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Tikva, Judith Bar – Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 2010
We studied what 13-15-year-olds believe teaching's components are. Thirty-six children viewed two films: direct transmission (DT) and Socratic teaching (ST) and a third film of a non-teaching conversation (C). We investigated the participants' understanding of teaching's components and the role of intentionality in teaching. All children judged…
Descriptors: Questioning Techniques, Teaching Methods, Adolescents, Intentional Learning
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Anagnostaki, Lida; Wright, Michael J.; Papathanasiou, Athanasia – Journal of Genetic Psychology, 2013
The authors examined the influence of content and verbal cues on young children's understanding of secret information and of its disclosure. Participants were 209 5- and 6-year-old children in an experiment where a puppet, named Zinc, was the protagonist. Children were asked to whom Zinc would disclose a list of pieces of information, some of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Children, Puppetry, Disclosure
Villano, Matt – Campus Technology, 2006
In the age of electronic media, some say producing textbooks is a dying art. And it may be true that every day, devices with names such as iPod and eBook threaten to replace the age-old "technology" of the traditional book with a newer, faster, and equally (if not more) portable approach. In many cases, at colleges and universities across the…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Influence of Technology, Technological Advancement, Technology Uses in Education
Rosenow, Nancy – Exchange: The Early Childhood Leaders' Magazine Since 1978, 2011
When the author was a child 50 years ago, nobody planned her outdoor environment. Her home was close to flower-filled meadows that she could explore freely, and her preschool and elementary school classrooms opened onto beautiful woodlands that children used as an important part of their day-to-day learning. The last time she visited her old…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Change Strategies, Educational Change, Physical Environment
Mole, Beth – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2012
Nobody likes the current system of peer review, and most everybody agrees it should move online. But from there, opinions diverge. As humanities editors continue to experiment with Web-based technology, two proposed online tools are highlighting disagreement over what needs fixing. Peter H. Sigal, a blue-haired associate professor of history at…
Descriptors: History, Opinions, Peer Evaluation, Hispanic American Culture
Howard, Jennifer – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2008
Nobody shouts "It's alive!" in the novel that gave birth to Frankenstein's monster. "Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus," does not feature mad scientists messing around with beakers in laboratories, nor does it deliver any bug-eyed assistants named Igor. Hollywood has given people those stock images, but the story of the monster and his maker…
Descriptors: Novels, Intellectual History, Etiology, Authors
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Randel, Don M. – Liberal Education, 2012
Higher education is not only about money. At whatever appropriate cost as borne by whomever, it is supposed to provide life-long value to the students and to society. Yet some critics now complain that in the current system, with its rising costs, students are not in general learning much if anything, and there is a good deal of data to suggest…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Costs, College Students, College Faculty
Lloyd-Zannini, Lou – Understanding Our Gifted, 2008
Emily was then in kindergarten age when a nationally recognized, local center for gifted children confirmed she was gifted, and her comprehension and technical skills were those of a 3rd grader. Emily's parents, who were concerned because nobody at school cared about her needs, called the author, the school's headmaster, to inform him about their…
Descriptors: Integrated Curriculum, Gifted, Acceleration (Education), Thematic Approach
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Qualter, Anne – Primary Science Review, 2005
It is amazing how many interesting projects are going on in schools that nobody else knows much about. Teachers in St Peters Primary School have, over recent years, been involved in projects on emotional intelligence and in particular have developed a special interest in the use of puppets and role-play in their teaching. A concern to ensure a…
Descriptors: Young Children, Science Instruction, Elementary School Science, Family School Relationship
Chronicle of Higher Education, 2004
"Chronicle of Higher Education" presents an abundant source of news and information for college and university faculty members and administrators. This June 4, 2004 issue of "Chronicle of Higher Education" includes the following articles: (1) "What Has Happened to Historical Literacy?" (Rabb, Theodore K.); (2)…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Higher Education, Films, Genetics
Larson, Tom, Comp. – 1984
Designed to accompany a series of telelessons to stimulate art activities in grades 2 and 3, this songbook correlates with activities in the teacher's guide. Titles of songs included in this book are: Take Time; The Frog's Flute; Howjido; 59th Street Bridge Song; The Put-Togetherer; Good Morning Starshine; Let the Sunshine In; Elephant Song; Spin…
Descriptors: Art Education, Educational Television, Grade 2, Grade 3
Chronicle of Higher Education, 2004
"Chronicle of Higher Education" presents an abundant source of news and information for college and university faculty members and administrators. This March 12, 2004 issue of "Chronicle of Higher Education" includes the following articles: (1) "Fewer Stem Cells Available, NIH Says" (Brainard, Jeffrey); (2)…
Descriptors: Current Events, World Affairs, Higher Education, Scientific Research
Bebris, John M., Ed. – 1987
Among the papers presented at this conference are the following: "Keynote Address," (Parish); "Small Business in the Year 2000," (Lichtenstein); "Making America Work Again," (Rennie); "U.S./Canadian Free Trade Negotiations," (Swed); "Ethical Considerations for Entrepreneurs and the Need for Preparing Entrepreneurs for Disappointment," (Lipper);…
Descriptors: Business Education, Cooperative Planning, Curriculum Development, Economic Development