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Newberry, Melissa; Sanchez, Lucy Ordaz; Clark, Sarah K. – Teacher Education Quarterly, 2018
The teaching profession, at its core, is relational. Professional development of teachers is provided in many ways: one day seminars, professional learning communities, mentoring, etc. However, there has been little attention to the interaction between the teachers involved in the process and what influence this interaction has on their…
Descriptors: Interprofessional Relationship, Teaching (Occupation), Faculty Development, Communities of Practice
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Smagorinsky, Peter – Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 2018
In this commentary, the author reconceives Vygotsky's zone of proximal development (ZPD), particularly its conflation with the notion of instructional scaffolding. The author reviews Vygotsky's description of the ZPD and how it has come to be misinterpreted; summarizes Wood, Bruner, and Ross's introduction of the scaffolding metaphor and how it…
Descriptors: Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Educational Theories, Misconceptions, Cognitive Development
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Bruner, Jerome S. – Journal of Reading, 1972
Presents responses to four broad questions by one of the featured speakers at the upcoming International Reading Association convention, Jerome S. Bruner, noted psychologist and writer. (VJ)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Innovation, Educational Problems, Educational Vouchers
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Bruner, Jerome S. – Journal of Social Issues, 1983
In this 1964 paper, Bruner argued for a redefinition of the nature, direction, and aims of education because of increased understanding of man as a species and of individual mental growth, clearer understanding of the educational process, and the changing nature of society. (CMG)
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Educational Change, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education
BRUNER, JEROME S. – 1965
UNDER THE DIRECTION OF PROFESSOR BRUNER, THE CENTER FOR COGNITIVE STUDIES AT HARVARD UNIVERSITY HAS CARRIED OUT A SERIES OF STUDIES ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF COGNITION. THERE HAVE BEEN OVER 30 EXPERIMENTS ON THE GROWTH OF PERCEPTION, PROBLEM-SOLVING, AND REASONING BETWEEN THE AGES OF 3 AND 10, IN PURSUIT OF A THEORY TO ACCOUNT FOR THE CHANGES IN…
Descriptors: Children, Cognitive Ability, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes
Wallace, Jane Bruner – 2000
Two third grade classes in a private school in North Carolina were given keyboarding instruction using Sunburst's "Type To Learn." So that the effects of color-coding could be examined, one class was given standard keyboards to use (control group), while the other was given keyboards that were color-coded according to proper finger placement…
Descriptors: Color, Comparative Analysis, Computer Software, Grade 3
Bruner, Jerome S. – Phi Delta Kappan, 1971
Descriptors: Activism, Curriculum Development, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Change
Bruner, Elaine C. – 1968
A reading program developed to teach the minimum set of skills which enable children to recognize words as rapidly as possible through direct instruction in left-to-right orientation, blending, rhyming, and sounds is described. The materials for the program consist of teacher presentation notebooks used by the teachers in working with small groups…
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Directed Reading Activity, Disadvantaged Youth, Reading Programs
Bruner, Karen, Comp. – 1971
The material in this pamphlet, compiled by the Institute of International Studies, is based on requests for information by students and teachers concerning research, study, travel, and work abroad. Two major sections are provided. The first treats United States government-sponsored opportunities and includes: (1) lecturing and advanced research…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Training, Field Trips, Intercultural Programs
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Bruner, Jerome S. – Oxford Review of Education, 1975
An analysis is provided of the effects of poverty on child development and later intellectual competence, in terms of goal seeking and problem solving, use of language, and patterns of social reciprocity. Implications are charted for public policy and for the conduct of early childhood education. (EH)
Descriptors: Child Development, Cognitive Development, Early Childhood Education, Educational Policy
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Bruner, Jerome S. – Journal of Child Language, 1975
A speech act approach to the transition from pre-linguistic to linguistic communication is adopted in order to consider language in relation to behavior and to allow for an emphasis on the use, rather than the form, of language. A pilot study of mothers and infants is discussed. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: Attention, Child Language, Concept Formation, Language Acquisition
Bruner, Ruth Anne – Media and Methods, 1975
The teacher of creative writing should be willing to begin by making a fool of himself. (JH)
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Creative Dramatics, Creative Writing, Creativity
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Bruner, L. J. – American Journal of Physics, 1979
Described is a cardiovascular simulator which illustrates the use of a catheter-coupled external transducer for dynamic pressure measurements in the circulatory system. With the simulator, students can observe the effects of stroke volume and rate upon maximum, minimum, and mean arterial pressure. (Author/GA)
Descriptors: Blood Circulation, Cardiovascular System, College Science, Higher Education
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Ratner, Nancy; Bruner, Jerome – Journal of Child Language, 1978
The nature of early games and how they might assist the infant in language acquisition were explored in a longitudinal study of two mother-infant dyads, using video-recordings of their free play. The analysis of appearance and disappearance games was particularly revealing. (EJS)
Descriptors: Child Language, Games, Infants, Language Acquisition
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Bruner, Jerome S. – Oxford Review of Education, 1975
The impact of poverty and dispossesion is investigated, describing the manner in which social and cultural background affects upbringing and thereby affects intellectual functioning. (Author/KM)
Descriptors: Child Development, Economic Factors, Educational Opportunities, Equal Education
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