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Lenz, A. Stephen; Gómez Soler, Inmaculada; Dell'Aquilla, Julia; Uribe, Patricia Martinez – Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 2017
This article describes a 6-step process for the translation and cross-cultural adaptation of counseling assessments from source document into a target language. An illustrative example is provided using the Brief Resilience Scale (Smith et al., 2008) and considerations for counseling researchers are discussed.
Descriptors: Counseling, Cross Cultural Training, Counselor Evaluation, Translation
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Clary, Renee – Science Teacher, 2015
Interactive Historical Vignettes (IHVs) can serve as introductions to scientific content, pique students' interest, and reveal the nature of science to students (Clary and Wandersee 2006). Additionally, pivotal episodes in the life of a scientist can reveal the humanness of science, and the cultural and societal constraints in which the scientist…
Descriptors: Vignettes, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, History
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Smith, Cristine – Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary, and Basic Education, 2016
In this brief article, Cristine Smith discusses the development and use of professional development activities at the national, state and local program level. Professional development systems and funding exist in every state, and the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) has prioritized high-quality professional development for…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Program Development, Teacher Competencies, Theory Practice Relationship
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Fiorentini, Dario; Crecci, Vanessa Moreira – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2015
For more than 30 years, Dr. Marilyn Cochran-Smith has developed and directed research and contributed to publications about education and "practitioner research," especially about teachers' research and learning in inquiry communities. Her primary topics are inquiry communities, teacher research, teacher education for social…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Educational Research, Interviews, Profiles
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Valdiviezo, Laura A. – Educational Forum, 2014
At Smith Street Elementary School, the globalizing education trends that English language learner (ELL) teachers face focus on measuring student achievement through testing and the English mainstreaming of non-dominant students as opposed to the cultivation of the students' linguistic and cultural diversity. The ELL teachers at Smith Street…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, English Language Learners, English (Second Language), Academic Achievement
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Smith, Steven M.; Handy, Justin D.; Hernandez, Alan; Jacoby, Larry L. – Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 2018
It has often been shown that intentional recollection is influenced by context manipulations, such as context reinstatement (e.g., Smith, 2013; Smith & Vela, 2001), but whether or not automatic retrieval (e.g., Jacoby, 1991) is likewise context dependent remains an open question. Here, we present two experiments that examined effects of…
Descriptors: Memory, Context Effect, Priming, Undergraduate Students
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Anderson, Derek L.; Zyhowski, Joni – Social Studies, 2018
This case study investigated how two 8th-grade teachers planned for, delivered, and reflected on their teaching of the 2016 Presidential Election. Data sources included classroom observations, teacher interviews, and lesson plans. Despite integrating student-centered lessons about the election with social and political events in US History from…
Descriptors: Grade 8, Lesson Plans, Teaching Methods, Observation
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Smith, K. Christopher; Villarreal, Savannah – Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2015
In this reply to Elon Langbeheim's response to an article recently published in this journal, authors Smith and Villarreal identify several types of general chemistry students' misconceptions concerning the concept of particle position during physical change. They focus their response on one of the misconceptions identified as such: Given a solid…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Science Instruction, Scientific Concepts, Misconceptions
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Rabideau, Lindsey K.; Stanton-Chapman, Tina L.; Brown, Tiara S. – Young Exceptional Children, 2018
The most researched and effective practice for instructing children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is applied behavior analysis (ABA; Baer, Wolf, & Risley, 1968; Reichow, 2012; Smith & Eikeseth, 2011; Virués-Ortega, 2010). ABA is a scientific approach to systematic instruction, data collection, and data analysis based on observable…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Teaching Methods, Behavior Modification
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Smith, Dan – Teaching History, 2016
Dan Smith was concerned that his pupils were drawing on oversimplified generalisations about different periods of the past when they were considering why interpretations change over time. This led him to consider how pupils' contextual knowledge and chronological fluency might be used more explicitly in order to avoid weak generalisations about…
Descriptors: History Instruction, War, Generalization, Teaching Methods
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Mala, Cynthia Lindquist – Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, 2016
Humor is not only instinctive and a basic human need, but it also is very good medicine. Laughter boosts the immune system, lowers blood pressure, reduces stress hormones, and is linked to healthy functioning organs. [This article was written with Mylo Redwater Smith.]
Descriptors: Humor, American Indians, Medicine, Physiology
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Bacal, Jessica; Ly, Minh; Walters, Jennifer L.; Einbinder, Allyson – Theory Into Practice, 2015
Smith College initiated an ePortfolio pilot project to guide students in documenting key learning experiences and in linking those experiences to Smith's institutional mission of "developing leaders for society's challenges" (Smith College, 2011). Twenty-one college students volunteered to participate in the pilot, based on the…
Descriptors: Learning Experience, Portfolio Assessment, Electronic Publishing, Institutional Mission
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Bremer, Howard W. – Industry and Higher Education, 2013
This article considers the effects of the Leahy--Smith America Invents Act, signed into law in September 2011, on the US patent system and its potential negative implications for US patent activities and patent culture. (Contains 2 notes.)
Descriptors: Intellectual Property, Federal Legislation, Higher Education, Research and Development
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Smith, Jonathan Z.; Pearson, Thomas; Gallagher, Eugene V.; Jensen, Tim; Fujiwara, Satoko – Teaching Theology & Religion, 2014
This interview was recorded in November 2012 in Jonathan Z. Smith's Hyde Park graystone. Professor Smith offers insights into how he thinks about his classroom teaching and his students' learning through descriptions of various assignments and classroom activities he has developed over more than forty years of teaching. The discussion…
Descriptors: Religious Education, College Instruction, Assignments, Class Activities
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Kay, Cheryl – Journal of Dance Education, 2017
This article documents a reflexive personal teacher narrative (Brookfield 1995; Cochran-Smith and Lytle 2009; Humphreys 2005; Hamilton, Smith, and Worthington 2009; Larrivee 2010) about understanding the legacy of the Indian Residential School experience for indigenous people of British Columbia, Canada. In 2015, a new curriculum was introduced. I…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Personal Narratives, Residential Schools, Dance
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