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Pishol, Shahida; Kaur, Sarjit – Malaysian Journal of Learning and Instruction, 2015
Purpose: This article reports on the practical application of Learning Elements advocated by the multiliteracies approach to classroom practice. Its ideas are grounded in the multiliteracies pedagogical principles of teaching and learning that address issues on literacy and learning in today's globalised world. The main objective of this study was…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods, Teacher Attitudes
Wright, Robert J.; Ellemor-Collins, David – Sage Publications Ltd (UK), 2018
This latest book in the bestselling Mathematics Recovery┬« series gives mathematics educators a complete research-based framework for assessment, instruction and intervention in whole number arithmetic across grades K to 5. The integrated set of classroom tools includes: (1) Nine carefully designed schedules of assessment tasks; (2) Nine models of…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Mathematics, Student Evaluation, Evaluation Methods
Stoll, Louise; Taylor, Carol; Spence-Thomas, Karen; Brown, Chris – UCL IOE Press, 2018
Catalyst is designed to support and promote the change, professional learning and development of groups of teacher leaders, both within and across schools. It consists of two sets of evidence-informed resource cards and a clear and detailed facilitator guide. Catalyst is designed for schools in all contexts and across all student age groups. It is…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Cooperative Learning, Faculty Development, Interpersonal Communication
Heck, Dan, Ed.; Chval, Kathryn, Ed.; Weiss, Iris, Ed.; Ziebarth, Steven W., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2012
Curriculum materials are among the most pervasive and powerful influences on school mathematics. In many mathematics classes, student assignments, the questions the teacher asks, the ways students are grouped, the forms of assessment, and much more originate in curriculum materials. At the same time, teachers have considerable latitude in how they…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Curriculum, Instructional Materials, College Mathematics
Wright, Robert J.; Ellemor-Collins, David; Tabor, Pamela D. – SAGE Publications (CA), 2011
This fourth book in the Mathematics Recovery series equips teachers with detailed pedagogical knowledge and resources for teaching number to 7 to 11-year olds. Drawing on extensive programs of research, curriculum development, and teacher development, the book offers a coherent, up-to-date approach emphasizing computational fluency and the…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Intervention, Mental Computation, Special Education
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Bartlett, Robin L. – Journal of Economic Education, 1995
Reviews research literature on the effectiveness of cooperative learning in higher education. Identifies and discusses the free-rider problem inherent in assigning grades in cooperative learning activities. Proposes that one randomly selected group member take the examination with his or her grade assigned to all group members. (CFR)
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Economics Education, Females, Grades (Scholastic)
Gredler, Margaret E.; Shields, Carolyn Claytor – Guilford Publications, 2007
Most educators are familiar with Lev Vygotsky's concept of the "zone of proximal development," yet the bulk of Vygotsky's pioneering theory of cognitive development largely remains unknown. This volume provides a systematic, authoritative overview of Vygotsky's work and its implications for educational research and practice. Major topics include…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Research Methodology, Learning Theories, World Views
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Foorman, Barbara; Beyler, Nicholas; Borradaile, Kelley; Coyne, Michael; Denton, Carolyn A.; Dimino, Joseph; Furgeson, Joshua; Hayes, Lynda; Henke, Juliette; Justice, Laura; Keating, Betsy; Lewis, Warnick; Sattar, Samina; Streke, Andrei; Wagner, Richard; Wissel, Sarah – National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, 2016
The goal of this practice guide is to offer educators specific, evidence-based recommendations for teaching foundational reading skills to students in kindergarten through 3rd grade. This guide is a companion to the existing practice guide, "Improving Reading Comprehension in Kindergarten Through 3rd Grade", and as a set, these guides…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Beginning Reading, Reading Instruction, Teaching Methods
Muhlstein, Eleanor A.; Croft, Doreen J. – 1986
Current interest and controversy about the use of microcomputers with young children led to a study of 13 3- to 5-year-old girls and boys enrolled at the De Anza College Child Development Center in Cupertino, California. Designed to determine the effectiveness of the computer in enhancing language experiences and development of cooperative play…
Descriptors: Child Development, Childrens Games, Classroom Observation Techniques, Cooperation
Schliemann, Analucia D.; Carraher, David W.; Brizuela, Barbara M. – Lawrence Erlbaum Associates (Bks), 2007
This book contributes to a growing body of research relevant to efforts to make algebra an integral part of early mathematics instruction, an area of studies that has come to be known as Early Algebra. It provides both a rationale for promoting algebraic reasoning in the elementary school curriculum and empirical data to support it. The authors…
Descriptors: Algebra, Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Curriculum, Arithmetic
Berlin, Donna F., Ed.; White, Arthur L., Ed. – International Consortium for Research in Science and Mathematics Education (NJ3), 2010
The chapters in this book reflect the work of science and mathematics educators who have worked for many years at the international level. As members of the International Consortium for Research in Science and Mathematics Education, their work provides readers with issues, models, practices, and research results that have applicability and…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Research and Development, Mathematics Education
Klingner, Janette K.; Vaughn, Sharon; Boardman, Alison – Guilford Publications, 2007
A highly practical resource for the classroom, this book offers clear, research-based recommendations for helping students at all grade levels understand and learn from what they read. Explaining the skills and strategies that good readers use to comprehend text, the authors show how to support struggling students in developing these skills. They…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Teaching Methods, Learning Problems
Warmbrod, Catharine P.; Gordon, Marilyn J. – 1985
This three-part instructional guide was developed to assist vocational instructors in marketing education to help their students in the development of broadly applicable, nontechnical (often called quality of work life--QWL) skills. The first section of the guide describes in detail the important QWL skills needed for work and identifies specific…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Cooperative Education, Distributive Education, Educational Resources
Wahlstrom, Riitta – 1991
This report presents the results and activity ideas created by a peace and international education project. The project implemented and evaluated activities suitable for primary school pupils over a three-year period. The goals, contents, and methods presented are those of peace and environmental education. The teaching suggestions, methods, and…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Educational Research, Educational Theories, Elementary Education
Shapiro, Edward S. – Guilford Publications, 2010
This popular practitioner guide and text presents an effective, problem-solving-based approach to evaluating and remediating academic skills problems. Leading authority Edward S. Shapiro provides practical strategies for working with students across all grade levels (K-12) who are struggling with reading, spelling, written language, or math.…
Descriptors: Performance Based Assessment, Intervention, Remedial Instruction, Educational Environment
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