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Cowart, Beverly J.; Beauchamp, Gary K. – Child Development, 1986
Assesses the acceptance of and expressed preference for varying levels of salt in soup among children three to six years of age. (HOD)
Descriptors: Discovery Learning, Experiential Learning, Learning Processes, Sensory Experience
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Atwood, Virginia A.; And Others – Social Studies and the Young Learner, 1989
Maintains that young children view the world holistically, and thus the social studies curriculum should emphasize the concept of integration. Provides two sample lessons on soup in which students explore geographic concepts, history, economics, and the sociology of soup consumption and production. Includes teaching strategies and learning goals.…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Curriculum Development, Economics, Elementary Education
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Atwood, Virginia A.; And Others – Social Studies and the Young Learner, 1989
Demonstrates a thematic approach, using soup as the theme, to integrate and correlate elementary social studies with other subject areas. Outlines four soup activities, presenting goals, materials, strategies, and extensions of each. Stresses how integrated curricula effectively develops skills such as observing, inferring, serial ordering, and…
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Cooking Instruction, Cooperative Learning, Dramatics
Florida State Univ., Tallahassee. Center for Studies in Vocational Education. – 1985
This document consists of a learning activity packet (LAP) for the student and an instructor's guide for the teacher. The LAP is intended to acquaint occupational home economics students with preparing and serving soups. Illustrated information sheets and learning activities are provided in these areas: thin soups, thick soups, convenience soups,…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Cooking Instruction, Food
Mehay, Dennis Nolan – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Machine translation (MT) systems attempt to translate texts from one language into another by translating words from a "source language" and rearranging them into fluent utterances in a "target language." When the two languages organize concepts in very different ways, knowledge of their general sentence structure, or…
Descriptors: Syntax, Computational Linguistics, Translation, Grammar
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Kroeger, Stephen; Embury, Dusty; Cooper, Adam; Brydon-Miller, Mary; Laine, Chester; Johnson, Holly – Educational Action Research, 2012
The purpose of this action research project was to increase the local educational system's capacity to teach to greater student diversity across all grades through the use of Photovoice and co-teaching. Teacher education programs in the United States have reflected a historical legacy of separation according to student achievement and were…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Teacher Education Programs, Research Projects, Action Research
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Engel, Trudie; Streich, Russell – Reading Teacher, 2006
This article describes how one U.S. school district created a planned writing curriculum to provide strong, cohesive instruction for all students. Because of teacher preferences, some children received little instruction in expository writing, and scores on the state writing assessment fluctuated widely. The authors focus on how all teachers came…
Descriptors: Accountability, Writing Instruction, Writing Evaluation, Expository Writing
MDC, Inc., 2007
The South is arguably the most generous region of a generous nation. Southerners give to their universities and schools, to their soup kitchens and homeless shelters, to the community United Way, to relief agencies responding to natural disasters, and most specially to their churches and other religious institutions. As a whole, Southerners give…
Descriptors: Population Trends, Private Financial Support, Philanthropic Foundations, Social Action
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Tolin, David F. – Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 2009
The present article comments on the case conference presented in this issue, namely, Himle and Franklin's (Himle & Franklin, 2009) exposure and response prevention (ERP); Chosak and colleagues' (Chosak, Marques, Fama, Renaud, & Wilhelm, 2009) cognitive therapy (CT); and (Twohig, 2009) Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Two questions are…
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Cognitive Restructuring, Therapy, Prevention
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Canas, Alberto J.; Ford, Kenneth M.; Novak, Joseph D.; Hayes, Patrick; Reichherzer, Thomas R.; Suri, Niranjan – Science Teacher, 2001
Describes a collaborative software system that allows students from distant schools to share claims derived from their concept maps. Sharing takes place by accessing The Knowledge Soup, a repository of propositions submitted by students and stored on a computer server. Students can use propositions from other students to enhance their concept…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Concept Mapping, Distance Education, Educational Technology
Digby, Joan – National Collegiate Honors Council, 2010
The aim of Partners in the Parks (PITP) from its inception has been to introduce, or reintroduce, collegiate honors students to this country: not the transformed environment that we have constructed on its surface but the bedrock world upon which it rests. Like de Toqueville, Jefferson, Thoreau, Emerson, and so many others, these authors…
Descriptors: Honors Curriculum, Parks, Experiential Learning, Partnerships in Education
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McIntyre, Margaret, Ed. – Science and Children, 1983
Provided are recipes (with accompanying questions and activities) designed to help teachers and parents as they explore science and cooking with children. Recipes include those for orange soup, orange milk shakes, and yogurt. (JN)
Descriptors: Cooking Instruction, Early Childhood Education, Elementary School Science, Food
Beckett, Megan; Hawken, Angela; Jacknowitz, Alison – 2001
As the number of after-school programs has expanded, states are increasingly interested in information that helps in the design, selection, and management of such programs. With the sponsorship of Stone Soup Child Care Programs in California, the RAND Child Policy Project and the Promising Practices Network was commissioned to measure adherence of…
Descriptors: Accountability, Administration, After School Programs, Case Studies
Stanistreet, Paul – Adults Learning, 2007
This article features Crisis Skylight, a learning and activity centre, which opened in Spitalfields, East London, in 2002. Crisis Skylight was developed by Crisis, a national charity for single homeless people. It gives homeless people a chance to learn alongside other, non-homeless, members of their communities. Skylight's remit was…
Descriptors: Human Services, Employment, Homeless People, Educational Opportunities
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Hartman, Ann – School Science and Mathematics, 1975
Instructions are given for a first graders' science and mathematical lesson entitled: "Stone Soup" (based on a popular story by Marcia Brown). Activities include reading, discussing, collecting materials, cooking, growing plants, and observing physical and chemical changes. (CR)
Descriptors: Discovery Learning, Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary School Science
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