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Gaudino, Ann C. – Online Submission, 2018
The methods and music of American Professor Joan Yakkey have had an international influence on the music education of elementary and secondary students. Yakkey, a graduate of the High School of Performing Arts and Queens College in New York City, went to Italy to teach music in the 1970's. Italy, a country historically rich in music, was…
Descriptors: Music Education, Creativity, Freehand Drawing, Singing
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Santipolo, Matteo – Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching, 2017
This paper deals with the problems of teaching English as a foreign language (EFL) and as a lingua franca (ELF) in the Italian educational system and, in particular, with introducing language variation in the English class. After briefly illustrating how English teaching has changed in the last few decades, an outline is drawn of what happens in…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Christodoulou, Andri – Research Papers in Education, 2017
The demand for students to continue studying STEM subjects at post-16 and higher education levels remains high. Since the curriculum reforms in Science and Mathematics across phases in England were initiated in 2014, uncertainty remains on the impact that these reforms will have on students and teachers as the reforms continue to be implemented…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Educational Improvement, Research Utilization, Evidence Based Practice
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Maguire, Cindy – Art Education, 2017
This article describes a class titled Art and Human Rights: Western Sahara which provides an example of how to enact pedagogy that is "critical, democratic, moral and ethical--as much as it is about 'key skills' or 'deep' individual learning" (Walker, 2004, p. 131). The Arts and Human Rights: Western Sahara course and others like it are…
Descriptors: Art Education, Civil Rights, Social Justice, Social Bias
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Giannouli, Panagiota-Betty – Research in Drama Education, 2016
This vignette focuses on Theatre/Drama in the Greek curriculum. Issues for consideration are presented, such as the minimal space for active learning through theatre, the limited opportunity of teachers to work as critical pedagogues and the problematic conceptual framework. A main issue is the fragmented implementation as Theatre/Drama is not…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Drama, Theater Arts, Teaching Methods
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Zhang, Lawrence Jun – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2016
The teaching of writing in English as a second/foreign language (ESL/EFL) has been a challenging task for many teachers due to its multifaceted nature. This paper is a reflection on ESL/EFL writing teaching in three countries, namely China, Singapore, and New Zealand, with particular reference to professionalizing ESL/ EFL writing and ESL/EFL…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Writing Instruction
Siekmann, Gitta – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2016
There is a strong belief by most governments, enterprises and higher education providers that competence in the academic fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) is not developing as quickly as required in spite of the importance for innovation, productivity, prosperity and international standing. This belief is often…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Technical Education, Vocational Education, Job Skills
Laptander, Roza Ivanovna, Comp. – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2016
This regional dossier aims to provide a concise, description and basic statistics about minority language education in a specific region of Europe. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal arrangements, and support structures, as well as quantitative aspects, such as the…
Descriptors: Geographic Regions, Educational Policy, Language Minorities, Language of Instruction
Brunelli, Marta – Online Submission, 2015
The article presents the educational activities that, since its establishment, the Museum of the School of the University of Macerata has developed with particular attention to university and school students. As a result of a fruitful synthesis of the most recent trends in History of Education, Heritage Education and finally in History Teaching,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Museums, Educational History, History Instruction
Walsh, Christopher S.; Townsin, Louise – Australian Association for Research in Education, 2015
The Millennium Project, an international participatory think tank that uses futures research to systematically explore, create and test both possible and desirable futures in order to improve decisions in the present, presents unprecedented challenges for Australian education. Their publication, 2015-16 State of the Future, outlines 15 global…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Teaching Methods, Intercultural Communication, Futures (of Society)
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Chrystall, Steve – Policy Futures in Education, 2014
As the oil reserves in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are forecast to become depleted over the next 50 to 150 years, the emirate of Abu Dhabi has set a vision to develop a knowledge economy in order to develop alternative sources of revenue in areas such as tourism, alternative energy and innovative business enterprises. Reformation of its…
Descriptors: Arabs, Western Civilization, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries
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Matthews, Michael R. – Theory and Research in Education, 2014
This article concentrates on the necessity for teachers in just one discipline area, namely, science, having philosophical competence and using it to inform their professional life--in their classroom teaching, assessing and institutional engagements--in other words, having a philosophy of science teaching. This group of questions and issues might…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Science Teachers, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Evagorou, Maria; Guven, Devrim; Mugaloglu, Ebru – Science Education International, 2014
The purpose of the paper is to present the framework and design of modules aiming to teach socio-scientific issues and the related pedagogy to pre-service teachers. Specifically, the work presented in this paper is part of the PreSEES project, a Comenius/LLP project with the main aim of engaging elementary and secondary pre-service teachers in…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
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Vlaardingerbroek, Barend; Traikovski, Louie; Hussain, Irshad – Journal of International Social Studies, 2014
Law-related topics arise in the school curricula of both developed and developing countries. Civics/citizenship education and social studies tend to be the curricular mediums into which law topics are inserted. This paper details law education at school level in Australia (State of Victoria) and Pakistan. The main challenge facing the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Law Related Education, Teaching Methods, Social Studies
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Brown, Daniel; Francis, Robert; Alder, Andy – School Science Review, 2013
Field trips and the outdoor classroom are a vital part of many areas of education. Ideally, the content should be taught within a realistic environment rather than just by providing a single field trip at the end of a course. The archaeo-astronomy project located at Nottingham Trent University envisages the development of a virtual environment…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Science Instruction, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods
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