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Geraldi, Kevin M. – Music Educators Journal, 2008
In this article, the author explains that before beginning to create concert programs, it is important that ensemble conductors first develop a long-term curricular plan to which each individual program will contribute. He continues that if an ensemble curriculum is devised so that students make progress over the long term, dynamic growth can take…
Descriptors: Music Education, Curriculum Design, Music Activities, Long Range Planning
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Derry, Jan – Educational Review, 2004
Jerome Bruner points out in his prologue to the first volume of the English translation of The Collected Works that Vygotsky flirts with the idea that language creates free will. This article attempts to consider the influence of the Dutch seventeenth-century philosopher Spinoza on Vygotsky. An account of Spinoza's anti-Cartesian conception of…
Descriptors: Language, Philosophy, Cognitive Development
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Thomas, John I.; Hosford, Philip L. – Contemporary Education, 1975
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Theories, Learning
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Culross, Rita R.; Jenkins-Friedman, Reva – Gifted Child Quarterly, 1988
The article describes two approaches, based on the ideas of Jerome Bruner, to helping gifted students handle the social-emotional tasks involved in actualizing their abilities. One approach stresses developmental principles of Bruner while the other applies Bruner's principles to personal and group empowering. (DB)
Descriptors: Counseling Theories, Developmental Stages, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Development
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Sutherland, Richard; Knight, Richard – CALICO Journal, 1987
Describes a German language class in which a videodisk player is used to enhance oral proficiency. The basis for this model of instruction and the structuralist theory of learning developed by Jerome Bruner are discussed. The teaching steps of the model as applied to foreign language instruction are presented. (Author/LMO)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Psychology, German
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Garrett, LeAnn – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 1997
Discusses educational philosophies of John Dewey, Edgar Dale, and Jerome Bruner dealing with experience and learning and describes experiential learning activities within the curriculum of the School of Library and Information Studies at the University of Hawaii. Results of a study examining student attitudes toward experiential learning are…
Descriptors: Cataloging, Educational Philosophy, Experiential Learning, Higher Education
Orlofsky, Diane D. – 2001
This book issues a call for the reform of teacher education from within each individual methods classroom. It challenges teacher educators to use the learning theories of Jerome Bruner as a catalyst for constructing their own narrative concerning teacher education. It provides practical applications of theory in order to improve pedagogical…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Theories, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Sriraman, Bharath; Lesh, Richard – Mathematical Thinking & Learning: An International Journal, 2007
The name of Zoltan P. Dienes (1916- ) stands with those of Jean Piaget, Jerome Bruner, Edward Begle, and Robert Davis as a legendary figure whose work left a lasting impression on the field of mathematics education. Dienes' name is synonymous with the multibase blocks that he invented for the teaching of place value. Among numerous other things,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Numbers, Number Concepts, Manipulative Materials
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Walter, Virginia A. – Children's Literature in Education, 1996
Discusses the psychological function of the narrative form and metaphor in Lois Lowry's "Number of Stars." Draws on Jerome Bruner's work to suggest that narratives are central to the way that children and adults make sense of their lives and their selves. (TB)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Psychology, Higher Education
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Efland, Arthur – Studies in Art Education, 2000
Discusses a cognitive model that is an alternative to Jerome Bruner's spiral curriculum, developed and based on the metaphor that the mind's knowledge base is a lattice. States that the lattice metaphor offers an understanding of cognition but some questions still remained unanswered. (CMK)
Descriptors: Art Education, Cognitive Processes, Curriculum Development, Educational Practices
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Samples, Bob – Educational Leadership, 1992
Jerome Bruner identified three major ways of knowing: iconic, enactive, and symbolic. Schooling has been dominantly framed in the symbolic, and intelligence and achievement were measured in this realm. Gregory Bateson, concerned with mind-nature separation, differentiated between the map (a human-made abstraction) and the territory (the natural…
Descriptors: Cognitive Structures, Elementary Secondary Education, Holistic Approach, Intelligence
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Rogers, P. J. – Educational Studies, 1989
Describes some boisterous physical games which might be useful in promoting learning, especially in elementary mathematics classes with the socially disadvantaged. Provides a discussion of Jerome Bruner's theory which undergirds such activities. Presents results of an experiment using these methods with 160 children. Finds the case for using play…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged, Educational Research, Educational Theories, Elementary Education
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Parr, N. Carlotta – Philosophy of Music Education Review, 1999
Summarizes six principles that might serve as a theoretical framework supporting a new vision for the purposes and processes of music teacher preparation. Draws the principles from the conceptions of learning and teaching of Jerome Bruner, Maxine Greene, and Vernon A. Howard. Provides background information on their ideas. (CMK)
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Educational Theories, Higher Education, Music Education
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Barnes, Douglas – Primary Voices K-6, 1995
Suggests that the kinds of participation in the classroom conversation that are supported and encouraged by a teacher signals to students what learning is required of them. Introduces the articles in this special issue by discussing the ideas of Jerome Bruner, Lev Vygotsky, James Britton, and Mikhail Bakhtin. (RS)
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Classroom Environment, Elementary Education, Teacher Role
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Rogers, P. J.; Aston, F. M. – Educational Studies, 1990
Presents four educational experiments reflecting Jerome Bruner's theories on iconic and enactive representation to emphasize the need for more research on how children learn. Advocates greater institutional cooperation among schools, teachers, and researchers to improve research implementation and reduce problems of school disruption and…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, College Role, Concept Teaching, Educational Experiments
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