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Rogat, Aaron – Consortium for Policy Research in Education, 2011
The hypothetical learning progressions presented here are the products of the deliberations of two working groups of science education researchers, each group also including a state science curriculum supervisor, organized by the Consortium for Policy Research in Education (CPRE), with support from the National Science Foundation. Their charge was…
Descriptors: Evidence, Science Education, Space Sciences, Engineering
Lintner, Timothy, Ed.; Schweder, Windy, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2011
With the national push towards inclusion, more students with disabilities are being placed in general education settings. Furthermore, when placed, more students with disabilities are entering social studies classrooms than any other content area. Classroom teachers are being asked to "reach and teach" all students, often with little support.…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Strategies, Disabilities, Peer Teaching
Pitts, Timothy Wade – ProQuest LLC, 2011
In the current political climate, where many politicians in both Europe and United States have proclaimed that multi-cultural education has failed as an educational paradigm, there is a growing fear that the very idea of a democratic, multicultural society is untenable over time. In this dissertation, I explore three responses to the question of…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Cultural Education, Democracy, Citizenship Education
Russell, William B., III, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2012
The field of social studies is unique and complex. It is challenged by the differing perspectives related to the definition, goals, content, and purpose of social studies. Contemporary Social Studies: An Essential Reader discusses the contemporary issues surrounding social studies education today. Contemporary Social Studies: An Essential Reader…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Global Education, Citizenship, Popular Culture
This document contains the following papers on social studies from the SITE (Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education) 2002 conference: (1) "Technology Portfolios in Pre-Service Social Studies Teacher Education" (Marsha Alibrandi); (2) "North Carolina's Sixth Graders Go to Russia: A Global Education/Curriculum Integration Project…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
Harris, Karen R., Ed.; Graham, Steve, Ed.; Urdan, Tim, Ed. – APA Books, 2011
The "APA Educational Psychology Handbook" reflects the broad nature of the field today, with state-of-the-science reviews of the diverse critical theories driving research and practice; in-depth investigation of the range of individual differences and cultural/contextual factors that affect student achievement, motivation, and beliefs;…
Descriptors: Talent, Gifted, Testing Accommodations, Teacher Effectiveness
Hicks, David – Trentham Books, 2014
This book explores three global issues--climate change, peak oil and the limits to growth. It sets out the facts about the inevitable yet still largely unknown changes, and examines the feelings and attitudes the coming changes engender. It offers teachers ways to engage with vital but too often avoided issues, and to share success stories and…
Descriptors: Climate, Fuels, Environmental Education, Sustainability
Lund Univ., Malmo (Sweden). Dept. of Educational and Psychological Research. – 1990
This document contains an interview with David Hicks, an educator in England active in promoting the practice of peace education. (The interviewer was Ake Bjerstedt.) Peace education is described as a process that seeks to promote students' autonomy; foster debate and dialogue between students and teachers; and help young people to understand some…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society)
White, Cam, Ed. – 2000
This document contains the following papers on social studies instruction and technology: (1) "Waking the Sleeping Giant: Social Studies Teacher Educators Collaborate To Integrate Technology into Methods' Courses" (Cheryl Mason, Marsha Alibrandi, Michael Berson, Kara Dawson, Rich Diem, Tony Dralle, David Hicks, Tim Keiper, and John Lee);…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Hicks, David; van Hover, Stephanie – Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education (CITE Journal), 2014
In order to revisit Martorella's metaphor of technology as a sleeping giant this paper analyzes data collected over multiple years in order to provide a portrait of how preservice teachers make sense of and choose (if at all) to integrate digital technologies within their internship classrooms. Findings indicate that in the Commonwealth of…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Teaching, Student Teacher Attitudes, Technology Integration
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van Hover, Stephanie; Hicks, David; Dack, Hilary – Social Studies, 2016
To explore questions in history and to construct historical narratives, historians work with evidence from the past. This approach to teaching history (inquiry involving the use of evidence) is an accepted part of the research on history teaching and is promoted widely in standards frameworks and practitioner publications as "good history…
Descriptors: Video Technology, History Instruction, Standards, Historians
Bjerstedt, Ake, Ed. – 1992
The project group "Preparedness for Peace," working at the Department of Educational and Psychological Research, Malmo School of Education in Sweden, explores ways of helping children and young people to deal constructively with questions of peace and war. As part of its work, the project group collects viewpoints on the role of schools…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Educational Principles
Zuber, Robert, Ed. – 1994
These essays attempt to chronicle the work of six authors in peace education as they reflect on the processes and important persons leading them to commit to peace education. They also examine those obstacles, successes and failures encountered trying to make these commitments concrete and substantial. The essays in this volume include: (1)…
Descriptors: Conflict, Conflict Resolution, Foreign Countries, Global Education
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Nespor, Jan; Hicks, David – Journal of Education Policy, 2010
Drawing on interviews with parents of children with significant disabilities, as well as administrators and special education consultants, between the early 1990s and 2008 in a mid-Atlantic US state, this paper examines the work of parental advocates as they translate special education policies to negotiate concessions for parents, bring issues…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Laws, Educational Research, Special Education
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van Hover, Stephanie; Hicks, David; Cotton, Stephen – History Teacher, 2012
While the field of history education elucidates a clear and ambitious vision of high-quality history instruction, a current challenge for history educators (including teacher educators, curriculum specialists, and school-based history and social science supervisors) becomes how to illuminate and capture this when observing classrooms to research…
Descriptors: Social Sciences, Observation, Feedback (Response), Teacher Educators
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