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Mann, Michele J.; Pynes, D'Anna – Science and Children, 2016
In this article, Mann and Pynes describe a five-day mini-project-based learning (PBL) unit about organisms and their environments that addresses the "Next Generation Science Standards" (3-LS4-3). Third-grade students were asked how they could determine which animals live in their neighborhoods. In teacher-determined collaborative groups,…
Descriptors: Science Education, Elementary School Science, Grade 3, Animals
Hammond, Beverly – Journal of College and Adult Reading and Learning, 1990
Describes an innovative program assuring teachers and students access to success-based lifelong learning. Describes how students at Silver Lake College engage in a self-assessment process which helps them identify the strengths and possible weaknesses managing college-level work. (PRA)
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Adult Students, Higher Education, Learning Processes
Quinn, Helen – Technical Writing Teacher, 1986
Describes one teacher's experience in an internship as a technical writer and editor and how it sharpened her awareness of what she must teach to emulate the workplace in the classroom and truly prepare technical writing students for communication in business and industry. (HTH)
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Higher Education, Internship Programs, Professional Development