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Barbieri, Kim E. – Social Education, 2011
Graphic organizers are immensely popular--and much utilized--in many classrooms, particularly at the elementary level. These creative and innovate teaching tools are a very effective addition to the teaching repertoire and may be designed to maximize precious class time. For the secondary social studies teacher, their instant appeal and universal…
Descriptors: Primary Sources, Instructional Materials, Social Studies, Secondary School Teachers
Carey, John C.; Martin, Ian – Ronald H. Fredrickson Center for School Counseling Outcome Research & Evaluation, 2015
The purpose of this paper is to present a review of the major policy studies concerning school counseling in the United States that were disseminated between 2000 and 2014. In all, reviewers located 37 documents that were disseminated between 2000 and 2014, and that were either intentionally written with a focus on policy implications or were…
Descriptors: School Counseling, School Counselors, School Policy, School Surveys
Arani, Mohammad Reza Sarkar; Keisuke, Fukaya; Lassegard, James P. – Online Submission, 2010
This research examines "lesson study" as a traditional model of creating professional knowledge in schools. "Lesson study," typically defined as teachers' classroom based collaborative research, has a long history in Japan as a shared professional culture with potential for enhancing learning, enriching classroom activities and…
Descriptors: Teacher Collaboration, Educational Research, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary Education
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Brownell, William A. – Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 2006
During the twentieth century, major changes occurred in conception of arithmetic as a school subject. These changes resulted from both the study of arithmetic itself and from influences from movements and developments outside the subject matter; and they have affected both the content of arithmetic and the methodology of presenting that content to…
Descriptors: Arithmetic, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Educational Change
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Barrett, T. Gregory; Thaxton, Lourene – American Indian Culture and Research Journal, 2007
This article's thesis is that a cross-cultural brokerage composed of Indians and non-Indians was essential for bringing the Navajo Community College (NCC) to fruition. To explain this brokerage, the study first examines the concept of cultural brokerage and then uses the concept as a lens through which to explore the roles of various…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Navajo (Nation), Community Colleges, Role
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Jones, Megan – Social Education, 2011
In late December of 1951, a news story out of Mims, Florida, shocked the nation. The story contained elements of prejudice, discrimination, injustice, lynching, rape, bombings, and murder. The story not only made headlines across the country, but also the world. On the evening of December 25, a bomb was placed under the floor joists of the bedroom…
Descriptors: African Americans, Civil Rights, Labor, Unions
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Buswell, Carol – Social Education, 2011
People confront stereotypes every day, both in and out of the classroom. Some ideas have been carried in the collective memory and classroom textbooks for so long they are generally recognized as fact. Many are constantly being reinforced by personal experiences, family discussions, and Hollywood productions as well. The distinct advantage to…
Descriptors: Stereotypes, Content Analysis, American Indians, Teaching Methods
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Rosenbaum, David L. – Social Education, 2009
When President Franklin D. Roosevelt took office on March 4, 1933, 15 million Americans, or one quarter of the nation's workers, were jobless. Hope faded as despair spread. Three years later, on July 10, 1936, Roosevelt took a special overnight train from Washington, D.C., to New York City for the dedication of the Triborough Bridge. The next day,…
Descriptors: World History, Corporations, Investment, Banking
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Kinash, Shelley; Knight, Diana; McLean, Matthew – Educational Technology & Society, 2015
University lectures are increasingly recorded or reproduced and made available to students online. This paper aggregates and critically reviews the associated literature, thematically organised in response to four questions. In response to the first question--does student attendance decrease when online content is made available--research…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Learning Processes, Teaching Methods, Constructivism (Learning)
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Williams, Peter – Scottish Educational Review, 2003
Presents a historical overview of educational cooperation among Commonwealth countries, 1959-2003, focusing on themes of cooperative international programs and institutions, consultation and joint activity, and Commonwealth student mobility. Addresses prospects for the future survival of this cooperation. (SV)
Descriptors: Educational Cooperation, Educational History, Foreign Countries, Foreign Students
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Mulhern, John D. – Roeper Review, 2003
This reprint of a 1978 article considers identification of the academically gifted, common learning characteristics of the academically gifted, and meeting the needs of the academically gifted in the regular classroom. It urges enrichment of regular classroom programs for the benefit of all students. (Contains references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Academically Gifted, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrichment Activities
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Johnson, Roger T.; Johnson, David W. – Science Teacher, 2000
Suggests the use of the cooperative learning approach for better student understanding and describes current teaching trends which have students working alone and in subtle competition. First published in 1987. (YDS)
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnicity, Motivation
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Aisha, Bibi; Zamri, Sharifa NorulAkmar Syed; Abdallah, Nabeel; Abedalaziz, Mohammad; Ahmad, Mushtaq; Satti, Umbreen – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2017
In this study, different factors affecting students' differential equations (DEs) solving abilities were explored at pre university level. To explore main factors affecting students' differential equations problem solving ability, articles for a 19-year period, from 1996 to 2015, were critically reviewed and analyzed. It was revealed that…
Descriptors: Equations (Mathematics), Problem Solving, Secondary School Students, Literature Reviews
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Margolin, Ilana; Regev, Hayuta – Issues in the Undergraduate Mathematics Preparation of School Teachers, 2011
This case study examines the ways in which a teacher education program develops prospective teachers who implement the principles of constructing mathematical knowledge via a learning discourse. The study presents and analyzes a mathematical discourse in a 4th grade class as well as the feedback conversation of prospective teachers with their…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Preservice Teacher Education, Mathematics Education, Teacher Education Programs
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Frost, Joe L.; Wortham, Sue C. – Young Children, 1988
The evolution of children's playgrounds in the United States from the late 1800s to the present is discussed. This evolution was influenced by the development of kindergartens, nursery schools, public schools, and public parks. Essential elements in the building of developmentally appropriate playgrounds are outlined. (BB)
Descriptors: Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Early Childhood Education, Educational History, Guidelines
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