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Pacific Region Educational Lab., Honolulu, HI. – 1995
Based on research and the work of groups engaged in mathematics and science education reform, this document describes the teaching, assessment, and professional development necessary for practitioners in the Pacific region to bring about mathematical and scientific literacy by improving the interaction among students, teachers, and content. The…
Descriptors: Course Content, Cultural Influences, Educational Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education
Stepanek, Jennifer – 1999
This booklet offers teachers a variety of strategies and resources for providing different levels of content and activities that will challenge all students, including gifted learners. It begins by discussing evolving definitions of giftedness and theories of intelligence. Means of identifying gifted students and indicators of mathematical and…
Descriptors: Ability Grouping, Ability Identification, Academically Gifted, Classroom Environment
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Meek, Simon J.; Pitman, Catherine L.; Miller, Alexander J. M. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2016
An introductory guide to deducing the mechanism of chemical reactions is presented. Following a typical workflow for probing reaction mechanism, the guide introduces a wide range of kinetic and mechanistic tools. In addition to serving as a broad introduction to mechanistic analysis for students and researchers, the guide has also been used by…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, College Science, Chemistry, Scientific Concepts
Gilliland, Hap – 1995
Much has been written about what is wrong with American Indian education, but too little emphasis has been placed on positive ideas for making education better and more relevant for Native American students. This book aims to fill that gap by providing teachers with practical information and suggestions for working with Native American students. A…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, Art Education, Classroom Techniques
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Ellis, James D. – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1990
Several models for preparing preservice and inservice teachers to use microcomputers in science teaching are described. A summary of research on the topic is included. A list of competencies needed by teachers to use microcomputers in teaching is provided. Recommendations for implementing computers in teacher education are suggested. (CW)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Inservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teacher Education
Southern Regional Education Board, Atlanta, GA. – 2000
This document provides a framework for academic and career/technical teachers who want to raise students' achievement through real-life projects reflecting the rigorous academic and technical standards needed for further learning in the workplace and postsecondary education. The document begins with definitions of the six A's of project-based…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Case Studies, Classroom Techniques
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Fox, John N.; Eddy, Jerry K. – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1990
This paper describes how computers were employed by workshop participants, the commercial materials used, some of the experiments performed using computer interfaces, and the effect of computer interfacing on the science laboratory. Increased student interest through the study of open-ended experiments is discussed. (CW)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Interfaces, Computer Uses in Education, Inservice Teacher Education