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Smith, Catherine J.; Mansfield, Steven J.; Anderson, Edward A.; Burton, Jonathan W. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2019
Organic synthesis in a modern research laboratory uses state-of-the-art equipment to provide inert atmospheres, track reaction progress, and facilitate the purification of intermediates. Such facilities are not available in a high school laboratory. In this paper, synthetic organic chemistry is taken back to basics: A four step total synthesis of…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Laboratory Experiments, Universities, Foreign Countries
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Bonelli, Nadezhda; Nibbs, Anna – Research-publishing.net, 2019
This paper presents an innovative project-based learning activity meant to support language beginner students to develop, via their core curriculum, five enterprise capabilities ("authentic problem-solving;" "innovation and creativity;" "risk-taking;" "taking action;" and "true collaboration"),…
Descriptors: Spanish, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, High School Students
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Schneider, Elia M.; Bärtsch, Amadeus; Stark, Wendelin J.; Grass, Robert N. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2019
A simple synthesis of fluorescent carbon quantum dots from lemon juice is described to introduce advanced high-school students and undergraduate college students to nanoparticle synthesis and quantum dots. The synthesis is based on the carbonization of lemon juice using only a hot plate stirrer. Column chromatography is used to separate different…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, High School Students, Foreign Countries
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McLain, Terrill Reid – Teaching English with Technology, 2019
Today's students -- a generation electronically connected since birth -- are trying new innovative technology before they reach university. Integrating technology tools in classes has never been more accessible. Research supports using social media in the classroom to boost student engagement and is a good idea for many different subjects…
Descriptors: Social Media, Teaching Methods, Technology Integration, Learner Engagement
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Fishman, Samuel – English Teaching Forum, 2019
When the author began teaching in Paraguay, he ran into a series of classroom challenges familiar to English teachers around the world: a classroom overflowing with students, a large range of English abilities, and insufficient textbooks and traditional teaching resources. The activity described in this article is a one-size-fits-all activity that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Creative Activities, College Students, High School Students
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Forrester, Tricia; Sandison, Carolyn E.; Denny, Sue – Australian Mathematics Teacher, 2017
In 2014 we commenced working on the Inspiring Mathematics and Science in Teacher Education (IMSITE) project, aimed at improving mathematics and science education in Australia by improving the recruitment, development, and retention of mathematics and science teachers. In this project we undertook a range of activities, the most exciting of which…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Instruction, High School Students, Secondary School Mathematics
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Husnawadi; Syamsudarni – Dinamika Ilmu, 2016
Since its establishment in the late 2015, the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) with English as the official language has forced its participating countries to improve the quality of English language teaching, in the hope to prepare their people to be globally competitive, as the lack of English proficiency remains the main challenge across the…
Descriptors: Debate, Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Garnet, Dustin – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2015
Adopting the lens of "new histories" as the basis for my inquiry into the institutional legacy of the art program at Toronto's Central Technical School (CTS), I created a methodological framework informed by the traditional art form of the polyptych, in which many panels are joined together to show and tell multilayered stories connected…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Art Education, Story Telling, Art Products
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Reis, Giuliano – McGill Journal of Education, 2014
Science educators at all levels continuously struggle to keep pace with the rapidly developing understanding of the causes and potential solutions to current environmental issues while also trying to enthuse a new generation of passionate and knowledgeable scientists. However, how can future science teachers make science education more attractive…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Teacher Education, Secondary School Teachers, Preservice Teachers
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Sewry, Joyce D.; Glover, Sarah R.; Harrison, Timothy G.; Shallcross, Dudley E.; Ngcoza, Kenneth M. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2014
Given the emphasis on community engagement in higher education, academic departments need to become more involved in the community. This paper discusses a number of outreach activities undertaken by the chemistry department at Rhodes University, South Africa. The activities range from service learning to community engagement with teachers and…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Chemistry, Foreign Countries, Knowledge Level
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Tupper, Jennifer Anne – Curriculum Inquiry, 2014
This article discusses the ongoing effects of colonialism on Aboriginal peoples in Canada and how these might be revealed and disrupted through particular curricular initiatives, informed by understandings of critical peacebuilding education. One such initiative, treaty education, has the potential to disturb dominant national narratives in…
Descriptors: Peace, Violence, Teaching Methods, Indigenous Populations
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Murphy, Phillip; Murphy, Elizabeth – School Science Review, 2014
A three-year project aimed at embedding seismology into schools in northern England to support the teaching of the earth science strands in the National Curriculum for England and Wales is described. Seismometers were deployed in a range of high schools across the Yorkshire and Humberside region. Deployment was supported by a programme of staff…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Seismology, Science Instruction, Geology
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Falteisek, Lukáš; Cerný, Jan; Janštová, Vanda – American Biology Teacher, 2013
To involve students in thinking about the problem of AIDS (which is important in the view of nondecreasing infection rates), we established a practical lab using a simplified adaptation of Thomas's (2004) method to determine the polymorphism of HIV co-receptor CCR5 from students' own epithelial cells. CCR5 is a receptor involved in inflammatory…
Descriptors: Genetics, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Pathology, Hands on Science
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Lichev, Valeri – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2013
This paper represents part of the author's experience, received during the seminar named "Practical Hermeneutics," moderated from 2006 to 2010 terms at the Institute for Philosophical Research--Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. The participants were from different field of knowledge and with different scientific status--from PhD students to…
Descriptors: Learning Experience, Coding, Text Structure, Heuristics
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Woodward, James; Hoa, Nguyen Thi – Sign Language Studies, 2012
This paper discusses how the Nippon Foundation-funded project "Opening University Education to Deaf People in Viet Nam through Sign Language Analysis, Teaching, and Interpretation," also known as the Dong Nai Deaf Education Project, has been implemented through sign language studies from 2000 through 2012. This project has provided deaf…
Descriptors: Sign Language, High Schools, Deafness, Higher Education
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