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Fuqua, Lou; Fuqua, Debbie – 1982
Designed to address the skills that an auto parts specialist must master in order to be effective in the market place, this manual consists of 13 units of instruction. Covered in the units are orientation; human relations; communications; safety; parts and systems identification; stocking, shipping, and receiving; inventory control; cataloging and…
Descriptors: Auto Parts Clerks, Behavioral Objectives, Communications, Competency Based Education
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Bush, Tony – Improving Schools, 2017
In seeking to improve student outcomes, governments may choose to exercise direct control over schools, as in many centralised systems, or to provide frameworks for intermediate bodies to engage in improvement activities. One such body is the National College for School Leadership (NCSL), now the National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Improvement, Public Agencies, Government Role
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Rodgers, Wendy J.; Weiss, Margaret P. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2019
Nearly 63% of students with disabilities are included in general education classrooms for some part of their day, and at the high school level, 79% participate in state reading and math assessments (U.S. Department of Education, 2016). Middle and high school classes pose particular challenges because, unlike elementary classrooms, they are usually…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Team Teaching, Disabilities, General Education
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Gruenewald, David – Journal of Research in Rural Education, 2006
How do individuals know when, and what, to resist? Alan Schoenfeld, in the March 2006 issue of "Educational Researcher," tells a story of resistance that all math educators, and all curriculum specialists, need to consider. Schoenfeld titled his story, "What Doesn't Work: The Challenge and Failure of the What Works Clearinghouse to Conduct…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Educational Research, Mathematics Teachers, Instructional Effectiveness
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Alasmary, Abdullah – Language Teaching Research, 2022
The purpose of this article is to synthesize and analyse the most frequently occurring, widely dispersed and pedagogically useful lexical bundles in mathematical texts. Drawing on a five-million-word corpus of graduate-level textbooks, a total of 65 academic sequences meeting a predefined set of length, frequency and distribution criteria are…
Descriptors: Phrase Structure, Academic Language, Graduate Students, Textbooks
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Murphy, Carol – Mathematics Teacher Education and Development, 2016
This paper reports on the reflections of twenty-one primary preservice teachers following a microteaching experience that focused on the use of talk and collaborative group work, as part of a primary mathematics specialist education programme. Based on the didactic strategies of exploratory talk, the experience intended to develop knowledge for…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Mathematics Instruction, Thinking Skills, Elementary School Teachers
Gozali-Lee, Edith; Petersen, Amanda; Lee, Daniel; Hall, Thalia – Wilder Research, 2021
Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) collaborated with Wilder Research to conduct interviews with schools to understand how schools use their existing funding in order to sustain Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) implementation. The findings are presented in this report. Information on MDE's MTSS is included at the end of this report. MDE…
Descriptors: Positive Behavior Supports, Educational Finance, Program Implementation, Public Schools
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Aquino, Teresa L.; Levine, Elissa R. – Knowledge Quest, 2003
Describes the Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) program which helps school library media specialists and science and math teachers bring earth science, math, information literacy, information technology, and student inquiry into the classroom. Discusses use of the Internet to create a global network to study the…
Descriptors: Earth Science, Environmental Research, Global Approach, Information Literacy
Solomon, Pearl Gold – Corwin Press, 2007
In a new edition of her standards-based math workbook, author Pearl Gold Solomon covers essential concepts and skills as defined by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics for learners in middle schools. Designed as a comprehensive resource for planning curriculum, instruction, and assessment, The Math We Need to Know and Do in Grades 6-9,…
Descriptors: Middle Schools, Mathematics Skills, Curriculum Development, Brain
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Howard, Emma; Meehan, Maria; Parnell, Andrew – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2018
In "Maths for Business", a mathematics module for non-mathematics specialists, students are given the choice of completing the module content via short online videos, live lectures or a combination of both. In this study, we identify students' specific usage patterns with both of these resources and discuss their reasons for the…
Descriptors: Lecture Method, Mathematics Instruction, Foreign Countries, Mixed Methods Research
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Baroody, Alison E. – School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 2017
This study examined the contribution of classroom format on teaching effectiveness and achievement in English language arts (ELA) and mathematics. Secondary data analyses of the Measures of Effective Teaching database included 464 US classrooms. Classrooms were defined as self-contained if a generalist teacher provided instruction on all subjects…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Classroom Design, Academic Achievement, Language Arts
McDowell, Travis Rae – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The first courses freshman university students typically enroll in are the introductory science and math, courses that bridge from and build upon their prior educational experiences. These introductory courses often have large enrollment lectures coupled with supplemental sessions to teach using traditional educational practices, which may operate…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, College Science, STEM Education, Chemistry
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LaBrocca, RoseAnn; Morrow, Lesley Mandel – Reading Teacher, 2016
The purpose of this article is to describe how an elementary art specialist scaffolded learning of specific academic vocabulary during a unit on how to create hollow clay ceramic sculptures. Although much has been written recently on how elementary teachers might better teach academic vocabulary in reading and language arts contexts as well as in…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Art Education, Specialists, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique)
Lenard, Matthew; Townsend, Megan – Wake County Public School System, 2017
Following the recommendations of a 2013 instructional audit, the Academically or Intellectually Gifted department implemented a co-teaching instructional strategy in 41 volunteer schools starting in the 2014-15 school year. Implementation data and discussions with central office staff suggest that while implementation fidelity was relatively…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Gifted Education, Team Teaching, Program Implementation
Hesson, Heather – Online Submission, 2010
Background: This paper was written for a graduate level action research course at Muskingum University, located in New Concord, OH. Purpose: The purpose of this research was to determine which method of instruction best serves ALL high school students. Is it more advantageous to track ("ability group") students or not to track students…
Descriptors: Ability Grouping, Track System (Education), High School Students, Rural Schools
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