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Grubbs, Michael E.; Strimel, Greg J.; Huffman, Tanner – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2018
Interest in engineering at the P-12 level has increased in recent years, largely in response to STEM educational reform. Despite greater attention to the value, importance, and use of engineering for teaching and learning, the educational community has engaged minimally in its deliberate and coherent study. Specifically, few efforts have been…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Standards, STEM Education, Elementary Secondary Education
Hipkins, Rosemary – New Zealand Council for Educational Research, 2018
This is one of two papers developed for an Ministry of Education funded project, Competencies in New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZC). This paper draws on archived policy discussion papers to document the provenance of the key competencies included in the "New Zealand Curriculum" ("NZC"). The second paper analyses…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Competence, National Curriculum, Curriculum Development
National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth, 2018
This paper was written in 2018 by NCWD/Youth [National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth] to inform the development of the Guideposts for Success 2.0, an update to the original Guideposts for Success published in 2005. Since it was created in 2005, the Guideposts for Success has become nationally recognized as a valuable…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Transitional Programs, Secondary School Curriculum, High Schools
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Pan, Hanqing; Henriques, Laura – School Science and Mathematics, 2015
Knowing what students bring to the classroom can and should influence how we teach them. This study is a review of the literature associated with secondary and postsecondary students' ideas about acids and bases. It was found that there are six types of alternate ideas about acids and bases that students hold. These are: macroscopic properties of…
Descriptors: Secondary School Science, College Science, Scientific Concepts, Science Instruction
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Kurz, Terri L.; Garcia, Jorge – Mathematics Teacher, 2015
Since the 1950s, the understanding of how the base 10 system works has been encouraged through alternative base systems (Price 1995; Woodward 2004). If high school students are given opportunities to learn other base systems and analyze what they denote, we believe that they will better understand the structure of base 10 and its operations…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Concepts, Teaching Methods, Grade 8
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Freeman, Donald – Language Teaching Research, 2020
This article examines how the concept of a knowledge-base in language teacher education has changed since the 1998 proposal. Arguing that a knowledge-base evolves in two ways: through changes in the field of knowledge, and through changes driven by the work that knowledge supports, I describe two problems: 'translating' theory into practice and…
Descriptors: Knowledge Base for Teaching, Language Teachers, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Van Canh, Le – Language Teaching Research, 2020
Situated in the Vietnamese context, this article argues that rather than sideline knowledge of learners in favour of subject matter knowledge and pedagogical content knowledge as the basis of the knowledge base of LTE, prominence should be given to knowledge of learners if teachers' competence to teach responsively is desired.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Knowledge Level, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Teacher Competencies
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Van Mullem, Pete; Shimon, Jane; Van Mullem, Heather – Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 2017
Developing coaching expertise is a lifelong process that enables coaches to grow personally and professionally. One key approach coaches can utilize as part of this journey is to build a sound pedagogical base and implement effective pedagogical skills. In coaching, extensive subject knowledge, coupled with pedagogical experience, provides the…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Athletic Coaches, Expertise, Athletics
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McDaniel, Sara C.; Bruhn, Allison L.; Peshak George, Heather – Preventing School Failure, 2020
For more than 20 years, the schoolwide positive behavioral interventions and supports (SWPBIS) literature base has been growing as it relates to implementation and sustainability across various settings and grade levels. While the research is clear that SWPBIS is an effective multitiered framework, gaps in the literature exist. Specifically, the…
Descriptors: Positive Behavior Supports, Minority Group Students, Disproportionate Representation, Low Income Students
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Schleppegrell, Mary J. – Language Teaching Research, 2020
English language teachers who work with children in schools need knowledge about how English works to construct and present knowledge. This article discusses three aspects of that knowledge: understanding variation in the registers needed to engage in different classroom tasks, being able to identify language features used in the disciplinary…
Descriptors: Knowledge Base for Teaching, English Teachers, English Instruction, Elementary School Teachers
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Allen, Grant Edmund; Common, Eric Alan; Germer, Kathryn A.; Lane, Kathleen Lynne; Buckman, Mark Matthew; Oakes, Wendy Peia; Menzies, Holly Mariah – Behavioral Disorders, 2020
Active supervision is a proactive, low-intensity strategy to minimize challenging behaviors and increase desired behaviors. To examine the evidence base of this strategy, we applied the Council for Exceptional Children's (CEC) "Standards for Evidence-Based Practices in Special Education" to the body of research exploring the impact of…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Supervision, Behavior Problems
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Ennis, Robin Parks; Royer, David James; Lane, Kathleen Lynne; Dunlap, Kristin Diane – Behavioral Disorders, 2020
Behavior-specific praise (BSP) is a low-intensity strategy widely used to encourage appropriate behavior. We sought to explore the vast literature base for BSP, which spans 50 years, to better understand for whom and under what conditions BSP has demonstrated effectiveness. We conducted a comprehensive review of school-based intervention studies…
Descriptors: Positive Reinforcement, Student Behavior, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education
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Muskita, Marikke; Subali, Bambang; Djukri – International Journal of Instruction, 2020
The purpose of this study is (1) examining the effectiveness of worksheets based the three levels of inquiry in improving the critical and creative thinking skills of biology education students, (2) analyze implementation worksheets are based on the three levels of inquiry. The research was quasi-experimental: pre-test post-test non-equivalent…
Descriptors: Worksheets, Inquiry, Critical Thinking, Creative Thinking
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MacIntyre, Peter – Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching, 2020
The dynamics underlying willingness to communicate in a second or third language (L2 for short), operating in real time, are affected by a number of intra- and interpersonal processes. L2 communication is a remarkably fluid process, especially considering the wide range of skill levels observed among L2 learners and speakers. Learners often find…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Interpersonal Communication, Self Concept
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Broido, Ellen M.; Ro, Hyun Kyoung – New Directions for Student Services, 2020
Inclusive inquiry in student affairs is necessary for both values-based and pragmatic reasons. In this chapter we detail philosophical arguments for inclusive assessment, explain influences challenging inclusive assessment, and explore how different paradigms can be used in inclusive assessment.
Descriptors: Ethics, Student Personnel Services, Educational Philosophy, Inclusion
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