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Hartshorne, Richard; Waring, Scott M.; Okraski, Hank – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2019
While the importance of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education to address complex world problems, such as global warming, disease, and an increasingly interdependent world economy has led to many educational reform efforts in recent years, other content areas, such as social studies, have unnecessarily become…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Educational Change, Social Studies, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Lemley, Stephanie M.; Ivy, Jessica T.; Franz, Dana Pomykal; Oppenheimer, Seth F. – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2019
Communicating mathematical ideas through writing, listening, and verbalizing allows students to think about how they "think" about mathematics. By focusing this communication on a reflection of how one thinks about mathematics, metacognitive writing engages students as mathematicians and learners. In this article we describe a…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Middle School Teachers, Mathematics Teachers, Middle School Mathematics
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Roberts, Kean; Kruse, Jerrid – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2019
As people seek out more naturalistic experiences (e.g. camping, visiting National and State Parks, etc.), it is increasingly important for students to leave our classrooms with an understanding of and relationship to nature. The NGSS exposes students to environmental problems of today and works toward the EPA's description of environmental…
Descriptors: Natural Resources, Ecology, Environmental Education, Conservation (Environment)
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Greathouse, Paula; Eisenbach, Brooke B.; Kaywell, Joan F. – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2019
Defining what it means to be an "effective teacher" is a difficult, but necessary, undertaking, as research reveals a correlation between teacher qualities and student success (Buchel and Edwards 2005; Darling-Hammond 2000; Lupascu, Pa^nisoa, and Pa^nisoar 2014; Stronge 2007). The literature on this topic clearly demonstrates that there…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Effectiveness, Expertise
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Mazher, Waseem – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2019
The purpose of this article is to explore how to teach secondary school students with learning disabilities (LD) to cope effectively, so they may develop self-determination (independence) skills in secondary school and beyond, in college. Teachers need to know about coping and what makes it effective in school as well as in a college context. I…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Learning Disabilities, Coping, College Preparation
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Howard, Christy Maranda; Ticknor, Anne Swenson – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2019
In this article we share several activities we use in our teacher education literacy courses that incorporate a social justice lens. For each activity we suggest resources, offer examples we have created and used in our teaching, and share research to support each activity. The activities build on each other, with the intent of increasing…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Preservice Teacher Education, Learning Activities, Cultural Awareness
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Styslinger, Mary E.; Stowe, Jennifer; Walker, Nicole; Hyatt Hostetler, Kayla – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2019
This article shares processes and practices which foster students' critical consciousness. Critical consciousness, the core of social justice teaching, is a heightened awareness of the world and the power structures that shape it. Teachers can become forces for equity and change by: challenging students to reflect critically on their beliefs and…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Consciousness Raising, Reflection, Beliefs
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Wright, Kim B. – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2019
STEM teaching occurs within national and state policy contexts that are constantly shifting in terms of standards and accountability due to the current and intense focus on students' STEM outcomes. In the last two decades, federal legislation as well as common standards movements increasingly influence what and how STEM teachers instruct their…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Teacher Competencies, Faculty Development, Knowledge Base for Teaching
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Hackmann, Donald G.; Malin, Joel R.; Fuller Hamilton, Asia N.; O'Donnell, Laura – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2019
Individualized Learning Plans (ILPs), an effective strategy to promote students' college and career readiness, are increasingly used in US school systems as a mechanism to encourage students' career exploration and identification of career goals. After describing features of ILPs, we provide an example of the ILP process developed and implemented…
Descriptors: Individualized Education Programs, Individualized Instruction, Career Readiness, College Readiness
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Griffith, Jason J. – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2018
This article features student perspectives on the role of personal writing in English class. Key findings and quotations are shared from two in-depth interviews with students who wrote exceptional personal essays as part of a narrative nonfiction unit in a 10th grade English class. Participants reported that writing personally generated more…
Descriptors: English Instruction, Writing (Composition), Grade 10, High School Students
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Mazher, Waseem – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2018
The purpose of this article is to explore how to teach students with learning disabilities (LD) to cope effectively, so that they may develop self-determination (independence) skills in middle school. Teachers need to understand the definition of coping and what makes coping effective. They can then tailor instruction of students with LD with…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Middle School Students, Coping, Self Determination
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Gierlach, Peter; Washburn, Erin K. – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2018
With the implementation of the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts and Literacy, as well as the onset of the C3 framework from the National Council of Social Studies, social studies teachers are tasked with integrating content and writing instruction in thoughtful and relevant ways. A middle school social studies teacher…
Descriptors: Persuasive Discourse, Writing (Composition), Social Studies, Writing Instruction
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Thacker, Emma S.; Lee, John K.; Fitchett, Paul G.; Journell, Wayne – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2018
While the use of inquiry-based instruction has been encouraged for many years, it continues to be the exception rather than the norm. The publication of the "College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework," as well as the Inquiry Design Model that provides structure for its implementation, offer support for teachers to use inquiry in…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Social Studies, Teaching Experience, Inquiry
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Bergman, Daniel J. – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2018
The present article highlights teacher paraphrasing, a response habit that can hinder student problem solving, authentic classroom dialogue, and promotion of a democratic classroom. Specifically, it discusses reasons teachers may have for paraphrasing student comments, along with potential impediments for student learning. Alternative response…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Teacher Response, Problem Solving, Teacher Student Relationship
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Thomas, M'Balia; Russell, Alisa LaDean; Warren, Hannah V. – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2018
On the 20th anniversary of J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series, we examine the narratives of pedagogical practice of three teachers at "Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry". By drawing on these characters' stories of teaching as presented in Rowling's novels, we foreground their personal practical knowledge and the relationship of…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Educational Practices, Novels, Teachers
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