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Bay-Williams, Jennifer M.; Bush, Sarah B.; Peters, Susan A.; McGatha, Maggie B. – National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2015
To succeed in college, career, and life, students need to become financially literate. But understanding the basics of a long-term investment or a short-term loan is not enough without the math skills to make financially sound choices. In the already full curriculum of middle schools today, how can teachers find room to include financial literacy?…
Descriptors: Money Management, Middle School Students, Teaching Methods, Mathematical Concepts
Kerns, Mary-Margaret – College Board, 2004
The College Board developed a program in the content areas of English and mathematics designed to prepare students for challenging content as early as grade 6 and extending through high school. Conceived with the goal of creating high-quality professional development activities with associated instructional strategies embedded in instructional…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Learner Engagement, Academic Achievement, Teacher Surveys
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Trela, Katherine; Gladstone-Brown, Wendy; Merritt, Norah; Raftis, Leah – Journal of the American Academy of Special Education Professionals, 2018
Teachers of students with significant cognitive disabilities have expressed the need for additional training and resources to realign instruction to general education standards. At the same time, pre-service teachers preparing to enter the field of special education need to be placed in classrooms where teachers have updated knowledge and skills…
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Middle School Students, Students with Disabilities, Partnerships in Education
Johnson, L.; Levine, A.; Smith, R.; Smythe, T. – New Media Consortium, 2009
The Horizon Report series is the product of the New Media Consortium's Horizon Project, an ongoing research project that seeks to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have a large impact on teaching, learning, research, or creative expression within education around the globe. This volume, the "Horizon Report: 2009 K-12…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Teaching Methods, Creativity, Learning Processes
Delgado, Jane – College Board, 2005
SpringBoard is a comprehensive instructional program in English language arts and mathematics that reflects powerful, research-based understandings about how people learn. This report presents a model of learning based on cognitive science with particular attention to the role of memory and language. The instructional framework of strategic…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Language Arts, Mathematics Instruction, English Instruction