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National Organization of Mothers of Twins Clubs. – 1999
One of the most common parenting issues faced by families with multiple birth children is that of the dynamics involved in sibling cooperation and competition. This document compiles stories from the Mothers of Twins Club "Notebook" examining the issue of cooperation versus competition. The first story discusses the impact of the twin…
Descriptors: Child Rearing, Children, Competition, Cooperation
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Jezl, Barbara Ann – Science, 1990
Reviewed are "LABTECH NOTEBOOK,""LabVIEW," and "Parameter Manager pmPLUS/pmTALK." Each package is described including functions, uses, hardware, and costs. Advantages and disadvantages of this type of laboratory approach are discussed. (CW)
Descriptors: College Science, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Interfaces, Computer Simulation
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Treffinger, Donald J.; Johnsen, E. Peter – Liberal Education, 1973
An experiment in self-directed learning, through which the student not only learns, but learns to identify his personal objectives and goals. (Editor)
Descriptors: Educational Programs, Higher Education, Instructional Programs, Learning Laboratories
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Flight, David S. – Administrator's Notebook, 1970
Compares successful educational research and development organizations with unsuccessful ones, and delineates evidence of the relative technical and interpersonal competence of organization members. (Author)
Descriptors: Educational Research, Regional Laboratories, Research and Development Centers
Franklin, Sharon, Ed. – 1988
Based on the conviction that word processing can be used to support the key elements in process writing, writing across the curriculum, cooperative learning, and literature-based instruction, this collection of 90 short articles offers a diversity of ideas to help build an enriched student-, language-, and world-centered curriculum. The book is…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Cooperative Learning, Elementary Secondary Education
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Bornstein-Grove, Matthew; Hamel, Fred L. – Social Education, 2013
The conversation starts quickly as two students come together in a 10th grade social studies classroom, half-way through a role play activity a symposium begins. Both students are sporting "Hello, my name is…" stickers on their shirts, and each attempts to speak in character. One represents an anti-whaling activist. Helen stands holding…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Classroom Techniques, Role Playing, Discussion
Jimenez-Aleixandre, Maria Pilar; Diaz de Bustamante, Joaquin – 1997
This study is part of a larger study on the problems that high school students' have in the interpretation and production of drawings and graphic representations in practical work in the biology laboratory, specifically with the use of the microscope. This part of the study focuses on classroom discourse among students and teacher as they use the…
Descriptors: Biology, Classroom Communication, Foreign Countries, Grade 11
Franklin, Sharon, Ed.; Madian, Jon, Ed. – Writing Notebook: Creative Word Processing in the Classroom, 1986
Produced using a Macintosh Plus and LaserWriter Printer, these journals present articles relating to word processing in the classroom. Articles and their authors for the November/December 1986 issue include: "Computer Assisted Instruction: Western Europe" (Owen and Irene Thomas); "FrEd Writing" (B. Fleury); "Writing Up a…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Cooperative Learning, Creative Writing
Pierce, Alan – Education Digest: Essential Readings Condensed for Quick Review, 2008
The nonprofit organization One Laptop per Child (OLPC) has a mission that is easy to articulate but very challenging to achieve: Provide laptop computers to the almost 2 billion children who live in parts of the world where poverty and the lack of a structured educational system deprive them of an adequate education. To further complicate the…
Descriptors: Computers, Nonprofit Organizations, Computer Uses in Education, Appropriate Technology
Willcuts, Meredith Harris – ProQuest LLC, 2009
The overall purpose of this action research study was to explore the experiences of ten middle school science teachers involved in a three-year partnership program between scientists and teachers at a Department of Energy national laboratory, including the impact of the program on their professional development, and to improve the partnership…
Descriptors: Scientific Principles, Science Teachers, Scientists, Professional Development
Szteinberg, Gabriela A. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The Center for Authentic Science Practice in Education (CASPiE) is a National Science Foundation funded initiative that seeks to introduce first- and second-year undergraduate students to research in their mainstream laboratory courses. To investigate the effects of this research-based curriculum, a longitudinal study was initiated at Purdue…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Science Education, Student Research, Scientific Research
Anderson, R. Joseph; Butler, Orville R. – Center for History of Physics of the American Institute of Physics, 2008
This project is the first systematic study of the organizational structure, communications patterns, and archival records of industrial physicists in the U.S., and it provides general guidelines for understanding and documenting their work. The study confirms that the organization and management of industrial R&D is volatile, changing in response…
Descriptors: Physics, Corporations, Industry, Laboratories
Switzer, Anna – Teaching PreK-8, 1995
Describes how a school "lending library" of portable "notebook" microcomputers has successfully augmented the computers in the school computer laboratory (used primarily for computer-assisted instruction) and has added several dimensions to student and teacher use in the classroom as well as enabling teachers and students to…
Descriptors: Administrators, Class Activities, Computer Uses in Education, Elementary Education
Pfeiffer, Carl H. – 1968
The two student notebooks in this set provide the basic course outline and assignments for the second year of a four year senior high school unified science program. The two volumes contain these four units: Expansion of Ideas About the Nature of Matter, Characteristics of Living Matter, Mechanisms of Life Processes, and Patterns of Change. The…
Descriptors: Biology, Chemistry, Fused Curriculum, Instructional Materials
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Shanafelt, Michael – T.H.E. Journal, 2004
Wireless Local Area Networks are the most widely adopted networking technology to hit the market in the last three years. They have the potential to make network applications and the Internet available anywhere on a campus so that students and faculty are no longer tethered to their offices or shared computer laboratories in order to connect to a…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Computers, Distance Education, Computer Networks
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