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Caltabiano, Marie; Errington, Ed; Ireland, Lynette; Sorin, Reesa; Nickson, Amanda – Asian Journal of University Education, 2018
This paper reports on the use of role-play as a scenario-based learning approach in the teaching of counselling skills, client assessment and diagnostic interviewing within psychological training. While role-play is not a new technique in teaching such skills, its use is generally reserved for the training of higher level students. This paper…
Descriptors: Role Playing, Teaching Methods, Undergraduate Study, Counselor Training
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Bobakova, Renata; Bedrouni, Sarah – English Teaching Forum, 2016
This article profiles the teaching context in Askaoun, in Taroudant province in the south of Morocco, and Karima Mezouari, a teacher dedicated to giving her students there a chance to learn English in meaningful and enjoyable ways. Adil Azhar describes how he learned to speak English through persistence and practice, and how he passes on his own…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries, Profiles
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Veltri, Barbara Torre – Journal of International Social Studies, 2015
Preparing teacher candidates for their roles in 21st century schools calls for direct experiences with inquisitive, linguistically diverse, and often technologically savvy students across global and economic contexts. This article presents the lessons learned from a practicum experience during a semester abroad in Italy, where faculty, teacher…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Practicums, Foreign Countries, Study Abroad
Richardson, Alice; Ascione, Judith; Barker, Valerie – Australian Mathematics Teacher, 2015
In many parts of the world, Pi Day is celebrated on March 14 (3.14), but because of the day-month ordering of dates in Australia, and because March is very close to the start of the academic year, Australians prefer to celebrate Pi (Approximation) Day on 22 July (22/7). Thirty-eight Year 8 students (aged 13-14 years) from two local high schools in…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Grade 8, Secondary School Students, Mathematical Concepts
Prescott, Anne; Pressick-Kilborn, Kimberley – Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom, 2015
In this article it can be seen how primary school students, pre-service and in-service teachers can all benefit from the experience of participating in a lunchtime maths club. A range of activities suitable for an extracurricular club is included.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Mathematics, Teaching Methods
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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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Meyer, Matthew J.; Young, David C. – Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy, 2013
The following dramatized classroom scenario depicts a teacher struggling with the nature of an inclusive learning environment, with instructional leadership and supervision of instruction as the theoretical and practical backdrop. The purpose of this article is to demonstrate how the use of a TAR (theatre as representation) case study can be used…
Descriptors: Vignettes, Inclusion, Mainstreaming, Instructional Leadership
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Ho, Kong – Teaching Artist Journal, 2010
Traditional art education, like other academic disciplines, emphasizes competitiveness and individualism. Through a mural painting curriculum, learners participate in mural art and history appreciation, are active in mural theme or content construction, and engage in hands-on mural design and painting processes. When mural paintings are produced…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Inclusive Schools, Art Education, Learning Processes