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Sartorius, Tara Cady – Arts & Activities, 2011
When artists are inspired to travel in Europe to study art and history of the Western world, Italy is a good place to start. With its ancient architecture, rich cultural heritage, and superb works of art, Italy has been the quintessential center of Western art history for centuries. It was the good fortune of Alabama-based artist and teacher…
Descriptors: Art History, Foreign Countries, Artists, Freehand Drawing
Decker, Larry E., Ed.; Romney, Valerie A., Ed. – 1992
This document explores the application of the community education process to restructuring activities at both the state and local level. The monograph contains the following papers: "In the Forefront of Restructuring" (Larry Decker, Valerie Romney); "Building Learning Communities: Realities of Educational Restructuring" (Larry…
Descriptors: Community Development, Community Education, Community Involvement, Community Resources
Cady, Christina J. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The household and family have received considerable interest in studies of early modern English drama, but less attention has been paid to how writers represent intimate affective bonds on the stage. Emotion is intangible; yet many writers convincingly convey the intensity of emotional bonds through rhetoric. Rhetoric is a mainstay in…
Descriptors: Rhetoric, Language Usage, Friendship, Family (Sociological Unit)
Sartorius, Tara Cady – Arts & Activities, 2010
Artists are inventors. Some invent objects and images that look totally new and never before seen. Others invent or replicate views of people and places familiar or fascinating to them. Artists often originate well-designed, useful pieces that play a part in society's pragmatic or spiritual activities. Still others create objects that look like…
Descriptors: Artists, Art Education, Integrated Activities, Handicrafts
Sartorius, Tara Cady – Arts & Activities, 2010
Many artists visit national parks to draw, paint and take photographs of some of the most amazing scenery on earth. Raw nature is one of the greatest inspirations to an artist, and artists can be credited for helping inspire the government to create the National Park System. This article features Thomas Moran (1837-1926), one of the artists who…
Descriptors: Artists, Parks, Art History, Integrated Curriculum
Sartorius, Tara Cady – Arts & Activities, 2010
Back in the 18th century, it was popular to give one's lover a locket containing a painted image of one's eye. Possibly this was a way of keeping privacy between two secret lovers. Or it may have been a way of keeping close to the gaze of a loved one while spending time apart. The pendants may have included a lock of hair or other tiny element…
Descriptors: Painting (Visual Arts), Human Body, Artists, Art Expression
Sartorius, Tara Cady – Arts & Activities, 2010
This article profiles Frank Woodberry Applebee (1902-1988) and features Applebee's painting called "Monday." Applebee was born in Boston and attended the Massachusetts College of Art. Throughout his career, Applebee continued his learning, and in the 1940s took a correspondence course in drawing from the Ralph M. Pearson Design Workshop. He…
Descriptors: Fine Arts, Museums, Artists, Art Education
Bogner, Len; Cady, Dorothy – Techniques: Connecting Education and Careers (J1), 2010
Online learning has changed all levels of education forever; but then again, education has always been in a state of transition. Online learning started in earnest in the mid-1990s. It has now grown to the point that there are thousands of courses being offered from all types of schools; millions of students are enrolled in them all over the…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Instructional Design, Instructional Development
Sartorius, Tara Cady – Arts & Activities, 2010
There is something disappointing about life. It is messy and out of control. It seems the more one tries to put life in order, the more ordering there is to do. The more one seeks explanations, the more confusing things become. Life's an impossible task. Maybe one should just give up. Or, then again, one might as well keep trying. It's this…
Descriptors: Artists, Graphic Arts, Visual Arts, Integrated Curriculum
DePountis, Vicki; Cady, Deborah; Hallak, Tracy – Online Submission, 2013
This conference presentation examines concept development for congenitally blind students. It presents current research on best-practice for teaching this population. Examples of strategies to reinforce understanding of body concepts, spatial awareness, and positional language, while promoting mirroring, self regulation, and purposeful movement to…
Descriptors: Human Body, Multiple Disabilities, Blindness, Congenital Impairments
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Son, Ji-Won; Moseley, Jeneva; Cady, JoAnn – North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2013
Although students' invented strategies typically prove to be effective in the improvement of students' mathematical understanding, little is known about how preservice teachers interpret and respond to student-invented strategies on whole number multiplication. This study investigated the nature of 25 preservice teachers' interpretations of and…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Mathematics Teachers, Mathematics Instruction, Learning Strategies
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Cady, Jo A.; Hodges, Thomas E.; Collins, R. Lee – School Science and Mathematics, 2015
In the United States, fractions are an important part of the middle school curriculum, yet many middle school students struggle with fraction concepts. Teachers also have difficulty with the conceptual understanding needed to teach fractions and rely on textbooks when making instructional decisions. This reliance on textbooks, the idea that…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Concepts, Teaching Methods
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Coleman, Mari Beth; Cady, Jo Ann; Rider, Robert A. – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 2015
P-12 students who have mobility limitations often face environmental and social barriers that have an impact on educational performance; thus, teachers who work with these students need to have an understanding of these barriers. One potential way for teachers to understand environmental and social barriers is to experience them from a first-hand…
Descriptors: Assistive Technology, Special Education Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Accessibility (for Disabled)
Williams, Michael J. – 1981
Long Lane School is a coeducational, residential treatment facility for juvenile delinquents in Middletown, Connecticut. The Proposed Occupational Exploration Program described in this document is intended to provide the dual function of career exploration for the approximately 425 residents of Long Lane and a means for integrating the academic…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Basic Skills, Building Operation, Business
Sartorius, Tara Cady – Arts & Activities, 2009
Rick Beck works in cast glass; his large-scale work ranges in scale from 15 inches to around 7 feet tall. His medium--glass--makes the scale of Beck's pieces very impressive. He is probably best-known for his oversized cast glass sculptures of common hardware: nuts, bolts, screws, measuring spoons, saws, eating utensils, eye hooks, wing nuts and…
Descriptors: Artists, Sculpture, Portraiture, Art Materials
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