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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)
Nicely, Robert F., Jr., Ed.; Sigmund, Thomas F., Ed. – 1988
One of the strengths of the Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics (PCTM) is that it gives mathematicians and mathematics educators the opportunity to exchange and contribute to each other's professional growth. The topic for each yearbook is chosen to coincide with the annual PCTM meeting. This 1988 yearbook contains 27 articles which…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Artificial Intelligence, Calculus, College Mathematics
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Nabrs Olah, Leslie; Lawrence, Nancy R.; Riggan, Matthew – Peabody Journal of Education, 2010
Although interim assessments are currently promoted as a mechanism for improving teaching and student learning, we know little about how teachers use this data to modify instruction. This article presents findings from a larger study on teachers' use of interim assessment information in elementary mathematics. We address the following questions:…
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Benchmarking, Evaluation Utilization, Formative Evaluation
Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg. – 2000
This document presents the Pennsylvania Early Childhood Learning Continuum Indicators, the developmental steps that a learner performs to demonstrate knowledge as stated in the state's Academic Standards. The indicators are not academic standards themselves, but focus on preschool through Grade 2 skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening,…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Early Childhood Education, Educational Objectives, Evaluation Criteria
Nicely, Robert F., Jr., Ed.; Sigmund, Thomas F., Ed. – 1987
One of the strengths of the Pennsylvania Council of Teachers of Mathematics (PCTM) is that it gives mathematicians and mathematics educators the opportunity to exchange and contribute to each other's professional growth. The topic for each yearbook is chosen to coincide with the annual PCTM meeting. This 1987 yearbook contains 14 articles which…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Business Education, Calculus, College Mathematics
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 Mid-Atlantic 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 will be…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Programs, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Education
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Dreon, Oliver; Kerper, Richard M.; Landis, Jon – Middle School Journal (J1), 2011
Say the phrase "Charlie bit my finger," and just about every human being with Internet access visualizes the viral video clip of baby Charlie precociously biting the finger of his brother. With almost 200 million views, this video represents just one of thousands of viral videos that form a core component of modern entertainment, news,…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Adolescent Literature, Teacher Education Programs, Student Interests
Chestnut Ridge School District, New Paris, PA. – 1987
This project developed a lesson authoring system, a component which provided communications between students and teachers using electronic mail, and calculus lessons which were formatively evaluated with 20 students at four high schools. The authoring system utilized word processors to write the lessons and a BASIC computer program to execute the…
Descriptors: Calculus, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Networks, Computer Software