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Cox, Dannon G.; Meaney, Karen S. – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2018
A physical education instructor incorporates a teaching method known as project-based learning (PBL) in his physical education curriculum. Utilizing video-production equipment to imitate the production of a televisions show, sixth-grade students attending a charter school invited college students to share their stories about physical activity and…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Teaching Methods, Student Projects, Video Technology
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Sanders-Bustle, Lynn – Art Education, 2018
In this article, Sanders-Bustle recounts what happened when university art education students created socially engaged art (SEA), "Project Unway" and "Project Unity," in the hallways of a middle school. The events represented in this article stem from activities that took place in a secondary art education curriculum course…
Descriptors: Art Education, College Students, Middle School Students, Grade 6
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Orleski, Michael – Physics Teacher, 2013
Service learning is a method of instruction where the students in a course use the course's content in a service project. The service is included as a portion of the students' course grades. During the fall semester 2010, service learning was incorporated into the Introduction to Astronomy course at Misericordia University. The class had eight…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Service Learning, Teaching Methods, Astronomy
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Klanderman, David B.; Moore, Mary Webster; Maxwell, Mandi S.; Robbert, Sharon K. – PRIMUS, 2013
We describe several service-learning initiatives implemented by the mathematics and education departments. College students with majors and minors in math and math education have helped to design and implement math events for elementary and middle school students. Formal and informal reflections on these service-related experiences have…
Descriptors: Service Learning, College Students, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Activities
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Broughton, Sally – Social Education, 2010
In the pre-Internet world of 1992, a new organization called Project Vote Smart used the highest technology available--a toll-free Voter's Research Hotline--to help voters get the facts about candidates and elected officials. Designed to give voters the tools they needed to "Vote Smart," the Hotline connected voters with questions to 50…
Descriptors: Recognition (Achievement), National Standards, Civics, Grade 6
Shimon, Jane; Gibson, Terry-Ann; Spear, Caile – American Journal of Health Education, 2009
Objectives: By participating in this Stop the Tears teaching strategy, students will be able to: (1) analyze how alcohol and drug abuse could affect their lives as well as the lives of their friends and family and, (2) create a media message, such as a poster, pamphlet, poem, or song, in which alcohol and drug prevention is advocated specific to…
Descriptors: Social Influences, Prevention, Drug Abuse, Alcohol Abuse
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Davey, Sandy; Smith, Walter S.; Merrill, Chris – Technology Teacher, 2009
Educators can connect their students internationally in meaningful activities that address multiple teaching standards that are of concern to educators, parents, and the public worldwide. In this article, the authors describe a project wherein Australian Year 7 students made an "Edible Lunar Vehicle" (ELV) together with U.S. college…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Technological Literacy, Grade 6
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Strait, Jean R. – International Journal on School Disaffection, 2008
What causes students to leave school? According to Azzam (2007), over 47% of students in the United States who drop out of school reported they did so because school was boring and irrelevant to their life situation. What can schools and teachers do to encourage students to stay in school? One possible solution may be to look at experiential…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Learning Processes, Public Speaking, Skill Development
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Elmendorf, Heidi G. – Change: The Magazine of Higher Learning, 2006
In this essay, the author describes her experience with an experiential model of learning through teaching that gives college students the opportunity to use what they learn in the college classroom to develop curricula and then teach those curricula in an elementary school. Her specific experience was with a science course for non-science majors,…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Curriculum Development, Science Curriculum, Pedagogical Content Knowledge
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Anderson, Sherry – Science Scope, 2005
With a satisfying "Whoompf!" the air cannon sends a tennis ball the length of the school gym. The successful launch is met with cheers from the science club members and their partners--college engineering students from a local university. This air cannon activity was one of many learning opportunities that grew out of a partnership…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Outreach Programs, Science Activities, College School Cooperation
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Klopfer, Lisa; Olwell, Russell B.; Hudock, Steven – Research Strategies, 2004
A librarian, a professor, and an alumnus of Eastern Michigan University (EMU) collaborated to create an innovative library learning workshop for sixth-graders and college students. Pairing sixth-graders and college students increased the motivation to learn of both groups. Participants discovered through hands-on projects that library research…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Library Research, Learning Motivation, College Students