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Ndoro, Virginia W.; Hanley, Gregory P.; Tiger, Jeffrey H.; Heal, Nicole A. – Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 2006
The current study describes preschool teacher-child interactions during several commonly scheduled classroom activities in which teachers deliver instructions. An observation system was developed that incorporated measurement of evidence-based compliance strategies and included the types of instructions delivered (e.g., integral or deficient…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Learning Activities, Class Activities, Behavior Problems
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Sell, Katharina C. – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2017
What are our options if we have to let go of the idea of controllability in our ever more complex world? What tools do we have to navigate in a territory that we can't "manage" anymore, where the old instruments of command and control have lost their grip? What makes us "know" when intellectual knowing capitulates in the face…
Descriptors: Transformational Leadership, Experiential Learning, Organizational Change, Action Research
Carroll, Joyce Armstrong – School Library Monthly, 2012
Writing a good thesis provides a successful foundation for composing an essay. Teaching how to do that, however, is quite another matter. Teachers often say to students, "Find a thesis," or "Get a thesis," or "Bring in a thesis statement tomorrow," as if students could order one like a pizza, command it like a pet pooch, or grasp one out of thin…
Descriptors: Theses, Content Area Writing, Writing Skills, Research Papers (Students)
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Stone, Jody H. – Science and Children, 2018
As every elementary teacher knows, an elementary classroom is a busy place. While literacy and mathematics command the majority of hours of the school day, many schools are left with an inadequate amount of time to devote to science. In an urban district, students in grades K-5 receive a mere 30 minutes a day for science and social studies. There…
Descriptors: Elementary School Science, Grade 4, Learning Centers (Classroom), Urban Schools
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Dahlbeck, Johan – Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2014
In this article I will investigate a perceived tension in Swedish early childhood education (ECE) policy between reevaluating certain foundational claims on the one hand and following universal moral commands on the other. I ask the question; how is it that certain commonly held assumptions are being debunked and others left undisturbed in this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Moral Values, Educational Policy, Educational Philosophy
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Dou, Henri; And Others – Education for Information, 1988
Outlines the steps involved in bibliometric studies, and demonstrates the ability to execute simple studies on microcomputers by downloading files using only the capability of MS/DOS. Detailed illustrations of the MS/DOS commands used are provided. (eight references) (CLB)
Descriptors: Bibliometrics, Computer Oriented Programs, Databases, Microcomputers
Traven, Bill – PC/Computing, 1988
Discusses using the DOS PATH command (for MS-DOS) to enable the microcomputer user to move from directory to directory on a hard drive. Lists the commands to be programed, gives examples, and explains the use of each. (MVL)
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Computer Uses in Education, Computers, Display Systems
Isaac, Gayle; Moore, Brian – School Business Affairs, 2011
Preparing for every possible contingency seems daunting, but with teamwork and some help from the government, it's almost do-able. There is a great system out there that will help business professionals and educators develop a strong, effective emergency preparedness plan. If they haven't done a good job of implementing a solid emergency response…
Descriptors: Emergency Programs, Information Sources, Guidelines, Crisis Management
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McGarvey, Robert J. – T.H.E. Journal, 2010
It's a riddle faced by virtually every IT director: how to fulfill users' desire for more muscular computing resources while still obliging administrators' commands to keep education spending down. Against long odds, many district technology directors have been fulfilling both counts, optimizing their computing systems with improvements that pay…
Descriptors: Computers, Educational Technology, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Finance
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Schulte, Paige L. – Social Studies and the Young Learner, 2005
Total Physical Response (TPR), developed by James Asher, is defined as a teaching technique whereby a learner responds to language input with body motions. Performing a chant or the game "Robot" is an example of a TPR activity, where the teacher commands her robots to do some task in the classroom. Acting out stories and giving imperative commands…
Descriptors: Motion, Teaching Methods, Kinesthetic Methods, Elementary Education
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Grob, George F. – American Journal of Evaluation, 2014
The primary focus of this article is ''advocating for the results of a specific evaluation.'' To some extent, all evaluators are advocates, however the author notes, "there is no great mystery in how to use evaluations for advocacy, especially with respect to influencing policy making within federal and state…
Descriptors: Evaluators, Advocacy, Role, Evaluation Research
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Meyer, Oliver; Coyle, Do; Halbach, Ana; Schuck, Kevin; Ting, Teresa – Language, Culture and Curriculum, 2015
Over the past decades content and language integrated learning (CLIL) research has predominantly focused on the language proficiency of CLIL learners. The results are very promising and show that working language skills in learners, especially reading and listening skills, can be improved through a CLIL programme. Studies focusing on subject…
Descriptors: Multiple Literacies, Course Content, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
Maxwell, Lesli A. – Education Week, 2013
A patchwork of testing accommodations is used in the nation's public schools to help students with disabilities and those still learning English show their command of academic content, just as their general education peers do. The list of accommodations--providing extra time, allowing the use of dictionaries, and reading test directions aloud, to…
Descriptors: Testing Accommodations, State Standards, English Language Learners, Accessibility (for Disabled)
Townsend, Alfred S. – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2011
"Introduction to Effective Music Teaching: Artistry and Attitude" provides the prospective teacher with front-line tested strategies and approaches that are based on current research and the author's three decades of service as a public school music educator, department chairman, and public school district music administrator. Starting with a…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Public Schools, Music Education, Teacher Effectiveness
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Clarence, Sherran; Albertus, Latiefa; Mwambene, Lea – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education and Educational Planning, 2014
In South Africa and in other parts of the world, many professions are bemoaning the poor ability of many graduates to communicate their skills and knowledge effectively once they enter the workplace. Increasingly, pressure is placed on higher education to do more in terms of equipping future professionals with the necessary critical reading,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Writing Instruction, Legal Education (Professions), Large Group Instruction
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