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Supakata, Nuta; Puangthongthub, Sitthichok; Srithongouthai, Sarawut; Kanokkantapong, Vorapot; Chaikaew, Pasicha – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2016
The objective of this study was to develop and implement a Reduce-Reuse-Recycle (RRR) communication strategy through environmental camp as a comprehensive communication tool to promote the RRR concept to elementary school students. Various activities from five learning bases including the folding milk carton game, waste separation relay, recycling…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Sanitation, Action Research, Participatory Research
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Stöckert, Alexandra; Bogner, Franz X. – Education Sciences, 2020
Efficient waste management is a major prerequisite for reaching sustainability as every one of us produces waste. Thus, educational interventions need to offer promising assistance to reduce individual waste as much as possible to promote environmentally friendly behavior beyond stereotypical notions about waste disposal. Those who know about all…
Descriptors: Sanitation, Sustainability, Teaching Methods, Environmental Education
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Nelson, Peter M.; Van Norman, Ethan R.; VanDerHeyden, Amanda – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2017
We used existing reading (n = 1,498) and math (n = 2,260) data to evaluate state test scores for screening middle school students. In Phase 1, state test data were used to create a research-derived cut score that was optimal for predicting state test performance the following year. In Phase 2, those cut scores were applied with future cohorts.…
Descriptors: Cutting Scores, Longitudinal Studies, Benchmarking, Middle School Students
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Gürbüz, Ramazan; Çalik, Muammer – Problems of Education in the 21st Century, 2021
Since contemporary learning theories, strategies and models offer the interdisciplinary approach, educators need new pedagogical alternative ways to attain it in practicum. For this reason, the current research aimed to illustrate how to intertwine mathematical modeling with an environmental issue that recruits waste management (e.g.,…
Descriptors: Mathematical Models, Environmental Education, Sanitation, Recycling
Schumpert, Kary; Dietz, Cyndra – School Business Affairs, 2012
After the oft-repeated three Rs (reduce, reuse, recycle) comes the lesser-known but equally important fourth R: rot. In this case, rot means compost. Classrooms, schools, and school districts can use a number of methods to establish a compost program. The finished product is a valuable soil amendment that adds fertility to local farmland, school…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Best Practices, Recycling, Wastes
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Latulippe, Joe; Latulippe, Christine – PRIMUS, 2014
As an often recommended but under-utilized pedagogical strategy, writing in mathematics has many benefits for students. However, creating and grading worthwhile writing projects can be more time-consuming than utilizing more traditional forms of assessment. This paper provides a concrete example of a writing project prompt, questions, directions,…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, College Mathematics, Undergraduate Study, Content Area Writing
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McPherson, Heather – Science Teacher, 2016
Materials science--the science of stuff--has made our lives better by making it possible for manufacturers to supply us with products. Students have misconceptions about materials use. Many may think using bottled water, for example, is harmless because they recycle the plastic empties, but they fail to consider the resources and energy used to…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Misconceptions, Recycling, Energy
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Tangwanichagapong, Siwaporn; Nitivattananon, Vilas; Mohanty, Brahmanand; Visvanathan, Chettiyappan – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2017
Purpose: This paper aims to describe the effects of 3R (reduce, reuse and recycle) waste management initiatives on a campus community. It ascertains the environmental attitudes and opinions of the residents and investigates their behavioral responses to waste management initiatives. Practical implications for enhancing sustainable waste management…
Descriptors: Campuses, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Sanitation
Hauschild, Staci; Poltavtchenko, Elena; Stoller, Fredricka L. – English Teaching Forum, 2012
In this article, the authors endorse a model that uses themes as springboards for language improvement, accompanied by the added benefit of content learning, though to differing degrees depending on the instructional setting. The themes that teachers choose to integrate into their language classrooms may reflect serious issues (e.g., elections,…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, English (Second Language), Listening, Language Skills
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Hasio, Cindy; Crane, Tommy J. – Art Education, 2014
Interior design is seldom integrated within the general art education curriculum because the subject matter is generally segregated as a commercial art. However, the importance of interior design concepts of sustainability in art education can really help a student understand the scale and proportion of space and mass, and how sustainability is…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Art Education, Concept Teaching, Interior Design
Lyon, Sally – Understanding Our Gifted, 2010
When the term "green" is used to describe a product or way of life, it means "environmentally friendly." Followers of the green movement believe that by reducing their own usage of resources, they can reduce their negative impact on the environment and influence culture to the same ends. The green movement has spread from individuals to companies…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Environmental Education, Conservation (Environment), Access to Information
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Humphreys, Kathryn; Kimbrell, Sinéad – Journal of Dance Education, 2013
Drawing on more than two decades of experience refining this teaching process, as well as insights from two consecutive research studies of Hubbard Street Dance Chicago's education work, this article presents best practice strategies for teaching choreography to elementary students in schools. The article outlines the rationale behind the Prepare,…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Instructional Effectiveness, Dance Education, Elementary Education
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Kahriman-Ozturk, Deniz; Olgan, Refika; Guler, Tulin – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2012
The purpose of this study is to describe ideas of preschool children about sustainable development. Basic qualitative research was utilized and 36 preschool children enrolled in four different preschools in Ankara were included in the study. Semi-structured interviews were used to obtain data related to ideas of preschool children on three pillars…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Children, Student Attitudes, Sustainable Development
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Noble, Howard; Curtis, Daniel; Tang, Kang – EDUCAUSE Quarterly, 2009
The government of the United Kingdom has set a target to reduce CO2 emissions by at least 34 percent from 1990 levels by 2020. The Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) will require all large public and private sector organizations across the U.K. to cut carbon emissions and report total CO2 emissions annually so that the data can be published in a…
Descriptors: Energy Conservation, Computers, Foreign Countries, Technological Advancement
Helmer, Jodi – Library Media Connection, 2010
Going green is a hot topic. Everyone from Hollywood to the White House is talking about the need to reduce, reuse, and recycle. Often, the messages are targeted to making changes at home: taking canvas bags to the supermarket, installing low flow showerheads and starting a compost pile. While these changes can make a big difference, such…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Libraries, Conservation (Environment), Work Environment
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