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Phan, Huy P.; Ngu, Bing H. – Oxford University Press, 2019
"Teaching, Learning and Psychology" offers comprehensive coverage of contemporary psychological issues and new directions in education. With its focus on the non-deficit nature of human behaviours and positive psychology, the book emphasises the importance of appropriate pedagogical practices for effective learning. Comprehensive and…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Children, Adolescents, Cognitive Development
Feeney, Stephanie; Moravcik, Eva; Nolte, Sherry – Pearson, 2019
A warm and comprehensive child-centered approach to early childhood education "Who Am I in the Lives of Children? An Introduction to Early Childhood Education" reflects a practical, constructivist approach to early childhood education (birth to grade 3) and care programs that is dedicated to the development of the whole child--physical,…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Child Care, Child Development, Educational Practices
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Roupioz, Yoann – Journal of Chemical Education, 2019
A simple bioassay was designed for the detection of adenosine, a human metabolite involved in several physiological processes, on the basis of the functionalization of gold nanoparticles with DNA oligonucleotides selectively binding adenosine. The test was possible thanks to the selective and sensitive binding of adenosine by two DNA…
Descriptors: College Science, Science Instruction, Science Experiments, Metabolism
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Holliman, Andrew J.; Jones, Tim – Psychology Teaching Review, 2018
Identifying a 'promising' topic for a psychology dissertation is widely recognised as one of the most important, challenging, and stressful parts of the research process. Students are required to work in a relatively unstructured way (compared with other modules) to independently identify a topic that is not only appropriate, of personal interest,…
Descriptors: Doctoral Dissertations, Supervision, Supervisors, College Faculty
Anzelone, Caitlin; Yu, Justine; Subedi, Prabin – Administration for Children & Families, 2018
This case study is designed to be a teaching guide for graduate and undergraduate students in behavioral science courses, as well as a resource for practitioners curious about this field. It is intended to help readers practice applying a behavioral diagnosis and design methodology to a real-world challenge: increasing attendance at an…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Social Services, Attendance, Tax Credits
Concannon-Gibney, Tara – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2018
Teaching and learning literacy in the early years can be a joyful, explorative and meaningful experience. This accessible book will give teachers and practitioners the practical and theoretical skills and knowledge they require to successfully and confidently teach reading, writing and oral skills in the early years classroom. Foregrounding the…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Reading Instruction, Writing Instruction, Language Skills
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Domke, Lisa M.; Weippert, Tracy L.; Apol, Laura – Reading Teacher, 2018
When using film adaptations of children's literature, teachers often limit learning opportunities to comparisons and contrasts of film and text or use movies as rewards. To develop deeper understandings of film adaptations of literature, students must learn that film adaptations do not merely translate a text but rather reenvision it within a…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Films, Childrens Literature, Creativity
Santiago, Catherine DeCarlo; Raviv, Tali; Jaycox, Lisa H. – APA Books, 2018
School systems are pressured to raise the level of academic achievement, but children who are exposed to trauma often bring a complicated set of needs to the classroom that can impact their willingness to learn, their cognitive function, their ability to form lasting relationships, and even their physical health. For school mental health…
Descriptors: Trauma, Mental Health, School Health Services, Student Needs
Nassar, Sylvia C., Ed.; Niles, Spencer G., Ed. – American Counseling Association, 2018
Ideal for use in introductory counseling courses, "Orientation to Professional Counseling" is fully aligned with the 2016 CACREP Standards and contains historical perspectives on the foundations of the profession, an overview of counseling specialties and contemporary issues in the field, and a discussion of anticipated future trends.…
Descriptors: Counseling, Ethics, Individual Development, Cultural Differences
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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Murphy, Kevin V.; Turney, Justin M.; Schaefer, Henry F., III. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2018
Preceding even the Hartree-Fock method, molecular integrals are the very foundation upon which quantum chemical molecular modeling depends. Discussions of molecular integrals are normally found only in advanced and technical texts or articles. The objective of the present article is to provide less experienced readers, or students in a…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Molecular Structure, Chemistry, Science Instruction
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Celius, Tevye C.; Peterson, Ronald C.; Anderson-Wile, Amelia M.; Kraweic-Thayer, Mitchell – Journal of Chemical Education, 2018
In this organic chemistry laboratory experiment, students are guided through a series of exercises to understand the behavior of compounds during liquid-liquid extraction. Aspects of density, structure, solubility, acid-base theory, and pK[subscript a] are all incorporated into activities that students complete in groups. After using their initial…
Descriptors: Organic Chemistry, Laboratory Experiments, Observation, Prediction
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Jones, Daniel R.; DiScenza, Dana J.; Mako, Teresa L.; Levine, Mindy – Journal of Chemical Education, 2018
Reported herein is a multidisciplinary laboratory experiment for advanced undergraduate students that includes elements of material synthesis, in the synthesis of cyclodextrin-containing metal-organic frameworks (CD-MOFs), and environmental chemistry, in the use of these MOFs for pollutant removal. This multiday laboratory experiment starts with…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, College Science, Laboratory Experiments, Science Instruction
Mills, Geoffrey E. – Pearson, 2018
The leading text in the field of action research, "Action Research: A Guide for the Teacher Researcher" is known for its practical, step-by-step guidance for teachers on how to do research in classrooms. Drawing on his extensive experience working directly with teachers and principals to help them learn how to conduct action research…
Descriptors: Action Research, Classroom Research, Research Methodology, Educational Practices
Morrison, George S. – Pearson, 2018
George Morrison's Revel "Early Childhood Education Today" presents current, research-based information on providing high-quality early education to "all" children so that they can be successful in school and in life. Featuring an engaging writing style and filled with practical examples of authentic teaching practices used by…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Quality, Language Skills, Literacy Education
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