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de Graaf, Indira; Papadimitriou, Angeliki; van der Peijl, Sebastiaan; Cuartas-Acosta, Alexander; Hüsing, Tobias; Korte, Werner; Lilischkis, Stefan; Baltina, Liga; Diego, Ivan; Hogarth, Terence; Imbert, Enrica; Ladu, Luana; Morone, Piergiuseppe – European Union, 2022
The bioeconomy, as a catalyst for systemic change, tackles the economic, social and environmental aspects of the European Green Deal, seeking new ways of producing and consuming resources while respecting our planet's limits and moving away from a linear economy based on extensive use of fossil and mineral resources. As defined in the European…
Descriptors: Biotechnology, Economics, Natural Resources, Industry
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Mattox, Stephen; Ketelaar, Jessica; Vanderwel, Robin – Science Teacher, 2020
The unequal distribution of natural resources is the direct result of past geologic processes. Once a promising region is located, geologists use a variety of techniques to find the materials and energy that society consumes. Their tools can be as simple as a hand lens or as sophisticated as a satellite. Along the way, exploration geologists and…
Descriptors: Geology, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Natural Resources
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Oakes, Jeannie; Espinoza, Daniel – Learning Policy Institute, 2021
For more than a year, the Learning Policy Institute (LPI) conducted research in New Mexico, including interviews, site visits, document review, and new analyses of data provided by the New Mexico Public Education Department (NMPED). The purpose of the study was to provide New Mexico leaders a research perspective on the challenges facing education…
Descriptors: Community Schools, Evidence Based Practice, State Policy, Educational Policy
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Dillingham, Reginald T.; Breffle, William S.; Kelly, Matthew C. – Journal of Marketing for Higher Education, 2018
Increasing enrollment in undergraduate and graduate economics courses that focus on the natural world (natural resource, environmental, energy, and mineral economics) is important for preparing a work force capable of addressing complex environmental issues. This is especially challenging for smaller universities that want to offer diverse…
Descriptors: Economics Education, Multivariate Analysis, Models, Case Studies
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Lawrence, Randee Lipson – Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education, 2020
As an adult educator for more than 30 years, I have always searched for ways to incorporate creative expression into my teaching practice through engaged pedagogy and student assignments. My major influences came not from educational sources but from the art world and from natural surroundings. In the early 1990's I discovered New Brunswick-based…
Descriptors: Artists, Art Products, Photography, Painting (Visual Arts)
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Mafugu, Tafirenyika; Abel, Sanderson – Interchange: A Quarterly Review of Education, 2022
The objective of the study was to assess the support provided to lecturers in the implementation of a new curriculum during the COVID-19 pandemic to suggest early intervention strategies that address resources and knowledge deficiency gaps that have a negative impact on curriculum implementation. A survey design was used in the study. A…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Curriculum Implementation, Teacher Attitudes
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Selwyn, Neil – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2021
Despite climate heating and rising ecological instability, environmental issues feature rarely in discussions of educational technology. Most commentators presume the continued unfettered use of digital education resources bolstered by occasional claims that emerging technologies might support the 'greening' of school and university provision. In…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Physical Environment, Climate, Environmental Education
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Walston, Jill; Tucker, Clyde; Ye, Cong; Lee, Dong Hoon – Regional Educational Laboratory Southwest, 2017
The New Mexico graduation rate has lagged behind the national graduation rate in recent years. In 2015 the graduation rate was 69 percent in New Mexico and 83 percent nationwide (New Mexico Public Education Department, 2016; U.S. Department of Education, 2017). Of particular interest to education leaders in New Mexico are differences in graduation…
Descriptors: Graduation Rate, Graduation Requirements, Exit Examinations, Racial Differences
New Mexico Public Education Department, 2016
The "FOCUS: Essential Elements of Quality, New Mexico's Tiered Quality Rating and Improvement System (TQRIS)," provides early childhood program personnel with the criteria, tools, and resources they need to improve the quality of their program. These quality improvements focus on children's growth, development, and learning--so that each…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Educational Quality, State Aid, Educational Improvement
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Arslan Selçuk, Semra; Mutlu Avinç, Günes – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2022
Biomimicry has been proposed as an important tool to reach key skills for the new century. It has taken its place as an essential resource for critical and creative thinking in design disciplines. However, as emphasized in many studies, bio-informed research requires interdisciplinary collaboration and systematic knowledge transfer. This article…
Descriptors: Natural Language Processing, Biology, Architectural Education, Building Design
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Flynn, Matthew C.; Pillay, Hitendra; Watters, Jim – Journal of Education and Work, 2016
Industry-school partnerships (ISPs) are increasingly being recognised as a new way of providing vocational education opportunities particularly in industries where there are skills shortages. However, there is limited research investigating their impact on school to work transitions. This paper reports on a government-led ISP, the Gateway to…
Descriptors: School Business Relationship, Partnerships in Education, Education Work Relationship, Vocational Education
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Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, 2016
First established in 1971, Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute (SIPI) in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is one of two tribal colleges that the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) operates and funds. SIPI offers a variety of certificate and two-year associate's degree programs, but its primary curricular focus remains the science, technology,…
Descriptors: Tribally Controlled Education, Colleges, STEM Education, Grants
Lant, Christopher; Pérez-Lapeña, Blanca; Xiong, Weidong; Kraft, Steven; Kowalchuk, Rhonda; Blair, Michael – Journal of Geoscience Education, 2016
Guided by the Next Generation Science Standards and elements of problem-based learning, four human-environment systems simulations are described in brief--carbon, energy, water, and watershed--and a fifth simulation on nitrogen is described in more depth. These science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education simulations illustrate…
Descriptors: Energy, Water Quality, Conservation (Environment), Soil Science
New Mexico Higher Education Department, 2016
In March, 2016, the state of New Mexico established a Remediation Task Force to examine remediation reform efforts across the state's higher education institutions. On March 11, the Task Force met for the "New Mexico Corequisite Remediation at Scale Policy Institute" in order to learn about the results of the latest national reform…
Descriptors: Remedial Instruction, Remedial Programs, Educational Change, Higher Education
Bornfreund, Laura; Ewen, Danielle; Loewenberg, Aaron; McDonald, Davida; Rafa, Alyssa; Weyer, Matt – Education Commission of the States, 2020
The start of kindergarten signifies the beginning of elementary school and everything that may come with it: a new building, new teachers, new expectations, and a different routine and culture. These new students transition into kindergarten from different settings, bringing with them a variety of assets and experiences. From a holistic…
Descriptors: State Policy, Kindergarten, Student Adjustment, Young Children
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