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Chow, Lee-Tat; Yang, Peidong – International Studies in Sociology of Education, 2019
In this article, the reviewers, Lee-Tat Chow and Peidong Yang compare and contrast "Desiring TESOL and international education," by Raqib Chowdhury and Phan Le-Ha, London, Multilingual Matters, 2014, 288 pp., £29.95 (paperback) ISBN 978-1-783-09147-8 with "Transnational education crossing 'Asia' and 'the West'," by Phan LeHa,…
Descriptors: International Education, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Jain, Dipika; Chakraborty, Pinaki; Chakraverty, Shampa – Journal of Educational Technology Systems, 2018
Smartphone apps have lately emerged as a potent instructional aid for teaching engineering courses. Teaching engineering courses often involve explaining complex problems that require creative solutions to students who are typically tech-savvy. This article reviews 10 smartphone apps that have been developed to teach engineering courses. The apps…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Telecommunications, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Tippelt, Rudolf – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2017
In this review, Rudolf Tippelt focuses on two central comparative educational publications that compare the English and German education systems under specific historical perspectives: (1) Lenhart V, "Die erste Schrift zur vergleichenden Erziehungswissenschaft"/"The First Treatise in Comparative Education." Fredericus Augustus…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Research, Educational History, Teaching Methods
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Bradley, Deborah – Action, Criticism, and Theory for Music Education, 2017
This review of Randall Everett Allsup's book, "Remixing the Classroom: Toward an Open Philosophy of Music Education" (Allsup 2016) deconstructs some of the characteristics of postmodernism found within the text, critiquing Allsup's use of anecdotes to set up the argument for an open philosophy of music education as an approach that…
Descriptors: Fear, Music Education, Educational Philosophy, Postmodernism
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Radloff, Jeffrey – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2016
In this paper, I present a critical review of the recent book, "On Teaching the Nature of Science: Perspectives and Resources," written by Douglas Allchin (2013). This publication presents an in-depth examination of the nature of science construct, as well as instruction for educators about how to teach it effectively utilizing…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Scientific Principles, Teaching Methods, Case Studies
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Nurenberg, David – High School Journal, 2016
Paul Jablon's "The Synergy of Inquiry" (2014) is well-timed. The 2014 deadline set by No Child Left Behind (NCLB, 2002) for universal student proficiency has come and gone, and according to the National Assessment of Educational Progress, "proficiency rates last year were below 50 percent for nearly every racial and ethnic group, in…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Figurative Language, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation
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Spencer, Leland G. – Feminist Teacher: A Journal of the Practices, Theories, and Scholarship of Feminist Teaching, 2015
Herein, Leland Spencer provides a review of four book selections while reflecting on paradoxes regularly faced by feminist teachers (and scholars, activists, and thinkers). The books include: (1) Bradley, Harriet. "Gender." Cambridge: Polity, 2012. Print; (2) Murphy, Michael J., and Elizabeth N. Ribarsky, eds. "Activities for…
Descriptors: Book Reviews, Gender Issues, Sexuality, Class Activities
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Graves, Julie – Journal of LGBT Youth, 2010
Ressler's "Dramatic Changes" is a powerful guide for anyone brave enough to create a space for young people to discuss sexual orientation and gender identity. Her accessible style and tangible suggestions describe a creative and educationally sound approach to supporting youth in thoughtfully wrestling with one of the most controversial social…
Descriptors: Controversial Issues (Course Content), Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, Youth
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Asher, Nina – Curriculum Inquiry, 2009
This article presents a review of five chapters in "Part III, Section F: Inquiring into Curriculum" of "The SAGE Handbook of Curriculum and Instruction" (F. M. Connelly, M. F. He, J. I. Phillion, Eds.; Sage Publications, 2008). These chapters ["Part III: Curriculum in Theory. Introductory Essay" (William H. Schubert. pp. 391-398); "Curriculum…
Descriptors: Curriculum Research, Research Methodology, Teaching Methods, Educational History
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Science Activities: Classroom Projects and Curriculum Ideas, 2007
This article describes 6 aids for science instruction, including (1) the use of fudge to represent lava; (2) the "Living by Chemistry" program, designed to make high school chemistry more accessible to a diverse pool of students without sacrificing content; (3) NOAA and NSTA's online coral reef teaching tool, a new web-based "science toolbox" for…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Science Instruction, Science Activities, Teaching Methods
Costley, Kevin C. – Online Submission, 2006
In the book, "How Children Fail", John Holt simply but honestly records classroom interactions in a refreshing, realistic and humorous style of delivery. Many of Holt's real stories have to do with teachers often falling into the trap of asking students questions and looking only for "right answers." Holt's main thrust is child failure in a…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Academic Failure, Teaching Methods, Learning Motivation
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Teachers College Record, 2006
Books reviewed: "Teaching Toward Freedom: Moral Commitment and Ethical Action in the Classroom" by William Ayers and "Pedagogy of Indignation" by Paulo Freire.
Descriptors: Ethics, Book Reviews, Teaching Methods, Moral Values
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Mathis, Janelle – Journal of Children's Literature, 2006
The three books reviewed in this article represent the continuous effort to make visible the significant bridge between theory and practice in the fields of literacy and children's literature. While the authors maintain distinct purposes for their creations, the texts each speak to a strong theoretical support for the practices they describe. The…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Childrens Literature, College Students, Elementary School Students
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Koszalka, Tiffany A.; Spector, J. Michael – Evaluation and Program Planning, 2003
Reviews two books that are representative of the substantive books aimed at those who wish to design effective distance learning. Together these books provide a reasonably complete perspective on how to design effective distance learning. They have many strengths, and few weaknesses. (SLD)
Descriptors: Distance Education, Higher Education, Instructional Design, Teaching Methods
Cooney, Thomas J. – Education Statistics Quarterly, 2003
The report on the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) Video Study of mathematics teaching demonstrates the complexity of teaching as it provides lessons about conservatism and the role of reform in mathematics teaching. (SLD)
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Foreign Countries, Grade 8, Junior High School Students
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