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Hanrahan, Stephanie J.; Pedro, Rachel A. – Asia-Pacific Journal of Health, Sport and Physical Education, 2017
The purpose of this study was to determine students' perceptions of team-building activities within a university Latin dance course. Students (N = 30) completed an evaluation of the team-building activities and wrote reflective essays about their experiences in the course. The course consisted of twenty 90-minute classes. In the third class…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Teamwork, Reflection, Essays
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Keene, Michael A. – Management Teaching Review, 2017
The management of product development teams is a challenging task, especially when success hinges on the ability to guide technical and nontechnical personnel through an effective decision-making process. The "Tale of Two Rocks" exercise illustrates how differing motivations and beliefs about new technologies can affect the decisions…
Descriptors: Program Administration, Productivity, Business Administration Education, Business Administration
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Colantonio, Arturo; Galano, Silvia; Leccia, Silvio; Puddu, Emanuella; Testa, Italo – Physics Education, 2017
In this paper, we present a teaching module about stellar structure, functioning and evolution. Drawing from literature in astronomy education, we designed the activities around three key ideas: spectral analysis, mechanical and thermal equilibrium, energy and nuclear reactions. The module is divided into four phases, in which the key ideas for…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Units of Study, Astronomy, Science Activities
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Mendez, Linda M. Raffaele; Pelzmann, Catherine A.; Frank, Michael J. – Reading & Writing Quarterly, 2016
In this study, we piloted a Tier 2 intervention designed to improve reading skills among struggling early readers using an intervention that included SRA Reading Mastery, listening-while-reading activities, strategies to increase motivation and engagement in reading, and parent involvement in reading homework. The study included 6 students in…
Descriptors: Intervention, Reading Programs, Reading Instruction, Grade 1
Ferry, Lisa Marie – Online Submission, 2016
The purpose of this action research study is to help students alleviate their anxiety and stress symptoms using activities based on Olivia Gude's postmodern principles. The activities included are the participants own take-along visual art journal kit and classroom projects. Professional learning outcomes include the knowledge to equip teachers…
Descriptors: Action Research, Anxiety, Stress Management, Postmodernism
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Stout, David E. – Accounting Education, 2014
This educational case, in two parts (A and B), requires students to assume the role of a business consultant and to use Excel to develop a profit-planning or a cost-volume-profit (CVP) model for a package-delivery company opportunity currently being evaluated by a client. The name of the proposed business is Pack-and-Go, which would provide an…
Descriptors: Accounting, Computer Software, Consultants, Costs
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Açikalin, Mehmet – Journal of Social Science Education, 2014
This article provides an example of a social studies lesson from Turkish educational context in order to facilitate comparison with examples of social studies lessons from other parts of the world. This lesson was recorded in a 7th grade class at a middle school in one of the metropolitan neighborhoods in Istanbul. According to the current…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Studies, Civil Rights, Comparative Education
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Turner, Martin; Baskerville, Rachel – Accounting Education, 2013
This study examines how to support accounting students to experience deep learning. A sample of 81 students in a third-year undergraduate accounting course was studied employing a phenomenographic research approach, using ten assessed learning tasks for each student (as well as a focus group and student surveys) to measure their experience of how…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Learner Engagement, Constructivism (Learning), Critical Thinking
Saddler, Bruce – Guilford Publications, 2012
This practical book provides explicit directions for teaching sentence-level skills to students who have difficulties in this area. The author explains the key role of sentence combining in the writing process and presents effective techniques for instruction and assessment. Numerous sample lessons, practice activities, planning tips, and…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Questionnaires, Writing Processes, Teaching Guides
Dunlap, Glen; Iovannone, Rose; Kincaid, Donald; Wilson, Kelly; Christiansen, Kathy; Strain, Phillip; English, Carie – Brookes Publishing Company, 2010
Solve serious behavior challenges in K-8 classrooms with this easy-to-use book, the first practical guide to the research-proven Prevent-Teach-Reinforce (PTR) model. Developed by some of the most respected authorities on positive behavior support, this innovative model gives school-based teams a five-step plan for reducing problems unresolved by…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Prosocial Behavior, Functional Behavioral Assessment, Communication Skills
Rimbey, Kimberly – Actuarial Foundation, 2008
Created by teachers for teachers, the Math Academy tools and activities included in this booklet were designed to create hands-on activities and a fun learning environment for the teaching of mathematics to the students. This booklet contains the "Math Academy--Play Ball! Explorations in Data Analysis & Statistics," which teachers can use to…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Middle School Students, Elementary School Students, Athletics
Rimbey, Kimberly – Actuarial Foundation, 2007
Created by teachers for teachers, the Math Academy tools and activities included in this booklet were designed to create hands-on activities and a fun learning environment for the teaching of mathematics to students. This booklet contains the "Math Academy--Can You See It in Nature? Explorations in Patterns & Functions," which a teacher can use to…
Descriptors: State Standards, Geometric Concepts, Mathematics Instruction, Physical Environment
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Agnello, Mary Frances – Social Studies, 2007
The author and preservice teachers in a postbaccalaureate Issues and Reform in Secondary Education course engaged Ernest Stringer's (2004) model of action research to develop generative curricula. They adhered to Walter C. Parker's (1991, 2006) vision of public formation and essential social studies teaching and used student-centered teaching…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Education Courses, Preservice Teachers, Public School Teachers
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Zhang, Shuangyue; Merolla, Andy J. – Communication Teacher, 2007
One of the major purposes of many intercultural communication textbooks is to help students recognize, accept, and appreciate cultural differences. However, one often lacks the necessary motivation to get to know and learn about individuals of a different cultural heritage. Thus, misunderstanding, stereotyping, prejudice, or even racism may…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Communication, Intercultural Communication, Friendship, Cultural Differences
Devaney, Elizabeth; O'Brien, Mary Utne; Resnik, Hank; Keister, Susan; Weissberg, Roger P. – Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (NJ3), 2006
Following up on the SEL program guide, "Safe and Sound: An Educational Leader's Guide to Evidence-Based Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Programs," this latest tool for front-line educators provides answers to questions frequently asked by educators, such as, "Now that I have selected a good program, how do I integrate it with the rest of what…
Descriptors: Program Guides, Program Effectiveness, Program Content, Organizational Change
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