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Fuchs, Janet – Independent School, 2013
This article describes the results of a three-day professional development workshop for newer teachers (with less than six years of experience) and more experienced teachers trained in design of skills-based, year-long themes with rich interdisciplinary connections at Charles River School (Massachusetts). For the three days, the school was buzzing…
Descriptors: Workshops, Faculty Development, Middle School Teachers, Teacher Collaboration
DiSalvio, Philip – New England Journal of Higher Education, 2012
This article illustrates the landscape-changing potential of the "disruptive innovation" taking place on the shores of the Charles River. Learning technologies now being used in the massive open online course (MOOC) movement, some suggest, will change the way people think about higher education. MOOCs are based on an open-networked learning…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Open Enrollment, Distance Education, Internet
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Soto, Inia; Cambazoglu, Mustafa Kenal; Arnone, Robert; Kastler, Jessica; Parra, Sabrina – Science Teacher, 2018
Cruise planning may seem like an ordinary task for oceanographers, but it actually involves logical and strategic thinking, collaboration, and multidisciplinary work. The "Challenger" expedition, led by Charles Wyville Thomson from 1872 to 1876, was the first to be fully dedicated to understanding oceans (Rice et al. 1999) and was…
Descriptors: Oceanography, Science Instruction, Science Activities, Role Playing
Drinan, Helen – Online, 1979
Assesses the financial impact of online services for management and describes the process of financial management of the online search service at Charles River Associates, Inc. The areas of budgeting, pricing, and controlling are examined in the context of a financial management methodology. (CWM)
Descriptors: Budgeting, Cost Effectiveness, Expenditures, Financial Needs
Schachter, Ron – District Administration, 2010
For more than a decade, Florida's legislators and governors--first Jeb Bush and then Charles Crist--have pushed one of the nation's most ambitious education reform agendas: grading the performance of schools before No Child Left Behind was even an idea. Florida may be more known to outsiders for everything from its Indian River citrus crop to the…
Descriptors: School Restructuring, Academic Achievement, Educational Change, Educational Improvement
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Romesburg, H. Charles – American Biology Teacher, 2014
This article explains four kinds of inquiry exercises, different in purpose, for teaching advanced-level high school and college students the hypothetico-deductive (H-D) method. The first uses a picture of a river system to convey the H-D method's logic. The second has teams of students use the H-D method: their teacher poses a hypothesis…
Descriptors: Logical Thinking, Abstract Reasoning, Inquiry, Hypothesis Testing
Century Foundation, 2013
American community colleges stand at the confluence of four mighty rivers that are profoundly influencing all of American life. At a time of growing economic globalization, community colleges are a critical element in the strategy to address the skills and education gap to meet the emerging needs of industries in the new knowledge economy. In…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Honors Curriculum, Incentives, Educational Innovation
Carlson, Scott – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2009
In July, when energy prices were sky-high and some pundits were predicting a continued rise, Charles Riordan, facilities director at Loyola College of Maryland, and his colleagues locked in a chunk of their electricity prices--about a quarter of the college's consumption--to cover the next two years. Now that energy prices have fallen, the…
Descriptors: Energy Management, Fuel Consumption, Cost Indexes, Economic Change
College Planning & Management, 2002
Describes the design of the Charles V. Park Library at Central Michigan University and the Martha Rivers and E. Bronson Ingram Library, an addition to the Frederick Ferris Thompson Memorial Library at Vassar College. Discusses the libraries as examples of merging tradition with technology. Includes photographs. (EV)
Descriptors: Building Design, College Buildings, College Libraries, Educational Facilities Design
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Reizes, Sonia; Kramsch, Claire J. – Die Unterrichtspraxis, 1980
Describes a joint high school/college pilot program planned by Massachusetts foreign language teachers and hosted by M.I.T. The success of the program dubbed "MACH MIT Total Immersion German Weekend" is attributed to the concept of active involvement, which was implemented through games, seminars, shows, cooking and other activities.…
Descriptors: Advanced Students, Area Studies, Extracurricular Activities, German
Maier, Charles R. – Bioscene, 1992
Provides rich description of the biological diversity found in a 30-mile section of Nebraska known as the "biological crossroads." Argues that the seven major associations of the Niobrara River valley provide a great classroom. Includes a complete listing of plant species. (DDR)
Descriptors: Biodiversity, Biology, Educational Strategies, Hands on Science
Glenn, Charles L.; And Others – 1993
This study provides a detailed description of the process by which parents choose schools for their children and the process by which urban schools adjust to the necessity of convincing parents to choose them. The Parent Information Center programs in the Massachusetts communities of Boston, Cambridge, Fall River, Lawrence, Lowell, and Springfield…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Decision Making, Elementary Secondary Education, Information Centers
Fields, Charles E.; Drucker, Eugene H. – 1978
A project was initiated (1) to improve internal communications among various vocational education providers within the River Hills Region (Indiana), (2) to improve external communication among providers and users of products of vocational education, and (3) to incorporate vocational education information into regional planning efforts. Local…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational Needs, Educational Planning, Employer Attitudes