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Rosado, Nayibe; Caro, Keiby G. – English Language Teaching, 2018
It has been commonly reported by teachers and learners the strong and positive relationship between lexis and reading comprehension. This claim has been usually grounded on experience. In consequence, this paper attempts to find research-based evidence to support the connection between lexis and reading comprehension. To do this, a review of 128…
Descriptors: Correlation, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Native Language
Campbell, Coral, Ed.; Jobling, Wendy, Ed.; Howitt, Christine, Ed. – Cambridge University Press, 2018
Science education is crucial to young children's discovery and understanding of the world around them. This third edition of Science in Early Childhood has been substantially updated to include the most current research, bringing together an author team of respected science education researchers from across Australia. New chapters address changing…
Descriptors: Science Education, Early Childhood Education, STEM Education, Culturally Relevant Education
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Newman, Tarkington J.; Kim, Melissa; Tucker, Anita R.; Alvarez, M. Antonio G. – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2018
Background: Participation in youth sport is often associated with a variety of positive development outcomes. In order to effectively utilize sport as a context of learning and development, the sport must be intentionally designed and programed. One often-used approach is known as sport-based positive youth development (PYD). Recently, to further…
Descriptors: Adventure Education, Youth Programs, Experiential Learning, Physical Education
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Lehtinen, Erno; Hannula-Sormunen, Minna; McMullen, Jake; Gruber, Hans – ZDM: The International Journal on Mathematics Education, 2017
Contemporary theories of expertise development highlight the crucial role of deliberate practice in the development of high level performance. Deliberate practice is practice that intentionally aims at improving one's skills and competencies. It is not a mechanical or repetitive process of making performance more fluid. Instead, it involves a…
Descriptors: Mathematics Skills, Drills (Practice), Educational Practices, Mathematics Activities
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Arduser, Lora – Business and Professional Communication Quarterly, 2016
Business communication evolves and adapts to suit the times, and today's workplace documents are increasingly multimodal. Therefore, business and professional communication specialists need to adapt to a new media workplace ecology--one that requires proficiencies with technologies such as video production, digital animation, and sound. Business…
Descriptors: Business Communication, Business Skills, Case Studies, Teaching Methods
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Averianova, Irina – Research-publishing.net, 2015
Language competence in various communicative activities in L2 largely depends on the learners' size of vocabulary. The target vocabulary of adult L2 learners should be between 2,000 high frequency words (a critical threshold) and 10,000 word families (for comprehension of university texts). For a TOEIC test, the threshold is estimated to be…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Second Language Instruction, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Technology
Jones, Barbara; Chang, Sandy; Heritage, Margaret; Tobiason, Glory; Herman, Joan – Center on Standards and Assessments Implementation, 2015
This resource is part of a series produced by the Center for Standards and Assessment Implementation (CSAI) to assist teachers and those who support teachers to plan teaching and learning from College and Career Ready Standards (CCRS) for all students, including students with disabilities, English learners, academically at-risk students, students…
Descriptors: Educational Resources, Career Readiness, College Readiness, Gifted Disadvantaged
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Malott, Krista M.; Hall, K. Hridaya; Sheely-Moore, Angela; Krell, Megan M.; Cardaciotto, LeeAnn – Counselor Education and Supervision, 2014
The authors examined best practices in university-level teaching, as premised on the evidence-based teaching (EBT) literature found in fields external to counselor education. Findings were reported in relation to 3 areas: developing an effective learning environment, structuring intentional learning experiences, and assessing teaching…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Teaching Methods, Counselor Training, Best Practices
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Jung, Myoungwhon; Conderman, Gregory – Childhood Education, 2013
Studies and discussions around "good teaching practices" have often identified intentionality as the chief characteristic of outstanding teachers. Intentional teachers are identified as maintaining the habit of informed reflection as they plan, teach, reflect on, and revise the effectiveness of their practices. Intentional teaching strategies are…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Mathematics Instruction, Intentional Learning, Mathematical Concepts
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Cobb, Paul; Jackson, Kara – Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2012
In this article we describe and illustrate an analytical perspective in which educational policies are viewed as designs for supporting learning. From the learning design perspective, a policy comprises 3 components that we term the what, how, and "why of policy": the goals for the learning of members of the group targeted by the policy, the…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Intentional Learning, Educational Policy, Policy Analysis
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Kaback, Suzanne – AILACTE Journal, 2012
Supporting the reading development of college students is the responsibility of all professors. As experts in the field, with experience navigating and interpreting readings in a particular discipline, professors are obligated to think of themselves as master artisans apprenticing their students to the craft of reading. Texts in all subject areas…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Intentional Learning, Content Area Reading, Reading Habits
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Hackling, Mark; Barratt-Pugh, Caroline – Teaching Science, 2012
Australia's Early Years Learning Framework and leading international researchers argue for more intentional and purposeful teaching of science in the early years. This case study of exemplary practice illustrates intentional teaching of science materials which opened-up learning opportunities in literacy and number. Student-led hands-on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Science Instruction, Peer Teaching
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Chen, Chia-Chen; Huang, Tien-Chi – Computers & Education, 2012
Context-awareness techniques can support learners in learning without time or location constraints by using mobile devices and associated learning activities in a real learning environment. Enrichment of context-aware technologies has enabled students to learn in an environment that integrates learning resources from both the real world and the…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Museums, Foreign Countries, Educational Environment
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Charalabopoulou, Frieda; Gavrilidou, Maria; Kokkinakis, Sofie Johansson; Volodina, Elena – Research-publishing.net, 2012
Lexical competence constitutes a crucial aspect in L2 learning, since building a rich repository of words is considered indispensable for successful communication. CALL practitioners have experimented with various kinds of computer-mediated glosses to facilitate L2 vocabulary building in the context of incidental vocabulary learning. Intentional…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Vocabulary Development, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Sato, Takeshi; Suzuki, Akio – Research-publishing.net, 2012
The aim of this study is to optimize CALL environments as a learning tool rather than a gloss, focusing on the learning of polysemous words which refer to spatial relationship between objects. A lot of research has already been conducted to examine the efficacy of visual glosses while reading L2 texts and has reported that visual glosses can be…
Descriptors: Visual Aids, Reading Comprehension, Vocabulary Development, Intentional Learning
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