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Givens, Ruth; Cowden, Ryan – Issues in Teacher Education, 2018
This article suggests that philosophy courses could play a key role in teacher education courses as a means of developing the critical thinking skills teachers need in the 21st-century classroom. The authors focus on: (1) Shifts in Education Standards; (2) The Value of Philosophy; and (3) Paths to Implementation. Five paths to implementation…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Educational Philosophy, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills
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Feiman-Nemser, Sharon – Educational Forum, 2018
This commentary highlights findings from two reviews of research on the preparation and continuing development of regular classroom teachers to teach English language learners. Since both reviews use my "central tasks of teacher learning" framework, the commentary also assesses the framework's usefulness in highlighting areas where…
Descriptors: Mainstreaming, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, English Language Learners
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Correa Ruiz, Carmen – Accounting Education, 2013
In this commentary, Correa Ruiz notes that from his analysis, Owen (2013) identified the essential elements to be included in a modern professional accounting curriculum, described how Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has embedded "Integrated Reporting" in its curriculum, and discussed future curriculum development,…
Descriptors: Accounting, Teaching Methods, Accountability, Course Content
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Tervo, Juuso – Art Education, 2017
The purpose of this article is to explore the claim that seeing art education as a human right reduces learning into a linear process of development and assigns art education a constricted place between a universal rule and its implementation. This makes the education of art easily integrated in any dominant constellation of power (e.g., the…
Descriptors: Art Education, Civil Rights, Ethics
Hollenbeck, James E.; Hristova-Hollenbeck, Darina Z. – Online Submission, 2010
This paper describes successful strategies based on research and practical applications used in the Greater Clark School Corporation in bringing many languages and cultures together. The most reasonable and correct course of action for teachers to take is to include the students in all class activities that will be enhanced by cooperative…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Student Attitudes, Cooperative Learning, Teaching Methods
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Berland, Leema K.; McNeill, Katherine L. – Science Education, 2012
Scientific argumentation and explanation are essential practices of science that have been highlighted as equally important for K-12 science education. However, as Osborne and Patterson (2011) have recently argued, both the term "argument" and "explanation" have multiple, overlapping, meanings, and uses in science education. In this article, the…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Science Education, Science Instruction, Classrooms
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Barrett, Jessica L.; Denegar, Craig R.; Mazerolle, Stephanie M. – Athletic Training Education Journal, 2018
Context: It is the educator's responsibility to prepare the students to be clinicians who think and reason critically while integrating research evidence into practice. Those new to the role of faculty member, who lack clinical and teaching experience, face challenges in the classroom application of those concepts. Objective: To discuss the…
Descriptors: Medical School Faculty, Teaching Methods, Evidence Based Practice, Medicine
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Thompson, Teresa L. – Communication Education, 2018
The study and practice of health communication have never been confined to the classroom context, as health communication is inherently practice-oriented while being simultaneously based in theory. In this article, Teresa Thompson, editor of "Health Communication" journal for over 30 years, reflects on the interrelationships between…
Descriptors: Health, Communication Skills, Communication Research, Teaching Methods
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Pierce, Benjamin A.; Honeycutt, Brenda B. – American Biology Teacher, 2007
Probability is an essential tool for understanding heredity and modern genetics, yet many students have difficulty with this topic due to the abstract and quantitative nature of the subject. To facilitate student learning of probability in genetics, we have developed a set of hands-on, cooperative activities that allow students to determine…
Descriptors: Heredity, Learning Activities, Genetics, Statistical Analysis
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Murphy, Gerald A.; Calway, Bruce A. – Australian Journal of Adult Learning, 2008
We question the current role of professional associations in developing a culture of learning beyond a sufficiency or competency level. This brings into question the underlying philosophy of Professional Standards legislation. This legislation mandates continuing professional development for professionals without stating what should be achieved…
Descriptors: Professional Associations, Role, Standards, Professional Development
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Howe, Christine; Mercer, Neil – Language and Education, 2017
This commentary discusses the four papers that comprise the special issue on dialogic teaching and learning, while making general observations that apply across the field as a whole. Similarities and differences are identified over the concepts of "dialogue" and "dialogic pedagogy". The possibility is raised that some aspects…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Multilingualism, Faculty Development, Cost Effectiveness
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Solmsen, Bradley – Journal of Jewish Education, 2012
Woocher's vision for Reinventing Jewish Education for the 21st Century is clear, compelling, and convincing. The author agrees with Woocher's overarching analysis and deeply believes that profound change is necessary. At the same time, he wants to call for a note of caution related to Woocher's emphasis on the learner at the center. Within the…
Descriptors: Jews, Educational Change, Educational Experience, Judaism
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Liu, Peng – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2017
Chinese culture is widely regarded as being dominated by Confucian thought, which is characterized as focusing on morality, relationalism and collectivism. Also, Chinese culture has been deemed to be very hierarchical and lacking in a sense of autonomy. However, there has been little attention paid to other diverse elements in Chinese culture and…
Descriptors: Asian Culture, Leadership, Foreign Countries, Cultural Influences
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Pellegrino, James W. – Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy & Practice, 2017
In this commentary on this issue's focus article by Baird et al., Pellegrino focuses first on the fundamental nature of educational assessment and its connection to theories, models, and data on learning. He then discusses the contemporary views of learning in the form of learning progressions as they relate to assessment development. In the third…
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Learning Theories, International Assessment, Learning
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Smink, Jeff – Educational Leadership, 2012
Summer school makes an unlikely candidate for a bright spot in education reform during these difficult economic times. It occupies a long-held negative place in U.S. culture, prompting dread in the hearts of many former and current students. Summer school conjures up images of sitting in hot classrooms and receiving remedial instruction while…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Summer Schools, Educational Change, Remedial Instruction
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