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Brodie, Carolyn S.; Byerly, Greg – School Library Media Activities Monthly, 2005
Natural disasters come in all shapes and sizes and affect all areas of the earth, and studying natural disasters may make children more aware of their physical environment and their place in it. This column provides a list of websites on different types of natural disasters, including earthquakes, landslides, tsunamis, volcanoes, floods,…
Descriptors: Physical Environment, Natural Disasters, Internet, Web Sites
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Rudakoff, Judith – Theatre Topics, 2003
Characterizes dramaturgy as where an artist conceives and germinates individualized artistic processes to facilitate and instigate the transmission of creativity. Explains a process, which can be used to create a new work or analyze existing plays that begins with a detailed examination of the Four Elements--Air, Earth, Water, and Fire. Notes that…
Descriptors: Characterization, Creativity, Drama, Evaluation Methods
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Kaufman, Judith S.; Ewing, Margaret S.; Hyle, Adrienne E.; Montgomery, Diane; Self, Patricia A. – Environmental Education Research, 2006
Memory-work is a feminist research methodology that is used by research collectives to study socialization within the dominant values that make up a particular culture. The power of memory-work lies with its potential to interrupt hegemonic ways of seeing and knowing the world. Consequently, it can open up possibilities for individual and social…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Memory, Feminism, Socialization
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O'Donoghue, Rob – Environmental Education Research, 2006
Memory-work is a feminist research methodology that is used by research collectives to study socialization within the dominant values that make up a particular culture. The power of memory-work lies with its potential to interrupt hegemonic ways of seeing and knowing the world. Consequently, it can open up possibilities for individual and social…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Memory, Foreign Countries, Environmental Research
Weeks, Richard – School Business Affairs, 2010
Because school business officials are pushed to make difficult decisions quickly when it comes to risk management, they should be aware of the issues associated with environmental safety. School business officials are integral members of the teams that handle crises--big and small--in the school district. A crisis may be as straightforward as the…
Descriptors: Water, Risk Management, Playgrounds, School Districts
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Watters, Ann O. – Journal of General Education, 2013
One of the most enduring images from Wilson's "The Social Conquest of Earth" (2012) is the campfire, the place of warmth and community around which gathered early humankind. It seems an ideal metaphor for teaching and learning, with mentors and learners gathered around an enterprise of mutual society: No one at the core, but all warmed and…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, Recreational Activities, Heat, Safety
Wijffels, Bowine; Veekamp, Marc; Popat, Swati – Exchange: The Early Childhood Leaders' Magazine Since 1978, 2010
This newsletter contains two articles: (1) "Experiencing Nature: An Opportunity for Pedagogic Quality" by Bowine Wijffels and Marc Veekamp; and (2) "There's Nature in Our Nature!" by Swati Popat. In the first article, the authors describe their experiences as project partners, discuss the design of nature experiencing for…
Descriptors: Child Care, Foreign Countries, Educational Quality, Natural Resources
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Ayers, Edward L. – EDUCAUSE Review, 2013
Twenty years into the transformation initiated by the World Wide Web, this author notes that institutes of higher education have grown accustomed to a head-spinning pace of technological and social change. Innovations that would have amazed us ten years ago are now merely passing news, as transient as a tweet. Music, video, and journalism have…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Higher Education, Electronic Libraries, Electronic Publishing
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Perret, Daniel – Music Education Research, 2004
This paper aims to establish a link between the felt quality in musical expression and the psycho-somatic structure of the person playing. This includes specific areas of the body, a corresponding set of emotions and thought patterns, as well as the deeper needs of the person. Discernment of felt quality is facilitated by using the symbolic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Symbolic Learning, Music, Psychosomatic Disorders
Lee, Ronald T., Ed. – 1988
This resource guide is intended to aid practitioners in the design of new curriculum units or the enrichment of existing units by suggesting activities and resources in the topic areas of earth, air, fire, and water. Special projects and trips relating to these topic areas are proposed. A sample arts networking system used to integrate various…
Descriptors: Art Education, Class Activities, Creative Expression, Curriculum Development
Progressive Architecture, 1978
The Brooklyn Children's Museum, the world's oldest children's museum, has a new home underground. The museum's teaching collection of artifacts is particularly strong in the areas of ethnology, natural history, and technology. Objects relating to these fields are organized according to the historic physical divisions of fire, air, earth, and…
Descriptors: Building Innovation, Children, Discovery Processes, Educational Facilities
Miller, Mev, Ed.; King, Kathleen P., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2011
Women's lives are often written on their bodies. Yet very little is made of the impacts of embodiment for women in literacy education, both learners and professionals. This volume presents the writings of 26 contributors--teachers, students, and administrators--who examine the rich terrain of personal and professional experiences related to whole…
Descriptors: Females, Literacy Education, Adult Education, Lifelong Learning
Dubeck, Leroy W.; And Others – 1988
Many feel that secondary school graduates are not prepared to compete in a world of rapidly expanding technology. High school and college students in the United States often prefer fantasy to science. This book offers a strategy for overcoming student apathy toward the physical sciences by harnessing the power of the cinema. In it, ten popular…
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, College Science, Fantasy, Filmographies
Metz, Steve, Ed. – National Science Teachers Association (NJ3), 2011
The concept of energy is central to all the science disciplines, seamlessly connecting science, technology, and mathematics. For high school and upper middle school teachers, this compendium comprises inquiry-based activities, lesson plans, and case studies designed to help teach increased awareness of energy, environmental concepts, and the…
Descriptors: Energy Education, Science Education, Secondary School Science, Grade 9
Fox, Sandra J. – 2002
This two-volume guide presents ingredients for developing a culturally relevant curriculum for American Indian students in the primary grades. A survey of Indian literature for young children yielded eight topic areas included here. The suggested approach to curriculum development is the integration of reading, language arts, math, and science…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, American Indian Education, American Indian Literature, Animals
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