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Louisiana Department of Education, 2013
This module assumes that the information presented in previous modules is well known to the learner. Module 5 is the second of three modules (4, 5, and 6) designed to provide an in-depth look at the Standards of Mathematical Practice which are part of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics. Module 5 focuses on how the practices connect to…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Academic Standards, State Standards, Mathematics Skills
Louisiana Department of Education, 2013
This module assumes that the information presented in previous modules is well known to the learner. Module 6 is the third of three modules (4, 5, and 6) designed to provide an in-depth look at the Standards of Mathematical Practice which are part of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics. Module 6 focuses on strategies for implementing…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Academic Standards, State Standards, Mathematics Instruction
Johnson, L.; Adams Becker, S.; Estrada, V.; Martín, S. – New Media Consortium, 2013
The "Technology Outlook for STEM+ Education 2013-2018: An NMC Horizon Project Sector Analysis" reflects a collaborative research effort between the New Media Consortium (NMC), the Centro Superior para la Enseñanza Virtual (CSEV), the Departamento de Ingeniería Eléctrica, Electrónica y de Control at the Universidad Nacional de Educación a…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Computer Uses in Education, Adoption (Ideas), Technological Advancement
Oberdorf, Christine; Taylor-Cox, Jennifer – Eye on Education, 2012
Provide targeted mathematics instruction for every child. These books combine formative assessment with practical activities to differentiate the elementary classroom. The formative assessments include student work samples at varying levels. The authors: (1) Illustrate the distinction between a "traditional" assessment and an "enhanced"…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Formative Evaluation, State Standards, Mathematics Instruction
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McVarish, Judith; Ely, Margot; Signer, Barbara – Journal of Urban Learning, Teaching, and Research, 2006
This study rests on written statements made by New York City teachers and administrators. The study documents what a sample of urban teachers of mathematics and school principals in elementary, middle, and high schools state are: impediments of, as well as supports to, their productive teaching of mathematics, and their suggestions of what is…
Descriptors: Mathematics Teachers, Urban Teaching, Urban Schools, Teacher Effectiveness
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Dalgarno, Nancy; Colgan, Lynda – Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies, 2007
This paper reports on the needs identified as important to 27 novice elementary mathematics teachers and examines how Connect-ME, an online mathematics community, provides these supports. Qualitative data were collected using two focus groups and 16 telephone interviews. Findings validate the need for alternative teacher professional development…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Focus Groups, Mathematics Teachers, Elementary Education
National Academies Press, 2005
How do you get a fourth-grader excited about history? How do you even begin to persuade high school students that mathematical functions are relevant to their everyday lives? In this volume, practical questions that confront every classroom teacher are addressed using the latest exciting research on cognition, teaching, and learning. How Students…
Descriptors: Learning Processes, History Instruction, Mathematics Instruction, Science Instruction
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Potter, Suzanne – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 2007
Despite increasing recognition that whole-school approaches to sustainability have an important contribution to make in moving society towards a more sustainable existence, progress in this area remains slow. By examining the practices of the Ananda Marga River School, a small independent school in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland of Queensland, this…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Student Empowerment, Private Schools, Case Studies
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Walker, Allan; Qian, Haiyan – Journal of Educational Administration, 2006
Purpose: This article aims to set the scene for this Special Issue on beginning principals and to inform one's understanding of how new principals manage their work lives to make a difference in their schools. Design/methodology/approach: Based on recent literature on beginning principals, the paper draws together and analyses issues encompassing…
Descriptors: Beginning Principals, International Cooperation, Expectation, Recruitment
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Hoff, Dianne L.; Yoder, Nancy; Hoff, Peter S. – Journal of Educational Administration, 2006
Purpose: George Counts' classic 1932 speech asks, "Dare the school build a new social order?" This article proposes examining whether emerging school leaders are prepared to face this challenge and embrace the society-building responsibility at the core of public schooling. It aims to focus especially on students from homogeneous…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Graduate Students, Public Schools, Leadership Training
Fazio, Lisa; Siegler, Robert – UNESCO International Bureau of Education, 2011
Students around the world have difficulties in learning about fractions. In many countries, the average student never gains a conceptual knowledge of fractions. This research guide provides suggestions for teachers and administrators looking to improve fraction instruction in their classrooms or schools. The recommendations are based on a…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Learning Activities, Teaching Methods, Numbers
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Garvis, Susanne; Pendergast, Donna – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2010
This paper examines and reports on beginning generalist teacher self-efficacy, which Bandura (1997) suggests plays an important part in student outcomes. In 2008, 201 beginning generalist teachers throughout the state of Queensland, Australia, participated in a study that aimed to provide a snapshot of current perceptions towards support in…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Foreign Countries, Beginning Teachers, Art Education
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Kuhn, G. – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2008
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) was tasked with identifying the key science concepts for science literacy in K-12 students in America (AAAS, 1990, 1993). The AAAS Atlas of Science Literacy (2001) has organized roughly half of these science concepts or benchmarks into fifty flow charts. Each flow chart or strand map…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Maps, Flow Charts, Scientific Literacy
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Brown, Pamela U. – Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education, 2005
This chapter will explore the "shadow curriculum" (a term used by those who question the assumption that direct selling to students who are compelled to attend school is questionable on several levels--ethical, moral, and democratic) and its connection to media literacy. The author first summarizes the kinds of marketing in schools that…
Descriptors: Television Viewing, Marketing, Decision Making, Corporations