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Winkel, Lois – School Library Media Activities Monthly, 1998
Easy-to-read books are not just stories. Many are about science, math, and history. This article provides an annotated bibliography of story, history, math, and science easy-to-read books published in 1997. The author recommends spending money to replace worn older outstanding titles rather than automatically buying new titles of lesser quality.…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Beginning Reading, Childrens Libraries, Childrens Literature
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Hofmeister, Alan M. – Journal of Direct Instruction, 2004
Nationally, public education prepares to meet increasing federal and state accountability requirements. This article examines the history of math education reform and concludes that many present national trends do not provide substantive, valid alternatives to past failed practices. The evidence documents a failure to apply fundamental research…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Public Education, Accountability, Mathematics Instruction
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Park, Elizabeth S.; Ngo, Federick; Melguizo, Tatiana – Research in Higher Education, 2021
Limited attention has been placed on the relationship between developmental math and STEM outcomes in community college. We therefore examine one particular experience during the transition from high school to college called math misalignment, which occurs when college students are placed lower in math than is warranted given their high-school…
Descriptors: Student Placement, Mathematics Instruction, High School Students, Mathematics Achievement
Downs, Philip; Patton-McFarren, Erin – Principal, 2009
No matter how many bulletin boards, exit signs, motivational posters, and directional signage in a school, write the authors, there are always wall spaces that cry out for something to cover them. In 2006, when Cedar Canyon Elementary School opened its doors for the first time, the amount of bare wall space was noticeable even after putting up…
Descriptors: Art Education, Bulletin Boards, Art Products, Artists
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Appelbaum, Peter; Friedler, Louis M.; Ortiz, Carlos E.; Wolff, Edward F. – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2009
This article offers suggestions for achieving the internationalization of university mathematics-related curricular offerings. It presents learning objectives and related student outcomes, raises general issues related to internationalization, and then discusses how to incorporate the objectives and address these issues within the university…
Descriptors: Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Education, Behavioral Objectives, Global Approach
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Ashcraft, Mark H.; Moore, Alex M. – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2009
The authors provide a brief review of the history and assessment of math anxiety, its relationship to personal and educational consequences, and its important impact on measures of performance. Overall, math anxiety causes an "affective drop," a decline in performance when math is performed under timed, high-stakes conditions, both in laboratory…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Short Term Memory, Mathematics Anxiety, Mathematics Achievement
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Lorimer, Maureen Reilly – Journal for Learning through the Arts, 2011
To address arts education disparities in middle level schools, this paper explores evidence that infusing the visual and performing arts into language arts, math, science, and history/social studies courses is a pedagogical approach that meets the developmental needs of early adolescents and fosters a relevant, challenging, integrative, and…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Practices, Middle Schools, Program Implementation
Bloech, Henning – American School & University, 2006
Five days a week, more than 55 million children, teachers and employees spend the majority of their waking hours in the U.S. school buildings. Besides being exposed to science, history and math, children and teachers are exposed to hundreds if not thousands of potentially hazardous chemicals and pollutants. Because children spend so much time in…
Descriptors: School Buildings, Pollution, School Safety, Hazardous Materials
Russell, Nicole M. – ProQuest LLC, 2011
Achievement gap language has become associated with the observed disparities on a number of educational measures between the academic performances of Black and White students. This theoretical lens is problematic because it sends an unintended message that Black students are not worthy of study in their own right. Using a mixed-methodological…
Descriptors: African American Students, Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Education, Educational History
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Parslow, Graham R. – Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 2012
Teaching by night and reflecting on a subject by day is the way that Salman Khan sees education evolving in the age of online lectures. Khan believes he is onto something in what he styles the "flipped classroom." In Khan's view, there is no need for students to be divided into grades by age. Instead, they should learn at their own pace, moving on…
Descriptors: Homework, Video Technology, Lecture Method, Science Instruction
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Maillat, Didier; Serra, Cecilia – International Journal of Multilingualism, 2009
This paper focusses on the teaching of non-linguistic subject matters in a second or third language through bilingual education. We investigate how this specific educational framework influences the development of linguistic competence as well as disciplinary knowledge. Based on a large-scale corpus of classroom interactions collected in bilingual…
Descriptors: Linguistic Competence, Immersion Programs, Bilingual Education, Multilingualism
Wilson, Martin Ezikiel – ProQuest LLC, 2013
School administrators and educational policy makers have made a substantial effort to address the learning needs of students in Saint Martin, yet the achievement gap between students in Saint Martin and students in metropolitan France still persists. Risk factors such as family structure, socioeconomic status, immigration, and difficulty of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Achievement Gap, Academic Achievement, Language Proficiency
National Writing Project (NJ1), 2009
Writing as a tool for thinking, learning, and communicating is crucial to academic and career success as well as to active citizenship in a democracy. This annual report of the National Writing Project features teachers of math, chemistry, art, history, and business who develop their students as writers. These educators employ writing to engage…
Descriptors: Technical Writing, Academic Achievement, Annual Reports, Content Area Writing
Johnson, Betty Lee – Teacher, 1976
Take note: Music is song singing plus history, science and math. Add these multidisciplinary measures to class study. (Editor)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Mathematics, Music Education, Reading Skills
Shaw, Emily J.; Marini, Jessica P.; Beard, Jonathan; Shmueli, Doron; Young, Linda; Ng, Helen – College Board, 2016
In February of 2013, the College Board announced it would undertake a redesign of the SAT® in order to develop an assessment that better reflects the work that students will do in college, focusing on the core knowledge and skills that evidence has shown to be critical in preparation for college and career. The redesigned test will be introduced…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Test Construction, College Readiness, College Admission
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