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Bazler, Judith, Ed.; Van Sickle, Meta, Ed. – IGI Global, 2017
Curriculums for STEM education programs have been successfully implemented into numerous school systems for many years. Recently, the integration of arts education into such programs has proven to be significantly beneficial to students, resulting in a new method of teaching including science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics.…
Descriptors: Art Education, STEM Education, Teaching Methods, Science Education
Adler, Jill, Ed.; Sfard, Anna, Ed. – Routledge Research in Education, 2016
"Research for Educational Change" presents ways in which educational research can fulfil its commitments to educational practice. Focussing its discussion within the context of mathematics education, it argues that while research-generated insights can have beneficial effects on learning and teaching, the question of how these effects…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Research, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction
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Swineford, Lois A.; Holtan, Boyd D. – School Science and Mathematics, 1991
The activities of a teacher who developed and piloted an eclectic model in an eighth grade mathematics classroom are described. Peer tutoring, cooperative learning, and mastery learning elements were selected and combined into a classroom program designed to increase student mathematics success. (KR)
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Grade 8, Junior High Schools, Mastery Learning
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Cheung, Alan; Slavin, Robert – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2016
As evidence-based reform becomes increasingly important in educational policy, it is becoming essential to understand how research design might contribute to reported effect sizes in experiments evaluating educational programs. The purpose of this study was to examine how methodological features such as types of publication, sample sizes, and…
Descriptors: Effect Size, Evidence Based Practice, Educational Change, Educational Policy
Karabenick, Stuart A., Ed.; Newman, Richard S., Ed. – Lawrence Erlbaum Associates (Bks), 2006
Building on Karabenick's earlier volume on this topic and maintaining its high standards of scholarship and intellectual rigor, this book brings together contemporary work that is theoretically as well as practically important. It highlights current trends in the area and gives expanded attention to applications to teaching and learning. The…
Descriptors: Helping Relationship, Bullying, Academic Advising, Help Seeking
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Quebec Fuentes, Sarah – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2013
Establishing a communication-rich classroom can be difficult. This article describes the process and findings of a practitioner action research study addressing the question of how teachers can interact with their students while they are working in groups to encourage and enhance student-to-student communication. Recommended research-based teacher…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Classroom Techniques, Action Research, Intervention
Nemirovsky, Ricardo, Ed.; Rosebery, Ann S., Ed.; Solomon, Jesse, Ed.; Warren, Beth, Ed. – Lawrence Erlbaum Associates (Bks), 2005
This book re-examines the dichotomy between the everyday and the disciplinary in mathematics and science education, and explores alternatives to this opposition from points of view grounded in the close examination of complex classroom events. It makes the case that students' everyday experience and knowledge in their entire manifold forms matter…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Science Education, Theory Practice Relationship, Instructional Design
Katehi, Linda, Ed.; Pearson, Greg, Ed.; Feder, Michael, Ed. – National Academies Press, 2009
Engineering education in K-12 classrooms is a small but growing phenomenon that may have implications for engineering and also for the other STEM subjects--science, technology, and mathematics. Specifically, engineering education may improve student learning and achievement in science and mathematics, increase awareness of engineering and the work…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Engineering, Technological Literacy, Educational Change
Jong, I. C.; Crook, C. W. – Engineering Education, 1990
The concept of displacement center for teaching the virtual work method in statistics is described. An analytical treatment of the displacement center is presented. An example which illustrates the essential elements of this concept is provided. (CW)
Descriptors: College Mathematics, College Science, Engineering Education, Engineers
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Rosa, Mauricio; Lerman, Stephen – Educational Studies in Mathematics, 2011
This paper is drawn from a doctoral thesis (Rosa, 2008) that examines the relations established between the construction of online identities and the teaching and learning of the definite integral concept in an online learning course. The role-playing game (RPG) is played out through chat and calls for the creation of characters (online…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Mathematics Education, Mathematical Concepts, Role Playing
Carlson, Jerry, Ed.; Levin, Joel R., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2012
The twin objectives of the series Psychological Perspectives on Contemporary Educational Issues are: (1) to identify issues in education that are relevant to professional educators and researchers; and (2) to address those issues from research and theory in educational psychology, psychology, and related disciplines. The present volume, consisting…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Reading Research, Reading Fluency, Early Reading
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Magidson, Susan – Journal of Mathematical Behavior, 2005
Within mathematics education, classroom teachers, educational researchers, and instructional designers share the common goals of understanding and improving the teaching and learning of mathematics. Teachers work to help students learn; researchers study how people learn and teach mathematics; and designers develop instructional materials to…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Mathematics Education, Instructional Materials, Teachers
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Huang, Min-Hsiung – Educational Research and Evaluation, 2009
Reports of international studies of student achievement often receive public attention worldwide. However, this attention overly focuses on the national rankings of average student performance. To move beyond the simplistic comparison of national mean scores, this study investigates (a) country differences in the measures of variability as well as…
Descriptors: International Studies, Academic Achievement, Program Effectiveness, Foreign Countries
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Brophy, Jere – Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, 1986
Several lines of needed research on teaching are discussed, including process-outcome research, structuring the content for clarity, teaching cognitive skills and problem-solving strategies, recitation and boardwork, seatwork and homework, conceptual change teaching, classroom organization and grouping, cooperative learning methods, sex equity,…
Descriptors: Classroom Research, Cognitive Processes, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
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Usman, Muhammad; Singh, Amit – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2011
The beginning of modern science is marked by efforts of pioneers to understand the natural world using a quantitative approach. As Galileo wrote, "the book of nature is written in the language of mathematics". The traditional undergraduate course curriculum is heavily focused on individual disciplines like biology, physics, chemistry,…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Interdisciplinary Approach, Biology, Sciences
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