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Paul, Casey Medlock – Literacy, 2018
This collective case study explores the strategies history, science and math teachers use to conduct close readings in their disciplines. Through qualitative analysis of forum posts and lesson plans submitted to a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) designed as professional development (PD), this study examines the strategies history, science and…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Lesson Plans, Online Courses, Faculty Development
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Hover, Ashlee – New Educator, 2021
As part of the requirements for Residency I, a clinical-based course to prepare undergraduates for teaching, teacher candidates (art, music, physical education, agriculture, English, history, math, and science) participated in "ATLAS" video case analysis activities to examine the instructional strategies of accomplished teachers. Before…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Video Technology, Case Method (Teaching Technique)
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Ippolito, Jacy; Dobbs, Christina L.; Charner-Laird, Megin – Learning Professional, 2017
Secondary teachers and leaders, many of whom are implementing the Common Core State Standards, are seeking guidance about how to implement disciplinary literacy practices. Of the four core subjects taught in secondary schools--English, history, math, and science--the authors have found through their work with secondary teachers that math teachers…
Descriptors: Literacy, Mathematics Instruction, Secondary School Teachers, Secondary School Mathematics
Dosser, Lyle Timothy – ProQuest LLC, 2019
This regression event history study identified factors that are related to the attrition of remedial math students at a rural Kansas community college. It was guided by Bean and Metzner's Nontraditional Undergraduate Student Attrition Model (1985). This study extended the applicability of the Bean and Metzner's (1985) Conceptual Model to remedial…
Descriptors: Remedial Mathematics, Two Year College Students, Community Colleges, Student Attrition
Blodget, Alden S. – Independent School, 2016
As is becoming increasingly clear from research into the role of emotion in learning, people think and learn about what matters to them. This article discusses why the purpose of education ought to be to help students figure out who they are and what the world means to them. This is how they become productive, moral citizens of the world.…
Descriptors: Private Schools, Models, Change, Role of Education
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White, Diana – PRIMUS, 2014
History of math courses are commonly offered in mathematics departments. Such courses naturally lend themselves to writing assignments, and a growing body of research supports writing as a means to learn mathematics. This article details two such assignments, providing an overview of the course in which they are situated, and a student-led…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, College Mathematics, Undergraduate Students, Student Surveys
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Roohr, Katrina Crotts; Sireci, Stephen G. – Educational Assessment, 2017
Test accommodations for English learners (ELs) are intended to reduce the language barrier and level the playing field, allowing ELs to better demonstrate their true proficiencies. Computer-based accommodations for ELs show promising results for leveling that field while also providing us with additional data to more closely investigate the…
Descriptors: Testing Accommodations, English Language Learners, Second Language Learning, Computer Assisted Testing
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Wirthwein, Linda; Sparfeldt, Jörn R.; Heyder, Anke; Buch, Susanne R.; Rost, Detlef H.; Steinmayr, Ricarda – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2020
Many studies have already found differences between male and female students in various motivational variables. With regard to the stereotypes associated to different school subjects, boys usually are more motivated in math or sciences whereas girls score higher in verbal subjects such as languages. Studies investigating sex differences in…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Sex Stereotypes, Intellectual Disciplines, Academic Achievement
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Guertin, Laura; Neville, Sara – Science Activities: Classroom Projects and Curriculum Ideas, 2011
The United States is currently experiencing its worst man-made environmental disaster, the BP Deepwater Horizon oil leak. The Gulf of Mexico oil spill is severe in its impact, but it is only one of several global oil spill disasters in history. Students can utilize the technology of Google Earth to explore the spatial and temporal distribution of…
Descriptors: Fuels, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Emergency Programs
Fong, Anthony; Finkelstein, Neal – WestEd, 2014
Given the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics, California's history of math acceleration in the middle grades, and the concern for correct math course placement for all students, this brief examines patterns from the past to shed light on considerations for the future. The brief, written by WestEd's Tony Fong and Neal Finkelstein, presents…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Student Placement, State Standards, Trend Analysis
Iyitoglu, Orhan; Çeliköz, Nadir – Online Submission, 2017
This study provides an account of the phenomenon of internet addiction from the perspective of academic achievement. In other words, this study aimed to explore the relation between academic performance of Turkish high school students in such different subject as Maths, English, History, GPA and their use of internet. Different school subjects…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Addictive Behavior, High School Students
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Fletcher-Wood, Harry – Teaching History, 2016
Readers of "Teaching History" will be familiar with the benefits and difficulties of cross-curricular planning, and the pages of this journal have often carried analysis of successful collaborations with the English department, or music, or geography. Harry Fletcher-Wood describes in this article a collaboration involving maths,…
Descriptors: History Instruction, History, Interdisciplinary Approach, Mathematics Instruction
Orozco, Socorro – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Although the struggles of Latino students across the educational pipeline have been well studied, sociohistorical changes brought about by the introduction of digital technology and policy changes have created new layers of inquiry that demand further investigation of this phenomenon. This case study examined Latino(a) high school students'…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, High School Students, Technology Integration, Mathematics Instruction
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Brown, Amy Bingham – School Science and Mathematics, 2012
In Florida, recent legislative changes have granted community colleges the ability to offer baccalaureate degrees in education, frequently to non-traditional students. Based on information obtained from the literature covering preservice teachers' math knowledge, teachers' efficacy beliefs about math, and high-stakes mathematics testing, a study…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Methods Courses, Teacher Education Curriculum, Student Teacher Attitudes
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Millican, J. Si; Forrester, Sommer Helweh – Journal of Music Teacher Education, 2018
The pedagogical content knowledge framework has been used to decipher the complexities of teaching by integrating subject matter knowledge with knowledge of teaching and knowledge of learners. Researchers in math, English, and history have modified this framework to identify core teaching practices within their disciplines. Core teaching practices…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Teaching Methods, Music Education, Music Teachers
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