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Rule, Audrey C., Ed.; Grueniger, Erika, Ed.; Hingre, Denise, Ed.; McKenna, Kyle, Ed.; Williams, Rebecca, Ed. – Online Submission, 2006
A study was conducted with forty-seven preservice childhood (elementary) education teachers (42 F, 5 M) enrolled in two mathematics methods classes taught by the same instructor to determine the effect of these college students making curriculum materials appropriate for upper elementary students on the preservice teachers' knowledge of…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Mathematics Instruction
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Sole, Marla A. – Mathematics Teacher, 2016
Every day, students collect, organize, and analyze data to make decisions. In this data-driven world, people need to assess how much trust they can place in summary statistics. The results of every survey and the safety of every drug that undergoes a clinical trial depend on the correct application of appropriate statistics. Recognizing the…
Descriptors: Statistics, Mathematics Instruction, Data Collection, Teaching Methods
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Doolan, Amy L. – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
Theodore Roosevelt said, "To educate a person in mind and not in morals is to educate a menace to society." With this quote in mind, this paper describes three ethical issues in the discipline area of accounting. The format of the paper is to first provide background information on the ethical question or scenario then to provide a…
Descriptors: Accounting, Ethics, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods
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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
Inverness Research, 2009
The digital age has transformed how work is done in science, health care, the law, journalism, international relations, education, environmental conservation, agriculture, and engineering. To prepare students to thrive in today's society, teachers need to know more about how technologies are used in disciplines and workplaces, and--most…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Professional Development
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Hansen-Thomas, Holly; Cavagnetto, Andy – Bilingual Research Journal, 2010
This article investigates teachers' attitudes toward English Language Learners (ELLs) at three middle schools in Texas, New York, and Pennsylvania. These schools have been critically impacted by the presence of ELLs, whether due to large numbers, or to smaller, concentrated populations in schools that traditionally have not served ELLs. This…
Descriptors: Middle Schools, Second Language Learning, Middle School Teachers, English (Second Language)
Bacall, Aaron – Corwin Press, 2004
As educators, we often take ourselves a bit too seriously, so veteran educator and illustrator Aaron Bacall offers a little perspective with these lighthearted cartoons. Whether used as overheads for meetings or as an individual break in a busy day, this collection of whimsical glimpses at staff development will provide a moment to laugh and add a…
Descriptors: Cartoons, Administrators, Staff Development, Humor
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Cohen, Marvin; Tally, Bill – Journal of Computing in Teacher Education, 2004
The ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) Standards have put technology integration "on the map" for teacher educators, creating a useful reference point for guiding new teachers toward appropriate technology uses. The authors reflect on their work at a progressive teacher education college, assessing the strengths and…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Educational Technology, Standards, Inquiry
Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Mathematics and Science Education, Columbus, OH. – 1995
This document is a comprehensive directory of Federal offices, programs, and facilities for K-12 education in mathematics and science for the Northeast and Islands Region. The purpose of this directory is to assist educators, parents, and students in attaining the National Education Goals, particularly Goal 4: "By the Year 2000, U.S. students…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Programs, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Education
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Curriculum Development. – 1986
This syllabus for grade 7 was designed to improve the problem-solving abilities of students while continuing a natural development of mathematical skills and concepts. Seven major strands are provided under the following unit titles: (1) "An Introduction to Problem Solving"; (2) "Number Concepts"; (3) "Ratio, Proportion,…
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, Curriculum Development, Grade 7, Junior High Schools
Sullivan, Rick; Green, David – 1994
Teachers and students can view the world of animals together through an exploration of how-and-why questions about animals in this curriculum unit. The problem-solving and critical thinking skills of students are improved through interactive activities involving oral and written communication, mathematics, creative arts, music, dance, and creative…
Descriptors: Animals, Biology, Conservation (Environment), Creative Expression