athletics, Team Sports, Brain
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McDonald, Teena – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2018
This case study is designed for aspiring principal and superintendent leadership candidates who are studying transitions, change theory in organizations, or board/superintendent relations. It examines the arduous process of closing a school and making huge cuts in a small district because of declining enrollment and expenditures that far…
Descriptors: School Closing, Case Studies, Superintendents, Principals
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Hayden Williams, Ashley; Egbert, Stella; Coronado, Richard – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2018
This case study is a combination of real-life events that describe the complexity of dual roles within a small school. The administrators in this case have to determine the consequences in response to a student's misbehavior, who happens to be the godchild of the superintendent and the daughter of a middle school principal. The child's high school…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Small Schools, Case Method (Teaching Technique), Student Behavior
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Lochmiller, Chad R. – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2018
This case positions the reader as the superintendent of Jefferson City Public Schools (pseudonym). Like many urban school districts in the United States, Jefferson City faces a complex milieu of fiscal challenges attributed to inadequate state funding and declining student enrollment. Within this case, the superintendent must address the failing…
Descriptors: Elementary Schools, Superintendents, Public Schools, Declining Enrollment
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Asakura, Kenta; Bogo, Marion; Good, Bethany; Power, Roxanne – Journal of Social Work Education, 2018
Simulation, the use of trained actors as simulated clients, has gained empirical support as an effective teaching and assessment method in social work education. The associated costs involving the use of live simulation, however, often pose a barrier and prevent less resourced schools from implementing this pedagogical approach in the classroom.…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Counselor Client Relationship, Social Work, Video Technology
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Harris, Emily; Ballard, Heidi – Science and Children, 2018
Educators and researchers often suggest that participation in "real" science may help students "think like" or "see themselves as" scientists because students participate in and contribute to the broader scientific community. However, bringing citizen science (CS) activities into the classroom does not necessarily…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Citizen Participation, Models, Scientists
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Kemp-Graham, Kriss Y. – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2018
Nationwide, African American girls have the highest suspension rates among all racial and ethnic groups. Furthermore, they are the most severely, disproportionately affected by school discipline policies and practices when compared with other girls. This case study was developed for use in education leadership programs to critically analyze school…
Descriptors: African American Students, Females, Disproportionate Representation, Discipline Policy
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Stanley, Darrius A.; Venzant Chambers, Terah T. – Journal of Cases in Educational Leadership, 2018
Derrick Lindsey, a Black teacher at Leon Middle School, has high aspirations for his career in education and hopes to become an outstanding teacher and transformative educator. He is enthusiastic about his job and passionate about his students; however, he cannot help but notice that there are some serious inequities occurring at Leon. Of primary…
Descriptors: Middle School Teachers, Advanced Placement Programs, Case Studies, African American Teachers
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Norman, Patricia M. – Management Teaching Review, 2018
Many students ignore or underappreciate the important role that financial and accounting considerations have on the formulation and implementation of realistic and ultimately effective strategies. This article describes an exercise that helps build the ability to integrate strategic thinking with financial analysis. Its purpose is to help students…
Descriptors: Thinking Skills, Accounting, Management Development, Business Administration Education
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Popp, Jacquelynn S.; Hoard, Jodi – Reading Teacher, 2018
Sourcing involves interrogating historical documents, asking questions about their attributes to determine their relation to the historical event or time period under study. In this article, a university researcher and a sixth-grade teacher describe a set of heuristics that the teacher developed for supporting her students' sourcing of historical…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Primary Sources, Teaching Methods, Heuristics
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